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Posted by Joel Hill | 23 September 2019 | Uncategorized
How to Use Office 365 Groups in SharePoint

Getting Started with Office 365 Groups in SharePoint Managing security in Office 365 can be one of the most challenging aspects of the overall platform.  Office 365 Groups in SharePoint is no different. Within Office 365 you can have Office 365 groups, distribution lists, security groups, SharePoint groups and much more.  Office 365 groups come...

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Everything You Need to Know to Setup Microsoft Teams Security
Posted by Joel Hill | 18 September 2019 | Uncategorized
How to Setup Microsoft Teams Security: Everything You Need to Know

How to Setup Microsoft Teams Security: Everything You Need to Know Microsoft Teams has been around since early 2017.  Since then, Microsoft has been heavily adding services, features and functionality to the Office 365 suite including Office 365 Groups, PowerApps, Flow and much more.  Even the Microsoft Azure services is constantly adding new security features...

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Posted by Angie Vujicic | 07 September 2019 | Blog, Office 365
How to Use AI in Microsoft Flow

How to use AI in Microsoft Flow Artificial Intelligence is on the rise, and it shouldn’t be a surprise. Investing in a good AI will save you a lot of time and resources in the end, and Microsoft has been seriously investing in making it easier for you to do so. For that, they’ve created...

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Posted by Angie Vujicic | 27 August 2019 | Office 365, SharePoint
Migrating from SharePoint Designer Workflows to Flow

Migrating from SharePoint Designer Workflows to Flow SharePoint Designer is part of the SharePoint family, and it has been around since 2010. It lets you modify SharePoint sites, workflows, and webpages. Flow is a cloud-based software that lets you automate tasks and workflows across many applications and services. https://youtu.be/56J8ZO0qbBE We’ve already covered the main differences...

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How Much Does Azure with SQL Cost? Learn more here.
Posted by Joel Hill | 22 August 2019 | Uncategorized
How Much Does Azure with SQL Cost?

Microsoft Azure is a great place to build web applications.  We often get asked how much does Azure with SQL cost?  The easy answer Azure is free to get started.  SQL with Azure has a very nominal development cost.  But what about Azure with SQL for a production level app?   Azure requires at least one...

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How to Create an Engaging SharePoint Intranet Portal
Posted by Angie Vujicic | 13 August 2019 | Uncategorized
Why You Need an Engaging SharePoint Intranet Portal

Not to be confused with internet, the intranet is a closed communications network designed for internal use. Good intranets help keep your employees engaged and productive, so let’s take a look at SharePoint’s Intranet Portal, and what it can offer you! Intranet Homepage The Intranet Homepage is the first thing your employees see when they...

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Posted by Angie Vujicic | 31 July 2019 | Blog, Office 365, SharePoint
Top 5 HR Applications in SharePoint

Top 5 HR Applications in SharePoint Traditionally, the HR process is paperwork-heavy by nature, and after many, many challenges and observations, Microsoft has finally migrated their HR services to the cloud. Having a cloud-based HR service both centralizes and automates a lot of tasks that will make your life easier. Not only does it cut...

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Posted by Angie Vujicic | 25 July 2019 | Blog, Office 365
An Introduction to Office 365 Security

  An Introduction to Office 365 Security We’ve often talked about security and compliance here on the ESW Associates blog. Because security is paramount, it’s only natural Microsoft has been investing in making it easier for organizations to achieve their compliance and security goals. Since most organizations have separate teams working in these two spaces,...

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Posted by Angie Vujicic | 15 July 2019 | Uncategorized
What is PowerShell for Office 365 and Why Should I be Using it?

You might’ve heard the term “shell” used in computer science before—essentially, a shell gives you access to services in an operating system, and can be either command-based, or have a graphical user interface. Windows PowerShell has been around for a while (since 2006, in fact,) and Microsoft initially developed it for task automation and configuration...

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Posted by Angie Vujicic | 02 July 2019 | Uncategorized
Microsoft Teams Updates Coming to GCC High in Q2 2019

We’ve often talked about Microsoft Groups here on the ESW blog. We’ve compared Microsoft Teams VS Slack. In short, Teams is the successor to Skype for Business, and is a unified communications platform, and it combines persistent workplace chat and video messaging, file storage, and application integration. With the advent of remote jobs and seamless...

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