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Increase efficiency, reduce turnover, and save time with Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 saves companies time and money by increasing first-line employee productivity, performance, and job satisfaction.

According to a 2017 Forrester study, #Office365 reduces turnover for first-line workers by 8%, increases manager productivity by 16.6%, and saves first-line workers 28 minutes each day–which over 3 years totals $6.7 million in time savings.

At Hogan Consulting Group, we know that expanding #Office365 to your front line will improve your bottom line. Let us show you how.

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Creating order when data is everywhere

Companies that integrate their on-premises systems with hybrid cloud services may have to deal with duplicate information, unprotected customer records, and inconsistent data. At Hogan Consulting Group, we want to help you streamline your transition.

Azure cloud services can make all the difference. Whether you are deploying new virtual machines, moving a few workloads, or migrating your datacenters as part of your hybrid cloud strategy, Azure provides big savings as you move to the cloud.

Shifting to the cloud isn’t easy and we want you to have the right cloud infrastructure for your business. Contact us to find out how we can help.

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Protect Your Business from Cyber-Attacks

With nearly 4,000 cyber attacks hitting small businesses every day, Hogan Consulting Group understands the critical importance of cyber security.
Fortunately for solo entrepreneurs like Bryce McDonald, Microsoft takes cyber security very seriously. #Office365 delivers multiple layers of security, including a 24/7 approach to threat prevention and detection, that work together to protect his business emails and data. Physical access to Microsoft datacenters is monitored and restricted, and all data is stored in regional datacenters.
So no matter where Bryce goes, he takes peace of mind with him–knowing his business and livelihood are safe. Hogan Consulting Group can do the same for you. Contact us to find out how.

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Bionic kids: Office 365 and Limbitless are building mechanical limbs through collaboration

To achieve something great you need to collaborate with the right people. At Hogan Consulting Group, we understand that achievement isn’t a solo venture. That’s why we provide our customers with solutions that will help them collaborate.

Office 365 allows you to access your work from anywhere–and lets others to do the same when you need to collaborate or share. Store, sync, and share your files online so they’re always up to date. Plus, you can edit documents with others in real time.

With Office 365 collaboration is better. Let Hogan Consulting Group help you integrate Office 365. Contact us to find out more.

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5 ways to make Outlook work for you

Outlook with Microsoft Office 365 makes it easy to be your most productive, organized, and connected self. With easy-to-use features, including signatures, mentions, reminders, “Tell me,” and more, you can grab attention, find answers, and make #Outlook with #Office365 work for you.

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What is resiliency in Azure?

Is your current IT infrastructure resilient? Do you have high availability of hardware and datacenters? Does it provide you with uninterrupted service? At Hogan Consulting Group, we know how to help you create the resilient cloud-based infrastructure you need.

Maintaining acceptable continuous performance is easy with Azure. With disaster recovery protection against loss through services such as Azure Site Recovery and geo-redundant storage (GRS), you can be sure your data is protected.

We want to help you transition to a resilient cloud platform. Check out this infographic and contact us to discuss how we can help.

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Collaborate better with digital workspaces

To be successful, businesses need employees to work together better, and traditional office culture is falling short. Digital collaboration tools such as #Office365 afford greater flexibility, but also increase productivity and accountability. Contact us to find out how.

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5 Ways cloud computing is changing the business world

At Hogan Consulting Group, we know that cloud computing is transforming the way organizations buy, sell, and use technology, and we feel it’s important that our customers have the same opportunity to transform themselves.

Startups, governments, and 90% of Fortune 500 businesses run on Microsoft cloud services today. Azure protects business assets while reducing security costs and complexity. Built-in security controls and AI help you easily identify and respond to threats and security gaps, allowing your organization to meet the demands of today’s market.

We can help your business face today’s tech challenges with Azure cloud services. Contact us to see how.

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Microsoft Office: Made for Achieving

At Hogan Consulting Group, we know that you can’t achieve without help from others. In any endeavor, collaboration is the key to success.

For anyone, anywhere, who wants to create something with purpose, and achieve something that matters, you don’t need a collection of products. You need a tool that can help you cultivate the creativity within your organization. That’s Microsoft Office, a premium, trusted connected experience helping organizations focus their energy on purpose rather than process.

