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Why we favour Office 365 over G Suite

2020-02-07T07:47:01+02:00Thought Leadership|

Microsoft and Google are two of the world’s most prominent innovators and have changed the way we experience technology for good. The workplace has been no exception to this transformation with both Microsoft and Google releasing innovations that have shaped the Modern Workplace we know today. When it comes to making technology investments in [...]

Considering Investment Into a Teams Platform?

2020-03-30T11:30:44+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 [...]

Mint collaborates to help firms migrate to Azure

2020-01-07T08:00:57+02:00Press Release|

Mint, SUSE, Microsoft & SAB&T join forces to help businesses do more with less Mint, SUSE, Microsoft South Africa and SAB&T have entered into a local joint venture designed to assist organisations across industry sectors in migrating their SAP workloads to Azure given the imminent arrival of two Microsoft data centres in Africa. [...]

Mint Group excited to appoint MD for its SA division

2020-01-07T07:59:52+02:00Press Release|

Mint Group appoints Wilhelm van Rensburg as MD for its SA division Global technology innovator Mint Group has appointed Wilhelm van Rensburg as the Managing Director (MD) of its South African division owing to the rapid expansion experienced by the group. “Mint is continuously pushing the boundaries of innovation with a rapid increase in demand for our solutions, which are driving [...]

Mint Group named as 2019/20 Inner Circle Member

2020-01-07T07:59:02+02:00Press Release|

Mint Group announces Inner Circle Status - FY20 Mint Group is proud to announce that it has earned membership in the 2019/2020 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications for the third year running – a recognition which places the technology innovator among the top 1% of Microsoft partners globally. Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner [...]

SharePoint Intranets Then vs. Now: A UX Perspective

2020-01-07T07:47:41+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

2020-01-07T07:48:07+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 [...]

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

2020-01-07T07:49:14+02:00Press Release|

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

2020-01-07T07:50:04+02:00Press Release|

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 [...]

Mint Cloud 101 Event

2019-09-27T10:50:06+02:00Events & Webinars|

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

2019-09-27T10:53:22+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 [...]

Mint Group geared to pioneer local data centre migration and innovation

2019-09-27T10:54:47+02:00Press Release|

Mint Group congratulates technology giant Microsoft for successfully launching two Azure cloud data centres in South Africa, availing hyper scalability, flexibility and security to local organisations.   Mint Group CEO Carel du Toit Microsoft’s commitment to delivering cloud services directly from data centres located in Johannesburg and Cape Town offers enterprise-grade reliability [...]

AI and ML in Small Businesses

2020-01-07T07:53:11+02:00Thought Leadership|

Written by: Craig Heckrath, AI Delivery Lead AI and Machine Learning Are Slowly Making Their Way Into Small Businesses Large organizations are at the forefront of artificial intelligence and machine learning innovations in large part because they have the resources to invest the time and funds needed to bring projects to fruition. However, [...]

Digital Workplace: The View From South Africa

2020-01-07T07:53:38+02:00Thought Leadership|

Written by: Yvonne Dias, CFO The state of digital workplace adoption in organizations covers a wide range of stages, and South African organizations are no different. Some companies are working on a digital strategy, while others are in the early stages of implementation. But very few companies have a proper digital workplace strategy [...]

Cloud Compliance Checklist

2020-01-07T07:54:30+02:00Thought Leadership|

Click here to access the Cloud Compliance Checklist About Mint Group Mint Group is a global IT consultancy and development house recognised amongst the top 1% global business application integrators. As an Inner Circle Microsoft Gold Partner, Mint enables better business by digitally transforming its clients through Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP Business Applications, [...]

4 CRM Trends to Ignite 2019

2019-09-27T11:06:37+02:00Thought Leadership|

Written by: Sugeshni Subroyen, Head of Brand Never has the emphasis on customer centricity been more rampant than it is in the era of the connected customer who, thanks to technology, has become more powerful and vocal than ever before, marking only the beginning of an era where failure to listen equals a [...]

