Shiny Object Syndrome Aside, Office 365 Exchange Online is Worth a Look

Posted by Mark Rickner  /  September 22, 2016  /  Office 365, OneDrive   —   No Comments ↓

Everything that glitters is not gold. But sometimes it is. If you have ever experienced "Shiny Object Syndrome" (Objectivius Shinium Syndromus) you know that for each recommendation for change that produces gold, there are just as many that do not hit pay-dirt.

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Tags: Office 365, OneDrive

7 Reasons Why Everybody Loves a Good Webinar [Sample Included]

Posted by Mark Rickner  /  September 19, 2016  /  Webinars, Employee Training, KLS   —   No Comments ↓

Webinars are short, focused training seminars that take place over the web. Depending on the subject matter, we find that webinars are often preferred by many end users over traditional classes.

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Tags: Webinars, Employee Training, KLS

Reducing Costs: One of the Hidden Benefits of Skype for Business

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  September 16, 2016  /  Office 365, Skype for Business   —   No Comments ↓

As a Training as a Service (TaaS) solution provider assisting companies with user adoption of the newest cloud-based technologies, I’m receiving more and more calls to provide a training solution for businesses deploying Skype for Business as part of their move to Office 365.

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Tags: Office 365, Skype for Business

How to Shorten the Training Process Without Limiting Impact

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  September 14, 2016  /  Training Approaches, Employee Training   —   No Comments ↓

Clarity and focus. To get the most effective training in the most compact format, you might want to consider (a) getting crystal clear on your goals and desired outcomes, and (b) designing every aspect of the training process toward those ends.

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Tags: Training Approaches, Employee Training

Help! We Need Office 365 End User Training

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  September 9, 2016  /  Employee Training, Office 365   —   No Comments ↓

Maybe you recently rolled out Office 365. Or maybe you rolled it out a little while ago. Either way, if you feel like your team is not really using it to its full potential, then you are not alone.

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Tags: Employee Training, Office 365

The 7 Most Important Benefits of Blended Learning

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  September 6, 2016  /  Employee Training   —   No Comments ↓

If you are interested in exploring the most effective training methods for your business needs, then this post is for you!

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Tags: Employee Training

[webinar] Keep up with the Latest App for Office 365: Planner

Posted by Eric Sokolowski  /  September 1, 2016  /  Office 365   —   No Comments ↓

I know we've talked about it before...but here at KnowledgeWave we are using Planner more and more for all of our team's work, and we keep getting more addicted to it. 

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Tags: Office 365

Skype for Business: Broadcast is Your Solution for Large Audiences

Posted by Jon Hood  /  August 30, 2016  /  Skype for Business   —   No Comments ↓

Do you have Skype for Business as part of Office 365? You may have noticed some buzz about Skype Meeting Broadcast, a cool new component. Let’s check it out on an introductory level and examine what it has to offer.

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Tags: Skype for Business

Why It's Important to Have a OneDrive for Business & SharePoint Policy

Posted by Eric Sokolowski  /  August 24, 2016  /  Office 365, OneDrive   —   No Comments ↓

Moving your users to Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud suite? One of the most important moves your company can make is creating a policy on how users engage with OneDrive for Business and SharePoint.

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Tags: Office 365, OneDrive

Why You Need an Office 365 Champion (or 10)

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  August 22, 2016  /  Office 365   —   No Comments ↓

Using Office 365, I mean really using it to its full potential, is more than just technical. There is also a good deal of cultural change and process change required for moving to the cloud.

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Windows 10 Anniversary: Happy 1st Birthday!

Posted by David Thibault  /  August 19, 2016  /  Windows 10   —   No Comments ↓

It's hard to believe, but Windows 10 turned one on July 29, 2016. To develop Windows 10, Microsoft worked with over one million insiders who tested and provided feedback along the way. Then Microsoft offered a free upgrade to existing Windows users for the first year. Now that one year has passed, what changes can we expect?

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Tags: Windows 10

The Dangers of Not Using OneDrive: Office 365 Adoption Tips

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  August 16, 2016  /  Office 365, OneDrive   —   1 Comments ↓

I was speaking with a client recently. She had reached out to me for training on OneDrive for Business. I've worked with this woman for years and she was very excited that her business had moved to the cloud. She looked forward to leveraging Office 365 and all the awesome collaboration features.

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Tags: Office 365, OneDrive

7 Pro Tips to Learn Excel Online

Posted by Jennifer Patterson  /  August 11, 2016  /  Excel, Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

When it’s time for your employees to master Excel, or even step up their game a bit, you probably already have a hunch that you can do it completely online.

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Tags: Excel, Microsoft Office

Excel Power User Training - 100% Online!

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  August 8, 2016  /  Excel, Courses, Live Remote Training   —   No Comments ↓

Microsoft estimates that 5 - 10% of users are using more complex features of Excel to create business insights. Some experts have shown that these “super users” are earning more than their colleagues. So if you like problem solving, data analysis, and the idea of boosting your earning power, maybe it's time to become an Excel power user.

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Tags: Excel, Courses, Live Remote Training

Microsoft Word 2016: New Features

Posted by Jon Hood  /  August 2, 2016  /  Word, Office 365, Office 2016   —   No Comments ↓

Let me begin by telling you that I am REALLY excited about some of the new and upcoming improvements to Microsoft Office 2016.

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Tags: Word, Office 365, Office 2016