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What is Microsoft 365?

What is Microsoft 365?

Microsoft has long dominated the productivity software space with its flagship application suite, Microsoft Office. In recent years, however, much of their focus has been on Office 365, which now has more than 120 million commercial monthly users. However, some enterprise customers are still wary of migrating to Office 365 due to its use of cloud storage and the fact that security concerns are at an all-time high. Businesses have traditionally struggled to secure their Office 365 applications and integrate them with other device management and compliance tools. To address those concerns, Microsoft introduced Microsoft 365 in August of 2017.

The Differences Between Office 2019 and Office 365

The Differences Between Office 2019 and Office 365

Microsoft Office is the standard enterprise office productivity suite used by most companies around the world. You probably have a version of it already, but which one? Have you moved to cloud based Office 365 or are you still utilizing a locally installed version? Now that Office 2019 is available that question becomes more important than ever. Understanding the differences between Microsoft Office 2019 and Microsoft 365 will help you make a more informed purchasing decision if you are looking to upgrade.

How to Manage Meetings in Microsoft Teams

How to Manage Meetings in Microsoft Teams

Midway through 2018 Microsoft made the decision to offer a free version of Teams to take on their competitor Slack. That decision has led to a huge increase in adoption. So much so that Microsoft named Teams their ‘fastest growing business app ever. Not bad.

Microsoft Teams is a chat-centered workspace in Office 365 that helps team members achieve more together. Aside from chats, Teams also supports video calls and meetings to enable teams to meet live, whether on-demand, or scheduled. This is a quick tutorial on how you can easily manage your meetings in Microsoft Teams.

Punctuation and Special Characters in InDesign

Punctuation and Special Characters in InDesign

At first glance you may think punctuation is a subject better suited for a copywriting article. This may be true, but what if you are freelancing and you are the designer and the proof reader. Just because the copy came from your client doesn’t mean they ran a spell check or even took notice of their punctuation and grammar. I know that I’ve made suggestions or even asked the occasional question about copy that didn’t make sense. Chances are if you don’t get it, the audience probably won’t get it either.

How to Manage Long Documents in Microsoft Word

How to Manage Long Documents in Microsoft Word

When writing long documents in Microsoft Word it may be necessary to include a cover page or a table of contents. You may also want to include a manual page break at certain points in your document. This entry in our Productivity Series will show you how to manage long documents more effectively.

Nine High-Growth Careers That Value Military Skills

Nine High-Growth Careers That Value Military Skills

 If you’ve had a difficult time transitioning from active duty to the civilian workforce, you’re not alone. It often seems that military skills don't easily translate to a civilian résumé, and it can be tricky to demonstrate to employers how your military skills can add value to their workplace. However, in the current job climate, you can find many high-growth career opportunities where that’s not a problem. From cybersecurity to compliance managers, here are nine in-demand jobs where your military skills are valued. Read on to find out how to qualify for each.

Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2018

Top 20 Technical & Application Courses of 2018

2018 is nearly in the rearview mirror and it has been another great year at New Horizons. In 2018 we delivered over 12,000 classes to students in all formats, including: Private Group Training, Instructor Led Training (ILT), and Online LIVE classes (OLL).

New Horizons Selected as a Training Industry Top 20 Training Company for 2018

New Horizons Selected as a Training Industry Top 20 Training Company

For the 11th year in a row New Horizons Computer Learning Centers has been named a Top 20 IT Training Company by TrainingIndustry.com. Training Industry is the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders. They prepare the Training Industry Top 20 and Training Industry Watch List reports on critical sectors of the training marketplace to better inform professionals about the best and most innovative providers of training services and technologies. New Horizons is proud to once again be recognized as a Top 20 IT Training Company by Training Industry.

Veteran Success Story: Shane Berry

Veteran Success Story: Shane Berry

Shane Berry is a member of the Michigan Army National Guard 25Q and a recent student with New Horizons. Shane had a passion for technology before joining the military and that passion continued while he served, working as a Communications MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) in the Army. New Horizons was recommended by another soldier in Shane’s unit. Shane soon reached out to investigate his options.

Transitioning to ITIL 4

Transitioning to ITIL 4

ITIL 4, the latest version of the world’s most popular ITSM framework, is scheduled to be released in Q1 of 2019. The ITIL 4 Foundation exam will be available on February 28th, 2019. The new ITIL update will focus on integrating ITIL guidance with best practices from the worlds of DevOps, Agile, and Lean. ITIL 4 is being developed by a team of more than 150 industry experts, contributors and writers, along with a new ITIL Development Group consisting of more than 2000 members representing many of the largest organizations in the world.

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