AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Microsoft 365 + Microsoft Surface = Better Together

November 20, 2019
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What’s the right Surface device for you?
Everybody has a different way of working on their digital devices. Some prefer a mobile handheld tablet, others wish to be anchored to a set station, and some prefer a touch screen and pen.


The versatility and functionality of a device makes all the difference when it comes to maximizing the user experience and getting the most from your employees. With Microsoft Surface, you can meet the needs of individual work styles, while collaborating across the Microsoft 365 platform.

With the Microsoft Surface, you can: 

  • Elevate productivity
  • Optimize team collaboration
  • Effectively manage your time 
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The Microsoft Surface 2 Hub ... A Daring Attempt at Transforming How we Work

November 20, 2019
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Imagine … a world where everyone in your office collaborates.
Imagine … a world where collaboration and teamwork are valued.
Imagine … a world where creativity and productivity are encouraged.
Imagine … working in a new way, in a new space, designed for collaboration.

Well, that world isn’t that far from reality. Introducing the Surface Hub 2, an interactive, wall-mounted whiteboard that is optimized for teams that want to connect, co-create, and produce with others regardless of their location.

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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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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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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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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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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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Modern desktop | what exactly is it?

July 4, 2018
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Why is there so much buzz around Modern Desktop today? What does Modern desktop mean? And why should your Company embrace it? 


We define the Modern Desktop experience as one that comes with the latest productivity tools to enable users to work wherever they need to, while remaining in a secure, protected state.  It is deployed and managed in a simple manner to minimize overhead and is always current. Often, it includes Microsoft 365, Windows 10 and Security.  

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