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PAIT Group Now Has Four (4) MVPs

PAIT Group is pleased to announce another member of our team has been awarded an MVP for 2021- 22.   Joy T. Apple, better know as JoyofSharePoint, was award the Office Apps and Services MVP for 2021-22.  Microsoft awards the MVP to a select group of individuals every year based on expertise and commitment to the community.

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My favorite 5 Features of Microsoft Lists: A List

Microsoft Lists officially dropped in August, and now that we’ve all had some time to play around it’s a good time to create a list of our own: our favorite five (5) features or functions of Microsoft Lists.

To start, what is Lists? Didn’t SharePoint already have lists? Yes it did, but the custom list feature in SharePoint was pretty well restricted to SharePoint. You could create columns and content types and all sorts of views and pretty ways to present data and metadata and datadatadatadata, but the only ways to use that data out of SharePoint was an export, typically Excel. With Microsoft Lists you can take that same data manipulation power and use it in Teams, SharePoint, or as a standalone application. In addition, you can use Power Automate (formerly Flow) to crunch that data even better.

Before we dive in ....   We discussed this  topic in webinar form click here to check out the discussion.

Ok now lets dive in!


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Tips for Staying Sane in the New Ever-Changing World of Remote Work

I recently read a great blog by Upwork about the future of remote collaboration and how organizations are reevaluating not how they think about their teams but how their teams’ needs are met. It’s definitely a struggle that has very abruptly come to the surface for practically every business in the last 6 months.  

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Real World Lesson On The Importance of Governance in Microsoft 365

This is my face when I read about the KPMG error deleting user’s private chats in Microsoft Teams.  For those who aren't familiar with the KPMG story 145,000 of the global user personal Teams chats were deleted.

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Customizing your Firstline Worker Communications

Let's start off by stating upfront Firstline Worker Communications does not come in one size fits all.  Different work sites and industries have their own unique challenges in delivering the appropriate information to their workers in general, let alone those direct to the Firstline.  As eloquently stated in a 2018 Forbes article on going digital and the firstline worker Digital transformation is a top-to-bottom process of rethinking what business you’re in and how to employ technological advantage to better meet the needs of customers. To get there, you need the full participation and engagement of everyone in your company, from the boardroom to the firstline."

In this Part 2 of our Firstline Worker Communication Series (if you missed Part 1 have no fear check it out), we present a few real-world scenarios of what can be customized along with key considerations to ensure business critical information makes it to the Firstline.   We will take a peek into:

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PAIT Group is a Cincinnati Business Courier 2020 Fast 55 Finalist

We are excited to announce that PAIT Group for the 2nd year in a row has been named a Cincinnati Business Courier Fast 55 Finalist.    Each year The Cincinnati Business Courier acknowledges the fastest growing private businesses in the Cincinnati area with its Fast 55 awards.  Stephanie Donahue, President, and Mark Rackley, Chief Strategy Officer,  both expressed, " We are honored and proud to continue to be recognized as part of the strong tech community here in Cincinnati, Ohio."  

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