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Microsoft 365 Conference confirms we’re better together

Our combined team’s recent trip to Vegas for the Microsoft 365 Conference 2022 was a time for community, enlightenment, and celebration. The conference served as a reminder that Microsoft continues to be future-forward and innovative. As PixelMill’s Eric Overfield points out, “that’s where we need them to [...]

Setting up your first Virtual Agent

What is a Virtual Agent?  Having a Virtual Agent on your website or intranet is the closest thing to replicating the experience of greeting your customers when they walk into your store. Virtual Agents are chatbots that can answer questions from your customers, employees, or [...]

The Microsoft 365 Conference

The Microsoft 365 Conference welcomes you back to the community, the learning, and the celebration. We invite you to come to Las Vegas for the largest, in-person gathering of the Microsoft community in the world. The conference embraces Microsoft Viva, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Sharepoint and Microsoft Power Platform. You’ll meet peers from around the world to share knowledge and experience, and you’ll be guided by dozens of Microsoft product team members and industry experts as you learn what you need to create the inclusive, hybrid workplace of the future. You’ll discover what’s new from Microsoft executives including Jeff Teper and Charles Lamanna. You’ll dive deep into Viva, Teams, SharePoint, Power Platform, Outlook, Yammer and more with Microsoft's product leaders including Karuana Gatimu, Naomi Moneypenny, Mark Kashman and Dan Holme. And you’ll gain real-world insights from Microsoft MVPs, experts and customers. No other event offers the breadth, the depth, and the practical, real-world guidance you’ll find at the Microsoft 365 Conference.

Multifactor Authentication: What You Need To Know

Why should we care about Cybersecurity? The importance of digital security in organizations cannot be emphasized enough in 2022. In order to stay proactive, today’s companies should take steps to protect their information from data breaches, unauthorized access, and other security threats to their business. [...]

Setting up your design space in PowerPoint

PowerPoint design and presentations have been a major part of most of our work lives for quite some time now. However, not everyone is leveraging this powerful corporate presentation tool to its fullest. For designers, it's often a frustrating environment, where Photoshop and other Adobe [...]

How to Invite Hotmail and Gmail Users to a Microsoft Teams Meeting

Working remotely has been such a pleasure, right? Telecommuting as a concept has had a positive impact on the business environment, allowing organizations and their employees to be productive in remote locations. While the benefits of telecommuting are unprecedented and significant, working remotely has also [...]

SharePoint Syntex – features and elements explained

SharePoint has been around for many years. Since 2001! It is still a fan-favourite content management platform, first on-premises then in the cloud. According to Microsoft, as of July 2017 SharePoint had 190 million users across 200,000 customer organizations. Just as the rest of the [...]

Microsoft Viva Learning: your new study buddy

Whether you’re an expert in your field or have just switched professions or maybe you’re just a curious being, there are always more opportunities to learn. The great part about the world we live in today is the extreme innovation that is constantly taking place. As a result, there is an abundance of information shared across the internet [...]

Microsoft Viva Topics demystified

Artificial intelligence is taking over the world. Time to stop fearing SkyNet and embrace Johnny 5, friends! Whether we like it or not, the way business gets done is changing. According to Gartner, in the past four years, the number of businesses adopting artificial intelligence [...]

Microsoft Viva Connections: What is it, exactly?

One of the more obvious challenges presented by a remote work environment is the lack of social connection. It can be easy to feel isolated and disconnected when you’re working behind a screen all day alone in your living room. Having social connections has been [...]

Viva Insights: what is it and what are the benefits?

Every single day that you show up to work, whether virtually or in the office, you’re releasing data. And for better or for worse, technology usually captures this data. Your work patterns, habits, and tendencies are valuable insights that can be analyzed to improve the [...]

Microsoft Ignite 2021 Recap

Another year is ending, and this means that Microsoft Ignite has taken place yet again. Microsoft Ignite is Microsoft’s 3-5days annual conference where you can attend presentations, whiteboard sessions, and hands-on labs around Microsoft technologies.   Networking is also a large element of this conference, where individuals can meet with Microsoft experts, [...]

What is Microsoft Viva – the four modules explained

As an organization, you’re constantly looking for the best tools, processes, and applications available to better yourself and your employees. The employment world is all about employee experience and growth lately, after all! And in theory, this is a great concept. However, one issue is [...]

4 non-meeting related communication tips for Microsoft Teams

When you think about Microsoft Teams, the first thing that comes to mind is probably something along the lines of hosting meetings or chatting with co-workers – but there's so much more to it. Microsoft Teams promotes efficiency and productivity within your workspace through a variety of features – no meetings required!  Let’s take a [...]

Improve Your Remote Leadership with Microsoft Teams

Leadership is not always an easy skill to acquire. For some, it comes naturally but for many, it must be taught. The tricky part about leadership, however, is that remote leadership is completely different. A manager can't just walk by to get a quick update [...]

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