The Three Warning Signs that Your Team Needs Office 365 Training

Posted by David Thibault  /  November 18, 2018  /  Office 365, User Adoption, Microsoft Office 365 Training   —   No Comments ↓

After successfully completing Microsoft Office 365 migration, you thought the hard part was over. Yet now employees are still submitting projects in the old format, or using outdated email to exchange information instead of the collaboration channels you painstakingly set up in Microsoft Teams. What went wrong? It could be that you skimped on employee training to properly use Office 365. If you notice any of these three warning signs in your office, odds are your team needs additional training:

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Top Five Benefits of Microsoft Office 365 SharePoint and OneDrive

Posted by Jon Hood  /  November 8, 2018  /  Office 365, OneDrive   —   No Comments ↓

Combining the forces of Microsoft Office 365 SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business can give your company a powerful communication and information exchange system. You can easily share and store files, comply with security requirements, and give your enterprise the tools it needs for enhanced business processes. Migrating to Office 365 with SharePoint and OneDrive can yield several important benefits, including the following top five.

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An End-User Introduction to Microsoft Teams

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  November 1, 2018  /  Office 365, Microsoft Office Teams   —   2 Comments ↓

Microsoft Teams is a great new tool that is available through your Office 365 subscription. Or, it’s free if you aren’t even an Office 365 customer. Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool that provides a hub for teamwork where you can work around your content. Microsoft Teams provides a means to communicate through chats and online meetings with your colleagues both inside and outside of your organization (if external access is turned on). While you can use it free, you’ll eventually want or need a subscription to Office 365 to schedule meetings and get a more robust collaborative experience.

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Analyze Data Much? You Might Want Microsoft Power BI Training

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  September 27, 2018  /  Courses, Office 365   —   3 Comments ↓

Are you a data analyst or even a power user of Excel who manipulates data for various reporting requirements? You can really bring your data to life with Power BI, and KnowledgeWave is excited to extend an option for Microsoft Power BI training.

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What Are Office 365 Groups?

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  June 26, 2018  /  Office 365   —   No Comments ↓

Office 365 presents businesses and their employees with new modern ways to work. One great example is Office 365 Groups, often referred to as Modern Groups.

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6 Steps to Boost User Adoption of Office 365 (FREE Webinar!)

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  April 17, 2018  /  Office 365, MSP   —   2 Comments ↓

The move to Office 365 is not like any previous Microsoft Office upgrade for your end-users.

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3 Real Life Tips for Your Office 365 Deployment

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  November 30, 2017  /  Software Rollout, Office 365   —   No Comments ↓

Many of the clients I work with are making the move to Office 365 from Office 2010, or a mixed environment of various Office versions. In either scenario they are making a leap to a new version of Microsoft Office providing their users with more flexibility, the opportunity to work more efficiently while increasing user productivity.

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Create Surveys, Quizzes, and Polls Using Microsoft Forms

Posted by David Thibault  /  July 11, 2017  /  Office 365, Team Leaders, End Users   —   9 Comments ↓

Microsoft Forms is a simple, lightweight app designed to help you easily create surveys, quizzes, and polls. In a business environment, the tool can be used to collect customer feedback, develop strategies, and educate staff.

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Why User Adoption Should Be a Key Piece of Any Office 365 Rollout

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  May 22, 2017  /  Office 365, MSP, IT Pros   —   No Comments ↓

IT professionals and end-users often see technology from different perspectives. You’re likely to be more concerned with all the mechanics and logistics. Conversely, your clients and end-users are scratching their heads. This is a key consideration to include in your Office 365 migration planning. Including user adoption and training activities aids in bridging that chasm, and should be present throughout the migration process.

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Office 365 Tips Worth Sharing: Email a Link, Not an Attachment

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  April 20, 2017  /  Office 365, Team Leaders   —   1 Comments ↓

Your team is up and running with Office 365 and its cloud storage solutions: OneDrive for Business and SharePoint. (Congrats - take a bow!)

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Skype for Business Online Training: Quickly Get Your Team On Board

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  April 20, 2017  /  Office 365, Skype for Business   —   1 Comments ↓

Each week it seems like more organizations are embracing Skype for Business for internal (and sometimes external) communications. Maybe you are in the same boat. If so, you've come to the right place!

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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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Tags: Microsoft Office, Office 365, Microsoft 365

Office 365 Tips: How to Become a Microsoft Office Insider

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  April 4, 2017  /  Office 365, IT Pros   —   6 Comments ↓

We post lots of great Office 365 tips, early looks and highlights on the newest features. We are, after all, a Microsoft Partner and early technology adopters by nature. 

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Is Your Team Resisting? Office 365 SharePoint Training Is the Answer

Posted by Eric Sokolowski  /  March 29, 2017  /  Employee Training, Office 365, Team Leaders   —   No Comments ↓

There’s bound to be resistance to fully embracing SharePoint. Perhaps because your team members may not know enough about how it works.

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Fix File Proliferation Problems with OneDrive & Office 365

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  March 17, 2017  /  Office 365, OneDrive, IT Pros, Team Leaders   —   No Comments ↓

The routines and self-created processes we use reflect our determination to get our job done. We figure out how to make it happen...but it isn't always pretty!

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