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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.
How to Set Up a Skype Meeting in Outlook Using the Scheduling Assistant
How many times have you gotten a Skype meeting request in Outlook from a coworker for a time that was already booked on your calendar? I bet more than once. Or – how about those group emails that go back-and-forth asking what times everyone is available for a Skype call? Those are especially fun, right?
There’s a simple solution to send a request through Outlook for a Skype meeting during a time that works for all attendees: Utilize the wonderful tool known as the Scheduling Assistant.
Infographic - Office 365: The Productivity Hub
Take a visual tour of the many Office 365 applications and features with our friend Jack from Cadence Bike Tours. Learn about each application and the collaborative nature of Microsoft’s premiere Office platform.
Which Office 365 Subscription Plan is Best for Your Organization?
Office 365 is an excellent option for many reasons; not only does it bring security to your network, it also has a variety of applications and services that were specifically designed to help employees collaborate more effectively. Plus, since Office 365 is a subscription service, you get access to the latest version of Office and online apps for as long as you subscribe.
But how do you know which subscription plan is best for your organization? Office 365 offers several options for several industries, and even different levels of each product to help organizations get only what they need.
Top 5 Characteristics of a Modern Workplace
The term modern workplace is frequently used once an organization introduces new products or software. However, transforming into a modern workplace requires much more than a new software package. An organization must evolve into a flexible environment that allows for continued communication and collaboration.
With new products, software, and practices being created and implemented daily, businesses need to adapt in order to remain innovative and competitive. In fact, according to several sources, these three workplace practices will become extinct in the very near future: (1) Email as a primary communication tool; (2) Traditional office spaces; and (3) The 9-to-5 schedule.
Office 365 Services, Apps & Features Explained
Beyond the traditional desktop and online applications within Office 365, such as Access, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word, there are several additional services, apps, and add-ins that you may not know even exist, let alone know how and why they may be valuable to you, your colleagues, and/or your business.
The goal of this article is to review a great majority of the available (non-traditional) Office 365 services, apps, and features, and give our readers a better understanding of how and why they're used. Hopefully, too, this information will help our audience better decide whether they might be interested in acquiring any of these products for themselves or their organization.
How to Create an Intelligent Intranet with Office 365 & SharePoint
Does your current Intranet reflect your company's style and personality? What impression is it leaving on your employees? Is it keeping your employees engaged and productive?
Which Microsoft Learning Method Should I Choose?
Microsoft is one of the leading names in technology and works hard to provide products to further businesses and everyday life. New Horizons is a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner, meaning there are many options to get Microsoft training and certifications through various courses. Traditional Instructor Led classes are available, but many additional learning modalities are offered to give a more accommodating way to get the training needed.
Here is a look at four distinct Microsoft learning methods for end users, as well as for IT professionals. We will leave it up to you as to decide which is the best option for you and the needs of your business.
Are You Truly Utilizing Adobe, Microsoft Office and Windows 10?
When businesses implement a new product into their systems, the first step is often training all employees on how to use it. However, many employees will leave training sessions having forgotten all information within days or weeks, simply because the training wasn’t delivered successfully. This causes employees to have to relearn how to use the products on their own via trial and error, which can lead to under-utilization.
How To Utilize the Collaboration Tools in Office 365
Office 365, a Cloud-based version of Microsoft Office, can offer businesses several advantages. With Office 365, email, calendar, and contacts are all synchronized to work together, and employees can have access to the applications they use most, like Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word in the Cloud, which means they can work from anywhere-anytime. Plus, they can collaborate with their coworkers in ways that will help greatly improve your workflows. Sounds great, doesn't it?