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SharePoint Intranets Then vs. Now: A UX Perspective

2019-06-26T07:23:35+02:00Uncategorised|

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 intelligent

2019-06-26T07:36:24+02:00Uncategorised|

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

2019-06-11T07:59:05+02:00Uncategorised|

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 [...]

AI Pilot results at Limpopo clinic set to change the face of public healthcare

2019-06-10T11:23:21+02:00Uncategorised|

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa — June 10, 2019 - A pilot initiative implemented by Microsoft partner Mint Group and the Limpopo Department of Health (DoH) at the Rethabile Clinic, Polokwane, has proved the viability of intelligent healthcare at government clinics through the application of Artificial Intelligence. With plans to transform 400 of Limpopo’s clinics [...]

Mint Group recognized as 2019 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for South Africa

2019-06-06T18:39:08+02:00Uncategorised|

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa — June 6, 2019 — Mint Group today proudly announced it has won the 2019 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for South Africa. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft [...]

The ultimate do-this-not-that tech product launch guide

2019-05-28T07:33:37+02:00Uncategorised|

Written by: Yvonne Dias, Mint Group CFO The ultimate do-this-not-that tech product launch guide So, you’ve done it; following years of planning, coding, strategising, over-caffeinating and under-sleeping, you finally have a product that is ready to launch. Your first introduction to the world will solve a problem people did not even know they [...]

A new role for the technology services partner

2019-04-23T14:12:12+02:00Uncategorised|

Written by: Troy Gerber, Modern Workplace Lead The cloud has changed the way that technology service partners work with their customers, in that it is now far more of an advisory and management role than an implementation one. While many organisations are still reticent about adopting a cloud strategy, often this is owing [...]

Mint Cloud 101 Event

2019-05-28T07:34:14+02:00Uncategorised|

On February 20, 2019, Mint Group and Microsoft shed light on cloud complexity and Microsoft licensing at the Cloud 101 Business Brunch where cloud experts and business innovators met to discuss common cloud challenges, investments, and trends. Attendees from all over Africa joined in on the discussion at Microsoft's head office in Bryanston, Johannesburg, as [...]

The Focus of Workplace Design

2019-05-28T07:34:30+02:00Uncategorised|

Written by: Yvonne Dias, Mint Group CFO 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 employees in the [...]