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Collaboration

Streamline operations and empower employees in the modern workplace

One thing we can all agree on, is that the nature of work has changed.  Employees expect…

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Collaboration utopia: making the business case for change

TL;DR: The dramatic impact that businesses experience when deploying a unified collaboration solution is truly transformative; positively impacting employee satisfaction, improving…

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The Surface Hub 2 Smart Camera brings together voices, faces and ideas

We love helping our customers get the most out of their investments into Teams Calling and collaboration. The…

Out and about with the Microsoft Surface Duo 2: A user experience

I’ve unboxed the Microsoft Surface Duo 2, I’ve migrated my data, now it’s time for this team iPhone stalwart…

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 – will I be lured away from the Apple stronghold?

I’ll start with a confession. While I love my Microsoft Surface laptop, spend my days using Microsoft 365,…

Infographic: Discover Dell Technologies’ Latest Collaboration Solutions

The way we work has changed, maybe forever, and collaboration technology has never been more important. Ensuring your hybrid…

The past, the HP Presence, and the Future

Hi there, my name is Ebony O’Connell and I’m the HP Device Specialist here at Data#3. I…

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The Battle of Surface Laptop Studio vs MacBook Pro M1

AMD versus Intel, Tesla versus Edison, Netflix versus every other streaming platform. History is littered with infamous rivalries that passionately…

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Australian Islamic College transforms teaching, learning and IT management outcomes with Data#3 and Microsoft

February 24, 2022; Perth, Australia: Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, today announced that it has worked with…

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Customer Story: Australian Islamic College

Australian Islamic College transforms teaching, learning and IT management outcomes with Microsoft 365 Download Customer Story…

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Australian Islamic College: A Microsoft Teams Collaboration Case Study

The Australian Islamic College embarked on a significant digital transformation journey to enhance collaboration, support online learning and digitalise core…

Integria Case Study
Integria Healthcare blooms after modernising its digital landscape

Source Publication: Microsoft News Center (Click to view on source website) For more than 70 years, Integria Healthcare (Integria)…

How to pick the right Surface device for healthcare professionals

It’s never been more crucial – or challenging – for healthcare institutions to provide quality patient care. Delivering this starts…

Adobe CC 2022 Highlights
New Adobe features to inspire you in 2022

Time is one of the most valuable resources we have – that’s why time-saving features and productivity hacks are so…

Customer Story: Qenos

Digital Transformation at Qenos Delivers Substantial Business Efficiencies Project Objective Qenos sought a unified communications solution that would enable digital…

HP Elite Dragonfly
The HP Elite Dragonfly G2 Has Arrived: Secure, Sustainable, and Spectacular

The old adage that good things come in small packages was never truer than in HP’s latest device offering –…

A guide to using Adobe Sign in Teams
A step-by-step guide to using Adobe Sign in Microsoft Teams

Are you tired of chasing paper or working manually with repetitive tasks? Do you need to reduce the gap between…

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Teams Vs Zoom: Weighing up the risks of video conferencing platforms

As we moved almost completely digital last year, video conferencing became the go-to for people and organisations needing to communicate,…

What to consider before investing in meeting room hardware

We know everyone loves to have the newest, shiniest devices. Meeting room hardware is no different – with many organisations…

Is it time to check the health of your Microsoft Teams?
Is it time to check the health of your Microsoft Teams?

It’s crazy to think it has now been more than a year since the great work from home experiment begun.

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Demo: Cisco Webex Desk Pro

As collaboration devices become a staple in the workplace, it’s time to think about upgrading to the best. Look no…

The risk of end of life hardware
The security risk of end of life hardware

Some things last forever, others are superseded by more improved models. The latter is particularly true in the fast-paced world…

Get staff back into the office with Cisco
Get staff back in the office with the latest Cisco Collaboration Hardware

It’s no secret the last 12 months has forced a drastic change in the way we work. Office buildings were missing…

How to Use Microsoft Teams on a Cisco Webex Device in Three Easy Steps

As the hybrid workplace becomes the new model for many businesses, it’s rapidly becoming a necessity for businesses to have…

Webinar: Intellifent compliance and security solutions for Education
Intelligent compliance and security solutions for Education

For educators, student safety and wellbeing continue to remain a crucial priority. Following the rapid and widespread deployment of collaboration…

Are you maximising your Microsoft Teams investment?
Are you maximising your Microsoft Teams investment?

