During its recent annual Ignite conference, US multinational Microsoft issued three brand-new sizzle videos for three of its software products – Tasks, Fluid Framework and Yammer. This new media release is designed to not only show the potential of the software but entice viewers to revisit them and discover exciting new applications.
An all-new phoning system designed for business use that unites chat functions, calling, meetings, email services and calendars has been released by Microsoft here in the United Kingdom.
The government is backing a new initiative to offer researchers better artificial intelligence (AI), enabling it to have a stronger impact in important areas like healthcare.
Many companies are now choosing to make the move from on-premises storage to cloud-based platforms to house data, as they offer both lower energy costs and improved scalability. As a result, IT pros and others managing migration are always seeking a more efficient set of tools that allow this process to be as seamless as possible and, with this in mind, Microsoft focuses on acquiring technology firms that can provide dependable tools for migration.
Microsoft has announced it will be working alongside UK companies to help the planet as well as individuals with disabilities by developing artificial intelligence (AI) at the recent Future Decoded expo for 2019.
A campaign of phishing attacks is using the online platform SharePoint to bypass the Symantec Corporation’s secure email gateway.
The latest software updates have been issued by Microsoft to fix close to 60 security problems in both Windows and software developed to work on top of the operating system. For the most part, the October edition of Patch Tuesday is ‘light’ but does contain some fixes considered critical by Microsoft.
A major health and welfare charity for the disabled is using Microsoft technology as a way to assist its staff in delivering enhanced support and care.
A collaboration between Microsoft, Natwest and DreamQuark will use Artificial Intelligence to predict patterns in the financial market and source fresh insights.
Brad Smith, President of Microsoft, announced at a recent London event that the world has reached a pivotal point, with people insisting on greater control than ever over their data and the technology they use.
Windows users looking for a safe area to test security have been afforded a new option from Microsoft.
Microsoft is hoping a new feature it has announced for Outlook will give it the edge over email rival Gmail.
Every couple of years or so, it seems, rumbles of discontent begin to crop up about issues with collaboration tools like Slack. Namely, that it’s an attention sapper at best, and downright pain in the backside at worst, something that hasn’t been helped by Slack’s recent double-posting glitch.
Cybersecurity and cloud provider RFA has officially announced that its dedicated team for Development Services (DevServ) will be now offered to all of the company’s clients.
Cyber attackers are slipping through the net of email filters under the guise of SharePoint user accounts they’ve compromised.
Over 500 educators based around the United Kingdom who use technology to assist students in their learning have been nominated as Innovative Educator Experts by Microsoft.
The Warwickshire County Council is now rolling out Microsoft technology to afford its personnel a more flexible way to work. This move supports the Council’s initiative to modernise its system by creating a staff with enhanced flexibility.
California-based company Crow Canyon Software has been selected to join an elite group of organisations chosen by Microsoft to be showcased in its Office 365 Business Application Program.
Microsoft has progressed its Chromium-powered Edge browser with an official release of the beta version designed to run with Windows operating systems and macOS.
One of Microsoft’s first authorised Managed Desktop partners, IT Lab Group, has taken possession of managed service provider (MSP) Mirus IT Solutions.
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Aberdeen City Council is the first of Scotland’s local authorities to join forces with Microsoft using its Cloud Navigator programme for digital transformation.
Microsoft has announced that a newly included expiration policy, based on user activity, can be activated in Office 365 groups for select customers using Azure AD Premium. The new policy will allow customers automated access to lifetime renewals making user intervention no longer required.
One of the UK’s most popular websites for medical help, Patient.Info is leading a revolution that transforms homes into a GP surgery and supports family doctors. With the assistance of Azure, Microsoft’s cloud-based platform, Patient.Info is joining the new trend that allows patients to avoid unnecessary visits to their GP if possible.
Thanks to an all-new product created by the teamwork of Microsoft and cyber security specialist NCC Group, firms can now utilise Azure cloud-based operations with greater confidence.
More organisations than ever today are opting to utilise cloud-based services. The benefits are myriad, including both enhanced scalability and drastically reduced maintenance costs, but companies need to remain vigilant against the many cyber threats, such as phishing scams specifically targeting software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps. Widely used by over 155 million commercial users on monthly subscriptions, Office 365 from Microsoft is a major target for cybercrime and companies utilising it must bolster cloud security to protect sensitive data.
Wiltshire Council is utilising Microsoft virtual assistants to handle repetitive checks on payroll, allowing staff to learn new skills in a more efficient system.
Microsoft recently announced users will soon be afforded the ability to keep their most important information and personal files in a new section of OneDrive that benefits from additional layers of protection.
Every NHS healthcare worker throughout Wales will be able to use Microsoft programs, including Teams and Outlook, as part of a new countrywide initiative that focuses on digital transformation.
