Tag: Microsoft 365

Microsoft OneDrive

What’s That App? A Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft OneDrive

If you’re unfamiliar with some of Microsoft 365’s latest and greatest apps, our ‘What’s That App?’ series is here to help. In this edition, we’ll take an in-depth look at cloud storage app and file synchronisation service, Microsoft OneDrive.

Microsoft Sway

What’s That App? A Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft Sway

Microsoft Sway is an interesting case study, because it seems to be suffering some sort of identity crisis. Does it create websites, slideshows, or something in between? In this edition of What’s That App? we aim to find out the answer to this (and much more) with an in-depth look at Sway.

Two businessmen trying to decide a winner in the Mac vs PC debate

Mac vs. PC: The Ultimate Small Business Grudge Match?

Mac vs. PC: it’s a debate as old as time. While it sometimes seems like nothing more than a playground spat, there are genuine reasons why you might choose one platform over the other – especially as a small business.

Working together as a team

10 Essential Small Business Tips for Microsoft Teams

With 75 million daily active users, it’s no surprise that Microsoft Teams is fast becoming a household name at small businesses across the UK and the world. Want to do more with the platform? With these 10 essential tips for Microsoft Teams, you’ll be a Teams maestro in no time.

Live video in Microsoft Stream on Yammer

What’s That App? A Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft Stream

Online video is a pretty big deal, but it’s not always safe or secure to have your team using public platforms like YouTube for internal videos. With Microsoft Stream, your business can view, create, and share videos safely and securely (and a lot more besides).

Yammer in Teams

What’s That App? A Beginner’s Guide to Yammer

For most companies, employees spending time browsing social networks isn’t productive, but with Microsoft Yammer, it’s actively encouraged. In this edition of ‘What’s That App?’ we’ll dive into the enterprise social networking tool, Yammer, and how it could help bring your business together.

Switch to Microsoft 365

What’s That App? A Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft Power BI

With the first in our “What’s That App?” series, where we explore little-known apps you might already have access to, we’re going to look at Microsoft’s Power BI. If you’re someone who enjoys working with – and visualising – your business data, you’re going to love this.

Switch to Microsoft 365

Why Your Business Might Want to Switch to Microsoft 365 Before October 2020

If your business is still using a standalone version of Microsoft Office, and not Microsoft 365, you might want to consider making the switch soon. Why? Because, after October 13th 2020, Microsoft is making some changes which might affect the way you connect to important cloud services. Learn more in our detailed guide to all of the upcoming changes.

Microsoft Teams Together Mode

Feature Focus: Together Mode, Dynamic View, (and More) for Microsoft Teams

As the battle for supremacy in the digital workspace rages, Microsoft has ramped up its updates for Microsoft Teams. In this edition of Feature Focus, we’ll explore the newest features announced in July 2020: Together Mode, Dynamic View, and several other small updates.

Microsoft Fluid Framwork: Collaboration

The Microsoft Fluid Framework: The Future of the Digital Workplace?

Microsoft has already changed the face of the digital workplace with Microsoft Teams. Now, they’ve set their sights a little higher with a cross-application, real-time collaboration tool known as the Microsoft Fluid Framework. Here’s everything you need to know about Fluid.

Microsoft Office 2010 reaches end of life

Microsoft is Ending Support for Office 2010. Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

On October 13th, 2020, Microsoft will be ending support for its Office 2010 suite of productivity software. In this article, we’ll explain exactly what “end of life” means, why your business should care, and explore the best options for businesses still using Office 2010 today.

The Plain English Guide - Email Security and Phishing

The Plain English Guide to: Email Security & Phishing

In the latest instalment of our Plain English Guides, we take a look at email security. We explain some of the pitfalls of email. There are some useful tips to help users stay safe online, and we look at some of the technological solutions that are out there to help secure your email.

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Viva Connections

What’s That App? A Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft Viva

In this edition of “What’s That App?”, we’re looking into the employee experience and engagement platform Microsoft Viva. Could it be the catalyst to your business thriving in the new remote working economy?

The Great LinkedIn Data Scrape (And What It Means for UK Businesses)

In mid-2021, a group of hackers managed to access the data of 700 million LinkedIn users via a method called ‘scraping’. Here’s what UK businesses need to know about this potential cyber security risk.
Data Backup

IT Support Insider: Backup, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity

In this edition of our IT Support Insider series, we’re turning our attention to an area of computing which can be a genuine lifesaver: backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity