At Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference in October, the company previewed a slick new tool called Productivity Score. During the virtual presentation, a senior product manager said the feature provides “insights that transform how work gets done” by showing employers how workers use Microsoft 365 services like Outlook, Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive. Read More
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The Microsoft Dataverse for Teams data platform for use with Power Platform tools has reached the “general availability” commercial-release stage, Microsoft announced on Monday. Read More
The Microsoft Endpoint Data Loss Prevention service, used to protect data accessed on devices, reached “general availability” commercial-release status, Microsoft announced this week. Read More
For every business, data plays a critical role when it comes to developing strategies and making decisions. Similarly, businesses providing financial services are using business intelligence (BI) and analytics to understand and take control of the data that flows through their company. Let’s take a look at business intelligence and explore ways in which BI tools, such as Power BI, is helping businesses to make informed decisions.
What is business intelligence and analytics? Read More
Microsoft Teams usage keeps surging to new highs as COVID-19-related remote work has moved the conferencing, chat and collaboration platform to center stage. Read More
Microsoft no longer provides support or bug fixes for Office 2010. What should you do if you’re stuck on the ten-year-old version of Office? Read More
For every business, whether it is small or big, team collaboration is the driving factor that excels innovation and cooperation for better productivity. You would also want to enhance your team collaboration.
To achieve this, you would be using several tactics and tools to improve the collective employee experience for better communication and knowledge sharing. Indeed, there are plenty of tools available today that allow you to connect with your employees in a more engaging environment. Read More
The increasing demand for always-on connectivity, immersive experiences, secure collaboration, and remote human relationships is pushing networks to their limits, while the market is driving down price. The network infrastructure must ensure operators are able to optimize costs and gain efficiencies, while enabling the development of personalized and differentiated services. To address the requirements of rolling out 5G, operators will face strong challenges, including high capital expenditure (CapEx) investments, an increased need for scale, automation, and secure management of the massive volume of data it will generate. Read More
Microsoft described a couple of developments along SharePoint product lines during a Tuesday Ignite online keynote talk.
The new developments include a new Project Cortex product called “Syntex,” plus a caching improvement for Web apps used with SharePoint called “Project Nucleus.” Those efforts, and more, were mentioned in a talk by Jeff Teper, corporate vice president for Microsoft 365, Teams, OneDrive and SharePoint. Read More
CRN speaks with Microsoft partners who took home the top awards in Power BI, Teams calling and meetings, and Azure-based IoT.
With Microsoft’s channel partners numbering in the hundreds of thousands worldwide, getting recognized in the company’s annual Partner of the Year Awards is never a small feat.
Microsoft handed out the awards in 49 categories last month, chosen from among 3,300 nominations. Read More