Laura Calaway

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Laura Calaway

About Laura Calaway

Laura has more than 20 years of information technology experience from multiple industries and has worked as both technologist and change management lead. Her focus is on enterprise technology initiatives requiring extensive business process re-design and organizational alignment, usually in a global environment

Office 365 Groups?? PAAAAAAARTY!!! (by the rules)

By | 2017-05-23T10:35:16+00:00 June 16th, 2015|IT Strategy & Implementation, Operational & Process Improvement, SharePoint Adoption|

Warning: this post compares governance to partying… proceed at your own risk! As expected, Microsoft had several exciting announcements at Ignite, including unveiling their evolving Office 365 Groups capability. Groups shift the focal point of sites from a physical “town square” metaphor – where everyone gathers around a central piazza [...]

Expressworks Confirmed As Gold Sponsor Of SharePoint Fest – Seattle 2015

By | 2015-04-23T18:07:54+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|News, Events & Announcements, SharePoint Adoption|

Expressworks has been named a Gold Sponsor of SharePoint Fest Seattle to be held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington, August 18-20, 2015. Conference delegates will hear from keynote speakers and attend breakout sessions. Over 70 sessions will be offered across multiple tracks, as well as an [...]

Using SharePoint as “Just” a File Share is OK, Too

By | 2017-05-23T10:26:52+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|IT Strategy & Implementation, SharePoint Adoption|

I returned last week from the SharePoint Fest conference in Washington, DC, energized and even more enthusiastic about the challenge of SharePoint adoption. I met many wonderful people who are working really hard to spread the word about what SharePoint can do for their organizations, and who reinforced that our [...]

Expressworks Confirmed As Gold Sponsor Of SharePoint Fest – D.C. 2015

By | 2015-04-17T02:23:21+00:00 February 17th, 2015|News, Events & Announcements, SharePoint Adoption|

Expressworks has been named a Gold Sponsor of SharePoint Fest D.C. to be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC, April 8-10, 2015. Expressworks is a Gold Sponsor of SharePoint Fest D.C., and joins other sponsors in bringing this conference to the Walter E. Washington Convention [...]

Sink The Boats And Burn The Bridges!

By | 2017-05-23T10:31:49+00:00 April 7th, 2014|SharePoint Adoption|

It’s a centuries-old lesson. Be it to compel loyalty to the cause, force a confrontation, or show confidence in the path forward, military leaders have been known to scuttle ships and destroy bridges to make retreat impossible. While not nearly as historic as Alexander the Great or Hernán Cortés, we [...]

You Can’t Adopt SharePoint

By | 2017-05-23T10:32:45+00:00 March 27th, 2014|SharePoint Adoption|

Much has been written about adopting SharePoint as a collaboration tool, a workflow engine, a communication vehicle. Countless slides have been written, training and coaching sessions offered, and Power Users designated. But in the end, these campaigns fail if they focus on SharePoint the platform, instead of how SharePoint is [...]