Office 2019 is on its way

As a convenient cloud solution, Office 365 boasts nearly 30 million users. But that’s nothing compared to licensed versions of Microsoft’s productivity suite, which have more than one billion users. Office 2019 was announced in September and it will mean big changes for businesses that want simpler versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and more. Microsoft [...]

By | October 30th, 2017|Business Value, Managed Services, Office 365|0 Comments

Virtualisation can save SMBs from disasters

Natural disasters can be brutal and unexpected for any small business. Regardless of your organisation’s location, you need to be prepared for any kind of disasters, natural or manmade. Virtualisation is one of your best bets for staying operational through thick and thin. Virtual desktops In most offices, employees are still dependent on desktop computers. [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Business Value, Office 365, Productivity|0 Comments

OneNote: the hidden gem in Microsoft Office

Almost everyone loves PowerPoint, Excel and Word, but there’s another Office application that should be recognised as a must-have: OneNote. It’s an app for pulling together text, video, audio, and other visual resources to create shareable notebooks full of useful information. With this article, you can master OneNote in no time at all. OneNote is [...]

By | September 25th, 2017|Business Value, Office 365, Productivity|0 Comments

Shadow IT – not to be ignored

"Shadow IT refers to IT devices, software and services outside of the ownership or control of IT organisations" (Gartner). These are typically used inside organisations without explicit organisational approval, including online messaging software, online e-mail services and online document sharing. According to Microsoft, 80 percent of employees are using non-approved SaaS apps, bringing shadow IT well and [...]

Support to end for Office 2013

To make sure enterprises get the most out of their Office 365 package, Microsoft announced it will no longer support Office 2013 by the end of February. Instead, the tech giant will push enterprises to upgrade to Office 2016. If your business is still using the 2013 version, here are some things you need to [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Business Value, Microsoft Office, Office 365|0 Comments

Using automation in SMB marketing

One of the biggest innovations in business and technology is marketing automation. Previously reserved for well-funded enterprises, marketing automation is now accessible to small businesses, thanks to affordable cloud solutions. In fact, there are five explosively profitable benefits to automating some of your most mundane tasks. Check them out here. Instant responses to email requests [...]

Office 365 reveals new security features

  Office 365 has given business owners access to online organizational programs and collaboration tools for years. In an effort to become more user-friendly, Microsoft recently added new features to Office 365, including two security upgrades and the addition of productivity tracking. Keep reading to find out more about Office 365's new Azure Information Protection, [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Business Value, Office 365, Tech Trends and Tips|0 Comments