New Security Features in O365

Each year the online threat to small businesses grows, becoming more capable and more sophisticated. To address those issues, Microsoft added two new security offerings as of Feb. 1, 2019. The threat landscape is growing rapidly. “With more than 16,500 known security vulnerabilities being catalogued, 2018 set a new record over last year’s previous record Read more about New Security Features in O365[…]

Teams Federated Chat Lives! Well, Sorta.

Not long ago, we posted an article “Teams/Skype Parity” about functional parity between Skype for Business and the parallel Microsoft Teams communications tools. In that post, we misspoke, suggesting there was no federated chat function within Teams. It turns out that Teams does include federated chat. There is a key difference between how the two Read more about Teams Federated Chat Lives! Well, Sorta.[…]

Productivity by the Numbers

How much time do you and your employees spend each day searching for documents? Is it 30 minutes a day? An hour? Does it affect your concentration or your productivity? Disorganization and inconsistent or unclear protocols can frustrate the entire office. They also waste time. Think about it. If there are approximately 250 workdays in Read more about Productivity by the Numbers[…]

Microsoft announces Teams/Skype Parity. Will they really be equal?

Microsoft has added key Skype for Business features to Teams. These updates represent a similar, but separate product and feature set, designed to improve communications within Teams. While Microsoft has not implemented all of the new functions, the existing communications tools have a lot to offer. There are some neat new features! Microsoft says the Read more about Microsoft announces Teams/Skype Parity. Will they really be equal?[…]

Teams Evolution Part 2 coming soon

WSC President and Microsoft Teams expert Mike Dixon will be discussing changes to the popular Teams App inside Office 365 in two upcoming events: The Boston Office 365 User Group on Thursday, Oct. 18, and during SharePoint Saturday New England, at 2:15 p.m. SharePoint Saturday is a great opportunity to learn; check the event schedule Read more about Teams Evolution Part 2 coming soon[…]

Office 365 ‘Ask Me Anything’ in Boston

How valuable would it be to be able pick the brains of more than 40 individuals with expertise in a wide range of Office 365 and SharePoint topics all at the same time and in one room? That’s what happened at the “Ask Me Anything” one-on-one discussion event at SPTechCon Boston in August. The event hosted Read more about Office 365 ‘Ask Me Anything’ in Boston[…]

Words Matter: Office 365

We’re fans of Microsoft, but even we have to admit that sometimes, the company acts like that uncle you only see at weddings who’s been telling you the same story for the last ten years. Like Uncle Ron, Microsoft can get a bit repetitive. They use the same terminology repeatedly throughout their offerings. Unfortunately, each time they use a term, Read more about Words Matter: Office 365[…]