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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.

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New Article posted: (02/10/15)

Members shared tips and tools for the usage of SharePoint 2013 during a recent WebForum and many “gold nuggets” were cited. Read more
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New Article posted: (02/03/15)

An increasing number of NOREX member organizations are implementing Business Intelligence tools to provide critical data to business units.  During a recent WebForum, members compared several of the more popular BI tools, including Cognos, MicroStrategy,Tableau, Qlikview and others. Read more
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New Article posted: (01/14/15)

Now that SaaS cloud usage has become commonplace at NOREX member organizations, the usage of IaaS and PaaS cloud solutions is gaining traction, according to discussion during a recent WebForum. Read more
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New Article posted: (12/18/14)

Here’s a tip regarding Microsoft Office 365 from a member who participated in the recent Dallas Regional Roundtable Read more
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New Article posted: (12/08/14)

Many NOREX member organizations are finding it difficult to hire qualified IT specialists. During a recent Roundtable in Portland, members shared recruiting tips and helpful resources which are highlighted in the following session notes.  Read more
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New Article posted: (11/19/14)
  
Do you know the difference between information and knowledge? It’s an important consideration when implementing a Knowledge Management system, according to discussion during a recent NOREX WebForum Read more
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New Article posted: (10/17/14)

Interest among NOREX members in the adoption of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library disciplines seems to be growing dramatically.  NOREX is hosting a series of WebForums on the various ITIL disciplines including Problem, Incident, Release and Configuration Management.  Polls taken during a recent session show the extent of interest in ITIL, software products that are in use and staff certification trends. 

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New Article posted: (10/08/14)

Finding new ways to reduce IT costs is an ongoing exercise for NOREX members. Our recent IT Budget Quick Poll highlights recent cost-saving initiatives as well as identifying IT Budget and Salary trends Read more
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New Article posted: (09/09/14)

If your organization is considering a move to Office 365 for cloud-based Exchange, be advised that some members are unsatisfied with Microsoft’s anti-spam tool. Read more
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New Article posted: (08/26/14)

Does your IT department have responsibility for Business Continuity Planning?  If so, you’re not alone, according to discussion during a recent BCP WebForum Read more