AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Modern Desktop | What exactly is it? Part II

July 29, 2020
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Two years ago, we wrote about The Modern Desktop. Since then, the buzz around the modern workplace has gained momentum. But why are people still talking about it and why does it continue to be such a hot topic.

At its core, the modern workplace is about a change in culture, developing strategies in which to better leverage the latest, greatest technologies in alignment with business processes, and with the input from your people.

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Drive Teams Adoption and Move Towards a New Modern Workplace with Teams Boost

June 9, 2020
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With all the buzz around a new modern workplace, we thought it was important to talk about how you can get the most out of a productivity tool like Teams.  

We know you are likely at some point in your Teams journey. Maybe you’ve already deployed and are looking to maximize your use. Or … maybe you’ve been told that Teams will make you more productive, but don’t know how. Or … maybe you want to be a super star collaborator but have no idea how to make that happen.    

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SharePoint: The Importance of a Tidy House 

June 2, 2020
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As we talked about in our last blog, there are some guidelines and best practices for when to use SharePoint vs OneDrive vs Teams, but when it comes down to it, SharePoint is the engine behind all three. So, does it really matter where you put your documents? 

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Understanding the Why? Guidance for following Teams best practices.

April 23, 2020
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Many service providers will tell you they can help you get Teams turned on (so can we), and many service providers will tell you they can support training on how to use Teams (so can we). However, many service providers will not tell you “Why using Teams” is better than alternative solutions (we can).

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Managing Files in Microsoft Teams

April 20, 2020
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Do you have a plan in place for managing your files in Microsoft Teams?

File management can be tricky if you don’t have a plan. To help, we’ve put together some tips on how you can keep your files under control.  

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Unlocking the Value of Teams | A Closer Look at Network

April 7, 2020
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As we shared in yesterday's blog, Adoption and Change Management is critical to getting started with Teams, but have you thought about your network?

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Unlocking the Value of Teams | A Closer Look at ACM

April 6, 2020
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Have you turned on Microsoft Teams and just let your team run wild with it? Or are you thinking about deploying Teams, but worried you don’t have the right plumbing place?

Don’t worry. You're not alone. We talk to customers every day, who are in various stages of their Teams journey Whether you are thinking about implementing Teams or have already deployed, we’d like you to take a step back and think about the why and the how. In other words, Adoption and Change Management (ACM).

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ACM is Not A One-Size Fits All Solution

April 1, 2020
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Adoption and Change Management (ACM) has recently been getting more and more attention. We believe this is because modern technology implementations require it.

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Blast Off ... with ACM!

February 18, 2020
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What Adoption Change Management can do for you

Change is a given. Although it can be a struggle, change in an organizational setting is necessary. New projects are constantly in motion to increase profits and improve competitiveness, yet managing change tends to take a back burner, and when it does, it can lead to disaster.  Check out these alarming stats.

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Successfully Transforming to a Modern Workplace

January 23, 2020
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Remember the good ‘ol days when dial-up Internet connections, tethered phones, data warehouses and hard drives were the norm. Fast forward to today where we’ve entered an era of real-time reactivity, innovation and collaboration.

This digital evolution continues to evolve and can no longer be ignored.  What are the challenges facing your Company as the result of this new modern workplace? How can it be implemented so that employees adopt and leverage the changes in their everyday work practices?

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