Microsoft renames Office 365 packages

Beginning April 21, you’ll see a slew of new designations for many Office 365 accounts. Nothing else about the accounts has changed, Microsoft said in a release announcing the new names. The changes reflect a “natural evolution,” combining Windows, Office, and Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS) services under one brand. Without further ado, the changes Read more about Microsoft renames Office 365 packages[…]

Microsoft Teams vs. Zoom security

Video chat app Zoom was one of the most popular go-to apps for workers newly confined to their homes in recent weeks. And then it wasn’t. Privacy and security issues that surfaced during that surge have resulted in at least three class-action lawsuits and led some organizations to ban its use altogether. The New York Read more about Microsoft Teams vs. Zoom security[…]

Productivity and social distancing

  Coronavirus. The pandemic is on everyone’s mind. Staying safe and healthy is, of course, the first priority at times like this.   But life goes on. Offices and schools are closing and business travel has all but disappeared. Events are being postponed for months, moved to virtual-only or canceled outright. Most of us have Read more about Productivity and social distancing[…]

Region’s First Teams Conference

UPDATE: This conference has been postponed to 2021. But we’ll be rescheduling Mike Dixon’s presentation, “Mind the Gap: Bridging Teams and SharePoint” soon. Stay tuned for details! The fastest-growing product in Microsoft history is getting its own regional conference at last! Wellington Street Consulting is proud to be a prize sponsor for the first annual Read more about Region’s First Teams Conference[…]

Teams Private Channels

Private channels are finally here! The most-requested feature on Microsoft’s User Voice forum, which has been in development for more than two years, was finally released during the company’s Ignite event in early November. Microsoft Teams Private channels “create focused spaces for collaboration within your teams. Only the Team users who are owners or members of the private channel can access Read more about Teams Private Channels[…]

Join Chef Mike in the O365 Kitchen at SPtechCon

Would you like to experience first-hand how Office 365 chefs cook up perfect solutions using the many ingredients in the popular cloud-platform’s growing pantry? WSC founder and Microsoft Teams guru Mike Dixon and a star-studded group of Office 365 and SharePoint experts will cook up delectable business solutions as part of SPTechCon Boston’s “Office 365 Read more about Join Chef Mike in the O365 Kitchen at SPtechCon[…]

Teams Communications Update June 2019

It’s been awhile since we’ve added a new post. We’ve been busy creating intranets and other cool things for several of our clients. However, we promised to keep you up to date about the latest and greatest new features in Teams, and especially those things related to the Skype for Business parity with Teams as Read more about Teams Communications Update June 2019[…]

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[…]

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[…]