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Office 365 beefs up anti-phishing measures

October 30th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018october30office_a, advanced threat protection, anti-impersonation, anti-spoofing, microsoft, office, office 365, phishing, safe links 2018october30office_a, advanced threat protection, anti-impersonation, anti-spoofing, microsoft, office, office 365, phishing, safe links

There are plenty of things to love about Office 365. For a small monthly fee, it gives you the latest cloud-based version of Microsoft Office apps and robust communication tools that improve collaboration and productivity. But it’s also an extremely secure platform that can defend against the most cunning phishing attacks.

SharePoint or OneDrive: What’s best for SMBs?

September 27th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018september27office_b, cloud, microsoft, office, office 365, onedrive, sharepoint 2018september27office_b, cloud, microsoft, office, office 365, onedrive, sharepoint

Storing files in the cloud is common nowadays, making things convenient for business owners who want to manage their data on the go. But the number of ways to do this can be daunting, especially to the uninitiated. Don’t get lost in the sea of options. This handy guide will tell you whether SharePoint or OneDrive is right for you.

Boost user productivity with MyAnalytics

September 19th, 2018 Imagine IT business productivity, data analytics, machine learning, microsoft, office, office 365 business productivity, data analytics, machine learning, microsoft, office, office 365

Machine learning is all the rage nowadays, and few vendors are providing as many solutions powered by this new technology as Microsoft does. Office 365 includes “intelligent” functionality for analyzing your employees’ time and coaching them on how to use it more efficiently.

New Office 365 cyberattack on the loose

August 27th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august27office_a, cyberattack, microsoft, office, office 365, outlook, phishing, scams, security, sharepoint 2018august27office_a, cyberattack, microsoft, office, office 365, outlook, phishing, scams, security, sharepoint

Phishing scams disguise malicious links and emails as messages from trusted sources. The most recent scam to watch out for almost perfectly imitates a trusted invitation to collaborate through Microsoft SharePoint. It’s a three-step attack that’s easy to avoid if you know how it works.

Security tips for Office 365 migration

July 25th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july25office_a, cloud, data, machine learning, migration, office, office 365, security 2018july25office_a, cloud, data, machine learning, migration, office, office 365, security

Making the decision to migrate from an on-site system to a cloud-based Office 365 is easy, but the migration process itself presents numerous security challenges. By covering these essentials, you’ll minimize security breaches and ensure you can enjoy the benefits of Office 365.

4 misconceptions about the Cloud

July 18th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july18webandcloud_a, cloud, encryption, g suite, office 365, security, small business, Web & Cloud 2018july18webandcloud_a, cloud, encryption, g suite, office 365, security, small business, Web & Cloud

Cloud computing has proven to be a cost-effective necessity for small businesses. However, there are still many owners who remain misinformed about the intricacies of cloud solutions. Here are some common misconceptions you should stop believing about the cloud.

Office 365’s apps get a revamp

July 10th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july10office_a, apps, business, efficiency, excel, microsoft, office, office 365, outlook, powerpoint, upgrades, word 2018july10office_a, apps, business, efficiency, excel, microsoft, office, office 365, outlook, powerpoint, upgrades, word

If you’re one of the million-plus users taking advantage of Office 365’s premium productivity apps, you’ll soon notice some changes. Last June, Microsoft revealed that Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word will be getting a design revamp in the coming months. Here’s a preview of what’s to come.

Flash to be stopped in Office 365

June 6th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018june6office_c, adobe, flash, html5, microsoft, office, office 365, Security, shockwave, silverlight 2018june6office_c, adobe, flash, html5, microsoft, office, office 365, Security, shockwave, silverlight

If you are one of the few Office 365 users who embeds Silverlight, Shockwave, or Flash content in your documents, your pastime will soon be a thing of the past. Over a week ago, Microsoft announced that Office 365 would completely block said media by January 2019.

OneNote excluded from Office 2019

May 3rd, 2018 Imagine IT 2018may3office_a, microsoft, office, office 2019, office 365, onenote, onenote 2016, windows, windows 10 2018may3office_a, microsoft, office, office 2019, office 365, onenote, onenote 2016, windows, windows 10

Microsoft is pushing its users to use the UWP (Universal Windows Platform) app of OneNote which will be included in Microsoft Office 2019 and Office 365. This means the OneNote desktop app will no longer be packed with future versions of Office.

Make the most of Office 365

March 16th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018march16office_a, apps, flow, microsoft, microsoft teams, office, office 365, planner, powerapps, sharepoint, yammer 2018march16office_a, apps, flow, microsoft, microsoft teams, office, office 365, planner, powerapps, sharepoint, yammer

Maximizing your Office 365 investment is easier said than done. Sure, you use Outlook and SharePoint all the time, but there are loads of features you’re probably not using. If you’re looking for ways to make the most out of your Office 365 subscription, you’re in luck because that’s what we’re discussing today.