Unlock the mystery of the Cloud
Cloud / Data Center / Microsoft / Microsoft Azure /

Unlock the mystery of the Cloud

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

Is the Cloud right for your organization? The Cloud is still a mystery to many people and organizations. If you don’t know what it is, then it’s hard to know if it’s the right option for you. Here’s how to determine if it might be the right fit for you and your organization: What’s the Cloud? In simple terms, the…

Don’t just blur your background in Microsoft Teams, replace it!
Blur Background / IT Managed Service / Microsoft / Microsoft Teams /

Don’t just blur your background in Microsoft Teams, replace it!

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

This year’s model: our very own Purchasing Manager, Kent Reimer. Microsoft Teams now allows you to customize your background with one of its video chat background images. This feature only works in Windows or Mac Microsoft Teams desktop applications. Here’s how to do it: Launch or join your video chat. Click the three dots (…) in the meeting bar. Select…

Microsoft Teams Tech Tips: How to create a team, add team members and guests
IT Managed Services / IT outsourcing / Microsoft / Microsoft Teams / Training /

Microsoft Teams Tech Tips: How to create a team, add team members and guests

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

365 Technologies Tech Tips In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to create a team, add team members and guests, and hide, leave and delete a team in Microsoft Teams. A quick note about inviting external guests: When you invite a guest using the person’s email address, if they do not have a Microsoft account connected to the email address,…

Tech Tips: Microsoft Teams Bookmarks and Screen Size
IT Managed Services / IT outsourcing / Microsoft Office 365 / Microsoft Teams / Online Training /

Tech Tips: Microsoft Teams Bookmarks and Screen Size

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

365 Technologies Tech Tips In this training tutorial, we show you how to bookmark messages and make your screen size larger or smaller in Microsoft Teams. 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 set up your team remotely, feel free to contact…

Office 365 renamed to Microsoft 365
Excel / M365 / Microsoft 365 / Microsoft Windows / Office 365 / PowerPoint / Word /

Office 365 renamed to Microsoft 365

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

  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….

The new Microsoft Office app is “pretty great”
Excel / IT Managed Services / Microsoft Office 365 / Microsoft Office App / Microsoft phone app / Microsoft Phone Office App / PowerPoint / Word /

The new Microsoft Office app is “pretty great”

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

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 Teams Keyboard Shortcuts
IT Managed Service / IT Service Provider / Microsoft Teams / Training /

Tech Tips: Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

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…

Cybersecurity tips for remote workers
cybersecurity / IT Managed Service / Remote office / work from home /

Cybersecurity tips for remote workers

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

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 User Guides
IT Managed Service / Microsoft Teams / Quick Start Guide / Remote Working / Training / work from home /

Microsoft Teams Quick User Guides

Michael Anderson
By Michael Anderson 

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,…