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Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Top 10 Reasons to Invest in a Customer Immersion Experience (CIE)?

February 12, 2019
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First off, if you don't know what a Customer Immersion Experience is, read this. We wrote a blog about the Microsoft CIE and why it is so awesome.  

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Impressive Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

February 8, 2019
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I’ve interviewed hundreds of job candidates in my career, and am often surprised by how many people don’t ask good questions when given the opportunity.  Many candidates have no questions, while others use the time to promote themselves. 

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Modern Workplace Collaboration with Teams

January 29, 2019
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Teams represents a fundamentally different way of working, as it allows employees a way to interact and communicate.  It’s a hub of communication that facilities meetings, calls, collaboration and chat. By working together, people generate more ideas and feel more connected to their work.  All of which improves employee engagement and retention, and helps you realize your vision of a modern workplace.

Here are some ways Teams can help you realize a modern workplace:

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Microsoft End-of-Support Calendar for 2019

January 17, 2019
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2019 seems to be shaping up to be a busy and exciting year! One initiative that we are focused on is supporting our clients

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What would you do? Office Scenario Quiz

January 15, 2019
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Happy New Year! 

While most people come back into the office refreshed and ready to rock the new year, all too often we come back and find

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Better Teamwork with Teams

January 2, 2019
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Microsoft Teams brings together people, conversations and content.  It’s changing the way teams communicate and collaborate. Here are some tips to take your Teams game to the next level.

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There IS a Better Way...

December 11, 2018
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I promise this is a blog about business processes, team projects, and individual responsibilities that can be done in a better way. But, first a story...

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Overwhelmed at your new job? Here’s how you can ensure your success.

November 29, 2018
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When your job offer is signed and your start date is set, you can finally relax. You’ve made it through the interviews, the negotiation and the reference checks. The hard part is over … until your first day.

In order to succeed, both personally and professionally, you’re expected to learn the lingo, follow the dress code, and pick up on the 'right' behaviors. Below are some tips to help you succeed at your new job from day one. 

 

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Can you afford not to migrate?

November 22, 2018
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Did you know that in 2017:

  • Cyber incidents targeting businesses nearly doubled from 82,000 to 159,700, driven by ransomware and new attack methods. Online Trust Alliance, 2018
  • 93% of all breaches could have been avoided with simple cyber hygiene practices, such as regularly updating software, blocking fake email messages, and training employees to recognize phishing attacks. Online Trust Alliance, 2018

These stats, coupled with the notion that many cyberattacks are not reported, highlight the need for enterprises to implement proper security measures. 

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Are Your Digital Workplace Tools Empowering or Distracting?

November 19, 2018
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Could Too Many Apps Be Holding Back Your team?
Many digital workplaces run using apps that employees can access from their mobile devices - anytime, anywhere. But, is this a good thing? Are there too many digital apps? In most Companies, workers are overwhelmed by too much information and by poor quality information.

These two problems are brought on by too many disparate apps; dependence on too many tools to solve organizational coordination problems; and unrealistic expectations that automation will solve human interaction problems.

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