Schedule meetings with Microsoft FindTime

2016August12_Productivity_CThe art of organizing a meeting is much like chess. Each player has different possible moves, or availabilities; and it’s up to you to strategize which pieces to move where, or which events to schedule (or reschedule) when. The objective is to land on a square wherein all participants can attend, but achieving this goal often demands a tiring and time-consuming process.

How to build a better chatbot

2016August11_Web_CIn order to gain a competitive advantage, you would need to gain clarity before everyone else does. Of course, that’s a lot easier said than done. Similarly, chatbots initially stir up excitement, but they eventually fail to deliver the interactiveness many envisioned them to have.

6 smart ways to gain more storage on Android

2016August9_AndroidTablet_C“Insufficient storage available”, we all dread to see this message popping up right before taking a picture or installing a new app. Limited storage on Android device is frustrating to say the least. But it doesn’t have to be if you know how to manage storage space wisely.

Newest member of Office 365: Bookings

2016August5_Office_CPhoning your boss to justify why you couldn’t make it to the morning meeting is pretty bad, and going through this on a regular basis is even worse. But imagine being able to manage all your appointments and never miss a single one again — fortunately, the wait is over.

How to solve these six Window 10 problems

2016August3__MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_CThere’s no such thing as perfection. This is especially true for Windows 10. While it’s highly praised for the removal of annoying functions in the previous Windows, still, there are a number of new issues to address: from the Window Updates that don’t function properly to the disappearance of the DVD player app.

5 ways to mobilize your SMB with an iPad

2016August2_iPad_CTen years ago, who would have guessed we could run an entire business from a computer the size of a short stack of papers? One example is Apple’s iPad, which doesn’t just unleash your personal productivity, but also holds the key to innumerable creative solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses.

Free decryption tools fight ransomware

2016August1_Security_CSimilar to the shakedowns you see in mob movies where innocent shop owners are forced to pay “protection money,” deploying ransomware is a means of extortion. Computer hackers install it on your network to seize control of your company’s precious confidential data, then demand payment for its safe return.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

My wife recently came up with a mantra I keep hearing: “Amplify the Positive”. That makes a lot of sense to me because it really focuses less on the actions and more on our reactions.

In our industry (and in most of our personal lives too), this is very helpful to keep in mind.