Office 365 – Small Biz Hacks

Microsoft has launched a new “tips” site for Office 365 small business users – Small biz hacks.  The site is here and I encourage you to have a look. Two of my colleagues – Sean Wallbridge and Alec McCauley –…

Sometimes you need to leave it to the pros!

I have a Mazda 5 that I love.  Yesterday I decided that I would change the cabin air filter, after all how hard could it be?  I looked the procedure up online then drove to the Mazda dealer to buy…

Office 365 – SharePoint (Sites) and Small Business

Big enterprises and other large organizations are lucky when it comes to SharePoint (as part of an on premise install) because they generally have the development teams and the financial resources to really make the product get up and “dance”.…

Office 365 – Identity Management (an introduction for the layman)

It seems like the new buzzword or catchphrase is “Identity Management”.  Vendors everywhere are falling all over themselves to get on the bandwagon to provide tools that manage identities across many platforms.  That’s all well and good but for the…

Outlook Digital ID (digital signature)

A Digital ID (digital signature) is much like an SSL certificate used on secured websites (think HTTPS) as it allows your Outlook to “stamp” your email with a digital ID that establishes the authenticity of the email.  Just as the…

Office 365–AppSwitcher and Office 365 Nav Bar

This is just a quickie post about a neat little feature that Microsoft has slipped into Office 365 in the last few weeks. If you spend anytime at all logged in to Office 365 you’ll certainly know that the “Waffle”…