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IT or Facilities: Who should take ownership of collaboration spaces?

IT or Facilities: Who should take ownership of collaboration spaces?

Let’s face it, traditionally IT and facilities management were in their own separate business silos. Reporting into different parts of the businesses, too often the communication between them was little to none.

These days, there’s a pressing need for collaboration between the two. But, have we moved along with the times? Do modern businesses adopt this free-flowing communication strategy? And if not, what’s stopping us? The first thing to think about, is why it’s beneficial to take a joined-up approach.

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The Road to the New Normal with MS Teams (Creating a UC Ecosystem that Works)

The Road to the New Normal with MS Teams (Creating a UC Ecosystem that Works)

It our recent webinar, hosted in partnership with Microsoft and Crestron, we learnt about Microsoft Teams Across the Workflow, and we now know how Microsoft are transforming the meeting space.

But, how do you get to the 'Native Teams destination' and ensure your UC-ecosystem is secure, reliable and easy to use?

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4 Top Tips for Managing Hybrid Remote Working

4 Top Tips for Managing Hybrid Remote Working

Managing a fully remote team requires new procedures for keeping staff connected, motivated and productive, alongside an effective collaboration platform.

With hybrid or shift working set to be a feature for many organisations over the next 6-12 months, we look at four top tips for business leaders managing hybrid remote working.

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How to Tackle a Post-Lockdown Move to Microsoft Teams

How to Tackle a Post-Lockdown Move to Microsoft Teams

Back in March, many organisations planned to adopt Microsoft Teams as their primary video communication platform found themselves either ‘stuck’ with their existing platform, were unable to update their meeting spaces or were forced to rapidly deploy a ‘make-do’ solution such as Zoom to support remote workers.
Now the government is calling for a return to the workplace and many organisations are considering how to move forward with their Teams migration.

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How IT Can Create Meetings That Boost Productivity

How IT Can Create Meetings That Boost Productivity

Meetings are essential part of working life for many organisations. But sometimes meetings can be seen by participants as time-wasting or unnecessary.
There are lots of great tips for organisers and participants to follow, but IT also has an influence on whether meetings are driving clear communication and productivity or becoming unwanted time sinks.

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Hybrid Remote Working - The benefits and the challenges

Hybrid Remote Working - The benefits and the challenges

Remote working is the current normality for many offices, but as organisations plan for their return to the office, many are considering a hybrid remote working plan to keep employees safe and productive.
There are benefits and challenges that must be considered when planning an effective hybrid remote working environment. So we are taking a look at the positives, and the negatives from adopting this model

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