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Improved Dictation Tool in Word and Outlook

Improved Dictation Tool in Word and Outlook

This whole article was written using the dictation tool!  **** **** ********. We all know Microsoft are constantly updating and evolving their products. This includes the dictation tool in Word and Outlook. Recently there have been improvements including Auto...

“Well This Looks Different” – What’s New with Teams

“Well This Looks Different” – What’s New with Teams

Are you finding that when you open Teams the look and feel is regularly changing? Well, you're not alone! I opened up Teams this morning 3 March 2021 and was greeted by a slightly different look and feel. I immediately noticed the main icons had changed. As colleagues...

Managing Contacts in a Digital World

Managing Contacts in a Digital World

Business cards are a way of the past. Here are a few tips to manage contacts digitally. 1. LinkedIn - use a QR code to share your  contact details Within the LinkedIn app, click the box on the right of the search bar and it will either let you scan someone’s QR code...

Improve Knowledge Sharing and Save Countless Hours Per Week

Improve Knowledge Sharing and Save Countless Hours Per Week

Employees spend up to 6 hours per week searching or re-creating information. In a recent report commissioned by Microsoft, the study found that on average employees could spend up to 4-6 hours per week searching or re-creating information! Whether it's searching...

Automate Data Tidying and Reporting

Automate Data Tidying and Reporting

Do you spend time tidying CSV and Excel files in order to report on the data in them. If so you can streamline the process, reduce errors and save lots of time. This short video shows how we helped a client do just that to help them bill their clients correctly.

eLearning Webinar from L&D Specialist

eLearning Webinar from L&D Specialist

Learn how eLearning can transform the way your people build the skills they need to thrive in the modern workplace. Has your L&D budget been reduced? Is it difficult to get your people together at the same time and location? Do your people have the digital skills...

Not to Miss – Five New Teams Features

Not to Miss – Five New Teams Features

Microsoft is constantly rolling out new features in Teams. Here are a few new and soon to be released! Don't allow participants to unmute Whether you want to eliminate background noise or choose to structure your Teams meeting with a specific Q&A time, you may...

Managing Consistency throughout Change

Managing Consistency throughout Change

We’re starting to see more organisations recognising the importance of Change Management alongside Project Management. This is great step in the right direction, it has long been acknowledged that 70% of projects fail due to low user acceptance, but employing...

Track Appointments that are Nearing Completion

Track Appointments that are Nearing Completion

If you use a calendar application e.g. Outlook, you'll be familiar with reminders before each appointment starts. However, how do you make sure you are tracking to finish the appointment on time? Using a combination of Power Apps, Outlook and Teams the solution...