It can be a challenge to create presentations that are relevant and engaging and make your customer want to say, “Yes, yes, yes!” For years, Microsoft PowerPoint has been the go-to presentation tool — even though PowerPoint presentations can be tedious, with text of all one size and bullet points listed smack in the center of the screen. The tool has evolved, … [Read more...] about 7 tools to supplement (or supplant) PowerPoint
Hub sites are the newest intranet building block in Office 365. They are now available to all Office 365 customers, including enterprise, education, and government.In the new flat world of modern SharePoint, each unit of work gets a separate site collection. Hub sites allow us to eliminate the inflexibility and governance limitations of “dreaded” subsites, while … [Read more...] about 6 tips for planning SharePoint hub sites
Last week brought the return of a dedicated event for SharePoint and the rest of the Office 365 family (Teams, OneDrive, and Yammer) — the SharePoint Conference — and some long-awaited capabilities for modern sites in Office 365.I was especially excited about all the love for metadata — bringing visibility of document metadata to Microsoft Teams (finally) … [Read more...] about 2018 SharePoint Conference: Key announcements for information architects
Sharing things is what the internet does best. So there shouldn’t be any friction involved in getting content from your screen to those of your team. But if you’re not using the right platform, friction is what you’ll get.Buy now: Get a lifetime subscription to CloudApp for $29.99. That’s a massive 97 percent off the usual price. … [Read more...] about CloudApp is a flexible, powerful team-sharing tool for visual content.
The first thing you'll probably notice about Google's newly revamped Gmail is that, well, it looks and feels an awful lot like the old Gmail.Sure, Google's updated email interface has plenty of polish and some noteworthy new elements. On the surface, though, it seems decidedly familiar. And trust me: That's a good thing — and quite a feat of design.But don't let yourself … [Read more...] about 25 tips for getting the most out of the new Gmail
Encouraging collaboration is increasingly important in enterprises, with applications like Slack and Stride (Atlassian’s replacement for its own HipChat) getting ground-up adoption. Microsoft has its own Teams collaboration tool shipping as part of Office 365 Enterprise. (Microsoft also plans on folding Skype for Business conferencing client into Teams.)Since its formal … [Read more...] about How to use Microsoft Teams for chatops
Microsoft just rolled out a big update for Office 2016 on macOS, adding real-time collaboration that makes it easier to share the workload with colleagues. The feature is available in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint — and there are improvements for Outlook, too. Collaboration comes to Word, Excel, PowerPoint Collaborative editing is available across … [Read more...] about Microsoft brings real-time collaboration to Office 2016 for Mac
It’s clear, now more than ever, that every company has to become a technology company to survive and thrive in today’s digital world. Many organisations have invested heavily in what the industry is referring to as “digital transformation”. More than just a buzzword, digital transformation can bring unparalleled benefits to the organisations. Reduced … [Read more...] about Collaboration drives cloud app adoption in EMEA