Blog

10
Sep

Organise Files – Start with Meta Data, Its not as hard as it used to be

Let’s face it: we’re only accumulating more information. Whether it’s your personal photo collection, the server in your small business, or your Box/Dropbox/Google Enterprise account, the gigabytes just keep on growing. And sooner or later, you’ll realize that your original naming convention, filing structures and well-intended plans just got – well – bypassed: Was the folder structure year first, then

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3
Sep

Box Metadata: Guide to Increased Business Value

This Box Metadata beginner’s guide has been written specifically for Box customers who are looking at using metadata to satisfy a wide range of business goals. Experts from the content and document management industry have also been consulted and their views are shared here as quotes, helping us give you a clear view of how metadata can be efficiently used

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6
Aug

Dropbox Salesforce integration and How Dreamforce ended a 3 year search

We’re delighted to share an incredible story from one of Cloudfind’s newest customers who integrated Dropbox and Salesforce: the Elliot Katzovitz Insurance Agency. Like many SMBs, they chose market-leading cloud apps to support their business: Dropbox and Salesforce. But like many SMBs, they also found that these alone could not provide the speed and everyday efficiency they needed in a complex, information-rich environment.

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29
Jul

Document Management in the Cloud and the Hidden Cost

Storing all your files in the cloud means lowering cost and having a better document management tool, right? Yes – and no. Workplace users of cloud storage and document management platforms such as Dropbox, Box and Google Drive need to be aware of the hidden costs of working with documents in the cloud. With the ever-decreasing cost of storing files in the cloud, and

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8
Jul

Benefits of cloud computing for Greater Efficiency of Non Profits

A Case Study in Managing Complex Information Across a Mobile Team Club of Hamburg is a foundation that promotes ethical business practices as an integral part of business success. From its Hamburg headquarters, it runs workshops and publishes research for business leaders and entrepreneurs. The goal is to provide practical tools, insights and guidelines for business owners looking to develop

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8
Jul

Google Drive Tags and Gmail Labels – 5 Tips-for Getting Organized

For Google Apps users, Google offers a range of ways to organize your information  – but a notable omission: file tagging in Google Drive. So here’s a list of other options to help keep on top of your files and folders. A little history first, then scroll down to the “5 tips to help you organize your Google Drive account” for practical tips. It all

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26
Jun

Cloud World Forum: Warm Front Moving In

There was a noticeable difference between last year’s Cloud World Forum and this year’s: far fewer speakers evangelizing about cloud, and far more taking it as a given in their strategies. Take, for example, IBM’s “God of Cloud” (not his own words!), Robert leBlanc, who referred to one company who make updates to their cloud-based software 77 times a day.

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16
Jun

Cloud World Forum Award for a second year – Cloudfind Shortlisted

Cloudfind has been shortlisted for a second year in a row by the Cloud World Forum, in association with Computer Weekly. In 2014, Cloudfind was shortlisted in the “Enterprise Software Innovation” category. For 2015, Cloudfind has again been shortlisted, this time alongside TIBCO Spotfire Cloud and NetSuite Oneworld for “Best Cloud Application”. We’re excited to be acknowledged two years running as a cloud innovator.

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16
Jun

Uploading files to Google Drive using Cloudfind for Salesforce

Users of Salesforce and Google Drive told us they wanted a way to upload materials from their desktop into the right folder in Drive, without leaving Salesforce. “That’s a great idea!” we said – and here it is! Released today, Cloudfind’s new Upload feature makes it quick and easy to upload files to exactly the right folder in Google Drive – all from within

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1
Jun

Using smart image recognition to tag photos

Google’s recent announcement of its unbundled Photo app, with unlimited free storage, marks a significant new milestone in the “race to zero” for cloud storage platforms.A significant feature of the new app is the automated image recognition for photos. But this eye-catching feature has far greater significance than it first appears. Smart image recognition is fancy enough, but it highlights the underlying problem of

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