Driving adoption and change

Congratulations on migrating your business over to a Windows 10 environment. But are you now asking the question, “what next?”, and how does the business start utilising all of the tools that are now available to them? At XMA, we excel at helping organisations rise above the important, routine tasks involved with running a business. We offer a wide range of services that include helping your business drive Cloud adoption. Through our experience as a Gold Certified Microsoft partner, we can help you to enable the right solutions, tailor it to fit your unique needs, and drive adoption among employees, all while staying within your budget.

How we can help you embrace the modern workplace

Now that you've completed your Windows 10 journey, XMA are best placed to help you develop and drive your future roadmap and strategy. We can provide end-user training to improve worker productivity, empower your organisation to automate your "starter, leaver, mover" process, and implement your Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite.

Working in partnership with your business

We have the in-house expertise to be your chosen IT partner. We work with hundreds of organisations across the UK to help modernise their businesses, and ensure that all the Microsoft tools available are being used to their full advantage. Our accreditations and partnerships with vendors mean that we are best placed to help you drive positive and modern change.

In-house IT specialists who work closely with you to understand and develop your future IT strategy

We have been through the Cloud adoption journey ourselves, meaning our knowledge is second-to-none

We are a certified Microsoft Gold Partner and have been working with Microsoft for over 20 years

We will always go the extra mile to ensure your IT projects are delivered on time and within budget

Your first steps towards cloud adoption

Has your business moved your Active Directory into Azure? Active Directory in Azure is the first step towards embrace in order to enable additional solutions. You can connect your users with apps for a frictionless experience across cloud, mobile and on-premises apps. Single sign-on for multiple applications makes it easier and faster to onboard new employees, terminate access for leavers, and implement access to new cloud services, so users are up and running more quickly.

Have you moved your emails into Office 365? With O365, your employees can work anywhere, anytime and on any device. You will need to consider how you are backing up and securing your data within O365, and make sure you are fully utilising what is available within the suite of tools. O365 allows your IT resource to access the easy-to-use admin center from anywhere to manage all services. Office 365 takes care of IT for you, so your services are always up and running and up to date. Microsoft have also announced that Skype for Business will come to end of life on July 31st 2021. This means your organisation will need to make the journey to Microsoft Teams. If you are operating on Windows 10 – then you are already half way there! We can help you realise the full benefits of Microsoft Teams, and how it can increase collaboration, lead conversations and integrate with O365.

The deployment and ongoing management of your estate is essential for effective outcomes. Employees always want consistent access to their company’s resources from any given device. This is a challenge for IT professionals, who want to provide maximum mobility, all the while, protecting the corporate resources. Microsoft Intune is responsible for dealing with the mobile devices of the employees and provides functionalities such as remote wiping of data and mobile application management. Additionally, EMS reduces the burden on IT teams, enhance your data protection, and simplified identity management.

SharePoint online is a collaboration software that enables mobility, and is a centralised document repository that compliments Microsoft Teams and One Drive – all tools that are now available to your business now that you are operating on a Windows 10 environment You can drive automation through SharePoint online, and give employees places where they can organise and collaborate on content, data, and news to stay on the same page.

PowerApps and Flow are part of the Microsoft Power Platform along with Power BI, and are being promoted by Microsoft as the new tools for the citizen developer. Microsoft Flow is based on workflows and triggers, and there are many different types of triggers that can be used. A Flow can be kicked off when a new entity is created or an existing entity is changed. PowerApps uses the connectors, provided data can easily be pulled from one or several data sources and combined to display what you really need to see with full create, read, write and update functionality, or restricted as you see fit.

  • Our services for training and consultancy

    XMA has an in-house team who deliver end user training to improve worker productivity. We understand the importance of enabling your workforce to get the very most out of the tools that are now available to them. This training can span across multiple departments, including working closely with your own IT resource on how to deploy all of the new software programs across the business. We act as an extension of your IT department, and offer continuous support throughout your journey to a modern workplace.

  • We are leading the way in 'The Modern Workplace'

    XMA have started rolling out Microsoft devices across our own business; the hardware and software are built in unity, making them easy to deploy and simpler to manage. Our employees have agreed that their Microsoft device has allowed them to ‘increase productivity even on the most common tasks’… ‘more flexible working which has allowed us to embrace an “always online” approach’… and last but not least, they are proud to be seen with it!

    Still on your Windows 10 migration journey?

    Whether you have not started, or are already migrating... XMA have the expertise to help.

    The announced deadline for Windows 7 End of Support is fast approaching, and if your organisation hasn't migrated yet - then the time is now. Even if you have started your migration journey, and this is something you are managing in-house, XMA are still able to offer full support to ensure your business has a seamless transition from Windows 7 to Windows 10.