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Tip of the Week: How to Use Outlook’s Polling Feature

Tip of the Week: How to Use Outlook’s Polling Feature

In June 2020, Microsoft updated their popular Outlook email platform in Microsoft 365, adding (among other things) an integrated polling feature. Let’s take a few moments and go over how to use it so you are better able to take advantage of the opportunities this tool can provide.

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Is Windows 10 the Last Windows?

Is Windows 10 the Last Windows?

Windows 10 is five years old now. It didn’t become what it first set out to be, but today it can be found on over a billion devices. Not too shabby. The operating system is still being developed by Microsoft, which based on the company’s history, is kind of surprising. After they suggested that it would be the last version of Windows, some people were confused. Could Microsoft stop making Windows? Let’s take a look. 

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Tip of the Week: Handy Excel Functions You May Not Have Known About

Tip of the Week: Handy Excel Functions You May Not Have Known About

There are a lot of functions and capabilities buried in Microsoft Excel, many of which are unknown by most users. This is a real shame, as the value of Excel as a business tool is considerably larger than the simple organization that many see as its limits. To help counteract this, let’s go over a few useful utilities that Excel enables, if you know how to access them.

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Office 365 is Now Microsoft 365

Office 365 is Now Microsoft 365

Microsoft has been a driving force in personal and business productivity for over 40 years. Over that time one of their most popular offerings has been Microsoft Office. For the past several years the software giant has been bundling their Office platform with OneDrive and calling it Office 365. Millions of individuals and businesses utilize the tools in the platform, which is now being rebranded to Microsoft 365, and that has started to confuse some people. Today, we’ll clarify what this means for businesses and individuals.

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The New Office 365 App is Awesome

The New Office 365 App is Awesome

Office 365 is one of the most popular office suites on the market, and has been available on mobile devices for a while. This means that users have access to software titles like Word, OneNote, Excel, and PowerPoint from wherever they are. Understanding that this isn’t really a trend, but a sustained new way that people were going to access their Office 365 resources, Microsoft has created the Microsoft Office app. Today, we’ll take a look at the app and tell you how you can download it on your device.

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Tip of the Week: Activating Two-Step Verification on a Microsoft Account

Tip of the Week: Activating Two-Step Verification on a Microsoft Account

Two-step authentication/verification has seen considerable popularity as a means of securing an account. To help you boost the protections surrounding your Microsoft account, we’re offering a few tips on how to use two-step verification, as Microsoft refers to it.

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Tip of the Week: Controlling Your Text in Microsoft Word

Tip of the Week: Controlling Your Text in Microsoft Word

If you have used Microsoft Word, there’s a very good chance that you’ve become irritated at the occasional insistence that when you type, sometimes Word will make seemingly random adjustments to the formatting of dates, hyphenated content, and other elements. Here, we’re offering some tips to help you put a lid on these irritating changes.

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At Long Last, Windows 7 Users Have to Switch to Windows 10

At Long Last, Windows 7 Users Have to Switch to Windows 10

It wasn’t too terribly long ago that Windows 10 was offered for free to users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. While this offer was constrained to a limited time, the response was surprisingly stagnant. Why didn’t more people jump at the chance to snag the latest version of the operating system - especially when it would come at no cost to them?

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OneNote 2016 is Dead, Long Live OneNote for Windows, Part II

OneNote 2016 is Dead, Long Live OneNote for Windows, Part II

Microsoft is saying goodbye to OneNote 2016. Although the handy note-taking app will still be supported until October 2020, with extended support for a few more years after, Microsoft has decided to no longer add features to it, and instead, they are focusing on the new version of OneNote that comes bundled with Windows 10.

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OneNote 2016 is Dead, Long Live OneNote for Windows, Part I

OneNote 2016 is Dead, Long Live OneNote for Windows, Part I

Microsoft’s handy little note-taking app, OneNote, is gearing up to hit the old dusty trail and retire. At least, that’s the plan for OneNote 2016, whose end of life coincides with the rest of the Office 2016 suite in October, 2020. Fortunately, most of us already have OneNote 2016’s successor installed. Wait, what?

