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April 30, 2020 / Office

Understanding Office collaboration tools

When talking about Office collaboration tools, Office 365 is the place to start. Office 365 is so chock-full of apps, it’s sometimes difficult to keep track of them all. Sure, you have the most popular tools like Word and Skype for Business, but there are three tools in the lineup that seem like they could be used the same way: Outlook Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams. Read on to find...

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April 30, 2020 / Office

OneNote: Microsoft’s most underrated app

The hidden gem of Microsoft Office, OneNote is the lesser known sibling of PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. It’s a powerful note-taking app that allows you to integrate text, video, audio, and other multimedia resources to organize or visualize ideas. Find out what you’re missing out on. Organize your digital notebook While both Microsoft Word and OneNote let you create text-heavy documents, they store and display saved information differently. Word displays...

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April 30, 2020 / Office

Level up your office’s chat app!

Does your company’s chat app feel limited? With the many tasks and people involved in everyday work, having an office tool to help you organize your team not only makes you more efficient, but it also saves time. Here’s how you can use a seemingly simple app that lets you do more than expected. The convenience of chat apps has enabled workers to cut down on time spent away from...

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April 30, 2020 / Office

Office 365 updates to make your life easier

In the software industry, continuous improvement is the name of the customer retention game. The behemoth Microsoft constantly churns out Office 365 enhancements, many of which are powered by artificial intelligence (AI). Here are some of the new and upcoming ones most likely to be useful in your business. Office Write and draw with digital ink Typing is easy on desktops and laptops, but when you’re on touch-enabled devices, keyboards...

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April 30, 2020 / Office

Work smarter with Microsoft’s Workplace Analytics

Did you know that Microsoft has Workplace Analytics, a program that allows managers to assess the productivity of their staff using data gathered from email, documents, calendar, and other Office 365 applications? It’s an improvement over MyAnalytics, which only allowed employees to view their own data. Now managers can also access their employees’ data for evaluation. How it works A paid add-on to Office 365 enterprise plans, Workplace Analytics extracts...

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April 30, 2020 / Office

Avoid data loss in Office 365

Microsoft understands the value of business data and the costly repercussions of losing it. That’s why they’ve released a slew of security and compliance tools for Office 365 subscribers. But given the increasing sophistication and frequency of data breaches, these cloud security solutions aren’t enough to protect your files. You’ll need to follow these seven security tips to prevent data loss in Office 365. Take advantage of policy alerts Establishing...

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