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What is the Modern SharePoint Experience?

By All Posts, Modern Workplace, Office 365, SharePoint

With Microsoft’s introduction of the Modern experience in SharePoint, it can sometimes be difficult for users to distinguish between this new and more useful Modern interface and the original Classic experience. Fortunately, this article will provide a quick overview of the Modern SharePoint experience in order to give most users reason enough to move away from the Classic experience and to start enjoying the many benefits of the Modern experience. The Classic SharePoint Experience It…

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Skype for Business Online to Retire on July 31, 2021

By All Posts, Office 365, Productivity, Skype for Business, Teams

Have you heard the big news? Microsoft just announced that Skype for Business Online will be retired on July 31, 2021. In preparation for this, Microsoft will start onboarding all new Office 365 customers to Microsoft Teams starting Sept 1, 2019. Existing Skype for Business Online customers may still continue to use Skype for Business Online between now and July 31, 2021 with no current change to their service. For anyone unfamiliar with Microsoft Teams,…

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5 More Reasons You Will Want Microsoft Teams

By All Posts, Office 365, Productivity, Teams

Last week, we explored 5 big reasons why you will just love Microsoft Teams. But we’re not done yet.  In Part 2 below, we will uncover 5 more reasons why you will absolutely want to use Microsoft Teams within your organization and even more benefits you will experience using Teams. Reason #6: Real-Time Collaboration Working on a document together with someone in real time can be a challenge even with a good chat solution. Stopping…

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5 Reasons You Will Want Microsoft Teams

By All Posts, Office 365, Productivity, Teams

Many of you have already heard the enormous buzz about Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams is a corporate-friendly, real-time collaboration and communications solution that provides numerous benefits for all teams and those who support them. With Microsoft Teams, you can easily bring together people, conversations, tools, and content into one consolidated place to easily collaborate to achieve more. If you’re not already craving to use Microsoft Teams, then you will be by the time you finish…

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Microsoft Power Platform: What It Is and Why You Need It

By All Posts, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Power BI & SQL, Productivity

Businesses are generating more data than ever before. That data is now connected and available to almost every part of each organization. And all of that data offers great opportunities. Taking advantage of those opportunities, however, requires the ability to access, analyze, and use that data. Traditionally, creating reports and applications to do just that fell into the hands of a few specialists and developers. Each specialist created their own piece of the technical solution,…

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Create and Manage Mind Maps in Microsoft Teams

By All Posts, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Productivity, Teams

Many of you are already familiar with Microsoft Teams, the Office 365 hub for team collaboration that integrates the people, content, and tools your team needs to be more engaged and effective. But did you know that Microsoft Teams also has a powerful collaborative mind mapping feature? This integrated tool from MindMeister can help you visualize ideas and create plans with your team members, all in real-time within Microsoft Teams. Figure 1: https://www.mindmeister.com/blog/meister-news/2018/12/14/manage-mind-maps-microsoft-teams/ Mind Mapping…

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Top 8 Business Benefits of Microsoft Power Apps

By All Posts, Application Development, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Productivity

Power Apps is Microsoft’s entry into the world of so-called low code development platforms. Like other offerings in this category, the idea is to provide non-professional developers a way to create business solution apps via an interface that minimizes the overall amount of actual coding required. Power Apps can also be leveraged by professional developers to crank out apps more quickly and with less complexity than traditionally done. If you aren’t already using Power Apps,…

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Exploring the SharePoint Online Publishing Approval Flow

By All Posts, Office 365, SharePoint

An extremely popular content approval feature has now been updated in SharePoint Online using the Flow feature set. In previous versions of SharePoint, you could empower more users to rapidly create content and then send it for publishing approval before the rest of the organization could consume it. This was a major shift by splitting the role of content creator and content publisher, allowing different people to create the content and different people to approve…

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Better Organize Your Sites with SharePoint Megamenus

By All Posts, Modern Workplace, Office 365, SharePoint

Good site navigation can make or break a website – be it a public website, intranet, extranet, etc. Effective navigation experiences present end users with a full picture of what is available on the site and allows them to quickly find what they need. On the flip side, poor site navigation can rapidly lead to end user frustration and poor user adoption. As part of their mission to modernize SharePoint, Microsoft announced the upcoming release…

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Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101: ATP Safe Links Policies

By All Posts, Office 365, Tutorials

Previously, in Part 2 of this Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101 article series, we explored how to create an ATP Safe Attachment policies and how to enable ATP protection to files in SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams. Now, in this final article in our series, we will explore ATP Safe Links, which can help protect your organization by providing verification of URLS in email messages and Office documents. With ATP Safe…

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