Office 365 to be renamed to Microsoft 365

Office 365 renamed to Microsoft 365

Michael Anderson Cloud, IT Managed Services, Software

  Will Office 365 by any other name smell as sweet? We’re about to find out, as Microsoft is about to rebrand some of its Office 365 commercial plans as “Microsoft 365” or M365. The change takes place on April 21, and won’t affect your subscription or pricing. You’ll also get some new benefits, including Microsoft Editor and premium creative content. …

Microsoft - The New Office App

The new Microsoft Office app is “pretty great”

Michael Anderson Cloud, IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services, Software

One app is better than three. In February, Microsoft released an updated Office app available for Android and iOS. The new app combines Word, Excel, and PowerPoint into a single download with new capabilities that enable you to create content and accomplish tasks with better interaction and greater productivity while you’re on the move. Benefits include: Combining Word, Excel and …

Tech Tips Microsoft Team Keyboard Shortcuts

Tech Tips: Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts

Michael Anderson Cloud, IT Managed Services, Software, Tech Tips, Training

365 Technologies Tech Tips In this training tutorial, we show you how to access Microsoft Teams “keyboard shortcuts” and useful shortcut keys to help you navigate the interface quickly and make you Microsoft Teams pro. We provide Worry-Free IT™ for small- to medium-sized businesses in Winnipeg, Manitoba. If you have any questions about your organization’s IT service or how to …

Remote Worker Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity tips for remote workers

Michael Anderson IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services, IT Security

Moving to a home office can be overwhelming and create cybersecurity issues for you, your team and organization – particularly on short notice! Here are some tips to make your home office and organization more secure: Virtual Private Network (VPN): Provide a VPN for staff to connect securely to your organization’s network. Remote-work plan: If you have a remote-work plan, …

Microsoft Teams Quick Guides

Microsoft Teams Quick User Guides

Michael Anderson Cloud, eBooks, IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services, Training

Quick guides to help you set up remotely To help you, your team, and organization set up quickly with Microsoft Teams, here are some useful quick guides for you to download and share: Teams Meetings Quick Start Guide Teams App Quick Start Guide If you have any questions about your IT service or how to set up your team remotely, …

Crash Course in Microsoft Teams

A Crash Course in Microsoft Teams

Michael Anderson Cloud, IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services, Training

Microsoft Teams with Michael Anderson With more organizations working remotely because of COVID-19, we thought we’d put out a quick Microsoft Teams crash course to help you navigate the system. In this short training video, Michael Anderson, our President & CEO, walks you through the basics, including: Logging into Teams Locating the Teams app Three ways to use Teams Teams …

Emergency remote-work plan

Coronavirus and the workplace: Why every business needs an emergency remote-work plan

Michael Anderson Disaster Recovery, IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services

As the old saying goes, “If you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail.” According to the World Health Organization, the coronavirus (COVID-19) that originated in Wuhan City, China is still mostly affecting people in that country with outbreaks in others, including 33 confirmed cases in Canada as of March 3 (10 a.m. CST). While we don’t yet know a lot …

2020 Tech Habits

Seven life-changing tech habits for 2020

Michael Anderson IT Best Practices

Why not start 2020 with a resolution to incorporate tech habits to make you and your organization smarter and safer? Here are seven recommendations: 1. Be Suspicious of Unexpected Emails If you get an unusual-looking email, don’t open it. The goal of phishing emails is to gain information about you, steal your money, or install malware on your devices. For …

Bear Clan Patrol - Winnipeg

Our holiday donation supports Winnipeg’s Bear Clan Patrol

Michael Anderson 365 News, Culture

This year, 365 Technologies, on behalf of its clients, is making a holiday donation supporting Winnipeg’s Bear Clan Patrol. “With consciousness comes awareness, with awareness comes ownership of personal circumstances, and with collaboration comes change. It is within the context of this approach that the Bear Clan Patrol has been mobilized.” – Bear Clan Patrol website The patrol’s mission is …

Lessons learned from the Canva hack

Lessons from the Canva hack

Michael Anderson IT Best Practices, IT Security

We recently discovered one of our email addresses on the dark web following a hack of Canva, an Australian-based company that provides a simplified web design tool. In May, hackers breached Canva’s data, leaving approximately 139 million users’ data compromised, including names, usernames, email addresses, city, and country information. Although Canva has confirmed hackers didn’t access passwords, it still urged …