Starting Office 365? Stay Focused on the Users

Starting Office 365? Four Ways to Keep the User in Focus

All too often, major technology changes, like switching over to Office 365 Hub, are planned and implemented without first consulting the people it affects most: the users.

Just look at these numbers from Why UC Implementations Fail:

  • 77% of employees say they’re not consulted before a new tool is rolled out
  • 58% of employees say they’re not consulted on the tool’s usefulness post implementation

The impact of this short sightedness is more than a few ruffled feathers.

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Why ‘on time, on budget’ Office 365 projects still fail

Why ‘on time, on budget’ Office 365 projects still fail

Months of meticulous planning. Hundreds of hours of hands-on migration and careful configuration. Then finally, one day, it comes: Office 365 launch day. All systems are go without a hitch.

Don’t pop the champagne just yet. Delivering “on time, and on budget” is only half the battle. The real, often over-looked value of any major IT project hinges on one key thing: adoption. For Office 365 — a technology suite designed to change the way your workers do their job — adoption is more important than ever for realizing its desired business outcomes.

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