AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Skype is coming to an End. Bring on Teams!

August 20, 2019
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Microsoft recently announced that Skype for Business Online will be retiring on July 31, 2021. We’ve been preparing for this and are ready to support you however we can as we work together to help you make this transition.

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Launching Microsoft Teams | Easy Right?

July 29, 2019
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As I am sure you have seen in other blog posts, and likely our Microsoft Teams vs.Slack infographic, we are big fans of Microsoft Teams. Unfortunately, a successful implementation of Microsoft Teams takes more than flipping a switch.

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What was 'Inspiring' about MS Inspire this year?

July 23, 2019
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Every July, thousands of partners from around the globe flock to Vegas to learn about Microsoft’s vision and focus for the upcoming year. The event takes place annually and is ‘the’  place to network and build connections, share insights and best practices, experience latest product innovations, and learn new skills and techniques.

This year, participants totaled over 17,000, making it the biggest Microsoft Inspire to date. AMTRA sent a team down to take part in the action, and hear first-hand what to expect this year. And let’s just say we’re Inspired!  Here’s a summary of the biggest take-aways from our team’s perspective.

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Microsoft FY19 Q3 Results | Teams News

April 25, 2019
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Yesterday Microsoft released their Q3 earnings. Congrats to Microsoft for exceeding Wall Street expectations on revenue, operating income, and earnings per share!

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Four Important Lessons for Successful Digital Transformation

April 3, 2019
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There’s a lot of hype nowadays around initiatives to apply digital capabilities to improve efficiencies, increase customer value, and create new monetisation opportunities.

It’s big business actually. About a 1.3 Trillion USD book of business. 

It’s called ‘Digital Transformation’.

Sadly, a lot of it is proving to be useless and ineffective - with one McKinsey Research Report indicating that 70% of these ‘digital transformation’ initiatives fail to achieve their stated goals.

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Launching Microsoft Teams: Easy, Right?

March 21, 2019
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As I am sure you have seen in other blog posts, and likely our Microsoft Teams vs. Slack infographic, we are big fans of Microsoft Teams. Unfortunately, a successful implementation of Microsoft Teams takes more than flipping a switch.

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