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Understanding Office collaboration tools

Understanding Office collaboration tools

Office 365 is chock full of so many apps that it’s sometimes difficult to keep track of them all. Sure, you have the most popular tools like Word and Skype for Business, but there are three tools in the lineup that seem like they could be used the same way: Outlook Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams.

Employee Spotlight – Doug Tombow

What’s your role at Simplex-IT and when were you hired?
I head up the data management operations at Simplex-IT.  Became an employee sometime during the summer of 2010 as part of a large client project.

What’s a typical day like for you at work?
First thing is ‘how is everything?’.  Simplex-IT offers monitoring of client’s networks as well as data management resources, such as SQL Servers.

Why is Skype’s new feature so important

Why is Skype’s new feature so important

With more targeted attacks on social networking services than ever, private conversations with your business partners can become public information. To prevent this, Skype has released a new feature that ensures complete privacy by encrypting all types of communication.

5 things to do to your new laptop

5 things to do to your new laptop

Getting a new laptop can be very exciting. It guarantees a more seamless user experience with faster speed, more memory, and better battery life. But it’s all for naught if you don’t take certain preventive steps before using your new machine. Discover five things you should do before you start exploring your new toy.

The dangers of distributed spam distraction

The dangers of distributed spam distraction

Users get around 200 emails in their inbox a day, including work messages, automated payment slips, and everyone’s least favorite email, spam. Spam messages are mostly harmless, but when you get more than 10,000 of them flooding your inbox, you’re probably the victim of a special type of spam attack.

Disable Windows 10’s intrusive settings

Disable Windows 10’s intrusive settings

Windows 10 is undoubtedly Microsoft’s most accepted operating system since Windows XP. But that doesn’t make it faultless, many users have been complaining about the intrusive privacy settings the operating system enables by default. To reclaim your privacy, follow these tips on turning off its intrusive settings

Turn personalized advertising off

For those unaware, Windows 10 assigns each user an ‘advertising ID’ which it uses to personalize your ad experience based on your recent browser history.

Facebook makes space for more relevant posts

Facebook makes space for more relevant posts

Social media has proven to be very influential in shaping people’s lives, affecting everything from one’s mental health to people’s views on certain political parties. To limit this, Facebook has made a decision to limit the posts from business accounts on your News Feed to make room for more meaningful posts shared by your friends and families.

New Book Simplifies Information Technology for CEO’s

PRESS RELEASE

New Book Simplifies Information Technology for CEO’s

STOW, OH (February 7, 2018) – CEO’s looking to improve their understanding of the Information Technology (IT) without becoming a geek now have a dynamic resource to help them following the launch of the new book, A CEO’s Survival Guide to Information Technology.

Bob Coppedge – Amazon Best Selling Author (and man about town)!

February 2nd, 2018

We did it!
Ok, technically you all did it.  My book, “A CEO’s Survival Guide to Information Technology” hit #1 New Bestseller on Amazon in 2 categories, “Business & Money > Management & Leadership > Information Management” and “Business & Money > Management & Leadership > Systems & Planning.