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When Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Flow Join Forces
Create automated workflows between your favorite apps and services to get notifications, synchronize files, collect data, and more… What if we told you that you could have the power to connect all your SharePoint lists and libraries to a host of other apps from Dynamics CRM and Yammer to Dropbox, Mail Chimp, and Twitter? Imagine creating an item in SharePoint whenever a new lead is added in Dynamics or automatically copying files from your Dropbox to a SharePoint document library. Now, what if we told you that you could do this in a matter of minutes and with zero lines of code? SharePoint helps organizations share and collaborate with colleagues, partners, and customers. You can connect to SharePoint Online or to an on-premises SharePoint 2013 or 2016 farm using the On-Premises Data Gateway to manage documents and list items. But wait, there’s more! Want to get notified when a new […]
Take Control of Your Inbox: Learn the Secrets of Clutter in Outlook
Some of you may have noticed a new “inbox” that has been quietly added to the scene of email management. Last year Microsoft introduced a new addition to Outlook referred to as “Clutter.” Clutter is designed to help users focus on the important stuff and serves as a smart filter for your inbox. Let’s take a look at what Clutter is, how Outlook determines what is inbox “clutter,” and how to manage it. So just what is my Clutter inbox? Your clutter inbox is basically a filter that analyzes the way you read your email and hides the things that it determines you’re unlikely to read or respond to. Think of it as a “sub-inbox” for your low priority emails. Well, what’s the difference between this and my junk email? Junk mail is classified as an unsolicited email from senders you’ve never interacted with before, or any messages that may appear […]
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 and processes to help maximize productivity. Skype Mobile computing continues to evolve and redefine the way we work and live. It is now standard practice for businesses to have remote employees, customers, and partners. Skype helps connect people near and far through audio, video, and web conferencing. It also helps increase productivity by offering the ability to send instant messages instead of playing email tag for issues that could be resolved quickly. Skype integrates with SharePoint and Office Online, so you can collaborate, work on documents together, and get things done faster. SharePoint If there […]
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 of the Grand Canyon. In this blog, we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of these products to help uncover the answer to the question, "Office 365 or Google Apps?" 1. Pricing Both Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps have pretty straightforward pricing plans. However, the two products begin to differentiate themselves when you look closer at what you’ll get for your money. Office 365 offers several different business and enterprise plans, but we’ll look at the 3 most standard options: Business Essentials for $5 per month, Business for $10 per month, and […]
6 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss Our Online Conference—nVerge in the Cloud!
Here at FMT we’re busy getting ready for our free online technology conference nVerge In the Cloud! nVerge in the Cloud is where we share the latest technology trends and insights into the future direction for NetSuite, Microsoft Dynamics, SAP Business ByDesign, BI solutions, Office 365, and more! This year, our agenda is packed with some great sessions that will help you get the most out of your current or future technology investments. Still not convinced that you need to attend? Here are 6 compelling reasons why you should hurry and sign up. 1. Experience the Latest and Greatest in Business Solutions At nVerge this year we’ll show you all the latest and greatest solutions that will help you take your business to the next level. This year we’ve even got a special sneak peek at Microsoft Dynamics 365, formerly known as Project Madeira. You won’t want to miss this exclusive […]
Gain Extra Hours in Your Day with SharePoint Online Productivity
SharePoint Online is the next generation of software as a service collaboration tools aimed squarely at increasing your productivity. SharePoint’s primary goals are – getting your enterprise, organization, company, enterprise or team on the same page and working together. As a collaboration platform, SharePoint has grown leaps and bounds and shown its worth. Yet, as we never sit still, and there seems to be more work than time, does this incredible collaboration tool actually help boost productivity? Absolutely! Below, we have listed some of the important features that support SharePoint’s incredible status as a collaboration platform that will make a fantastic productivity tool for your team. Here are some of the cool new tools and solutions that make SharePoint so powerful: Delve An incredible, personalized search and discovery tool. Backed by an intelligent system that finds out what information is relevant to you! Let the data find you, instead of […]
How to Take Your Office to the Cloud with Office 365
We know that living in today’s world you need to be able to do business whenever and wherever you are. From checking email to collaborating on projects, today’s professional is constantly juggling a work-life balance. The good news is that Microsoft’s Office 365 is here to help! Why should I make the switch to Office 365? You can provide your team with the tools they need to work anytime, anywhere, on any device by moving your familiar Office productivity applications to the cloud. Whether you’re working online or off, from your computer, tablet, or phone, Office 365 has you covered. You can access your files, email, calendar, and more from anywhere you can access the internet. Office 365 also keeps itself up to date, so you can be positive you’re always working with the latest and greatest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more. What’s included in Office 365? Office […]