With so many of us continuing to work remotely, using collaboration tools has almost become second nature for connectivity…

Don’t risk it: It’s time to rethink your data governance and security in Teams

As we approach the end of a year that’s been like no other, now is the perfect opportunity to reflect…

Customer Story: Banksia Montessori School

Banksia Montessori School Powers Collaboration with Microsoft 365 Mail Migration Objective Staff at the Banksia Montessori School had a very…

7 ways that Adobe extends the value of your Microsoft investment

Freddie Mercury and Queen. Wine and cheese. Burgers and fries. Some things are simply better together. Now, you can add…

Unlock the collaboration tools in your Microsoft 365 subscription

As we’ve catapulted into a new way of working, collaboration tools have played an important role in keeping teams connected…

Exploring the modern meeting experience in today’s hybrid workplace

Flexible, hybrid workplaces have been developing for many years, but the disruption of 2020 and the resulting social distancing measures…

The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Surface Hub

More than a smart board or an interactive whiteboard, Surface Hub 2 devices are optimised for teams that want…

Cisco Webex: Finding the right fit for your organisation

Gartner predicts that by 2024, in-person meetings will account for just 25% of enterprise meetings1. As organisations shift to a…

Is your collaboration platform compromising your security?

The rapid and large-scale shift to remote working across many industries has raised new questions around the security of…

Technology Tips for Working Remotely

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting many facets of our daily lives, including the way we work. A rapidly increasing number…

Cloud vs. Hybrid Collaboration. Which is Right for You?

Understanding Cloud and Hybrid Collaboration Solutions The world is changing, and the way organizations collaborate and communicate is now different.

JuiceIT Digital 2020 Digest | Edition 4

The 5 Things that Remain Unchanged for IT Leaders Post-COVID Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr wrote in 1849, ‘plus ça change, plus…

JuiceIT Digital 2020 Digest | Edition 3

Out of the Shadows: Getting Clarity with Your Post-COVID IT Landscape Imagine trying to establish strong security in your home,…

Addressing return-to-office challenges with Cisco Webex

While many may be itching to vacate that home office, the migration back to our office desks and routines…

JuiceIT Digital 2020 Digest | Edition 2

Letting Go of Normal: Your Post-COVID Survival Guide Over the last few months, many homebound Australians have been taking stock.

Everything you need to know about Microsoft Surface Hub in 2020

When the Surface Hub was first announced in 2015, there was nothing quite like it out there. The all-in-one…

The Road to Recovery (Part 1): Navigating the technology shifts of COVID-19

Who has been more effective at driving your digital transformation strategy? Your CEO, your CTO, or COVID-19? It’s the viral…

Cisco Webex for a modern workplace: A best practice guide

Agile, adapt, adopt. Three words that your organisation might be using a lot right now. Helping employees adopt new collaboration…

The Remote Working Model

Every industry, from small businesses to the largest global enterprises, is experiencing dramatic changes to the way we work. There…

Data#3 launches work from home solutions for customers in response to COVID-19

March 25, 2020; Brisbane, Australia: Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, today announced that it has launched its…

How to get started on Microsoft Teams

Embrace the mobilisation movement by introducing Microsoft Teams. By adopting this industry-leading collaboration tool, your staff will have access…

How to get started on Microsoft Teams for Education

With Microsoft Teams, your students, teachers and staff can stay connected and engaged regardless of where they are, or…

Governance in Microsoft Teams: A foundation for success

When you think about collaboration and the concept of the ‘Modern Workplace,’ what’s the first thing that comes to…

Get to know Cisco Webex Teams

Designed to transform team collaboration in the modern workplace, Cisco Webex Teams brings your people together into ‘spaces’…

7 ways AI has already infiltrated the modern workplace
7 ways AI has already infiltrated the modern workplace

In my day-to-day reading across the web, I’ve noticed that AI stories tend to come in two forms. The scary…

Building your remote working model: office not required
Building your remote working model: office not required

Today’s workplace sees 80% of workers’ time spent on activities such as meetings, calls and responding to emails – leaving…

