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08

Apr

Using Zoom? You've bought some time, use it wisely

As this blog is about using time wisely, I think I can safely skip the now-obligatory introductory paragraph about unprecedented situations. If you’re a business that cares about security or has regulatory privacy obligations (are we all still here?), this message is for you: using Zoom has bought you some time, but do not stop there . ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  08 April 2020

Office 365, Security, Collaboration, Microsoft Teams, Contingency Plan, Continuity Plan, COVID-19, Emergency Response, Remote work, #ReimagineWork


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01

Apr

Teams rapid enablement: moving to a single source of truth

In my previous blog on " Things you can do right now to enable remote working ", I mentioned the importance of having a single source of truth, enabling business process and managing change. In this blog, I'll explore each of these in a bit more detail, explain how these are related to business problems you may be experiencing today and offer some ideas as to what you could do to about them. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  01 April 2020

Office 365, Collaboration, Microsoft Teams, Contingency Plan, Continuity Plan, COVID-19, Emergency Response, Remote work, #ReimagineWork


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19

Mar

Things you can do right now to enable remote working

The impact of COVID-19 is causing many organisations to consider how to work remotely. In this blog, we offer advice and practical, rapid assistance to help enable your organisation to maintain business continuity, productivity and connectivity, wherever you and your teams may be. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  19 March 2020

Office 365, Contingency Plan, Continuity Plan, COVID-19, Emergency Response, Remote work, #ReimagineWork


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05

Dec

Upskilling your staff to leverage all that Microsoft 365 has to offer

In this third part of our three-part blog series on the use of Office 365 to build your modern workplace, we’ll look at upskilling your staff to take full advantage of the modern workplace. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  05 December 2019

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


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05

Dec

How you can enable a modern workplace through mobility

In this second part of our three-part blog series on using Office 365 to build your modern workplace, we’ll take a look at enabling the modern workplace through mobility. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  05 December 2019

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


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05

Dec

Five reasons to choose Microsoft 365 for your modern workplace

Microsoft 365, the world’s largest software productivity suite, is so well-established that it is sometimes easy to overlook its capability to enable secure, flexible and collaborative work in your organisation. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  05 December 2019

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


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27

Mar

Microsoft Teams turns Office 365 inside out

News around Microsoft Teams is flying thick and fast these days, underlining Microsoft’s emphasis and intent on making Teams the primary user experience for pretty much all of Office 365.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  27 March 2019

Collaboration, Microsoft Teams, Teamwork


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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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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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18

Jul

How automation can make it easier to comply with privacy legislation

New privacy legislation around the world puts increasing pressure on organisations not just to keep personal information safe but also to be able to provide an individual’s information on request. These requests can create a significant time and cost burden for organisations that aren’t fully prepared for them. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  18 July 2018

Privacy, Security, GDPR, NDB, Privacy legislation, Privacy and compliance


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16

Jul

Why having a clear, easy-to-follow process is crucial for complying with privacy legislation

New and old privacy legislation around the world has Australian organisations reviewing their processes to ensure they can comply with all the different aspects of such legislation. One of the key challenges of these legislative requirements is complying with information access requests. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  16 July 2018

Privacy, Security, GDPR, NDB, Privacy legislation, Privacy and compliance


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12

Jul

How adequate training and reinforcement can help you comply with privacy legislation

In Australia, the Privacy Act 1988 and, specifically, the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme being part of that legislation, has organisations working to keep personal data secure. Europe has also introduced its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which affects businesses anywhere in the world that interact with European citizens.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  12 July 2018

Privacy, Security, GDPR, NDB, Privacy legislation, Privacy and compliance


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10

Jul

Privacy legislation compliance: key challenges and how to overcome them

Most people aren’t completely aware of just how much of their personal information is gathered and stored by organisations they may never have heard of or may have quickly forgotten about.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  10 July 2018

Privacy, Security, GDPR, NDB, Privacy legislation, Privacy and compliance


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02

Jul

The party may be over for PageUp, but how long will the hangover last?

I recently received an email from a major corporate organisation, advising me that my personal data may have been breached. Not by them, and not by me. That organisation used the services of Melbourne-based PageUp People to manage its recruitment processes.  ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  02 July 2018

Privacy, Security, GDPR, NDB, Privacy legislation, Privacy and compliance


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15

Jun

Developing a data informed and agile public service: takeaways from the FST Government event in New South Wales

FST Government is about connecting the public and private sector and they hold a series of events nationally with keynotes, expert panels and presentations from various industry, or related, luminaries. Usually, there’s “something for everyone”, with a wide range of themes around the central event theme. ... read full post

Posted by:  Doug Baxter , Solution Specialist |  15 June 2018

Digital Transformation, Business Transformation, FST, Government


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