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17

Sep

How to leverage your existing investments to improve your security posture

Some businesses mistakenly think that implementing comprehensive and proactive security solutions requires a large investment of both funds and time.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin van Niekerk , Principal Consultant |  17 September 2018

Security, Security Readiness, Threat landscape


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14

Sep

Creating your security roadmap

Securing your organisation’s data and workloads depends on having a clear, comprehensive view of your current security posture as well as any gaps that need to be filled – your roadmap. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jaen Snyman , National Business Manager Cloud Design and Integration |  14 September 2018

Security, Security Readiness, Threat landscape


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10

Sep

Why any cybersecurity efforts must start with understanding your current posture

As organisations look to improve their security approach, the number one step to take is to fully understand your current posture. ... read full post

Posted by:  David Caddick , TS - Enterprise Solutions - Cloud Design & Integration |  10 September 2018

Security, Security Readiness, Threat landscape


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06

Sep

Understanding the threat landscape and how you can protect your business

Most organisations are, by now, well aware of the need for a strong cybersecurity posture. They know that cybercriminals are constantly trying to gain access to corporate networks to steal information that they can either monetise or use to compromise the business (or both). ... read full post

Posted by:  Gavin van Niekerk , Principal Consultant |  06 September 2018

Security, Security Readiness, Threat landscape


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05

Sep

Taking business feedback to the next level (with Microsoft Forms, SharePoint, Flow and Azure Text Analytics)

Collecting and analysing customer feedback is critical to any business to ensure you’re in touch with what your customers are saying. Now imagine you had the ability to automatically analyse and determine whether customer feedback was negative and take quick corrective action. ... read full post

Posted by:  Linden Hocking , Principal Consultant, Enterprise Solutions |  05 September 2018

SharePoint, Azure, Digital, Flow, Text Analytics


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30

Aug

Your future digital workplace is here: highlights from the Digital Workplace Conference 2018

AI, Machine Learning, Bots, PowerApps, Flow and Teams were just a few of the stars of the DWC show… But, above all, the day focused on the overarching importance of employee experience and getting increased ROI from your Office 365 investment. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  30 August 2018

Information Management, document management, Digital Workplace, Collaboration, PowerApps


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30

Aug

The last post for SQL 2008 and SQL 2008 R2

With the relentless march of time comes the relentless march of technology. Time is ticking for our old and faithful friends; Microsoft SQL 2008 (b. August 6, 2008) and her younger brother Microsoft SQL 2008 R2 (b. July 20, 2010). Microsoft have announced end-of-support for these two fine soldiers on July 9, 2019 . ... read full post

Posted by:  Bryce Saunders , Senior Consultant |  30 August 2018

Azure, Microsoft Azure, MS SQL, SQL Database


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29

Aug

Making the most of modern SharePoint pages

SharePoint has become so much more than it used to be with all the awesome Microsoft Office 365 apps that are nicely interconnected, but one of the core elements of SharePoint had been lacking. That core element was pages! ... read full post

Posted by:  Linden Hocking , Principal Consultant, Enterprise Solutions |  29 August 2018

SharePoint, Digital


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27

Aug

Five things I've learned about innovation (from a marketer's perspective)

There are a few things in life that are regarded as big decisions. Moving overseas, getting married, having kids, buying a house – and changing careers. ... read full post

Posted by:  Katerina Thomas , Client Manager |  27 August 2018

customer experience, Customer Centric, Marketing, #CXreimagine


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20

Aug

How to manage your journey from Skype to Microsoft Teams

If your business relies on team members to work together even though they’re not necessarily all in the same place all the time, then you’re probably familiar with solutions like Skype for Business.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Lakmal Galappaththi , Practice Lead |  20 August 2018

Collaboration, Microsoft Teams, commuication


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15

Aug

The value of storytelling

Last night I had the pleasure of listening to a presentation by Microsoft’s Miri Rodriguez on storytelling. As some of you will know I am a big believer in sharing knowledge and experience, so it was interesting to hear how Microsoft are using this in their business. For those of you who couldn’t attend, here are my takeaways. ... read full post

Posted by:  Paula Smith , Practice Manager, Cloud Solutions |  15 August 2018

customer experience, Storytelling, #CXreimagine


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14

Aug

Making your AI business case too big to fail (Part 2)

In part one we talked about your bot preparation; where it will live, what its capabilities will be and choosing a platform to build it on – now let’s design it. The main thing you’re designing is the conversation. These fundamentals will give your bot a good start in life but remember, to grow it needs to constantly learn and evolve. ... read full post

Posted by:  Adam Ford , Practice Lead, Digital & Experience Design |  14 August 2018

AI, bot, customer experience, #CXreimagine


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14

Aug

Making your AI business case too big to fail (Part 1)

You’ve bribed the boss, sweet-talked the CFO and whipped the tech-heads into a frenzy. Congratulations! You got your AI project off the ground. Now what do you do? ... read full post

Posted by:  Adam Ford , Practice Lead, Digital & Experience Design |  14 August 2018

AI, bot, customer experience, #CXreimagine


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08

Aug

Dynamics 365 CRM: what you need to know about the impending automatic upgrade

Microsoft has modernised the way it updates Dynamics 365 and part of that includes ensuring every customer is upgraded within a certain timeframe. It’s important to take control over the upgrade date so you can sequence the process according to your business requirements. ... read full post

Posted by:  Rowan Miller , Practice Lead Solutions and Architecture, Dynamics Solutions |  08 August 2018

Microsoft Dynamics 365


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08

Aug

FST Government Victoria - our take

At the end of July I attended the FST Government event, in Melbourne and co-hosted the Empired roundtable with Mark Clifford, from Sustainability Victoria. Our topic was "The Modern Workplace - reality or dream?" which brought about a discussion on people, process and technology, exploring the reasons for the inevitable gap between our AI, blockchain and bot-driven workplace aspirations, and the reality on the ground at most government agencies. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  08 August 2018

Digital Transformation, Business Transformation, FST, Government


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