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27.08.2020

News & Communication

Getting more out of Microsoft Teams

It’s fair to say that life after Covid 19 is going to be very different for every single one of us. Will we return to offices? Will we have a combination of office and working from home? Will we move to permanent home-based working? Whatever your solution, it has never been more important to think about how you make the most of your collaboration tools! That’s where Microsoft Teams comes in.

26.08.2020

News & Communication

New Microsoft partner launches powerful laptop for learning

A dual device, the Kano PC laptop features an innovative design that enables users to remove or click new parts into place as they increase their IT skills. Recently released around the world, the product rollout coincides with an announcement from Kano, introducing its new partnership with Microsoft.

19.08.2020

News & Communication

Financial tech firm joins Microsoft in new cloud initiative

London-based fintech company Finastra has now signed an agreement with Microsoft to assist financial firms all over the world in taking advantage of the tech-giant’s cloud platform Azure, and the state-of-the-art digital tools it offers enterprises.

12.08.2020

News & Communication

UK transport company uses Microsoft tech for fresh insights

The Go-Ahead Group, one of Britain’s major transport companies, is employing Microsoft’s Power BI and cloud-based platform Azure to collate data in a single place so it can benefit its passengers.

05.08.2020

News & Communication

British Building Society Plans to embed Teams

Following its successful use during lockdown with many employees working remotely from home, UK financial institution Nationwide Building Society now plans to embed Microsoft’s communication platform Teams into its brand new digital centre.

30.07.2020

News & Communication

Microsoft initiative supports remote learning during COVID-19 outbreak

Schools identified by Microsoft to have an investment in technology are helping teachers across the country to action remote learning options for students now at home under lockdown.

27.07.2020

News & Communication

Cutting-edge communication software adopted by NHS Scotland

All NHS employees in Scotland will now use Microsoft’s collaboration and communication platform Teams to work while battling the coronavirus outbreak.

24.07.2020

News & Communication

Legal firm alters future work strategy with Microsoft solution

Following the end of the UK government’s lockdown restrictions, Slater and Gordon Lawyers is planning to change how staff are working long-term after successfully employing Microsoft Teams in its business processes during the pandemic.

24.07.2020

News & Communication

UK government seals cloud deal with Microsoft

The government’s executive agency, the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), has now signed a non-binding agreement with Microsoft.

16.07.2020

News & Communication

Chatbot gives Scottish NHS patients COVID-19 help

People in Scotland requiring assistance and information regarding coronavirus are now able to get help via a chatbot. Read more now.

14.07.2020

News & Communication

Microsoft Solution Unites London University

Imperial College in London’s upmarket South Kensington district is using Microsoft Teams to help both students and faculty members communicate during the COVID-19 crisis.

10.07.2020

News & Communication

NHS to save several hundred million from Microsoft agreement

A new deal struck between Microsoft, NHSX and NHS Digital is expected to save the National Health Service nine-figure sums and give digital tools in Microsoft 365 to eligible organisations across England. Read more now.

12.05.2020

News & Communication

New North West office space opened by Microsoft

In accordance with its ongoing partnership with University Academy 92 (UA92), Microsoft has opened a brand-new office space in the city of Manchester, giving students the opportunity to interact with Microsoft professionals on a day-to-day basis, while studying and working alongside them.

29.04.2020

News & Communication

New focus on remote working for Microsoft Stores

Close to 2,000 employees normally working at Microsoft’s numerous retail outlets around the globe have now provided virtual training to 65,000 individuals in multiple sectors, including healthcare, finance, education, and government.

27.04.2020

News & Communication

Microsoft aids consortium to make NHS ventilators

Major UK technology, engineering and industrial enterprises from a host of sectors – including automotive, aerospace and medical – have formed a consortium, combining expertise to create medical ventilators, helping the NHS meet the demands of COVID-19.

23.04.2020

News & Communication

Printer manufacturers test Microsoft solution to save money

The Ricoh Company is testing out a wide range of tools created by Microsoft at its Shropshire-based factory in order to lower the quantity of toner it loses when its equipment fills containers.

22.04.2020

News & Communication

Microsoft releases edge zones for cloud platform

Microsoft has announced the official launch of Edge Zones for its cloud computing service Azure. The release of Edge Zones will enable users of Azure to now bring all their applications straight to the Redmond-based firm’s edge locations.

20.04.2020

News & Communication

Microsoft releases new collaborative crisis application

In reaction to recent events regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, an app that allows colleagues to communicate effectively during a crisis has been released by Microsoft.

17.04.2020

News & Communication

OneNote used in keylogging phishing campaign

A recent phishing campaign has been discovered to be using Microsoft’s OneNote digital notebook program, which auto-saves and synchronises noted to get past detection features in order to get malware onto target’s systems.

14.04.2020

News & Communication

New features now available for Microsoft Teams

Microsoft’s collaboration and communication platform Teams has been upgraded with enhanced tools. Developed to facilitate working in groups with improved integration, the new capabilities also advance the Microsoft’s ongoing endeavour to make Teams the go-to chat platform for enterprise use.

Digital Workplace

Case Study

British American Tobacco - From Skype for Business to Teams

British American Tobacco was the first FTSE 100 company in the UK to fully migrate from Skype for Business to Teams only, shutting down Skype for Business for good, and WM Reply helped them do it.