Two Experts on the Future of SharePoint: Internet of Things

This article excerpt, by Caroline Marwitz, originally appeared here: http://bit.ly/1szC9BP SharePoint, Meet IoT Geoff Evelyn discusses the touchpoints between SharePoint and IoT in his article “SharePoint and the Internet of Things.” You might be saying, “What touchpoints? How does SharePoint come into play? It can’t talk to my car/refrigerator/factory/solar panels/whatever.” True, …

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Gets an Analytics-Infused Update

  This article excerpt, by Katherine Noyes, originally appeared here.  Following the launch of Dynamics CRM 2015 last November, Microsoft announced a Spring update to the software that promises new social, mobile and analytics capabilities along with closer integration with Office 365. On the social front, for instance, the Spring …

5 Ways CRM Software Will Turbo Charge Your Sales And Marketing

With Dynamics CRM, your business can reach it’s full potential. Sales and marketing surpass previous performance with a unique and customizable Customer Relationship Management system that meets your specific business needs. This article excerpt, by Angela Nadeau, originally appeared here: http://bit.ly/1yVL5t2  Are you thinking this is your year to leverage CRM? With CRM …

Office 365 – Surviving Migration

Office 365 is one of the best solutions Microsoft has ever produced. Organizations are exponentially better off once they are fully operational on the platform. However, getting from where you are today, over to this utopia, can range from simple and painless, to the most excruciating thing you have ever …

Microsoft Software Asset Management Review

Have you received a notice from Microsoft about a Microsoft Software Asset Management Review? This is an ominous sounding undertaking. The minute you receive one of these letters from Microsoft, you already know whether you have a problem or not. This is really just a fancy title for an Audit to ensure …

Office for iPad is Here!

Microsoft launched Office for iPad a couple of days ago. It is free for any iPad user to read or present information, but requires an Office 365 subscription to create and edit. I personally do not have an iPad, but I know than many (most) people do so I edited …

Are your Office 365 users stupid?

A short walk through fire. That is how I describe the process of migrating from wherever you are, to Office 365 to new prospects. It is certainly not my intent to scare them from making a move, rather I want to prepare them that it is more involved than flipping …

Office 365: Understanding Mailboxes

Update 02/02/17 – While I appreciate the high amount of traffic that comes to this post, it is quite old, and many things may have changed. If you are interested in Dynamics 365, please check here. There seems to be a lot of confusion around Microsoft Office 365 Mailboxes. In …

WPC is now in the rear view mirror

Well, I will have to say, WPC was a blast. I know it was a couple of months ago, but this is the first chance I had to write about it. Microsoft’s annual conference for partners was chock full of information. A laundry list of upcoming applications and features as …

CRM drives tangible benefits for banks

Independent analysis by The Optera Group shows that banks that utilize Microsoft Dynamics CRM markedly enhance their marketing, operations, and risk management results. According to First Research, ―The profitability of individual banks depends on marketing skills, efficient operations, and good risk management. Achieving that is difficult enough in a normal …

Google still uses Microsoft Office

Even Google Hasn’t Completely Ditched Microsoft Office For Google Apps Want a job at Google? You might want to brush up on your Microsoft Office skills. That’s because a whole bunch of jobs at Google require expertise with Office software, particularly Excel, according to Google’s job listings. We took a …

ERP… Cloud vs. Traditional

What is cloud ERP and why is it better than traditional ERP? Once you’re in the market for an ERP solution for your business sooner or later you’re going to have to choose whether to have one installed in your offices or whether to use the more modern subscription based …

A cloud case study for (redacted)

There are plenty of case studies out there about cloud experiences. We have added a few, but we don’t ask every client. But we did have a client recently who agreed to be the subject of a short case study, “If we did not mention who he was”. My first …

FAA Chooses Microsoft Office 365

In its effort to empower personnel to work more efficiently and collaboratively, the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has chosen to deploy a cloud productivity solution based on Microsoft Office 365, encompassing email messaging, calendaring, instant messaging and webconferencing.  Office 365 will provide 60,000 FAA employees and …