How to stop people using email to collaborate on documents

Posted by John Glover on 27-Jul-2016 12:00:00

Out with the inbox: How to stop people using email to collaborate on documents

How many emails do you receive each day? More importantly, how long do you spend deleting unwanted messages, reading emails you've been copied into without reason and searching your inbox for that all-important attachment? It's not difficult to see how email can drain your productivity. And if you're struggling to stay organised amid a deluge of email, many of your staff are likely to be drowning too.

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Topics: collaboration tools

Customising your Kahootz user dashboard

Posted by Ruby Urwin on 18-Jul-2016 10:30:00

It's easy for you to customise your Kahootz User Dashboard and personalise it to your needs. Dashboards are a fantastic feature that make it easy for you to see useful information from across your workspaces, or even feeds from external web sites, in one place.  They can help you get the most out of your time using Kahootz and to add a touch of personality to how you use it.  

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Topics: software updates

Kahootz is more than just file sharing

Posted by Ruby Urwin on 08-Jun-2016 12:00:00

Kahootz is much more than just file sharing. Included in Kahootz are powerful features to help you automate and monitor getting feedback or final approval from colleagues on a document. 

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Topics: software updates

Staying Secure with Kahootz

Posted by Ruby Urwin on 25-May-2016 12:00:00

Security is now a common cloud concern. If putting your data in the cloud means you can get at it from everywhere, then who else can? Kahootz is used by many clients with specific security awareness, such as the UK Ministry of Defence and Cabinet Office, so we know what needs to be done in order to keep your data safe. 

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Topics: software updates

UK Ministry of Defence introduces Defence Share for secure collaboration over the Internet

Posted by John Glover on 26-Feb-2016 11:40:34

The MOD’s Information Systems and Services (ISS) has introduced Defence Share, a Secure Collaborative Working Environment, to enable the secure storage and sharing of information up to ‘OFFICIAL-SENSITIVE’ classification.

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Topics: public sector, procurement, g-cloud, central government

New Kahootz Feature: The Kahootz Database Card View

Posted by Ruby Urwin on 04-Jan-2016 12:00:00

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Topics: software updates

New Kahootz Feature: Notifications and subscriptions

Posted by Ruby Urwin on 30-Nov-2015 12:00:00

The Kahootz team have spent the last year researching what you needed from Kahootz going forward and we are proud to announce the launch of our Version 8 Updates! This is another step towards making your working life more efficient is by introducing the new Notifications and Subscription processes to Kahootz. 

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Topics: software updates

Why finding an online workspace is like choosing the right office

Posted by John Glover on 28-Aug-2015 10:00:00

For anyone with a passing interest in the property market, the publication of another report predicting soaring prices in London is hardly a surprise. However, the latest commercial market survey by RICS did capture my attention for longer than a few minutes.

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Topics: workplace innovation, cloud collaboration, online collaboration

3 essential features of cloud collaboration in the public sector

Posted by John Glover on 21-Aug-2015 11:30:00

In November 2014, former Head of the Civil Service Sir Bob Kerslake said it was "hard to think of a time since the Second World War when the challenges for leaders in the public sector have been greater". His evocation of wartime then seemed an apt way to emphasise the scale of the task facing departments across the public sector. Nine months later, the challenges have only intensified.

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Topics: cloud collaboration

Cloud collaboration: CCGs and the quest for innovation

Posted by John Glover on 14-Aug-2015 10:30:00

Anyone interested in the progress of England's 209 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) will have found it hard to ignore the sheer volume of negative headlines they seem to have generated in recent months. Almost every day brings a fresh report of a CCG that lacks the financial stability or clinical capacity - or both - to serve its local community.

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Topics: online collaboration