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Quotes and learnings from J. Boye Aarhus 11

The level of digital activity was up across social networks and blogs at the J. Boye Aarhus 11 conference for web & intranet professionals. Here a few pointers to some of the early postings followed by top 10 conference tweets. The conference conversation continues and feel free to add your learnings below. Conference summaries and
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Top tweets from #jboye11 in Philly

With spot on wifi at J. Boye 11 in Philadelphia, we noticed quite a high volume of tweeting this year.  We wanted to share with you what we thought are the top tweets from this years conference. By Michael Edson, The Smithsonian Institution By Andy Pemberton, CapTech By Beth Gleba, IKEA By Ravi Mynampaty, Harvard
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The intranet is not dead

Last week I presented at the annual Online Information conference in London in a session titled “Death of the Intranet”. Speaking after me in the same session was senior Forrester analyst Tim Walters and we both agreed that intranets are not dead. However it may be practical in some organisations to avoid the term intranet
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Great intranets still have a long way to go

In preparation for my intranet presentation at the Online Information conference in London, I’ve been talking to several intranet professionals about their current significant challenges. Despite various advances over the last years, it seems everybody agrees that there is still a long way to go for intranets if they are to fulfill their real potential. When I first
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Best speaker: Neil Morgan talks collaboration

Congratulations to Neil Morgan, global intranet and web manager, from the WWF for being voted Thursday’s best speaker at the recent J. Boye Aarhus 2009 conference. Neil’s presentation discussed how the WWF are using Google Apps for collaboration. Collaborating using Google Apps has pretty much become fundamental in the organisation. Everyone just “get it”. The
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Why is your content so bad?

While technology problems often steal the attention, fact is that many Web and intranet professionals struggle just as much with the content side of things. We have too much content, outdated content, content that is not user-friendly. The list goes on. I talked to Kristina Halvorson, author of the recently published book Content Strategy for
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Overflight Excellence Award 2008 goes to Caroline Coetzee

It has been a very exciting and also busy week hosting more than 260 delegates in Aarhus for jboye08, our annual online conference for practitioners. Among many duties, I was particularly honoured that Steve Arnold offered to found a new award to the best conference speaker. The Overflight Excellence award and a €500 cash prize
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