Microsoft Tips

Many of our clients use Microsoft based collaboration tools for a variety of purposes. This section of our blog delivers you the best Microsoft tips so you decrease downtime and frustration and increase productivity and collaboration. 

Microsoft Teams Training

Free Microsoft Teams Training

October 14, 2021

The hub for teamwork in Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams helps your employees work together seamlessly. Get the most out of Teams with these free Microsoft Teams training courses with  experienced…

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Office 365 Activity Alerts

How to Replace Microsoft Office 365 Activity Alerts on Global Full Control Accounts using Azure Log Analytics

September 23, 2021

As a managed service provider, SkyTerra stays on top of application changes and the cyber security landscape so our clients don’t have to. Microsoft’s deprecation of Office 365 Activity Alerts…

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Maximize ROI on Your Microsoft Structure

Cash Out: How to Maximize ROI on Your Microsoft Structure

August 11, 2021

The goal of using the Microsoft structure as your technology solution is to save your business time and money. A 2019 Microsoft commissioned study found that using just Azure Sentinel…

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Working in the Cloud is the New Norm

Why Working in the Cloud is the New Norm

July 27, 2021

Although the first part of our name is “Sky,” we actually have a physical office location: two of them, to be exact. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, our work…

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Remote Work Eat Our Own Dog Food

When It Comes to Remote Work, We Eat Our Own Dog Food

March 12, 2020

As everyone knows, New England, where our headquarters is located, has weather. Lots of weather…. It could be 70 and sunny one day and then a blizzard or a nor’easter the next. Of course, we have a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in place if needed like all responsible businesses do, but the truth of the matter is that we work like this every day. We leverage a 100% cloud-based infrastructure to enable our team to work from anywhere, anytime

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Reasons To Upgrade To Windows 10

Should We Upgrade to Windows 10? Yes, and Here’s Reason #1.

April 25, 2019

Reason #1An Upgrade to Windows 10 gives you Intelligent, Scalable Security Here’s the cold, hard truth: traditional security management doesn’t scale. In a traditional setting, you’re dealing with 5 billion…

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SharePoint Online New Features

August 9, 2018

  How Will These New SharePoint Online Features Affect You?   1. Modern team site templates are now available for sites not connected to Office 365 Groups. Previously, when Office…

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To Do lists are a great way to stay focused, feel accomplished, and get things done. From the days of your basic handwritten grocery list, to itemizing tasks for a project or event, lists make it easy to remember things, and help make sure things don’t get lost. When you login to your to-do list, you are opening up a wealth of organizational capability.

Good to Know: 2-Minute Overview of Microsoft To-Do Lists

July 25, 2018

Why use To-Do lists? To-Do lists are a great way to stay focused, feel accomplished, and get things done.  From the days of your basic handwritten grocery list to itemizing…

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Need to Know: Multifactor Authentication and SSPR Registrations Single Experience

July 16, 2018

What does this feature do? This feature allows users to register security info for Multifactor Authentication (MFA)and Self-Service Password (SSPR) in a single experience. This means that when a user registers…

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Screenshot of Microsoft Office Assistant Chat Window

New Office 365 Assistant – What’s It All About?

April 26, 2018

What is Office 365 Assistant and what are its benefits? Office 365 Assistant is a support solution available in Office 365 where users can ask questions in a natural and…

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Team of business people having meeting at conference table

Lock down! Office 365 Group Default is Private

April 26, 2018

  If you create an Office 365 group, it is now private by default. Only the approved members of your organization can be a part of that group and see…

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