During this year’s Microsoft’s Ignite conference, several new and exciting improvements and new functionality for OneDrive for Business were announced. This is great news for those of us who are not crazy about the current limitations with syncing and lack of auditing and administration out-of-the-box. Microsoft shared that sync is their number one priority and investment when it comes to OneDrive. I’m sure no one would argue with that.
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Since SharePoint made its debut, we’ve been using “Portals”. Portals for searching, business intelligence, dashboards, blogs and communicating with customers and vendors. Some portals were built into the SharePoint platform but some have taken months to custom design and deliver.
As of mid-April, Microsoft has joined forces with Skype to rebrand Lync Online to Skype for Business. This will take productivity and the ability to talk, share and collaborate to the next level. Business owners depend on Microsoft Office 365 with Lync Online for voice, video and conferencing capabilities. And over 300 million people use Skype for messaging, calling and sharing. It only seemed right to combine them into one awesome business communication tool.
Should your business use web filtering? Let’s start with what web filtering is - it’s a program that’s screens webpages to verify if all or some of it should be shown to the user. A lot of people think it's only good for HR reasons, mainly loss of productivity. Although it is a nice tool to keep workers on task, a web filter has additional benefits to consider when deciding to employ one for your business.
In today’s business world, everyone expects everything they do to be easily accessed from anywhere thanks to BYOD and Cloud Computing. Emails from the train, presentations from a tablet over coffee, spreadsheets on a smartphone at your kid’s band concert, you get the idea. One of the most common difficulties our Microsoft Office 365 SharePoint users are experiencing is how they can share their content with external users.
While SharePoint was built as a web application to integrate intranet, content management and document management features within a company, it is possible to share that information with outside clients, vendors, etc. Here are 3 simple ways to do it.
An In-Depth Look in to Microsoft’s Cloud Computing Platform
The last few weeks, we have been looking at various usage scenarios of the flexible Microsoft Azure service. The largest adoption that we have seen of Azure, and the cloud services model, are smaller organizations. Typically, they adopt Office 365 and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) Cloud Servers. We have highlighted several scenarios for this in our current webinar series, 3 Ways to Leverage the Cloud with Microsoft Azure.
For a majority of the business world, work is not done at a desk anymore. The need for mobile access to important data and documents is crucial. In this fast-paced, hi-tech world with everything at our fingertips, technology is making business easier – if you know how to use it.
They say everything happens in threes. The Latin phrase, "omne trium perfectum" means “everything that comes in threes is perfect”. We thought we would stick to the Rule of Three and provide you with three awesome new features Microsoft recently released to make life a little bit easier.
Feature Highlights from a NetSuite Expert
NetSuite has begun their spring roll out of their bi-annual release strategy. Upgrades will automatically deploy for subscribers of the cloud-based business management solution. NetSuite’s goal is to enhance functionality and keep users current without any hassle.
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