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 Approaching End of Life

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 Approaching End of Life

A decade-old version of Microsoft’s popular database software SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 is losing support on July 9,2019. If your business hasn’t moved away from the software, you are looking at a few real pressing problems. Let’s take a look at the software and what options businesses that haven’t moved on from SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server R2 have going forward.

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Tip of the Week: 5 Handy OneNote Features

Tip of the Week: 5 Handy OneNote Features

On the surface, Microsoft OneNote seems to be a pretty basic program - it’s just a quick place to jot notes, right? In actuality, OneNote offers functions far beyond that of a digital scratchpad. For this week’s tip, we’ll review some of these functions.

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A Brief History of Microsoft Word

A Brief History of Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is one of the most popular software titles in the world. It wasn’t always so. Despite competing with a myriad of separate word processors over literal decades, Word has sustained and is now more powerful than ever. Today, we’ll take you through the history of the world’s most recognizable word processor.

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Tip of the Week: Building a Knowledge-Based Wiki in OneNote

Tip of the Week: Building a Knowledge-Based Wiki in OneNote

Despite its name, Microsoft OneNote can serve as far more than a basic note-taking application. One of these uses is as a rudimentary, but effective, wiki system. This week, our tip will go over how you can set up an internal wiki in OneNote.

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Security Is a Big Component of Windows 10

Security Is a Big Component of Windows 10

With Microsoft betting on Windows 10 to be their #1 OS for the foreseeable future, it is important for them to be able to sufficiently protect their users from the growing threats looking to make life difficult for businesses from all over the world. Today, we will take a look at Windows 10 Enterprise Security, and how it works to protect businesses from harm.

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Boost Project Collaboration with New Business Communication Apps

Boost Project Collaboration with New Business Communication Apps

For the business owner that likes to keep his/her pulse on how his/her staff communicates, email has traditionally been the best solution. Most enterprise email setups these days will provide you with email, file storage, and an integration for a messaging application--all of which have their uses--but, today’s business owner has to understand that their employees are living more mobile lives and can be productive when they’re on the move. Typically, the email application, no matter how strong their integrations are, doesn’t support real-time text messaging, but today there have been a couple solutions developed to speed up and streamline business communications, they are Slack and Microsoft Teams.

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Tip of the Week: Functional Excel Features

Tip of the Week: Functional Excel Features

Spreadsheets are great for organizing information, but they aren’t particularly interesting to look at--especially if you aren’t using Microsoft Excel to the best of your ability. Today’s tip is dedicated to going over some of the more obscure Microsoft Excel tips and tricks that will help you stylize your spreadsheets and make them more dynamic.

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A Brief Introduction to .NET Framework

A Brief Introduction to .NET Framework

You may have heard of .NET framework before, or if you routinely use a Microsoft Windows operating system you’ve probably been prompted to install it at some point. Pronounced “dot net”, it is the predominant software framework of Windows, the most used non-mobile operating system in the world. Today we will introduce some software terms, go into what a software framework is, and how .NET framework is unique.

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Tip of the Week: Edit PDFs in Microsoft Word

Tip of the Week: Edit PDFs in Microsoft Word

It’s not really news that Microsoft Word is one of the best pieces of software for productivity, but it will still surprise you from time-to-time. Since it can cost an arm and a leg to purchase the professional version of Adobe Acrobat for a singular purpose, people had to find a way to edit the .pdf files they received. Not surprisingly, Microsoft Word is a great solution to this problem. Today, we will show you how to edit a PDF in the newest version of Microsoft Word.

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3 SharePoint Considerations Businesses Should Have

3 SharePoint Considerations Businesses Should Have

Businesses are always looking for a way to make their projects more successful. While many organizations have found success by integrating Microsoft SharePoint project collaboration software, some have found it to be a giant headache to manage, or even completely unnecessary. No matter where your business falls on this spectrum, there are some best practices in utilizing SharePoint to get the most out of the platform. Here are three considerations your team should make when you settle on SharePoint for project collaboration.

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