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Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards 2019

Content and Code (an IT Lab Group Company) recognised as finalist for 2019 Microsoft Customer Experience and Modern Workplace Transformation Awards respectively. Content and Code (an IT Lab Group Company) are today delighted to announce that we have been named...

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Accessibility – Inclusion For Everyone

Over 10 million people in the UK are registered as disabled. More than one billion people around the world need assistive products to enable independence and productivity. The shocking reality is that only 1 in 10 people actually have access to these kinds of...

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Getting group users using UnifiedGroupsUtility Class

PnP Core online framework provides a fantastic class called “UnifiedGroupsUtility” which has several methods related to groups. It uses Graph Service to do all the operations. In this post we will be looking into to how to get the users in a particular group. High...

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Intune MAM: Managing Corporate Data on BYOD

In 2019 the use of Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) is becoming more and more prevalent in the modern workspace. End-users now expect to be able to use their own devices for both business and personal use. They expect a seamless user experience as well. The question that...

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How to build a Microsoft Teams Communications Plan

Microsoft Teams is by far one of the hottest new platforms on the market now. It’s safe to say, now that the dust has settled, that this is Microsoft’s most disruptive innovation in recent years. Teams is revolutionising the way users work with one another by giving...

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Announcement: Content and Code will be joining IT Lab

Today we're delighted to announce that Content and Code will be joining IT Lab. The coming together of these two great companies represents an amazing opportunity for our clients. We've always been about changing the way the world works. Helping our clients digitally...

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Ignite Announcements: Modern SharePoint, Teams, Search

Continuing with our top announcements from Ignite, we saw again Microsoft focus on the improvements around Modern Teamwork capabilities and a renewed effort to improve the modern SharePoint experience. We mentioned in our first Ignite announcements post that Microsoft...

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Day 1 – Microsoft Ignite Keynotes and Announcements

We’re excited to have a dedicated team from across Content and Code in attendance at this year’s Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida. We were very keen to ensure that we covered all basis this time round. To ensure that we can add value to each and every one of our...

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Our Microsoft MVPs in the Spotlight

We’re incredibly proud at Content and Code to have such a wide-ranging skill set amongst both our technical and operational staff. But following the arrival of our third Microsoft MVP, Vardhaman Deshpande, who has been recognised for his tireless efforts and thought...

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Should you fear the rise of Shadow IT?

Shadow IT, sounds pretty harmless right? But in reality, it can pose quite a few risks to your organisation if ignored and left unmanaged. What is Shadow IT? The term Shadow IT applies to hardware or software which is used within a business without the authorisation,...

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Firstline Workers and the Modern Workplace

Before we go into more detail about how a digital workplace can be a huge a benefit to Firstline workers, let's look at who Firstline workers are and what they do. Who are Firstline workers Firstline workers, also known as front-line, mobile or even deskless workers,...

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Office 365 Adoption: Training and Communications

Still with us? You've made it to mistakes 7 and 8, you're doing well here. We've taken you through 1-6 already, including underestimating employee resistance to change, lack of stakeholder buy-in and how to deliver ROI through change activities. Next up on our list of...

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The Impact of Enterprise Social Networking

What is Enterprise Social Networking? An Enterprise Social Network is an internal social network which is used to aid communication within a business. Enterprise social networking is the way in which an organisation uses a network to cover a vast range of activities...

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Office 365 Adoption: Delivering ROI

In our first post we have taken a look at the reasons why Office 365 adoption projects can fail if you do not take into account employee resistance. In this second post we'll be tacking the challenges of how to deliver ROI from an Office 365 investment and when to...

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Office 365 Adoption: overcoming resistance to change

The great thing about Office 365 is it includes a lot of tools you can use to be more productive, but just like having a tool box with everything you need and more. However, in many instances such a move could just go down as “yet another failed IT project”, if change...

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Increase in Default SharePoint Online Storage Allocations

Announcement. On 27th April 2018 Microsoft announced a 20x increase in SharePoint Online storage allocations. From 1st July 2018 storage quotas will begin to be increased to 1TB plus 10GB per user licence purchased – this is up from 0.5GB per user licence purchased....

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Office 365 vs. Shadow IT

The market for enterprise productivity tools has been dramatically shaken up in recent years by the emergence of Software as a Service (SaaS) models. Many of the traditional major players in the technology world – from SAP to Microsoft to IBM – who built their empires...

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Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the Year Awards 2018

Content and Code recognised as Winner for 2018 Microsoft Customer Experience Partner of the Year and Finalist for Microsoft Modern Workplace Teamwork Awards respectively. Content and Code are today delighted to announce that we have won the Microsoft Customer...

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SharePoint Migrations: Migrating External Content Types

A common challenge for any sort of SharePoint migration is how to address integration with other systems. Most systems can be migrated fairly easily in isolation but finding the best ways to handle interfaces to other systems, and the data logistics around performing...

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