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SharePoint Microsoft Microsoft 365 Best Practice Azure People

Looking at Things in Profile

User Profiles are an increasingly important part of a modern organisation. While they have always been important as a (often underused) tool for finding staff and searching for people with certain skills, the changes in work practice wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic now mean that staff spend less time together physically, so have less opportunity […]

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Browsers Business Cloud Compliance Content management Microsoft Microsoft 365 OneDrive Regionalisation SharePoint UI and UX

Not so Friendly; getting to grips with regional settings in Microsoft 365

If you want your dates to be regionally approproiate, don’t expect the Regional settings in Microsoft 365 to help that much. Some things aren’t as friendly as they appear…

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Business Remote Meetings Thoughts and Musings

Office 2021 – Post Pandemic Thinking

The world has changed.
Young employees who have never worked in an office may not be the onboarding challenge we think they are. In fact they may know how to be remote employees better than we do.

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Best Practice Business Business Process Collaboration Communication Compliance Content management Data and Insights Improvement Microsoft People

Maturity Model for Microsoft 365

The Maturity Model for Microsoft 365 is a set of guides and tools to let companies improve productivity, assurance and effectiveness.

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Best Practice Electric Vehicles Innovation Technology Tesla Thoughts and Musings UI and UX

Tesla: how US companies are lazy or incompetent on the world stage

Tesla have almost nailed the EV market. Sadly they don’t much understand regionalisation. UK failings are awkward or possibly dangerous.

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Best Practice Business Business Process Communication

The Principles of Communication

Seven principles of communication, distilled from multiple sources into a form understandable and applicable by lay people.
(and used to inform the Communication Competency within the Microsoft 365 Maturity Model)

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Best Practice Collaboration Content management Intranet Microsoft 365

OneDrive for Business – Why and How

As the Microsoft 365 (M365) suite gets inexorably broader and more capable there are increasing amounts of overlap between some elements, such as file storage and collaboration. This article discusses where and how to use OneDrive for Business in the mix.

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AI Browsers Cognitive Services Computers and Internet Innovation UI and UX

More Human Digital Humans

Even better text to voice has quietly appeared. Try it, you might be able to give your eyes a rest.

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Collaboration Microsoft Teams Remote Meetings Thoughts and Musings

Thoughts on Online Living II

In physical meetings, where you sit and how you dress has an impact. How does this work in online meetings?

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Microsoft Teams Remote Meetings Thoughts and Musings

Thoughts on Online Living

Could the pandemic and online living be easing out gender and racial bias, unconscious prejudices and unacceptable behaviours in favour of more egalitarian interactions.