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Marissa Explains IT All: Google Workspace vs. Microsoft 365

While the two platforms are very similar in what they accomplish, they also have a few key differences. Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 are both business productivity suites that allow your team to collaborate and stay organized as they go through their workday.

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IT Strategy and Infrastructure Blog

Fast and Thorough PC Deployments with Windows Autopilot

As an IT partner, keeping our clients running smoothly is our priority. That commitment starts from the very beginning when you first unbox your device.

Computer setups are super impactful. It’s the primary tool that your employee relies on to get their work done. This means a new computer needs to be installed quickly and thoroughly, whether it’s a replacement or for a new team member.

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Summer Series: Get To Work Quickly with Windows Autopilot

Whether it be a PC for a new team member or a replacement one, getting your team up and running quickly is key. Windows Autopilot provides a fast and thorough setup process to help keep your team focused on what they do best.

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Blog Microsoft 365 Employee-friendly Content

Cheat Code: Recent Microsoft Teams Updates

The way we work has drastically changed over the last few years. Fortunately, Microsoft 365 has the necessary tools to help us stay productive and efficient, no matter what our work environment looks like.

With the times continuing to change, Microsoft continues to release new features within Teams to help your team stay successful. Staying up-to-date on the latest releases can help to ensure that you’re making the most out of the tool.

Check out the clip below for a less than 3-minute tutorial on a few of the latest Teams updates.

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Microsoft 365 vs. Google Workspace: What to Consider

When it comes to business productivity apps, you have a few options. Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace are arguably two of the most widely used.

They both offer a wide variety of different applications that can be used to communicate, collaborate, and stay on track with your tasks and projects. Although they check many of the same boxes when it comes to tools that your team needs, there are a few distinct differences between the two.

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Microsoft 365 Blog

Cheat Code: Tips on Running a Productive Microsoft Teams Meeting

We’re likely all pretty comfortable using Microsoft Teams. Whether you’re currently working remotely, in the office, or a hybrid mix of the two – you’ve probably had your fair share with virtual meetings.

Luckily, Microsoft is always coming out with new improvements to their tools and services. Check out the quick Cheat Code video below to learn a few tricks, (that you may not have seen before), to help keep your meetings productive and efficient.

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Blog Microsoft 365

Top 5 Tips for Using Microsoft Lists

Lists are great when they’re easy to find, follow, and track. They’re even more useful when you can use them to collaborate with your team to stay on track.

Whether you’re new to the tool, or have been using it a while, Microsoft Lists can be used in a variety of different scenarios. Tracking issues, planning event itineraries, creating checklists, and performing team evaluations are only a few examples.

Even if you’ve used the tool before, there may be a few hidden features you haven’t seen. Below we’ve compiled our top 5 tips for making the most out of Microsoft Lists.

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Cheat Code: How To Stay Engaged During Microsoft Teams Meetings

At this point, we’re likely all pros at virtual meetings. And even though many organizations are moving towards a more hybrid work environment as employees are splitting their time between remote work and going back in to the office, virtual meetings are most definitely not going anywhere anytime soon.

So, it’s important to make sure that we’re maximizing the tools we have and making the most out of these virtual meetings.

Watch today’s Cheat Code video below to learn a few quick and easy ways to help you stay engaged during a Microsoft Teams meeting. Continue scrolling to check out a few of our other how-to Cheat Code videos as well.

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Microsoft 365 Blog

Top 5 Tips for Using Microsoft Teams

At this point, we’re likely all pros at using Microsoft Teams to communicate and collaborate with other team members. Whether you’re messaging co-workers, participating in video calls, or looking for files – Microsoft Teams allows you to do it all, with ease.  

However, there are a few tips that can help to elevate your Teams experience and increase productivity in your workday. Below you’ll find our top five tips when it comes to getting the most out of Microsoft Teams.

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Cheat Code: How To Use the Employee Ideas App in Microsoft Teams

Receiving valuable and consistent feedback from your team is an integral part of running your business. Sometimes it can be difficult to keep up with all of the incoming ideas. Luckily, there is a Microsoft Power App within Teams that allows you to do just that.

The Employee Ideas App allows you to effectively receive and manage any ideas that your team has. It also allows other team members to vote on the ideas, showing you a clear picture of what is considered to be a priority amongst your employees.

Check out this quick Cheat Code how-to video below to learn more! You can also continue scrolling to find a few of our previous Cheat Codes.