Cool Windows 11 Features That May Make You Love This OS

By |2023-02-02T14:30:22-06:00March 10th, 2023|Microsoft|

Microsoft released the Windows 11 operating system (OS) over a year ago. It was largely well-received as stable and user-friendly. The OS is not a large departure from the Windows 10 experience. But it does offer a lot of enhancements over the older environment.Yet with several improvements and a free upgrade for Windows 10 users, [...]

7 Most Exciting App Announcements at Microsoft Ignite 2022

By |2023-01-02T14:30:15-06:00February 5th, 2023|Microsoft|

If you follow Microsoft products, then you may know about Microsoft Ignite. Held annually, it generates many exciting updates and announcements in the Microsoft world.Microsoft held its most recent conference last October. In the rush of the recent holidays, you may have missed some of the highlights. So, we’re bringing them to you now.One thing [...]

Align Your Team to Company Targets with Microsoft Viva Goals

By |2022-12-13T14:10:44-06:00January 15th, 2023|Microsoft, Productivity|

You often hear the words “digital transformation” and “collaboration.” But what do they actually mean? What do they mean for the day-to-day of running your business?Collaboration can’t happen without shared goals. When departments are siloed and unconnected, priorities can conflict. People are doing their best but may not be moving in the same direction.Digital transformation [...]

Simple Setup Checklist for Microsoft Teams

By |2022-12-13T14:10:44-06:00December 15th, 2022|Microsoft, Productivity|

Microsoft Teams is a lot of things. It’s a video conferencing tool, a team messaging channel, and a tool for in-app co-authoring, just to name a few. During the pandemic, the popularity of Teams skyrocketed.User numbers for MS Teams jumped from 20 million in November 2019 to 75 million in April 2020. As of this [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft Viva Sales

By |2022-12-13T14:10:44-06:00November 15th, 2022|Business, Microsoft|

Data entry can be a real drag for salespeople. The time they spend on administrative tasks is time away from customer interactions. But that data is vital.It’s important to capture customer orders, quotes, needs, and more. Lead and sales reporting help sales managers know where to direct their attention. Analytics also help drive more efficient [...]

7 Pro Tips for Microsoft 365

By |2022-12-13T14:10:44-06:00October 31st, 2022|Microsoft|

Microsoft 365 is the most popular of all major office productivity software. It has 48.8% of the global market share, just edging out Google’s apps, by a couple of percentage points.It’s used by individuals, small & mid-sized businesses, and larger enterprise organizations. It does everything a modern office needs. Including from word processing and spreadsheet [...]

What Is Microsoft Defender for Individuals & What Does It Do?

By |2022-12-13T14:10:44-06:00October 25th, 2022|Cybersecurity, Microsoft|

When you hear about Microsoft adding security apps to M365, it’s often the business versions. But the pandemic has changed the way that we see the workplace. It’s now a hybrid world. One made up of several connected “mini-offices” located in employee homes.The outsourcing market has also contributed to the change in company networks. Freelancers [...]

Internet Explorer Has Lost All Support (What You Need to Know)

By |2022-12-13T14:11:00-06:00October 10th, 2022|Cybersecurity, Microsoft|

After being the main entry to the internet in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Internet Explorer (IE) is gone. As of June 15, 2022, Microsoft dropped the web browser from support.IE ushered in the age of connection to the world in 1995 and held a majority of the browser market share for many years. [...]

Microsoft Productivity Score Overview

By |2022-12-13T14:11:00-06:00September 20th, 2022|Microsoft|

Productivity can be challenging to track, no matter where employees are working. How do you know they’re using their tools as effectively as possible? How can you enable them to adopt best practices?These are questions that managers often ask themselves. If they’re looking at the wrong things, it can get in the way of empowering [...]

5 Exciting Ways Microsoft 365 Can Enable the Hybrid Office

By |2022-12-13T14:11:00-06:00August 5th, 2022|Microsoft, Productivity|

“Hybrid office” is the new buzzword you’ll hear used in business discussions. It’s the mix of having employees both working at the office and working from home. This has become more than a buzzword and is now the reality for many companies.There was a survey of employees with remote-capable jobs. The survey found that as [...]

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