4th August 2020
4 Reasons Businesses Should Make the Move

.@Forrester research shows organizations using @Office365 reduce data breaches by 75%. Security is just one of four reasons to make the move to the cloud. Check out this eBook to learn 3 other reasons why you should move to the cloud using #Windows 10 and @Office365.

4th August 2020
Enhance Security with Windows and Office

Enhance Security and remain compliant as end of support approaches.

It takes hackers 4 minutes to get into servers through email attacks. 286 days on average to detect a #security breach and an additional 80 days to repair the damage.

What are you waiting for? Get Modern with Flood IT Support and @Microsoft today!

4th August 2020
PizzaExpress feeds digital transformation with Office 365

PizzaExpress adopted a cloud-first approach for its 570 restaurants in the UK, Ireland, Middle East, India and the Far East, including China. The full-service capability of Office 365 and the Azure cloud gives PizzaExpress the tools, freedom and scalability to think big and say 'yes' to new ideas and innovation.

Contact Flood IT Support to find out how we can do the same for your organization.

29th July 2020
Helping Small Businesses Protect Their Greatest Asset--Their Data

Support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 is ending. Enhance your security and upgrade to a new #Windows 10 device and #Office365.

Read this blog and learn more about three small businesses that use Microsoft solutions to help grow their businesses and remain secure. #GetModern with Flood IT Support and contact us today!

28th July 2020
Why companies who hire people with disabilities outperformed their peers

Upwards of 25% of the white-collar workforce have a disability but don't disclose it. Many are afraid of the repercussions of divulging such information. As an employer, it's your job to accommodate your employees and create a community of collaboration that will build teamwork and trust in your company. Ensuring you have a modern workplace […]

28th July 2020
Customer Story: Think Up Consulting | Most Secure

Want to unite teams and secure your devices? Get Modern.

@ThinkUpConsulting has improved security significantly using Windows and Teams to implement a device-agnostic solution with Microsoft 365 Business. At the same time, Think Up customers get peace of mind knowing they get advanced security and automatic updates with Windows and Office.

At Flood IT Support, we can help you implement a device-agnostic solution with Windows 10 and Microsoft 365 Business. Contact us today!

28th July 2020
Customer story: Microsoft Super Bowl Commercial 2019: We All Win

When you're playing video games, you need the right tools to achieve success. That can be hard to do when you have specific needs. The game of life is no different. Having the right tools to connect your team and enable flexibility can transform the way you live and work. And modernizing your workplace can […]

22nd July 2020
Crash Course in Microsoft 365 Business: How it Can Help You Grow Your Business

How can @Office365 help you grow your business?

Learn how to coauthor a document with anyone in real time and use the power of AI to create more impactful content with less effort. At Flood IT Support, we can help you increase productivity with #Office365.

Contact us to learn how your team can increase their productivity and #GetModern today.

21st July 2020
The insider's guide to the modern workplace

By 2020, the total amount of digital data created is expected to mushroom to 44 zettabytes, a tenfold increase from 2013--and that number is growing. It's now more important than ever to have a modern workplace that can handle the data you need and help you communicate and collaborate the findings of that data with employees across the world.

At Flood IT Support, we have the industry experts available to help you plan and implement your new modern workplace solutions. Contact us today to discuss pricing and to learn more about the different strategies for adoption.

21st July 2020
The insider's guide to the modern workplace

By 2020, the total amount of digital data created is expected to mushroom to 44 zettabytes, a tenfold increase from 2013--and that number is growing. It's now more important than ever to have a modern workplace that can handle the data you need and help you communicate and collaborate the findings of that data with employees across the world.

At Flood IT Support, we have the industry experts available to help you plan and implement your new modern workplace solutions. Contact us today to discuss pricing and to learn more about the different strategies for adoption.

21st July 2020
Improve Productivity with Windows and Office

Today, the average employee spends 50% more time collaborating. Yet many still don't work to their full potential because of disorganized collaboration, file sharing and decision-making processes.

Collaborate in real time and leverage the intelligence of the #cloud with the latest from #Windows 10 and #Office365. @Windows 10 and @Office365 help teams work better together with better tools--from any location.

Contact our team at Flood IT Support to learn more about our Microsoft solutions.

21st July 2020
Day in the life: IT project manager

As an IT manager, you're responsible for making sure IT projects meet stakeholders' needs and are delivered on time and within budget. That can be tough to do without the right collaboration platform--especially with a distributed workforce.

With Teams, you can meet with groups of any size and host audio, video, and web conferences with anyone inside or outside your organization. You can even hold live events to attract and inform large numbers of people. At Flood IT Support, we want you to have the tools you need to collaborate and accomplish more. Contact us today to learn how we can help.

15th July 2020
Microsoft Will Soon End Support for Windows 7. Now What?

Support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 is ending. Now what?

Is it worth the risk to stick with Windows 7? How do I move to Windows 10? How much will it cost? What does this mean for me? Contact us at Flood IT Support with any questions. #GetModern today!

14th July 2020
Gen Z Brings a Whole New Dynamic to the Workforce

For the Gen Z army flooding the global talent pool, tech and feedback are a top concern when looking for potential companies to work for. They've grown up with instant feedback, and they expect that same feedback at work. Adopting the right tech solutions can go a long way in helping your managers provide feedback quicker. Tools like Teams allow your employees to co-author documents and make corrections on the fly. At Flood IT Support, we want to help you plan and adopt the collaborative solution that works best for your application so you can attract the best talent. Contact us today to learn more.

