Forrester’s annual Wave reports for ECM Content Platforms and Cloud Content Platforms has placed Microsoft 365 consistently in the "Leaders" position stating that “Microsoft leads the pack with its global scale and support for the full content lifecycle” with M365 being “the best fit for companies that want a single source of cloud content services”. The reports conclude that ...

Scotland’s productivity has been stagnant for the last decade or so. We remain stuck in a second quartile position, ranked 16th in a league table of 37 OECD countries. There are two main ways of improving this. Work harder, longer and for less pay. Leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, rethinking ‘the way thing ...

May updates to Microsoft 365 include new tools to help simplify compliance, app updates to boost productivity, together with additional features to enhance secure, collaborative user experiences. Updates include the following: The general availability of Microsoft Search to tap into your organisation’s collective knowledge; and Microsoft Graph data connect, available throug ...

It is widely agreed that the burden of excessive email and lengthy meetings act as major productivity busters for most knowledge workers, with some estimates suggesting that less than 60 per cent of work time is spent productively. As reported in a previous blog post, MyAnalytics, in Office 365 and Microsoft 365 Enterprise and Business Suites, presents a personal dashboard sum ...

Microsoft 365 has become the hub for empowering individuals, teams and organisations to achieve more - to be more creative, collaborative and effective, supported by an integrated suite of experiences that are simple, superior, smart and secure. At the recent SharePoint Virtual Summit, Microsoft 365 General Manager Seth Patton shared the company's vision for 'The Intelligent W ...

As organisations accelerate their digital transformation, deploying Office 365 is often one of the first steps taken. A new White Paper from Microsoft discusses the way in which Office 365, as a core component of Microsoft 365, offers a complete, intelligent solution for accelerating digital transformation, empowering IT and users while keeping your organisation protected. ...

Microsoft Search, the new enterprise search experience that provides personalised results across Microsoft 365 experiences, has started rolling out to all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 commercial subscribers. Announced at the recent Build 2019 developer conference, all customers should get the new Microsoft Search experience by the end of May. As shown in the short video below, ...

Previous blog posts have discussed how Microsoft is positioning Teams as the ‘enterprise hub for teamwork’ - the platform for workplace communications, collaboration, innovation and workflow efficiency. To quantify the benefits of Teams for organisations and employees, Forrester Consulting conducted a Total Economic Impact™ Study of Microsoft Teams, commissioned by Microsoft. ...

Previous blog posts have discussed how Microsoft is positioning Teams as the ‘enterprise hub for teamwork’ - the platform for workplace communications, collaboration and workflow efficiency. Currently being used by more than 500,000 organisations worldwide, including 91 of the Fortune 100, the video below provides a short overview of everything you need to know about Teams and ...

With the continuing burden of e-mail overload and the rapid growth of mobile working, multi-function communication platforms, such as Microsoft Teams, have become essential for a modern workplace to operate efficiently and effectively. Managing an organisation-wide collaborative platform, however, is no easy task. Strong governance should be in place to contain sprawl, secure ...