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18

Oct

Dynamics Day 2013, Auckland Edition

From its inception, the goal of Dynamics Day has always been to help users – and prospective users – of Microsoft Dynamics AX, NAV and CRM to get more out of their investments, both now and, by looking at the product roadmaps, what opportunities are coming in the future. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  18 October 2013

CRM, ERP, Dynamics Day


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05

Jul

CRM 2013: This time it’s personal

Earlier this week Microsoft set expectations around the latest release of Dynamics CRM, Dynamics CRM 2013, asserting the new release “makes business personal.” ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  05 July 2013

CRM, Dynamics Day, Mobile, Windows 8, Social, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Skype, Lync, Social Enterprise, Dynamics Day 2013, WPC


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10

Jun

Enterprise social adoption underway in Australian and New Zealand organisations

Late last month Microsoft published the results of research it had undertaken into how people and organisations use enterprise social tools. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  10 June 2013

SharePoint, Social Media, Microsoft, Mobile, Yammer, Social Enterprise, Smart phones


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(1950 votes)

24

Sep

Using innovative technologies to transform the customer experience

Out of the movie theatre and into our lives, new technologies will help improve the customer experience, transforming how we interact with our customers online and offline. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  24 September 2012

Google, Microsoft, Kinect, Retail trends, Retail


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(2388 votes)

20

Jul

Microsoft announces Office 2013

Shrouded in secrecy just a week ago at its Worldwide Partner Conference, earlier this week Microsoft took the wraps off the next version of Office, Office 2013. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  20 July 2012

Microsoft, Office 2013


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12

Jul

Microsoft is “reinventing itself for the modern era”

This week more than 16,000 people have made their way to Toronto, Canada for Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC). Held every year, the event gives Microsoft partners an opportunity to hear from Microsoft executives, attend sessions on the myriad Microsoft offerings, meet with Microsoft staff and other partners, and get an overall view of what the next 12 months looks like across the Microsoft ecosystem. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  12 July 2012

Windows Azure, Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft, Surface, Steve Ballmer, Steve Ballmer keynote, Windows 8, Perceptive Pixel


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20

Jun

Microsoft’s new tablet has Surfaced

Los Angeles is best known for its movie and television studios, but drama of a different kind was created this week with the announcement of Microsoft’s Surface tablets. Made by Microsoft for Microsoft, the Surface is a pleasingly aggressive move by the software giant to take control of its place in the tablet marketplace, and showing everyone that it – together with Windows 8 – is a force to be reckoned with. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  20 June 2012

Software Development, Microsoft, Surface, Mobile, Metro, Windows 8


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(2502 votes)

30

May

The changing face of retail at Retail Australasia 2012

Around 250 executives from many of New Zealand’s top retailers converged on the Aotea Conference Centre last week to hear about the latest developments in the retail sector. Held over two days, Retail Australasia 2012 is this year’s only national retail-focused event in New Zealand, allowing those in the retail sector to not only hear from industry experts and visionaries, but to also talk about these issues and opportunities with their peers. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  30 May 2012

Retail trends, Retail


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(2966 votes)

25

Nov

Game On: Improving business productivity with gamification

Want to ensure everyone is entering their timesheets? Trying to ensure everyone reads the latest HR policy? Need to increase survey participation rates? Simple: Just turn it into a game. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  25 November 2011

innovation, SMARTS


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(2350 votes)

19

Sep

Looking back to look forward

Bill Gates once said (to paraphrase) that we always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  19 September 2011

communication, Community, Social Media, Twitter, Mobile, 2011 predictions, Facebook


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(2699 votes)

07

Sep

APSMA Conference: A report

Every year the Asia-Pacific Professional Services Marketing Association (APSMA) holds its annual conference. APSMA comprises marketing and business development professionals who regularly meet and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing their professions, typically in the legal, accounting and engineering sectors. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  07 September 2011

APSMA, B2B, Marketing


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(3339 votes)

02

Jun

Connecting real life and the online world

Imagine being able to get more information on a product by simply waving your phone at it. Or entering a competition by walking over to a display and touching it with your smart phone. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  02 June 2011

Windows 7, communication, Business Intelligence, Mobile, Mobile tags, SMARTS


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(3808 votes)

23

Feb

Webstock 2011 – Firing on all cylinders

“Just do it,” was one way to paraphrase the core theme of this year’s Webstock , held last week at Wellington’s Town Hall. Regardless of whatever “field” you’re in, or what kind of job you have, the takeaway was procrastination is no excuse – all it takes is effort to try something new. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  23 February 2011

Webstock 2011


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03

Dec

Kinecting with business

Movies are often a preview for what happens in real life – a few years, if not decades later. Whether it’s cars or spaceships, buildings or hoverpacks, or simply the way people live and work, many movies have acted as an insight into what could happen in the future. ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  03 December 2010

xBox, Kinect, touch computing


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(4665 votes)

29

Oct

It’s here! Windows Phone 7: Microsoft's new mobile operating system

Windows Phone 7 has just hit the streets, and with this launch Microsoft makes its latest brave foray into the smartphone operating system market. And the questions on everyones' lips: What does it mean to the mobile game? And what will happen from here on in? ... read full post

Posted by:  Tim Howell , Marketing Manager |  29 October 2010

Mobile, Windows Phone 7


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(3170 votes)

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