Office 365 is constantly evolving. What started as an online extension of Microsoft’s flagship productivity suite has evolved into one of the best pieces of cloud software currently on the market. Last month we saw the next stage in that evolution, and it came in the form of allowing guests to collaborate on your 365 projects. Interested? We thought you’d be, so let’s take a closer look.
The art of organizing a meeting is much like chess. Each player has different possible moves, or availabilities; and it’s up to you to strategize which pieces to move where, or which events to schedule (or reschedule) when. The objective is to land on a square wherein all participants can attend, but achieving this goal often demands a tiring and time-consuming process. Fortunately, with the help of Microsoft FindTime, you can arrange meetings efficiently and easily.
Phoning your boss to justify why you couldn’t make it to the morning meeting is pretty bad, and going through this on a regular basis is even worse. But imagine being able to manage all your appointments and never miss a single one again — fortunately, the wait is over. Introducing Bookings, the latest service from Office 365 that helps you make, manage and remember your appointments. Take a look at four reasons why you should give it a whirl:
Nowadays, people have dozens of tabs open in their web browsers to access services that help them with work or catch up on social media. The problem is, it’s easy to lose track of all these opened windows and apps just to get to the information you need. The new update to Office 365 Groups solves that by enabling you to connect to third party applications within the Office 365 Outlook page. So if you want to declutter your taskbar of all those open windows, check out what Office 365 Connectors for Groups has to offer.
Whether you need suggestions for your PowerPoint presentation, someone to edit your Word document or input a lot of data into Excel, Office 365 has the features to help you with a variety of tasks. So the next time you need some help getting work done, try using these tricks with Office 365.
A paintbrush can create the Mona Lisa or the Last Supper. An airplane can bring passengers to exotic locations anywhere on the planet. But what do the paintbrush, airplane and stone all have in common? Without the wisdom of the painter or pilot, they are nothing more than tools and materials. Office 365 is no different. Yes, within it is the potential for your business to gain huge productivity gains, but without the proper knowledge to utilize the service correctly, you’ll see small returns. So here is how your business can use Office 365 more productively, to create something beautiful.
We live in the age of distraction. If it’s not the hundredth urgent email in your inbox that blows your focus, maybe it’s your IT staff pounding on your door with another technology emergency. Whatever the circumstance, you may be tired of looking in the mirror only to see bags under your eyes from too many late nights at the office. That’s why we’ve come up with a few principles to help you become more productive in your business and life, and to hopefully help you get some sleep.