AMTRA SOLUTIONS BLOG

Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Microsoft Teams & Power Platform | The Dynamic Duo

March 30, 2021
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Microsoft Teams is more than just a group chat software program. With over 75 million daily active users across the world, it has revolutionized the way we create, collaborate, and communicate. With the recent integration of Power Platform, this dynamic duo will have you creating automated workflows, reports, dashboards, apps and customized bots, all within the Teams interface. 

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5 Chatbot Challenges and How to Overcome Them

March 4, 2021
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Chatbots are great - when they work. But what happens when they don't? 

According to Forrester Research, 63% of customers will leave a company website after one poor experience, and almost two-thirds will not wait more than 2 minutes for assistance. So what does this mean for you?

If you have existing chatbots or are considering incorporating them into your website, there are a few things to remember. Although some solutions are technical, many of them are quite simple and easily remedied. 

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The time is now to switch to Microsoft Teams!

February 4, 2021
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With Skype for Business Online coming to an end in July 2021, there has never been a better time to move to Teams.

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Top Job Skills of 2021

January 12, 2021
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Make 2021 the year you improve your job skills!

Remote work is here to stay, and to continue succeeding and thriving, you need to start focusing on the skills that make you indispensable.

I bet you’re saying, “well, I have a degree and a certification, isn’t that enough?” It’s a great start, but you also need to start looking at the soft skills that are going to set you apart. Wondering what those are? To help, we surveyed our top recruiters to get their take. Here’s what they had to say.

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Microsoft Teams Calling | The feature your Company should be using

January 7, 2021
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When you think about Microsoft Teams, you probably think about features like customizable alerts, @mentions, assistant bots, file sharing and together mode. But, have you thought about Teams Calling?

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Microsoft Workplace Analytics. What is it and do you need it?

November 3, 2020
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A new generation of employees has brought with them a flurry of changes to the workplace. Most notably is the widespread use of cloud-based applications as well as an increase in remote work environments. Both changes have led to a large increase in workplace data to sort through.

One of the core aspects of this set of digital workplace changes is people are collaborating using Microsoft Teams, which is being introduced at a rapid-fire pace.

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What’s the difference between an E3 and E5 Microsoft 365 license?

September 28, 2020
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Choosing a Microsoft 365 license is a critical step before migrating to the cloud. With multiple options for small, medium and enterprise businesses, navigating the differences can get overwhelming.

 

On the surface, it’s a question of features, and for many organizations that's extremely important. Providing your users with the right tools is critical and making the right choice requires asking how your organization is structured, what were your reasons for migrating in the first place … and what’s really been holding you back.

With these questions in mind, it’s far easier to make the right choice, and when you ask what the difference is between an E3 and an E5 Microsoft 365 license, you’ll come upon a more meaningful answer than simply a list of bells and whistles. To help you wade through the differences, we’ve created a comparison to help you make the correct choice for your organization.

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Are you a Meeting Master?

August 25, 2020
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‘Oh, yippee, another meeting. Woot-woot,’ said no one. Typically, the words boring, too long, unnecessary are what come to mind when you mention a meeting. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

I mean, we live in a modern world, so why not have a modern approach to your meetings. Here are 5 common mistakes and some ideas that just might make you a meeting master.

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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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SOS | Is your resume in need of an overhaul?

July 9, 2020
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Looking for a new job? Time for a career change? Wellthen it might also be time for a resume update. More specifically, a resume overhaul to get you noticed and land that elusive job.    

But how do you get your resume to stand out from the crowd, or in today's world, get it to leap to the top of a massive resume database

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