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Technology Unwrapped

The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

How has Microsoft Teams Transformed the Unified Communications Landscape?

Jason Hahn
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the service, support and new deployment of IT and voice systems has changed quite a bit.   Bridging the distance between the deployment group and the customer has never been as complicated as it was the past year. There have been many bridges to build, cross and even invent. Not to mention pitfalls to navigate. 
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Trends

Pros and Cons of Microsoft Teams for Project Management

Chris Vilim
Although project management may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Microsoft Teams, the platform offers a lot of capabilities that can improve the project management process. These range from video conferencing to Office 365 integration to scheduling and hosting meetings.  However, while using Microsoft Teams for project management can offer many benefits, there are some limitations as well. As such, it’s important to know Microsoft Teams’ best practices for project ...
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Topics: Microsoft Products, The Workplace

Top 10 Questions to Ask During Your Microsoft Teams Setup

Chris Vilim
Microsoft Teams is garnering a lot of attention right now for its video conference and communication capabilities. However, this chat-based workspace within Office 365 offers much more than virtual meetings.  To leverage Microsoft Teams services for your organization, it’s important to learn the ins and outs of the platform first, so you can customize it to your needs.
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Technology Planning

Maximize Your Computer’s Screen Space with Windows Virtual Desktop

Joel Havenridge
Sometimes, even with multiple monitors, screen real estate is hard to come by. You have many programs open and need many up at the same time, like Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams or Slack, QuickBooks, Business Works, Dynamics, Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and whatever other line of business applications you use throughout the day. Virtual Desktop, a Windows 10 feature, gives you the opportunity to move applications into their own desktop and helps you juggle all those open windows.
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Topics: Microsoft Products

Microsoft Teams Guide

Kaitlin Schneider
Microsoft Teams Guide A chat-based work space within Office 365, Microsoft Teams brings together people, ideas and conversations for easy collaboration throughout any office. As more workplaces incorporate remote working, the benefits of Microsoft Teams make it easier than ever to get everyone on the same page. To make the most of Microsoft Teams for your business, learn the Microsoft Teams basics from our group team of Microsoft Teams consulting experts. 
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Topics: Microsoft Products

Take Charge of Your Microsoft Teams Activity Feed with Filtering

Kaitlin Schneider
If your company uses Microsoft Teams, you’re likely part of numerous Teams and channels within the application.  
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Topics: Microsoft Products

Automate Your Business with Microsoft Teams Chatbots

Waheed Bhatti
Meetings are more than events; they’re workflows that start before and continue after. Microsoft Teams apps for meetings keep you productive and let you stay in the flow of work across the entire meeting lifecycle. Over the past year, the pandemic has dramatically changed the way we live and work. Organizations around the world have adopted tools like Microsoft Teams to support working from home and hybrid work models. Today, over 115 million people log on to Microsoft Teams daily. And while ...
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Topics: Microsoft Products, The Workplace

Implement Microsoft Teams Approvals and Watch Productivity Flourish

Kaitlin Schneider
Last Thursday, Microsoft unveiled another new, generally available, feature for Teams, known as Approvals.  
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Topics: Microsoft Products

5 Reasons You Should Hire an IT Consultant to Deploy Microsoft Teams

Kaitlin Schneider
Microsoft Teams has reached 115 million daily active users, and those numbers aren’t going to decrease anytime soon. The convenience and functionality of this platform makes it a serious contender for business communication in any industry.   If your business isn’t already using Microsoft Teams, you’re missing out on an easy-to-navigate hub where you can get all of your team and project communications done in one place.  
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Trends, Technology Planning

5 Simple Ways To Customize Your Microsoft Teams Interface

Derek Warak
With the current pandemic forcing many to work from home, it means we have to rely on technology to keep everyone communicating and informed about what is going on with your organization. Microsoft Teams is a great way to accomplish this enormous task. While Teams offers numerous functions for communication and collaboration, you still may want to customize the application so it feels a little more personal. Listed below are five capabilities to personalize your workspace.
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Topics: Microsoft Products