Five Mental Weapons To Help You To Win In The Age Of The Fourth Industrial Revolution


The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is upon us and it’s here to stay! For us in South Africa the effects of this most moment on the economy and in the jobs market has been absolutely breathtaking! Less than 5 years ago, the idea of 4IR and its mention in the public discourse, gave the impression of yet another other “pie-in-sky” movement that will excite just a few. However as 2019 comes to a close, with thousands of jobs lost to date, at that hands of 4IR in less than 24 months, we are now finally awoken to the fact that the 4IR is a powerful force that cannot be ignored! Continue reading

Part 1: Will you be replaced by a robot? Here’s how to upskill yourself…


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The alphabet soup that has emerged in the world since Tim Berners-Lee started the World Wide Web 20 years ago this year, is astounding. From IT to AI to AR to VR, we’re all playing catch-up and the fantasy world that Star Wars and Star Trek made us believe in movies is finally coming true.

We already have Alexa and Siri, but it seems that before we have Data, R2D2 and C-3PO, we will probably have systems like Mother, the computer from Aliens, or HAL on The Discovery from 2001, or simply Computer from Star Trek.

So although the ubiquitous robot is still some way off (which is not the case in countries like Japan), the algorithm and the bot are here now, changing the way the world works. With such great progress, many articles have been written on which jobs will become obsolete the fastest. Think your IT job is secure? Think again…

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Increase team productivity in 30 days


Microsoft Teams Certification

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LGIT Smart Solutions in partnership with Mint, offers an online MasterMind Series that will enable your team to become more collaborative and productive in one month. Learn how to access and apply the powerful collaboration and productivity capabilities of this Office 365 teamwork platform.

LGIT Smart Solutions and Mint are accredited Microsoft Partners in Learning and Productivity competencies.

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Microsoft Teams is the new Skype

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If you have been using Skype / Skype for Business, the time has come to consider an end-user adoption strategy. Continue reading

Recommended Microsoft Blogs


Need to stay on top of Microsoft Technologies?  Herewith a collection of recommended Microsoft Blogs to bookmark.

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Microsoft CEO reveals the future of technology


The 2017 Microsoft Build conference held this week in Seattle, is arguably the most important yet for Microsoft and for the rest of the global technology industry. The conference, targeting software developers, paints an accurate picture of the latest tech trends and a clear indication of the path that technology is going. The keynote by Microsoft Chief, Satya Nadella was a highlight of the event.

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Free online course: Cloud Computing Fundamentals


Free Microsoft On Demand Course

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Cloud Computing Fundamentals

Offer valid until 30 July 2017

Take the first step toward learning about the fundamental principles and concepts of cloud computing as you consider a career in IT, or seek to add to your existing knowledge and experience. This course provides a primer to help you understand the business benefits of cloud computing solutions, become familiar with “cloud terminology,”  and explore the basic concepts behind the cloud. Continue reading

Free online course: Microsoft Azure – First Look Clinic


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Microsoft Azure – First Look Clinic

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Take the first step toward learning about how to successfully manage and administer a Microsoft Azure cloud solution. This course will help you to become familiar with the fundamentals of Microsoft Azure including the web-based portals for deploying resources and managing Azure subscriptions. You’ll learn about Azure Resource Manager and how to use templates to manage resources. This course also introduces PowerShell as a key tool to manage and automate Azure resources. Continue reading