Posts by KNZadministrator

Adoption Change Management – the basics

Do you have systems or processes that haven't been adopted? Are systems being utilised to their capacity? Are you losing productivity, time and revenue? How proficient are your staff using the systems? See how Adoption and Change Management can make a difference to the success of your project. CLICK HERE to watch the [...]

Digital Transformation and Culture Change

                        Te Whangai Trust is a community-led enterprise that equips and advocates for people who find it challenging to enter/re-enter the labour market. It was established as a Charitable Trust in September, 2007 by the Daltons who had the passion and mission to nurture everyone with work and [...]

Scheduling time to complete email work requests

A huge amount of work requests come in via email. This tip shows you how to utilise Quick Steps in Outlook so you can quickly block out time in your calendar to action the request. 1.    In Outlook click the drop-down arrow on Quick Steps   2.   Click New Quick Step => Custom   3.   Enter a Name for the Quick [...]

Easily set up online meetings in Outlook

If attendance at your meetings is lower than you want, or you keep having to reschedule... why not give people the option to attend the meeting online? If you have Skype for Business and Outlook you can set this up in a couple of clicks.   1.   Set up your Meeting in Outlook as normal.     2.   Click Skype [...]

Easy data analysis with Table Tools

Excel has made it easier to analyse small or large tables of data using Table Tools. All it takes are few clicks. 1.   Click somewhere in your data 2.  Click Format as Table > select a colour > confirm the data location for your table is correct > click OK                 3.  The ribbon displays the [...]

Restoring a previous version

If you store files in OneDrive or SharePoint version history is switched on by default. This means you can review, compare and restore earlier versions of a file. Restore has saved me on many occasions where I’ve edited content, saved it and then wanted to get back to where I started. This works for all files store in OneDrive and SharePoint e.g. [...]

8 Excel FAILS to avoid

  As we go about our happy days teaching people to work smarter and faster, we see a lot of crazy workarounds.  Nothing makes us happier than the "wooooooow" moment someone realises there is a much, MUCH better way to do their work.  Here are 8 of the worst workarounds we've seen... WARNING - don't get cocky after reading the first few and [...]

Seamless migration to cloud file storage

  The Electrical Training Company is New Zealand’s leading provider of Electrical Apprenticeships Training and Employment. With multiple offices and staff all around New Zealand, they decided to move file storage to the cloud using SharePoint.  This would enable everyone to easily access documents from anywhere in the [...]

Member training for the EMA

    The EMA provides its members with employment relations advice from industry specialists, a business school with over 100 courses and a wide variety of conferences and events to help businesses grow. When they recognised a need from their members for upskilling staff in Microsoft products, to make them more effective and [...]

4 Reasons IT training SUCKS!

  We do a LOT of training on Microsoft Office.  In fact, we've for it.  So it drives us bananas when we see/hear about awful training. Here are our 4 biggest bugbears when it comes to teaching people how to use their IT more effectively. No matter how amazing a training course is, how effective the trainer is and how much [...]