What do you do when your online presence keeps expanding with websites, campaign sites and new online channels, but your resources (surprise!) stay the same? So far to most the futile answer has been to try to maintain and update the ever-growing mountain of sites and content. But that’s a battle you […]
Today most countries are drowning in central government websites. In a small, but highly digital country like Denmark with just over 5 million inhabitants there are currently 1000+ government websites and in the US the number is 24.000 websites.
There are certainly more government websites out there than necessary.
To put it another way – time has […]
It really does not matter what you are trying to achieve; whether implementing content management, search, portal or something “social”, the project is certain to face internal organizational challenges along the way and will require a level of organizational maturity in order to avoid complete failure. How do you figure out whether your organization is […]
Earlier this week I had the pleasure of attending a meeting in London in our UK Web Manager Group. At the meeting I talked to Gerard Walsh from investment manager Schroders. With the unusual title of Head of Web and CRM, Walsh has a different perspective and broader mandate than most other web managers.
While listening […]
Many web managers and consultants agree that having a web strategy and governance structure in place would make their job much easier and would provide benefits for the organisation.
However, most web managers also agree that moving from the day to day tasks of maintaining a website to thinking strategically is an overwhelming task. It requires […]
Earlier this week Microsoft released sneak peak videos of SharePoint 2010, which have created quite a buzz among the many working within the SharePoint goldmine. A blog post by US-based SharePoint expert Mauro Cardarelli, co-author of “Essential SharePoint 2007 – Delivering High Impact Collaboration”, called Planning for SharePoint 2010, caught my attention as he called […]
A while ago my colleague Janus Boye wrote an interesting blog post recommending that you decentralise your web team in order to get the most out of talented employees outside the central web team and benefit from their knowledge of local requirements. I definitely recognise his observation that creative individuals with strong online skills can […]