By now you’ve probably heard that Microsoft has released its newest operating system, Windows 11. If you haven’t, brace yourself – the tech giant will no doubt rachet up their advertising urging users to update to the new system pronto. Expect to be bombarded with emails pressing you to take action.
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Why O365 and Surface are perfect together
Surface is comprised of Microsoft’s top-of-the-line laptops and tablets built with touchscreen capabilities, allowing them to integrate with Office 365 in even more efficient ways than previously possible. Here’s what to look forward to.
Audio transcription in Word
This new feature allows audio files to be uploaded into Word, which will then be broken down and transcribed on a side panel using Azure Speech Technology.
Office 365 add-ons that boost productivity
Microsoft’s Office 365 has made everyday business operations more efficient with programs like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, and Outlook. As if that’s not enough, it also offers these add-ons that streamline users’ workflow.
Teams is ideal for organizations that collaborate frequently.
Replace phone scheduling with Bookings
Time is the commodity of service providers — therefore being able to manage it well ensures profitability. To maximize your schedule, use Bookings by Office 365. Here’s how this easy-to-use app can greatly benefit your business.
Bid adieu to the days of scribbling on post-its and frantically going through your schedule to find out where you’re heading for lunch.
Change old modes of thinking when migrating to the cloud
Not every business owner who migrates to the cloud achieves great results. As much as the service is touted with words like “freedom,” “productivity,” and “collaboration,” realizing the full benefits of the cloud is not a given. So if you’re thinking about transitioning to the cloud, how can you ensure you optimize the technology for your business? Well, it all starts with your attitude before migration. Here are some mental shifts you should make before getting started.
Mobile phone biometrics enhances security
Constantly using passwords on a smartphone can be a pain, not to mention a high security risk. Luckily, popular mobile browsers like Chrome and Firefox Lite are now supporting biometrics for authentication to make logging in to social media, email, and online shopping accounts easier and more secure.
Office 365 simplifies calendar sharing
Office 365 receives updates so often that they’re hard to track. But the software suite’s basic calendar functions will always be among the most popular. If you’d like to let people outside of your organization see your calendar, all it takes is a few clicks.
Boost productivity with these Outlook tips
Microsoft's development team continues to improve and update its Outlook email application, which means some users have a hard time keeping up with the new and exciting features that show up. If you want to stay updated on the latest productivity-boosting tricks, this article is for you.
Take notes the modern way with OneNote
Note-taking is an essential skill for students and professionals. Whether it’s a board meeting, a conference, or a lecture, you will inevitably need to list, quote, and summarize certain points. Fortunately, you no longer have to rely on longhand to record your notes.
Workplace Analytics evaluates employees’ productivity
Measuring productivity is an important process in an employee’s performance evaluation. Previously, Microsoft’s Office 365 had MyAnalytics, a tool for employees to monitor their own performance. But Microsoft improved on it with Workplace Analytics, which now allows managers to also view and evaluate their staff’s productivity.