14th July 2020
Customer Story: Think Up Consulting | Most Productive

Want to stay productive anytime, anywhere, on any device? Get Modern.

See how @ThinkUpConsulting uses #Office365 to optimize the way it works. With #MicrosoftTeams, employees save time wasted by switching between disparate systems. Work smarter, not harder, and increase productivity with #Windows 10 and #Office365.

Our team at Flood IT Support can help you #GetModern. Contact us to learn more.

14th July 2020
Customer story: Teesside University fills the digital skills gap using Microsoft Teams

At Teesside University, the staff have a passion for digital transformation and the many possibilities tech holds. That's why when it came time to adopt a modern collaboration solution, they knew they needed a broad range of features. With Teams, they can collaborate from anywhere, embed pictures, co-author documents, and satisfy their long list of needs.

At Flood IT Support we know you're passionate about the future of digital solutions in your workplace. We want to help you modernize with a suite of tools that's right for your business. Contact us today to learn how we can help.

8th July 2020
Exposing the Top 4 Myths of Cloud Security

Security breaches and their business impact make the headlines frequently, underscoring the need for more stringent security.

In fact, 74% of IT leaders say security concerns are what holds them back from moving to the #cloud. What is the reality?

Get the real story from this eBook on four common myths about cloud security and #MSCloud facts. To get started, contact us to have your questions answered about Windows 10 and Microsoft 365 Business solutions from Flood IT Support.

7th July 2020
Microsoft Teams increases collaboration in the modern workplace at Microsoft

Microsoft is internally changing the way they collaborate. But change isn't automatic. That's why they spent a lot of time planning their move to their collaboration solution--Microsoft Teams. By creating a plan and adopting a proven strategy, Microsoft cut down on their adoption time and led a successful transition to Teams. The collaboration and teamwork at Microsoft are better than ever, and you can see similar results at your organization.

At Flood IT Support, we want you to find and adopt the collaboration solutions that are right for your business. Contact us today to learn how we can help.

7th July 2020
Increase Productivity and Security with Windows and Office

According to @BCG, 61% of employees believe effective business tools are vital to offering faster services. Work smarter, not harder. Protect your everyday business, while saving time and resources.

With #Windows 10 and #Office365, you can increase productivity, ensure security, and reduce cost. Get modern with Flood IT Support and Microsoft.

7th July 2020
Do more with Microsoft Teams

According to a ClearCompany survey, 97% of employees and executives believe lack of alignment within a team impacts the outcome of a task or project. To facilitate communication and alignment in your organization, make sure you have the proper tools for the job. With a platform like Teams, you can freely collaborate, ensuring your team can gain clarity and proper alignment on all your projects.

At Flood IT Support, we have the tools and experienced staff you need to plan and adopt a new workplace solution. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with your next move.

1st July 2020
4 Proven Ways To Accelerate Your Growth From Startup To Thriving SMB

In 2018, SMBs suffered over 1,200 data breaches exposing 446+ million records. Now that you know the facts, what is your small business doing to keep security, productivity and efficiency top of mind? For tips, check out this @Forbes article highlighting four ways to accelerate SMB growth and stay secure.

30th June 2020
How CIOs can promote diversity and inclusion

Is your workplace as diverse as it needs to be? If you're looking to create a more diverse workforce, there are a few things you can do to ensure you're getting the right talent. You can start by listening to your employees. Find out where they need support and how to deliver it to them. Business runs better when you have the right tools to promote communication within your organization.

At Flood IT Support, we have been helping businesses just like yours to facilitate communication and achieve more by planning and implementing the right digital solutions. Contact us today to find out more.

30th June 2020
Customer Story: Think Up Consulting Overview

Want to increase productivity and enhance security? Get Modern.

By adopting #Office365, @ThinkUpConsulting has quickly shifted 90% of its communications to #MicrosoftTeams and streamlined internal communication resulting in increased sales.

Moving to Teams was, "the biggest shift for our organization from a collaboration standpoint." Grow your business and #GetModern today!

Our team at Flood IT Support can help you drive sales. Contact us to learn more.

30th June 2020
Customer story: John's Crazy Socks shows the world what employees with disabilities can achieve

If you're looking for an example of what is possible when you give people a chance, look no further than the father and son duo at John's Crazy Socks. John and his father, Mark, created the company to spread happiness and show the world what employees with different abilities can achieve. With 35 employees--16 with disabilities--John's Crazy Socks is unlocking the potential of the workers they employ.

At Flood IT Support, we want you to have the tools you need to achieve more. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you integrate a solution that allows you to unlock the potential of your team.

24th June 2020
Unblocking Teamwork: Four tools and strategies to improve collaboration

According to Cummins CIO, Sherry Aaholm, "Millennials--who make up 57% of our workforce--expect to collaborate in real time, with video calls, texting, and coauthoring."

Do you have the right tools to support your employees? You may want to consider modernizing your workplace with solutions like Microsoft Teams.

At Flood IT Support, we want you to have a powerful collaboration and communication solution designed to meet the diverse work styles and needs of every group within your workforce. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you plan and implement a modern digital workplace.

