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Technology Unwrapped

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

Email Encryption 101: What it is, How it Works, & Why Your SMB Needs it

Camryn Mottl
Email is one of the core connectors for both internal and external communication. Millions of emails are sent daily to update, inform, advertise, and more. But security measures, such as email encryption, must be instilled when the email contains confidential information. 
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Topics: Security Threats, Microsoft Products, Unified Communications

Microsoft Rolls Out Web-Based Meeting Scheduler: Bookings in Outlook

Camryn Mottl
The days of a six-email chain to schedule a meeting will soon be in the rearview mirror for Outlook users. In May 2022, Microsoft announced an update to Outlook, which essentially integrates the web-based scheduling tool, Bookings with Outlook. Bookings in Outlook allows you and others to create custom meeting types for internal and external purposes according to your availability and preferences.
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

Outlook vs. Gmail Head-to-Head: Which One is Best for Business?

Camryn Mottl
Ladies and gentlemen, it is time for the head-to-head match. In the red corner, the underdog is gaining ground with over 6 million business users and owning over 10 percent of the market productivity suite through Google Workspace, Gmail. Over in the blue corner, our champion contender with over 87% of market productivity and is connected to one of the largest online business portals, Outlook. Which email service is coming out on top as the best email service for your business?
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Topics: Microsoft Products, The Workplace, Technology Planning

6 MORE Microsoft 365 Apps You Didn't Know Existed [+Bonus App]

Camryn Mottl
As the Microsoft 365 landscape continues to evolve and develop, we wanted to showcase more apps you have access to with your subscription!
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Topics: Microsoft Products, The Workplace

7 Microsoft 365 Apps You May Not Know Exist [+2 Bonus Apps]

Camryn Mottl
With a program as powerful as Microsoft, business owners are able to organize and implement campaigns in a more efficient manner. The different branches allow for connectivity within the company, making communication and workflows a unifying experience. Tying all of Microsoft programs together is Microsoft 365, the homepage to their universe of features. Considering Microsoft wanted to build apps that would fulfill every user’s needs, there might be some features you didn’t know existed. And ...
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers, The Workplace

Tips for the New Windows 11 Software

Derek Warak
If you were one of the lucky ones that upgraded to Windows Vista from Windows 7, then you may not be too excited about the new Windows 11 version being rolled out. Having to relearn how to use Windows is something that could cause a lot of anxiety, but this time Microsoft was easy on us, as it is similar to Windows 10. Continue to read for some tips on how to make the switch a more pleasant experience.
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Owners & Managers

Microsoft Teams for Healthcare Practitioners: Bringing Secure Collaboration to Your Entire Organization

CoreTech Staff
If you own or help manage a healthcare organization, you understand the importance of security, compliance, and thorough, thoughtful communication across your entire staff. You work with numerous patients every single day, and shuffle through information in droves in order to provide the best possible care experience.  
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Topics: Microsoft Products, Trends

Microsoft Announces Windows 11: Here’s What You Can Expect, and When

CoreTech Staff
On June 24, 2021, Microsoft announced the next generation of their operating system (OS), Windows 11.   If you haven’t already watched the announcement (which you can do below), we’ve provided a quick rundown of what you can expect from the newest version of Windows—and when you can expect to get your hands on the latest update. 
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Topics: Microsoft Products

7 Superb Tips for Microsoft Teams Power Users

CoreTech Staff
From calls, chats, video conferencing, and everything in between, Microsoft Teams is a powerhouse for keeping your work and correspondence all within one interface.   And there’s no shortage of features and capabilities on Microsoft Teams, either. In fact, it might feel like we’ve only scratched the surface in our previous posts on Teams. So in today’s post, I’m going to detail seven lesser-known tips and tricks for maximizing your use of Microsoft Teams. 
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Topics: Microsoft Products

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