A Look Back at the Office 365 for HR Professionals Seminar

Pointsolutions delivered a seminar in partnership with Combined Knowledge, GradConsult, WAT Solutions Factory, and Lightning Tools last week on the 9th May. The Seminar was held at Microsoft’s Paddington HQ and involved a series of sessions delivered by industry experts. SharePoint Online, accessed as part of the Office 365 suite, offers a number of features [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Office 365|0 Comments

LearningPoint 365 launch: supporting your talent Eco-system

We’re proud to announce the launch of LearningPoint 365 at the CIPD Learning and Development Show at Olympia on 10 - 11th May 2017. Given the skills shortages we’re experiencing in the UK at the moment, retaining good people is ever more critical to your bottom line.  As recruitment costs soar, and recruitment remains so [...]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Office 365|0 Comments

5 Interesting Facts That Make Office 365 a Winner

1. 85 million monthly active users In 2016, the Microsoft suite had a global monthly user base of 85 million. This impressive figure highlights the popularity of the Office 365 environment. The high user base is a good indication of the positive reception the suite has received, as 85 million other users have evidently seen [...]

By |April 27th, 2017|Office 365|0 Comments

Office 365 for Charities, the Benefits Explained

Organisations with a recognised charitable status can receive Microsoft Office 365 as a donation or at a significant discount as a result of Microsoft’s Office 365 Nonprofit pricing scheme. This pricing scheme is extremely valuable for not-for-profit organisations as it means those organisations, who qualify, can benefit from the Office 365 suite for free or [...]

By |March 13th, 2017|Office 365|0 Comments

Office 365 and The Digital Transformation

Businesses all around the globe are rapidly adopting Microsoft’s Office 365 suite and it is evident that Microsoft have placed cloud-based applications at the forefront of their strategy. Microsoft posted a 35% increase in Office 365 adoption in 2016 and globally the system now has 85 million monthly active users. The increasing adoption of Microsoft [...]

By |February 23rd, 2017|Office 365|0 Comments

SharePoint Online HRMS On-Demand

UK based, SharePoint specialist company, PointSolutions have launched their software as a service (SaaS) HR management system model to make the software more attractive to SME's.  As more and more small to medium sized businesses adopt the Microsoft Office 365 service, in-turn they are looking to extend the use of Office 365 beyond the Microsoft [...]

By |January 25th, 2017|Office 365|0 Comments

The Rise of the Citizen Integrator

In my last two blog posts, I talked about how the introduction of PowerApps and Flow into Office 365 are empowering business users to create mobile applications and workflows through a rich web interface. These savvy business users have been around for some time now, solving business problems through technology quickly without needing to get [...]

By |January 18th, 2017|Office 365|0 Comments

PointSolutions is growing in-line with the increasing demand for their Office 365 based HRMS

PointSolutions has relished in tremendous growth over recent months and with this growth has come changes to its family and operations. PointSolutions has grown to a team of twelve specialists, almost fourteen years after being founded, and entered the new year by recruiting two new employees to accommodate for the increasing demand in SharePoint and [...]

By |January 17th, 2017|Office 365|0 Comments

More PowerApps To You

PowerApps is a new mobile application development platform from Microsoft provided as part of the Office 365 suite. PowerApps is currently in preview and is available to all current users of Office 365 on a free license for you to test and try out new upcoming Microsoft technologies. In my last blog post, I mentioned [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|Office 365|0 Comments

Using HR software for Office 365 on your mobile

Mobile-first has been a consideration at PointSolutions for some time. "Businesses are increasingly looking at ways that they can improve the flexibility of access for end users, particularly around HR related processes like making a holiday request.  PointSolutions have undertaken a number of market research ventures to help to steer their strategy for a mobile [...]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Business, Office 365|0 Comments