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Remove your print servers. Move to the Cloud.

Remove your print servers. Move to the Cloud.

Ben Granger-Holcombe | 20 January 2020

Physical printing is still an integral part of many workplace practices and habits.   Putting aside consumables such as paper and ink\toner, there are still many areas where the relatively high cost of providing this service to users is not often seen…

What is a Modern Workplace?

What is a Modern Workplace?

Angus Mansfield | 14 November 2019

Microsoft is calling out to businesses to “˜get modern’ with M365, a cloud-based solution with the benefits of simplifying the IT environment, providing staff with tools to be more productive, improving business profitability, and making the IT environment more secure….

End of ISDN. 3 things to be business ready.

End of ISDN. 3 things to be business ready.

Flavia Fontana | 14 November 2019

ISDN service disconnection has begun. Now is the time for businesses to make the switch and avoid costly operational impacts. “Businesses should start considering their options, don’t leave it to the last minute as this will place undue pressure on…

Confused on what to use and when in M365?

Confused on what to use and when in M365?

Ben Granger-Holcombe | 13 November 2019

M365 is armed with a stack of collaboration tools. Microsoft is continually improving these tools so that they live up to their promise of delivering a “˜modern workplace’.   Many clients are asking me what the difference is between OneDrive, Sharepoint, Teams, Yammer and Exchange (email)? What tool should we be using, when and for…

Activate Teams and Video Without The Expense

Activate Teams and Video Without The Expense

Ben Granger-Holcombe | 30 September 2019

Microsoft Teams is one of the most popular collaboration tools for workplaces of any size and any industry. There are now 13+ million active Teams users around the world. Organisations are experiencing increased staff productivity and greater security to data…

What is a Modern Workplace?

What is a Modern Workplace?

Angus Mansfield | 19 September 2019

Being more productive and delivering quality work is a universal goal In a series of conversations with people, the notion of a Modern Workplace is explored – the environment, tools, and the culture that enables people to do their best…

Scams. Spot them. Stop them.

Scams. Spot them. Stop them.

Angus Mansfield | 18 September 2019

Spot scams before they hit your mailbox According to the ACCC Australians are set to lose more than $532million to scammers in 2019.  Scammers are smart and driven.  Their employees are trained and incentivised to trick, infiltrate and hack businesses…

We asked our experts their views on an Agile workplace

We asked our experts their views on an Agile workplace

Flavia Fontana | 15 July 2019

The practical, non-academic views on an agile workplace. We asked a range of people ““ clients who are transforming their workplaces into what they view as agile, XCentral experts who are advising businesses across industries on collaboration and connectivity, industry…

Finding the time to innovate

Finding the time to innovate

Angus Mansfield | 16 October 2018

After years being seen as primarily a cost centre, IT is finally being recognised by companies as a means of creating differentiation and value in the business.  In most modern companies, the CIO or IT Manager now report directly to…