AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Teamwork solutions can make you 5x more high performing

October 8, 2019
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Did we grab your attention?

Despite the fact that statistics and research reveal the investment in collaboration and teamwork can make you higher performing, few Companies have implemented the proper tools to make collaboration within teams work better.  

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What does a Secure Score Mean, and why should I care?

October 2, 2019
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What is an Microsoft Secure Score?

A Secure Score is a proactive security management service for Microsoft 365 and Office 365, which can improve the security posture of your Company and decrease your chance of being hacked or affected by a data breach. It takes an overall look at the health of your Company and the steps that can be taken to reduce your risk. 

Features 

  • Analysis of your Company's IT environment, examining how secure it is and providing an overall assessment via a secure score.
  • Provides a way of grading how well available security controls have been implemented, off-setting the risk of being breached.
  • Provides a way to target an improved score and the corresponding set of actions that need to be implemented to achieve this score.
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Magic Ingredient for Teams Adoption Success

September 17, 2019
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In our commitment to be all things Teams, we have built a practice dedicated entirely to Adoption & Change Management. In our methodology we subscribe to a process that takes our clients through three phases:

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Are you at risk of a cyberattack? (Hint: likely.)

September 11, 2019
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Cybersecurity has become a predominant issue and can affect anyone, anywhere. It’s nice to think that cyber crimes only happen to large Companies, however that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, small businesses are hit with nearly the same frequency as their larger counterparts.

Today’s most effective cyber scams are meticulously crafted, using very convincing imitations of famous brands or scraping information from social media to socially engineer believable situations. 

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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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AMTRA Solutions signs Exclusive Canadian Partnership Agreement with AtBot (H3 Solutions)

August 19, 2019
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August 19, 2019

CANADA – AMTRA Solutions today announced an exclusive Canadian partnership agreement with AtBot, a no-code, bot-building platform powered by Microsoft Flow and Microsoft AI that integrates seamlessly into Office 365 environments.

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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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Digital Transformation through Adoption Change Management

July 25, 2019
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Organizations often achieve low adoption with the implementation of new technologies due to staff not being prepared to adapt and incorporate these toolsets into regular work routines.

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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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Why Should I Hire an IT Staffing Company?

July 22, 2019
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Outsourcing your hiring allows you to focus on your business, rather than diverting your attention to focus on hiring and interviewing.  Here are 7 reasons why you should contact an IT Resourcing Company today.

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