Make the move from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Over the last two decades, Harvard Business Review reports that the amount of time employees spend in collaborative activities has…

The challenges of integration in an app driven modern workplace
The challenges of integration in an app-driven modern workplace

It’s safe to say that our expectations around work/life balance, flexibility and remote working have been steadily changing. With new…

Your Guide to the End of ISDN
Your Guide to the End of ISDN

The impact is plain and simple: Australian businesses will need to switch over to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Specifically,…

Everything you didn’t know about the Surface Hub 2S
Everything you didn’t know about the Surface Hub 2S

Don’t be deceived into thinking the Microsoft Surface Hub 2S is just a video conferencing device. There’s a whole…

Cognitive collaboration: Putting AI to work in the workplace
Cognitive collaboration: Putting AI to work in the workplace

We use facial recognition to unlock our phones, and digital assistants to play our favourite tunes or add to our…

Customer Story: iNova Pharmaceuticals

From Frustrating to Fantastic: The Mobility and Cloud Solution Modernising the iNova Workspace Objective With a proliferation of applications and…

Cisco Cloud Collaboration
Say hello to seamless collaboration with Cisco Cloud Calling

We’ve all been there before. Your team is gathered in the conference room for a meeting, some staff are dialling…

Collaborate with futuristic applications on Surface Hub 2

It’s collaboration, Jim, but not as we know it! For sci-fi writers, the future has always offered up a world…

Collaborating with External Parties in Dynamics 365 and PowerApps
Collaborating with External Parties in Dynamics 365 and PowerApps

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is jam packed with state-of-the-art CRM features leveraging AI, machine learning and augmented reality. However, with…

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Moving from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

If your organisation uses Skype for Business today, then the approach to transition to Microsoft Teams for meetings, chat…

What's the difference between Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business?
What’s the difference between Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business?

In November 2016, Microsoft announced Microsoft Teams. A brand new collaboration experience to bring together people, conversations and…

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Teamwork without boundaries: Meet the new Surface Hub 2S

Empowering teams and embracing collaboration is about to get a whole lot easier following Microsoft’s announcement of the all new…

Dynamics 365 | A helping hand for not-for-profits

While each not-for-profit (NFP) is unique in size, shape and mission, NFPs across Australia share a number of challenges. They…

Customer Story: Melbourne City Mission

Ready for School: Melbourne City Mission leverages innovative technology to help prepare at-risk students for future employment Objective To deploy…

Melbourne City Mission leverages innovative Microsoft technology to help prepare at-risk students for future employment

April 08, 2019; Melbourne, Australia: Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, today announced that it has worked with…

Top Management Challenges and Solutions in Office 365

We can’t deny it – Office 365 has significantly changed the way IT engages with managing a system. Gone are…

2019 – Time to make virtual a reality

Imagine a world where rather than reading or viewing the weekends sports news you can actually experience the event being…

Customer Story: Office of Prosecutions
Customer Story: Office of Public Prosecutions

Migration to Office 365 Boosts Productivity at Victoria’s Office of Public Prosecutions Objective To create a modern working environment that…

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Victoria’s Office of Public Prosecutions creates modern working environment with Office 365 and Data#3

December 18, 2018; Melbourne, Australia: Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, today announced that it has worked with…

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City of Fremantle enables a collaborative and mobile workforce with Data#3

Monday 22, 2018; Perth, Australia: Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, today announced that it has worked with…

Customer Story: City of Fremantle

City of Fremantle deploys new hardware and operating system to improve user experience and service delivery. Objective To replace over…

Delivering Digital Learning | Anywhere, anytime, on any device

90% of today’s students use digital learning resources, with majority starting as young as 5 years old. See how the generation…

Is Smarter Collaboration all a Matter of Choosing the Right Teams?

When Greek philosopher Aristotle stated that ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ more than two millennia…

The 6 Elements of Successful Collaboration

Shortly after I arrived in Australia to play soccer for a NSW team, I was put on the bench to…

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4 considerations before implementing Microsoft Teams within Office 365

In recent Office 365 updates, Microsoft appear more determined than ever to help IT teams tackle the…

The power of unearthing connections and relationships in your Office 365 data
The power of unearthing connections and relationships in your Office 365 data

I recently came across an interesting situation in a large company that I’m sure plays out in organisations across the…

Office 365 Licensing
Office 365 – It’s just a licensing strategy right?

