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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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,

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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. 

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

How Your Organisation Can Reduce the Cost of Knowledge Loss

by Lachie Dixon - Mar 6, 2019

In today’s world of social media, the reputation of any organisation can be ruined very quickly. Equally so with the advent of the internet, every organisation is put at greater levels of risk than ever.

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TAGS: employees, strategy, how to, tips, data management

Why Australian Businesses Are Going Serverless

by Lachie Dixon - Mar 6, 2019

More Australian businesses are choosing to go serverless and the numbers are only set to grow as the advantages of this solution continue to rise. What do we mean by “going serverless?” Exactly as it sounds: abdicating from the use of servers, operating systems and typical business infrastructure and relying on a serverless cloud computing services, such as Microsoft 365, to manage those processes in the background.

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TAGS: cloud, data management

How To Create A Mobile Workplace

by Lachie Dixon - Mar 5, 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. 

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TAGS: Microsoft, Microsoft 365, mobility

Everything You Need To Know About Microsoft Philanthropies

by Lachie Dixon - Feb 26, 2019

In a world where everything is becoming automated, artificial intelligence is replacing human jobs and those without technological know-how are being left behind; Microsoft Philanthropies is creating opportunity.

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