Say goodbye to Office 365 — and hello to Microsoft 365

Microsoft recently introduced its new Microsoft 365 (M365) Personal and Family subscriptions, which will replace their Office 365 (O365) Home and Personal plans. The company wants its new bundles to be “the subscription for your life to help you make the most of your time, connect, and protect the ones you love, and to develop […]

Remote work policy tips for Windows and Office users

With businesses making adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, concerns about data integrity of work from home (WFH) setups have multiplied. But as long as you can properly configure Windows and Office, your business data will always remain protected. Before the pandemic broke out, companies across the United States had already been on the lookout […]

OneNote: Microsoft’s most underrated app

The hidden gem of Microsoft Office, OneNote has your digital note-taking needs covered. This piece of software is essentially a digital notebook in which you can organize or visualize your ideas using text, video, audio, and other multimedia sources. See what you’re missing out on by exploring this powerful app. Organize your digital notebook While […]

Workplace Analytics makes your team more productive

Microsoft’s Office 365 Workplace Analytics gives teams a better perspective and control over their members’ productivity. Using the data gathered by the tool, managers can create effective strategies to improve employee engagement and output. How does Workplace Analytics work? A paid add-on to Office 365 enterprise plans, Workplace Analytics extracts behavioral insights from data gathered […]

Why O365 and Surface are perfect together

Surface is comprised of Microsoft’s top-of-the-line laptops and tablets built with touchscreen capabilities, allowing them to integrate with Office 365 in even more efficient ways than previously possible. Here’s what to look forward to. Audio transcription in Word This new feature allows audio files to be uploaded into Word, which will then be broken down […]

Office 365 add-ons that boost productivity

Microsoft’s Office 365 has made everyday business operations more efficient with programs like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, and Outlook. As if that’s not enough, it also offers these add-ons that streamline users’ workflow. #1. Teams Teams is ideal for organizations that collaborate frequently. It’s an instant messaging and document-sharing platform which seamlessly integrates with Office […]

Replace phone scheduling with Bookings

Time is the commodity of service providers — therefore being able to manage it well ensures profitability. To maximize your schedule, use Bookings by Office 365. Here’s how this easy-to-use app can greatly benefit your business. Visibility Bid adieu to the days of scribbling on post-its and frantically going through your schedule to find out […]

Change old modes of thinking when migrating to the cloud

Not every business owner who migrates to the cloud achieves great results. As much as the service is touted with words like “freedom,” “productivity,” and “collaboration,” realizing the full benefits of the cloud is not a given. So if you’re thinking about transitioning to the cloud, how can you ensure you optimize the technology for your business? Well, it all starts with your attitude before migration. Here are some mental shifts you should make before getting started.

Mobile phone biometrics enhances security

Constantly using passwords on a smartphone can be a pain, not to mention a high security risk. Luckily, popular mobile browsers like Chrome and Firefox Lite are now supporting biometrics for authentication to make logging in to social media, email, and online shopping accounts easier and more secure. Here’s what you need to know about […]

Office 365 simplifies calendar sharing

Office 365 receives updates so often that they’re hard to track. But the software suite’s basic calendar functions will always be among the most popular. If you’d like to let people outside of your organization see your calendar, all it takes is a few clicks. Share an Office 365 calendar with specific people Click the […]