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Getting Started with Microsoft Teams

Nothing is more powerful and important for an organization to be successful than communication. There are many tools for a business to choose from, such as Zoom or Slack, but in our professional opinion, Microsoft Teams is the ultimate business collaboration tool. Microsoft Teams isn’t just for meetings, calls, and chats; it’s a powerhouse tool that integrates with other productivity tools, like...

Posted on August 01, 2022

G Suite is Being Phased Out – Should You Switch to Microsoft 365?

Google recently announced that their G Suite legacy free edition will soon become obsolete, meaning all organizations will now be required to upgrade to a Google Workspace paid subscription.

You could take the easy route and let Google automatically upgrade your account. Or, you could take advantage of this opportunity to explore other (more efficient) alternatives, like Microsoft 365.

While...

Posted on May 13, 2022

Tagged Microsoft

Here's What to Expect from Microsoft in 2022

Last November, Microsoft got the chance to show off some of their newest offerings at the Industry Cloud Battleground Week, hosted by Cloud Wars.Microsoft’s Global Product Marketing Manager, Kees Hertogh, was pleased to discuss the ways that Microsoft Cloud eclipses their competitors by “infus(ing) our cloud with process flows and core business logic that help our customers address their pain...

Posted on January 26, 2022

What Happened to my Checkboxes?

Through my process with PowerApps forms, I found it curious that checkboxes are not a standard field.  Although I can understand the reasoning as we accelerate into the mobile world, considering the amount of canvas area checkboxes required, they are still very much a desired field type to be used in forms. 

Checkboxes have been around and used in all sorts of forms, from excel to...

Posted on January 13, 2022

Tagged Microsoft

Resolving SharePoint Certificate Errors

 

Are you struggling with SharePoint? Have the search and workflows been giving you a headache? Well, you're not alone, and there are a few things you can try to remedy the situation. Keep reading for a first-hand account of an issue one of our engineers helped a client through. We hope that by sharing our troubleshooting experience, we can help keep your systems running.

Posted on November 15, 2021

Ultimate Guide to Microsoft 365

It’s easy to fall behind on your organization’s technology, and the marketplace usually isn’t very forgiving. While your hardware ages, the technology you need to support your customers and maintain a productive workforce keeps advancing. Ultimately, you end up with computers and tech that can’t meet the demands of the newest applications, limiting your efficiency and potentially leading to...

Posted on September 30, 2021

What are the Microsoft 365 applications?

Do you ever wonder what all those applications in the Microsoft App Launcher do? From Bookings to Forms, MyAnalytics to PowerBI, Microsoft 365 has tons of applications to help you manage your day-to-day. Some of these apps will also help you manage your team, schedule meetings, and understand where everyone spends most of their time. The following is a quick summary of non-Office (Word,...
Posted on August 17, 2021

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

Benefits of a Cloud Solutions Provider for Microsoft Licensing

Updated on May 25, 2022

Your organization, like many others, may be deciding on a roadmap to move applications to Microsoft cloud services, O365, M365, and Azure. As part of this process, you need to determine a pathway from an existing Open or Enterprise Agreement (EA) for licenses or to purchase through a Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP). Here are the many benefits of utilizing a CSP over an EA...

Posted on July 26, 2021

Teaming Up to Manage Microsoft Teams

Accelerated Roll Out Timeline

Like many organizations, we had some eye opening moments as we migrated from Skype to Microsoft Teams. With Skype end of life coming in July of 2021, we knew we needed to make the move.  However, the pandemic forced us to accelerate our adoption timelines.

Posted on June 07, 2020

Avoid Costly Updates from Windows 7 and Windows 10 Blue Screen Errors

It’s been an eventful start to 2020 for Microsoft, including the end of Windows 7 and an update to Windows 10 that has left up to 900 million users in a buggy and turbulent state of affairs.

In the wake of Windows 7, Microsoft has started sending strongly worded, full-screen upgrade warnings to all Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate users. These warn that they’ll no...

Posted on February 06, 2020

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

How to Recover a Microsoft Office File You Forgot to Save on a Mac

We’ve all been there before. You’ve spent hours working hard on a PowerPoint presentation and you’re just about to finish it up when, suddenly, the application crashes. 

Posted on December 27, 2018

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

How to Get Notified When Someone Tampers with Your Mac

Admit it. You’ve left your computer unattended in a public place.

Posted on May 02, 2018

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

Solved: Windows 10 Upgrade Changed All Documents to Read-Only

Has this happened to you? You finally decided to take the plunge and upgrade your PC to Windows 10, only to find out that all your documents are now “read-only.”

Posted on January 04, 2017

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

Subscribing vs. Buying: The Microsoft Office Dilemma

Still using Microsoft Office 2007? 

Posted on August 30, 2016

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

Microsoft Outlook Voicemail Phishing Scam Fooling Users into Downloading Malware

Microsoft Outlook users should keep their eyes peeled for a phishing attempt targeting business users of the popular mail client. Though this phishing attempt has been making the rounds for a couple of years, it hasn’t shown signs of slowing down.

Posted on November 04, 2014

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