Author Archives: Rachel Lancaster

4 handy Microsoft Teams features to take advantage of

4 handy Microsoft Teams features to take advantage of

Microsoft Teams has seen explosive growth over the past year due to the proven value it offers for businesses forced to work remotely. However, it also holds some hidden features organisations can utilise to further boost productivity. Teams offer advanced formatting options, search bar shortcuts, and message categorisation so you can stay professional and efficient. The best part? These features are only a click away. Find out how to use them, and others, in our latest blog

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Three ways Microsoft 365 Education can change remote learning for the better

Three ways Microsoft 365 Education can change remote learning for the better

The pandemic has spurred investment in remote learning on a scale never before seen. As education institutions switch to virtual, the benefits and challenges are becoming clear. Over half of teachers believe remote education can provide a high standard of education in the future, but 34% are not confident in their ability to teach online. Microsoft 365 for Education can help schools maintain students’ creativity, communication, and safety while providing important licensing benefits. Read our latest blog to find out how.

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Your guide to a successful cloud migration

Your guide to a successful cloud migration

Cloud computing and the benefits it can yield are often promoted by industry press, but up to 76% of businesses end up with a failed migration. The difficulties of accurately predicting cost, combined with obtaining stakeholder buy-in and security principles are all factors that can lead to failure. How can you migrate successfully and start to enjoy the benefits of the cloud? Find out what to avoid and how to undergo a strong migration in our latest article

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Our key predictions for cloud in 2021

Our key predictions for cloud in 2021

Covid-19 has forced the world into a period of rapid modernisation. Businesses are increasingly turning to cloud technology and automation so they can reduce physical contact and make up for lost productivity. In 2021, we predict a boom in demand for cloud-to-edge applications, a renewed focus on governance and compliance, and the use of augmented reality to power virtual training experiences. Read our latest blog for the full list of predictions

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What financial services sector needs to know about cybersecurity

What financial services sector needs to know about cybersecurity

The UK’s financial services sector loses £2.5 billion each year due to breaches in cyber-security, and the frequency of attacks is only increasing with much of the sector is still working from home. As we move into 2021, firms should be asking themselves how they’re protecting customer data, if they have the proper breach protocols in place, and whether they can prove regulatory compliance. Read our latest blog to find out what else you should consider in order to stay safe and protected

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The Microsoft Teams apps that can help you deliver more effective meetings

The Microsoft Teams apps that can help you deliver more effective meetings

Virtual meetings. Another 2020 term that has carried over into 2021. Every remote worker attends or runs multiple virtual meetings each week (or each day depending on your role); a lot of them through Microsoft Teams. Microsoft have spent much of the last year meeting the remote working demands of its users and, as such, recently released Teams app integrations optimised specifically for meetings… We’ve highlighted four that can revolutionise your meetings and make your teams more efficient in our latest blog

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