O365’s newest machine learning functions

October 14th, 2016
O365’s newest machine learning functions

Technology is ever-evolving and always improving. And with its new machine learning features, Office 365 is bringing new meaning to that aphorism. Long gone are the days of Clippy, Microsoft’s Office assistant, which has been replaced by far less personal, far more effective ‘intelligent’ tools.

Office 365 allows guests to collaborate

September 29th, 2016
Office 365 allows guests to collaborate

If you thought Office 365 couldn’t get any better, Microsoft was not of the same mind. Late last month the company announced a new feature that allows users to invite guests to interact with 365 groups and their content. Whether they’re international business partners, local customers, or infrequent clients, you can involve them regardless of their 365 subscription.

Master your next Powerpoint presentation

September 13th, 2016
Master your next Powerpoint presentation

It’s normal for us to utilize whatever tools we can to make things a little easier. Wanting to use tech to make presentations easier to understand is no exception. Although Microsoft PowerPoint can help you through the daunting task of speaking in public, that isn’t always the case.

Coming soon: Office 365 upgrade!

August 25th, 2016
Coming soon: Office 365 upgrade!

As technology continues its creep into every aspect of our life, the number of Internet connected devices we use is also growing. This has led to an increase in the number and severity of security threats facing networks. It seems that almost every week a new security threat is uncovered.

Newest member of Office 365: Bookings

August 5th, 2016

2016August5_Office_BWe all undeniably have hectic schedules, and they’re made even worse with unorganized meetings, impromptu playdates, and unscheduled yoga classes you were forced to attend. In order to move or cancel appointments, you’d generally have to pick up the phone and call someone, which can be a drag.

New Outlook add-on comes to the rescue

July 22nd, 2016

Have you ever wondered how sales teams spend their time each week? According to Salesforce, on any given weekday an average sales representative spends more than 70 percent of their time managing emails. Since they are spending more than half of their working lives in their inbox, wouldn’t it be ideal if their customer relationship management software can be integrated into it? A newly released add-on called Lightning for Outlook may just be the answer.

Microsoft Office 365 ravaged by ransomware

July 4th, 2016

2016July4__MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_APicture yourself receiving a phone call from kidnappers saying that they have snatched your only child while demanding a ridiculous amount of money for their safety. Now imagine a similar scenario, but this attack is geared towards Microsoft Office 365 users, complete with a ransom note and an audio message informing victims that their files have already been encrypted.

Seven Microsoft Excel mastery tips

June 16th, 2016

2016June16_Office_BRecent research by Burning Glass revealed that nearly 8 in 10 middle-skill jobs now require digital proficiency – and jobs that require digital skills pay an average of 18% more than those that don’t. Essentially, the more literate you are digitally, the more money you will make.

Why Peter Pan’s cloud migration would thrive

May 26th, 2016

2016May26_Office365_BNot every business owner who migrates to the cloud achieves great results. As much as the service is touted with words like “freedom”, “productivity” and “collaboration”, realizing the full benefits of these words is not a given. So if you’re thinking about transitioning to the cloud, how can you ensure you optimize the technology for your business? Well, it all starts with your attitude before migration.

Essential Microsoft Word formatting tips

May 11th, 2016

2016May11_Office_BMicrosoft Word has become synonymous with document creation in businesses, schools and pretty much anywhere that wants to create electronic text documents. Despite more than one billion users worldwide, several of its most useful productivity features are still unknown to the average consumer.