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Microsoft Ignite: Our Favourite Updates You Should Know About

Gregg Bainbridge, our excellent Education & Accessibility Lead, has written up some of his thoughts on Microsoft’s Ignite sessions, that you should know about… Microsoft Ignite sessions  It’s been another interesting set of Ignite sessions from Microsoft. Seeing how the different products available to partners and…
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Getting Started on Microsoft Teams: Apps & Tools, Which Is Your Favourite?

As part of our Getting Started on Microsoft Teams blog series, this blog looks at some of the apps and tools that you can use in Teams.  There are literally hundreds of tools and apps within Teams that add extra functionality and whizz bang tech…
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Getting Started on Microsoft Teams: Manage Your Schedule with Shifts!

Working 9-5, what a way to make a living… Are you working the typical business hours like Dolly? Or are you open all hours and rocking around the clock? Whatever your situation, there’s a good chance that knowing how to use Shifts in…

Getting Started on Microsoft Teams: Live (Virtual) Events are the Answer…

Expecting a big crowd? Live Events could be the answer… As part of our Getting Started on Microsoft Teams series, this blog is an introduction to Live Events, we’ll tell you what are Teams Live Events, when you should use Live Events and…
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Getting Started on Microsoft Teams: Don’t keep me hanging on the telephone!

As part of our Getting Started on Microsoft Teams blog series, this blog is all about making calls in Teams.  As your communications hub, Microsoft Teams can be used to send and receive voice and video calls. And as Skype for Business…
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Getting Started on Microsoft Teams: The Difference Between a Conversation and a Chat

For the many or the few – the difference between a conversation or chat in Microsoft Teams  As part of our Getting Started on Microsoft Teams blog series, this blog looks at the difference between a conversation and chat in Microsoft Teams, and when we should use…
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Getting Started on Microsoft Teams: Five easy ways to customise your Microsoft Teams 

Whether you’ve been using Microsoft Teams for a while or you’re brand new to it, the chances are you will be using the ‘out of the box’ version. You may not have customised the settings to your liking or made any changes…Here…
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Getting Started on Microsoft Teams: Stop, collaborate and listen! 

Stop, collaborate and listen!  As part of our Getting Started on Microsoft Teams blog series, this blog is all about collaborating in teams and channels.  You’ll know by now that Teams is your communications hub. With features that allow you to voice and video call, private message and chat with your colleagues,…
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Don’t survive, thrive with Microsoft Teams. How one conversation (and training) changed everything…

I was talking to a client the other day about some upcoming Microsoft training sessions we were planning with her business. “Teams? We’re all over that. We’ve been using Teams to keep in touch since the Coronavirus outbreak, so we’re…
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Engaging and retaining frontline workers through Office 365

Introduction Office 365 has the potential to transform how frontline workers operate within the workplace. The cloud-based subscription service ‘that brings together the best tools for the way people work today’ (Office 365, 2019) offers a diverse range of tools…

Why Yammer during Covid-19

For months, and possibly years, corporate communications professionals the world over have been trying to convince their leaders of the benefits of Yammer. Claims of improved staff engagement and promises of real-time, two-way communication have always been offered and backed up by case studies and hard data, but…