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Quick tip: Microsoft OneNote

Emily Moulder

OneNote provides users with a quick and efficient way to take notes, while still staying organized. Regardless of whether you want to write or type your notes, all is possible when using OneNote. Learn how to navigate the application and personalize it to what you need while also staying organized and saving time!

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Topics: Microsoft Products

Quick Tip: Cortana

Emily Moulder

Putting aside all the great features included in Windows 10, Cortana is one of the best reasons to upgrade to the new operating system. Microsoft's digital assistant, which was originally introduced on mobile devices, now has its own space in the taskbar. It's available to help you with a lot of everyday tasks that help you be more productive! Cortana is always at your fingertips ready to help you find anything on your PC, track your packages automatically, give you accurate weather information, and make sure you don't miss any important appointments. Read on and find out how Cortana works...

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Topics: Microsoft Products

What benefits does the Microsoft Surface bring to your business?

Emily Moulder

When it comes to technology, businesses are skeptical in aquiring the latest and greatest innovations. Why? It's difficult to integrate new technologies into their already existing processes and programs; however, businesses around the world are adopting the Microsoft Surface and making it a part of their daily work. The reason for this boom in the business marketplace is that the Microsoft Surface gives users the opportunity to efficiently multitask, and work from where ever they are. Will the Surface best fit your business needs? Read on and find out...

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Topics: Microsoft Products

Quick Tip: Windows Snipping Tool

Emily Moulder

Window’s Snipping tool offers users a quick and easy way to capture an image without having to take a screenshot of the entire screen. Users can decide which area, shape, and size they want to capture within seconds. This tool is useful for sending a clear image of something you want to share with others, or to keep for yourself.

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Topics: Microsoft Products

Microsoft Outlook quick tips

Lauren Hunter

Guess the average number of emails an office worker receives each day? According to DMR, the average office worker receives around 121 emails a day. That is a lot of emails for one work day, and some of you probably receive more! So let's take a look at how we may save some time sending emails and working in Microsoft Outlook. Below are a few quick tips: 

1. Write messages to be delivered at future times

If you have some information you don’t want to share immediately, Outlook has the capability to allow messages to be sent at future times. To do this, simply go to the options tab,

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Topics: Microsoft Products

Five quick tips for Microsoft Word

Lauren Hunter

Do you use Word frequently for your work? Then, don't miss out on these quick tips and features which will make you the Word Wizard of your office!

1. Move Around Faster

Are you working on a lengthy word document? Is it hard for you to navigate between pages? No need to worry, if you press the Shift+F5 keyboard shortcut it will cycle you through the spots you have edited most recently. Another fun tip, when you open an existing document inside word, the same shortcut of Shift+F5 will take you to where you left off when you last closed the document.

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Topics: Microsoft Products

Outsmart cybercriminals with Windows 10

Brooke Nielsen

2016 has seem some major data breaches. From 700 Snapchat employees having their personal information stolen in March, to Yahoo announcing in September that a hacker stole information from over 500 million accounts, cybercriminal activity is only growing. In fact, the average cost of data breaches per incident amounts to a shocking $3.5 million!

Security vendors are indeed doing their best to keep up with new, more advanced threats, however adoption of changes by businesses needs to be advancing as well. What can your business do to avoid winding up on the 2017 major data breaches list? Microsoft has an answer for you—Windows 10.

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Topics: Microsoft Products

The future...virtual reality for business

Megan Thiemann

The latest transformative technology is building speed, and poised to impact business in a major way. You’ve seen the headlines, and maybe some hype, however what’s really happening? Read on and we’ll get you up to speed on what virtual reality is and where it is headed.

What is it?

Virtual reality (VR) is a technology that lets users interact with an immersive, simulated world.

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Topics: Microsoft Products, Trends

The Windows 10 upgrade process for your business

Chris Vilim

In my prior post I addressed the question, “Should I upgrade my business to Windows 10?” If you read through the checklist and walked away thinking, “Yes, I should potentially upgrade to Windows 10” then the next logical question is “How do I go about upgrading?”

The upgrade process to Windows 10 is one that requires some research and planning to avoid problems and headaches. Here are the basic steps:

  1. Hardware requirements check – You need to make sure you have enough hardware resources (processor, RAM, drive space) to run Windows 10. If your computer is less than three years old, you should be pretty safe.
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers

Should I upgrade my business to Windows 10?

Chris Vilim

You are probably well aware that Windows 10 will remain a free download from Microsoft through July 29, 2016. It’s a great deal, right? New version of Windows at no cost – awesome! Yes, however what you need to know for your business, and Microsoft doesn’t tell you, is that you will need to engage your IT provider (CoreTech) to assist with the upgrade. That means your “free upgrade” isn’t so “free”.

Why? There’s a lot you need to keep in mind relative to your network, applications, peripherals, and a number of other factors before you upgrade. So, how do you determine if a Windows 10 upgrade is worth the cost?

We are providing some basic guidelines below to help you answer this question: 

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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers