Microsoft Bookings

Microsoft Bookings: a simple way to manage and schedule appointments

Michael Anderson Cloud, Software, Tech Tips, Training

Microsoft Bookings helps you spend less time scheduling and more time meeting with customers. If you run a small- to medium-sized business that provides services by appointment, Microsoft Bookings is an online app that can help you manage them. It’s available with Microsoft 365 Business Standard and Business Premium subscriptions – there’s no need to pay extra for online scheduling …

Microsoft Teams May Features Update

New features in Microsoft Teams: May roundup

Michael Anderson Cloud, IT Managed Services, Software

April showers bring May flowers, and sometimes more Microsoft Teams features. Here are the handy features that Microsoft released in May for Microsoft Teams. Check them out the next time you hold a Microsoft Teams meeting: 1. Got a question? Raise your hand in a meeting If you have a question or comment, but don’t want to interrupt the person speaking, …

Microsoft Teams New Features

Microsoft rolls out new Teams features

Michael Anderson IT Managed Services, Software

Now that many of us are working from home, we’ve discovered the glories of new software, with Microsoft Teams at the forefront. This week, Microsoft rolled out some new Teams features at its Build 2020 Conference to help developers and IT professionals improve remote working and business service capabilities. The new features are in response to Microsoft Teams’ growth, which …

Microsoft Forms Tech Tip

Microsoft Teams Tech Tips: Create a survey, poll or quiz with Microsoft Forms

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

365 Technologies Tech Tips In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to add a survey, create a poll or quiz using Microsoft Forms in Microsoft Teams to share with your team or chat. 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 …

Microsoft Teams Video Chat

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

Michael Anderson Cloud, Software, Training

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

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

Michael Anderson Cloud, Software, Tech Tips, Training

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, …

Microsoft Teams Tech Tips

Tech Tips: Microsoft Teams Bookmarks and Screen Size

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

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 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 …