Work & Productivity

Work & Productivity

The workplace is transforming. Learn how to redefine how work gets done and foster employee engagement and culture in exciting new ways.

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Belgian police force completes secure, mobile-first transformation

Information sharing is now much easier for officers and support staff – thanks to Microsoft Teams on a powerful and secure digital platform.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Nine tips to make your remote lesson a success

Koen Timmers, Microsoft Expert Educator fellow and lecturer in Computer Science, explains how technology can support inspiring online education.

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Make remote learning effective and engaged with Microsoft Education resources

Not sure where to find the best online education resources? This article provides some excellent tips and points you in the right direction.

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Ensure inclusive and accessible distance learning with free tools from Microsoft

Discover insightful content on how to create an inclusive classroom online – from educational materials and videos with quick tips to interactive guides and webinars.

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Humanitas-DMH: empowering key workers with a secure digital support

“Our goal is to create an environment where people with mental disabilities can feel safe, secure and happy.” Marcella van Kraaij, Digital Transformation Advisor at Dutch healthcare provider Humanitas-DMH, is discussing her organization’s key objectives – and how the technology her team recently adopted is helping it to achieve them. Every day, the carers and […]

Wouter Ouweneel

Wouter Ouweneel

Azure Busines Lead — Windows Virtual Desktop

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Belfast Trust: Reimagining patient care

“There have been many heroic actions by our staff but we’re not heroes for what we’ve done – I’m just glad we could do our bit to help.” Paul Duffy, Co-Director of IT and Telecommunications at Belfast Trust, is talking about the monumental impact COVID-19 has had on the healthcare sector and how virtual consultations […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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Ajuntament de Lleida: transforming the public sector with a modern, virtual workplace

“At Ajuntament de Lleida, we think differently. We embrace new technology. And when we see that it could add real value to the work we do, we find a way to make it happen.” Carles GinéSabaté, Systems Implementation Planning Manager at Ajuntament de Lleida, is reflecting on his organization’s open-armed approach to digital transformation and […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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Zuiver: Supporting both business and culture through technology

“Since moving to the cloud, there are no limitations anymore. And I’m certain without this technology, we would not have seen the growth we have today.” Jaap Landsaat, CFO and Head of IT at Dutch furniture designer Zuiver, is talking about the profound impact technology has had on the business he co-founded more than 20 years ago. “Back then, we had 100 orders a week […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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As hybrid working becomes the new normal, what three things are effective managers doing differently?

The pandemic has upended every part of our lives – our work certainly included. Early in the year we saw companies across the region pivot within a matter of days to enable remote working for members of staff – with leaders looking to keep workers safe while maintaining business continuity.  For most people, this represented […]

Nathalie Regniers

Nathalie Regniers

Sr Product Marketing Manager

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Flexible ways of working are here to stay – New research shows the impact on innovation and productivity

Since the beginning of the Industrial Age, the workforce throughout Western Europe has been largely rooted in a predicable rhythm of business – a workday that consists of clocking in at 9, clocking out at 5 and two hectic commutes on either side.  With the onset of Covid-19, we’ve seen that 200+ year-old model completely […]

Nathalie Regniers

Nathalie Regniers

Sr Product Marketing Manager

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How Griftland College is putting technology at the heart of remote learning

“When COVID-19 was on the verge of breaking out, we had to make a choice about how to go further,” says Kees Versteeg, the principle of Griftland College. The secondary school, located in the Dutch town of Soest, was one of the first in the Netherlands to close and start teaching 100% remotely. He describes […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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City of Liège: Facilitating decision making in difficult times

For many organizations, social-distancing measures brought about by COVID-19 have drastically slowed day-to-day operations – and for some, even stopped them altogether. But for local governments across Europe, like the Belgian city of Liège, slowing down hasn’t been an option.  From supporting citizens and businesses to protecting frontline workers, Liège city had to quickly provide stability during this crisis and ensure important decisions could still be made in a democratic […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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