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Connected Leaders Webinars

The Connected Leaders Webinar series brings together Australian customer perspectives on how big thinking and Skype for Business can drive business transformation, modernise working practices and enhance engagement with customers and constituents.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Australian Human Rights Commission: Taking Flight with the Cloud

Hear how Ron McLay, Chief Information Officer at Australian Human Rights Commission, approached being faced with ageing infrastructure, budget cuts and a lack of innovative technology. Ron explores the steps his team took to redefine the way the Commission uses cloud technology to achieve their vision of enabling communication everywhere, to anyone, at any time.

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Redefining democracy in the digital age

Adelaide City Council: Redefining democracy in the digital age

In 2015, Adelaide elected a new city council – one that was passionate about how technology could bring people together. One year later, it became the first local Council in Australia to deploy Skype Meeting Broadcast during Council proceedings, effectively opening its doors for the public to join the conversation like never before.

In this episode of the Skype for Business webinar series, Jace Moreno (Skype for Business Product Manager, Microsoft Australia) visits Council chambers to speak with David Carroll (ICT Infrastructure and Operations Manager, Adelaide City Council). Together they explore how the Council is reimagining its operations, unpack the challenges it faced in bringing this vision to life, and reflect on how the communication experience between constituents and employees in transforming.

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Cardinia Shire Council

Cardinia Shire Council: A bold new world of work

Cardinia Shire Council, roughly an hour south-east of Melbourne, has completely reimagined its paradigm of work and the way it serves its community.

In this episode of the Skype for Business Connected Leaders webinar series, Jace Moreno (Skype for Business Product Manager, Microsoft Australia) and Michael Gration (Public Sector Director, Microsoft Australia) talk with David Jackson (Manager of Information Services, Cardinia Shire) about why and how they built a state of the art new facility for its employees and constituents; drove a supporting cultural change; and implemented modern, familiar technology.

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A Skype for Business success story

Centacare: A Skype for Business success story

Over a two year period, the small but passionate team at Centacare in South Australia successfully rolled out Skype for Business to its 600+ employees and, in doing so, achieved its goals of improved client outcomes, breaking down silos to create one team, and the ultimate goal of greater safety for its field workers.

In this episode, host of the series Jace Moreno (Skype for Business Product Manager for Microsoft Australia) and Simon Kos (Health & Human Services Industry Lead, Microsoft Australia) talk with Tony Binelli (IT Support at Centacare) about the drivers for change in this organisation; how they went about achieving real outcomes with a lean team; and the ways they are using the platform today.

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Skype for Business Voice Features

Skype for Business Voice Features

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