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User Stories: Knowledge Sharing Across a Global Community

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 29, 2016 9:30:00 AM / by Colin Kennedy posted in Learning Community, User Stories, Group Content Sharing

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The Shelf User Stories series is meant to help prospective users understand why different businesses and organizations have chosen to use Shelf. In this interview with Kate Elci, Program Director at the International Peace and Security Institute (IPSI), she explains how Shelf evolved from being a tool to manage content for the organization's staff to a knowledge hub for it's 500+ program participants and alumni.

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Enhancing the Dropbox User Experience

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2016 3:05:58 PM / by Colin Kennedy posted in Cloud Trends, Productivity, User Stories, Group Content Sharing

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A staggering amount of files exist in cloud storage platforms nowadays...and the data analysis indicates that these figures will grow exponentially in the coming years. Clearly the benefit these platforms provide is huge...but this ubiquitous, inexpensive storage has ended up creating a new problem: the ability to find files and other important information in a timely manner. So what's a person to do if they're already struggling with this problem?! In this blog post and accompanying video, we talk about how Shelf complements Dropbox - one of the biggest and best storage platforms on the planet - and reduces the amount of time their users need to spend on unproductive retrieval tasks going forward.

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Stop sending web links via email!

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 18, 2016 3:08:12 PM / by Colin Kennedy posted in Productivity, Group Content Sharing, Content Curation, Product How To's

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Shelf.io exists to provide people with a better way to capture, organize, and share knowledge. And this gets our users fired up, because they believe the same thing that we do...too much of our precious time and energy gets spent trying to locate important information. But once our users calm down a bit, they ask us the same question "How exactly can we use Shelf to accomplish this?"

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Is it Time to Revisit Your Folder Structure?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 11, 2016 8:30:00 AM / by Colin Kennedy posted in Productivity, Group Content Sharing, Ask The Expert

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Shelf's Ask the Expert interview series explores a variety issues that impact workplace productivity. In this interview with Patrick Clapp, Information Research Specialist at Harvard Business School, Shelf Founder Colin Kennedy asks Patrick about reviewing and improving upon an organization's folder structure. Topics discussed include: how you know it's time to revisit your approach for folder naming and file saving, and practical tips on how to create a folder architecture that makes sense to users but doesn't take a ton of time to implement.

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Shelf User Stories: Building an Innovation Ecosystem

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 6, 2016 4:23:01 PM / by Colin Kennedy posted in User Stories, Group Content Sharing, Information Overload

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The Shelf User Stories series is meant to help prospective users understand why different groups and organizations have chosen to use Shelf. In this interview with Pavle Krivokuca, Chief of Operations at the Belgrade Impact Hub, talks about the challenges of coordinating activities across a broad and diverse set of stakeholders in both the public and private sector.  

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Shelf User Stories: A Community of IT Executives

[fa icon="calendar'] May 27, 2016 12:12:23 PM / by Colin Kennedy posted in User Stories, Group Content Sharing

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The Shelf User Stories series is meant to help prospective users understand why different groups and organizations have chosen to use Shelf. In this interview with Pam Ostrowski, leader of 1NService and CEO/President of Service Organization Strategies, we learn about how Shelf helps Pam manage a community of IT executives.

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