23rd June 2020
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When support for Windows 7 and Microsoft 365 Business ends, outdated file sharing methods and skyrocketing numbers of devices and apps may put customers' sensitive data at risk. How do you stay current and secure?

#GetModern with Flood IT Support and Microsoft! Subscribe now to discover how you can increase productivity, enhance security and reduce costs with #Windows 10 and #Office365.

23rd June 2020
Introducing Microsoft Teams

According to IWG, as many as 70% of employees work remotely at least one day each week. With a distributed workforce, individual team members and diverse employees bring different expectations, preferences, and tool demands. That's why it's important to have the right tools that everyone knows. Adopting a familiar modern workplace with solutions like Microsoft Teams can help bring your workforce together.

At Flood IT Support, we have the expertise and experience to help you integrate the modern workplace you need to achieve more. Contact us today to learn more on how we can help.

23rd June 2020
Customer Story: Think Up Consulting

Looking to accelerate your small business? Discover how @thinkingup streamlines internal processes, enhances security and reduces costs with #Office365 on #Windows 10 devices.

With a focus on brand strategy, change management and strategic consulting, Think Up helps global brands make deep, lasting connections with customers. Discover how Microsoft 365 Business streamlines internal collaboration to dramatically increase productivity, enabling the company to achieve more.

#GetModern with Flood IT Support and Microsoft.

17th June 2020
Top 10 Security Deployment Actions with Microsoft 365

Threats come from all areas, from malware attacks to compromised user credentials, and even accidental data leaks caused by human error. Naturally, it follows that an effective security system should have tools to cover all these areas.

Using tools like Azure Active Directory and Single Sign On, you can protect your system from common user credential problems while Azure Information Protection can keep your data encrypted and secure even if it's shared outside of your system.

We understand the security problems facing your business are far from simple, which is why our multifaceted solution contains tools to address each one.

17th June 2020
Top 10 Security Deployment Actions with Microsoft 365

Threats come from all areas, from malware attacks to compromised user credentials, and even accidental data leaks caused by human error. Naturally, it follows that an effective security system should have tools to cover all these areas.

Using tools like Azure Active Directory and Single Sign On, you can protect your system from common user credential problems while Azure Information Protection can keep your data encrypted and secure even if it's shared outside of your system.

We understand the security problems facing your business are far from simple, which is why our multifaceted solution contains tools to address each one.

16th June 2020
Encouraging and enabling collaboration in modern workplace

IT shouldn't be a bottleneck for collaboration, yet it happens more often than you think. It's easy to fall into a gatekeeper mindset, but as professionals, it's important to remember the mission of your IT department. As an IT pro, your role should be to enable and support your fellow employees. Adopting a facilitator mindset can benefit the productivity of workers and the firm.

At Flood IT Support, we want you to have the right platform to match your mindset. Let's chat about the best ways to get you started.

16th June 2020
Office 365 keeps your business compliant - around the clock

Data security is a very serious and very personal concern for your customers. With Microsoft 365, you can show your customers your genuine commitment to their data security.

Microsoft is confident and committed to its security solutions. They offer phone support for critical issues 24/7 that can be taken all the way up to the Office 365 development team, depending on your subscription. You can feel confident with the support you need to keep your customer data secure.

At Flood IT Support, we want to help your business build strong trust with your customers. Contact us to learn more.

16th June 2020
Customer story: Centrica give their people a voice with Yammer

Explore how international energy and services company, Centrica, used Yammer to give their people a voice and to get ideas to the senior leaders and improve the business from the bottom up.

At Flood IT Support, we know the power of teamwork and tech to improve communication, increase productivity, and accelerate time to market. Contact us today to learn more about unlocking your business possibilities.

11th June 2020
Breakthrough teamwork tools: 4 tips to identify what works for you

Even though your team is working from home, you know they can be so successful. You know they can do more. This eBook can show you how to empower your employees to connect and collaborate easier using teamwork tools. Learn how to communicate without effort, be more productive through better integration, customize features, and work with confidence. Start reading today!

10th June 2020
The future of work: Empowering people and organizations to achieve more

78% of senior executives from enterprise businesses believe fostering modern workplace strategies is important, but only 31% believe their company is forward-looking enough in its approach to doing so. Don't fall behind the digital technology curve.

At Flood IT Support, we want to help you modernize your workplace to foster creativity, productivity, and innovation so you can achieve more. Contact us today to learn more on how we can help you adopt new solutions like Microsoft Teams. Streamline collaboration and put your company back on track with a modern workplace solution.

10th June 2020
I have solutions from many vendors in my IT environment. How can Microsoft help me secure our entire digital landscape?

For Microsoft 365 to truly be a comprehensive solution for your business and reduce the burden on your IT teams, it needs to secure more than just Microsoft products.

That's why Microsoft 365 is built to protect your data wherever it lives, whether in your on-premises server or on the cloud on Windows or Linux, and wherever it goes, even when documents travel to non-Microsoft platforms.

At Flood IT Support, we want to support your IT teams in keeping your data secure, no matter where it goes. Contact us to learn more.

10th June 2020
Microsoft Teams, the hub for teamwork in Office 365

According to a recent study, 80% of employee time is spent collaborating with others. That's 4 days of each work week spent on teamwork. If you don't have a collaborative environment for your workers, you may find it takes a long time to make decisions, go to market, and respond to customers.

