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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

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

Benefits Of Video For Internal Communications

by Dale Ugazio - Mar 6, 2019

I’ve said this many times before both personally and professionally. Content is King, especially Video.

Video can simply take complex messages, record key moments and deliver training in your workforce. The possibilities are endless. This makes the benefit of video a must for internal communications.

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TAGS: employees, modern workplace, strategy, tips, business, growth, communications

Five Signs You Have A Complex IT Environment

by Lachie Dixon - Feb 25, 2019

IT environments have evolved extensively in the last few years as new and more robust technologies have become available. 

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TAGS: modern workplace, Microsoft 365, mobility, two factor authentication

Taking Business Communications To The Cloud: Powernet Partners With RingCentral

by John Lane - Dec 17, 2018

Technology is evolving more rapidly than ever before and many businesses are shifting to popular cloud-based systems. These transformative solutions are necessary in order for businesses to keep up with the functionality and reliability needed to succeed in today’s market.

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TAGS: flexibility, cloud, news, powernet, digital workplaces, modern workplace, business, scale, communications, mobility, RingCentral

5 Simple Tech Tips to Increase Business Efficiency

by John Lane - Oct 4, 2018

When leveraged properly, technology is an engine for growth and innovation across an organisation. This is true no matter the type of business you're talking about or the industry it's operating in. The right technology strategy at the heart of your company can help guarantee that your employees are in sync with the assets they have available to them every day. That in turn generates the most important benefit of all: a workforce that is properly aligned with your own long-term vision for success too.

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TAGS: digital workplaces, modern workplace, tips, end user, business

7 Essential Microsoft 365 Features You Should Be Using For Your Business

by John Lane - Sep 27, 2018

One of the truly great things about Microsoft Office 365 is that it's malleable: it can be whatever you need it to be, whenever you need it to be. With so many different features spread out across a variety of applications, however, it's easy to overlook the most interesting features that may be valuable for  your businesses.

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TAGS: cloud, modern workplace, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, software, end user, business

Why Change Management Needs to be a Critical Part of Every Aspect of Your Business

by John Lane - Aug 7, 2018

Beginning any type of technological or digital transformation without a clear-cut plan in place is a bit like getting into a car for a road trip without a map. You may have some idea of where you're going and you probably know exactly what you'll do when you arrive, but you literally don’t have a clue how you're going to get there. 

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TAGS: it strategy, Change management, employee engagement, digital transformation, employee satisfaction, employees, digital workplaces, modern workplace

The 6 Major Ways That IT Is Disrupting the Retail Industry (and What You Can Do About Them)

by John Lane - Jul 24, 2018

To say that the retail industry in Australia is thriving is actually a little bit of an understatement. Retail sales in May of 2018 grew by 0.4%, well ahead of the original expectations of 0.3%. This means that, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, sales came at around $26.67 billion when all seasonal adjustment are accounted for. 

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TAGS: it security, trends, Retail, hybrid IT, digital workplaces, modern workplace, industry, customer experience