Posts by Andrew Hunt

Managing Consistency throughout Change

We’re starting to see more organisations recognising the importance of Change Management alongside Project Management. This is great step in the right direction, it has long been acknowledged that 70% of projects fail due to low user acceptance, but employing Change Management increases the success rate of projects 6-fold. A key part of Change [...]

Have you noticed the dictate button in your Microsoft Office toolbar?

Coming shortly will be a new Transcribe feature which allows you upload an audio file, and Office will turn that directly into text. The transcription is saved into your OneDrive account in a new transcribed files folder. The difference is that "Dictate" takes your voice in real time and puts it directly into the document that's open in front of [...]

Our FIVE favourite new features in Teams – which ones did you know about?

Its hard to imagine working through the lockdown without fast fibre internet connections and tools like Microsoft Teams.   There is nothing like an imperative to help us drive change and we have seen that with Teams evolving rapidly to meet market needs.  Here are our top FIVE recent enhancements.  How many did you know about already? 1. - you can now [...]

Privacy Act 2020 – Are you ready for Dec 1st?

Parliament recently passed the new Privacy Act, which comes into effect on 1 December 2020. This introduces stricter measures around the storing, sharing and breach of personal information and gives the Privacy Commissioner more powers. Every organisation should have a Privacy Policy, and Kambium can help you create one! Mandatory notification of [...]

How are you adapting to new ways of working?

2020 has disrupted the way in which we work. We have shifted to remote working and the necessity for cloud-based applications has never been more present. Although some of us may be back in the office, the hybrid model of office/remote work isn’t going away any time soon.Now, more than ever, is the need to use technology to streamline [...]

Why successful projects include adoption and change management

 70% of projects fail due to lack of user acceptance User adoption and business value go hand in hand An organisation relies on technology to achieve strategic objectives and its people reply on technology to complete their daily activities. Whether it’s a system or workflow change, the technology is only as effective as the people who use it. A [...]

Drowning in eMail – survive the flood

It’s hard to believe there was once a world with email. Working from Home meant we couldn’t talk to colleagues as easily as we used to. Some messaging moved to tools like Teams, and that cut email traffic, but others stayed in email and inboxes were flooded. The good news is there are some things you can do – and we have some training options [...]

Lessons from Lockdown

There have been some extraordinary lessons from an extraordinary time.  The resilience we’ve seen is inspirational, and the determination, especially by those hardest hit, has been stunning. We’ve seen organisations and their people adapt quickly and selflessly to change and some of that change looks to be permanent. Given that we rushed to this new [...]

Successful Projects have one common trait that sets them apart

Projects within your organisation will likely result in a change to the way people work whether the project is implementing a new system, streamlining a process or creating a new solution. User adoption and business value go hand in hand. Adoption and Change Management focuses on the human side of technology and activities to facilitate the [...]

What can you expect to see as Office 365 becomes Microsoft 365?

Whenever Microsoft say they are changing something to make it less confusing, most of us get a little cynical.  The reality is that there are so many Microsoft tools we use every day, that it can be confusing,  From Windows to Office to Teams to Dynamics and Azure, there is a huge product range and some of these are sold in bundles that work across these [...]