5 Practical Technology Projects Your Business Can Actually Do In 2020

2020-03-07T21:35:11-06:00 By |

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 [...]

How to Set Your Small Business IT Up For Growth

2020-03-12T10:31:41-06:00 By |

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 [...]

7 Tips to Save You Time and Improve Office Productivity

2020-04-25T06:58:30-06:00 By |

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 [...]

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

2020-03-03T19:32:25-06:00 By |

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 Updates: May 2017

2020-04-25T06:53:41-06:00 By |

Updated feature: Company Shareable Links will now open in SharePoint and OneDrive for Business Published On: April 10, 2017 Microsoft announcement: We’re updating Company Shareable Links (the type of sharing links that are only accessible to users in your company) so that non-Office files such as pictures, videos and PDFs are going to be displayed in the SharePoint/OneDrive for Business user experience instead of automatically downloading the file or opening it in the browser. This will take advantage of all of our new web previewers, and is going to be a better collaboration experience for all your users. We [...]

Microsoft Updates: March 2017

2020-03-04T16:29:10-06:00 By |

New feature: Skype for Business Online Voicemail Transcription Published On: March 27, 2017 Expires On: April 26, 2017 Skype for Business Online Voicemail Transcription is a new Office 365 feature. This feature will be released to all customers on March 31, 2017. This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 55889. How does this affect me? Voicemail Transcription will be enabled by default for all customers. Once it is released, users will receive a transcription of their voicemails in the email body. You can disable this feature at any time from your configuration. What do I need to [...]

Microsoft Teams: How to use the ultimate collaboration tool

2020-03-03T18:51:38-06:00 By |

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 [...]

5 Great Resources To Kick Off National Entrepreneurship Week

2020-03-03T21:01:54-06:00 By |

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 [...]

How to Map a SharePoint Online Library Like a Network Drive – 2020 Guide

2020-07-19T15:28:59-06:00 By |

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 are not connected to the internet. But there are many situations where this does not work, such as space limitations on your laptop or tablet, or when the library exceeds the OneDrive sync limitations. In these cases, you can map your SharePoint library just like any other shared folder on a network. There are four steps necessary to map the folder and then set the credentials so that you do not [...]

Know the Difference Between Lead and Contact; CRM by Microsoft Dynamics

2020-06-06T09:25:10-06:00 By |

CRM leads vs contacts? There is a piece of software for anything you could imagine. And if what you are looking for is not already out there, you can build one. You may find yourself suffering from decision fatigue by just thinking about the plethora of applications, additions, and features you can choose. We understand this. As the phrase ‘CRM’ may sound like another acronym floating around in the six inches between your ears. But customer relationship management software is how you facilitate cohesion within your business, streamlining the customer lifecycle and creating interagency connections. Let us explore the [...]