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21

Nov

Packaged solutions vs the platform – here’s why the platform wins

There’s a dilemma many organisations face as they move to the cloud – how do you retain the value of the packaged software systems you depend on, while harnessing all the advantages of moving to a true platform? ... read full post

Posted by:  Rowan Miller , Practice Lead Solutions and Architecture, Dynamics Solutions |  21 November 2019


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12

Nov

How we help Australian business ‘win in the turns’

You can always rely on Gartner’s annual IT Symposium to set the scene for the trends influencing technology and this year was no different. ... read full post

Posted by:  Craig Lennard , Executive General Manager, Eastern Region |  12 November 2019

Business strategy, information strategy


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24

Oct

Understanding licence-driven development in a cloud world

We have recently been involved in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement implementations where licensing has been key in design decisions and here are some insights for these kind of projects. ... read full post

Posted by:  Monica Chopra , Senior Consultant |  24 October 2019

Dynamics 365, Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement, LDD, Licence Driven Development


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23

Oct

How the modern workplace is creating security risks that you need to address now

In the truly digital world we now live in, work takes place everywhere the workers are. People are accessing systems using remote devices and connections that could be out of your control. Information is often stored on a combination of cloud-based and on-premises servers and accessed by anyone with the right credentials.  ... read full post

Posted by:  David Caddick , TS - Enterprise Solutions - Cloud Design & Integration |  23 October 2019

Security, Digital Workplace, Collaboration, Modern Workplace, #workyourwaysecurely, data security


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18

Oct

Cloud voice versus on-premises voice: what are the benefits?

Voice over IP (VoIP) phones have been gaining traction in business for at least the past decade but some businesses aren’t certain whether to move to a cloud-based or hosted VoIP phone system. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lakmal Galappaththi , Practice Lead |  18 October 2019

Digital Workplace, Collaboration, Modern Workplace, #workyourwaysecurely


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15

Oct

Three steps to make data a pillar of your strategy

Data plays a critical role in today’s world, and organisations are increasing their focus on capturing and maintaining data to help them make critical decisions. ... read full post

Posted by:  Ravi Baggam , Solution Architect |  15 October 2019

Data Insights, AI, Machine Learning


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09

Oct

Five security risks faced by the modern workforce and how you can avoid them

The modern workplace sees work and home life co-existing through new technology that diversifies the work environment. When your employees’ workplace is anywhere, they can enjoy more benefits and flexibility, and can even improve productivity, but it also can put the security of your company at risk if you don’t have the proper protection in place. ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin van Niekerk , Principal Consultant |  09 October 2019

Security, Digital Workplace, Collaboration, Modern Workplace, #workyourwaysecurely


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09

Oct

Why you need to turn on multi-factor authentication now

Microsoft’s identity-driven security summit for partners held on September 17th at its Redmond headquarters kicked off with a statistic to focus the mind. ... read full post

Posted by:  Alan Schmarr , Practice Lead |  09 October 2019

Security, Digital Workplace, Collaboration, Microsoft Office 365, Modern Workplace, #workyourwaysecurely


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07

Oct

A dispersed workforce means you need a modern workplace

As organisations grow, they can often tend to spread out, with employees dotted around the country and even around the world. This can make it hard to accommodate everyone’s needs and unique workstyles, as well as make everyone feel like part of the same team. ... read full post

Posted by:  James Pheiffer , Solution Specialist |  07 October 2019

Digital Transformation, Digital Workplace, Collaboration, Modern Workplace, #workyourwaysecurely


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04

Oct

The HR's manager's guide to creating a modern workplace that nurtures talent

A competitive marketplace and relatively low unemployment mean that businesses need to work harder than ever to attract and retain the best talent. Given the cost of staff turnover can be as high as 150 per cent of the person’s salary, it’s essential to get it right. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  04 October 2019

Digital Transformation, Digital Workplace, Collaboration, Modern Workplace, #workyourwaysecurely


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01

Oct

Make your Dynamics templates shine with Microsoft Flow

A common request from clients when implementing Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement (CE) is to produce beautifully formatted documents such as contracts, letters and application forms. These documents need to be accurate and contain all the required information, but also need to be presented professionally and align with your business and your brand. ... read full post

Posted by:  Bertus Malan , Consultant |  01 October 2019

Dynamics 365, Microsoft Flow


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01

Oct

The new Power Platform API limits – a massive over-reaction?

In the wake of the controversial new Microsoft Power Platform request limits and allocations to take effect from October 2019 there has been a lot of speculation as to the impact this will have on our customers and the projects we are working on. The news hasn’t been greeted favourably. But I suspect, that may be an over-reaction. ... read full post

Posted by:  Ryan James , Senior Developer |  01 October 2019

Dynamics 365, API, Application Programming Interface, Microsoft Power Platform


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25

Sep

Five things millennials look for in their next role

Millennials make up around half of the nation’s workforce and yet persistent myths could be making it harder than it needs to be for organisations to successfully integrate this new generation of workers into existing teams. ... read full post

Posted by:  Stuart Strickland , General Manager Customer Enablement |  25 September 2019

Digital Transformation, Digital Workplace, Collaboration, Modern Workplace, #workyourwaysecurely


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24

Sep

How to convince your boss you need a modern workplace

Modern challenges need modern solutions and the workplace is a prime example. The days of sitting in a cubicle and working on projects alone are long gone, and the workplace needs to reflect the changes required for a productive environment. The right digital tools can connect and support you and your colleagues by making collaboration, engagement, and productivity simple and powerful. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  24 September 2019

Digital Transformation, Digital Workplace, Collaboration, Modern Workplace, #workyourwaysecurely


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13

Sep

Helping you move to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Unified Interface

Microsoft has recently announced that they are deprecating the “Classic Interface” used in the web client for Dynamics 365 Sales, Customer Service, Project Service, Field Service, and Marketing. How does this decision affect you and your users? ... read full post

Posted by:  Monica Chopra , Senior Consultant |  13 September 2019

Dynamics 365 Customer Service, Dynamics 365 Field Service, Dynamics 365 Marketing, Dynamics 365 Project Service, Dynamics 365 Sales


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