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Why you need Office Protect to simplify your Office 365 security

Cybercrime is a growing threat for businesses of every shape and size. No matter what industry your business competes in, the need to gather, store, and process data from your customers and employees is crucial to your company's success. It's especially tough for small-to-midsized businesses (SMBs) who typically have limited IT and cybersecurity r...

BYOD Your Business with Microsoft's Intune & Enterprise Mobility + Security

It's unreal to think that only ten years ago most mid-to-large enterprise companies were still handing out BlackBerry smartphones to significant numbers of their workforces. But the key reason those companies liked the BlackBerry was its security and management capabilities outstripped all competitors. Although many Millennial workers cannot imagi...

6 Ways Amaxra Can Supercharge Your Business Productivity

For over a decade, Amaxra has continually looked for ways to help our customers become productive. Like many other companies, we chose to invest in cloud-based services like Microsoft Office 365, Dynamics 365 Customer Relationship Management (CRM), SharePoint Online, Skype for Business, and Teams. These are the essential business productiv...

Enhancing productivity with the new dictation feature in Office 365

Microsoft added an optional dictation add-in for their key Office 365 apps, appropriately called "Dictate," in the summer of 2017. The add-in enabled you to dictate documents in Word, compose emails in Outlook, and add notes and other text into PowerPoint slides using your voice. It was a free add-in but came with a caveat: as part of the Microsof...

We need to talk about what to do when someone quits

While it is not the most positive topic to discuss, the hard truth of any organization is that employees leave. Entrepreneurs, managers, and even leaders in non-profit groups must prepare for this eventuality. Whenever an employee leaves, the right thing to do is to wish them well–but also have a plan for what happens to their corporate online use...

Unlock the hidden value of SharePoint with a company Intranet

Every company using either the Microsoft Office 365 Business Premium or E3 to E5 plans have SharePoint Online included. Office apps are often fundamental to the success and productivity of many companies. But so many of them that would never consider sending an email without Outlook or creating a spreadsheet without Excel ignore the business-criti...

Don't fall for this email quota limit phishing scam

Have you ever received an email with "Microsoft Outlook 365: Your email quota almost exceeded limit" in the subject line? I recently received one of these emails to my business email address. The email warned that not only I was not only in danger of exceeding my Outlook mailbox limit but that I needed to "review recent activity" in the interest o...

How Skype For Business Changes the Way People Work

While much of the attention related to "work from anywhere" corporate initiatives is focused on mobile apps, the majority of employees still work in an office. Even with the ever-growing number of Millennials in the workplace preferring to use their personal smartphones over a desk phone, most businesses still need a phone system to take and make ...

How to fire up your business with KPI displays

It's reassuring to visit a company's offices where rather than TVs showing 24-hour cable news (or worse), they are displaying constantly-updated key performance indicator (KPI) metrics. There is something special about the feeling of walking into the common areas of a company and seeing large monitors prominently display their corporate KPIs. It g...

Microsoft Teams - Collaboration for Every Type of Team (Part 3 of 8)

In this post, I’m going to show how Microsoft Teams can integrate with other applications to streamline your Sales & Marketing processes. If you’re not familiar with Teams, please check out our previous posts: Teams Overview Part 1: Teams for Project Management Part 2: Teams for Product Management I’ve taken several Sales &...

3 reasons why you should learn how to use PowerShell

If your job is remotely connected to corporate information technology (IT), then you have likely heard of the term "PowerShell." Available on Microsoft Windows, PowerShell is a Windows command-line shell designed especially for system administrators. While it may look similar to the Command Prompt app in Windows, PowerShell isn't just a way to typ...

Microsoft Teams - Collaboration for Every Type of Team (Part 1 of 8)

In this post, I’m going to show how Microsoft Teams integrates with other applications and tools to enhance any Project Management practice. Once in Microsoft Teams, a quick filter on Connectors for Project Management shows Trello, Asana, Jira and more. I’ve taken several of these on a test drive to call out where the integration between the two fe...

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