James Butler

James Butler
CEO, Cloud Business I like cars, getting out on the mountain bike and spending time with the family.

Recent Posts

What the modern workplace should look like in 2020, and why it doesn't

Posted by James Butler on 08-Jan-2020 18:04:51

You may have noticed that we’ve re-energised our blogging recently with more content about the digital workplace, and increasing productivity, collaboration, agility and all those wonderful benefits digital transformation can deliver.


Generation Z will transform the workplace over the next decade, how will you support them?

Posted by James Butler on 23-Dec-2019 12:43:37

Over the next decade Generation Z, those born in the mid to late 90s, will be entering the workplace in large numbers and disrupting the way we work well into the future.


How workplace sustainability trends will shape 2020

Posted by James Butler on 10-Dec-2019 15:42:06

Sustainability in the workplace has moved up the agenda rapidly over the last 12 months. Environmental consciousness is at an all-time high, with activists like Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion protestors raising awareness. 


Will 2020 be the year of the paperless office?

Posted by James Butler on 28-Nov-2019 12:56:02

Digital technology has long been hyped as the route to a paperless office.


How to create a happy workplace and boost employee engagement

Posted by James Butler on 19-Nov-2019 13:17:11

Breakout areas with foosball tables, beer Fridays and yoga classes at lunchtime are just some of the many HR recommendations for creating a happy workplace.


5 steps to a successful Lotus Notes to Office 365 Migration

Posted by James Butler on 03-Oct-2016 13:41:27

At Cloud Business, we have managed the Lotus Notes to Office 365 migration for thousands of users. This has allowed us to codify our approach into a 5 step procedure. This approach can make a complex migration procedure straightforward and means there are no nasty surprises or down time and lots of happy users!

Here's an overview of our 5 step migration procedure:


Accountants guide to delighting customers with Office 365 in 2016

Posted by James Butler on 28-Sep-2016 12:35:27

When Accountex surveyed 14,000 accountancy clients, these were named as the biggest challenges.


The real reasons users move from Lotus Notes to Office 365

Posted by James Butler on 23-Sep-2016 17:13:02

Here at Cloud Business, we have been helping our customers migrate from Lotus Notes to a modern Microsoft Office 365 workplace for the past 4 years. One of the first questions we ask is, why do you want to migrate? This is important to help plan the migration strategy, timing and the level of user engagement needed to make the transformation successful.

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