Enterprise technology can be a double edged sword for your organizations’ success. The benefits of collaboration and communication tools are well-documented and should, generally, boost productivity. However, one problem the industry speaks about less is the possible risk of stress that such technologies can produce. When your coworkers are constantly connected through your organization’s IT solutions, they’re likely to lose out on ‘down-time’ and even risk burning out.
Who are the cloud collaboration masters in the digital workplace? The 2015 Top 25 European Office 365 influencers, of course!
Taking the time to step back and recognize the people that make the SharePoint and Office 365 community possible – the influencers who dedicate themselves to helping businesses better use their enterprise collaboration tools – excites me every year. With Office 365 adoption continuing to grow across Europe, these Microsoft thought leaders have become even more vital to the health of the Office 365 and SharePoint ecosystem.
Today we launched harmon.ie 2016, proudly bringing structured collaboration to Office 2016.
As a Microsoft Partner of the Year Finalist, harmon.ie has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Microsoft. We are excited to offer an Office 365/SharePoint-based solution that extends the enterprise-focused functionality of Office 2016 with critical capabilities for structured collaboration – an essential component of any enterprise business initiative.
harmon.ie was just mentioned in this year’s Gartner’s Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Social Software in the Workplace, which was just released. harmon.ie was mentioned as an important player in the market, in the Notable Absences section.
Construction companies send enormous numbers of project-related emails and documents to a wide variety of employees, contractors, suppliers and customers. Smooth operations at building sites depend on the constant exchange of these documents and emails, requiring anytime, anywhere access and intelligent document management to easily find the right information.
Microsoft turned a few heads when they purchased Skype in October 2011. It was however a move that made plenty of sense as the globally renowned communications tool was considerably more mature than any comparable Microsoft product at the time. Several years later, the world has been introduced to Skype for Business.
For those that aren’t familiar with the “Business” version of Skype, it bulks up the features of ‘consumer’ Skype to Enterprise level. The most important ‘at a glance’ features include:
It’s been some time since the preview of SharePoint Server 2016 appeared back in August. Users and developers alike have had plenty of time to get their teeth into the ins-and-outs of Microsoft’s last update to its flagship collaboration platform.
When Microsoft announced last year that they would start becoming more transparent about the release cycle for Office 365, it came as a pleasant surprise to professionals working within the IT giant’s ecosystem. Microsoft has kept its word, and on June 19th 2014 published a public roadmap for business, detailing some of its plans for the development of Office 365.