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Using MyAnalytics to Improve Efficiency, Collaboration and Team Morale

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: Microsoft 365, Tech Tips|Tags: , , |

MyAnalytics uses the power of automation to intelligently analyze how users are spending their time at work. If that sounds overly invasive, don’t worry: MyAnalytics data remains anonymous and routes only to end users

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA): What It Is and Why Your Business Must Switch

By |September 9th, 2021|Categories: Layered Security Approach, Office Network Security, Tech Tips, Two-Factor Authentication|Tags: , , , |

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) s a method of establishing identity that requires more than one type, or factor, of identification. We know, this definition isn’t the most illuminating, so here’s an example or two.

Another 3 Powerful Lesser-Known Apps in Microsoft 365

By |September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Microsoft 365, Tech Tips|Tags: , , |

All this past month, we’ve been covering a number of powerful apps hiding within Microsoft 365. These are apps that you’re already paying for if your company has a Microsoft 365 license, and they can unlock powerful functionality for you. But many businesses don’t even know these apps are there, let alone that they can already use them for free (as a part of their Microsoft 365 site license.)

3 MORE Lesser-Known (but Powerful) Apps in Microsoft 365

By |August 27th, 2021|Categories: Microsoft 365|Tags: , |

Last week, we showed you three powerful Microsoft 365 apps that many businesses haven’t discovered yet. Bookings, Whiteboard, and Planner are already a part of your Microsoft 365 license, and they can drive incredible improvements to your workflow and processes.

3 Lesser-Known (but Powerful) Apps in Microsoft 365

By |August 19th, 2021|Categories: Microsoft 365, Tech Tips, Technology Trends, Video|Tags: , , |

Many businesses subscribe to Microsoft’s cloud-based office suite, Microsoft 365, because it’s the best way to keep up to date with some core Microsoft apps, like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Chances are, your company does, too. But what you may not know is that Microsoft has been steadily adding new apps to Microsoft 365 (formerly known as Office 365, and just Office Professional before that) for going on a decade now. In fact, it’s added so many new tools so quickly, that many businesses don’t use more than half of them.

The Chip Shortage Explained: How It Happened and What It Means for Your Business

By |August 11th, 2021|Categories: Strategy, Tech Tips, Technology Trends, Video|Tags: , |

Have you heard about the global chip shortage? It’s a serious problem, affecting everything from cars to iPhones to the equipment you need to keep your business running smoothly. But unless you follow tech news on your own time, you may not have heard about this problem or know what the ramifications might be at work. Here’s what you need to know about the global chip shortage, how we got here, and what your business needs to do to stay equipped.

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