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That Doesn't Look Like SharePoint

As a consultant who has earned her bread and butter from SharePoint gigs, I am very familiar with many people's perception of the Microsoft SharePoint collaboration platform. For every deployment, there are the supporters and the reluctant – the ones that used an old, ungoverned, or otherwise clunky version of SharePoint or ones who want the new, ...

Instant Efficiency Gains With Updated Active Directory Data

Millions of businesses around the world either have used or are using Microsoft Active Directory (AD) services on their corporate networks. Used to identify and manage authorized network users, AD has been around for over fifteen years. However, few companies take full advantage of AD's capabilities in the social media age. With a few simple tweak...

Office 365 documents

As a user of Office 365, there are quite a few locations where documents can be stored: SharePoint Team site document libraries Office 365 Group document libraries, inc. Microsoft Teams document libraries OneDrive for Business OneDrive E-mail attachments Local hard drives USB sticks Network drives As you can tell from ...

Amaxra & Powell Software Provide Intelligent Intranet Technology

Amaxra & Powell Software Provide Intelligent Intranet Technology Amaxra and Powell Software announce an inaugural marketing and re-seller partnership Amaxra and Powell Software are excited to announce an inaugural marketing and re-seller partnership bringing Powell 365 intelligent intranet ...

SharePoint: What’s your plan for growth?

You have the best of intentions when building and launching a new Microsoft SharePoint Site. You envision how much easier everyone's life will be now that they can finally find what they need. You thoughtfully gather everyone's input and engage the right stakeholders. You build the necessary libraries, break these out into logical sub-fo...

Goodbye Windows Server 2003

As of July 14th, Microsoft will no longer support Server 2003, a critical date for many businesses. Instead of being a date to dread, this could be a golden opportunity to simplify business IT and cut costs for years to come. Back in 2003 there was no such thing as the cloud and on premise servers were necessary. Technology has vastly improved since then ...

Making Sense of OneDrive Cloud Storage Plans

Even though it has "one" in its name, Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage accounts are offered with multiple plans and features. For example, the free 15 GB OneDrive with an Outlook.com or legacy Hotmail email is geared for consumer cloud storage (i.e. photos for easy sharing). The OneDrive for Business an Office 365 customer receives features 1 TB of storag...

Increase Your Productivity With Excel and SharePoint

Are you using the right tools the wrong way? Many people use Microsoft SharePoint exclusively for storing documents. Even more people use Microsoft Excel for data gathering. What a lot of people don't know is how easily SharePoint and Excel can combine to be the perfect tool for gathering data from everyone on the team simultaneously. SharePoint's...

An Introduction to SharePoint

Amaxra is a company that embodies productivity, efficiency, and the ability to effectively communicate. In order to provide consistency in those key elements, they have implemented the use of important tools such as Microsoft SharePoint. SharePoint is a tool for helping companies quickly respond to changing business needs. It is a centralized hub ...