Most Common Mistakes with Office 365 Deployment (and How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  March 4, 2019  /  Microsoft Office, Office 365, Microsoft Office 365 Training, Deployment, Microsoft 365   —   No Comments ↓

It isn’t enough to decide that Microsoft Office 365 is the correct choice for your company. Your must plan and tackle deployment head on, with as much knowledge as possible about what to expect during implementation and adoption. The more preparation you do prior to migrating to Office 365, the easier your transition will be for you and your users. One of the best ways to prepare your employees for the switch is to recognize and avoid these four common deployment mistakes:

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Microsoft Office 365 Implementation Timeline

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  January 15, 2019  /  Microsoft Office, Office 365, User Adoption, Microsoft Office 365 Training, Deployment, Migration, Microsoft 365   —   No Comments ↓

2019 is the year to rethink the way your employees work. The right business platform migration could eliminate harmful data leakssave timeand facilitate easier collaborations. Office 365, a major component of the Microsoft 365 suite, offers a powerful, reliable, integrated experience with apps and services to help organize and grow your business. 

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What You Should Know About Microsoft Teams

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  October 16, 2018  /  Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

Teams is Microsoft’s answer to group chat, based off the preexisting 365 environment, including Skype integration. With an Office 365 Business Premium, Business Essentials, OR Enterprise (E1, E3, or E5) subscription, your organization can enable Groups and Teams.

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KnowledgeWave Office 2016 Quick Reference Guides for MSPs

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  April 9, 2017  /  Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

With the each new deployment of Microsoft Office there are great new features. Sometimes we lose a feature we love (Status Bar Sum Total Disappears 2010 to 2013 Upgrade, not fixed in 2016), but more times than not, we gain better features, and more collaboration options.

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Office 365 Business vs Enterprise: Which Is Right for Your Customers?

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  April 6, 2017  /  Microsoft Office, Office 365, Microsoft 365   —   No Comments ↓

You can’t go a week without hearing about a well-known business making the move to Office 365. Microsoft highlights many migrations on their Microsoft Office Blog. While many enterprise size clients have a direct line to licensing questions with Microsoft, the small to mid-size businesses are often times working with a Managed Service Provider (MSP) or even trying to figure out costs on their own.

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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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Microsoft Office Online Training Just Got Better!

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  February 23, 2016  /  Microsoft Office, Employee Training   —   No Comments ↓

You might be wondering what classes and videos are available in a cohesive online training package. And you probably don’t want to blow your budget sending one person to class. It would be great if that money could go toward providing training opportunities for everybody on the team.

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Multiple Timelines in Microsoft Project 2016 [Video]

Posted by Jon Hood  /  February 10, 2016  /  Microsoft Office, Office 2016   —   No Comments ↓

Timelines are a great way to give stakeholders a snapshot of how a project is going. But a single timeline can get stacked and cluttered. The solution? Multiple timelines in Microsoft Project. In this video, I'll show you exactly how to use this very cool new feature and export an image perfectly for Microsoft PowerPoint.

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Office 2016 Quick Reference Guides and Sways

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  October 1, 2015  /  Microsoft Office   —   1 Comments ↓

It’s here, Office 2016! With the each new deployment of Microsoft Office there are great new features. Sometimes we lose a feature we love (Status Bar Sum Total Disappears 2010 to 2013 Upgrade, not fixed in 2016), but more times than not, we gain better features, and more collaboration options. The new collaborative workflow reflects how people do things. If you want to work even more collaboratively with your team, you'll love Office 2016. It’s all about the collaboration. Learn how to easily solicit feedback on your documents and leverage the new “Tell me” box.

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What’s the difference between Office 365 and Office 2013?

Posted by Jon Hood  /  July 29, 2015  /  Microsoft Office, Office 365   —   No Comments ↓

You may ask yourself, “Should I get Office 365 or Office 2013?” “Are Office 365 and Office 2013 different?” “Can I get both Office 365 and Office 2013?” These are great questions to consider and I’d like to clear up a few things, including terminology.

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Microsoft Office 2016 for Free?

Posted by David Thibault  /  July 16, 2015  /  Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

Well not exactly. Microsoft is offering a free download of Office 2016 preview. Just to be clear, Office 2016 is still in beta testing and Microsoft is looking for Office enthusiasts to test and share their experiences to help develop the final version of Office 2016. Microsoft expects to release Office 2016 sometime late in 2015.

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3 Problems Solved with Office 365 File Storage Solutions

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  July 13, 2015  /  Microsoft Office, Office 365, Productivity   —   1 Comments ↓

In an article he contributed to Fast Company entitled "4 Reasons Your Company Needs A Collaboration Upgrade, Stat" Jacob Morgan writes: "An organization is no longer limited to a physical structure or proximity; an organization is now limited only by its ability to connect employees and information together." So, what if that problem—among others—could be alleviated with one simple solution?

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How to Migrate Microsoft Word 2003 AutoText Entries into Word 2010

Posted by David Thibault  /  May 27, 2015  /  Word, Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

This is a step-by-step guide that will assist with migrating AutoText specifically from Microsoft Word 2003 to Word 2010. Migrating AutoText will save you, or more specifically, your users a considerable amount of time because they will not need to reenter their AutoText entries.

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Excel: Clean Your Sheets with TRIM and SUBSTITUTE

Posted by Jon Hood  /  May 21, 2015  /  Excel, Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

Occasionally, dates or names won’t merge correctly into a spreadsheet. There are extra spaces, for example, and you may want to get rid of them. How do you clean up your spreadsheets quickly? Use the TRIM and SUBSTITUTE functions. Trim blank spaces and substitute text or blanks with something different and clean up hidden characters!

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Excel: Enable or Disable Touch Mode and Mouse Mode

Posted by Jon Hood  /  May 15, 2015  /  Excel, Microsoft Office   —   No Comments ↓

Working with a touch-screen device can present a challenge when working with the Ribbon in Microsoft Office Applications. You may wonder how to enable Touch Mode in Excel, for example. Can you make the buttons bigger? Absolutely. You can create more open space on the Ribbon so commands are easier to tap.

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