Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

Marketing professional with passion for innovative and data driven digital marketing. 

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Why leading Irish retailer Musgrave is ready for anything with cloud technology

“When assessing the potential effects of major digital transformation projects on our business, we always think about three key constituents: colleagues, retailers, and consumers.” So says Paul Baguley, IT PMO for Musgrave Retail – Ireland’s leading food retail, wholesale and food service company. Together with its retail partners, who operate under leading brands including SuperValu […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta: providing essential patient care from a distance

“Telehealth was a technology we’d been planning to implement for a couple of years. But then almost overnight everything changed – it became a must-have platform the hospital needed today.” Francesca De Giorgi, CIO of Italian research hospital IRCCS Carlo Besta, reflects on the recent challenges her team faced when social distancing measures imposed by […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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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 […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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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 […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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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 […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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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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The top 9 ways Microsoft IT is helping its employees to work from home

From Milan to Puget Sound, tens of thousands of Microsoft employees have begun working from home as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of our customers have asked us to share the details of how we enable collaboration and remote working for such a large workforce. Here are the nine most important factors from a compliance […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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Bridging the education gap in challenging times

Across the globe, teachers, students and parents are dealing with a new reality: how to adapt to an educational environment that has moved from the classroom to the internet. As in many countries, the remote Faroe Islands, more than 300 kilometres off the coast of Scotland in the North Sea, has found the lives of […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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The ‘Big Bang’ approach to digital transformation – and how to make it work

These days there’s no such thing as ‘business as usual’. Change and disruption are the new normal. Just think of the changes affecting your organization right now, with new technology and techniques driving new attitudes and expectations from employees and customers alike. Everything is changing. And the one thing all those changes have in common […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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What your employees aren’t telling you

In today’s increasingly competitive world there has never been a more important time for businesses to be aligned in their ways of working. Success demands that everyone within the organisation is pulling in the same direction but as Microsoft’s Work Reworked report reveals, there is still much room for improvement. This is highlighted in the […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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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 […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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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 […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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