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Drew McLean

Make Your Life Easy with Password-less Security

Maintaining strong security through complex passwords can be difficult when staff need to manually type those passwords in multiple times a day to access their applications.  Most people tend to lean towards a password that is easy to remember.  That easy-to-remember password with maybe a number at the end is not all that complex and is easy to crack. If your password is something you need to write down on a note that you keep…

Where Do I Schedule My Meetings and Events?

In the world of Microsoft Office 365, there are several services that provide the ability for people to schedule interactive audio video sessions.  They provide similar functionality in some cases, but they are meant to be used for different audiences.  Today we will break down what your options are to help you better understand which tool you should be using for each different audience type. Collaborative Meetings If your goal is to schedule a collaborative…

Microsoft Teams or Yammer… or Both?

Since Microsoft Teams was released as a new communication and collaboration tool, organizations are asking themselves different questions depending on where they are at today.  Some are not using Yammer or Teams currently and are wondering which they should adopt.  Others are using Yammer today and are thinking of switching over to Microsoft Teams. A Common Misconception There is a common misconception today that Yammer is going away and that Microsoft Teams was designed to…

Microsoft StaffHub Merged into Teams

It was announced at the Microsoft Ignite 2018 conference that the Microsoft Office 365 application StaffHub will be retired on October 1, 2019.  Microsoft StaffHub gave organizations a digital platform for managing shifts and schedules for workers.  Supervisors can create shifts and push those schedules out to front line workers, and staff also had the ability to request shift changes from their supervisors and request switches with co-workers. Inside of Microsoft StaffHub, there was a…

Top 5 Microsoft Ignite Announcements for SharePoint Online

In case you missed the Microsoft Ignite 2018 conference and wanted to catch up on some of the latest features and functionality in development at Microsoft, we have summarized 5 notable items.  These are estimated to be available to  Microsoft Office 365 targeted release customers in 2019.  More details will follow from Microsoft in the near future as their development continues (on which we will keep you updated). #1: Hub Sites – Mega Menus One…