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6 Microsoft Teams tips

6 Microsoft Teams tips

Despite being late to the group chat scene, Microsoft Teams is equipped with a handful of features and impressive integration that set it apart from its competitors. So if you’re already subscribed to Office 365, here’s how you can take Teams to the next level.

3 Models for IT Support

January 2nd, 2018
3 Models for IT Support

Strategies for Managing IT for Your Organization

Free webinar:  Jan 16th, 2-2:30pm (Eastern).  Click here to RSVP

(Content lifted from Bob's upcoming book "A CEO's Survival Guide to Information Technology")

Let’s now talk about how you want your IT to be implemented, monitored, and supported for your organization.

Simplex-IT’s 2017 in review

January 1st, 2018

2017 is done. I normally use this time to give a summary of the year, and a wee bit of a hint as to what lies ahead. This year I chose to split the past and future into separate posts.

On the personal side, we have a new family member (as in 2-day-old new). On Friday, we said hello to my 6th (and some claim final) grandchild.

Simplex-IT Announces New Training Services!

December 29th, 2017
Simplex-IT Announces New Training Services!

Training employees and keeping employees up to date on new technology and programs is an on-going effort. Sending them to a full day classroom style training session isn’t always realistic for a small business, and those online tutorials are not easy to follow.

Wire-Net Webinar Series

December 29th, 2017

Simplex-IT is partnering with Wire-Net, a non-profit economic development organization dedicated to improving the community through nurturing manufacturing and the jobs and prosperity that come with it, to present a series of six monthly webinars. Originally these webinars were designed for members only, but the nice folks over at Wire-Net said we could open it up to Simplex-IT invitees as well.

Simplex-IT’s Plan for Q1 2018

December 28th, 2017

Simplex-IT's Plan for Q1 2018

Usually for the January newsletter for my piece I talk a lot about what happened last year and then talk in broad terms about our plan for what will be happening in the next year.  And the next year items are usually not terribly specific about what and when, with a few exceptions.

Employee Spotlight – Rob Walter

What’s your role at Simplex-IT and when were you hired?
I am the Marketing Communications Associate here at Simplex-IT. I was brought on almost a year ago now, to assist in the development and execution of various marketing campaigns.

What’s a typical day like for you at work?
What I love about working at Simplex-IT is that there are no "typical days" in the marketing department.

Virtual and Augmented Reality Seminar in January

December 28th, 2017
Virtual and Augmented Reality Seminar in January

Immersive technology, such as virtual and augmented reality, will forever change the way businesses interact with their customers. Guest Speaker Bill Myers, founder of New Territory, a virtual and augmented reality development studio based in downtown Akron will head up this presentation and talk about ways this new medium can be used in a professional setting.

Excel: Sorting, grouping and filtering

December 27th, 2017

The first Office webinar of 2018 will be on sorting, grouping, and filtering in Excel. Excel has some powerful features for each of these, but they only work if you have your spreadsheets set up correctly. We’ll talk about how to set up your spreadsheets so you can sort, group, and filter, and review what can and can’t be sorted on.

Microsoft’s new productivity apps are live

Microsoft’s new productivity apps are live

In July 2017, Microsoft announced three brand new apps for Office 365: Connections, Listings, and Invoicing. They were designed for businesses with fewer than 300 employees and after a few months of beta testing, they’re finally available to Business Premium users.