Category Archives: News

  • What’s new in Teams – May 2021

    We sincerely hope that our new Teams feature overviews have improved your day-to-day work at least a little. We continue to share extracts of the new functionality and the latest changes with you. In this article, you will find out how the teamwork platform changed in May. A few spoilers: noise suppression is now available […]

  • 3 Ways You Can Get Started with Microsoft Teams and Power Automate

    The creativity of your employees can give your business a competitive edge in challenging times, sparking new ideas and driving growth. But how can you tap into that innovation when employees spend so much time on manual, repetitive tasks, switching constantly between different tools?     Here are three processes that Power Automate can help […]

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing customer journey orchestration preview now available

    All businesses operate in a competitive environment and customer experience (CX) is top of mind as we rise to today’s challenges of finding ways to differentiate, delivering on business goals and meeting increasing customer demands. Customers expect great experiences from the companies they interact with and companies that deliver superior experiences build strong bonds with […]

  • 10 steps to effective digital onboarding

    Regardless of new workplace trends or the “new normal”, onboarding remains one of the most important steps in talent engagement. At this stage, it is important to help the new person become part of the company and become familiar with its protocols, procedures and culture. But what can companies do now that we are in […]

  • Single personalized feed for employee news and conversations: Viva Connections

    Microsoft Viva Connections is a single entry point to your organization’s corporate portal that leverages the power of Microsoft 365. Currently available on Microsoft Teams, but mobile apps coming soon. The Viva Connections platform makes it possible to: Collect news and conversations from SharePoint Online and Yammer. Customize dashboards with Power Apps, SPFx and other […]

  • Connecting people with knowledge and experts

    Each day, our pool of shared information grows, and the complexity of gaining knowledge grows with it. Today, the average employee spends more than an hour a day searching or recreating information that already exists in their organization—more than triple the time they spent just five years ago. Onboarding, skill development, and knowledge drain are […]

  • Evaluate your talent acquisition channels

    To evaluate talent attraction channels, you need to use talent attraction channels. Preferably, several ones. In SMART HCM & LMS, there is a Recruiting Channel catalogue that includes all search and recruitment channels with which integration has been implemented and where advertisements are posted. When creating a vacancy in the system, a recruiter selects the […]

  • Employee wellbeing with Viva Insights

    The mental and physical health of employees certainly affects the success of the entire company. The wellbeing of people contributes to their work productivity and engagement. Companies that prioritize employee care are 25 percent more profitable than their peers that don’t, according to a study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is also worth […]

  • Next-Generation PBX: Voice and Video Calls with Teams Calling

    Traditionally, Microsoft Teams has been seen as a means of internal communication for employees, but over the past 3 years, Microsoft has developed a way to transform Teams into a corporate phone system. The capabilities of a Private Branch Exchange (PBX) have been added to the platform. From now on, users can: Call external users […]

  • What new is coming to Microsoft Teams in 2021?

    The SMART business team has virtually attended the annual Microsoft Ignite event, where the latest updates to Microsoft products and services are presented, and is now ready to share with you what’s new to Teams in 2021. If you are interested in functionality that’s already available on the platform, we invite you to familiarize yourself […]

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Update: 2021 Release Wave 1

    2021 Release Wave 1 is the first of two major updates to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, which will be rolled out in phases from April to September 2021. Improving Business Central, Microsoft continually invests in application enhancements to help existing and future customers get the most out of their ERP systems. The updates in […]