News & Views

Lachie Dixon

Recent Posts

Creating a Strategic ICT Plan for Your NFP Organisation

by Lachie Dixon - May 22, 2019

 As the not-for-profit sector becomes increasingly competitive, you need to find ways to do more with the tools and resources you already have. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) plays a vital role in enabling you to identify efficiencies, reach potential supporters in the most cost effective way, secure more support, and raise awareness for your cause.

Read Post
0 Comments

TAGS: strategy, how to, tips, NFP

How To Set Up a Mobile Office

by Lachie Dixon - May 7, 2019

In today’s modern world there is a lot more to think about when planning how to set up a mobile office than just having a laptop, mobile phone and being able to “VPN in”. As we enter an age of mobility, it is important to have a strong grasp on what is required to be able to work on the road while maintaining productivity, security and reliability.


Read Post
0 Comments

TAGS: how to, tips, business, tools, communications, mobility

Why Employee Retention Is Essential To Your Business

by Lachie Dixon - May 7, 2019

Good employees are the most prominent asset an organisation can have, more important than any document, hardware or piece of software. Employees are who keep your customers and who help deliver a beneficial service. So how do you go about holding on to your best talent and, can technology play a part?

Read Post
0 Comments

TAGS: employee engagement, employees, recruitment, strategy, tips, business

5 Workplace Productivity Tools That Your Employees Will Thank You For

by Lachie Dixon - May 7, 2019

I find working at Evolve IT Australia both interesting and enjoyable. In the vast universe of technology, we find ourselves in the middle of combining our efforts with time-saving tools that allow us to be more efficient in satisfying our clients’ needs.

Read Post
0 Comments

TAGS: employees, Microsoft, management, strategy, tips, Microsoft 365, business, tools

How NFPs can maximise utility of their Office 365 Nonprofit E1 Plan

by Lachie Dixon - May 6, 2019

 Microsoft’s Office 365 Nonprofit E1 Plan is perfect for organisations in the nonprofit, health and community sectors. Office 365 encourages nonprofit members to become digital nomads as staff can work remotely and are still able to collaborate with their team members back in the office.

Read Post
0 Comments

TAGS: how to, tips, Microsoft 365, NFP

Simplifying Your Complex IT For Improved Employee Experience

by Lachie Dixon - Apr 30, 2019

Businesses are constantly competing for an advantage over one another and technology is one of the foremost ways to ensure you have leverage over your competitors. Multiple systems are implemented to improve our lives, but with so many products and services available, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the amount of technology at your disposal and also what is applicable for what scenarios.

Read Post
0 Comments

TAGS: it strategy, IT systems, employee satisfaction, employees, workstations, digital workplaces, modern workplace, management, strategy, how to, tips, business

8 Microsoft Teams tips and tricks

by Lachie Dixon - Apr 15, 2019

Imagine the simplicity of Skype connecting you to anyone, anywhere together with Facebook’s features that brings the farthest friend closer with one tap, all these accessible in one single application. Imagine the convenient Skype and the engaging Facebook working together in perfect harmony with one useful application.

Read Post
0 Comments

TAGS: modern workplace, how to, tips, Microsoft 365, business

Introduction To Microsoft Power BI Dashboards

by Lachie Dixon - Apr 14, 2019

In keeping up with digital transformation, Microsoft has created an analytics service called Power BI. It’s basically their answer to Google Analytics, it operates via cloud computing and it’s pretty impressive.

Read Post
0 Comments

TAGS: tools, Microsoft BI Dashboard

Five Things Your Non-Profit Should Consider Before A Technology Refresh

by Lachie Dixon - Mar 13, 2019

Digital transformation has taken the world by storm, stirring up the way that people run their businesses, whether they are Fortune 500s, start-ups or non-profits. With technology becoming more intuitive and intelligent every day,

Read Post
0 Comments

TAGS: digital transformation, employees, workstations, modern workplace, Microsoft, tips, Microsoft 365, software, business, communications, mobility

How A Digital Culture Can Boost Your Bottom Line

by Lachie Dixon - Mar 13, 2019

 

If you’re not using technology in your business today, you could well be missing out on a wealth of opportunity. Transforming your business into a modern workplace will not only give it a new lease on life, but it will also help you take full advantage of a myriad tools out there built to help you succeed. 

Read Post
0 Comments

TAGS: modern workplace, management, how to, tips, business, growth, implementation