At Flood IT Support, we have a team of experienced professionals. We want to help you plan and integrate new solutions like Microsoft Teams that can help you boost productivity by 17%. Contact us today to learn more about how we're positioned to help you achieve more.

9th June 2020
Empowering remote work with Microsoft Teams

With employees still working from home, fostering virtual connections is crucial. Empower your employees to stay connected and keep business running smoothly by leveraging Microsoft Teams. This infographic shows you how you can help your employees embrace online communication, stay focused on meetings, share content easily, and stay connected with each other. This infographic shows you how.

9th June 2020
How small businesses can safeguard their data

A new malware specimen is released every 4.2 seconds. As a small business owner, how can you be expected to keep up with the ever-shifting threats?

Luckily, you can rely on someone with a bit more resources and experience. Microsoft is continually pulling from their threat intelligence network to stay on top of the latest threats and keep your business protected in the changing landscape.

At Flood IT Support, we want to set your business up for success with access to the tools and experience you need to stay protected from threats. Contact us to learn more.

9th June 2020
5 Ways to Be More Efficient While Working From Home

While working from home, it can be easy for the day to slip away. But there are ways you can be more efficient. Optimize your time away from the office and be productive even if you are sitting at the kitchen table by trying these 5 tips from Entrepreneur. Suggestions include establishing a routine, determining priorities, eliminating distractions, and more.

3rd June 2020
How can Microsoft help me understand my current security posture and get recommendations on how to improve?

Managing security can be overwhelming, especially for a large enterprise. Piecing together a web of disconnected security programs and strategies to address individual problems only adds to the confusion.

Microsoft 365 gives you the tools to gain visibility across your current security posture, address current problems, and provide strategies to protect your organization moving forward.

Enterprise-wide security suddenly became manageable. At Flood IT Support, we can't wait to help you get started. Contact us to learn more.

3rd June 2020
How collaboration can work for business

Empowering your employees is a key aspect of driving your company forward. Using collaboration to empower employees is one of the best ways to ensure success. While the methods of empowerment haven't changed, the tools certainly have. With modern workplace solutions, you can foster teamwork and collaboration on a whole new level, allowing your employees to connect wherever they are in the world.

At Flood IT Support, we can help you plan and implement solutions like Microsoft Teams that will give your employees the freedom to collaborate. Contact us today to learn more.

3rd June 2020
Your Data is Safe with Office 365

As a small business owner, we know you wear a lot of hats. One of the most difficult and yet most important is that of security manager. With threats constantly evolving, it can be stressful to embrace new technologies with confidence. Is the benefit worth the risk and headache?

When you switch to Office 365, you can pass the role of security expert on to Microsoft, who use their expansive resources and experience to provide you with top-notch security that stays ahead of the latest threats all while enjoying freedom and flexibility that comes with operating your business on the cloud.

Don't delay any longer, contact us to get started.

2nd June 2020
Customer story: Razer plays to win, gains advantage in global gaming industry with Microsoft 365

At gaming computer company, Razer, teamwork is paramount when it comes to engineering new gaming tools. That's why they use Microsoft 365 and Teams to facilitate communication within their distributed workforce. The single platform for all their collaborative needs simplifies processes, especially in the IT department. With this platform, they can make sure employee assets are all up-to-date with the latest security features and more.

If you're interested in increasing your collaborative potential, contact Flood IT Support today. We have years of experience in the industry and we want to help you succeed.

2nd June 2020
Run effective meetings with Microsoft Teams

Even if you and your team are working from home, you still need meetings to keep the business moving. However, meetings—both in-person and virtual can too often be unproductive. As all meetings move remote, it's more important than ever to keep them engaging and productive. Microsoft can show you how. This virtual class from a Microsoft training specialist covers tips to make the most of your Microsoft Teams meetings from beginning to end.

2nd June 2020
Stop Marketing to Millennials or Gen-Z and Start Marketing to Tribes

Still marketing based on traditional demographic information? "We live in a post-demographic world," writes Kian Bakhtiari, "where patterns of behavior can no longer be predicted by age alone." Instead, Bakhtiari, who writes about marketing with a Gen-Z and Millennial lens, says marketers need to understand tribes, which are created and fueled by a shared mindset. People's attitudes, behaviors, and needs are the new demographics. You'll have a deeper understanding by reading the complete article: "Stop Marketing to Millennials or Gen-Z and Start Marketing to Tribes."

29th May 2020
Get started with Microsoft Teams quick start

Microsoft Teams can help your remote employees feel more connected and be more productive regardless of department. In this guide, you'll discover actionable tips and tricks to make the most of Teams for all your employees—marketing, sales, finance, HR, IT, engineering, and project management. Learn how now.

28th May 2020
Unblocking Teamwork: four tools and strategies to improve collaboration

Collaboration is becoming increasingly important in workplace culture, but COVID-19 is isolating employees and collaboration could be more of a challenge. Microsoft Teams can help. This Microsoft eBook shares tips and tricks on how you can use Teams to overcome blockers to collaboration—like too many apps and tools or inefficient virtual meetings. Discover how you can drive collaboration with this tool.

28th May 2020
How do I find and manage shadow IT and rogue devices, and put policies in place to ensure we remain secure?

Picture this: your sales team leader excitedly tells you about their new plan to use cloud apps and the latest devices to become more mobile and better reach clients. As the security advisor, your first thought is that more endpoints mean more risk for data security.

