Getting the Lay of the Land

A Boston area commercial real estate broker modernized its IT operations in a two-phase project. The first phase moved all of the company’s operations from existing onsite terminal services to Office 365. Files that had previously been stored at multiple locations were consolidated onto a single SharePoint Online site. The migration created bit of an internal culture shock, especially for many of the company’s less-than tech-savvy workers. It was an issue that reached all the way into the executive suite. So Wellington Street Consulting was engaged to help the company learn how to get the most out of its new capabilities.

What would you say you DO here?

Mike Dixon’s résumé in word cloud form In the film Office Space, when the Bobs, in their attempt to root out corporate sloth and superfluous employees, ask Tom Smykowski (Richard Riehle) that question, his reply is another funny exchange about waste and the ability of engineers to communicate. “Well-well look. I already told you; I deal Read more about What would you say you DO here?[…]

PowerShell

Presentation: Powershell with Office 365 – Burlington, MA 4.20.17

Last week, David Lozzi of Slalom Consulting and I presented “Powershell and Office 365: ITPro #Awesomesauce” to the members of the Boston Office 365 User Group at Microsoft in Burlington, MA. #Awesomesauce describes the presentation perfectly. The group was wonderful. David and I had a productive exchange with the crowd who asked some great questions. Read more about Presentation: Powershell with Office 365 – Burlington, MA 4.20.17[…]

Presentation: Cloud PBX with Office 365 – Seekonk, MA 3.8.17

  With Skype for Business Cloud PBX, users can globally manage calls right within Office 365 and eliminate separate PBX systems for information workers. This provides users with access everywhere, so they can make, receive and transfer calls from mobile phones, tablets and PCs from nearly anywhere with Internet access. It also provides consolidated management, Read more about Presentation: Cloud PBX with Office 365 – Seekonk, MA 3.8.17[…]

Wellington Street Consulting Is Now A Microsoft Silver Partner!

Wellington Street Consulting is proud to announce that we have been designated as a Microsoft Partner, with Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency. In order to earn this distinction, a company must have:

  • At least four new Office 365 customers within the previous 12 months
  • Be associated as the Office 365 Delegated Administrator, Transacting Partner, or Digital Partner of Record
  • Submit three Microsoft Office 365 customer references within the previous 12 months.

The Microsoft Partner Network helps Microsoft Partner companies build, sell, service, and support solutions based on Microsoft technologies.

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A New Year, New Tools

The challenges included: an unstable cloud-based email provider, multiple domains to be consolidated into a single o365 tenant, and DNS records hosted by multiple providers. In additional, there was geographic diversity with individual users spread out across the nation, each using different operating systems and email clients. The discovery process also uncovered several “mystery” mailboxes and a review of these allowed the team to eliminate them and save the agency from paying for them on an ongoing basis.

What’s New For Office 365 Users – Praise

​Are you looking to improve company morale and productivity in your office? Would you like to be able to show appreciation to employees or coworkers for their extra efforts? Recognizing staff for their contributions is a great motivator, and the new Praise feature in Delve allows you to do just that. Employees are able to Read more about What’s New For Office 365 Users – Praise[…]

Salesforce is coming to Office 365

Office 365 is constantly growing, changing, being updated, and getting great new features. And next week, we’ll focus on some of the neat new stuff that’s being rolled out this spring. But an announcement made late last week caught our attention because it’s one of the most requested add-ons. Microsoft and Salesforce have inked adeal Read more about Salesforce is coming to Office 365[…]