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Why trust is the essential ingredient in healthcare digital transformation.

My phone had scarcely stopped ringing for weeks. Now it was ringing again. “Veronica,” said the voice at the other end, “we have an idea!” Immediately, I recognized who it was. I’ve known Carlo Tacchetti for almost as long as I’ve been at Microsoft. He’s a professor at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University and the […]

Veronica Jagher

Veronica Jagher

Health Market Director, Microsoft Western Europe

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What I’ve learned about public sector digital transformation and trust.

“Oh that must be challenging.” …is what people sometimes say when I tell them about my role in public sector digital transformation. They then give me their impression of public services as too large and slow-moving. Well, in some ways they’re right. The public sector has a solemn duty to help citizens lead healthier, intellectually […]

Elena Casas

Elena Casas

Digital Transformation Lead, Public Sector, Western Europe

Our commitment to privacy and security in Microsoft Teams
Our commitment to privacy and security in Microsoft Teams

Now more than ever, video conferencing has become a huge part of our daily life and work. My team and I at Microsoft have adjusted to the new reality of seeing each other’s homes, complete with dogs, cats and other family members. Everyone around the world is now working, learning, and connecting with colleagues, friends […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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Infographic: The state of cybersecurity in Ireland

The state of cybersecurity in Ireland Microsoft research reveals that 70% of large Irish companies have experienced problems with phishing, hacking, cyber-fraud, or other cyber-attacks. With breaches on the rise, it’s time to dispel the myth that security is an add-on, and start talking about security as a differentiator and foundational element in every enterprise strategy, […]

Shirley Finnerty

Shirley Finnerty

M365 Business Group Lead

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Irish Employers’ Bad Habits Increase Risk of Cyber Attack

Irish Employer’s Bad Habits Increase Risk of Cyber Attack   It only takes a quick glance at the news to see another example of a company falling victim to a cyber threat like data theft or being disrupted via ransomware. They are not alone; we have seen Sweeping cyberattacks targeting governments and other organisations in […]

Des Ryan

Des Ryan

Solutions Director

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How to disarm the threat of Shadow IT

One of the biggest threats to business security comes from within. Are you equipped to deal with the threat of shadow IT? Microsoft’s extensive Work Reworked report shows that with change becoming the new norm for businesses everywhere, the challenges to security lie not just from outside the organisation but also from within. Throwing open […]

Shirley Finnerty

Shirley Finnerty

M365 Business Group Lead

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Don’t let IT get in the way of your growth

Today’s small businesses face enough challenges without IT being a barrier to their success. But how do you make sure your system is a help and not a hindrance? As consumers, we demand seamless connectivity to give us whatever we need, wherever we need it. It is an attitude that most of us take into the workplace. We expect to use tools intuitively and expand our knowledge with the minimum of effort. So, if you […]

Shirley Finnerty

Shirley Finnerty

M365 Business Group Lead

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What’s your company’s cybersecurity score?

It doesn’t matter if you’re a Fortune 500 company or a local bakery – today, cyberattacks threaten organisations of every size in every sector. And they can be costly to recover from. Attacks often damage brand reputation and cause significant disruption to productivity, which is why it’s so important to protect against cybercriminals. But in […]

Shirley Finnerty

Shirley Finnerty

M365 Business Group Lead

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Risky, unsecure file sharing inspired this government. Here’s why.

“This file is too large to send.” We’ve all done it. When time is of the essence, and a large file won’t go where we want it to go, risky public file-transfer methods are suddenly a very appealing option. Security goes out the door in place of convenience. For local governments this creates a systemic […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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200 billion reasons why companies must face up to the challenge of cyber security

200 billion. That’s how many connected devices there will be worldwide by 2021. It’s an incredible number – and one that’s going to have massive implications for the way we live and work. Today, everyone is mobile. We can work from anywhere and share our work and our passions seamlessly from device to device. The office cubicle is a relic; work has never been so fluid. It’s a wonderful thing – but it creates a big challenge. Security. […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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It’s time to make anywhere the safest place to create

A permanent desk. At one office. In the same part of town. Those days are numbered. We’re moving on, quite literally. In today’s world, there’s a greater need to be flexible; to be able to think, create and share – anywhere and everywhere. To do it with complete peace of mind, too. Redefining teamwork  Companies are embracing new forms of collaboration. […]

Shirley Finnerty

Shirley Finnerty

M365 Business Group Lead

Iceland runs on Trust
How the cloud helped a small nation realise big ambitions

In December 2015, the Icelandic government kicked off a digital infrastructure review. With more than 100 different suppliers managed by over 100 IT managers in each public institution, the brief was clear; to simplify operations and streamline IT for over 20,000 users. The solution: Fast forward two and a half years, and a decision was […]

Shirley Finnerty

Shirley Finnerty

M365 Business Group Lead

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