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Introduction to Housing Technology’s coronavirus blogging service
As per the email that many of you will have received about our new blogging service, its purpose is simply to act as an informal 'clearing house' for any IT-based ideas, tips, suggestions, etc relating to how ...
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Tips for online skills & employment support
Author: Thomas Maughan, Community Gateway Association
During this difficult time for all tenants, we are looking to move as many of the support services that are normally delivered face-to-face or in group ...
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Top tips for anyone working from home
Over the past week, thousands of organisations have shut their offices and rolled out mandatory work-from-home policies. Thousands of workers already work remotely, but for many of us this will be the first ...
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Conferencing for housing boards
Author: Duncan Aitkins, Arneway Housing Co-op
Arneway's board has signed up to Zoom for conferencing. This was suggested by a colleague who works in the care sector as follows: "We have successfully been using ...
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Protect your IT suppliers
Author: Chris Cliffe, CJC Procurement
Quite rightly, housing associations are focused on supporting their employees and sustaining services to their residents and tenants at this time. The third side of the ...
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Free tech services to help the housing sector
Author: Dave Loudon, DtL Creative
We’re working with several tech companies to offer free support to the social housing sector to manage during the Covid-19 outbreak. As part of our Blue Banana innovation lab ...
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Help housing providers communicate with tenants
As a provider of digital solutions to the Social Housing sector, VerseOne Group is offering free ‘no strings attached’ six-month licences for its Vocoll for Social Housing digital assistant and collaboration ...
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How Microsoft Teams can transform remote working
Author: Ciara McMillan, Crimson
In the past, remote working has been difficult for housing teams who found issues with technology, information and communication. This has all changed thanks to software such as ...
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Guide your team through new ways of working during the coronavirus pandemic
Author: Andrew Buckels, 3C Consultants
In the short time since people around the country have moved to remote work, the fight against COVID-19 has intensified. Many across the world are simply staying home, ...
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Three top tips on how to prepare today to protect the future
Author: David Todd, BigChange
In the wake of the current crisis we’re all facing, it’s more important than ever to prepare today to protect the future of any business large or small. David Todd, social housing ...
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Keeping teams connected during the lockdown
Author: Paul Young, Orchard
Here at Orchard we're into week two of all of our staff working remotely from home. We have around 45 permanent home workers and our staff often work from home regularly anyway but ...
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10 tips for tenant communications
Author: Muhammed Shaikh, Voicescape
As social housing providers step up measures to safeguard tenants during the developing COVID-19 situation, the need to communicate clear, reliable and timely information ...
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Making the most of Microsoft Teams
Author: Tony Hughes, TSG
Who would have thought it - three weeks ago we were enjoying another fabulous Housing Technology event and preparing to deliver our presentation on the latest and greatest Office 365 ...
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How Sovereign Housing’s tech team is keeping tenants & staff connected
Author: Simon Peacock, Sovereign Housing
The health and safety of our customers is the number one priority for Sovereign. It always will be. At the same time, we need to make sure we look after our people ...
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