JFDI's Blog

Opinion pieces and technical articles from JFDI staff
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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What is SharePoint Information Architecture?

Information architecture is the design of the structure which classifies information across an organisation. Information can take many guises: spreadsheets, presentations, documents, forms, web pages, videos, images... the list goes on. JFDI are SharePoint experts....

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Outlook 2010: Adding GMail-style archive features

One of the cool features Google added to Gmail was the Archive button - a way to quickly get items out of your inbox: out of sight, out of mind, but not out of the scope of a search. This way you're not confronted with a massive inbox, just the items you need to deal...

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A series of short, informative SharePoint videos