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Microsoft Partner Awards

Ripped Orange were selected as a finalist in the Microsoft New Zealand Partner awards for our innovative Private Classes.

The awards recognise Microsoft partners who show excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technologies. This year, Microsoft recognised partners in 22 categories that celebrate core partner competencies.

Brent Kendrick, Director of Small and Midmarket Solutions and Partner Group at Microsoft, says all winners […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Sinking OneDrive…

OneDrive is the shared name for Microsoft’s personal cloud storage space.  There are two types, OneDrive for your personal data and OneDrive for Business for work documents that your work or school can control.

OneDrive also provides the ability to access and store documents on your computer, phone or tablet using the OneDrive App or OneDrive Synchronisation Client. When it’s working well the Sync client picks […]

By |February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Office 365|0 Comments

Makeover for Workflow Max Mobile

Xero (the owners of Workflow Max are fans of Apple products, so It’s not surprising that the recently released app works on Apple devices only.

Choices for mobile workers have been limited to a stripped down mobile website, or a third party app like Actual.

The new app is beautiful as you would expect from Xero, and it covers the basics well including adding time, providing job […]

By |February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Review, Workflow Max|Tags: , |0 Comments

Windows 10 – What’s New via Sway

By |November 17th, 2015|Categories: Windows 10|Tags: |0 Comments

Upgrading to Office 2016 – What Project and Visio users need to know

Office 2016 which comes with Office 365 is great, and has some excellent new features. However there is a catch for people that may also have a copy of Project or Visio that is not part of Office 365 (ie and “old school” licence was purchased).  The trap is you can’t run both Office 206 which is part of Office 365 and an older version […]

By |November 17th, 2015|Categories: Office 365|0 Comments

Ripped Orange Courses in Queenstown

We are thrilled to announce that Ripped Orange have formed a partnership with Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) in Queenstown for the delivery of Ripped Orange Courses.

SIT have offered their successful Computer Snacks Course to Queenstown Business for many years.  Ripped Orange have partnered to provide courseware, exercises and lesson plans for the courses that are delivered by SIT.

This means organisations with staff based in […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Training on a Super Yacht

At Ripped Orange we helped organisations across New Zealand get the most from their software systems. While doing this we have trained in some great locations, including:

Gold Mines
Coal Mines
Lime Mines
Dairy Factories

Last week we moved from land based training to on the water training.  We were lucky enough to provide some personalised one on one coaching on board the MV Alucia, when she visited Auckland. She […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Juice Review – Office for iPad

Last month Microsoft announced Office for iPad. This had been rumoured for some time, however there was a lot of speculation that Microsoft were holding off to avoid cannibalising sales of their Surface tablet. Perhaps with the change in CEO at Microsoft it was time for a fresh approach, however realistically the product will have been in development for some time.

At Ripped Orange we have […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Categories: Apple iPhone, Review|0 Comments

Juice Tip – Setting up a domain name

This blog is designed to provide your with the information to register your own domain name and the steps your will need to make to register it.

What is a domain name?

A domain name is a unique global web address that people enter to visit your website or send an email.  E.g. www.rippedorange.co.nz is the web address and info@rippedorange.co.nz .  Is the email address.

In this case […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Apples and Oranges

At Ripped Orange we think Oranges and Apples go together nicely.  Many others do also, in fact it’s one of the most popular fruit drinks.

Our focus is helping organisations with their digital literacy needs, may they be complex ERP systems, analysing a spreadsheet or navigating the world of social media.

To help our clients Ripped Orange has joined the Apple Consultants Network, with a focus on […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments