Next week, the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) will be welcoming 6,000 Reform Jewish congregational lay and professional leaders to our Biennial convention in Boston, MA. This is the biggest event the URJ hosts, with maybe the most impact. Almost every member of our staff is involved in the preparation for Biennial in some way, … Continue reading All The Stars Align in Yammer
Ready, Fire, Aim. If you don't aim first, you will most likely miss. If you quickly pick up a bow, immediately pull back and release the arrow, chances are good the arrow will fly exactly where you don't want it to go. Ready, Aim, Fire. Instead, take a deep breath, carefully focus on the middle … Continue reading Avoid Collaboration in 3 Easy Steps: Ready, Fire, Aim!
Yammer, the Microsoft enterprise social network platform, made an important statement about the importance of transparency and collaboration when it released its new Group Insights analytics dashboard last week. Usage information is usually something that is accessible by only a chosen few. Being able to determine how many people have accessed a certain resource online, … Continue reading Go Transparent…Democratize your Data
They sat next to each other on stage. Two country music troubadours. John Hiatt who has played a rough edged, twangy country music bordering on rock and roll since the early 1970's, and Lyle Lovett who finds a way to effortlessly switch between country western and big band jazz music while telling bitingly clever stories … Continue reading Two Troubadours Working Out Loud