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Our SharePoint Training Partner, Combined Knowledge, Now Funding Enabled

We've been a fan of our training partner Combined Knowledge for quite some time now. From their their range of training classes, custom training delivery program and on-demand training, their offerings are vast and dense. Client needs can be customized  and their products are very adaptive-- whatever the user count, type of environment, staff skill-sets, etc.-- Combined Knowledge can help, and PAIT Group will be right by their side during the process.

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Missing Critical Organization Data from Active Directory? Hyperfish Rises to the Challenge

Here’s the scenario: You’re about to roll out Office 365 and SharePoint Online to your global organization. You’ve been working for over a year on gaining support for the initiative, planning a cutover from your legacy intranet, and making sure that you are covering all of your bases. After all, that legacy intranet has been around for a long time and there are a ton of legacy applications to go along with it that you have to accommodate for.

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SharePoint & harmon.ie: Review from an End User

As a daily continuous end user of the Microsoft Office Suite within Office 365 + SharePoint Online, I've experienced my fair share of third party tools-- anything to make my day more efficient, right? One that has really stood out over the years is the SharePoint application, harmon.ie. I specifically use this app for storing, sharing, and even editing documents in Microsoft Outlook.

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Combined Knowledge: A Quick Catch-All to their SharePoint Training

Training and education—buzzwords you know well but perhaps don’t do enough about; you’re not alone. Many organizations adopting SharePoint use their budgets for planning and implementation, but sometimes training is left on the side. This can be problematic for your users as they may be overwhelmed, which can lead to resentment and poor long-term user adoption. It’s akin to handing the keys to a new sports car to a 16 year who has never driven stick shift—it doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, and what follows can be less-than-ideal.

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Windows Adds New Features, Polishes a Few Old Ones- WPC 2014

Choosing Microsoft and Windows

In the first installment of my thoughts on Satya Nadella’s keynote presentation at WPC 2014, I reviewed the promise Microsoft is making to its partners, and the promise it inspired PAITgroup to make. In the second installment, I discussed how Tiffani Bova claims technology is changing the way businesses do business. This third segment is perhaps my favorite section, because it’s all about the changes Microsoft is making to encourage users to choose them.

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Technology Is Changing- How Can we Keep Up? WPC 2014

In the first part of this blog series, I summarized Phil Sorgen’s speech at WPC 2014. He talked about the promises that Microsoft is making to its partners, and I talked about the promises that PAITgroup is making in return. In this section, we’re shifting gears a little bit to talk about how businesses have to change to keep up with technology. We no longer have to look at technology sales as a cold call scenario—customers these days know what they’re buying because they do the research. So what are we to do? Enter Tiffani Bova, Vice President of Gartner Research.

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