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The Ins and Outs of Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop

If your organization uses Microsoft Windows at the enterprise level, you likely have questions about Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). How does it work? How is it different from...


6 Microsoft Outlook Tips and Tricks for Today’s Productive Workplace

If your office job is typical, you spend much of your day going into and out of Microsoft 365 applications. One minute you’re in Word. The next minute you’re in PowerPoint....


The 7 Best Ways to Secure Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 is an indispensable platform for many businesses, and is considered the world's most popular cloud-based office productivity suite. However, this means it's...


The Modern Workplace: How to Harness the Power of Microsoft 365 Apps

Are you getting the most out of your Microsoft 365 subscription? Most people are not!

If the past two years have taught us anything, it’s that the nature of work has changed...


5 Things to Know About Microsoft Windows 11

Microsoft Windows 11 is designed to boost employee productivity and encourage team collaboration. It’s also built to be more secure than previous versions of Windows, and to...


Windows 10: Tips and Tricks for the Most Popular OS of 2022

More than one billion devices are still using Windows 10 in 2022. Since it's release in 2015, there have been major updates and even a couple of new operating systems from...


Microsoft Password Removal: The End of a Cybersecurity Nightmare?
Passwords. You hate them. Your IT guy hates them even more. They are the weak point of every network and storage database on the planet.
Microsoft Windows 365: What it Means for Your Business

Microsoft Windows 365 is ushering in a new category of computing—personal computers in the cloud.And as it turns out, cloud PCs could revolutionize your small to medium-size...


Identity and Access Management: Your Microsoft Azure Questions Answered

If your business uses any cloud-based services, you know you need a secure way of connecting your people, devices and data. And that means you likely have some questions...


4 Super Secure Ways To Share Content Over Outlook Email

In 1971, Ray Tomlinson was the first person to transmit a message from one computer to another. That was 50 years ago and email is still going strong! But whether you love it...


6 Microsoft Outlook Tips to Boost Worker Productivity and Efficiency

If you want to help your office and remote employees be more productive across time zones or across town, one of the first places you should start is with Microsoft 365 in...


Azure vs. AWS vs. Google Cloud: What’s Best for Your Business?

The benefits of cloud computing and IaaS (infrastructure as a service) are pretty clear-cut: It offers flexibility, the connection of the remote workforce to the physical...


Why Microsoft OneDrive for Business Is the Smartest Tool You Aren't Using

Every new tool and platform promises greater productivity or greater collaboration.

But between mixed reviews and the dreaded learning curve, it probably feels easier to just...


21 Powerful Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks Popular With Experts

300,000 organizations and 115 million active daily users are on Microsoft Teams every day. If you're one of them, you need to learn the power user moves to get the most from...


Training as a Service: The Microsoft 365 Tool Your Team Needs

If there's one thing we've all figured out during our "work from home year," it's that no one is on the same page when it comes to the Microsoft 365 platform! Many companies...


Why (And When) You Should Hire A Microsoft Office 365 Consultant

Your company is ready to take the next step in your digital transformation journey, but you're not quite sure how to get to where you want to go. You know that Microsoft...


Securing Your Microsoft 365 Enterprise Data: 7 Key Built-In Features

Working from home is the new standard. Thanks to cloud-based solutions such as Microsoft 365, what was a bit of a rocky start for some has settled into a fairly smooth...


How Microsoft Intune MDM Keeps Remote Data Safe

Businesses in every industry are still reeling from the quick adjustments to the “new normal” of remote work, and one of the top concerns is cyber security. How can...


SharePoint vs OneDrive: What's the Difference?

When it comes to selecting a data management tool, there's no shortage of platforms to choose from. Since the inception of the cloud in 2006, we've watched this market boom,...


Escaping Excel Hell: The Benefits of Custom Business Solutions

There are no two ways about it: when Microsoft Excel first came out in 1985, it revolutionized the business world. Since then, businesses everywhere have been able to move...


How To Create a SharePoint Site: A Step by Step Guide

As much of the global workforce continues to work from home, many business leaders are wondering if ‘going to the office’ will ever be the same. New tools and processes are...


How to Fix Audio Issues in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams has become the go-to software for chat, conferencing and team collaboration. But audio issues that pop up during a meeting — you can't hear your team members,...


Guest Access In Microsoft Teams - What You Need to Know

With the recent and sudden increase in remote collaboration, many workers are taking advantage of Microsoft Teams. As most businesses already have Microsoft 365, it makes...


How Microsoft Teams Keeps Companies Running Remotely

With our sudden shift to remote working, it's important to get all employees on a single communication platform. It's incredibly inefficient if everyone is using different...


How to Secure Office 365: Five Best Practices!

Microsoft Office 365 is unique in terms of information security. As the productivity platform where your team gets most of their work done, it represents a trove of data that...


The One Best Way to Archive Your Outlook Email

When Microsoft Outlook slows to a crawl, one of the first things many people consider is turning on email archiving in order to improve performance. But what's the best way...


How to Protect Against Phishing Emails in Microsoft 365

Has your business invested in Microsoft 365? Good move! It’s a great cloud-based platform for business communication and collaboration, including its comprehensive email...


Is Cloud Computing Always Cheaper?

All businesses are looking for growth, and technology is one of the key areas that can significantly boost performance. One of the most notable trends has been the focus on...


Google Drive vs. Dropbox vs. OneDrive: Which is Right for You?

Most people think of Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive as pure cloud storage, but these platforms also offer features that make day-to-day collaboration between employees...


The Top 3 On-Premises Apps Your Business Is Wasting Money On

Most businesses have made the shift to the cloud for popular enterprise applications, but you'd be surprised by how many have not! Here are 3 applications where it definitely...


Outlook Email Inbox Organization and Management Tips

In the professional world everyone uses email, and its usually Microsoft Outlook. It’s a handy mailbox management tool, but many of us are now inundated with more emails than...


5 Benefits of Microsoft Office 365 for Remote Teams

Microsoft Office 365 is the cloud-based collaboration platform from Microsoft that offers all of the productivity software we’ve come to know and love, including Office apps...


Six Hidden Gems in Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 offers a vast improvement over the local Office suite installations of years past. We’re here to dig into some hidden gems that have recharged the...


Don't Gamble with Regulatory Compliance!

It's hard for businesses to keep up with changing regulatory requirements, and as a leading IT consulting company we know that many of our clients struggle with priorities....


The 3 Biggest Risks of Running Unsupported Software

As you’ve likely heard by now, Microsoft has announced “end of life” for Office 2007 in October 2017.  Are you at risk if you continue to use it? The short answer is yes, and...