With the tools from Microsoft 365, you don't have to stress anymore. You can analyze the risk of each app used, monitor for login attempts from suspicious devices, and protect sensitive data wherever it travels--all through Microsoft 365.

Don't let security concerns stand in the way of progress. Give your IT team the tools they need to help the rest of your business thrive.

28th May 2020
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Teamwork makes the dream work. The saying may be an oldie, but it's still a goodie. To foster unique and talented people that want to drive your brand and business forward, teamwork must play a vital role.

Promoting teamwork once meant scheduling company picnics and trust falls, but today it means giving your workers the tools they need to communicate seamlessly with anyone, anywhere in the world. It means modernizing your workplace to support seamless collaboration.

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27th May 2020
Five Tips to Enhance Your Company's Value Proposition by Defining Your Core Values

Are your core values clear to your team? How about prospective employees? "Too many companies neglect to practice or even define their core values," writes Karen Rice, HR VP at Slickdeals. She warns that if you don't clearly define what you stand for—in your materials and with your team—then they essentially get defined for you and not always as you would like.

Your value proposition is what sets your organization apart from the rest. It is the main reason customers buy from you (and not your competitors). Since you'll use your value proposition for all your sales and marketing materials, it's worth the investment of time and energy now.

Read "Five Tips to Enhance Your Company's Value Proposition by Defining Your Core Values" to learn straightforward tips on defining your core values, so you create or update your value proposition accordingly.

27th May 2020
Introducing Microsoft Teams: empowering remote work

Enforce social distancing and remain working from home while also keeping your business running. No matter where you and your employees work, Microsoft Teams can be your hub for all files, conversations, and meetings. See what this one-stop-shop can do for your connection, collaboration, and productivity.

27th May 2020
Defend, protect, secure. IT heroes in action.

The IT professionals in your office do far more than just help you reset your password or recover files from a crashed computer. From the first thing Monday morning onward, these heroes are hard at work protecting your organization.

IT is always at the ready to respond to threats when detected through tools like Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and Cloud App Security, all while laying the groundwork to avoid future attacks.

The security features in Microsoft 365 can help your IT heroes perform their jobs more effectively. Give them the help they deserve with tools that benefit your entire organization. Contact us to learn more.

26th May 2020
Customer story: City of Westminster College | What is voice?

At the City of Westminster College, Kabir is a student who is hard of hearing and communicates through an interpreter. The process is cumbersome. But when the school adopted Microsoft Teams, Kabir and his class started communicating effortlessly.

The modern workplace facilitates teamwork, and students like Kabir can now collaborate at levels not possible before. Your business can collaborate better by integrating similar tools. At Flood IT Support, we have the experience to help you streamline the adoption of a new collaborative solution. Contact us today to learn more on how we can help.

26th May 2020
Company Culture and Core Values

A company's core values set the tone for everything: employee interactions and meetings, written materials, website and social platforms, customer service...the list doesn't end. This is why it's crucial that you talk about the core principles that define your company—if you don't talk about them, it likely means you're not comfortable with them. Team members need to know what their company stands for. To stay current with thought leadership topics, subscribe to Flood IT Support today!

26th May 2020
9 ways to make working from home more joyful - The Aesthetics of Joy

Are you finding joy as you work from home? So many employees are still working from home offices, and remote work can be challenging. But there are ways you can make it better. Perhaps you can enhance and beautify your workspace. Maybe you can take more steps for more self-care, take breaks, or set boundaries—these are just a few ideas! Read on for more.

20th May 2020
Protect your data in files, apps, and devices, within and across an organization

Mobility has become a staple of the modern workplace, offering flexibility to employees and greater productivity to employers. However, this flexibility often requires that employees use their own devices to work when out of office. So how can you protect your data without losing the benefits of "bring your own device?"

Tools such as Azure Active Directory and Microsoft Intune can help you manage access to your data and company networks without invading employee privacy.

At Flood IT Support, we want you to get the most out of what technology has to offer. Contact us to learn more.

20th May 2020
3 ways online collaboration tools can boost company productivity

Businesses worldwide are looking for online productivity tools to help their organizations keep information flowing at the speed their industry requires. Mercedes-Benz USA is one such company. They use virtual training and webinars to help employees get the training they need quickly and enable customers to get the information they require before making a purchase decision.

At Flood IT Support, we have the industry expertise to help your team adopt best-in-class sharing and collaboration tools. Contact us today to learn more.

19th May 2020
Customer Story: BP deploys Microsoft 365 to improve user experience and security

In an ever-changing security landscape, how do you keep users, devices, and data across 80 countries protected? For BP, they use Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection that can compile information and identify possible threats more effectively than ever before. So effective in fact, that they put it on all 30,000 Windows 10 devices they have deployed across the world.

And this is just one of the many security tools from Microsoft 365 Enterprise E5 that BP is relying on to remain secure as they continue to transform their company. Learn more about their security journey in this video.

19th May 2020
UK Banking Disrupted: Metro Bank Reinvents Customer Service with Microsoft

Metro Bank is one of the UK's most fastest growing banks, with 100% year-on-year growth. Their priority is putting the customer first and with Microsoft 365, they were able to do all of that and more. At Flood IT Support, we can help you do the same with a suite of solutions from Microsoft. We'll help you integrate those solutions to keep the speed and ease of communication going in an otherwise chaotic time. Contact us for more information.

