Advisory Director

John is a seasoned information architect, cloud solution consultant and full- stack software developer with 30+ years of professional experience, specializing in Microsoft's cloud, business intelligence, machine learning, process automation, and collaboration platforms as well as modern mobile/web development platforms, languages and tools.

John has deep knowledge and experience developing Azure, SharePoint, Office 365, SQL, Web and Desktop solutions with many years of hands-on expertise using C#, Typescript, JavaScript, T-SQL, Node, Angular, React, PHP (WordPress) and other languages and tools. He has also created several custom (domain-specific) programming languages and Visual Studio extensions. John served as a Microsoft SharePoint Server MVP for five years and has authored or co-authored several popular SharePoint development books, including the first book for professional developers implementing custom records management and compliance solutions on the SharePoint platform.

John has extensive experience implementing custom content management system {CMS) plugins that integrate with external cloud services [Azure, AWS]. He also developed a prototype electronic document and records management solution [.NET, C#, SharePoint Server] for the United States Treasury.

John founded the SharePoint Developer Network LinkedIn group with over 6500 members, and he is co-founder and executive director of Works of Wonder International, an NGO committed to empowering individuals and communities to overcome trauma and chronic exposure to stressful conditions.

Achieving Information Governance through a Transformative Cloud Migration

Published Tue, October 27, 2020 by John Holliday

Recently, I had the pleasure of appearing as a guest on Season 5, Episode 1 of the Law & Candor podcast, hosted by Lighthouse’s Rob Hellewell and Bill Mariano. The three of us discussed cloud migrations and how that process can provide a real opportunity for an organization to transform its approach to information governance. Below is a summary of our conversation, including best practices for organizations that are ready to take on this digital and cultural cloud transformation process.

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