NOREX News section will be updated frequently with member alerts, news releases, helpful links, event notices, member gold nuggets, resource additions and helpful community building information. If it's new, you will find it here.
New Article posted: (01/15/13)
If your organization is looking at upgrading to SharePoint 2013, from a version other than SharePoint 2010, it will require the purchase of a third-party migration tool. That according to discussion during a recent SharePoint WebForum.
New Article posted: (01/09/13)
The number of NOREX member organizations allowing personally-owned mobile devices has increased dramatically in the past year. Almost one fourth of the organizations participating in a recent NOREX Mobile Device Quick Poll indicated they allow BYOD without limitations, and almost half of the respondents said BYOD is allowed with some limitations.
New Article posted: (12/20/12)
Organizations looking to establish a formal Change Management program should plan on a slow, gradual implementation process. That according to members participating in a recent Change Management WebForum.
New Article posted: (12/18/12)
It looks like the licensing of Microsoft Lync, the popular unified communication tool, is not getting any less complicated, according to discussion during a recent NOREX WebForum.
New Article posted: (12/13/12)
The market for Service Desk/Help Desk software is crowded. During a recent WebForum, members discuss the pros and cons of some of the most popular tools.
New Article posted: (12/12/12)
Microsoft’s Lync unified communication platform is being deployed by many NOREX member organizations. Approximately half of the 70 participants on a recent Lync webforum indicated they had already installed the tool. They provided input on Lync’s features and advice for deployment of the tool.
New Article posted: (12/10/12)
NOREX Government members discuss purchasing responsibilities in a recent WebForum.
New Article posted: (11/14/12)
During a recent WebForum, NOREX members discuss vendor management from the initiation process to using scorecards to rate vendor performance. Discussion was also held around improving vendor relationships.
New Article posted: (11/12/12)
An increasing number of NOREX member organizations are opening up their social media access policies and getting more involved in the corporate usage of social media, according to discussion during a recent WebForum.
New Article posted: (10/29/12)
NOREX members discussed the evaluation, selection and implementation of network monitoring tools during a recent WebForum. The session included an overview of the tools in use and a discussion on the optimum settings for network scanning.