Microsoft Updates: June 2017

2017-06-26T19:17:05+00:00

 New feature: Modern List and Document Library Web PartsPublished On : May 6, 2017 The Modern List and Document Library Web Parts are new Office 365 features. You'll begin seeing these new features over the coming weeks. How does this affect me? The web parts can be added to any modern SharePoint page, allowing users to view and edit files directly from the web part. Any list or document library can be displayed and customized with the users' own title, view, and size choice. We'll be gradually rolling this out in early May, and the roll out will be completed by [...]

Microsoft Updates: June 2017 2017-06-26T19:17:05+00:00

What Is The Cloud and Is It Right For My Small Business?

2017-05-05T08:30:57+00:00

  Simply put, the cloud is the delivery of computing services—servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics, and more—over the Internet (“the cloud”). Cloud computing is a big shift from the traditional way businesses think about IT resources. What is it about cloud computing? Why is cloud computing so popular?  Download the cloud 101 infographic! Uses of the cloud You’re probably using cloud computing right now, even if you don’t realize it. If you use an online service to send email, edit documents, watch movies or TV, listen to music, play games, or store pictures and other files, it’s likely [...]

What Is The Cloud and Is It Right For My Small Business? 2017-05-05T08:30:57+00:00

7 Tips to Save You Time and Improve Office Productivity

2017-05-01T07:39:14+00:00

  Empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more As we think about empowering everyone, and helping them achieve more, it helps to understand what is holding people back today. What keeps them from achieving more? We think we can help people achieve more by giving them the tools to overcome the limits of time, place and complexity. Achieve even more with all 15 Top Productivity Tips for Office TIP #1 (OneNote) - Take notes on any device or platform, and access from anywhere, with OneNote OneNote is a digital notebook that’s perfect solution for [...]

7 Tips to Save You Time and Improve Office Productivity 2017-05-01T07:39:14+00:00

How to Set Your Small Business IT Up For Growth

2017-04-20T11:59:58+00:00

Reduce costs while getting the right technology for every phase of your business growth The only constant is change, especially when it comes to the technology we use to help run our businesses. And the pace of that change is constantly accelerating, whether as a result of major innovations like cloud computing or the impact of economic events. Technology should be an asset—one that helps you to anticipate, manage, and respond quickly to change. Technology should also help your organization reduce costs and get more from the investments you make. When it comes to growing with greater efficiency, there are some [...]

How to Set Your Small Business IT Up For Growth 2017-04-20T11:59:58+00:00

New Microsoft Teams Is Officially Here- What Makes It Different From Other Collaboration Tools?

2017-03-30T13:54:19+00:00

  Microsoft recently released its new collaboration tool, Microsoft Teams, as part of the Office 365 suite. March 14th Microsoft Teams was launched publicly and the tool is now widely available to Office 365 business and enterprise users. With all the collaboration tools on the market, what makes this new product so exciting? It’s a lot like Slack- except included for FREE with your Office 365 business or enterprise accounts. It has all the features that have made Slack such a hit in the past few years. To start with the user-friendly interface is very similar and it also uses the [...]

New Microsoft Teams Is Officially Here- What Makes It Different From Other Collaboration Tools? 2017-03-30T13:54:19+00:00

4 Things to Look for in a CRM for Your SMB

2017-02-24T14:54:26+00:00

  Choosing the correct CRM for your small business is a complicated decision. There are many factors to consider and making the wrong choice can be a costly mistake. Once you have selected a CRM it will become an intricate part of your company’s operations. I have laid out 4 factors that we have found critical to selecting the right CRM for our small business clients. Is it scalable? Small to medium size businesses always should be thinking of the future. Adopting a new CRM can be a daunting process, with the time it takes to train staff and figuring out [...]

4 Things to Look for in a CRM for Your SMB 2017-02-24T14:54:26+00:00

5 Great Resources To Kick Off National Entrepreneurship Week

2017-02-17T14:26:15+00:00

  Did you know, over six million new businesses launch every year. As a Silver Partner, we are joining Microsoft in celebrating entrepreneurs next week. National Entrepreneurship Week (NEW) arrives February 20-24, 2017, and Microsoft is taking the lead to create community awareness in celebrating entrepreneurs across the U.S. They are kicking off a full week of free workshops, content, webcasts, events and more from a large community of supporters including: Wix, Yelp, LinkedIn, Dun & Bradstreet, and many more. Be sure to check www.wininbizweek.com for regular updates, resources, and events. You can join in the conversation on Twitter by hashtagging [...]

5 Great Resources To Kick Off National Entrepreneurship Week 2017-02-17T14:26:15+00:00

How to Map Your Sharepoint Online Library Like a Network Drive

2017-01-20T17:12:54+00:00

  The easiest way to work with Sharepoint files is through your OneDrive for Business app.  It allows you to sync your folders and use them even when you aren’t connected to the internet.  But there are also many situations where this doesn’t work.  These may include space limitations on your laptop or tablet, or in cases when the library exceeds the OneDrive sync limitations.  In these cases, you can map your Sharepoint folders just like any other shared folder on a network. Here the steps needed to map the folder and then set the credentials so that you don’t have [...]

How to Map Your Sharepoint Online Library Like a Network Drive 2017-01-20T17:12:54+00:00

Dynamics CRM: The Difference Between a Contact Vs. Lead

2016-12-20T12:35:21+00:00

  When setting up your Dynamics CRM understanding the difference between Contacts and Leads can be difficult. However, it is very important so that you don’t run into duplicate information in your CRM. What is a Contact? Microsoft says: “Use contacts to keep track of the people you do business with.” So basically, a contact is a customer you already have qualified and are doing business with. Being qualified and doing business with them is what is key here, if you have not yet qualified them they do not belong in your system as a contact. What is a Lead? Microsoft [...]

Dynamics CRM: The Difference Between a Contact Vs. Lead 2016-12-20T12:35:21+00:00

OneDrive for Business Vs. SharePoint, Which is Right for My Small Business

2016-09-01T13:13:39+00:00

  When first learning about all the benefits that can come from using SharePoint and OneDrive for Business it may get confusing as to which program is a better fit for your company. Although they started out serving two very different functions they have both expanded to encompass many overlapping features that can be beneficial to small businesses. OneDrive started out as a program very similar to DropBox. It was a place online to store documents, photos, videos, and other files. With OneDrive for Business, companies can now take advantage of this convenience, making it easy to manage your work files, [...]

OneDrive for Business Vs. SharePoint, Which is Right for My Small Business 2016-09-01T13:13:39+00:00