Entries by Microserve

Everything You Need to Know About Windows 11

Microsoft is celebrating the exciting launch of its major OS upgrade to Windows 11. On October 5th, 2021, Microsoft rolls out its free OS upgrade to eligible PCs, and new devices will come preloaded with the new version of the software. This is Microsoft’s first major OS update since Windows 10 was launched in 2015. As a Microsoft partner, we are excited to share the new features with our customers and community.  What’s […]

Do Students Learn More When They Sit in the FrontRow?

Why use FrontRow? Most of us have been inside a classroom but whether you remember it or not may be a different story. To jog your memory, picture your high school classroom. In the physical classroom, the teacher stands at the front of the room projecting his/her voice to their students. Of course, that means there’s […]

4 Steps to Finding Remote Work

Remote work is here to stay, so how can employees be part of this workplace shift? The legacy of the pandemic has given workers more flexibility to work with remote or hybrid models as they please. As of January 2021, at least 80% of Canadian employees were shifted to partial remote work. But this is not […]

How to Ace Your Technical Interview

Technical interviews are common in the IT industry, and if you are going to start your career in IT, you need to know how to ace your technical interview. Technical interviews are typically conducted for developers, engineers, and other specialized IT job positions. The purpose of the technical interview is to access your tech knowledge, skill level, and communication tactics.   In […]

Your complete guide to IT hiring

Hiring for IT isn’t that different from hiring the right person for any other role in your company. You will need to develop the job description, publicly post the job, and conduct multiple interviews to find the right fit.

The Ominous Return to the Office: How and When?

Return to the Office: How and When? If you’re anything like most people I’ve talked to, the ‘how’ and ‘when we will return to our offices in full is not exactly clear. Really, it’s quite fitting with the entire course of this pandemic, where the only thing that’s been certain about its course is that […]

Case Study – Lenovo “Fraser Health Authority”

Summary: How Fraser Health Authority, Microserve and Lenovo ramped up remote work capabilities rapidly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic with a Lenovo ThinkAgile HX hyperconverged infrastructure, powered by 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, enabling high-quality patient services during a province-wide lockdown. Download Lenovo “Fraser Health Authority” Full Case Study Download Case Study

2021 Microserve PRIDE Month T-Shirt Fundraiser

Microserve PRIDE Month (PFLAG and Rainbow Refugee) This past June, Microserve ran a PRIDE Month T-Shirt Fundraiser. All proceeds were donated to two amazing Canadian LGBTQI+ organizations: PFLAG and Rainbow Refugee. PFLAG Canada is an organization which supports families in understanding and accepting their LGBTQ2S children. If you would like to donate to PFLAG, click here. Rainbow Refugee has been working since 2000 […]

Zoom Fatigue

Zoom Fatigue Prevention In a previous post, we talked about the concept of ‘Zoom Fatigue’. To catch you up, Zoom Fatigue is (the very real) phenomenon of feeling drained and fatigued after spending much of your workday on Zoom or other virtual communication platforms. Now that we’ve established what Zoom Fatigue is – that it […]

Remote Device Provisioning with Microsoft Autopilot

Auto Deployment with Microsoft Autopilot In the modern-day workplace, remote device provisioning, deployment, and configuration can be tricky. If you are asking yourself, “how can we deploy images to remote machines?”, you are not alone. Many IT Managers struggled over the last few years with device lifecycle management for remote workers. This struggle included deploying […]