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Modern Workplace

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…

Transforming Your Corporate Workplace Experience

Your company puts great value on an agile and delightful work environment. But with corporate campuses getting bigger and offices sprawling across multiple cities, this can result in some frustrating challenges for employees, clients, and visitors. Employees often travel from one campus to the next and are faced with a new space each time. Clients and visitors can feel lost as they attempt to navigate an unfamiliar campus. And with the rapidly changing demands and…

How to Use Microsoft Flow to Improve Productivity

It can be lengthy process for Marketing Teams who are creating and publishing content to a company intranet, public facing website(s), or social media. The process starts with a team member writing an initial draft of content. The content then goes through a chain of emails and/or meetings for editing, reviewing, and approving. Once approved, the content is sent to another team to publish it to external sites or social media to start the campaign….

Introduction: Getting to Know Microsoft Flow

Long gone are the days when we need to bring in developers to create customized workflows to optimize our business processes. Today, Microsoft makes it easy to automate your business processes using Microsoft Flow. The best part about Microsoft Flow is that you don’t have to be a “power user” to create automated workflows between your favorite apps and services. Flow can run manually based on user actions, based on a cloud or on-premise event,…

Microsoft Announces Retirement and Shutdown of Office 365 Access Web Apps and Web Databases

Microsoft Announces Retirement and Shutdown of Access Web Apps and Web Databases in Office 365 and SharePoint Online   Did you hear? Microsoft has announced that Access web apps and Access web databases in Office 365 and SharePoint Online are being retired. More importantly, Microsoft will shut down any remaining Access-based web apps and Access web databases by April 2018. Read Microsoft official announcement here. What Should I Do? There are several things you should…

Getting Ready: Digital Transformation for Credit Unions

Getting Ready: Digital Transformation for Credit Unions For decades, we’ve seen the rise and fall of a variety of corporations due to changes in technology. We’ve seen well-known companies in the movie rental, photography, and retail industries disappear quickly, while others seem to have appeared overnight – all because of their ability to transform digitally.   Why did it only take a few years for Blockbuster to be disrupted by Netflix? Why is Uber successful…

Expand Your Collaboration with Microsoft Teams Guest Access

Want to expand your collaboration with guest access in Microsoft Teams? Now all Office 365 commercial and education customers can give Microsoft Teams guest access a try. New collaboration features allow people to collaborate with individuals inside and outside of the organization seamlessly. Click here to read all about it on Microsoft’s Office Blog. Ready to Get Started with Microsoft Teams Guest Access? If you’re ready to get started with Microsoft Teams but not sure…

Introducing Microsoft Teams: Ready… Set… Collaborate!

Introducing Microsoft Teams: Ready… Set… Collaborate! Is your team ready for an entirely new experience that brings together people, conversations and content—along with the tools that teams need—so you can easily collaborate to achieve more? Then you are ready for Microsoft Teams! Microsoft Teams is integrated with the familiar Office applications and is built from the ground up on the Office 365 global, secure cloud. Microsoft Teams will be available in 181 countries and in…