Moving to Microsoft Teams

For many organizations just getting started with Office 365, there is typically some excitement about rolling out Skype for Business in order to enable better collaboration between individuals. Unfortunately, many are disappointed to learn that Skype for Business is not available to them any longer. Back in late 2018, Microsoft tapered access for Skype for [...]

By |2019-05-06T09:44:46-05:00April 18th, 2019|Collaboration|Comments Off on Moving to Microsoft Teams

My 10 Favorite Features in Microsoft Office 2016

You can imagine how much has changed in the past nine years since Microsoft Office 2010 was released.  Users may not be taking advantage of the many useful features that the new version of Office provides.  Let’s look at my 10 favorite features now available in Office 2016. Word In Word 2016, if you find [...]

By |2019-03-20T14:15:07-05:00March 19th, 2019|Advisory Services|Comments Off on My 10 Favorite Features in Microsoft Office 2016

This Month in Cyber Security: February 2019 (2:38)

  New cyber security threats emerge on a weekly basis, but are all of them relevant to your organization? Each month, our security team hosts a 30-minute webinar to discuss the latest threats and breakdown their applicability to small and medium-sized organizations, and cost-effective steps to mitigate risk. Common household items like Google home security [...]

By |2019-05-03T12:00:05-05:00February 26th, 2019|Security Solutions|Comments Off on This Month in Cyber Security: February 2019 (2:38)

3 Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018

Microsoft held its annual product showcase for its partners from June 15-19, in Las Vegas. Inspire 2018 presented the overall strategic direction of Microsoft and how partners can best serve their clients with Microsoft products over the next year. I wanted to highlight 3 areas where Microsoft and their CEO made news. 1.  AI, IoT, and [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:11:29-05:00July 27th, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on 3 Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018

End of Life = Beginning of Loss

End of Life for several Microsoft products could signal the beginning of data loss for customers.  Microsoft has recently made several announcements about End of Life (EOL) on some products that likely are still running in your environment.  Increasingly, an unpatched product no longer receiving security updates is a rich target for exploits or at [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:35:16-05:00October 13th, 2017|Advisory Services|Comments Off on End of Life = Beginning of Loss

5 reasons you’ll want to use Microsoft Stream

There are many tools that work with your collaboration solutions and Microsoft Stream is the next iteration of video management using Office 365.  Stream promises to provide more capabilities and performance over the current O365 Video Portal.  If you're looking for a way to easily manage videos, here are 5 ways Stream can help: Adaptive [...]

By |2017-05-07T07:26:53-05:00January 6th, 2017|Collaboration|Comments Off on 5 reasons you’ll want to use Microsoft Stream