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#ShiftHappens Podcast

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It’s story first in this entertaining IT and Microsoft 365 focused podcast. Host Dux Raymond Sy talks with the industry’s brightest stars about their most challenging modern workplace or digital transformation project. #ShiftHappens highlights the players, organizational hurdles, and last-minute surprises that inevitably arise when ambitious people try to impact their workspace.

It’s story first in this entertaining IT and Microsoft 365 focused podcast. Host Dux Raymond Sy talks with the industry’s brightest stars about their most challenging modern workplace or digital transformation project. #ShiftHappens highlights the players, organizational hurdles, and last-minute surprises that inevitably arise when ambitious people try to impact their workspace.

Location:

United States

Description:

It’s story first in this entertaining IT and Microsoft 365 focused podcast. Host Dux Raymond Sy talks with the industry’s brightest stars about their most challenging modern workplace or digital transformation project. #ShiftHappens highlights the players, organizational hurdles, and last-minute surprises that inevitably arise when ambitious people try to impact their workspace.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ask Dux: What is FedRAMP Certification and Why Does It Matter?

4/6/2022
Modern workplace solutions, paired with the right safeguards, can help take public sector organizations’ important work to the next level. But how do you verify the safeguards are up to par? Learn how the rigorous FedRAMP certification process verifies government-focused solutions are robust, resilient, and safe to protect government data.

Duration:00:09:32

S9 E4: How Estonia Fully Digitized its Government Services (and You Can Too)

3/30/2022
You don’t need cutting-edge AI to bring your processes and services into the future. Learn how Estonia, one of the most digitally advanced countries in the world, uses simple technology to digitize 99% of their government services.

Duration:00:27:40

Ask Dux: How Can I Make Remote Learning Effective?

3/23/2022
When the pandemic began and the world went into lockdown, it became clear how unprepared the school system was for remote learning. With the help of collaboration tools, things have improved, but there is still room for growth. Hear strategies on how we can continue to improve remote learning to help deliver a next-level learning experience.

Duration:00:10:23

S9 E3: Delivering A Digital Workplace with HAVI

3/16/2022
Looking for a roadmap to the digital workplace? Hear from leading supply-chain management organization HAVI on how to successfully implement new technology like Microsoft Teams — and easy ways to keep your digital transformation on track.

Duration:00:30:07

Ask Dux: Do I Need a Virtual Data Room?

3/9/2022
Mergers and acquisitions are booming, and most deals are now taking place online. Discover why a virtual data room (VDR) is an essential tool for collaborating on sensitive data with external parties – and how AvePoint’s new Confide solution has evolved the concept.

Duration:00:11:17

S9 E2: Clean Up Your Digital Transformation with Tips from Dyson

3/2/2022
The pandemic has created a world with a heavier reliance on technology. Corporate digital transformation is no longer an option to thrive; it’s a necessity. Hear from Dyson’s global collaboration manager about their experience with digital transformation and how early tech adoption created a solid foundation for a tech-forward future.

Duration:00:26:21

Ask Dux: Microsoft Teams on the Frontlines

2/23/2022
For frontline workers balancing safety and busy workloads, Microsoft Teams is playing a central role with functions designed specifically for them. Learn what’s new in Teams and how the evolving platform benefits public health and pandemic response.

Duration:00:12:44

S9 E1: Building Value and New Revenue for MSPs with Ingram Micro Cloud

2/16/2022
As hybrid work evolves, managed service providers have big opportunities ahead. Are you ready? An industry leader shares valuable ways for MSPs to nurture strong relationships and why strategic investments in current customers is key to long-term success.

Duration:00:32:09

S8 E5: Bringing Broadband to Everyone with Vickie Robinson of Microsoft Airband

12/8/2021
More than 100 million Americans do not use the Internet at broadband speeds, according to Microsoft. Which is why the company’s Airband initiative strives to bring robust connections and training to underserved areas. Learn about the effort’s origins and tech takeaways to benefit your own organization.

Duration:00:31:41

Ask Dux: Productivity Hacks for Microsoft Teams

12/1/2021
Did you know more than 300 new features have been added to Microsoft Teams in the past year (yes, you read that right!) Tune in to hear about some of Dux’s favorite tools and how they can make Teams use easier and more productive.

Duration:00:09:09

S8 E4: Transforming Municipal Services Delivery with Devonport City Council

11/24/2021
Learn how a local government in Tasmania shed a reliance on outdated technology to obtain self-service and cloud-hosted solutions for efficiency and public safety. You’ll also get tips to change internal culture to move progressive IT projects forward.

Duration:00:33:37

Ask Dux: Why Should I Care About Data Residency?

11/17/2021
It pays to know where your data lives. And for some industries and countries, it’s mandatory. Get the scoop on how GDPR and other regulations underscore the value of keeping your data close to home — and the related benefits that go beyond compliance.

Duration:00:09:47

S8 E3: Navigating Work-Life Changes with Adam and Helen Harmetz of Mind the Beet

11/10/2021
Join us for a flavorful discussion about life, work, and family. The spouses and co-authors of Mind the Beet, a new blog, are also Microsoft veterans with a wealth of advice about using workplace technology to the fullest during a time of big change.

Duration:00:32:39

Ask Dux: What Is Microsoft Whiteboard?

11/3/2021
Do you miss scribbling on the walls? Discover how the Microsoft Whiteboard tool is bringing new value to the hybrid workplace — and best practices to enable creative collaboration with touchscreen tablets and other devices.

Duration:00:10:55

S8 E2: Enabling Automation with Microsoft Power Platform at Heineken

10/27/2021
Discover how the legendary brewer is using Microsoft Power Platform to automate and expedite core business functions. Get tips for making your own processes more efficient, and learn effective ways to integrate Power Platform within projects of any size or industry.

Duration:00:23:37

Ask Dux: How Can I Hold Better Meetings?

10/20/2021
Recent workplace disruptions have changed the ways we meet (hint: we’re huddling more often, and many participants are less than enthused to be there). Tune in to discover 5 tips that can elevate any meeting, whether it's virtual, in-person or hybrid.

Duration:00:13:36

S8 E1: Designing a Smart M365 Governance Plan at Kohler

10/13/2021
Without guiderails to help employees work smarter and more safely, collaboration tools can become unwieldy (or worse, a liability). Learn how the kitchen and bath giant deployed a governance plan for 20,000 licensed users in Microsoft 365 — and tips for doing the same.

Duration:00:27:56

Ask Dux: Evolve Your Hybrid Office

9/8/2021
The idea of a hybrid office may seem simple, but finding balance takes work. Most employees want to split their time for the long term –– but is your team prepared? Get insights on collaboration needs, new technologies, and personal strategies to navigate the months ahead.

Duration:00:16:40

S7 E4: Navigating Digital Disruption with R. “Ray” Wang

9/1/2021
Disruption from digital giants hasn’t just sped up the pace of business; it’s made things more cutthroat than ever. What can companies to do survive and thrive at a time when upstarts and unknowns are making big moves? Consultant and author R. “Ray” Wang offers foresight and advice.

Duration:00:33:44

Ask Dux: What Is Microsoft Viva?

8/25/2021
There’s a lot to unpack in this new employee experience platform. Get a breakdown of all four Microsoft Viva components designed to support a smarter workplace –– as well as Dux’s insights on how each one could benefit your users.

Duration:00:09:49