Posey's Tips & Tricks


Office 365 Workplace Analytics: Helpful Tool or Big Brother?

While the feature can be a useful aid for identifying both positive and negative employee work trends, it also could lead to organizations spying on employees just a little too closely.

Addressing Hyper-V Virtual Hard Disk Permission Problems

The issue might lie with juggling multiple Hyper-V virtual machine unique security identifiers.

How Microsoft Can Improve Hyper-V Checkpoints

The ability to perform group checkpoints and rollbacks will make a good feature truly great.

Microsoft Previews Forms for Office 365

The feature allows you to create customizable forms or quizzes with multiple-choice questions.

Microsoft To Replace Office 365 Video With Stream

Here's a test drive on the newest addition to Microsoft's Office 365 service, along with a look at what is different from its current streaming video service.

How To Stop an Imminent Reboot

Sometimes you just can't be interrupted by an update and reboot. Here's a simple solution to pause the task until later.

The Verdict Is In on Windows 10 S

Thankfully, it looks like Microsoft has an out for those who want the full-fledged Windows 10 on their Surface Laptop.

How To Prevent the Use of USB Media in Windows 10

Introducing an unknown USB device into a network can cause a host of security headaches. Take away the threat in Windows 10 in just a few short steps.

Outlook Gets the Best New Feature Ever

The integration of Cortana can help with keeping track of e-mails to follow up on.

Making Word's Grammar Checker Better

While it may take some time and fine-tuning to get used to the new grammar checker, Microsoft is on the path to making the feature useful for any style of writing.

Yammer Finally Grows Up

Microsoft is increasing the integration hooks into Yammer that connect directly to Office 365.

Building Workflows with Flow for Office 365

With the introduction of the Flow tool in Office 365, workflows can be created just as easily as it was in SharePoint.

My Wish List for the Next Surface Pro Device

While the next version of Microsoft's flagship laptop will come packed with updated hardware, it's missing the innovation.

Are Technical Documentations Becoming Less Common?

While you can find a how-to video on almost any topic, the text-based technical instructions and tips seem to be disappearing as time goes on.

Are Virtual Conferences Viable Alternatives to Live Tech Conferences?

Despite the cost- and time-saving advantages of an online event, nothing beats the real thing.

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