Top tips for returning to work after lockdown

It has been three months since the UK went into lockdown and now, increasingly, the country is reopening. Whilst many across the country were able to work at home throughout the lockdown, there are still thousands that will gradually return to work in the next couple of months. With that in mind, it’s prudent to consider how our working lives will now look, and how we can plan for this “new normal”.

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Microsoft 365 developments to get excited about

On 21st April 2020, in what they describe as a “natural evolution”, Microsoft completed the rebrand of the hugely popular Office 365 service. In a modest change, the suite drops the word ‘Office’ in favour of ‘Microsoft’ – becoming Microsoft 365.

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How does Cloud CCTV Recording work?

In a previous blog, we discussed Cloud CCTV and how it works for businesses. We discussed how Cloud CCTV differs from “traditional” CCTV, how it works for the end user, and how you can take advantage of this service. In this blog, we will go slightly further, describing exactly how the recording function of Cloud CCTV works in a technical sense. This blog will help you to understand where your CCTV recordings go, what effect that has on your internet bandwidth, and what the differences are between our two packages: VideoIT Essentials and VideoIT Advanced.

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The pros and cons of BYOD in the workplace

BYOD is something more and more employees and employers are becoming familiar with. However, even if you don’t know what it means yet, the possibility that you already do it is high. In fact, according to Microsoft, two out of three employees utilise BYOD in the workplace. Interested in finding out how our Hosted Desktop can enhance the security in your organisation? Download our FREE White Paper >>

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5 ways to strengthen teamwork in the workplace

Teamwork and collaboration remain one of the most undervalued and underutilised workplace tactics. Employees prefer to work by themselves to get work done without any external interruptions. However, by doing this it can be difficult for a business to progress – 86% of employees and executives believe that lack of collaboration or ineffective communication are responsible for workplace failures.

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Windows Virtual Desktop and Office 365: All you need to know.

We have spoken a lot about Windows Virtual Desktop in this blog. Indeed, the opportunities this new service from Microsoft can offer to business reliant on legacy applications make it truly exciting.

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VoIP: The modern telephony platform you NEED.

If you never heard of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), get ready to change that. Traditional analogue phone lines will soon be defunct, which means businesses must start thinking about making alternative arrangements.

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The top 10 benefits of moving to the cloud.

In today’s world, the cloud has become one of the most talked about buzzwords among business environments, and it’s safe to say that won’t be changing anytime soon. In fact, the cloud is becoming the technology standard for most companies. By the end of 2020, 67% of enterprise infrastructure will be cloud-based.

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6 tips for making your meetings more effective

Whether you are an employee or an entrepreneur, meetings will be a necessary way to help bring people together to discuss ideas, solve problems, review progress and drive outcomes. Unfortunately, meetings have been deemed one of the most major time wasters in the workplace today. In fact, when The Muse conducted a survey on unproductive meetings, they found executives view more than 67% of meetings as failures.

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Microsoft Planner: The modern task management platform for teams.

Office 365 has come on along way since its introduction in 2011, Microsoft has been rapidly adding more exciting features, updates and applications to enhance user experience.  One result of these additions is Microsoft Planner – Similar to Asana, Slack or Trello, it is a task management tool that integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Teams and the rest of Office 365. It works by providing a hub for teams to create plans, organise and assign tasks to other users and check updates on progress via various dashboards.

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