Because baby it’s cold outside, this edition of Short Takes looks at Surface Book 2 market expansion, IBM revenue growth, Apple’s $350 billion “contribution,” new tech industry corporate headquarters, and much more.
Microsoft has made the news official, Skype for Business will be going away and Teams is the new future for communication.
Office 365 users and admins might not be familiar with appointment slots but as with most things G Suite, it is a well-implemented feature that can be mastered in minutes.
Microsoft is making big changes to Skype’s Interface with the hope of attracting more users to the platform with new features targeted at a younger audience.
Eliminating archived email and PSTs doesn’t need to be overwhelming. Learn about the Locate, Identify, Migrate, and Eliminate phases of an archive consolidation or elimination project.
There has never been a better time to address archived email data and reduce the costs associated with storing it on-premises. In part one of this series, Chris Goosen begins to walk you through the 5 phases of an archive consolidation or elimination project.
Microsoft’s Teams application is resonating well with its users and the general consensus is that this is a good application but it’s not perfect.
Microsoft’s fight to keep its European customers’ data private is back in the news. The U.S. Justice Department wants a court to revisit a ruling preventing the government from reading email stored in an Irish data center. Not only is the data stored outside the U.S., but the owner of the data isn’t a U.S. […]
Microsoft is working on a new team collaboration application called Skype Teams; how the product will be offered and its release dates are coming into focus.
Microsoft Azure and Office 365 hosted in the UK for the first time. Redmond just opened up three new data centers in England and Wales, arranged in two Azure regions. This brings the number of Regions to 28 globally. Among the launch customers are Aston Martin, a regional health authority, and the Ministry of Defence [sic]. This should give a boost to Microsoft’s data-sovereignty story…
Microsoft is working on a Slack competitor, internally called Skype Teams, that will be a new productivity tool for the company that features improved file sharing and threaded conversations.
Do you want a blue check-mark for your Twitter account? Well there’s a new verification process for “popular” users. It involves filling in a form and proving your identity. And it promises to be a better way to get Twitter’s coveted blue badge than the previous, opaque mess.
Microsoft has been trying to own productivity in so many ways, but they can’t ride the Office wave forever.