Award winning legal business Slater and Gordon has authorised Microsoft to manage its user support, device management and endpoint security directly, in order to enable IT personnel to assist the company in focusing on flexibility and supporting its customers.
Enterprises making use of Nintex in SharePoint either on-premises or online will now have full access to the powerful e-signature capacity from Nintex Sign, which is powered by Sign from Adobe.
Microsoft is now working alongside the Metropolitan Police Service to help in the battle to reduce London’s crime rate, by cutting costs and making the city safer.
Security software company Quest has announced it has been recognised as a finalist for the Microsoft Health partner of the Year Award 2019. The California-headquartered company joined an elite international list of Microsoft partners also honoured for showing excellence through innovation and successfully implementing customer solutions using Microsoft technologies.
UK company Visulytix is utilising Microsoft Azure and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to supply solutions for eye-care experts so they can identify disease sooner.
UK women will be offered assistance in starting companies and developing them in a new Microsoft initiative.
End users and those with administrative privileges are being warned by Microsoft not to bypass the in-built spam filters Office 365 ships with.
A British high street retailer was looking to introduce a new intranet which would allow increased efficiency between corporate and retail based staff. The introduction of a new multilingual intranet would cater for these requirements.
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Microsoft has announced that as part of a new update to the customisation tool in Office 365, organisations will be empowered to save configuration files within the data centres of the American multinational’s cloud facility, so they can access them later.
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US multinational Microsoft has officially announced it will open a major store in London in July 2019.
A recent report has outlined how individuals behind phishing attacks are taking more sophisticated approaches to improve their effectiveness against existing defences.
Birmingham City University (BCU) is working on technology that allows people to code using their voice and eyes with an aim to get more workers with disabilities into the technology sector.
At Microsoft’s annual conference for SharePoint held in Las Vegas, the American multinational announced the addition of brand new features for both OneDrive for Business and SharePoint.
One of the foremost technology experts for health at Microsoft briefed the UK Health secretary on the positive impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) could have for healthcare.
The US technology giant Microsoft has made an announcement at Build 2019 of the general availability for its latest search facility – Microsoft Search.
Microsoft has announced the availability of information barriers for Teams via Office 365 with SharePoint next set to benefit from the feature.
Managing partner for C5 Insight, Geoff Ables is taking on the role of chairman at the SharePoint and 0365 Strategies Conference held by the Advanced learning Institute. Ables will also present the internal conference’s keynote address and lead a workshop.
The staff of London’s King’s College is utilising Microsoft technology to collate data for analysis throughout the university.
The capability of Files Restore will be available for both Teams and the online version of SharePoint to tenancies in Office 365, according to Microsoft in an announcement made on April 22.
Microsoft has now announced it has doubled the scope of its UK Azure regions through the addition of newly made Availability Zones. This will increase the Azure regions in the UK’s compute capacity by over 1,500 per cent since their online inception in 2016.
The migration platform from AvePoint has achieved speeds up to 100 terabytes per day during real operations.
Druva Inc, the leading provider of cloud data management and protection, announced recently that key enterprises are progressively looking to Druva to protect Microsoft Office 365 data for them.
The latest April Update or “Patch” Tuesday from Microsoft targets two zero-days actively being exploited.
In the latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio, developers are afforded the tools to create programs and applications quicker and code with colleagues in real-time.
While Office 365 and collaborative software like SharePoint are excellent solutions for inter-office communication and file sharing, there is no doubt they are a strong target for phishing schemes.
In a move to assist almost 500,000 of the youngest members of its populace, Wales will become one of the world’s first countries to give its maintained schools the benefit of free Microsoft Office 365 access.
Falling in Love is an annual occurrence here at WM Reply, and judging by the wealth of familiar faces in the room last Thursday, for a lot of you too. Yes, this is the story of our third annual Fall in Love with Yammer event, where we bring together Yadvocates, Yambassadors and fans, to tell stories and share tips on all things Yammer, learning from each other – and from a panel of those in-the-know – to ramp up the effectiveness of their internal comms and employee engagement.
To mark the occasion of its second birthday, Microsoft Teams has been enhanced with additional features for the benefit of its users.
There’s no doubt the news web part on any SharePoint page is an exceptional way to engage with your active audience and keep them up to date with what is currently happening on your site. You can easily draw their attention to the most important events and interesting accounts, from people-focused stories to company updates. All of this news can be represented with rich graphic imagery through this eye-catching and effective feature.
During its 18 years, SharePoint has transformed significantly. In terms of its complexity and functionality, the web-based digital platform has made huge advances from where it started as it continues to support its users in the digital workplace of today.
Our Senior Change and Communications Consultant Charlene Cottle talks about the beauty of Yammer and collaboration in the workplace.