SharePoint Governance Best Practices: Training and Implementation

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  June 7, 2024  /  Microsoft 365, SharePoint   —   No Comments ↓

As organizations continue to embrace Microsoft 365 and SharePoint for their business needs, ensuring that their environments are well-governed becomes increasingly crucial. In this blog post, we will examine the best practices for SharePoint governance training and implementation, with a focus on training services that can help your organization get the most out of its Microsoft 365 investment.

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Tags: Microsoft 365, SharePoint

How to Stop Complaining and Start Building at Work

Posted by Dave Dec  /  May 24, 2024  /  Professional Development, Training   —   No Comments ↓

In today's fast-paced and competitive work environment, it's easy to fall into the trap of complaining about various aspects of our job. Whether it's frustrations with colleagues, dissatisfaction with projects, or general workplace grievances, constant complaining can quickly become a toxic habit that hinders productivity, damages relationships, and stunts personal growth.

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7 Essential Tips for Mastering SharePoint Search and Discovery

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  May 10, 2024  /  Microsoft 365, SharePoint   —   No Comments ↓

SharePoint provides robust search and discovery capabilities that enable users to swiftly find and access relevant information across the vast array of content stored in the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. However, to truly make the most of these powerful features, it is crucial to provide comprehensive and effective training that empowers users to utilize SharePoint's search functionality to its full potential.

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SharePoint Training: Unlock the Power of Efficient Document Management

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  April 26, 2024  /  Microsoft 365, SharePoint   —   No Comments ↓

In today's fast-paced business environment, effective document management is crucial for organizations of all sizes. With the increasing volume of digital content and the need for collaboration across teams, having a robust document management system is essential. Forrester recently confirmed that on an average workday, Microsoft Customers add over 2 billion new documents to Microsoft 365.SharePoint offers a wide range of features that can streamline document management processes. However, to fully leverage the capabilities of SharePoint, it is important to implement effective training strategies that empower users to make the most of this versatile tool. 

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Three Quick Steps to Exceptional Customer Service

Posted by Dave Dec  /  April 11, 2024  /  Professional Development, Training   —   No Comments ↓

Whether you are collaborating with customers, students, staff, or patients. Anyone you serve will call on you for help. Customers, prospects, patients, students, staff, taxpayers, citizens, and other businesses. Even your managers and leadership team may be considered the people you serve, so let us call them all customers. Here are three things you can do right now to beat stress when you deal with people who need your help.

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Microsoft PowerPoint to Sway: Engaging Visual Stories

Posted by Jon Hood  /  March 27, 2024  /  PowerPoint, Microsoft 365, Sway   —   No Comments ↓

In the world of modern communication, captivating your audience is key. Whether you're giving a business pitch, a classroom presentation, or sharing personal stories, the way you present your content can make a significant difference in engagement and understanding. While Microsoft PowerPoint has long been the go-to tool for creating slideshows, there's another innovative option at your fingertips – Microsoft Sway.

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Tags: PowerPoint, Microsoft 365, Sway

Mastering Change Management: Strategies for Workplace Success

Posted by Dave Dec  /  March 11, 2024  /  Professional Development, Training   —   No Comments ↓

Amidst the evolving workplace landscape, adaptability is paramount. Join us in exploring the intricacies of change management through our new, comprehensive video series. Delve into strategies to navigate organizational shifts effectively, ensuring success in today's dynamic business environment. Access the complete series on-demand and embark on your journey towards workplace transformation! This series is comprised of five video modules to help you manage change in your workplace.

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Windows 11: Empowering Accessibility with Live Captions

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  February 26, 2024  /  Windows   —   No Comments ↓

Windows 11 brings a new era of digital accessibility and productivity, with innovative features designed to empower users of all abilities. At the forefront of this technological revolution is Live Captions, a groundbreaking tool that offers real-time transcription of spoken words into text.

In this blog post, we will discuss Live Captions, specifically their core functionalities, practical applications, and the transformative impact on both end-users and upper-level management within multiple different types of organizations.

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Windows 11 Training: Streamline the Transition with KnowledgeWave

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  February 8, 2024  /  Windows   —   No Comments ↓

KnowledgeWave is seeing an uptick in companies looking for Windows 11 training. This is fueled by the end-of-life support for Windows 10. It’s hard to believe that Windows 10 has been around since July 29th, 2015! Microsoft formally retires Windows 10 on October 14th, 2025.

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Transform Training: Generative AI Revives Microsoft Paint

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  December 27, 2023  /  AI   —   No Comments ↓

Microsoft Paint was introduced back with Windows 1.0 and has been a part of the Windows operating system ever since. Since 1985 there have been powerhouse programs built for graphic designers, and whether you use it or not, Photoshop is probably the most referenced photo editing software available. These days you can add filters, remove backgrounds, or add blurs to photos right on our cell phones.

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Optimizing Training: Harnessing Generative AI's Workplace Impact

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  December 14, 2023  /  AI   —   No Comments ↓

In today's fast-paced and technology-driven world, the workplace is constantly evolving. To stay competitive, companies are increasingly turning to cutting-edge technologies to enhance productivity, streamline processes, and unlock new opportunities. One such technology that has gained significant popularity in recent years is Generative Artificial Intelligence or Generative AI.

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Explore Microsoft Teams Premium: Unleashing Collaboration Excellence

Posted by Jon Hood  /  November 17, 2023  /  Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams   —   No Comments ↓

In today's fast-paced business landscape, collaboration has become the cornerstone of success. Microsoft Teams is leaned on by many, but what if you could take your collaboration to the next level? What we are all beginning to discover is that Microsoft Teams Premium is here to unlock a new dimension of possibilities, a few that you may not have considered yet.

In this blog post, I’ll explore features of Microsoft Teams Premium, focusing on intelligence, personalization, and security. Along the way, I’ll share how these features can inspire you to make a well-informed decision for your own organization.

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Microsoft Excel Cursor Types and What They Mean

Posted by David Thibault  /  October 31, 2023  /  Excel, Microsoft 365   —   2 Comments ↓

Microsoft Excel has six different cursor shapes that each perform a specific task. Excel users need to know what each cursor shape means and how to use it. Here, we'll provide an overview of the six cursor shapes and how to use them. For additional tips and tricks on mastering all six cursor shapes, please refer to the video below. 

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How to Use the Microsoft Loop App in a Workflow

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  October 9, 2023  /  Microsoft 365, Microsoft Loop   —   No Comments ↓

Microsoft has been introducing a growing number of applications within the Microsoft 365 suite, which can be quite beneficial for various projects and workflow requirements. Most are available at no additional licensing cost. One of the significant challenges is ensuring that you and your users stay informed about these new apps. Lesser-known applications like Microsoft Bookings, Forms, Lists, To Do, and Loop Components have brought about notable shifts in how our KnowledgeWave team collaborates. We are insiders and share what we learn with our members.

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Mastering SharePoint Document Libraries: A Training Guide

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  September 19, 2023  /  Microsoft 365, SharePoint   —   No Comments ↓

SharePoint document libraries serve as the cornerstone of efficient document management, empowering organizations to store, organize, and collaborate on files with the utmost effectiveness. However, fully leveraging the potential of SharePoint document libraries necessitates a comprehensive grasp of their features and capabilities. That's where KnowledgeWave's specialized training on SharePoint Document Libraries comes into play, guiding our students on a transformative journey to become proficient in this vital aspect of SharePoint.

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Tags: Microsoft 365, SharePoint