As technology continues to advance, so does the landscape of design tools. Microsoft has been a company at the forefront of business apps. Microsoft 365 began with about seven apps. It now offers new users access to over 20. One of the newest ones added is Microsoft Designer. This quick-and-easy design tool has caught the… Read More »Have You Tried Out Microsoft Designer Yet? (Get the Scoop Here)
Data visualization is a powerful tool for communicating complex data. It presents it in a simple, easily understandable format. But it is not enough to simply create a graph or chart and call it a day. To truly make use of information, it is important to create insightful reports. Reports that effectively communicate the story… Read More »How to Create Insightful Dashboards in Microsoft Power BI
Companies both large and small share this one cybersecurity problem. They have computers that are still running older operating systems. Staff might use these devices only occasionally. Or the company may be running customized software that won’t run on newer OS versions. The problem is that when the OS becomes outdated, the system is open… Read More »Windows 8.1 Just Lost All Support. Here’s What You Need to Know
Microsoft 365 is one of the most popular cloud platforms in the world, with about 345 million paid seats. Microsoft cloud tools numbers were up 32% in Q3 2022 compared to the previous year. One of the reasons for its continued growth is the suite of cloud tools offered in the service. Users get a… Read More »Microsoft Forms: One of the Handiest Freebies in Microsoft 365
Microsoft 365 is the most popular of all major office productivity software. It has 48.8% of the global market share, just edging out Google’s apps, by a couple of percentage points. It’s used by individuals, small & mid-sized businesses, and larger enterprise organizations. It does everything a modern office needs. Including from word processing and… Read More »7 Pro Tips for Microsoft 365
When you hear about Microsoft adding security apps to M365, it’s often the business versions. But the pandemic has changed the way that we see the workplace. It’s now a hybrid world. One made up of several connected “mini-offices” located in employee homes. The outsourcing market has also contributed to the change in company networks.… Read More »What Is Microsoft Defender for Individuals & What Does It Do?
After being the main entry to the internet in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Internet Explorer (IE) is gone. As of June 15, 2022, Microsoft dropped the web browser from support. IE ushered in the age of connection to the world in 1995 and held a majority of the browser market share for many… Read More »Internet Explorer Has Lost All Support (What You Need to Know)
The shift to remote work over the last two years has caused companies to realign their digital tools. Now, many meetings default to being via video conference rather than in person, and working from home has become commonplace. Seventy-seven percent of remote workers say they’re more productive working from home (a big reason is fewer… Read More »Microsoft Teams Plan Comparison: Free vs M365 Business vs Teams Essentials
Windows 11 has been out for a few months now, beginning rollout in October of 2021. It has been largely well-received and seen as stable with very few bugs noted. One of the reasons that Windows 11 has been welcomed with open arms for both home and business computer upgrades is that it isn’t a… Read More »What Are the Most Helpful Features of Windows 11?
OneNote is a digital note-taking tool that comes with plenty of benefits for users. But what you may not have realized yet is how powerful this app can be for enhancing team collaboration. Note-taking. This is an essential part of day-to-day operations for many business owners, managers, and teams. After all, people can’t rely on… Read More »How OneNote Can Streamline Team Collaboration (And Four Tips to Make the Most of This Program)