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.

Improved email security for Office 365

April 21st, 2016

2016Apr21_Office365_BMost of us like to think we’d never click on a suspicious link in an email. But the fact of the matter is this is one of the most common ways a business is hacked. We’re all human of course, and we make mistakes. Yet now Microsoft is trying to prevent this.

Office 365 Groups: your apps under one roof

April 7th, 2016

2016Apr7_MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_BRecently, Microsoft announced a new feature in Office 365 Groups called Connectors. As part of their new openness mantra, Office 365 Connectors allows you to connect with popular third party services without ever having to leave your Outlook client. This means relevant content and updates that you want are sent immediately to your group feed, making workflow more seamless.

10 Office 365 features you need for work

March 23rd, 2016

2016Mar23_Office365_BNeed help getting some work done? Fortunately, Microsoft constantly releases new Office 365 features that can help you get an edge on the pile of work sitting on your computer. Among some of the new Office 365 features, you can Skype over a document with your coworkers, plot charts into excel with ease, and even sign for a document electronically with any device.

Get Office 365 switch security right

March 11th, 2016

2016Mar11_Office365_BMore and more small and medium-sized businesses are making the switch from on-premises SharePoint systems to cloud-hosted Office 365. If you’re one of them, it’s vital to ensure that you put in place adequate protection to counter the security challenges that come with the migration.

Tips to use Office 365 more productively

February 26th, 2016

2016Feb24_Office365_BWhen you first purchased Office 365, you were likely hyped about the productivity gains it can produce. But if your business has yet to realize them, you may be feeling a bit miffed or agitated that the service didn’t deliver on its promise. However, it’s wise to remember that in order to get the most out of a service, regardless of what it is, you need to know how to utilize it properly.

5 time-saving Microsoft Word tips

February 11th, 2016

2016Feb11_Office_BMicrosoft Word has become the top choice of many businesses when it comes to word processing. Its capabilities go far beyond basic document editing – you can use Word to create professional documents such as invoices, statements, proposals, and even incorporate data visualization tools to add tables and graphs to your documents.

5 must-have Office 365 apps for your business

January 26th, 2016

2016Jan26_Office365_BLook inside many businesses these days and there is an Office 365 powering up its operations. Chances are, your business also makes use of this cloud platform. But do you know which apps will best boost your business’s productivity and which ones don’t? And with one or two updates and new apps released quite so often, it makes app choices even more complicated.