Free Teams licensing released from Microsoft
With the sudden surge in employees working from home, Microsoft has responded with a 6-month free trial of Microsoft 365 E1 license, which includes Microsoft Teams. New customers, Exchange Online Only customers or Office 365 Business customers can experience Teams as a hub for collaboration that brings together chat, meetings, and Microsoft 365, all in one place!
If your business is ready to upgrade your work-from-home experience, this is your chance to try it at no cost.Read more
Office 365 - How Safe is it?
With the current state of work a lot of organizations are scrambling to figure out a way to get work done remotely and/or in the cloud. The need to keep at least the basics running while being concerned about how secure the “cloud” is creates a lot of tension. Here at PAIT Group we specialize in Office 365. Normally we do a lot of work with planning, migrating, and training customers to make this kind of transition as smooth and orderly as possible. For the moment though, we are also doing our best to capture your questions and concerns quickly.Read more
WFH Series: Keeping Morale Up on Your (Newly) Remote Team
Anyone tired of work-from-home posts yet? A lot of them talk about how to stay productive and focused, which is a great perspective for your employees. What about looking at things from a management point of view? My husband works for a really large organization with a hard core “we don’t work remote” policy and yet here we are, creating a second office and trying to hold video conference calls in different rooms at the same time thanks to COVID-19.
What’s different between him and I is that I do this all the time! Mark and I manage a team that is spread out across the US – literally from Alaska to Long Island, from Canada to Florida and everywhere in between. I travel a LOT and so I can set up shop just about anywhere and feel comfortable and productive. On the flip side, my husband’s team is within arm’s reach more often than not. He looked at me across the dinner table last night and asked – How do you keep your team engaged ?Read more
Is Time for Planning your Microsoft Teams Deployment over?
You’ve been told time and time again… Plan your Microsoft Teams deployment or it will not go well. Research all the features and security features. Prevent users from running amok and creating thousands of Teams. Or else!Read more
Microsoft Ignite Announcements
It’s been a whirlwind of excitement, announcements, and networking here in Orlando at Microsoft Ignite. If you’ve been too busy to watch all of the sessions online, here is a quick snapshot of what’s been going on.Read more