Are you having trouble finding the right team messaging app? Read about the three Microsoft Teams plans and see which might fit your office communication needs.
It's time to dig deeper into some of the advanced features of ClickUp's Tasks. This post looks at how custom statuses, subtasks, and checklists can be used to help visualise your workflows, manage more complex tasks and keep track of processes.
ClickUp is a productivity platform that helps teams work together to get things done. With a range of integrated tools, ClickUp makes managing everyday business operations and projects simple. ClickUp's focus on productivity, collaboration, customisation, and automation, certainly makes it a valuable tool to add to your productivity stack.
Last week, I finally bit the bullet and purchased a dedicated headset for calling. Find out about the ChatBit CB96BT monaural (single earpiece) Bluetooth headset with a noise-cancelling mic. Maybe, the ChatBit CB96BT or similar would be a great addition to your workspace.
Processing invoices and getting paid is about to get a whole lot easier with the introduction of eInvoicing. Find out how eInvoicing works and how to get started using it.
Check out IT Squad's 12 Days of Christmas Tech to find out about some cool productivity tools, cybersecurity practices to keep you safe, and neat consumer tech to help you through the holiday season. A new mini-post will be added each day leading up to Christmas.
Mac computers have a reputation of being more secure than Windows devices. However, Macs do get targeted by malicious software, and as more people use Macs, they become an increasingly attractive target for malicious groups who try to profit from your data. The Mac operating system has safeguards built in. However, modern third-party endpoint security solutions, provide additional layers of protection to keep your important information safe.
As part of your Microsoft Office 365 subscription, Microsoft Planner provides collaborative task management to help you and your team get organised and work together. Individual tasks are represented as cards on Kanban-style boards that contain checklists, conversations, and files; keeping task-related content together and easy to find.
Microsoft OneDrive is a cloud based storage service that allows you to access your files anywhere from any device. With OneDrive, you can also share your files and work together on them with other people. Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions include OneDrive and it is also available as a standalone product with free and paid versions.
Apple recently released updates for iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs which patch three "zero-day" vulnerabilities which are reportedly being exploited by malicious actors attempting to access devices.
Microsoft Lists is a collaborative online app that helps you to track information and organise work. With web and mobile apps, and Microsoft Teams integration, Microsoft Lists makes it easy to work with others and make sure everyone is kept up to date and on track.
Businesses can improve their network security by separating devices into groups based on who uses them and what data they have, and controlling how these subnetworks can talk to each other. While network segmentation is often used by larger organisations, it is relevant to smaller businesses and can help prevent the spread of malware and limit attackers’ access to important, and often sensitive, information.
Whether you are looking for information from customers, staff, or other stakeholders, Microsoft Forms is a convenient tool for capturing data to help you make better business decisions. As part of Microsoft 365, Microsoft Forms may already be included in your subscription so you could be all set to get creating surveys, polls, and quizzes.
Installing updates is an important part of your cyber security as updates fix security vulnerabilities that attackers can use to access and control your devices and your sensitive data.
According to CERT NZ, the New Zealand government’s cyber security watchdog, phishing is the most common type of cyber attack experienced by New Zealanders. Phishing attacks occur when criminals send messages pretending to be somebody else to try and trick people into giving up their private information - often passwords or credit card details. Phishing attacks can be found in emails, text messages, or while surfing the web. They can cause disruption and financial loss to individuals and businesses.
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Find out how to create strong passwords to stay safe online and protect your most important information online.
Our demands on Wi-Fi networks have changed over the last few years. We now have more people wanting to connect more devices which puts greater demand on our Wi-Fi. This week, I look at how modern mesh Wi-Fi solutions increase the performance of your Wi-Fi network.
Multi-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to protect your online accounts. According to Microsoft, multi-factor authentication can stop up to 99.9% of account attacks. Watch this video to find out about multi-factor authentication and how it works.
Microsoft Planner is an easy to use tool that helps you and your team to organise tasks and projects in a simple visual way. Best of all, Planner may already be included your Office 365 subscription. Watch this video for an overview of Planner and to see how it works.