Protecting Your Organisation from Ransomware

Ransomware has been making big news in the last week.  The cruel reality of the global ransomware attack that crippled computer systems in 150 countries is that the attackers took advantage of under-prepared computer users and their organizations. Ransomware attacks have been dramatically increasing since 2015, with over 4,000 ransomware attacks daily in 2016.  This […]

How LinkedIn Makes Sellers More Effective in Today’s Digital World

While LinkedIn surpassed the 500 million member milestone last month, the company continues to serve business professionals in numerous ways. As part of the Microsoft family, LinkedIn is now being integrated into Dynamics 365 in order to help salespeople deliver better outcomes using insights from LinkedIn Sales Navigator. To get more insight into this trend, […]

3 Big Benefits for Moving SAP to the Azure Cloud

In the past, if you’d have said you were taking SAP to the cloud, your colleagues would tell you that you need a vacation. Today though, it isn’t a matter of if you’re taking SAP to the cloud, it’s when – and more importantly – how you’re going to do it. As we just shared […]

Microsoft Supercharges Power BI with New Features

Microsoft recently made the most significant announcement regarding Power BI enterprise readiness since its initial launch of the new product back in June of 2015. There are a multitude of enhancements that have raised Power BI’s game in the enterprise: a new Power BI Premium product, free license capability, convergence of the Power BI Embedded product […]

Four Technology Trends and Their Impact on ERP

Cloud, social technologies, big data and mobile have impacted different parts of the business and internal processes over the years. ERP platforms continue to be implemented and used in more traditional ways. But as businesses become more digital, the traditional ERP platform also has to adapt to the current technology trends. Let’s take a closer […]

The 3 Stages on the Journey to Application Modernization

Re-platformed, re-architected, agile, DevOps, liquid, micro-engineered, cloud-first, mobile-first, as-a-service. Application modernization has, I think, more buzz-words per paragraph than any of our major building blocks of IT modernization (Applications, Infrastructure & Workplace). Perhaps with good reason though, application modernization should be at the core of any modernization journey. They drive infrastructure choices, enable workplace solutions, […]

Mapping Digital Workplace Insights to Business Value Context

Most enterprise organizations are traveling along the journey to digital today.  There is no definitive measuring stick for how digital they have become but that does not stop them from continuing to invest and trying to find that edge to define new opportunities. Investments take many different shapes ranging from IT modernization, mobile investments, the […]

Windows 10 Creators Update: The Top 4 Benefits for Businesses

If you are one of the businesses already reaping the rewards of Windows 10, then Microsoft’s recent Creators update will likely be no surprise to you. For those who aren’t, a brief recap, this is Microsoft’s third feature update in their new Windows-as-a-service model, Microsoft’s new method of improving Windows over time rather than with […]

Moving to a Cloud-based ERP: The Importance of Preparation

In November 2016, Microsoft launched Dynamics 365 for Operations, its new cloud-based ERP solution, a complete re-architecting of the Dynamics AX platform that aligns with Microsoft’s cloud first, mobile first strategy. ERP in the cloud can and will offer businesses many advantages. However, it also requires a good preparation and the right choices. First of […]

Big Brands Innovating to Drive New Customer Experiences and Value

I’ve got a riddle for you: what do Williams Martini Racing, Nippon Paint, Microsoft and Stockland have in common? This diverse list of well-known brands across the globe are innovating when it comes to their customer experiences. They are driving new value through personalization, connecting communities, leveraging data and moving at speed. Avanade and Sitecore […]