No matter whether your organisation is a large corporate, government department, SME or not-for-profit, you’ve probably had Office 365…

Can you set up a Cisco Webex Board in 15 minutes?
Can you set up a Cisco Webex Board in 15 minutes?

Cisco says it takes only 15 minutes to deploy a Webex Board, so we set our team to the challenge.

The secrets of high-performing teams… wherever they’re located

An eBook about collaboration in the modern workplace Think about a time when you’ve been part of a really successful…

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Cisco Webex Teams for Education

Webex Teams is a cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application combining messaging, calls, video conferencing, file sharing and real-time whiteboarding…

The Total Economic Impact of The Microsoft Surface Hub
The Total Economic Impact of The Microsoft Surface Hub

Microsoft Surface Hub is a powerful team collaboration device, designed to emulate the oldest form of collaboration known to…

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Customer Story: Department of Justice Tasmania

Objective To leverage the Department of Justice’s existing Microsoft capabilities, and evaluate Skype for Business against other collaboration solutions. Approach…

Royal Automobile Club of Queensland

Company Overview Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) is Queensland’s largest automobile organisation, with memberships for roadside assistance,…

Live from the Cisco Spark Board and Spark 2.0 launch event

By Graham Robinson, Group Practice Manager, Data#3 Limited [Reading time: 6:39 mins] Last week, I was fortunate enough to…

The productivity benefits of Microsoft Surface Hub

By Scott Gosling, National Practice Manager – Cloud, Data#3 [Reading time: 3:50 mins] Designed for the modern workplace Microsoft…

The collaboration imperative: 3 key ways in which it guides technology decisions

By Bruce Newton – Solution Specialist, Data#3 [Reading time: 2:22 mins] EFFECTIVE COLLABORATION In my previous blog, I…

5 questions you should ask of your collaboration solution

By Bruce Newton – Solution Specialist, Data#3 [Reading time: 2:15 mins] In my most recent blog, I discussed…

How interoperability bridges the collaboration gap

By Bruce Newton – Solution Specialist, Data#3 [Reading time: 2:22 mins] COLLABORATION TODAY Today, collaboration is far more complex…

Microsoft Planner – it’s here!

By Ross Smith – Solutions Specialist, Data#3 [Reading time: 3:30 mins] Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Platform is a game changer…

Onetastic for OneNote

By Ross Smith, Microsoft Cloud Architect, Data#3 As I sit here and type up my notes from…

Office 365 vs Google Apps for Work: Part 2 – Collaboration Matured

By Scott Gosling, National Practice Manager – Microsoft Solutions [Reading time: 2.40 mins] In…

Office 365 vs Google Apps for Work: Part 1 – State of Play

By Scott Gosling, National Practice Manager – Microsoft Solutions One of the most consequential developments…

3 Yammer tips for HR Professionals

By Hannah Paterson, Online Marketing Specialist, Data#3 [Reading time: 1.30 min] As a HR representative in a…

Balancing external collaboration and risk

By Chris Day, Solution Consultant, Data#3 [Reading time: 1 min] Working in collaborative situations provided Australian workers time-saving…

Spirit of Tasmania

Smooth sailing for Spirit of Tasmania Background Established in 1985 and wholly owned by the Tasmanian Government, TT-Line Company Pty…

What does “offline” mean?

By Graham Robinson, Group Practice Manager, Data#3 Limited [Reading time: 3mins] Looking to make use of an unexpected…

Customer Story: Corrs Chambers Westgarth

A Collaborative Approach for Corrs Chambers Westgarth Background: With more than 170 years of history, Corrs Chambers Westgarth (“Corrs”) is…

Murphy Pipe & Civil

Cisco Collaboration Solution Produces Flow-On Benefits For Murphy Pipe & Civil Background: Murphy Pipe & Civil…

Qenos

Collaboration Solution Background: Qenos is the sole provider of polyurethanes in Australia and fall under the BlueStar…

Customer Story: Brisbane Boys’ College

Building the Schools of the Future Background: Brisbane Boys’ College is one of Australia’s most innovative and successful schools. Generations…

Piper Alderman

Unified Communications Rollout Background: Piper Alderman is a full-service, commercial law firm with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.