Mint Group reaches 10 Gold Microsoft competencies

2019-09-27T11:07:32+02:00Press Release|

Mint Group proud to be one of only two African partners to hold the Cloud Business Applications competency for Dynamics 365 Mint Group is proud to announce that it has increased its number of Gold Microsoft Competencies held from 6 to 10. Of the 4 newly awarded competencies the Gold Cloud Business Applications Competency [...]

Microsoft and IAMCP to strengthen South African partners through collaboration

2019-05-28T07:58:35+02:00Uncategorised|

Johannesburg – 08 November 2018 – Technology Giant Microsoft and the South African International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) announced on Thursday, at the 2018 IAMCP golf day, joint strategic plans to strengthen collaboration and support avenues for local Microsoft partners throughout FY19. Microsoft partners collaborating at the IAMCP Golf Day Dinner [...]

Is your CRM software strategy ready for AI?

2020-01-07T07:41:45+02:00Thought Leadership|

Written by: Yvonne Dias, CFO Utilising the powerful capabilities of AI to revolutionise your CRM software strategy More and more businesses are realising that their competitive advantage lies in creating an engaging customer experience. Easy? Unfortunately, not. But, thanks to more accessible and affordable analytics technology and CRM solutions designed to accommodate it, [...]

Microsoft 365 | Firstline Worker Partner Case Study

2019-05-28T07:59:10+02:00Case Studies|

“When we put offers together, we start with the strength of what Microsoft provides then make sure to add value over and above that. There’s plenty we can do with PowerApps to engage and empower Firstline Workers.” Empowering the underserved When designing solutions for companies with Firstline Workers, Mint gives these critical [...]

Mint collaborates to help firms migrate to Azure

2020-01-07T07:42:32+02:00Press Release|

Mint, SUSE, Microsoft & SAB&T join forces to help businesses do more with less Mint, SUSE, Microsoft South Africa and SAB&T have entered into a local joint venture designed to assist organisations across industry sectors in migrating their SAP workloads to Azure given the imminent arrival of two Microsoft data centres in Africa. [...]

Mint and EY partner for the Gartner Symposium

2019-09-27T11:12:49+02:00Events & Webinars|

EY and Mint Management Technologies understand the need for their clients to ensure continuous innovation that is conducive to environmental awareness, job creation, ethical AI and good governance. Organisations need to carefully balance people, security, compliance, processes and technology with risks in order to reap the rewards of sustainable innovation that transforms and disrupts. [...]

BVT – Transformation in Engineering

2019-05-28T08:00:17+02:00Case Studies|

BVT Engineering Professional Services is a New-Zealand based organisation that creates practical, client-driven solutions to a wide range of engineering problems. The organisation’s focus on exceptional service, coupled with a continuous drive to digitally transform and enhance its operations, sets it apart and enables leading solutions for its clients. As an organisation at the [...]

Mint Group Sponsors GirlCode’s 5th Annual Hackathon

2019-05-28T08:00:26+02:00Press Release|

Mint Group has long been investing time and effort in getting more young girls interested in careers in the technology industry. Mint Group HR Executive, Lauren Clark, notes that through various initiatives the organisation has succeeded in attracting female graduates, as well as host high school girls who are still deciding on their career [...]

Microsoft Teams Training

2020-01-07T07:44:51+02:00Other|

Click here to find out more about the Microsoft Teams Training Mint in partnership with LGIT Smart Solutions, offers an online MasterMind Series that will enable you to become a Microsoft Teams MasterMind in one month by showing you how to access and apply the powerful automation, collaboration and productivity capabilities of this powerful [...]

Mint Group Becomes a Microsoft Authorised Education Partner

2020-01-07T07:45:20+02:00Press Release|

Mint earns distinction through commitment to academic customers Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa — July, 10, 2018 — Mint Group, top 1% global systems integrator, today announced it has become a Microsoft Authorised Education Partner (AEP), demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft academic customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft [...]