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New Microsoft Teams features to redefine virtual meetings and collaboration

Thomas Lalor, Senior Consultant Microsoft have announced some major new features coming to Microsoft Teams, focused on improving the virtual interactions that continue to be a defining aspect of many of our lives during the ongoing global COVID-1...

How Microsoft Teams will never have an incident like ‘Zoombombing’

Lauren Simonson, Mark Woodrow With the majority of the population being forced to stay home to help stop the spread of COVID-19, many have turned to videoconferencing platforms to undertake work meetings and also virtual social gatherings. ...

Corporate community leadership and management in times of crisis

In these times of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is plenty of information about working remotely and crisis communications.  This post is about neither of these.  I want to focus on the role communities within organisations can play in suppo...

Farewell SharePoint 2010

You might have read it before but I’m going to tell you again. SharePoint 2010 is going out of support on 13th October 2020. But what does that actually mean? We’re here to tell you! SharePoint 2010 has been in ‘Extended Support’ for 4 ye...

Microsoft vs Covid-19: How tech is helping amidst the chaos

As we watch the rest of the world move to remote working, we are all preparing ourselves to hunker down into the isolation of our homes.  However, many organisations are just beginning their journey to the modern workplace and may face signific...

Year of Yammer Down Under

  When we heard that the global Yammer team was in town for the Ignite tour we jumped at the chance to get up close and personal with them and the new Yammer. We knew we wouldn’t be the only ones, so we organised two exclusive business user gr...

Work effectively during Coronavirus

Like many organisations facing COVID-19, we are preparing for travel bans, workplace restrictions and likely quarantine for significant periods of time to minimise the spread of the virus. For many employees, working from home will l...

Introducing D3, our insight-driven Experience Design Agency

As we enter the new year, we've been reflecting on everything we have achieved for our clients, employees and partners. We've worked hard, delivered real value, and no doubt been a bit lucky, and that's led to continued success at Engage Squared. ...

My Top 4 Microsoft Ignite Learns

  My recent visit to Microsoft Ignite in Orlando was a trip of firsts for me. Before last week I had never been to either America or a Microsoft conference; it was a sensory assault to say the least. Everything was big, the coffee was s...

Yammer will now use the Office 365 profile

Yammer profiles are about to change. And for many, this is long overdue! From late September, profile pages in Yammer will synchronise with your Office profile - which means that staff will no longer be able to have different personal information ...