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Microsoft solutions free for 6 months and Remote Assist service

Microsoft offers a 6-month free subscription to a range of products intended to improve productivity when employees work remotely: For commercial organizations: Dynamics 365 Customer Service, digital messaging. Dynamics 365 Remote Assist; For NGOs, healthcare, educational organizations: Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agent, Power Apps Portals. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Remote Assist for remote services, training, or augmented reality services. Our clients use this solution for remote work. To get started, just download the application and roll out augmented reality scenarios with your mobile phone.         A specialist calls a colleague through Microsoft Teams. The colleague sees everything that the specialist sees through his/her mobile phone camera and can draw objects on his/her screen that are perceived as objects in augmented reality. Technical specialists solve problems in real time at lower cost and with no physical presence, which is particularly relevant when people are required to self-isolate and keep social distancing.         It is easier and faster for technical specialists and work teams to build effective remote communications; Services are provided remotely under the guidance of more experienced colleagues; It is easier to learn and improve skills; Fewer employees need to be physically present at the place of provision of services. This is particularly relevant when people are required to self-isolate and keep social distancing.  

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Name change for Office 365

Microsoft announced that it will be rebranding Office 365 with the Microsoft 365 name on April 21st, 2020. It won’t be changing pricing or what’s included in them. Awara ITs experts share a brief update on the most important changes: Office 365 Business Essentials will become Microsoft 365 Business Basic. Office 365 Business Premium will become Microsoft 365 Business Standard. Microsoft 365 Business will be Microsoft 365 Business Premium. Microsoft 365 updates: Editor in Word spelling service, which uses AI elements, contains editorial functionality and will help people learn how to write better. One of the functions “Rephrasing” will explain you how to make your text more convincing, while retaining the original meaning. In addition, for the first time, the Editor function in Word will be able to check text for plagiarism, helping authors create original content and, when necessary, insert relevant citations into a document with just one click. Microsoft Teams More than 75 million people use Microsoft Teams for work and leisure reasons. This messenger is even more demanding now with the spread of ubiquitous remote work. Teams features for Microsoft 365 users are enriched: group chats, video calls, online meeting schedules, password storage. PowerPoint Presenter Coach helps you overcome the fear of public speaking. Elements of artificial intelligence help determine the pace of speech or parasitic words. The “Designer” function in PowerPoint expands creativity and allows you to convert text into a spectacular timeline with one click. Microsoft 365 subscribers will have exclusive access to 200 templates in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Templates will help you create a resume, wedding invitation, newsletter, birthday card, and more. Please note: new Microsoft 365 features will be available from April 21st, 2020. Subscription price and number of services will not be changed either. Active Office 365 users will stay with their subscriptions till the date of its annual update. Awara IT is happy to assist with choosing the optimal Microsoft 365 subscription and will support your upgrade process: info@awara-it.com

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Awara IT helps businesses and schools to use Microsoft Teams

Awara IT is one of the few Russian partners to join Microsoft initiative on moving SMBs, enterprises and educational institutions to Microsoft Teams free 6-months subscription. This initiative will help individuals to better work and study remotely. Our consultants will assist with activating a subscription and provide basic recommendations on how to use the tool. All for free. Fee free to email or call us: info@awara-it.com, + 7 (499) 288-88-74

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Digital marathon: digital transformation of manufacturing

Microsoft and it’s leading partners share expertise of automating manufacturing companies within the new “Digital marathon” online project. Awara IT presented a highly relevant solution for the remote project management based on Microsoft Teams.

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Unilever and Awara IT: Power BI contest

Unilever and Awara IT are delighted to announce another partnership step: we have carried out a Power BI contest with the exclusive online session with our Power BI MVP as the top award. Participants submitted various tasks that mostly covered the knowledge of Power BI online tool. They later had a great chance to get insights from one of the leading Power BI experts on the Russian market – Maxim Zelensky, who is well-known for driving Power BI community, speaking at the international events and implementing numerous projects.

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New project: Unilever Russia and Power Platform small automation

Awara IT is delighted to share our new project with Unilever Russia: small business automation on Power Platform. This project is a unique example of close and devoted relationships between Unilever and Awara IT. In fact, Unilever representatives approach Awara IT with a defined business task that will be solved using any optimal tool – Excel macros or Microsoft PowerApps. We have solved several small automation tasks using this approach and are expanding it to other customer’s challenges. For more information, please see Projects page.  

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Awara IT becomes the main Solver partner in Russia and the CIS countries

Awara IT has become the main Solver partner in Russia and the CIS countries. Partnership agreement was signed in February, 2020. Solver is a flexible data analysis tool intended for various departments and legal entities within holding companies, with various consolidation modes. Solver solutions are widely used by the business owners, C-level managers, as well as line managers. With Solver, companies get prompt answers not only on the sales volume or costs, but on the efforts that have been made to achieve certain targets or plans. This platform also assists businesses of all verticals to plan their operations based on expected scenario, budget all their business levels, get tables and visuals for planned vs actual indexes of any operations. Visual inside Solver can be received with ERP, CRM or external warehouse connectors. Plan models are built with the Excel-based interface with no intermediary OLAP cubes data re-engineering. Customers are also provided with the ready-to-use integrations with Microsoft Dynamics AX/NAV/CRM and Microsoft Dynamics 365. Awara IT implements and sells Solver solutions together with its regional partners. Key Solver solutions. Solver customers’ success stories.

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City of innovations: RBC and Microsoft project

Welcome to the City of Innovations by Microsoft and RBC. This is a joint project held together with the leading Microsoft partners intended to offer innovative solutions that make everyday life of businesses easier and more productive. Awara IT presented two projects: AI solution that helps to increase cafe’s sales and a project management solution for all companies with long project cycles. We appreciate vendor’s team collaboration and support during this project!

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Awara IT becomes PowerApps partner

We are delighted to inform you that Awara IT has become a Microsoft Power Apps partner. This partnership level proves outstanding expertise of our team related to Power Apps, both for implementing customers’ projects or carrying out educational or consulting services. If you are interested to get more information please feel free to email us: info@awara-it.com Power Apps official website: Microsoft Power Apps.

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Awara IT supports Cybersecurity Paris Call

Cybersecurity Paris Call is a high-level declaration in favor of the development of common principles for securing cyberspace. It has already received the backing of 564 official supporters: 67 States, 139 international and civil society organizations, and 358 entities of the private sector. Its supporters are committed to working together to increase prevention against and resilience to malicious online activity, protect the accessibility and integrity of the Internet, work together to combat intellectual property violations via the Internet, improve the security of digital products and services. Awara IT has become one of 9 Russian companies that supported Paris Call. Other companies and associations from Russia are: Clifford Chance CIS Limited, Group IB, APKIT Association, IPChain Association, Kaspersky, Mindsmith, Tiarcenter, Alladin-RD. For detailed information please follow the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs page.

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