Collaboration

Windows apps coming to Chromebooks

A plan to make native Windows apps available on Google Chromebook for the first time could be a game-changer, says one IT provider to the education sector who is seeing growing demand for the entry-level laptops.

Peter Griffin

Digital identity in health – NZHIT networking event

We firmly believe in the value of cloud technology to enable the New Zealand digital health sector in meeting the demanding economic imperative to cut costs and improve the quality of patient care. To deliver this value Umbrellar work collaboratively across the health sector to ensure members are best informed of the latest ICT trends to stay ahead of the curve.

Umbrellar Connect

Good governance will help tech firms get to the “productivity frontier”

Why are some Kiwi businesses globally productive and successful, and others not? If you are a tech company business leader structured governance is key to accelerating growth and performance, says Institute of Directors Chief Executive Kirsten Patterson. She says good governance will help drive organisations toward a sustainable future and be the roadmap of the “productivity frontier”.

Kirsten Patterson

Gisborne District Council’s new intranet improves communication with Office 365 and Information Leadership

Gisborne District Council (GDC) is a local government authority based in the North Island of New Zealand. Information Leadership partnered with GDC to deliver an intranet on their existing Office 365 platform. This sets them up to take advantage of the Office 365 toolset and incorporate cloud technology enhancements as required. The purpose of the project was to improve communication and bring staff together.

Cat Mules

When ‘collaboration overload’ strikes, and how to combat it

Virtual collaboration platforms are a hero for most as we’ve sought to rapidly adapt and maintain a sense of togetherness in an upturned social and working world. But what happens when day after day of screen time alone feels like too much? We identify four focus areas, with actions you can take now to optimise your virtual collaboration for all it’s worth.

Cat Mules

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