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Office 365 Tip: Sharing links instead of sending copies

Ready to send off a file attachment to your colleagues for their review and feedback? Wait a second, because there’s a better way in Office 365 to more easily and seamlessly collaborate with others on the same document or project. Don’t send copies – send a link instead! The trick is to use OneDrive to store your files and then share a link with everyone to the file (or even a folder with multiple items). Just save your file in OneDrive and you can use the share link feature in Office 365. From Outlook While composing your email, go to…
OTWAdmin
February 4, 2019
Office 365

Office 365: The Right Choice for Better Business

People today want to be productive wherever they go. They want to work faster and smarter across their favorite devices, while staying current and connected. Simply put, they want to have business tools that work as hard as they do. With Office 365, you can modernize your workforce. Microsoft Office 365 is the right choice for your business Office 365 fits the way you work today and tomorrow. Beginning with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, Office 365 provides all the familiar Office applications you know, along with a dynamic set of secure cloud connected tools that help you communicate, collaborate,…
OTWAdmin
January 14, 2019
Business ProductivityTech Tip

Connecting and Presenting in Microsoft Teams

If you regularly use Skype for Business in your organization, you may now know that Microsoft has begun replacing Skype with Teams. Microsoft Teams is a new platform that acts as a hub within Office 365 and brings together chat, meetings, notes, and integrations with other Office 365 applications like SharePoint. Depending on how your organization is handling this transition, you may already be using Microsoft Teams and be rerouted to it for your chats, meetings, and presentations. The Teams UI is certainly different from Skype! Here are some quick tips on starting a chat, voice call, or video call…
OTWAdmin
January 2, 2019
Testimonials

Solid Cloud-Based Solutions for White Industrial Seismology

Since 2003, OXEN Technology has worked with White Industrial Seismology to meet their business technology needs. White has provided state-of-the-art vibration monitoring equipment and data analysis services since it was founded in 1951 and serves users around the world with engineering vibration equipment and blasting vibration monitors. Like many small businesses, White has been a long-time consumer of traditional on-premise technology solutions. OXEN Technology has helped them minimize the physical footprint of their technology by moving to cloud-based solutions. Projects have included minimizing their server footprint and expanding their IT capacity by moving their Exchange server to Microsoft Office 365…
OTWAdmin
November 26, 2018
Office 365Tech Tip

AutoSave Feature in Office 365

The AutoSave feature in Microsoft Office 365 behaves differently than people may expect. This feature has changed somewhat recently. We want to make sure that Office 365 users understand what is happening to their data. With Microsoft’s AutoSave feature, any changes made to a document in OneDrive or SharePoint are automatically saved and the original document is lost. However, it is still possible to recover previous versions of the document using version history. For example, if you wish to retrieve the original version of a document in OneDrive, you can view it on OneDrive's website where the "history" icon is…
OTWAdmin
October 17, 2018
Office 365Tech Tip

How to Present in Skype for Business

Once you know how to share your screen or present your slides in Skype for Business, you will find all sorts of ways to use it. We guarantee it. Here at OXEN, we use Skype for Business every day for messaging and meetings. The OXEN team is far-flung, with offices in four states and remote workers. It’s extremely common to hear “Hey, can you share your screen so I can see what you’re looking at?” or “Let me present this so everyone in the meeting can see it.” If you have Skype for Business – here’s how you do this!…
OTWAdmin
April 16, 2018
Business ProductivityOffice 365

Do You Have a Digital Mindset? Office 365 Enables the Digital Workplace of the Future

The traditional 9-to-5 office job is becoming a dated concept. More and more people now work remotely from multiple locations and outside of normal business hours. Why? Because employers and clients expect it. In return, employees expect flexible working hours and technological solutions to make remote work possible. They expect a digital workplace. Why does the digital workplace matter? There are many benefits for businesses and workers. Firstly, employees who can use a digital workplace are more collaborative, more accountable, and more engaged. They’re more productive because they have flexibility and tools that help – rather than hinder – them.…
OTWAdmin
April 9, 2018
Notifications

Microsoft Outlook Connectivity Changes for Office 365

On October 31st, Microsoft will be changing the way that Outlook connects to Exchange Online. If you are an Office 365 customer, you may be impacted by this change if you use Outlook 2007 or older. If so, OXEN is here to help you prepare. Who will be affected? The change affects all Exchange Online customers. However, only customers using Outlook 2007 (or older) need to take action beforehand. If you have Outlook 2010 and it has not been updated in a long time, you may also experience issues. What will be affected? Microsoft Outlook 2007 (and older) for Windows…
OTWAdmin
October 11, 2017
Tech Tip

Searching your Office 365 Outlook email

You may have thousands of sent and received emails in your Office 365 email account. If you’re looking for one email in particular, how do you find it? The desktop version of Outlook has powerful email search tools – where are they in Office 365? Here we’ll show you how to search Office 365 email as well. The “Search Mail and People” field is on the left of the Office 365 Outlook window, above the left sidebar Folder list. Type your first search term in this field and hit Enter! Then, the sidebar will display options to narrow your search,…
OTWAdmin
September 26, 2016
Business ProductivityTech Tip

How to turn off Clutter in Outlook / Office 365

Clutter is a mailbox management feature of Office 365 for Business. (If you don’t have an Office 365 for Business subscription, you will not have this feature.) It analyzes how you process your email and then moves “unimportant” or low-priority email from your Inbox into a special folder, to save you the time of doing this yourself. Essentially, it sorts emails it thinks you will already ignore into a secondary Inbox. If you already have an email spam protection tool running, Clutter may be overkill. If you’re tired of fishing emails out of the special folder or forgetting to check it…
OTWAdmin
August 22, 2016