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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    Why the Power Platform is the Business Application Technology for your organisation
    • 24 February,2020

    The Microsoft Power Platform is the business application platform produced by Microsoft to drastically improve business productivity. The three key technologies in the Power Platform are Power Apps, Power Automate and Power BI and while powerful together when connected to Office 365, Azure and Dynamics 365 the possibilities for process

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    Keep your customers loyal – with the best banking experience
    • 11 February,2020

      Retaining banking customers used to be so simple. Most banks offered the same narrow choice of channels, services, and times of day to do business. So why bother to switch?  Customers often stayed loyal throughout their banking lives. Defiantly digital The digital revolution has changed all that. In our

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    Site Design Deployments Made Easy
    • 11 February,2020

    Site Designs have made the deployment of repeatable customisation of sites much easier, and in my opinion are the starting point for any SharePoint deployment for communication or collaboration. While the capabilities of Site Designs are well documented and continue to evolve, I see many environments where the deployment of

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    The Modern Work Management Resource Management Challenge
    • 30 January,2020

    How do you really know how busy someone is? A recurring discussion with CPS’ customers is about managing their portfolios of projects and resource management. They often struggle to balance the desire to complete projects, with the availability of resources while looking to justify the need for a required head

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    Microsoft Project for the web: Project and Portfolio Management un-incumbered
    • 23 January,2020

    Project Online (and Project Server) are core tools to support project and portfolio management (PPM) and currently provide capabilities that Project for the web is yet to deliver. Over the last 4 years, while in the process of understanding customer problems and identifying how and where Project Online will help,

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    Installation of Microsoft 365 Learning Pathways
    • 02 January,2020

    Microsoft recently launched Microsoft 365 Learning Pathways as a solution that will allow an organisation to provision a learning site into their tenant which can then be used by their employees to learn about Microsoft 365.  To quote Microsoft, the solution will provide: 1)  A fully customizable SharePoint Online communication

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    End of Year Task Tidy Up
    • 23 December,2019

    It's the end of the year, you're on annual leave to enjoy the holidays, rest, recharge your batteries and then get back to work in January with a tons of energy and enthusiasm, and no outstanding tasks. Wait a minute. That last part!  That's not true, I have a ton

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    Renaming a Microsoft Team and the associated SharePoint site
    • 27 November,2019

    There are many situations where a Teams site and the underlying SharePoint site may need to be renamed: Created in error Organisational restructure Introduction of naming policies This has been a challenging goal to achieve but it is now relatively straightforward when you combine the SharePoint and Teams PowerShell commandlets.