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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…

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: 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,…

Microsoft Digital Inclusion: What is it and how do I do it?

Is your content accessible? Do you know how to make your presentation digitally inclusive? We caught up with our resident accessibility expert, Gregg Bainbridge to talk all things Microsoft Digital Inclusion and learn how our Microsoft Digital Champions programme can…

Staying productive during lockdown – our top Teams tips 

This remote working business was pretty exciting week one. I set up my home office, bought loads of houseplants and started to get settled into this new way of working.  Fast forward 196 weeks, and it’s fair to say the novelty has somewhat worn off. The plants…

Starting a new role during a global pandemic… it’s more positive than you may think 

Imagine being given an amazing new job opportunity, accepting that offer, handing in your notice and a week later the Prime Minister appears on TV to say, “You must stay at home”.   Well that’s what happened to me and I’m guessing quite a…

A clash of cultures: Competition vs Collaboration. How to implement social collaboration in your sales teams

Size of Organisation: 2K+ Scope of Work: Adoption Services Strategic Goals: IT led, to maximise cloud investments and to increase collaboration amongst staff. Culturally recruitment agencies are highly pressured sales environment with a competitive and hungry demographic. Many of the…

Improving customer experience in retail, when no one really cares.

Size of Organisation: 15K+ Scope of Work: Strategy & Adoption Services Strategic Goals: To ensure that retail outlets were staffed accordingly and that swapping shifts between employees was a seamless online experience There are a number of external factors affecting…

Achieving operational excellence with Microsoft Teams

Clifton Coffee Roasters is at the forefront of the United Kingdom’s booming coffee industry. It provides high-quality coffee, machinery, service, and training to coffee shops and has recently undergone a digitisation to help it compete successfully with larger companies. The…

How Siemens Gamesa is using Yammer to propel their workforce forward

Introduction  Leading the way in the renewable energy sector is Siemens Gamesa, a global giant in the manufacturing, installation and operation of wind turbines, both on and offshore. With a presence in more than 90 countries and over 20,000 employees,…

The importance of digital inclusion and 5 ways Office 365 is here to help

  We are almost halfway through Microsoft Inspire 2019! Today featured speaker Rebecca Alexandra will be hosting her session on “Finding fulfilment: Live a life worth celebrating”, so we thought this would be a great time to release our article…