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HoloLens is really cool - have you tried it yet? - By Synergy

HoloLens is really cool — have you tried it yet?

Post by Synergy 22 November, 2017

Two of our team recently got to try Microsoft’s augmented reality headset, HoloLens, that allows you to see 3D holograms in the environment you’re in. This is an extraordinary opportunity for built environment designers. Which sounds great, but is the actual experience of the device as good as the videos make it look? The answer is a resounding YES.

Socialise the enterprise - what we learned implementing an enterprise social network by Total Synergy

Socialise the enterprise — what we learned implementing an enterprise social network

Post by Synergy 27 January, 2017

Social communication has become a way of life for many people. Enterprise businesses are increasingly realising social media-style communications is an effective way of communicating inside an organisation. SMEs, though, don’t necessarily see the value in this type of system, or don’t have the resources to research and plan an implementation adequately. We did it at Total Synergy. Here's how it went.

Today, every business is a technology company by Total Synergy

Today, every business is a technology company

Post by Synergy 11 December, 2015

Cloud accounting technology expert Sholto Macpherson explores how businesses are taking advantage of cloud software to tear up traditional business models. [Originally published in the Synergy2014 event magazine.]

Interview - Microsoft Azure disaster recovery available to SMBs by Total Synergy

Interview - Microsoft Azure disaster recovery available to SMBs

Post by Synergy 10 December, 2015

The importance of backing up business data can’t be overstated. We’ve all experienced those heart-stopping moments where you realise something’s gone wrong with a server or computer and the things you thought were safely saved – documents, files, applications, databases – have gone. Of course, you knew this would happen one day and you have a backup. Don’t you?

Technology - the great enabler by Total Synergy

Technology – the great enabler

Post by Synergy 3 December, 2015

Technology is a key driver of change in the Australian (and global) AEC industry. Many architectural and engineering businesses tackle technology in different ways, but NGS Consulting Structural Engineers in Queensland is driving the adoption and use technology — and cloud in particular — as a key strategic approach to doing business and engineering.

Head in the clouds, feet on the ground - Office embraces the future by Total Synergy

Head in the clouds, feet on the ground – Microsoft Office embraces the future

Post by Synergy 3 December, 2015

Office 365 is the latest version of Office and it has taken flight as Microsoft’s fastest growing commercial product of all time. So what is Office 365, what does it offer and how does it work? To answer these questions we spoke to Microsoft Australia’s Office 365 consumer specialist Nicole Robinson about Office 365 Home Premium edition. [This article was first published in our Synergy2014 conference magazine.]

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