19th May 2020
J. Walter Thompson breaks new ground with Microsoft collaboration tools

"Given we're such a distributed business across many different countries, we've really embraced those virtual forms of communication."

Even before COVID-19 and social distancing, employees at this global marketing communication company used Microsoft Teams to stay connected around the world. Watch the video to discover the importance of staying connected and collaborating virtually so business can run smoothly.

13th May 2020
Discover threats quickly, remediate immediately, and mitigate the impact of malware and breaches

A truly comprehensive security system does more than just provide "locks" for the entrances to a network, it searches for and reacts to threats that may have already entered the system.

The Advanced Threat Protection integrated throughout Microsoft 365 monitors and protects everything from data, to endpoints, to user identities. These tools are always working behind the scenes to keep your business secure, keeping you in the loop without overwhelming you with information.

At Flood IT Support, we believe in securing your business with a holistic strategy. Contact us to learn more.

13th May 2020
Making the shift to a modern desktop with Microsoft 365

Making the shift to a modern desktop removes the pain of keeping your desktop environment secure with built-in protection and easy access to security updates. With a solution like Windows 10, you can improve information protection and integrate identity and access management. If you're considering deploying new PCs or getting PCs up to standard, consider doing so with Flood IT Support. We have years of experience bringing desktops up to par with the latest digital security solutions. If you'd like to learn more about how to plan, implement, and optimize your IT assets, contact us today to learn how.

13th May 2020
Breaches happen. Learn how to protect your organization.

With a cleverly worded email and one unfortunate click, a hacker can gain access to your system within minutes, and stay there for an average of 286 days before being detected.

How can you avoid this scenario? Check out this infographic to learn about the three most common ways hackers can gain access to your system and the holistic approach Microsoft 365 takes to keep them out.

At Flood IT Support, our goal is to keep your business running without interruptions while remaining secure. Contact us to learn more.

12th May 2020
Microsoft 365 Windows 10 Flyer

IT security is more important than ever before. That's why it's essential for you to have the safest and most up-to-date platform on the market. Windows 10 combines sensors with a powerful security cloud service to detect, identify, and respond to threats. So, with access to these great tools, why haven't you integrated them?

While these tools are great at safeguarding systems, at Flood IT Support, we know using them isn't always easy. That's why as industry experts, we want to help you modernize your IT solutions and upgrade you to the modern desktop. Contact us today to learn more.

7th May 2020
Workplace agility: The true secret to improving productivity and efficiency

Today, employees are demanding more flexible working conditions. Some companies are implementing "work when you need to" models by measuring job KPIs instead of hours logged. It's one way to ensure your employees have the flexibility they need to put their personal and work lives in balance. To achieve that level of collaboration, you need the right tools. With a modern desktop, your team can work from anywhere seamlessly.

At Flood IT Support, we specialize in helping businesses just like yours to implement the best tech on the market. Contact us to find out how we can help you transition to a modern workplace.

7th May 2020
Conduct PLC meetings in Teams

COVID-19 has necessitated many schools and universities making remote learning available. While it's natural to focus on student learning in the virtual classroom, it's just as important to consider teachers' needs for professional development and colleague collaboration. Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) are built into Microsoft Teams, and it's free! We understand you may have questions on how your school can leverage remote learning and we encourage you to view on-demand Teams webinars - sign up here.

6th May 2020
A breach is inevitable. How can Microsoft help me detect and respond fast?

With a sinking feeling, you discover your network has been hacked. Questions race through your mind: How did this happen? What have they done inside our network? What information have we lost?

With the right tools, there is no need to panic. Microsoft 365 E5 can help you visualize an attacker's movement through your system, recommend where to focus your investigation, and help recover files in OneDrive.

Security breaches are never fun, but they don't have to be devastating. Contact Flood IT Support to learn more about how to better protect your business, even from the worst-case scenario.

6th May 2020
Staying productive while working remotely with Microsoft Teams

The COVID-19 outbreak has quickly changed the way the world goes to work. Everyone is adjusting to meetings, chatting, and collaborating exclusively online. This blog post shares the top tips from the team behind Teams on how to make working from home productive and healthy.

6th May 2020
How to manage meetings in Microsoft Teams

More people are working from home during the COVID-19 crisis and remote meetings have become a vital part of the workday. Microsoft Teams makes meeting remotely easy and efficient. Watch this video to see how!

5th May 2020
Customer Story: Guarding university data with a holistic security model

As compared to most businesses, universities have significantly less control over endpoints, such as devices used and the thousands of student user credentials they must give out each year. This makes them especially vulnerable to cyberattacks.

The University of Arizona realized this, so when it came time to overhaul their internal network, CatNet, they prioritized the implementation of a holistic security solution. They found that the solution with Microsoft was uniquely prepared to deliver a forward-thinking security system designed to meet the specific needs of a university.

Even in "risky" situations, effective, holistic security and peace of mind is achievable. Contact us to learn more.

5th May 2020
Customer story: Goodyear

Goodyear's mission is to deliver innovative solutions that keep the world moving. But to keep their own team driving forward, they needed a solution that would help keep them connected in the dispersed operating environment they're in today. With tools like Office 365, Goodyear can collaborate easier and faster than ever before.

