Is Your Office Space Ready to Return to In-Person Work?

Our new Access Wellness Screening Kiosk is an easy way to make health and safety a priority. By Michael Contento

After many long months away, you may be looking forward to finally returning to the office and being among colleagues again. But, if you’re an employer, before you can even consider asking your team to come back to an in-person setting, you have to make sure your workspace is optimized to be as safe as possible.

Shop Ergonomic Office Accessories at ShopMBU.ca

Make sure your setup sets you up for success.
By Julio Aversa

If you're returning to the office or continuing to work remotely, your work station probably needs a refresh—one that offers support and comfort all day. These four ergonomic accessories make going to work that much more comfortable.

Case Study: Back to the Future

How one MBU client transformed their office with WORKanyPLACE
by Michael Contento, CEO, My Blue Umbrella

One of the biggest challenges we face at My Blue Umbrella may be a surprising one: convincing clients to update their workplace infrastructure—the server and associated applications that they work from.

Free Ebook: Creating Digital DNA with Microsoft Teams

Over the next few weeks, My Blue Umbrella and 8x8, our partner in unified communications solutions (aka phone systems), will be sharing information to help you better understand how Microsoft Teams can positively impact your organization.

A new 8x8 eBook, Creating Digital DNA with Microsoft Teams, discusses what IT leaders think about MS Teams, as well as the platform's role as part of a unified communications strategy that also includes Contact Centre.

A New Way to Think About Your IT Partner

With our new Fusion CXO service, we’re providing our IT clients with the best strategic guidance available
By Michael Contento, CEO, My Blue Umbrella

We’re entering a time when technology is more important than ever. Workforces are transitioning to the permanent reality of a hybrid workforce.

Shop Tablets at ShopMBU.ca

Whether you're looking to get work done on the go, read an e-book or curl up in bed for a weekend movie marathon, tablets have become an intrinsic part of our lives. But with so many different options on the market—not to mention endless lists of elaborate specs—choosing one can be daunting.

Shop Headsets at ShopMBU.ca

If there’s one thing we learned while working remotely over the past year, it’s that good audio is important. (Seriously, is there anything more annoying that distorted echoes booming out from a Zoom meeting?) Eliminate all the fuss with a high-quality headset that will deliver audio straight to your ears (without irritating those around you) and make sure that you’re coming through crystal clear, too.

How To Plan a Successful Office Renovation

Your IT partner may be the best project manager for the job.
By Julio Aversa & Bryan Chiasson

A few years ago, one of our clients called to let us know that they’d be renovating their offices and asked if MBU would act as the project managers.

MBU Named TOP 100 Solution Provider

The Team at My Blue Umbrella is honoured to be listed in the top 70 of the prestigious CDN 2021 Top 100 Solution Provider ranking Award List!
With our continued innovation and commitment to our customers, who knows where we will rank next year. Congratulations to all of the other winners—and thank you to the Channel Innovation Awards for the recognition.

Strategies to Support Mental Health

By Michael Contento, CEO, My Blue Umbrella

Fatigue, stress, lack of motivation—we're all feeling it in the pandemic. In fact, a recent study by NeuroFit Lab, McMaster University’s research centre dedicated to exploring the relationship between brain function, mental health and physical exercise, found that more than half of respondents reported worse mental health since the start of the pandemic.