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Tracking and Reporting Projects using Office 365 and Project Online

Did you know Office 365’s tools can make your PMO run more efficiently?

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    Cloud, General Tech

    SmartRoom: FMT’s Innovative IoT Temperature Sensor

    Are summer days, setting your room ablaze? Maybe winter chill is making your health go downhill? Well, there’s no need to suffer through that anymore! The new SmartRoom device has a notification system and a temperature reader that helps to keep you regulated any time of year. FMT has adopted this technology for their conference room….

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  2. Cloud

    How Collaboration and Visibility Lead to Higher-End and Higher-Margin Work

    While many businesses are quick to laud the benefits of cloud computing, file-sharing, and data analytics, the fact remains that so many businesses and organizations are unable to take full advantage. Though ERP and cloud solutions are transformative tools to reshape the way you do business, too many companies are still limited–fighting through data silos,…

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  3. Cloud, Office 365

    Azure AD Connect Pass-Through Authentication

    Have you ever wanted a simple Single Sign-On (SSO) solution for Office 365 without having to manage and maintain SSL certificates or ADFS? Microsoft has deployed a preview version of their “pass-through authentication” to the latest version of the Azure AD Connect (AAD Connect) tool. What this means is a simple, but effective SSO solution…

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  4. Cloud, IT

    5 Reasons to Upgrade to Microsoft SQL Server 2016

    If you’re reading this, it’s likely you’re interested in using SQL 2016 for your databases but are adopting the “wait and see” approach before making the leap to a new software version. Whether you’re interested in trying SQL Server’s new free editions and reworked reports, or you’re trying to enhance your current working environment with high…

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  5. Azure, Cloud, IT

    Explore New Features and Stay Current with Windows Server 2016

    At the Ignite conference in September, Microsoft released an evaluation version for IT professionals to get a look at what the RTM or “Release to Manufacturing” version of Windows Server 2016 will look like. The final version was generally released on October 12th. Like many Microsoft releases, Windows Server 2016 brought a lot of new…

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    Cloud

    3 Applications That Boost Business Productivity and Collaboration

    Efficient collaboration and communication are key components in the success of every business. If your company is still sending attachments back and forth, reserving the conference room to review and update documents, or married to email, you could be missing out on new business. This blog post reviews 3 cloud-based software applications that integrate people…

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  7. Office 365, Microsoft, Productivity, Google Apps, Cloud, What office suite to use, What productivity suite is best
    Cloud, Office 365

    Office 365 or Google Apps? What’s the Best Cloud Productivity Suite?

    Choosing between Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365 for your productivity suite can be one of the most difficult decisions you make for your company. After all, with the emotion that goes into the Google versus Microsoft debate, something as simple as choosing a cloud-based productivity suite can quickly cause rifts between co-workers the size…

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  8. Cloud, IT

    Is Your Redundancy Safe Enough?

    Redundancy is not a new concept, but not all redundancy is equal. The value of redundancy depends on how closely (or broadly) you look at it. Hardware Redundancy If you have five storage devices working in RAID 5 you may have one of those storage devices fail, but all of your data would remain intact…

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  9. Azure, On Premise, cloud, nverge
    Azure, Cloud

    Break Up with Your On-Premise Sever, Fall in Love with Azure!

    Dear on-premise server: It’s not you, it’s me. I need more stability, the ability to grow, and I want more money in my wallet! I’m breaking up with you and moving on… While some breakups are difficult, some breakups are needed. The computing world is moving on, and if you don’t break up with your on-premise server,…

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  10. Cloud, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, New Customers, Office 365

    Taking Your Partnership to a Higher Level: FMT Consultants as your New Cloud Solution Provider

      Everyone wants to be in the “Cloud,” but the thought of working directly with a large vendor may be intimidating. Dealing with multiple support agents and large annual commitments may be concerning to your small/midsize business. If your company currently uses Office 365, Azure, or CRM Online, why not work with a local partner…

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  11. Cloud

    3 Benefits Realized When Moving to Microsoft Azure

    So, you’re thinking about moving to Microsoft Azure. You’ve heard it mentioned and aren’t sure what exactly it is, and how it can help you. This blog post will share some of the benefits of Azure as it relates to IT planners, how to get thinking about moving your current infrastructure into Azure, and how…

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  12. Cloud, Microsoft Dynamics GP, News

    Microsoft Dynamics GP Now Available in the Cloud on Windows Azure

    Microsoft Dynamics GP is now available in the cloud hosted on Windows Azure – Microsoft’s on-demand Infrastructure Services. The announcement came out on June 18, 2013 after several months of testing and fine-tuning the solution in collaboration with Microsoft’s first ‘go-live’ customers. As with current Dynamics GP deployment options, GP on Azure is licensed through…

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