News & Blogs

Welcome. Within this section you can find all of the latest news from CPS, along with Blogs to guide you though your Digital Transformation journey with Microsoft technologies.

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    Press Releases
    CPS APPOINTS MICROSOFT MVP IAIN SMITH AS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES DIRECTOR TO LEAD THEIR UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION
    • 13 September,2019

    Today, CPS, the multi-award winning, Gold Certified Microsoft Partner, is delighted to announce the appointment of Iain Smith, who joins the company as Professional Services Director. Smith joins CPS from Modality Systems where he led their Professional Services team. Smith brings many accolades to CPS, including his globally recognised 6-year

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    Blog Posts
    MICROSOFT TO-DO IS GOOD FOR OUR MENTAL HEALTH
    • 30 August,2019

    It may seem like a strange statement to make and many will immediately deny it and talk about how a software product is not usually something that we consider good for our health, unless it is re-enforcing our belief that we are doing enough exercise! The reason I believe that

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    Press Releases
    LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP INTO SHAREPOINT
    • 13 August,2019

    Kevin McDonnell, Solution Architect (Office 365) at CPS, has been invited to present at the Collab365 SharePoint Summit taking place online on the 10th-12th September 2019. “Getting started with a SharePoint framework requires a number of areas to come together” said Kevin, “once an organisation’s environment is ready and they

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    Press Releases
    TO DO OR NOT TO DO?… HOW TO MANAGE TASKS EFFECTIVELY
    • 02 August,2019

    Alan Eardley, Head of Solution Design at CPS, has been invited to speak at SharePoint Saturday Stockholm on the 14th September 2019, and delve into the various tools available to help manage day to day business tasks more effectively. “We all have to-do lists” said Alan. “Many of us work

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    Blog Posts
    ACCESSIBILITY – INCLUSIVE BY DESIGN
    • 25 July,2019

    In the last 25 years, much has changed in the world of accessibility.  The increased use of technology has been a significant factor contributing the most changes to the way we work. The Disability Discrimination Act (1995)  was "An Act to make it unlawful to discriminate against disabled persons in

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    Blog Posts
    AGILE ON THE BEACH
    • 15 July,2019

    Agile on the Beach (AOTB) sounds great.  Let's face it, a conference on a beach, how could that not be great!   In its 9 years of running AOTB has built a reputation for having quality speakers presenting useful and engaging content and this year attracted 400 attendees from across

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    Blog Posts
    EASILY EXPORT VISIO DIAGRAMS TO OFFICE
    • 11 July,2019

    I work a lot with Visio when designing processes and even navigational routes through applications.  One the biggest challenges I have is to be able quickly share designs with clients who are not necessarily using Visio. I had this challenge this week and to my delight I found options to

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    Blog Posts
    HOW MICROSOFT TEAMS FITS WITHIN YOUR MODERN INTRANET
    • 29 May,2019

    Microsoft Teams has enjoyed rapid growth in the 2 years since launch, according to the latest figures over 500,000 companies and organisations are now using the product. At CPS we have been helping customers across public and private organisations to design, enable and adopt this fantastic ‘Hub for Teamwork’. We