JFDI's Blog

Opinion pieces and technical articles from JFDI staff
Working together though apart

Working together though apart

Team Huddle. Smiles and laughter. We're often asked about technology to help people work effectively from home. We use Microsoft Teams, of course, but that's only a tool. And tools do not a solution make! Collaboration systems are one of those automations that has...

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Robotic Process Automation is not the solution.

Robotic Process Automation is not the solution.

The RPA fans will probably disagree. RPA (Robotic Process Automation) has been hyped as a panacea for all business automation requirements. But it's just a tool. It's as much of a solution as a hammer is a solution for your new roofing requirements. Get excited about...

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Abstraction: Automate, Rinse, Repeat

Abstraction: Automate, Rinse, Repeat

Abstraction is a way of thinking about what’s common between even seemingly unrelated processes, allowing us to create generalised tools applicable to many processes. Here’s how we’ve used abstraction through the years.

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Gamification and IoT

Gamification and IoT

Vasilis Gkogkidis is a gamification consultant working with JFDI’s partner company and leading gamification consultancy Gamification+. Here’s his take on how gamification and the internet of things relate to each other.

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The Six Pillars of Great Intranets

The Six Pillars of Great Intranets

Do you have an Intranet at work? If you have to work with colleagues on documents, chances are you do. Do you love it? Do you hate it? At JFDI we thought long and hard about what makes a good one. We’d like to share with you our top tips for Intranet success.

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Making Software Better

Making Software Better

Originally published as a guest blog for Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce Software is a tool. The programs you run on your business computers are your toolkit. They are the tools you give yourself and your employees, enabling you to do your work. Software is...

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Motivate Everyone with a Better Intranet

Motivate Everyone with a Better Intranet

Originally published as a guest blog for Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce This week we are fresh back from the European SharePoint Conference. This year it was held it in Vienna. It was a fantastic opportunity for us, we met new customers and also made a few...

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Smart Building Technology

Smart Building Technology

Originally published as a guest blog for Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce JFDI were proud to participate in the Chamber's Future of the Workplace event in September 2016. As well as answering delegates' questions about our vision of how the workplace will...

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A series of short, informative SharePoint videos