Posey's Tips & Tricks


A Field Trip to the Microsoft Datacenter

With a company as large as Microsoft, you would think it's datacenter would be massive. You would be right.

Battling Shadow IT with Office 365

Microsoft's Productivity App Discovery tool will let you monitor firewall logs for suspicious cloud app activity.

Does Microsoft Love Linux Too Much?

The integration of the open source platform in many facets of Microsoft means that Windows IT pros may need to update their skill sets.

Yammer Gets Major Office 365 Makeover

Microsoft has made strides in integrating Yammer with its cloud offering.

Working with Office Lens for Windows 10

The application makes it (somewhat) easy to upload photographic data to Office 365.

Microsoft Excel as a Text Messaging Platform

The ability to send bulk text messages could be beneficial to businesses -- and not only to those that want to send out mass SPAM content.

A Look at Microsoft's Office 365 Guest Access

While Microsoft has finally provided a way to share content in SharePoint Online, there are some limitations.

Making the Case for Augmented Reality

At first it might sound impractical for an enterprise setting, but there are quite a few ways in which augmented reality can be used by professionals.

Looking Ahead to Ignite 2016

With the direction Microsoft has been going under Nadella, look for third-party partnerships to be a big theme at next week's show.

Using Outlook Online To Manage Deliveries

Keep an eye on all your online shopping goodies through Office 365.

Speculating About Windows 10 / Office 365 Integration

Creating a partnership that strives for practical usability and keeps nagging reminders to a minimum should be the goal.

Windows Ink, Cortana and Security

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 update makes it possible to interact with a system when locked. This can have both security advantages and disadvantages.

Microsoft's Continuous Improvements to Office 365 Reporting

Microsoft has added a ton of new ways to track usage in its cloud services over the past few months.

Taking Control of Yammer Notifications in Office 365

Here's how to adjust how many notifications you receive on a daily basis.

What Does the Future Hold for PCs?

Brand loyalty will give away in favor of ubiquitous devices from multiple makers that perform similarly.

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