We need to be talking more about neurodiversity in the workplace

A few weeks ago I met up with someone I have met through the Microsoft community for a coffee. During our discussion the conversation somehow shifted to me when she asked about my challenges as an autistic person, also known as someone with Asperger’s. I was completely comfortable and happy to dive into the discussion.… Read More We need to be talking more about neurodiversity in the workplace

How home-schooling in a pandemic is superior to workplace learning

As we urgently dive back into another lockdown in Victoria, Australia, our schools had about an hour’s notice to pivot and plan how to enable learning to continue next week with everyone suddenly at home. The fast response was to send kids home with their pencil cases, a pile of books and a journal. One… Read More How home-schooling in a pandemic is superior to workplace learning

External Sharing – it’s not just about documents!

As Microsoft 365 professionals we engage with many organisations across the year and see many challenges for staff or IT when it comes to collaborating with external parties. These might be roles like vendors, contractors, suppliers, or consultants. Essentially sharing a document to edit together, review a final draft or to receive something more formal… Read More External Sharing – it’s not just about documents!

Microsoft Teams – it’s time to get proactive!

This year has been massive for Microsoft Teams! Millions of new users relying on the application to keep employed during a global crisis. Of particular surprise, has been the amount of change, impact and pressure to learn on people that was met with reasonably low resistance. We work with multiple organisations who were taking time… Read More Microsoft Teams – it’s time to get proactive!

Microsoft Teams raise your hand feature – the issue most organisations haven’t considered

This new feature is great, but it requires some change in behaviour that many haven’t stopped to think about. What am I going on about? It isn’t a standard meeting behaviour to put your hand up. Seriously, when have you ever sat around a meeting room table and raised your hand? While there is a… Read More Microsoft Teams raise your hand feature – the issue most organisations haven’t considered