You can collaborate and innovate as fast as Goodyear with the right set of tools. At Flood IT Support, we have the industry knowledge you need to help you become more productive with a modern desktop solution. Contact us today to learn more.

5th May 2020
How to maintain your mental health while working from home

As COVID19 continues to be a global health crisis, don't forget to take care of your mental health. In a time of uncertainty and isolation, there are steps you can take to maintain your mental health while working remotely. Fast Company has a few ideas to get you started. Tips range from acknowledging the impact to recognizing your needs to streamlining work and more.

30th April 2020
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30th April 2020
Remote staff meeting with Teams

The need for remote learning continues to surge globally due to COVID-19. Microsoft alongside many of our partners offer free tools such as Office 365 and Teams to schools. Administrators and teachers find Teams useful not only for the classroom, but also for organizing Professional Learning Communities and Staff teams. Attending remote meetings is easy with all the built-in features provided. We understand you may have questions on how your school can leverage remote learning and we encourage you to view upcoming and on-demand Teams webinars - sign up here: https://microsoftteams.eventbuilder.com/TeamsEducation.

29th April 2020
Microsoft Security Intelligence Report: Volume 23

Botnets, hacker methods, and ransomware, oh my!

After compiling information across 100 countries and millions of computers, Microsoft has identified the latest threats affecting digital security. In this report, take a deep dive into the aforementioned topics to discover how your business might be at risk and steps you can take to protect yourself.

At Flood IT Support, we believe that protecting your business starts by arming yourself with information. Contact us to learn more.

29th April 2020
Deploying Windows 10 at Microsoft as an in-place upgrade

When Microsoft Core Services Engineering and Operations (CSEO), deployed Windows 10 across their network, they created a deployment plan to help other users do it faster. They addressed compatibility issues, reduced the cost and management of deployments, and improved user readiness and installation experience. If you haven't upgraded to Windows 10, we can help.

29th April 2020
Remote working checklist

More and more people are working from home because of the COVID-19 crisis. Check out this infographic for tips on saying productive and maintaining healthy boundaries while working remotely.

28th April 2020
Microsoft identity-driven security

"In more than 63 percent of data breaches, hackers gain corporate network access through weak, default, or stolen user credentials."

Using outdated multiple-password security is like leaving your front door unlocked for attackers. That's why Microsoft developed Azure Active Directory Premium, which keeps your front door locked and bolted with features such as a single, secure sign on for all apps for each employee and multi-factor identification to make your network less password reliant.

Microsoft recognizes the importance of identity-driven security and their holistic strategy doesn't stop there. Check out this infographic to learn more.

28th April 2020
Microsoft 365 Office Flyer

Customers expect transparency from every company they do business with. It's important to have the right IT solution that makes privacy, security, and transparency easy, especially with a growing number of cyberthreats.

At Flood IT Support, we want our customers to be more secure than ever, safeguarded against cybercriminals and cyberattacks. We can help you integrate solutions with proactive capabilities and anomaly detection policies. Together, we can ensure that all your devices are protected. Contact us today to learn more.

28th April 2020
Welcome to Microsoft Teams

With more people working from home because of the COVID-19 crisis, Microsoft Teams can help your employees stay connected and collaborative. Watch this video to discover how you can empower your employees and foster collaboration while working remotely.

24th April 2020
How do we design workplaces for maximum productivity?

Defining productivity when it comes to human performance is tough. But many factors can positively and negatively affect performance. Dr. Agarwal believes that ergonomics, or the aim of creating a comfortable place for people to use every day, is one such factor. Since employees use computers every day, implementing a modern desktop is one solution to increase employee productivity through flexibility and connectivity. You can realize these benefits as well. At Flood IT Support, we're adept at helping companies just like yours to implement modern desktop solutions. Contact us to find out how we can help.

22nd April 2020
Roadmap of Learning Topics

Here's a quick glance of the 10-week program we have developed with you in mind. Our partners deserve clear communication, quality marketing materials, and organized delivery. We hope we've delivered. Get ready to improve your marketing mojo. View: Roadmap of Learning Topics

21st April 2020
The Importance Of Creating A Digitally Cultured Workplace

Have you fully adopted the digitally cultured workspace? In this article, Tony Holbrook writes, "Digital technology influences everything. Our society has been fundamentally changed by the rise of things like mobile devices. They've altered the way we interact socially and are at the core of an increasingly digital shift in the nature of commercial relationships."

Click the link to learn more on the various aspects of embracing and maximizing this shift with clear and actionable advice.

21st April 2020
Grade assignments in Teams

Educators seek robust learning opportunities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with remote learning at the forefront of viable options. To support a swift transition, Microsoft and its partners continue to offer free tools like Office 365 and Teams to schools. Teams brings together conversations, content, assignments and apps all in one place. Some schools already use Teams and others are researching options for their students. We understand you may have questions on how your school can leverage remote learning and we encourage you to view upcoming and on-demand Teams webinars to learn more - sign up here.

21st April 2020
Microsoft 365 Holistic Security

No matter where your job takes you, Microsoft 365 can adapt to your security needs, keeping company information safe without hindering you day to day. Check out how Microsoft 365 delivers comprehensive security for employees who are always on the go.

