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Key learning from Microsoft in 2019

2019-12-05T10:23:43+02:00Thought Leadership|

Written By Rodney Weidemann key learning from Microsoft in 2019 Mint Group has distilled the five most crucial things it has learned from Microsoft in the past year, and these form the basis of ensuring customers are ready for both the present and the future. Since its launch as a business, decades ago, [...]

The Power of PowerApps

2019-12-05T08:15:00+02:00Thought Leadership|

Written by: Roger Strain, Account Executive Microsoft's Power Platform Microsoft’s Power Platform is the tech giant’s number one competitive offering, setting it apart from its competitors by combining the value of three cloud services that empowers citizen developers, democratises IT and fuels rapid automation and transformation across industries.  Microsoft faces competitors on all cloud services offered, including machine learning and AI, office productivity solutions, CRM, ERP and data visualisation. Where a competitor [...]

Considering Investment Into a Teams Platform?

2019-08-21T07:40:59+02:00Thought Leadership|

Written by: Ryan Britton, US Program Lead 4 Things You Should do before Investing in a Teams Platform Applications like Slack and Microsoft Teams are rapidly becoming central to expediting teamwork within organizations. Microsoft Teams is the fastest-growing application in Microsoft's history, and its ascendancy attributes to a similar rise of team-collaboration [...]

Business Leaders: Do You Rely On or Ignore Your Data?

2019-09-26T15:14:10+02:00Thought Leadership|

Written by: Yvonne Dias, CFO Data and analytics must become part of any business's DNA to ensure transformative decisions and strategies that foster competitiveness and increased profitability. However, establishing a data-driven culture is no small feat. A data-driven culture should originate at the executive level and filter down to all employees, but adoption [...]

SharePoint Intranets Then vs. Now: A UX Perspective

2019-09-27T10:33:29+02:00Thought Leadership|

Written by: Clarissa Vargas Herrera The intranet is the hub of the digital workplace, a central driver of collaboration and transformation for organizations in the digital era. As a SharePoint and UX consultant, I have lived and breathed the evolution of this collaboration platform over many years, experiencing the rapid transformation of SharePoint [...]

Smart vs the intelligent campus

2019-09-27T10:37:49+02:00Thought Leadership|

Ronelle Naidoo, Head of Public Sector Deals, Mint Group The smart campus is already here, it’s been here for a while. What prevents it from being intelligent is that, although the technology and data analysis capabilities are all available, there’s no real integration. Everything is siloed, with different sections and departments unable to [...]

3 mistakes that make thriving CIO’s tank

2019-11-27T14:06:34+02:00Thought Leadership|

Written by: Tristan Dennis, Mint Sales Executive  The Accenture 2015 US Innovation Survey reported that 84% of executives considered their future success to be extremely dependent on innovation, with McKinsey adding that 80% of executives view their current business models as at risk of disruption in the near future. Imagine being the person [...]

The Focus of Workplace Design

2019-09-27T10:53:22+02:00Thought Leadership|

Written by: Yvonne Dias, Mint Group CFO By Yvonne Dias Employees Shouldn't Be the Focus of Workplace Design, They Should Be the Designers Lack of change management and buy-in from staff are two of the most significant contributors to project failure, highlighting the need for employees to be part of workplace design. Including [...]