Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Even though emailing files is slow and inefficient, 35% of knowledge workers still collaborate on documents using email. Microsoft 365 Business is powered by Office 365, so employees can easily jump on a Teams video conference to communicate, view files, collaborate and plan next steps as if everyone was sitting at the same table. It's that easy. Subscribe now and let's work on ways to increase collaboration in your organization.
The research is in. Though more people are working remotely with a more flexible schedule, "people are now facing changes in how they live, work, collaborate, and take care of themselves and their loved ones," writes Gideon Bibliowicz in his blog titled "Get more control of your day with Microsoft 365." Managing time has never been more crucial. Across Microsoft 365, there was a 30% increase in scheduled meetings (with 30% of them going over the scheduled time) and a 100% jump in video calls in the last few months. Additionally, there a was 52% jump in the number of instant messages between 6pm and midnight—stats Bibliowicz noted because employees need support in managing their time, now more than ever. Read this blog for detailed updates on how Microsoft has updated experiences in Outlook, Teams, To Do, MyAnalytics as well as other apps—so that you can spend less time preparing for meetings, organize your calendar to stay balanced, and protect your personal time.
Monday, January 18, 2021
83% of knowledge workers depend on technology to collaborate, but inefficient tools slow down teamwork and decision making. Thankfully, Microsoft 365 makes it easy for teams to work together. Microsoft 365 is made to help people collaborate and work securely on the go. It harnesses the power of tools such as Microsoft Teams, a shared workspace that enables people to easily work together from different locations, so your teams can achieve more together. When you use Microsoft 365 on Microsoft Surface devices, the benefits are amplified. Surface devices are designed to pair with the best-in-class software from Microsoft. To learn more about what your organization could achieve with Microsoft 365 Business, check out this infographic.
This video shows how you can pull together a team with Microsoft Teams on your PC, Mac, or mobile device. Use chat instead of email, securely edit files at the same time, see your likes, mentions, and replies with just a single tap, and have the freedom to customize it all by adding notes, websites, and apps.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Microsoft can help organizations like yours develop and execute technology strategies that enhance productivity with improved security. The new Surface Studio 2 for Federal optimizes a zero-gravity, counterbalance hinge that allows you to move seamlessly from Desktop to Studio Mode. It truly transforms your workspace! Along with high level security and capabilities to support professional-grade software, Surface Studio 2 for Federal is the most powerful Surface yet. Look at this document for more details!
Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams make teamwork seamless. Built for the modern workplace, they're designed to help your organization get rid of blocks to collaboration and enable your teams to do their best work. By coupling these tools with Surface devices, you unlock their full potential—and with Zero Touch Deployment, it's easy to get started! To learn more about how your organization can overcome collaboration challenges and work better together, take a look at this e-book.
More and more organizations are pivoting to a "Zero Trust" security model. This means that all users and devices, both inside and outside of the network, receive the same security checks with regard to data, applications, devices, and users. Read this blog by Senior Director of Industry Marketing Diana Pallais to better understand the increased security measures that organizations are adopting in order to build citizen confidence and trust in government institutions.