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Run time: 30 min
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Beset by poor usability, meager functionality and low user affinity, Girl Scouts needed to replace its existing system with a new Sharepoint extranet portal that its 10,000 council members would adopt quickly. Presenters will reveal how a user-centered design approach helped ensure adoption. Topics include:
Attendees will learn about business benefits achieved, including how the highly-usable portal is being used to streamline communications, manage and share information, and foster culture and community via collaboration tools.
About the presenters
Jamie S. Joyce
As Girl Scouts of the USA’s Vice President of Interactive Marketing, Jamie leads a team responsible for managing all existing GSUSA Web properties and Web marketing efforts. He also provides thought leadership and consulting in the areas of Web design, Web development, search engine optimization (SEO), social media, search engine marketing (SEM), Web engagement strategy development, e-commerce, and online branding. Jamie has been with GSUSA since 2005, and his previous ten years of experience were spent in youth and sports marketing, PR, and copywriting in the consumer manufacturing and retail sectors. When he is not behind a keyboard, Jamie likes to get outdoors to surf, sail, snowboard, and ride his mountain bike.
Dave Cowing, Managing Director
With more than 20 years of experience delivering interactive design and technology solutions across multiple industries, Dave is responsible for growing and managing TandemSeven’s East Region. An experienced manager, leader and strategist, he provides innovative thought leadership to clients, employees and partners. Throughout his career, Dave has advised many global organizations, including Aflac, AT&T, Bank of New York, Bankrate, BMG (now Sony BMG Music Entertainment), Citigroup, Gartner, Girl Scouts of the USA, Morgan Stanley, PSEG, NEC, Standard & Poor’s, Teach for America, Wall Street Systems and Wells Fargo.
"TandemSeven’s user research and design expertise was instrumental in helping us reach our 6-month target voluntary adoption goal of our Sharepoint portal in just 6 weeks. The team designed a highly personalized and simplified experience for all our staff and council members."
VP Interactive Marketing
Girl Scouts of the USA
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