Technology & Lifestyle

Technology & Lifestyle

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Changing the way we teach and learn with Microsoft Surface for Education

Now more than ever, our classrooms are evolving. Educators increasingly see the value in personalized learning, and are always searching for more effective ways for students to learn and collaborate – wherever they are. We have believed in these principles for years. It’s why we created Microsoft Surface for Education: a range of devices that […]

Lisa Hunt

Lisa Hunt

Surface Business Group Lead

Right down to business with innovation that inspires

Right down to business with innovation that inspires

In recent months, companies worldwide have been forced to consider more effective ways of working remotely. More and more people have had to swap the usual workplace for their kitchen, study or spare room. At Microsoft, we’ve been committed to the concept of remote working for many years. In fact, it’s why we invented platforms […]

Lisa Hunt

Lisa Hunt

Surface Business Group Lead

Designed for the ways you work: how to empower firstline workers

Designed for the ways you work: how to empower firstline workers

This year more than any, the way we work has changed. More businesses are reviewing how their firstline workers can continue to do what they do best, whether they’re working on site, in the field, or, as millions of others are, from home. However our working habits change, our firstline workers will always be the […]

Lisa Hunt

Lisa Hunt

Surface Business Group Lead

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Ransomware and Malware attacks decline in 2018, as cyber criminals increasingly look to exploit people online using methods such as Phishing and Cryptocurrency Mining

Ransomware and Malware attacks decline in 2018, as cyber criminals increasingly look to exploit people online using methods such as Phishing and Cryptocurrency Mining The world has never been more connected than it is today with figures showing that nine out of ten European households are online. But when everything is connected, everything can also […]

Des Ryan

Des Ryan

Solutions Director

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Why technology is key to keeping a creative team connected

The one-size-fits-all approach no longer works. Set working hours and rigidly defined job roles are out; flexibility and creativity are in. Everybody wants a ‘fluid’ workplace, where the boundaries between our work and our passions are blurred. Work should be fun. It should be empowering. It should be fulfilling. Defining how, where and when you work is a huge pull for talented […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

Surface Go

Put more power in the hands of your Firstline Workers, wherever they are

Firstline Workers are the day-to-day heroes of our public services; they’re often the first to engage with citizens, the first to represent your organization, and put your services into action. However, they’re often the last to get access to the latest technology. Better technology makes productivity more effective, by saving time and money, streamlining operations […]

Lisa Hunt

Lisa Hunt

Surface Business Group Lead

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Data classification – the first step to protecting your companies sensitive data

Data classification – the first step to protecting your companies sensitive data  Data classification provides one of the most basic ways for organisations to determine and assign relative values to the data they possess. The process of data classification allows you to categorise your stored data by sensitivity and business impact so you understand associated […]

Ciara Gallagher

Ciara Gallagher

Technical Solution Professional for Identity and Information Protection

Microsoft Protect center

Data in motion – how to protect it – 5 Key Considerations

Data in motion – how to protect it – 5 Key Considerations  Now, more than ever, it’s critical to protect your data at the file level. Data is the most valuable asset you control. Losing intellectual property, a customer’s personally identifiable information (PII), financial information, and confidential memos can cause substantial damage. But it’s not […]

Ciara Gallagher

Ciara Gallagher

Technical Solution Professional for Identity and Information Protection

Make anywhere the most secure place to work

Make anywhere the most secure place to work

The workplace is changing. With new technology bringing smarter, more flexible ways of doing our jobs – working on the move or away from the office can be good for business. In fact, 55% of surveyed CIOs see the “anywhere” workplace as one of the biggest trends set to transform the business arena. But the […]

Lisa Hunt

Lisa Hunt

Surface Business Group Lead

Work together in harmony with seamless technology

Work together in harmony with seamless technology

The workplace is changing. Employees are no longer coming together at set times and places to discuss, share and compare before returning to their own work in silo. That’s because the business leaders of today see those employees, the spaces they work in and the technology they use – as one entity. The result is […]

Lisa Hunt

Lisa Hunt

Surface Business Group Lead

Why creativity means productivity in the new, modern workplace

Why creativity means productivity in the new, modern workplace

The workplace is changing. Spending time being creative no longer means less time spent being productive. In fact, they go hand in hand. You have the power to create a culture at work where ideas thrive; where productivity is about achieving more, not doing more. Turning good ideas into great businesses Did you know 80% […]

Lisa Hunt

Lisa Hunt

Surface Business Group Lead

Windows & Security

The security nightmare in the way of your business dream 

Cyber-security is a hot topic, and for good reason. Small and medium-sized businesses often, mistakenly, think they’re safe. Find out why upgrading to Windows 10 should be a top priority. As a business owner, the decisions you make could determine the future of your business. Like upgrading your operating system. Using out-of-date software could leave […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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