21st June – staying connected on Teams and Skype

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If you use Microsoft Teams, please find here answers to questions you may have about action that’s needed before 21 June. You will be aware from earlier updates about the council’s ongoing move to Microsoft Teams – this is all about using technology to make it easier for us to deliver what’s needed of us. […]

Microsoft 365 and digital skills survey

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Background As part of Connect for Success, we are looking at ways to make every day work easier and enable you to take control of your own workload making use of the technology available to use.   Last year, we asked you to take part in a digital skills survey to address any gaps to […]

Calendar sharing and Teams collaboration

HSCP and council colleagues can now contact people in external organisations via Teams. You can also share calendars, make video calls and check  availability. This function was only available via Skype previously.  Contact colleagues via Teams in the following organisations: Highland Council South Lanarkshire Council North Lanarkshire Council Argyll and Bute Council Renfrewshire Council Glasgow […]

Introducing Microsoft Forms

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Did you know that Microsoft365 includes a handy app for building surveys? You can use Forms for different types of data gathering from basic surveys, checklists, quick polls and quizzes. If you’re in Teams meetings, use Forms to capture and display responses in real time. Review feedback onscreen, display in charts or export to an […]

H: drive reminder

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What is happening to my H: drive? We are currently migrating our core ICT systems to Microsoft 365. This is designed to make simple day-to-day tasks easier and to help us work together and more efficiently across the council. As part of that migration, your H: drive is being replaced by OneDrive, part of the […]

Your H:drive is moving

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As you may know, we are migrating our core ICT systems to Microsoft 365. This is designed to make simple day-to-day tasks easier and to help us work together and more efficiently across the council. As part of that migration, your H: drive is being replaced by OneDrive, part of the MS365 suite. Why are […]

Could you be a Digital Champion?

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We are launching a digital champion’s programme to support the roll out of Microsoft 365! Are you looking for a development opportunity? We’re looking for friendly, approachable people who are willing to help colleagues use Microsoft 365. Find out more.