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Modern Workplace

25Sep2020

In previous blog posts, we have explained how you can achieve Teams excellence in three steps and have covered topics such as integrating • setup and technology • knowledge and expertise • organization and guidelines into your modern workplace strategy. Customers who follow this route with COSMO CONSULT are laying the foundations for successfully introducing Microsoft Teams.

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21Sep2020
Collaboration, Digitization

Virtual Teamwork Needs Rules

by Bernhard Rastorfer

Collaboration in the digital space works even without collaboration tools. But it’s only through using solutions like Microsoft Teams that work groups ensure they “team up” more efficiently—always provided that the tool is optimally integrated into existing business processes. A few sensible guidelines help maintain transparency and to work efficiently long-term in the New Normal.

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16Sep2020
Collaboration, Digitization

How to Turn Your Employees into Microsoft Team Professionals

by Bernhard Rastorfer

You can install Microsoft Teams quickly and get it unlocked even faster. It is not just about the technology though. Employees and administrators must also be fit to use and manage the new apps.

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08Sep2020
Digitization

Brave new working environment?

by Andreas Thumfart

It is quite clear that our grandparents “went to work” in a completely different way than we do today. Nowadays, though, we don’t have to look back decades to see that the world of work has changed profoundly. And this process of change is not yet over—far from it. We are right in the middle of it. What exactly is changing though, and why?

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15May2020
Collaboration, Digitization

Sales in times of Corona

by Mary Ann Hoffmann

The current crisis is a major challenge for all sales employees. However, the establishment and maintenance of personal contacts is just as important in times of crisis because there are lots of important details to discuss with regard to short-term issues and how to progress once the crisis is over. Microsoft Teams is able to fill the gap that has been created by a lack of direct contact.

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14Apr2020
Collaboration, Digitization

You can digitize every workstation with this tool

by Andreas Thumfart

The corona crisis is forcing many companies to relocate their workstations: from the office to the home office. Not every company is able to react as flexibly as is necessary, because the technical requirements are often not in place. This is one reason why so many people right now are interested in modern workplaces. What does a modern workplace actually look like though? How does it need to be designed and what technologies are needed for this? Our tip: keep it as simple as possible—so the best thing is to use the Microsoft Teams collaboration platform.

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02Apr2020
Collaboration, Digitization

5 tips for virtual meetings

by Andreas Eichhorn

The coronavirus pandemic has us all on edge and is changing our lives considerably. Security measures such as social distancing hit us hard but are an absolute must at the present time. Virtual meetings are thus on the rise. They make an important contribution when it comes to staying in contact with each other. However, different rules apply to virtual meetings as opposed to traditional meetings in the actual “physical” office. The following tips are meant to help you organize your virtual meetings perfectly.

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02Apr2020
Collaboration, Digitization

How to get the best out of virtual teams

by Andreas Eichhorn

Working from home is still somewhat of a controversial issue. Many millennials already consider it part of daily life, whereas in conservative businesses, people are still rather skeptical about it. Especially in light of the current coronavirus outbreak, this discrepancy becomes glaringly obvious. While some companies deal rather well with the requirement to have employees work from home, others are simply overwhelmed by this development. Especially teamwork among colleagues becomes quite challenging in such a situation: no more office grapevine, no informal chats while making coffee, no more joking with coworkers.

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27Mar2020
Digitization

Organizing teamwork with Microsoft Teams

by Andreas Thumfart

In order to support businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, Microsoft is not going to charge user fees for the first 6 months. In this blog post, you will learn how useful Microsoft Teams can be for daily operations and how much you can do with this collaboration tool.

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