Category Archives: Press Releases

Modern meetings need modern tools

Meeting needs are changing! Approximately 75% of the workforce works remotely, and over half of meetings have at least one remote attendee. Employees are more mobile than ever before—thus the increase need for remote collaboration.

@MicrosoftTeams is the solution. More streamlined than ever with other Microsoft apps, Teams is the chat and collaboration hub ideal for modern meetings. Meet anywhere, meet with intelligence, and meet with confidence. To learn more, subscribe to The IT Fellas today!

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NSW: Empowering through ease of use

When it comes to technology, ease of use is crucial. Change is happening, and fast. Organizations want to keep up, and the product must be user friendly, affordable, and comprehensive.

For devices and technology their students can easily engage with, the New South Wales Department of Education chose @MicrosoftTeams. View this short video to see why.

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50 Percent of Emails and Texts are Misunderstood, But There’s an Easy Way to Change That

“The proper use of emojis helps people form relationships and understand one another,” according to a recent research that reviewed 50 studies on the use and impact of emojis in communication. Ryan Jenkins, in his article “50 Percent of Emails and Texts are Misunderstood, But There’s an Easy Way to Change That,” suggests that emojis at work are a no-brainer. Not only do they enhance relationships, but they can close the generational gap and help clarify emotional intent of messaging.

Digital communication is an integral component of the modern workplace—read this article to understand why emojis are likely here to stay—and why they benefit your organization 😊

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NSW: Assisting assistive technologies

According to the World Health Organization, only one in ten people living with a disability has access to assistive technologies. Microsoft is committed to changing this, and over the years has built inclusion into its products and services. One example is the Disability Answer Desk (DAD), a free 24/7 technical support resource. For enterprise customers, there’s also eDAD.

@MicrosoftTeams supports students learning at their own pace with assistive technologies and devices for all learning types. View this video to see how students are benefitting in New South Wales, Australia.

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Building a Microsoft Teams Custom Solutions practice

@MicrosoftTeams is not only the hub for teamwork, but it’s also the headquarters for partner services. With its extensive platform capabilities, Teams can deliver custom solutions for your and your customers’ businesses.

Use this roadmap with recommended steps to build your Custom Solutions practice. Each step includes links to in-depth, additional insight to help you and your customer. Need guidance or have questions? Connect with The IT Fellas

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Airlines, among other major industries, confident with Teams as its hub

For many businesses, lost time is lost money. An Air Traffic Controller whose team utilizes Microsoft Teams acknowledged, “Every moment an aircraft is grounded is revenue loss for the company. My job is to keep the flights running on time.” Whether the task is to monitor and direct the aircraft on the ground and in the air, issue landing and take-off instructions to pilots, or alert airport response staff in case of emergencies—airport staff need to be confident in the tools they use. @MicrosoftTeams provides that confidence.

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