Category: Office 365

Facilities Management. Business Intelligence and Business Processes. How do you manage?

Managing office buildings, public areas and other corporate facilities generates a lot of data. There can be many business processes to incorporate into the general everyday running of buildings. These processes can sometimes be quite simple, but can also be quite complex incorporating SLA, (service level agreements), governance policies, supply chain management and the use…

How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware

Look Out on Windows Computers As you must know by now a nasty form of malicious software known as ransomware has been making headlines after cybercriminals hijacked hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide, impacting the NHS and many others. Ransomware, which is often transmitted by email or web pop-ups, involves locking up people’s data and…

Microsoft Enhances SharePoint

Microsoft Enhances SharePoint Team News for Office 365 Users Microsoft announced a few SharePoint Online user experience improvements that are starting to arrive for Office 365 users. Yet another reason to use SharePoint as your business foundation. Microsoft keeps making it better. Many of the user experience improvements promised by Microsoft at its May 4 launch…

Global Ransomware Attack

NHS Windows PCs hit hard As many people know there is a wide-spread and serious global PC hacking attack. The BBC and UK papers report numerous hospitals and the NHS in general have been especially hard hit with many thousands of PCs compromised. The virus is bad, as bad as they get. An infected PC…

Microsoft Cloud Strength Highlights Third Quarter Results

Microsoft announce financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017: Revenue was $22.1 billion GAAP, and $23.6 billion non-GAAP Operating income was $5.6 billion GAAP, and $7.1 billion non-GAAP Net income was $4.8 billion GAAP, and $5.7 billion non-GAAP Diluted earnings per share was $0.61 GAAP, and $0.73 non-GAAP “Our results this quarter reflect…

Microsoft Power BI: The Dolphin guide

This Dolphin Guide explains the core facts you need to know about Microsoft’s data visualization toolset, Power BI. The big data revolution continues in earnest and enterprises continue to generate more and more data about every business interaction they can track. Couple this with the volume of data now being generated by devices and sensors…

Business still stuck with older version of Microsoft Windows

According to the Spiceworks 2017 OS Adoption Trends survey, released Monday, some 52% of businesses are still running at least one instance of Windows XP, despite support for the OS ending on April 8, 2014. The survey also noted that 9% of businesses are still running at least one instance of Windows Vista, which will lose…

What is Microsoft SharePoint?

We get asked this question all the time. ‘What is SharePoint and what can you do with it’? In a number of Blog posts we try to explain what SharePoint is, what you can do with SharePoint and shine some light on the different versions of Microsoft SharePoint. So first just what is SharePoint? Over three quarters…

New security features in Microsoft Office 365 help to raise your Security Score

Microsoft adds new security scoring facility to Office 365 Use new Office 365 feature to raise you Security Score and stay safe. If the information age has taught us anything, it has taught us that managing security risks in an enterprise is, and must be, a priority. A security breach can happen anytime and come…

Microsoft updates Office Apps and OneDrive with Activity Feed

OneDrive for Business updates Microsoft recently announced several enhancements to OneDrive for commercial customers. Now you can use the latest client to sync SharePoint Online team sites and OneDrive for Business shared folders, providing you with easy access to your shared documents. On the web, we have simplified the sharing experience, helping you better specify…