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4 Ways DEM Improves the Digital Employee Experience

If you have been following the news over the last few months, you will agree that the buzzwords for this year are – inflation and recession. Yet, even in these turbulent times, delivering an excellent digital employee experience (DEX) remains an essential aspect of IT. As organizations continue to add various collaboration, communication, and end-user technologies to the mix, new problems will surface.


Slack vs Microsoft Teams: Which Tool is Ahead of the Game?

With the onset of the pandemic and the shift in workplace behaviors, there was a sudden need to facilitate collaboration and digitization to enhance productivity and maintain consistency between team members across different locations and time zones. Satya Nadella and Bill Gates wanted to bid $8 billion USD to acquire Slack, the team chat SaaS company. Their meeting took an extraordinary turn, and instead of buying Slack, they decided to create their own app.

MS 365 ban from German schools sparks implications for public sector organizations in the whole EU

After a 2 year-long investigation, the German Government’s Data Protection Office (Datenschutzkonferenz or DSK) has concluded that Microsoft 365 is not GDPR compliant and banned its use in schools all over Germany. This news further confirms a Europe-wide trend of government-related institutions moving away from US-based tech providers.

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Microsoft SCOM for Office 365 Monitoring? There Is a Better Alternative.

Gartner predicts that spending on public cloud services will rise to 21% in 2023. Most organizations today support fully remote operations and use SaaS services from the cloud. But is your Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM) tool suitable for monitoring mission-critical services like Microsoft 365? Don't get us wrong - SCOM is a comprehensive monitoring tool for servers, infrastructure, and apps such as Exchange and SQL. However, the recently released Microsoft SCOM Management Pack for monitoring Microsoft 365 lacks clout.


Integrating Microsoft Teams with your Help Desk: How to Do It, and Why It's a Good Idea

Same as with an email ticketing system, integrating Microsoft Teams with your help desk is a way to use an established communication channel in your organization to your advantage. If your company has this software as part of its tech stack, your Support Team must be already receiving requests and issues through there. The thing is that, if left unattended, it becomes an informal communication channel.

Diagnose Any Microsoft Teams Problem in 3 Clicks or Less!

In this video, we demonstrate how to diagnose Microsoft Teams problems with hop-by-hop analysis and insights in real time - All in three clicks or less. Whether your users work from home, the office, or anywhere in between, a superb call-quality experience is a must. How can IT operations staff ensure that? Using a combination of synthetics and real user monitoring (RUM), support teams can now get comprehensive visibility into Teams performance and use those insights for optimization.
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Microsoft 365 Monitoring for CIOs: Challenges and Solution

Microsoft Office 365 monitoring for the entire company is a big achievement. When the pandemic took hold worldwide, the once "nice-to-have" applications became the "go-to" apps. During this time, CIOs became responsible for relocating their employees to a remote workplace and providing reliable end-user services, such as Microsoft Teams, Outlook, SharePoint, and more. But even as the pandemic subsides, hybrid work gains prominence, and events like the Microsoft Ignite become in-person, monitoring the end-to-end connectivity and network performance of Microsoft 365 still remains a high strategic priority for CIOs.


What is the True Cost of Low Employee Engagement?

Employee engagement is the key to boosting IT workplace productivity in an organization. But bad digital employee experience (DEX) can result in disengagement, hurting your company’s net income and increasing employee turnover. According to Gallup’s 2022 Workplace report, disengaged employees cost the global economy a whopping $7.8 trillion loss in productivity. For US companies, the cost is around $350 billion for a single year.


7 Questions You Need to Answer to Effectively Use Microsoft Teams for Information Governance

As Microsoft’s marquis communication and collaboration tool, Teams is helping companies all over the world. It is worth spending some time understanding how to use Microsoft Teams effectively for information governance. The following tips will help push your organization in the right direction.