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Sustainable IT solutions for your franchise business

  1. Staff turnover: Enabling easy access to onboarding and training materials
  2. Lack of IT security or fear of information being stolen as staff exits the business
  3. Increasing productivity while keeping costs down
  4. Ability to easily control schedules, swap shifts, request time off and find information as well as keep the team “together” in a digital environment.
  5. Compliance: striking the right balance between growth strategies, cash flow management and compliance
  6. Communication: Connecting employees with modern tools, information sharing in a mobile way.
  7. Customer engagement, how can the customer engagement be low touch while providing a great customer service

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With flexible, scalable technology that simplifies your operational processes and helps you work more efficiently, you’ve got what you need to evolve your franchising business and focus on improving customer relationships. Lancom Technology is here to guide you every step of the way in your journey. Let us help you explore how Microsoft 365 can maximise the impact of your first line workforce, today, and in the future.

Working with franchising businesses

HRV has been a customer of Lancom for the past 10 years. We currently manage their entire IT portfolio from infrastructure, Dynamics CRM and bespoke applications written by Lancom for their mobile workforce, commissions module, data warehousing and reporting.
Lancom have successfully migrated over 400+ HRV users to Office 365 and enabled their workforce to do business anywhere, providing a seamless experience across devices, while freeing management to keep focusing on business growth.

Lancom’s franchise offer

Transform your business process and people productivity with mobile-ready, cloud-based business solutions. Engage with Lancom on a commitment free consulting session and discover a solution that is better tailored to your franchising needs. Start the conversation with us today and understand how we can transition your franchising business to the cloud.

Register for a free consultation, valued at $2,000 with our cloud and business experts
Find out more about Lancom’s knowledge and experience working with Franchise organisations

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The seven challenges faced by New Zealand franchises

The evolution of your franchise business is exciting. Having a solid IT infrastructure will help you reap even bigger rewards, with less risk and better scalability. We offer a range of services that will assist your franchise business in supporting your business growth and maximising your IT investment. Whether it's creating a more connected team, managing your StaffHub or implementing enterprise grade security - we can provide a solution.

Get started today with

  • Microsoft SharePoint Starter Pack
  • Microsoft Staffhub
  • Office 365 migration

Designertech franchise offer

Microsoft SharePoint Starter Pack
Get the most out of the tools in Office 365 to manage key documents - policies, processes, price lists, recipes, to name but a few. Our Microsoft SharePoint Starter Pack will provide you with a secure central go-to point for your internal team, franchisees and frontline workers alike.
Microsoft StaffHub
For a franchise business, StaffHub provides the ideal way to manage Firstline Workers’ schedules and information flow, especially in conjunction with the other collaboration apps in Office 365. Designertech offers a training and configuration package for franchises.
Office 365 mail migration. Fixed cost, no surprises.
Our experience in migrating businesses to Office 365 means we can take the guesswork out of complex migrations. We will migrate your franchise mailboxes to any Office 365 plan for fixed and predictable investment.

Read how Office 365 can streamline your Franchise processes
See how Designertech helped a Franchise achieve their desired outcome using Microsoft Azure in this case study
Designertech’s Franchise Offerings

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Effective systems are a key part of any successful franchise

A robust IT solution with the right resources and tools can help franchise organisations improve performance and better serve their customers.

Acronym’s IT services include the design, planning, deployment and support. We understand the needs of franchised and multi branch environments to make sure our clients get solutions they need.

Acronym can provide franchise organisations with

  • Franchise and local branch information in one place
  • Websites with both centralised franchise and local franchisee branch content – that the franchisee can update and manage themselves
  • Software licensing solutions to improve standardisation across franchises with centralised control
  • Team collaboration systems (an Outlook email solution and common email domain across all franchise members, working on both mobile devices and laptops/desktops)
  • Centralised phone systems
  • Productivity custom franchise Apps

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DTSL and the Franchise Sector

DTSL has a rich heritage of operation in the franchise sector across industries and throughout the country. If you are a Franchisor looking to bring buy in, consistency and uniformity to your membership base or an individual Franchise seeking for best of breed tools for your business; DTSL has the experience, expertise and presence to deliver and support Office 365 anywhere in New Zealand.

Azure Consultancy Offer

So you have made that decision that Microsoft Cloud services are right for your business and you are looking to move your Microsoft suite to Office 365. Now you’re curious about the potential of freeing yourself from all on premise infrastructure and moving all your workload and application servers to the cloud? Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform that provides the compute, data, application and network services enabling customers to run their business services from Microsoft’s secure data centers. By engaging DTSL in your Office 365 journey we will conduct a free Azure readiness and assessment consultancy service.

DTSL’s franchise offer

  • 1 x On-site client engagement to gain the baseline information and determine your key business drivers
  • Data gathering (IT infrastructure environments)
  • Assess Line of Business application (LOB) requirements
  • Access Rights Information summary
  • Develop a Cloud Suitability Report & migration plan for your business

Conact DSTL to register a for your free Azure readiness and assessment consultancy service normally valued at $2320.

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IT is one of the most significant challenges to franchise businesses.

IT is constantly evolving, and it’s now easier for franchise businesses to use IT to do a lot more. Creating new revenue streams, working on the move, cost efficiencies and generally ‘doing more with less’ is now a reality. With the opportunity, comes a range of threats as well:

  1. How do I keep up with the latest developments that can improve my business productivity?
  2. How secure is my data?
  3. Am I protected from the latest security threats?
  4. Do I have way back in the event of a disaster?
  5. Am I doing things in the best possible way?
  6. Can I reduce cost?

With the correct tools in place your IT can be made a whole lot easier and far more secure!

The Office 365 product set is a major part of the “IT Made Easy” approach adopted by Computer Culture. Coupled with our strong security approach we can deliver a tailor-made solution to suite your needs. Improve the way your franchise communicates, collaborates, stores and backs up data. With the right IT solution in place your organisation will be in a strong position to work efficiently and have the best protection against cyber threats.
Computer Culture has a wealth of experience with Office 365 and IT security. We have dedicated team making sure we are up to date with the latest security threats and products. And with one of the larger national real estate companies as a customer we already have the experience and expertise to help your franchise.

Computer Culture’s franchise offer

Any new customers will get 6 months free antivirus for the entire franchise
Plus a free assessment of the current security level with recommend solutions to protect against the latest security threats. If the franchise is outside of Christchurch this consultation will be carried out remotely. If you would like take advantage of this offer please contact our sales team on 03 377 4662 or email

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Office 365 is the perfect platform to meet the needs of the modern franchise model.

If you struggle to stay up to date with new projects, keeping up-to-speed with a full workload while working from home, a cafe, or even overseas, Office 365 helps you to collaborate, share documents and data. It has never been easier to access email, calendars, log any new projects, and to communicate with any client or colleague, and you can do so from any device.

For more information

Check out our blog about the six main reasons why our clients believe Office 365 improve their business.

Think IT’s franchise offer

Buy Office 365 with ThinkIT and receive a free business process review

Contact Think IT about this offer now.

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