Softsource offers a series of interactive Workshops to help businesses deliver improved agility, collaboration, capability, and performance through the Microsoft tools they already have.

Join us for an intuitive experience focusing on business automation to enable greater ROI and efficiency across your business. In these workshops our team of experts will showcase everything you need to know about Microsoft Teams and the Microsoft Power Platform, a collection of tools that are transforming the IT landscape and empowering New Zealand businesses to deliver capabilities previously thought to be too difficult, or simply too expensive.

There are two workshops available – Collaboration and Productivity through Microsoft Teams, and Automation and Business Process with Microsoft Power Platform.

Workshop 1:
Collaboration & Productivity

Rapidly becoming the platform of choice to power productivity and business continuity. In this workshop we’ll showcase practical ways to streamline internal processes through effective team collaboration.

Key learnings will include:

  • File management and co-authoring of documents using SharePoint and Teams
  • Internal comms leveraging Posts and Chats
  • Workflow automation using Microsoft Forms
  • CRM features inside Teams and Channels
  • Project Management
  • Everything meetings including recordings, sharing and collaborating, Microsoft Whiteboard and more
  • Introduction to PowerApps in Teams and DataVerse

When

Tuesday 30th March
Morning Session: 9am-11:30am
Afternoon Session: 1pm-3:30pm

Where

Royal NZ Yacht Club, Members Lounge
181 Westhaven Drive
Westhaven Marina
Auckland 1011

Workshop 2:
Automation & Business Process

As a direct impact of COVID-19, New Zealand organisations have been re-examining their core business processes, exploring where operational and productivity improvements can be made.

Key learnings will include:

  • Benefits of bringing people, data, and processes together to create value for customers
  • Business transformation opportunities through alignment of Microsoft 365, Teams and the extensibility of the Microsoft Power Platform
  • No-code/low-code development through hands-on practical examples
  • How to easily develop innovative capabilities that infuse digital transformation and AI
  • Understanding of key pillars that comprise the Power Platform – Power BI, PowerApps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents

When

Wednesday 31st March
Morning Session: 9am-11:30am
Afternoon Session: 1pm-3:30pm

Where

Royal NZ Yacht Club, Members Lounge
181 Westhaven Drive
Westhaven Marina
Auckland 1011

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a gamechanger for business operations in an increasingly collaborative work environment. Employees spend on average, 80% of their time working collaboratively, often across different time zones, cultures, and languages. With Microsoft Teams, employees can chat in real time, view one another’s calendar availability, video conference and even store and share files directly within the Teams app – all the while, within a secure and customisable environment.

Microsoft Teams removes siloes and allows employees to leverage collective intelligence to get work done faster – and smarter. With many employees citing collaboration as a vital attribute in their ideal workplace, tools like Microsoft Teams empower employees too work in the same way they communicate in their personal lives – digitally, in real time, without boundaries.

Microsoft Power Platform

Work together to effectively meet challenges with Microsoft Power Platform, a suite of tools that enable you to analyse data, build solutions, automate processes, and create virtual agents.

Put data-driven insights in the hands of your employees to enable more informed and confident business decisions.

Turn ideas into organisational solutions by enabling everyone to build custom apps that solve business challenges.

Eradicate the mundane and boost productivity by giving everyone the ability to automate organisational processes.

Without any coding necessary, easily build chatbots to conversationally engage with your customers and employees.

About Us

Softsource is an ICT systems integrator providing specialist Technology Solutions, Professional Services, Technical expertise and Data Centre Services to the SMB, Government and Enterprise markets.

We’re your single resource for all hardware and software procurement, system implementation and IT technologies. Our experienced staff listen to you and assess your unique solution requirements then using our market experience and technology expertise we will devise the best solution that best aligns with your business initiatives. Our flexible and agile approach to device management gives us the ability to quickly roll out applications and hardware to best position your business for growth and innovation.

Our promise is
“To make our customer’s life easier and their organisations more productive and efficient”.

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