Many small businesses start with the technology the founders already have around them – a personal laptop and smartphone, home broadband, and often personal or home editions of software. As a business grows, the limitations of these technologies start to become apparent, and additional software such as Dropbox is added to help. In the end, the complexity becomes a hinderance and it’s time to take proper stock and assess which technology is appropriate to support your business going forward.
It needn’t cost a fortune in time or money to create a simple, streamlined IT environment that properly supports your needs, as a great way to gain control of your business is to implement Microsoft Office 365.
Office 365 has proved popular because it offers simple effective solutions to the problems many small businesses face, allowing you to:
We manage from start to finish a project to configure a new or reconfigure your existing Microsoft Office 365 environment for your organisation with appropriate Office 365 licenses for each user. We follow a 4-stage process to make sure we get everything and everyone into your new Office 365 environment and working happily:
Stage 1 of that process is focussed on initial fact-finding to create the right target design for you, and includes:
Stage 2 focusses on configuration of Office 365 and the migration of your data, specifically:
Stage 3 involves the personalised set up of end-user devices with mail clients and sharing/back up as appropriate:
Stage 4 provides a period of on-going tweaks and optimisation to make sure your new Office 365 environment is supporting how you would like to work. For a two-month period we will:
If you don’t want the overhead of managing your new environment yourself once your move to Office 365 is complete, we can offer a range of ongoing support options.