Making Decisions at 200 MPH

Making Decisions at 200 MPH

Making the right decisions is (obviously) great for growing your business, but it's only one part of the picture. Often times, you also need to make those decisions fast and at the right time, which means information needs to be shared quickly and with the right people. Microsoft Teams provides a single platform for accomplishing all of these things, bringing together the features and capabilities you need to accelerate decision making chat, video calls, calendars and meetings, team channels, integrated apps, and more all in one convenient location. Perhaps more so than any other competition, NASCAR is a sport where just one second can mean the difference between first place and a distant tenth. As such, racing teams like Hendrick Motorsports are always searching for ways to shave off another fraction of a second in lap times.  To maximize performance, Hendrick Motorsports uses a custom Lap Analyzer tool to intake and analyze streaming race car telemetry, and shares this data across various...
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Maintaining Productivity With A Remote Workforce

Maintaining Productivity With A Remote Workforce

More than likely, you’ve seen the impact high-performing teams can have in business. What is the 'secret sauce' that enables some teams to flourish and others to flounder? That certainly can be a tricky question to answer. One thing is for certain, with an increase in work-from-home mandates and organization's desires to ensure productivity throughout their team - business leaders need to do their best to ensure they have an environment that fosters creativity, allows for the sharing of ideas instantly and easily across geographies and generations while staying in sync with colleagues. In a world where collaboration is how innovative work gets done, teams need work spaces and tools they’re comfortable using. It’s up to business leaders to make it easy for them to get both. The very nature of teams is evolving rapidly. There has never been a workforce with a more varied spectrum of workstyles, with more working millennials than ever, remote working commonplace, and productivity...
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Microsoft Teamwork Solutions

Microsoft Teamwork Solutions

Staying connected with communication tools from Office 365. It takes a village to turn ideas into realities. Teamwork is bringing people together to share information, work together, and accomplish common goals and objectives. When you have a place to create and make decisions as a team, there’s no limit to what you can achieve. Teamwork solutions from Microsoft provide a modern conversation experience for today’s teams. Now, you can bring everything together in a shared workspace where you can chat, meet, share files, and work with business apps. Powered by Office 365, Teamwork solutions from Microsoft empower people to express their ideas more effectively, promote a more flexible workplace, and reduce costs for customers. Finding secure, easy ways to connect across locations and time zones should be a high priority for companies seeking a competitive advantage in today’s quickly changing technology landscape. Luckily, Teamwork solutions from Microsoft provide a complete solution that connects your teams and resources and make it easier than ever to work together across organizations. Teamwork solutions from...
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Microsoft Teams: The Hub for Teamwork

Microsoft Teams: The Hub for Teamwork

With employees today accessing unsanctioned SaaS applications, dozens of ways to share files, and multiple communication channels, the modern workplace presents many challenges for teamwork. The good news is that there's a solution for you to help manage this. Microsoft Teams - the hub for teamwork in Office 365. Just over two years ago Microsoft introduced Microsoft 365. This integrated set of apps and services is designed to help users transform workplace collaboration, streamline business processes, and protect critical information. At the center of Microsoft 365 is Microsoft Teams. With more than 13 million daily users and 19 million weekly users - Teams is powering teamwork for users around the globe. With Teams, you can give your team built-in access to everything they need right in Office 365. Manage all your conversations, files, and tools in one workspace. Enjoy instant access to SharePoint, OneNote, Planner and Power BI. Create and edit documents right in Microsoft Teams. Speed employee onboarding with persistent conversations...
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Microsoft 365 Customer Story: TransBlue

Microsoft 365 Customer Story: TransBlue

Whether you are part of a large conglomerate or a small business like TransBlue, modernizing your workplace is a necessity if you want to keep up with customer demands and the competition. Running back and forth between jobsites can eat up time and resources, especially for a small business. TransBlue was still running their business the old-fashioned way when they updated their business infrastructure. TransBlue now uses Microsoft 365. The mobility enables them to cut out drives to the job that used to eat up an entire day. With a suite of tools at their disposal, Microsoft 365 provides TransBlue with the collaboration and mobility their employees need to stay productive. With tools like Microsoft Teams, they can have face-to-face meetings no matter where they are and upload and share on Teams with ease.  Your organization can benefit from the power of a modern workplace and your employees will thank you for using the suite of tools they already know and trust with Microsoft 365. Email us today to find out how we can help you plan your shift to...
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Streamline Data Management and Turn Communication Challenges into Opportunities

Streamline Data Management and Turn Communication Challenges into Opportunities

After several acquisitions and quick growth from a small and nimble company to a much larger group of properties and brands, Red Lion Hotels Corporation needed to digitally transform.   Using Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Teams, they improved employee connectivity and unified two legacy data management systems into a single, customized platform, addressing data-quality concerns and improving customer satisfaction.   At Oakwood Systems Group, Inc., we realize that technology affects not only companies, but also owners, staff, and customers. To learn how your organization can leverage smart technology to simplify your business and improve customer and employee relationships, contact us today. ...
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