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Why You Should Be Using a Modern Microsoft Sharepoint Site for Flexible, Fast, Mobile-friendly Networking.

Classic Sharepoint has been around since 2002, and, unfortunately, like most software built for simpler times it has been added to, patched and layered over until it has turned into an outdated and bloated beast.

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What's Your Cybersecurity Score? Take this Free Security Health Check Test from Microsoft to Find Out.

Cybersecurity continues to be a major concern for businesses heading into 2019. According to a recent article in Forbes, growing dependence on “data in use” to do everything from act on opportunities to collaborate effectively (while convenient) continues to increase the cybersecurity risk for every business.

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If You Only Add One Thing to Office 365 Make it This

As part of PTG's initiative to help you work better in 2019, here is an add-on for Office 365 that we believe you can't afford NOT to have.

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Let's face it, focusing is hard!

According to this Forbes article, 71% of people report frequent interruptions at work.

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Top 5 Ways to Keep Things Going During the Winter Weather

Winter weather hit our area again this December.  (It doesn’t take much to cause chaos here in South Carolina!) As usual, this meant a massive amount of school and business closings.  As an IT Support company with customers all over the US, we didn't have the luxury of shutting down.  So how did we keep things running like a normal Monday?

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Use Microsoft Flow to Match SharePoint File Names to Titles

If you are thinking about building out a modern intranet for your mobile workforce - it's a great time to take another look at SharePoint Online. Hear me out...I know that SharePoint has not been super well received in the past because it was clunky and not very user friendly.  The intent was good, but the implementation was really bad.

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How to Add Additional Time Zones and Holidays to Your Outlook Calendar

If you frequently work with people outside of your time zone or country, you know the scheduling hurdles of dealing with different time zones and holidays.

Buried in the Calendar settings in Outlook are a few ways to make this a little easier.

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Quick Cybersecurity Tips for Holiday Travelers (and the employees covering them)

The holiday season is upon us, and for many people, that means travel and hopefully, some time off from the office. The last thing you want to worry about is whether or not a cybercriminal is targeting you and your company while you are away.

But travel is common cover for phishing attacks. Here’s a few tips to help keep safe while you’re away—and if you’ve covering someone else’s work while they’re traveling.

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We moved! + Three Reasons to Include Your IT Company Early in an Office Move

If you’ve been to our office recently, you know we outgrew our space a while ago. People were double and triple stacked in offices. Two people in our break room was a crowd. And our sales team was in a separate office down the hall.

So, when our lease ended, we packed up and moved out to a newer, bigger office. You can now find us at:

330A Pelham Rd.
Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29615
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Things to do in Office 365 BEFORE you get breached

Cloud-based services, including Office 365, Google for Work, DropBox, and many more, are a big target for cybercriminals. Since the services are not behind your firewall, anyone with access to the internet can try to target your account. And since so much of our information is available on the internet, it makes for a “easy pickings” for the bad guys.

But there are some easy—and free!—things you can do make your Office 365 environment more secure. Unfortunately, almost no one wants to do these things until after their account gets compromised.

 

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