Make plans with Office 365’s Bookings

Make plans with Office 365’s Bookings

The latest addition to the Office 365 family is Bookings. This online service helps schedule appointments with businesses using software. Good ‘ol pen and paper definitely still work, but given the world’s technological advances, digital appointment management makes sense.

Salesforce-Outlook add-on announced

Salesforce-Outlook add-on announced

According to Salesforce, an average sales rep spends more than 70 percent of their time each week in their email inbox. Despite this fact, email and customer relationship management (CRM) software has remained separate, forcing sales reps to toggle between them.

Microsoft Office 365 ravaged by ransomware

Microsoft Office 365 ravaged by ransomware

Many users feel safe behind their monitors and why shouldn’t they? With the myriad of IT security measures available out there, it’s easy to make any device feel like Fort Knox. What many people underestimate though, is the tenacity and relentless determination which cyber criminals have when searching for the tiniest loophole they can find in our security protocols.

The 5 most popular virtualization platforms

The 5 most popular virtualization platforms

Just understanding what office virtualization is can be difficult enough; picking from the long list of software providers that help you achieve it can feel impossible. Since virtualization is a relatively new practice for small and medium-sized businesses, there isn’t even a standardized way to go about virtualizing your company.

Seven tips to Master Microsoft Excel

Seven tips to Master Microsoft Excel

One of the skills crucial to the success of businesses today is digital literacy. This isn’t the proficiency of reading and reciting gadget labels, but according to Cornell University, “the ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet.

Mental shifts to make before cloud migration

Mental shifts to make before cloud migration

Productivity, collaboration, freedom. These words are often touted when the benefits cloud technology are mentioned. But do all businesses that make the cloud switch achieve these? Unfortunately the answer is no. Some businesses flounder in the new technology, and some even become less productive because of it.

New email security feature for Office 365

New email security feature for Office 365

While you can take many security precautions to protect your organization, a cyber attack is always possible because of human error. Microsoft, however, is trying to change this. In the coming weeks, the technology giant plans to launch a new security feature for Outlook, but only if you’re an Office 365 user.

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Finance and Insurance Agency Turns to ProviDyn to Better Understand and Improve its IT Infrastructure

Atlanta, GA -- February 1, 2012 -- ProviDyn, a provider of IT support, strategy and services for small and medium-sized businesses, announced today that it was recently selected by Dealer Performance Group (DPG), a finance and insurance agency providing automotive benefits services, and F&I/ compliance training to over 600 automotive dealerships in the Southeast, to evaluate and make recommendations for the agency’s network infrastructure.

Honesty is Still the Best Policy

Many companies and businesses give in to the temptation to use pirated software, thereby saving on costs. But in the long run, this will prove to be more trouble than it’s worth. Times and technology may have changed drastically through the years, but the good old values of honesty and integrity still hold.

The Scoop on Windows 7

Microsoft Windows 7 will be in stores October 22, but surprisingly few details of its features have been released. Thankfully, Ed Bott, a ZDNet blogger, researched it for his readers. We now know that, like its predecessor Vista, Windows 7 will ship with different editions: Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, and Ultimate/Enterprise, and the new Starter Edition, specifically for Netbooks.