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Managing Consistency throughout Change

We’re starting to see more organisations recognising the importance of Change Management alongside Project Management. This is great step in the right direction, it has long been acknowledged that 70% of projects fail due to low user acceptance, but employing Change Management increases the success rate of projects 6-fold. A key part of Change [...]

Track Appointments that are Nearing Completion

If you use a calendar application e.g. Outlook, you'll be familiar with reminders before each appointment starts. However, how do you make sure you are tracking to finish the appointment on time? Using a combination of Power Apps, Outlook and Teams the solution confirms staff: Finish their current appointment on time Get to their next [...]

Have you noticed the dictate button in your Microsoft Office toolbar?

Coming shortly will be a new Transcribe feature which allows you upload an audio file, and Office will turn that directly into text. The transcription is saved into your OneDrive account in a new transcribed files folder. The difference is that "Dictate" takes your voice in real time and puts it directly into the document that's open in front of [...]

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 [...]

Internal Communications – Email or Teams?

Effective communication is crucial to the success and happiness of every person involved. It is important to understand the different communication channels, particularly which channel will be most suitable to convey your message and who to include. It is a great benefit to have multiple channels available, but a problem with options is that it is [...]

Our FIVE favourite new features in Teams – which ones did you know about?

Its hard to imagine working through the lockdown without fast fibre internet connections and tools like Microsoft Teams.   There is nothing like an imperative to help us drive change and we have seen that with Teams evolving rapidly to meet market needs.  Here are our top FIVE recent enhancements.  How many did you know about already? 1. - you can now [...]

Privacy Act 2020 – Are you ready for Dec 1st?

Parliament recently passed the new Privacy Act, which comes into effect on 1 December 2020. This introduces stricter measures around the storing, sharing and breach of personal information and gives the Privacy Commissioner more powers. Every organisation should have a Privacy Policy, and Kambium can help you create one! Mandatory notification of [...]

How are you adapting to new ways of working?

2020 has disrupted the way in which we work. We have shifted to remote working and the necessity for cloud-based applications has never been more present. Although some of us may be back in the office, the hybrid model of office/remote work isn’t going away any time soon.Now, more than ever, is the need to use technology to streamline [...]

Automatically File Emails to a Server or SharePoint

One of our clients was frustrated with the amount of time staff spent filing emails to their server.By using Power Automate we helped our client save the equivalent of 2 full time employees a month.Power Automate can also be used to automatically file emails and attachments to SharePoint and OneDrive.Watch our short video to see an [...]

Why successful projects include adoption and change management

 70% of projects fail due to lack of user acceptance User adoption and business value go hand in hand An organisation relies on technology to achieve strategic objectives and its people reply on technology to complete their daily activities. Whether it’s a system or workflow change, the technology is only as effective as the people who use it. A [...]