Get To Know Your Customers Day

At Encompass Innovate, our clients task us with various bespoke training programmes. They range from addressing a specific challenge such as a team not knowing how to use formulas in Google Sheets to an area of growth for the entire business – for example migrating the whole organisation to Google Workspace (and training the entire […]

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Google Workspace Migration (G-suite)

Even before the astonishing events of the past year, cloud computing had firmly established itself as the future of computing, for a number of reasons. Cloud computing refers to services (apps) and storage that exist in the “cloud”, i.e. in the servers of a third party, rather than on a company server or on the […]

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Innovate UK Funding

Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid. While the pandemic may have forced business leaders to pull their “business duvet” over their heads, now, more than ever, it’s time to innovate. Don’t think that’s the case? Well the UK government through Innovate UK is putting […]

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Change Management

One of the biggest challenges for any organisation is to implement change. It is also one of the most contentious areas of company management: poorly explained or poorly implemented changes lead to a resentful and demotivated workforce that feels its needs have not been properly addressed and are being subsumed to the demands of the […]

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Don’t Stop with Business Transformation Now

The pandemic has forced transformation and technological change on a range of organisations, public, private and voluntary. But as we start our roadmap back to normality, these amendments can’t be “here and no further.” The reconfiguration of businesses might have been a necessity and forced all companies into the less comfortable world of digitalisation but […]

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Funding Innovations

Digital innovation requires a few key elements: The ability to develop the right product to move innovation forward The ability to implement that innovation and benchmark the results The key factor – funding Clearly businesses are already considering how they will fund their next innovation idea. It is becoming clear that there is a rank […]

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The Importance of Data this World Backup Day

It’s World Backup Day on the 31st of March and although backing up your data should always be top of mind in any business strategy, this day is the perfect opportunity to reflect and re-evaluate on your organisation’s backup and recovery strategies. This world backup day is more important than previous years, as news headlines […]

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How to set your Gmail Out of Office for the Easter Break

If you will be away from your emails for a while, for example for the upcoming Easter Long Weekend, you can set up an out of office autoreply that will automatically notify people that you won’t be available to get back to them straight away and inform them of the date of your return. When […]

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Security & Transformation Go Hand in Hand

Charities and non for profits were thrown into the pit of digital transformation by Covid 19. Many have managed to continue working, and they are now slowly generating their funds again. National charities may have the technical wherewithal to protect their much needed funds and data but the smaller more local charities have had to […]

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Google Workspace Remote Working

As a result of the growing remote working culture, Google and other collaboration tool vendors such as Zoom, Slack, and Microsoft have been working on making tools accessible and available at scale. After rebranding from G Suite to Google Workspace in October 2020, earlier this month, Google added new benefits to allow for remote workers […]

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