MSPs – the next, great cyberattack?

Michael Anderson Cybersecurity, IT Security, Tech Articles

The cyber war may be coming to your IT-managed service provider. Is your MSP ready? Look no further than the recent cyberattack on SolarWinds, an IT-infrastructure management software company that works with technology and IT-managed service providers. It appears that hackers are breaking into MSPs in order to attack as many company networks as possible in one swoop. As mentioned…

Microsoft Forms Tech Tip

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

Michael Anderson IT Managed Services, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Forms, Software

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 Tech Tips

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

Michael Anderson Cloud, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, Software

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, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, Software

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…

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…

Crash Course in Microsoft Teams

A Crash Course in Microsoft Teams

Michael Anderson Cloud, IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams

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…

5G wireless network

The age of 5G is upon us – but will it deliver?

Michael Anderson Business Talk, IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services

Some are calling the advent and rollout of 5G the fourth industrial revolution. Can it possibly live up to the hype? Yes, 5G connectivity sounds pretty exciting. It promises a new era of cellular wireless networks and digital connectedness that includes faster mobile data access and better connectivity for your wireless devices. It could, in theory, mean downloading a two-hour…

IT Budget – How much should I budget for IT?

How much money should I spend on IT?

Michael Anderson Business Talk, IT Managed Services

Considerations include company size, industry, and infrastructure It’s a question that has plagued business owners for years: “How much should I budget for my IT?” In today’s hyper-competitive, technology-focused business world, this question is more important than ever. Today, virtually every company is taking advantage of technology in one way or another, and you don’t want to be left behind….

Virtual Chief Information Officer

Three benefits of hiring a virtual Chief Information Officer

Michael Anderson IT Best Practices, IT Managed Services

The three benefits of hiring a virtual Chief Information Officer to manage your IT services If you’re running a small- to medium-sized business, and you need a trusted advisor to help manage your IT networks, backup and recovery systems, you could benefit from having a Virtual Chief Information Officer, or vCIO from 365 Technologies. vCIOs are highly skilled and specialized consultants…