On a quest to educate at HardSoft we have an ongoing schedule of FREE webinars. Often we will rewards attendance with a Goody Bag or occasionally a free bottle of wine. Check out what’s coming up note we do limit numbers so register ASAP!
Important & exciting changes in Apple Business Manager
Date TBC – October
This October we’ll be discussing all thing Apple Business Manager!
Apple Business Manager allows you to deploy devices, without lifting a finger. Whether its ten or ten thousand devices, this Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution allows you to remotely monitor, secure, configure and deploy your teams devices from one convenient, easy to use portal.
HardSoft are an Apple Authorised Reseller, so we are one of the few companies that can help you with enrolment!
How to make your IT demands Carbon Neutral
Keep an eye out for our upcoming webinar where we will discuss carbon neutral businesses! In today’s world, businesses are constantly looking at ways they can improve their carbon footprint, and this includes sourcing their IT equipment. Not only are there ethical reasons to do this, but there are also business benefits! Successful companies know that their approach to the climate is critical to their success. Companies also get the benefits of enjoying good PR in response to their efforts to be carbon neutral, and differentiating yourself in the market can be a key selling point to consumers. By making changes to the business to be more environmentally friendly, these companies can reduce costs, and increase their revenue!
We will have more news about our upcoming webinars soon! If you want to be updated on our future events, then please fill out the contact form below!
Past Webinar Events at HardSoft…What you missed!
Planning for change with Apple
Thursday 16th September, 10:00am – 10:30am
This FREE webinar took a closer look at the latest Apple devices, and discussed the benefits an Apple DaaS solution can bring to your business, and how we can help your tech team with this transition. The latest Apple devices are powered by the revolutionary Apple M1 chip, the first chip designed specifically for the Mac! The M1 chip integrates the CPU, GPU, and RAM, and provides a faster CPU and GPU performance, and faster machine learning! When combined with the latest macOS, your teams have access to exceptional power and efficiency levels, allowing them to reach their true potential.
What is Mobile Device Management?
Wednesday 2nd June 2021, 10:00 am – 10:30 am
HardSoft’s Head of Sales Steve Hill, and Technical Director Scott Harrington spoke at this FREE event to discuss all things MDM! They covered what Mobile Device Management (MDM) is, how it works, the benefits of Cisco Meraki, and what it can bring to your business. MDM programs help find a scalable solution to effectively regulate and monitor your portable devices. MDM’s efficiently detect issues, deploy patches and apps, and manage devices on your network. There are also added security benefits too with features such as enhanced network security encryption, and being able to remove data from selected devices when necessary. Ensure your team has the latest tools they need for their workday.
Demystifying Device as a Service
Wednesday 14th April 2021, 10:00 am – 10:30 am
There are many different “as a Service” offerings and variants, and the aim of this FREE webinar was to clarify what DaaS is, and what benefits it can bring to your business. Our experts here at HardSoft provided a complete overview of all things DaaS, and guided you through our Devices for Teams offering. Every business wants to provide their teams with the best devices and technology for their workday. The traditional policy of purchasing computers leaves companies restricted, as this new equipment is not only costly, it will also soon be outdated. HardSoft’s Devices for Teams DaaS solution allows you to pay a single monthly subscription fee, and allows your business to add, switch, and return devices when needed with no extra cost, with a full-service wrapper included!
Investing in your Employees with Mac
Wednesday, 24th February 2021, 10:00 am – 10:45 am GMT
We began with HardSoft’s Business Development and Partnerships Director Sophie Morgan. Sophie highlighted how the pandemic has seen business operations switch now people are WFH. High-level devices are required to ensure employees remain efficient, and HardSoft’s flexible solutions allow businesses to pay monthly for devices. Ryan Tahmassebi, Director of People Science at Hive HR discussed the importance of employee wellbeing, inclusion, and diversity are in these difficult times. Staying connected and showing empathy towards staff is key. Our guest speaker from Apple then discussed the new Apple Silicon MacBook’s, and how the new M1 Chip and BigSur can help employees working remotely with it’s fast, snappy performance, and highly customisable features to suit your working style and preferences!
What’s New for IT in MacOS Big Sur
Wednesday, 25th November 2020, 10:00 am – 11:15 am GMT
Tuesday, 1st December 2020, 10:00 am – 11:15 am GMT
The experts from the Apple Systems Engineering team put on a session to share their knowledge of macOS Big Sur! Big Sur introduces the biggest update to the operating system since MacOS X! For the first time ever, macOS has been designed purely for Apple’s silicon Mac devices that feature Apple’s M1 chip. This has allowed for new capabilities and improvements in deployment management, identity and security, and enables powerful updates to key apps like Safari, Messages, and Maps. This event was designed for all IT professionals, no matter what their experience levels of Mac deployment and administration were! The session included a presentation, demo, and group QA, making sure no one was left with unanswered questions, and provided attendees with the insight needed to maximise the potential of macOS Big Sur for their organisation.
Festival of Startups
Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM GMT
This free event was put on for attendees to develop their knowledge, meet new challenges head-on, and ensure their business is a great success. The change in proceedings due to the pandemic didn’t affect the success of the event, and the Festival of Startups delivered real value to entrepreneurs. The festival was a fully standalone ten-day event and focused on the massive spike in new companies being formed in the last 6 months against the backdrop of Covid. It provided those in attendance the chance to listen to a range of experts in all the key areas of kick-starting a business. The world has changed, and so should the thinking of entrepreneurs.
Pivoting Your Business With Apple
Wednesday, 14th October 2020, 10:00 am – 11:00 am GMT
The aim of this Webinar was to share knowledge, gain practical tips, and provide insights on how to pivot and scale your business. The feedback we have received from this event has been overwhelmingly positive, with attendees describing it as a “great webinar” and “very relevant and genuinely interesting”. We kicked things off with a special Apple keynote, which was then followed by an inspirational case-study from Hugo Tilmouth, Co-Founder of ChargedUp. Marian Gadzik, Director and Investor of Startup Grind, was in attendance to share his knowledge of the unique challenges start-up businesses have faced during these difficult times. HardSoft’s very own Co-Founder Phil Morgan, and Business Development and Partnerships Director Sophie Morgan provided insights in to the importance of HardSoft’s ability to pivot.