Robin Macrae 10-minute Pitch Presentation to TSPUG Meetup Group 2013-08-21

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This is an 11-slide PowerPoint presentation to the Toronto SharePoint User Group meetup on 2013-08-21 pitching Robin's services as an information architect and consultant — here emphasizing SharePoint and enterprise search.

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Robin Macrae 10-minute Pitch Presentation to TSPUG Meetup Group 2013-08-21

  1. 1. 2013-07-18 Copyright © 2013 Robin Macrae. All Rights Reserved. 1 Robin Macrae Presentation TSPUG Meetup 2013-08-21
  2. 2. My agenda • a little background • the company I keep • my interests • when to call • contact info 2013-07-18 Copyright © 2013 Robin Macrae. All Rights Reserved. 2
  3. 3. A little background • Information architecture • information architect • design and strategy • Semantic Web evangelist • metadata lover • Professional • multi-discipline • work methodology (dog food) • trusted advisor • Experienced • expert in expertise • wide range of enterprise clients 2013-07-18 Copyright © 2013 Robin Macrae. All Rights Reserved. 3 robin.macrae@earley.com 416-255-7450
  4. 4. And … • professional • management consulting, law, marketing, advertising, software development, IA consulting • speaking • everything from MS partner conferences to SharePointSummit, SharePoint Saturday, WordCamp to user groups to Podcamps, Law Society, Continuing Legal Education, InterOp, etc. 2013-07-18 Copyright © 2013 Robin Macrae. All Rights Reserved. 4
  5. 5. The company I keep • I usually work with other consultants or developers — work with EA on a project basis for past year • information architecture and information management • SharePoint, enterprise search • developers on large and complex projects, account management, trusted advisor • front-end development: from strategy to IA to UI design, usability, HTML and CSS 2013-07-18 Copyright © 2013 Robin Macrae. All Rights Reserved. 5
  6. 6. My interests • content applications • enterprise search especially SP2013 and search-driven apps • metadata infrastructure • strategy, road maps, planning, account and project management • RDF, DITA and other Semantic Web technologies • governance, user adoption — squishy aspects of development 2013-07-18 Copyright © 2013 Robin Macrae. All Rights Reserved. 6
  7. 7. My interests continued • DRM, DAM and rights management (metadata and strategy heavy) (legal and Semantic Web background) (Canada 3.0 and EA's RM point man) • working on curriculum and will be teaching SP2013 to US clients of EA • rescuing projects in trouble: strategy, governance, negotiation 2013-07-18 Copyright © 2013 Robin Macrae. All Rights Reserved. 7
  8. 8. Who ya gonna call? 2013-07-18 Copyright © 2013 Robin Macrae. All Rights Reserved. 8
  9. 9. When to call — what to look for • search-driven anything (aka content app, search-as-an-app, etc.) • a lot of high value content to utilize, migrate, restructure, develop into an app (e.g., customer support FAQ system) • larger and more sophisticated and/or complex project or relationship than usual • professional and other high performance information-type workers • target-rich client environment with lots of diverse opportunities 2013-07-18 Copyright © 2013 Robin Macrae. All Rights Reserved. 9
  10. 10. 2013-07-18 Copyright © 2013 Robin Macrae. All Rights Reserved. 10
  11. 11. Thanks for this opportunity Robin Macrae Information Architect robin.macrae@earley.com robinm@gmail.com 416-255-7450 @Robin_Macrae slideshare.net/robin555/ pinterest.com/ram55/ 2013-07-18 Copyright © 2013 Robin Macrae. All Rights Reserved. slide ‹#› The presentation is available on SlideShare http://www.slideshare.net/robin555/robin- macrae-pitch

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