Office 365 – to backup or not backup?

As each day passes, more and more organizational data is making its way to Office 365 as a repository.  Whether you’re just beginning your journey to O365 or are already there, you inevitably have asked: “Do I need to backup my data in Office 365?” Our experience is that most organizations have chosen NOT to [...]

By |2019-02-28T14:33:52-05:00February 7th, 2019|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Office 365 – to backup or not backup?

Oh no, my Office 365 trial tenant was deprovisioned! What can I do?

I recently ran into a scenario where we assisted a client in setting up an O365 Trial Tenant while they worked out licensing with their volume reseller and several internal application compatibility issues.  We set up AD Connect, synced their user accounts, and waited for licenses to be associated from their Enterprise Agreement.  And waited.  [...]

By |2019-01-21T10:38:42-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Oh no, my Office 365 trial tenant was deprovisioned! What can I do?

Power Apps: Adapt to Big Data Recap

PowerApps is one of the simplest, most useful tools available to Microsoft users. It allows you to customize Office 365 and Dynamics 365 with scalable apps that span productivity and business data. You can tailor SharePoint Online with PowerApps, use it with Microsoft Teams, and build applications on Dynamics 365. The possibilities are endless!  But [...]

By |2018-12-20T11:24:14-05:00December 20th, 2018|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Power Apps: Adapt to Big Data Recap

PowerApps: Adapt to Big Data (4:43)

PowerApps is one of the simplest, most useful tools available to Microsoft users. It allows you to customize Office 365 and Dynamics 365 with powerful apps that span productivity and business data. You can tailor SharePoint Online with PowerApps, use it with Microsoft Teams, and build applications on Dynamics 365. The possibilities are endless! Register [...]

By |2019-05-03T12:27:00-05:00December 19th, 2018|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on PowerApps: Adapt to Big Data (4:43)

Office 365: Modern Workplace Preview (1:58)

In the final installment of our Modern Workplace webinar series we explore Office 365. Office 365 includes many helpful applications, but Word, Excel, Outlook, and OneDrive only scratch the surface of the potential value of Office 365. Discover how you can deploy, support, manage and use Microsoft’s Office platform to help empower your employees and [...]

By |2018-12-27T10:52:06-05:00November 15th, 2018|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Office 365: Modern Workplace Preview (1:58)

The New Office 365 Email Encryption

If you have been using Office 365 for encrypting emails, you are likely using the previous version of Office Message Encryption (OME).  It has been working perfectly for me for the last year or so.  However, the new version of OME is built on the Azure Information Protection and Rights Management platform.  This means you are [...]

By |2019-05-06T09:43:57-05:00July 25th, 2018|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on The New Office 365 Email Encryption

Using Compliance Manager to strengthen your Office 365 tenant data protection and compliance

Corporate compliance has become very complex and is continually evolving; it seems to have almost a life of its own. Compliance Manager helps reign in this dynamic enigmatic entity by providing a unified, centralized, comprehensive, and plethoric source of information. This, in turn, provides leverage for meeting desired corporate compliance in accordance with Microsoft recommendations [...]

By |2018-12-27T10:50:09-05:00April 23rd, 2018|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Using Compliance Manager to strengthen your Office 365 tenant data protection and compliance

Microsoft 365: A Complete IT Solution?

You need to streamline your business processes, reduce cost, and stay up-to-date with the latest trends. There is a plethora of options, each with their own capabilities, limitations, and problems. We get it. Navigating the tech industry today is more difficult than ever. You must have a very sophisticated understanding of all product offerings and [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:32:12-05:00March 5th, 2018|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Microsoft 365: A Complete IT Solution?

BUT…I own this domain, Office 365!!!

I help many of our clients with Office 365 migrations.  We initiate every project with planning.  There have been a number of times, as we start working through the process, where we find that the primary email domain cannot be added to Office 365.  They have never set up a tenant before but, somehow, somewhere… [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:52:01-05:00January 24th, 2018|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on BUT…I own this domain, Office 365!!!

Upgrade Distribution Lists to Groups in Office 365

The first question is...why would I want to do this? What’s the purpose? (OK, maybe that’s two questions. ;-)) Here's why - using one of the latest new buzzwords in everyone's wheelhouse - collaboration. When you set up a group in Office 365, you can select a subset of people that you wish to collaborate [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:53:23-05:00November 27th, 2017|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Upgrade Distribution Lists to Groups in Office 365