use case teams proof of concept

Need a Use Case for a Teams Proof of concept

Need a Use Case for a Teams Proof of Concept?   I recently had the pleasure of working with a multi-tenanted client that made a wise decision and wanted to start their Teams journey with a proof of concept (PoC). They were interested in doing a PoC before potentially rolling out a full implementation. What…

Making use of loops

Making Use of Loops   It’s an age-old question, and every answer is as clear as mud – “which tool do I use when?” What started as a reasonable clarification has now developed a life of its own. Numerous critiques, countless refinements, and even parody all point to this being the most confusing issue in…

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Going paper-lite in a modern workplace

Going Paper-Lite in a Modern Workplace    With more organisations moving into collaborative working spaces where the hot desk shuffle and minimised storage challenge us on a daily basis…we need to find a way to keep organised and reduce the amount of “stuff” we cart around.  Whether that is from desk to desk, project to project or job to…

The highs and lows of being a remote worker

The Highs & Lows of being a remote worker  We are a unique organisation at Adopt & Embrace, as the majority of our team members work remotely. We currently have team members in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, New Zealand and Los Angeles. And whilst we sometimes work together in co-working spaces, we generally are working…

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How Executive Sponsors make a launch successful

How Executive Sponsors make a launch successful.  So, the project you have been working on is just about to Go-Live. As the Executive Sponsor, you can settle back and watch all your hard work materialise, Right?. Well not in my experience. Now is the time for even more intense action as there are always those things or people that you just didn’t…

Success through message integration and projects

Success through message integration and projects   To run a successful project, we need to communicate with our organisation.  We need to tell people what to expect. A single project can generate a lot of communication. There may be tasks employees need to complete to prepare for change.  We need to coordinate activities for the project. Organisations…

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Streamlining performance reviews with OneNote

Performance reviews with OneNote The General Manager of Information Technology at this large Australian Financial Services organisation wanted to improve documentation. He wanted to improve the way he and his team document their monthly 1:1 meetings. He wanted to streamline their performance reviews. He turned to Microsoft OneNote.   The General Manager and his Executive…

Tips for creating project awareness

Tips for creating project awareness   We often hear about IT departments who have done a technology rollout without the proper planning, communications or awareness campaigns.  They have “finished” the project – they have delivered.  And now the new technology is available to everyone, but then they wonder why people aren’t using it.  Or why…