Running Projects Remotely with Microsoft Teams

Leading a team to deliver a project within a defined timeframe, whilst ensuring the goals are achieved and success criteria are met, is just the start of the many responsibilities of managing a project. With the changes COVID-19 has brought to our country, businesses have had to rapidly adjust to new ways of working. Managing…

Power BI – Driving Data Led Decision Making

Businesses that understand the importance of data and base business decisions on that data have a significant advantage over their competitors. One of the primary challenges to getting to this state is how you get this data and make it accessible to decision makers. Microsoft Power BI is a data visualizer. You provide it with…

Microsoft Teams – Guide to Working Remotely

  Microsoft Teams is a great productivity and collaboration tool that can bring your business together when you have staff working remotely or in disparate locations. In this handy guide, Lucidity breaks down how to get started with Teams and some tips on how to maximise your productivity using Microsoft Teams. In this quick-start guide…

The New Normal – Working From Home

This time last week, COVID-19 was rampant elsewhere in the world, but New Zealand still had under 10 known cases. We are now closer to 40 cases and businesses, including ours, are implementing their Business Continuity Plans and working out how to continue business as usual in these unprecedented times. As of right now, Lucidity…

Cloud Services essential in times of crisis

  According to an online Stuff Business article, BusinessNZ has told employers how to prepare for an outbreak of coronavirus. Want VS Need It’s in times like these, that the need for remote working and business continuity planning becomes highlighted as a need rather than a ‘nice to have’.  It’s all well and good being told…

A technical review of Fortinet PartnerSync 2019

In late July I had the opportunity to attend the Fortinet 2019 PartnerSync event in Bali. This was a 3-day event hosted by Fortinet for its partners where Fortinet deliver the latest network & cybersecurity trends & insights from top industry experts. Over the 3 days there were presentations, live demonstrations by Fortinet engineers and…

Microsoft Inspire - Roadmap 2020

Microsoft Inspire Summary 2019

A couple of weeks ago­­ Lucidity’s CEO, Paul O’Brien and I commenced our 15-hour journey to the Nevada Desert for Microsoft Inspire which was hosted in Las Vegas.  Both being first time attendees, Paul and I weren’t exactly sure what to expect, and I think I speak for both of us when I say that the…