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17

Dec

Windows 8: the experience so far, the road ahead

A Q&A with Lee Herd, Practice Lead, Enterprise Applications ... read full post

Posted by:  Katy Sweetman , Marketing Director, Empired Group |  17 December 2012

Windows 7, Visual Studio, Dynamics Day, Windows 8, Enterprise Applications, Modern User Interface


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20

Nov

Q&A: The state of Microsoft Dynamics ERP

An interview with Intergen’s Dynamics Practice Principal, James Page . ... read full post

Posted by:  Katy Sweetman , Marketing Director, Empired Group |  20 November 2012

Microsoft Dynamics ERP


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05

Oct

Changing the way we engage: why getting social is the key to understanding our clients

Evidence tells us that socially networked organisations – those that use social technologies to engage with their clients and ingrain the social mindset into their business ethos and work processes – are more likely to succeed. There’s a direct correlation between the ability to connect socially and the market share a company enjoys. We’re told that 70% of all businesses already have their toe in the water when it comes to “getting social” – but why go to all the effort? ... read full post

Posted by:  Katy Sweetman , Marketing Director, Empired Group |  05 October 2012

CRM, Social Media, Social, Sales


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02

Oct

Social media dons a shirt and tie – and the intranet follows suit by getting Social

Are the rumours true? Is it time for the humble old intranet to bow out gracefully in the face of a slew of “Facebooks for the enterprise” (aka enterprise social networks, or ESNs)? Shall we accept that Social is Everything, even when it comes to our most structured organisational information, and go all-in, leaving the rubble of a million abandoned intranets in our wake? ... read full post

Posted by:  Katy Sweetman , Marketing Director, Empired Group |  02 October 2012

Social Media, Yammer, SharePoint 2013, Intranet


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07

Sep

What does Windows Server 2012 mean for business?

With Windows Server 2012 launched this week, I quiz two of our experts about what Microsoft’s latest server operating system has in store, for both the cloud-initiated and those still considering their first steps to the cloud. ... read full post

Posted by:  Katy Sweetman , Marketing Director, Empired Group |  07 September 2012

Windows Server 2012


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23

Jul

Breakfast with ICT Minister, Amy Adams

Minister outlines plans to drive growth of ICT sector. ... read full post

Posted by:  Katy Sweetman , Marketing Director, Empired Group |  23 July 2012

Amy Adams, ICT Minister, productivity, Sir Paul Callaghan


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27

Jun

Much ado about Yammer - a news announcement (and three postscripts)

It’s official:  Microsoft has acquired Yammer . And with this much-awaited news, Microsoft lifts itself several rungs higher on the  social  ladder. Not that Microsoft was ever the wallflower at the party – to extend the social metaphor – but with Yammer as part of its offering, it’s now significantly closer to the drinks table, the drinks are looking punchier than ever, and the conversation looks set to flow more freely. ... read full post

Posted by:  Katy Sweetman , Marketing Director, Empired Group |  27 June 2012

Social Media, Microsoft, Yammer


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21

May

The state (and future) of New Zealand websites

An interview with Intergen’s Lead Web and Digital Strategist, Giles Brown. ... read full post

Posted by:  Katy Sweetman , Marketing Director, Empired Group |  21 May 2012

Social Media, Engaged Web


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