Are you wasting your O365 subscription?

Are you wasting your O365 subscription?

Even if the subscription model is making more companies look like slow money drains, subscribing to Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 is well worth the investment. Office apps and the files you create with them are accessible wherever there’s an internet connection, but that is actually the bare minimum that O365 offers. If you go for […]

Details about Microsoft’s lightweight OS

Details about Microsoft’s lightweight OS

Reports about a new Windows operating system (OS) called “Windows Lite” is currently making the rounds online. According to insiders, this OS is a compact version of Windows that’s built as an alternative to Chrome OS. But what can people expect from this new OS and what does this mean for businesses? What is Windows […]

Differentiating Groups, Yammer, and Teams

Differentiating Groups, Yammer, and Teams

Yammer, Outlook Groups, and Microsoft Teams have plenty in common. They’re all Office 365 tools designed for sharing files and communicating with colleagues. So what differentiates each from the other and when should you use them? Let’s take a quick look. Outlook Groups With Outlook Groups, every member gets a shared inbox, calendar, project planner, […]

How do I maximize my Microsoft Teams?

How do I maximize my Microsoft Teams?

If you’re like most people, your chat app is limited to asking basic questions or maybe touching base with a colleague. You switch tabs to do one thing and toggle back to do another. It would be great if completing a task were just a matter of keyboard shortcuts and menu items in a single […]

Android: Comparing Office 365 and Google Apps

Android: Comparing Office 365 and Google Apps

There are so many variables to consider when choosing a software solution, especially now that cloud-based options run on mobile devices. If you’re choosing between Office 365 and Google Apps for productivity software, understanding what they’re capable of on an Android phone or tablet could make the choice much easier. Text-based documents Google Docs sacrifices […]

Workplace Analytics evaluates employees’ productivity

Workplace Analytics evaluates employees’ productivity

Measuring productivity is an important process in an employee’s performance evaluation. Previously, Microsoft’s Office 365 had MyAnalytics, a tool for employees to monitor their own performance. But Microsoft improved on it with Workplace Analytics, which now allows managers to also view and evaluate their staff’s productivity. Managers can use this data to create strategies for […]

The latest and greatest Office 365 updates

The latest and greatest Office 365 updates

Office 365 just keeps getting better and better. Check out how these new and upcoming enhancements can improve productivity. Office Write and draw with digital ink Typing is easy on desktops and laptops, but when you’re on touch-enabled devices, keyboards are cumbersome to use, whether they are extra hardware or as space invaders on your […]

Make your life easier with these Office 365 tips

Make your life easier with these Office 365 tips

Your company may be done migrating to Office 365, but there’s still a lot you must do. Now that your productivity tools are online via the cloud, there are a few optimizations that will provide your users with a better experience. Declutter your inbox If you’re having trouble managing the overwhelming amount of emails in […]

What’s better, virtualization or the cloud?

What’s better, virtualization or the cloud?

You’ve probably heard of cloud computing, but what about virtualization? Both are invaluable for small businesses, but it’s easy to mix them up. Learning the differences between these technologies can save you a lot of money, so let’s do a quick recap of how they work. Differences between cloud computing and virtualization Virtualization lets you […]

7 easy ways to prevent data loss in Office 365

7 easy ways to prevent data loss in Office 365

For businesses, data security is critical. If this information is lost or stolen, it could lead to crippling financial losses, legal disputes, and more importantly, loss of customer trust. While Microsoft Office 365 comes with some security and compliance tools, it still needs the support of data protection best practices. Here are seven you should […]