21st April 2020
Customer story: Dell

Dell wants to provide a world-class digital experience for their team members and that begins by providing them with a modern desktop experience. To make the shift to a modern desktop, Dell wanted to ensure that they would not only see an increase in productivity but an increase in security as well. This is an important part of transitioning to a modern desktop, and at Flood IT Support, we take it seriously. We've helped businesses just like yours to plan, integrate, and refine their modern desktop solutions. Contact us to find out how we can help you shift to a modern desktop today.

21st April 2020
Microsoft AI Commercial Featuring Common

Technology is possibility. It's adaptability. It's capability. And still, it's only a tool. It's not about what technology can do—it's about what YOU can do with it! #getinspired #microsoft

21st April 2020
A day in the life of the remote worker

What does a day in your life look like when you work remotely? As more workers are staying home to stay safe, the working day is changing. But you can help your team stay connected, stay on schedule, and keep up their great work with Microsoft Teams. This infographic will help you understand how

20th April 2020
Say hello to Microsoft Teams

During this unprecedented time of remote work and social distancing, are you looking for ways to help your team stay connected while working remotely? Do you wish there was an easier way to collaborate? Microsoft Teams can help. In this 30-minute instructor-led training, you can see real-world scenarios of Teams in action to learn about the advantages of Teams and how it could help your business moving forward. Classes are filling up quickly, so register soon! Microsoft will be adding more classes, but you are invited to view the training on-demand today.

20th April 2020
Our commitment to customers during COVID-19

With COVID-19 continuing to impact people and businesses in countries around the world, Microsoft remains dedicated to the health and safety of our teams, customers, and communities. One way Microsoft can help ensure health and safety is with remote work, made easier through the Teams app. Read what leadership has to say about making Teams available for all and what they are doing to ensure the app continues running smoothly so you can stay connected during this challenging and unprecedented time.

15th April 2020
A Closer Look At Hybrid-Cloud And Multi-Cloud Approaches

Are you flirting with IT disaster? If you're not on the cloud, you're not able to take advantage of the security and privacy regulation benefits that a modern cloud infrastructure can provide--not to mention the cost savings from using cloud disaster recovery solutions like Azure Site Recovery. Integrating cloud solutions may be intimidating, but you have a resource that can help. At Flood IT Support, we specialize in helping businesses to transfer some or all of their data and infrastructure to the cloud. Contact us to learn more about the value we can bring to your cloud transition journey today.

15th April 2020
4 tips for working from home with Microsoft Teams

Make sure you and your team are taking full advantage of Microsoft Teams to stay connected and drive productivity. In this blog, learn 4 best practices to help you make the most of meetings, customize your workspace, and more. Learn how:

15th April 2020
Intelligent security for the modern workplace

Imagine if you could automatically identify sensitive data, eliminate passwords, detect, isolate and remediate a compromised endpoint from a single location, and gain immediate insights into your security posture. Thanks to Azure Advanced Threat Protection, Flood IT Support can empower you to do all of this and more. Subscribe now!

14th April 2020
Increasing employee productivity with Microsoft Search in Bing and PowerApps

You want your employees to be their most creative, innovative, and productive always. So does Microsoft. To improve their employee experience, Microsoft implemented Microsoft Search in Bing to enhance the discoverability of information, people, and apps. It helps their employees to find internal resources and complete common tasks in one place. Now you can take those same tools and create a modern IT infrastructure for your employees, and we can help. At Flood IT Support, we have years of experience helping businesses just like yours update and modernize their IT. Contact us today to learn more.

14th April 2020
Catholic Education WA (CEWA) fires up Teams and Office 365 for Virtual School Network, expands student opportunities | Microsoft EDU

COVID-19 forces us to rethink traditional education delivery such as a brick and mortar school, to reconsider what optimal learning environments look like at different times. While remote learning has existed for decades, more educators are examining the tools and resources available to support students and their need to satisfy mastery of content and grade level learning objectives. Some schools already use Microsoft Teams, which brings together conversations, content, assignments and apps all in one place. We understand you may have questions on how your school can leverage remote learning and we encourage you to view upcoming and on-demand Teams webinars - sign up here.

14th April 2020
Customer story: Thomson Reuters with Azure SQL Services

The most important benefit for your organization should be the tremendous boon to security. Thomson Reuters needed to create a system that automated their invoice processing. With millions of invoices per year, it made sense to streamline communication and advance their business to the next level. While your business may not have the same resources, you should be doing the same thing. If you're wondering how, you need to contact Flood IT Support. We help businesses just like yours to make forward progress in the digital age. Contact us to find out how we can help.

14th April 2020
Microsoft 365 Powered Device Pilot Datasheet

Whether you're looking to bring more security to your organization or enhance productivity, a modern desktop can help. With the constantly changing requirements coming down from regulatory bodies across the world, it's important to have a safe and secure operating environment that enables employees and staff the ability to communicate effectively and increase productivity. Take care of your employees and customers with a modern set of tools. At Flood IT Support, we know how to help you bring the latest and greatest into your organization. Contact us to find out how we can help.

14th April 2020
The Unsung Volume 1: The Gripping Security Story of Microsoft 365

Explore the story of The Unsung, the security heroes who ensure our data remains safe and secure from "faceless foes," those who steal or corrupt corporate data for their own personal gains. Read More...

13th April 2020
Stay Connected with Teams

This video highlights how Teams helps people stay connected—even while social distancing. It briefly and visually covers a variety of Microsoft Teams features, showing you how to communicate and collaborate easily. Watch this short video to see how you can empower your team.

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