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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…

Collaboration Solutions

Collaboration Solutions

| 8 November 2019

Unlocking Workplace Collaboration Many of today’s enterprises are facing a perfect storm of aging technology and growing collaboration needs. Decision-makers are under pressure to find a solution that’s secure, reliable, scalable, and cost-effective— and one that meets the needs of…

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?

Sue Woodward | 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…

XCentral deploys Cloud-Based Information Hub For Teamwork

XCentral deploys Cloud-Based Information Hub For Teamwork

Ben Granger-Holcombe | 12 September 2019

  XCentral deploys Cloud-Based Information Hub For Teamwork   Peoplecare is a private health insurer, providing health insurance cover to over 80,000 members and 200 staff.  Their goal is to make the choice in health cover simpler. Its culture is…

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…

XCentral selected to host the new graduate program sponsored by Microsoft and TAFE NSW

XCentral selected to host the new graduate program sponsored by Microsoft and TAFE NSW

Flavia Fontana | 19 November 2018

Microsoft has launched a new traineeship program aimed at creating a new pipeline of IT talent. Thanks to our reputation of cloud pioneers and tracked history of successful cloud migrations, we are proud to announce that XCentral has been shortlisted…

XCentral and Microsoft help Basketball Australia shoot for gold

XCentral and Microsoft help Basketball Australia shoot for gold

Angus Mansfield | 10 August 2018

Basketball Australia is a small organisation with big ambitions and a seriously mobile workforce. Whether they’re courtside or in the back office, staff share a common goal of driving our many national teams to medal-winning performances all over the world….

XCentral Implements Office 365 for Raine & Horne

XCentral Implements Office 365 for Raine & Horne

Angus Mansfield | 2 July 2018

In 2013, the Raine & Horne Group celebrated 130 years in the real estate business. It’s one of the largest privately-owned firms in Australia with offices in all States and Territories, as well as a growing network of offices around…

So you’re on Office 365, now what? Part 2

So you’re on Office 365, now what? Part 2

Ben Granger-Holcombe | 2 July 2018

In part 1 of my blog about Office 365 we started talked about the plethora of products that Office 365 gives you out of the box! In that I gave a very quick summary of what Yammer is and how it…