Cloud Perspectives

Being a great partner isn’t just about distributing software. We want to provide you with the latest and most relevant insights about the cloud, to make you the authority in the market.

It’s much easier being green

Liam O’Brien
27 January 2020 | 2 min read
Let’s talk about the biggest challenge the world is facing – and what IT resellers can do about it.

Using Dynamics 365 to boost sales productivi– oh look, a squirrel!

Liam O’Brien
27 January 2020 | 3 min read
This blog isn’t about a new gizmo for your sales teams. It’s about how your clients can use Dynamics 365 and Office 365 together, to simplify their existing tools – and boost productivity in the process.

What do speed cameras and blood donations have in common?

Liam O’Brien
6 January 2020 | 2 min read
A quick overview of gamification in Microsoft Dynamics, a tool for encouraging user adoption and retention – a key challenge for software sales.

VR plumbers and AI builders? Let’s take it step by step…

Liam O’Brien
19 December 2019 | 3 min read
Construction companies are realising they need to modernise to compete. Technology that allows companies to do more work with the same number of employees is a big competitive advantage.

Package vs pick ‘n’ mix: choosing the right Windows 10 upgrade path

Sophiane D.
10 December 2019 | 3 min read
With Windows 7 end of support looming, we want to make sure all Westcoast Cloud partners are aware of the upgrade paths available to their customers. Take a look at my latest blog for all the important information

Microsoft’s secret agents: the best customer service solution you’ve never heard of

Liam O’Brien
2 December 2019 | 3 min read
I have always wanted a little army of robots to do all my tasks for me… but I don’t know how to build or code robots. Luckily for me, Microsoft are here to fix that with Power Virtual Agents. Take a look through my latest blog!

Why Microsoft’s Modern Workplace is good news for anyone who’s ever worried about leaving the iron on.

Sophiane D.
7 November 2019 | 3 min read
If you work with the Microsoft Modern Workplace, you can stop worrying about five common IT concerns. Five IT headaches can now be consigned to the dustbin of history.

Five takeaways from Directions EMEA 2019

Liam O’Brien
22 October 2019 | 2 min read
We were at Directions EMEA 2019 with thousands of other Dynamics developers, implementers and experts (and scooters) to network, collaborate and hear the latest news, updates and best practices from Microsoft.

Life beyond Sage - get connected, go modern

Westcoast Cloud
5 October 2019 | 2 min read
As the modern workplace demands connectivity, Chris Stewart-Smith looks at whether traditional software can keep up. If not, then where can businesses turn for support?