New Features of Microsoft Teams for Healthcare Unveiled

Microsoft Teams is one of the most powerful business collaboration tools on the market. (Is Microsoft Teams right for your business?) By incorporating Office software and enabling collaborative editing on Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files, Teams makes it easy for almost any organization to improve their efficiency. For healthcare organizations, the ability to collaborate is especially important, as physicians share their treatment plans and patient charts between departments in a multidisciplinary hospital setting.

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Microsoft Teams Best Practices for Improving Workplace Productivity

Microsoft Teams is a unified communications platform that combines chat, video and audio conferencing, file storage, and app integration in one shared workspace. Why should this matter to you? Improved collaboration means improved office productivity, and Teams is a tool that can help get you there.

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Workplace Collaboration Tools to Transform a Modern Business

The workforce is constantly evolving — and with remote work and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies now becoming commonplace, a modern business will need modern technology to improve collaboration. According to Gallup’s State of the American Workforce report, remote work is predicted to continue its pattern of high growth, and six out of ten businesses already have BYOD policies in place — with even more looking to start.

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Microsoft Surface Mobility for Remote Employees

Enterprise mobility (or business mobility) is a term that is often applied to remote working technology and business practices that allows employees to conduct work from outside of a traditional office setting. This is used in work from home programs and touted as an employee perk—though businesses enjoy numerous benefits as well, such as:

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Microsoft Teams Vs Slack for the Best Business Communication

With the rising popularity of “work from home” policies, businesses have a growing need for effective collaboration tools that make it easy to coordinate work from anywhere. This has given rise to a new industry of business communication and collaboration tools with two leaders: Slack and Microsoft Teams.

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Is Microsoft Teams Right for Your Business?

As a business that currently uses services such as Microsoft email, PowerPoint, and/or Excel, you may have already heard about Microsoft Teams. If you haven’t, or are unsure if it’s the best solution for your needs, we’re here to break down the basics. By outlining some of the top Microsoft Teams features, you’ll be enabled to make a well-informed decision about whether or not this tool is a suitable solution for your business’ needs.

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Using Microsoft to Optimize Business Operations—Beyond Email

If your company has seen success using Microsoft Email, we’ve got good news for you. Microsoft offers an array of additional products and services that can be used to streamline business processes far beyond just email. The result of implementing these kinds of value-adding solutions? Increased effectiveness and efficiency.

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What is Microsoft’s Surface Hub 2 and Why Should You Care?

On April 17, 2019, the Microsoft Surface Engineering team released a video unveiling Microsoft’s new Surface Hub 2 family of products—starting with the Surface Hub 2S. Some readers may be wondering, “What is the Surface Hub 2?” and/or, “Why should I care about Microsoft’s latest team collaboration gadget?”

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Benefits of Office 365 Business with a Software Subscription

When Office 365 first launched in 2013 (effectively replacing the Business Productivity Online Suite), this subscription-based version of Office was released to the general public—causing much confusion among end users. For many people, Office was a software that you bought periodically and having the latest year version, such as Office 2019, was the best way to get the newest functionalities.

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HIPAA: Encryption is NOT Required…What?!?

No, that headline is not a misprint. Contrary to common assumptions, Congress decided that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) should not—and, therefore, does not—require the use of encryption to secure your patients’ private medical data (aka, electronic Protected Health Information or ePHI).

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The Surface Go is the Promise of The Cloud Fulfilled

"The Cloud” has been making promises to me for a long time. A concept that debuted before it was ready, the term “The Cloud” was coined in 2006 and promised that my files would be easily access from any device anywhere. The specific device I was using wouldn’t matter, I’d have the same experience and the same capabilities whether I was on my desktop, laptop or mobile device.

The problem is, these promises were made years before any of that was happening particularly well. There was some magic there, but it was nowhere near ready to run a business off of.  So for the past decade plus we’ve been bombarded with marketing about how great the cloud is going to make our lives.

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Dial for Microsoft Surface is Effective Simplicity

If there is one car trend I hate more than everything turning into a crossover, is the loss of nobs from stereos. If I’m adjusting the AC, tuning the radio or changing volume, ONLY a knob will do. Buttons and touchscreen sliders just can’t replace the brutal simplicity of a dial, and I make actual car purchasing decisions based on this.

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