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New Power Apps integration makes Teams a powerful productivity platform

2021-01-28T21:51:52-07:00By |

Since Teams’ beginnings as a communication tool, Microsoft’s ambitions for its collaboration hub have greatly expanded. The tech titan knows the more business users can do within Teams, the less likely they are to click off to a third-party tool – and the more central and valuable Teams becomes to organizations everywhere as their go-to, all-in-one productivity platform.   Teams has now become the place where work gets done – all your work. And such is Microsoft’s new drive to push “Teams as a Platform” (or, rather, the platform) that now they’ve even integrated Power Apps seamlessly into Teams.  Let’s look at what that means for you.    Microsoft Teams gets a Power boost   Core pillars of the Microsoft ecosystem such as the Office suite of apps and the Outlook [...]

Reading the Room: Microsoft’s New Patent to Score Meetings

2021-01-28T13:28:24-07:00By |

Imagine being able to 'score' a meeting based on attendees' body language and facial expressions? Well, Microsoft is making this concept a reality and filed a patent application for an "insight computer system" that can score meetings based on body language, facial expressions, the number of attendees, and ambient conditions like the time of day and temperature. To better understand how this technology will shape the future of communication, it is essential to identify what is missing from the current virtual layout and immediate concerns. What is Missing from Virtual Meetings? Nodding when a colleague speaks, smiling, and looking [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft Dynamics 365

2020-03-29T14:13:05-06:00By |

The way we do business is changing, quickly. Change is inevitable, and the way you connect your company, customers, and data directly impacts customer experiences, business operations, and financial growth. Microsoft Dynamics 365 is changing the way we use to interact with customers. Follow along as we answer the questions: What is Microsoft Dynamics? How does it work? Why should I use it? Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a customer relationship solution that helps businesses organize and manage their customer and lead data through a set of five cloud-based applications within a singular portfolio. The applications are: Dynamics 365 for [...]

5 Practical Technology Projects Your Business Can Actually Do In 2020

2020-03-07T21:35:11-07:00By |

I’ve read a lot of the tech trend articles in the last month attempting to predict the next big thing in 2020. I couldn't help but laugh at all the writers throwing out AI, deep learning, and automation, along with many other buzzwords. Unless your name is Musk or Bezos you probably are not building sentient robots this year. So for the rest of us, what practical technology project should we really be focusing in the next 12 months? I was struck by the number of articles that talked about 5G wireless technology. While there is a hot race [...]

Set Your Small Business Up for Tech Success

2020-11-24T14:29:13-07:00By |

When it comes to the technology you use to support and scale your businesses, you can be sure that it will change. The pace of this change in the technology and software industries is accelerating for various reasons. Significant innovations like cloud computing or the impact of economic events are continuously shifting what small businesses to succeed, forcing them into digital transformation. It is no easy feat to set your small business up for tech success, which is why we created this small business IT guide. Asking the Right Questions Technology should be an asset— one that helps you [...]

7 Tricks and Tips to Save Time and Improve Office Productivity

2020-09-28T10:52:15-06:00By |

Empowerment is vital in creating a thriving work environment. When we think about empowering everyone, it is essential to understand what may be holding people back. As a business leader, you could ask, “What is holding them back from achieving more?” When equipped with the proper tools, individuals can quickly reach their full potential and beyond. Here are seven tips and tools to overcome the limits of time, place, and complexity. One— Take notes on any device or platform with OneNote OneNote is a digital notebook that is a perfect solution for creating, organizing, searching, and sharing notes online. [...]

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

2020-09-28T11:06:28-06:00By |

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 [...]

Microsoft Teams: How to use the ultimate collaboration tool

2020-09-28T11:06:29-06:00By |

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 [...]

4 Things to Look for in a CRM for Your SMB

2020-09-28T11:06:30-06:00By |

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 [...]

5 Great Resources To Kick Off National Entrepreneurship Week

2020-09-28T11:06:30-06:00By |

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 [...]

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