Modern Business Roadshow

Oct 23, 2015

Hosted by Microsoft, the two and half hour Modern Business Roadshow is being held in …

Palmerston North – Monday 16 November – 8:30am to 11:00am, Elwood Room, Palmerston North Convention Centre, Main Street, Palmerston North
Wellington – Tuesday 17 November – 8:30am to 11:00am, Featherston Room, InterContinental Wellington, 2 Grey Street, Wellington

It is no cost and we’re able to bring you this because we are a Microsoft Partner.

There is an optional OneNote Training session from 1pm to 3pm for $100+GST

Is it worth the effort to go? We think it will be a very useful presentation. There are a lot of exciting new tools coming out, and these sessions will intro them to you. Yes, you can read about them online, but it’s always better when a expert is standing right in front of you explaining things and showing you.

The Modern Business Roadshow covers:

8:30am – Registration and welcome coffee and tea

9:00am – Welcome and Keynote – Paul Bowkett, Cloud Business Manager, Microsoft New Zealand. Paul is well versed in the business challenges of the SMB segment in New Zealand. He will be sharing insights on key trends in the marketplace and how they will impact on your business. Paul will discuss new technologies such as cloud, mobile, social, big data. Discover and learn how these technologies can drive success in your business.

9:20am – Windows 10: What’s in it for your business? Windows 10 is designed for today’s business world, where being able to work on the go and in the cloud is quickly becoming standard practice. Upgrade your business practices and boost productivity. We’ll show you how Windows 10 can help you get mobile, work seamlessly on and off the cloud, keep your data secure, and much more. We’ll show you how Windows 10 can help you communicate and collaborate with your team with cloud services and how you can run your apps on-site, in the cloud, or both, on the devices that best suit your business.

9:40am – Work easily together and experience Office 2016 – Debbie Ireland from ShareThePoint will talk about business productivity. See how collaboration software and business applications allow you to get connected to the right people, share information across teams and organise around projects so you can go further, faster. Debbie will discuss how mobile, social and cloud are driving rapid change in employee expectations and demonstrate how businesses can seize this opportunity to go encourage sharing and collaboration. Discover how to increase employee engagement and productivity through collaborative technologies. See demonstrations on what’s new in Office 2016, Power BI, Sway and other productivity tools.

10:20am – Cloud computing – Paul Bowkett will then show you how Cloud technology can help your run your business more effectively:

  • Learn how to empower your users with anywhere access to your business content using the “Cloud”
  • See how you can use cloud technology to reduce costs and be a real enabler of your business growth
  • Increase your teams productivity with cloud based unified communications and collaboration capability to drive more effectiveness in day to day tasks and projects
  • Learn how Cloud computing technology can help your business adapt more readily to changing needs and get the most out of your IT investments

11:00am – We conclude with morning tea!

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