Welcome!

News Feed Item

Axceler Golden Lifeguard Awards Recognize Best SharePoint Governance Applications

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/20/12 -- Axceler, a pioneer in collaboration governance, administration and migration solutions, today announced the results of the first annual Golden Lifeguard Awards that honor the best enterprise applications of governance in SharePoint. The winners were unveiled at a gala event during the SharePoint Conference 2012 in Las Vegas and were presented their awards by former Baywatch star Pam Anderson.

The award honors individuals or a team that has conceived, developed and defined best practices around governance that resulted in a notable increase in security and compliance within their SharePoint environment.

The Golden Lifeguard Award Winners:

The judges applauded Flowserve's massive undertaking to build out a greenfield environment for over 10,000 distributed employees as well as its focus on using SharePoint to replace legacy systems and their dedication to building processes to prevent viral/unchecked proliferation of SharePoint sites.

Biogen Idec was praised for the development of a "SharePoint for Dummies" training program, partnerships with their business and IT teams and the focus on user adoption that resulted in a positive experience for end-users.

"I am pleased to congratulate the winners of the Golden Lifeguard Award who have demonstrated how best practices can ensure that relevant company policies, as well as audit and regulatory mandates, are consistently enforced in their SharePoint environments," said Michael Alden, CEO and President at Axceler. "I also want to thank our esteemed team of judges for their work on this award."

Judges for the Golden Lifeguard Award include the following SharePoint luminaries:

  • Michal Pisarek: SharePoint MVP, Founder of Dynamic Owl Consulting in Vancouver, Canada. A boutique, progressive SharePoint consulting firm as well as SharePoint Analyst HQ Blog.
  • Susan Hanley: SharePoint, Knowledge Management, Portals and Collaboration Consultant, author, and industry speaker.
  • Ruven Gotz: Director, Collaboration at Avanade. SharePoint MVP, speaker and author.
  • Veronique Palmer: Founder of Let's Collaborate, SharePoint MVP, SharePoint user adoption expert.
  • David Rubinstein: An award-winning journalist and the editor-in-chief of SD Times and SharePoint Tech Report, and conference chairman of SPTechCon: The SharePoint Technology Conference.
  • Sarah Haase: Collaboration & Search Engineer at Best Buy, speaker, and organizer of SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities.
  • Owen Allen: Vice President of Solutions at Pingar, SharePoint expert, and community advocate.
  • Ant Clay: Founder and CEO of Soulsailor Consulting, SharePoint business technology consultant.

About Axceler

Axceler is an expert in governance for collaboration in the social enterprise. ControlPoint, Axceler's award-winning SharePoint governance tool, won the Best of Connections Award, the Gold Editors' Best Award and the Bronze Community Choice Award in the SharePoint category from the readers and editors of Windows IT Pro. More than 2,700 organizations worldwide are using Axceler solutions to govern their SharePoint environments. Axceler is headquartered in Woburn, MA, USA, with offices in Redmond, Los Angeles, London and Sydney. For more information, visit http://www.axceler.com.

Axceler and Axceler ControlPoint are registered trademarks. All other trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos referenced herein belong to their respective companies.

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2159792

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Press Contact:

Lisa Allocca
Red Javelin Communications
978.470.2227
Email Contact

Claudine Bianchi
Axceler
781-897-4447
Email Contact

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
The taxi industry never saw Uber coming. Startups are a threat to incumbents like never before, and a major enabler for startups is that they are instantly “cloud ready.” If innovation moves at the pace of IT, then your company is in trouble. Why? Because your data center will not keep up with frenetic pace AWS, Microsoft and Google are rolling out new capabilities. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Don Browning, VP of Cloud Architecture at Turner, posited that disruption is inevitable for comp...
No hype cycles or predictions of zillions of things here. IoT is big. You get it. You know your business and have great ideas for a business transformation strategy. What comes next? Time to make it happen. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jay Mason, Associate Partner at M&S Consulting, presented a step-by-step plan to develop your technology implementation strategy. He discussed the evaluation of communication standards and IoT messaging protocols, data analytics considerations, edge-to-cloud tec...
"When we talk about cloud without compromise what we're talking about is that when people think about 'I need the flexibility of the cloud' - it's the ability to create applications and run them in a cloud environment that's far more flexible,” explained Matthew Finnie, CTO of Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
IoT solutions exploit operational data generated by Internet-connected smart “things” for the purpose of gaining operational insight and producing “better outcomes” (for example, create new business models, eliminate unscheduled maintenance, etc.). The explosive proliferation of IoT solutions will result in an exponential growth in the volume of IoT data, precipitating significant Information Governance issues: who owns the IoT data, what are the rights/duties of IoT solutions adopters towards t...
It is ironic, but perhaps not unexpected, that many organizations who want the benefits of using an Agile approach to deliver software use a waterfall approach to adopting Agile practices: they form plans, they set milestones, and they measure progress by how many teams they have engaged. Old habits die hard, but like most waterfall software projects, most waterfall-style Agile adoption efforts fail to produce the results desired. The problem is that to get the results they want, they have to ch...
With the introduction of IoT and Smart Living in every aspect of our lives, one question has become relevant: What are the security implications? To answer this, first we have to look and explore the security models of the technologies that IoT is founded upon. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nevi Kaja, a Research Engineer at Ford Motor Company, discussed some of the security challenges of the IoT infrastructure and related how these aspects impact Smart Living. The material was delivered interac...
Wooed by the promise of faster innovation, lower TCO, and greater agility, businesses of every shape and size have embraced the cloud at every layer of the IT stack – from apps to file sharing to infrastructure. The typical organization currently uses more than a dozen sanctioned cloud apps and will shift more than half of all workloads to the cloud by 2018. Such cloud investments have delivered measurable benefits. But they’ve also resulted in some unintended side-effects: complexity and risk. ...
In 2014, Amazon announced a new form of compute called Lambda. We didn't know it at the time, but this represented a fundamental shift in what we expect from cloud computing. Now, all of the major cloud computing vendors want to take part in this disruptive technology. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Doug Vanderweide, an instructor at Linux Academy, discussed why major players like AWS, Microsoft Azure, IBM Bluemix, and Google Cloud Platform are all trying to sidestep VMs and containers wit...
The Internet giants are fully embracing AI. All the services they offer to their customers are aimed at drawing a map of the world with the data they get. The AIs from these companies are used to build disruptive approaches that cannot be used by established enterprises, which are threatened by these disruptions. However, most leaders underestimate the effect this will have on their businesses. In his session at 21st Cloud Expo, Rene Buest, Director Market Research & Technology Evangelism at Ara...
"We are a monitoring company. We work with Salesforce, BBC, and quite a few other big logos. We basically provide monitoring for them, structure for their cloud services and we fit into the DevOps world" explained David Gildeh, Co-founder and CEO of Outlyer, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
When growing capacity and power in the data center, the architectural trade-offs between server scale-up vs. scale-out continue to be debated. Both approaches are valid: scale-out adds multiple, smaller servers running in a distributed computing model, while scale-up adds fewer, more powerful servers that are capable of running larger workloads. It’s worth noting that there are additional, unique advantages that scale-up architectures offer. One big advantage is large memory and compute capacity...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IBM has been named “Diamond Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st Cloud Expo, which will take place on October 31 through November 2nd 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.
A look across the tech landscape at the disruptive technologies that are increasing in prominence and speculate as to which will be most impactful for communications – namely, AI and Cloud Computing. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Curtis Peterson, VP of Operations at RingCentral, highlighted the current challenges of these transformative technologies and shared strategies for preparing your organization for these changes. This “view from the top” outlined the latest trends and developments i...
"Loom is applying artificial intelligence and machine learning into the entire log analysis process, from start to finish and at the end you will get a human touch,” explained Sabo Taylor Diab, Vice President, Marketing at Loom Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Lachapelle, CEO of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), provided an overview of various initiatives to certify the security of connected devices and future trends in ensuring public trust of IoT. Eric Lachapelle is the Chief Executive Officer of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), an international certification body. His role is to help companies and individuals to achieve professional, accredited and worldwide re...