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Laptops vs. desktops: Which should your small business use?

When purchasing computers for your small business, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is whether to get desktops or laptops. The choice ultimately depends on five factors, which we’ve outlined for you below. Portability The COVID-19 pandemic has driven most businesses to adopt remote work and hybrid work setups. If you’re thinking […]

Microsoft 365 Apps admin center: Features you need to know

Migrating workflows to the cloud, securing all company devices and software, and ensuring 24/7 data access are gargantuan IT admin tasks, especially as companies adopt flexible working arrangements post-COVID-19. Fortunately for Microsoft 365 Apps users, the admin center offers features that empower IT personnel to be more efficient and effective in handling these crucial responsibilities. […]

Business intelligence tools: Why every SMB should use them

Business data is valuable. When utilized properly, it can enable small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) like yours to discover growth opportunities. One way to harness the power of data is to use business intelligence (BI) tools. Multinational companies have been using these tools for years with the assistance of experts who help make sense of […]

How to reduce IT costs with thin and zero clients

If you want to save money on your IT system, one way to do so is by getting low-priced computer hardware. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for old or low-end models. Instead, consider investing in thin or zero clients. What are thin and zero clients? Thin clients are stripped-down computers with minimum processing […]

Activate Digital Selling: A holistic approach

According to research, 65% of customers intend to continue their changed buying behaviors after the pandemic. Not only that, but 80% of customers say they are more likely to do business with a company if it offers personalized experiences. Sellers are challenged to provide what buyers want and need—and that includes creating an excellent customer experience. Review the infographic to learn how Microsoft is using a holistic approach to integrate marketing, commerce, and sales to unify technology.

Customer stories showcase traction for Microsoft’s business apps division

Organizations have had to embrace business and technology transformation fast. Microsoft has seen success with business apps like Dynamics 365 and Power Platform because they work to break down data silos. Right-time experiences (RTE) are products, services, and apps that provide the right information to the right person at the right time on their chosen device—connecting information across a company as well as to third-party sources.

Read more to learn about the Microsoft business apps and RTE innovations that fuel their success.

Microsoft 365 Groups connectors: What you need to know

If your business uses Microsoft 365 Groups, you know how useful this cross-application service can be. Groups allows users to choose people with whom they can share resources like Microsoft Outlook inbox or document library. But connectors further enhance this feature by enabling users to send information to anyone in the group right from a […]

Activate Digital Selling: Four steps to accommodate the new buyer reality

Did you know that buyers spend more time researching independently than ever before? Other facts: Today’s B2B buying groups are more diverse, with millennials making up the single biggest B2B buyer group. Research suggests today’s buyers want positive digital experiences. Review the infographic for the 4 ways to accommodate the modern customer journey, including specific ways to strengthen relationships, optimize processes to reduce costs, and help teams adapt to rapidly changing environments.

Activate Digital Selling: Connect with customers through their preferred channel

Unlock the next best new opportunity with insights from customer interactions. Grow revenue by closing sales faster through stronger customer relationships. Help sellers reach their potential in real time through AI-powered insights. These are just some of the ways sellers can take advantage of everything we’ve learned about the changed customer journey during the last few years of global crisis. Review the infographic to learn about individualizing selling at scale, including ways to unlock data to discover opportunities.

What are identity and access management systems?

Businesses frequently deploy strong antivirus software and firewalls to protect themselves against cyberattacks, but relying on just those is not enough. A cutting-edge identity and access management (IAM) solution is essential for protecting your digital assets from hackers, rogue employees, and weak passwords. What is IAM? Identity and access management is a system that secures, […]