Formerly “Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection”, Microsoft Defender for Office 365 offers a line of protection tools in an Office 365 subscription. With the right subscription you can have many of these tools right at your fingertips.
Like many of you, the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way we do business. “Healthy at Work,” Kentucky’s phased plan to reopen the economy, has left many small businesses confused about the specific actions we all must take to comply with state regulations.
We certainly don’t claim to have all the answers, but have carefully studied the state and local rules and compliance requirements needed to remain open, and have shifted our policies to remain compliant.
A brief update on the rise in cybercrime during the COVID-19 pandemic, the security issues Zoom users are experiencing, and the rebranding initiative Microsoft is working through with Office 365.
Microsoft Forms is yet another Office 365 application that, for whatever reason, doesn’t get the amount of notoriety that it should. If you’ve ever wanted an easy way to create custom surveys, quizzes, polls, and questionnaires, it’s likely that Microsoft Forms has been the application you’ve been searching for the entire time.
Microsoft Planner is a task management tool included in most Office 365 plans and is very comparable to other Project Management tools such as Trello and Asana. With its easy integration with other Microsoft applications, taking advantage of this simple application can help you coordinate your team efforts and create a more efficient workflow.
Teams is Microsoft’s chat-based workspace recently that replaced Skype for Business. Teams is a complete chat and online meeting solution that allows users to host audio, video and web conferences, screen share, share and upload files, and chat with anyone inside or outside your organization.
A couple months ago, we selected a group of customers (whom we knew had moderate experience with Classic SharePoint) and asked them to summarize their opinion of the product in a few words. Not surprisingly, the results came pouring in with words such as confusing, intimidating, overwhelming, complicated and not user-friendly.
As a Microsoft Gold partner who has provided Office 365 support to SMB’s for several years, we’ve observed that a great number of organizations don’t understand the additional value that can be realized with some of the applications that come baked into the most Office 365 business and enterprise plans. Check out this article series to learn more about how those applications can be put to good use for your business!
At Louisville Geek, we use Office 365 on a daily basis in almost every aspect of what we do. Now that Microsoft is implementing this migration experience, we are excited to put it to use as we help our clients make the switch if they so choose.