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Three forms of phishing attack on Office 365 explained

While Office 365 and collaborative software like SharePoint are excellent solutions for inter-office communication and file sharing, there is no doubt they are a strong target for phishing schemes.


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Wales to be among first to give free Microsoft 365 to schools

In a move to assist almost 500,000 of the youngest members of its populace, Wales will become one of the world’s first countries to give its maintained schools the benefit of free Microsoft Office 365 access.


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Event: Fall in Love with Yammer 2019

Falling in Love is an annual occurrence here at WM Reply, and judging by the wealth of familiar faces in the room last Thursday, for a lot of you too. Yes, this is the story of our third annual Fall in Love with Yammer event, where we bring together Yadvocates, Yambassadors and fans, to tell stories and share tips on all things Yammer, learning from each other – and from a panel of those in-the-know – to ramp up the effectiveness of their internal comms and employee engagement.


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New features offered to celebrate Microsoft Teams’ second anniversary

To mark the occasion of its second birthday, Microsoft Teams has been enhanced with additional features for the benefit of its users.


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What enhancements are available for SharePoint news?

There’s no doubt the news web part on any SharePoint page is an exceptional way to engage with your active audience and keep them up to date with what is currently happening on your site. You can easily draw their attention to the most important events and interesting accounts, from people-focused stories to company updates. All of this news can be represented with rich graphic imagery through this eye-catching and effective feature.


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Key reasons for considering upgrading a SharePoint Environment

During its 18 years, SharePoint has transformed significantly. In terms of its complexity and functionality, the web-based digital platform has made huge advances from where it started as it continues to support its users in the digital workplace of today.


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Real conversations about workplace collaboration

Our Senior Change and Communications Consultant Charlene Cottle talks about the beauty of Yammer and collaboration in the workplace.


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Six bug fixes included in new Windows 10 preview from Microsoft

Ahead of its 2019 update in April, Microsoft has released a Windows 10 preview that contains six different bug fixes.


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SharePoint Online users to receive modern user interface for April 2019

Commencing in April, Microsoft will be changing some of the tenant-level blocking capacity established by organisations to provide its latest user interface (UI). The Microsoft entitled “modern” UI will be delivered to Lists and Libraries, and available for SharePoint Online users.

27.03.2019 / WM Reply

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Here are WM Reply, we have broken with convention. Making sure to not overlook our internal talent, we have promoted our very own Baxter Willis to Partner.


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Time to migrate to Microsoft 365 with end of support in sight

Although Microsoft’s mainstream support came to an end for Windows 7 on January 13, its extended support is set to continue until January 14, 2020. With this date less than a year away though, Microsoft is advising its users to begin scheduling their migration from Windows 7 to its successors.


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The case for buying cyber insurance

Businesses buy many types of insurance, but only a minority of them have cyber insurance.


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Cloud services going down – a critical problem?

In February, Microsoft Teams experienced a few hours of unexpected downtime, and this raised concerns about the effect that cloud services going down can have on a business.


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Microsoft Surface vs. the MacBook Pro

All business people want the best software and the ultimate hardware to run it on. Microsoft and Apple both have hardware they sell at premium prices to business pros, with Microsoft offering its Surface Laptop and Apple providing the MacBook Pro.


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Is the key to office productivity more than top-class applications?

Tools such as Office 365 and SharePoint have increased office productivity, but some companies are looking beyond office software tools to get the most out of their workers.


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Office information management is key to successful business

Information management and information intelligence are vital components of business success and provide the ability to outperform competitors.


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Microsoft and Google admit AI has dangers as well as benefits

Both Microsoft and Google are committed to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve how their applications work. However, these tech companies are also acutely aware that bad AI could potentially damage their brands.


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Microsoft Twins Challenge battles Office 365 against Office 2019

A series of new adverts by Microsoft called “The Twins Challenge” shows a pair of twins, one working on Office 2019 and the other Office 365. In one advert both are working on a PowerPoint presentation. The twin using Office 365 finishes first. Why? Because Office 365 PowerPoint has more features than the Office 2019 version.

05.02.2019 / SharePoint Online

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Communication – the heart of a company's digital policy

Effective internal and external communication can transform customer relations and employee engagement.


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Office 365 on tablet or smartphone now a reality

Recent developments by Parallels has enabled Windows 10 to run on an Android or iPad tablet – a long-awaited development that has been hit by several snags over the years.


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SharePoint and Office 365 improvements confirmed for 2019

Subscribers to Microsoft packages SharePoint and Office 365 will benefit from new features being rolled out this year.