Workplace Analytics evaluates employees’ productivity

Workplace Analytics evaluates employees’ productivity

Measuring productivity is an important process in an employee’s performance evaluation. Previously, Microsoft’s Office 365 had MyAnalytics, a tool for employees to monitor their own performance. But Microsoft improved on it with Workplace Analytics, which now allows managers to also view and evaluate their staff’s productivity. Managers can use this data to create strategies for […]

How to master Microsoft Excel

How to master Microsoft Excel

You may know how to use Microsoft Excel’s basic functions, but have you truly mastered the program? Excel has more advanced features, and here’s how you can master some of them. Pie and Sunburst Charts Everyone knows that bombarding stakeholders with endless numbers and decimal points is the wrong approach. You need to compile data […]

Best practices for switching to Office 365

Best practices for switching to Office 365

More and more small and medium-sized businesses are making the switch from on-premises systems to cloud-hosted Office 365. If you’re one of them, you need to ensure a smooth and secure transition. Here’s what you need to do. Identify your company’s sensitive data… Most files housed within your servers contain sensitive commercial and personal data […]

Tricks to make you work smarter in Outlook

Tricks to make you work smarter in Outlook

Email users are always looking for a better way to organize their inboxes, personalize their email signatures, or streamline group communication. Fortunately, these features already exist for Outlook users. You just need to know where to look. Clean Up your inbox No matter inbox how meticulously organized your Outlook inbox is, there’s always room for […]

Microsoft simplifies Outlook on desktop

Microsoft simplifies Outlook on desktop

Microsoft recently announced that it’s revamping Outlook’s user interface and improving certain features. The redesign is aimed at decluttering the desktop version and align it with the much cleaner and more user-friendly iOS version. Mac and Windows users can look forward to a sleeker design, better features, and reduced complexity. How Outlook will be simplified […]

Office 365’s web app launcher gets an update

Office 365’s web app launcher gets an update

Even with all the productivity tools available within Office 365, using several apps at once is not always easy. With Microsoft’s new web app launcher, that’s about to change. It includes a cleaner interface and some small yet functional changes, which gives users a more organized and less cluttered Office 365 environment. Key changes to […]

How to use OneNote like a pro

How to use OneNote like a pro

Can you list all the apps in the Microsoft Office suite? Did you forget OneNote? It’s often overlooked, but Microsoft’s note-taking app is incredibly useful for everything from brainstorming sessions to learning courses. Let’s go over what it takes to get started with OneNote. OneNote is a digital notebook Despite the visual similarities, the thing […]

Showdown: Office 2016 vs. Office 365

Showdown: Office 2016 vs. Office 365

Understanding how Microsoft 2016 and Microsoft 365 differ and deciding which one is right for your business can be difficult. After all, they both have similar names and come with just about the same applications. So how do you tell the two apart? Read on. How they’re paid for Office 2016 is a stand-alone suite, […]

Why you need to update Microsoft Word

Why you need to update Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a staple business application. But since so many people use it on a daily basis, hackers work tirelessly to expose and exploit flaws in the system. In fact, cybercriminals stumbled upon a Word vulnerability that puts your sensitive data at risk. Read on to learn more about the exploit and what you […]

Schedule meetings with Microsoft FindTime

Schedule meetings with Microsoft FindTime

The art of organizing a meeting is much like chess. Each player has different possible moves, or availabilities; and it’s up to you to strategize which pieces to move where, or which events to schedule (or reschedule) when. The objective is to land on a square wherein all participants can attend, but achieving this goal […]