Hogan Consulting Group can help your organization integrate this trusted collaborative experience. Contact us to find out more.

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Microsoft Office 365–Empowering execution

Communication is key to success. Office 365 enables you to connect your employees better than ever with tools designed to maximize efficiency and foster collaboration. Office 365 allows you to unlock the potential and innovation of your employees and to turn it into a comprehensive strategy designed to streamline your processes and benefit execution. Simpler is better when striving for speed, and Office 365 is geared toward faster and more efficient means of communication.

[$profile.organization] can help you turn inspiration into execution with the help of Microsoft Office 365. Contact us to find out how.

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Brewing a new age: Carlsberg taps technology to modernize a centuries-old company

At Hogan Consulting Group, we know that shifting to the cloud is a large undertaking. But with the right tools, your organization can make the journey as seamless as possible. Carlsberg Group used Azure to merge their 140-brewery empire.

Carlsberg Group is one of the leading brewing companies worldwide, distributing beer across 150 markets. To get a fuller view of their customers, they use Azure. With more than 100 services and great end-to-end tools, you can use Azure to make your business successful just like Carlsberg.

We want to help you enhance your business with the cloud. Contact us to find out how cloud computing can turn your information into insight.

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12 Microsoft Power BI success stories

Microsoft Power BI provides organizations with self-service business intelligence tools that allow users to analyze, visualize and share data using the familiar Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.

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Do more wherever you are with OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business with #Office365 helps you achieve more–wherever you are. With seamless app integrations, easy file sharing, and secure cloud storage, OneDrive for Business improves collaboration and productivity. To learn how OneDrive for Business can help you get more done, contact us today.

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Your Data is Safe with Office 365

Hogan Consulting Group knows how critical data security and privacy are to small businesses. A cyber attack or hack could have crippling consequences–and that’s not acceptable. Solo entrepreneur Bryce McDonald trusts Microsoft to keep his company data, user information, and business emails safe. And with good reason: Office 365 has multiple layers of security in place, which Microsoft monitors 24 hours a day. So Bryce can enjoy the freedom and flexibility to access and use his business information everywhere he goes–without sacrificing the peace of mind that comes with knowing his data is secure and safe.
Let Hogan Consulting Group show you how Office 365 protects your most precious asset–your business data.

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Save money and time with Microsoft Office 365

Forrester study concludes that Microsoft Office 365 helps businesses save time and money. Over three years, organizations with 150 to 2,000 users reduced implementation efforts by 45%, avoided nearly $600K in back-end hardware and licensing costs, and saved an hour each day.

Hogan Consulting Group can help your business, too, with #Office365. Contact us to find out how.

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Cloud identity and asset management

Scaling your applications could be costing you more than you think. At Hogan Consulting Group, we know how to help you enhance your business so that you can take advantage of huge cost savings.

By moving to the cloud, you can create highly scalable applications in Azure. Applications can shrink and stretch to accommodate changes in usage, removing the need for expensive on-premises hardware saving your organization money and time.

The shift to the cloud can help your organization in numerous ways. We want to help you transition to the cloud. Check out this infographic on cloud identity and asset management and contact us to discuss how we can help.

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6 Tips For Tech Executives’ Success In Today’s World Of Technology

At Hogan Consulting Group, we know that cloud computing is transforming the way organizations buy, sell, and use technology, and we feel it’s important that our customers have the same opportunity to transform themselves.

The great shift to cloud computing has largely excluded most businesses with traditional on-premises hardware and software that might not have the resources to make such a drastic move. To solve this problem, Microsoft has created hybrid cloud services that allow businesses to shift as much or as little of their computing needs as they want to the cloud.

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Three keys to effective collaboration

The boundaries of business meetings and conferencing have expanded, and in the “Work-Anywhere” Age, businesses must not only evolve to support continuous employee engagement and interaction, but they must also choose collaboration solutions that are effective and encourage employee adoption.

#Office365 simplifies end-user adoption and can help make business collaboration easier. Contact us to find out how.

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Microsoft Power BI Premium White Paper

As our customers’ needs evolve from small teams into large enterprises, the need for new capabilities continues to evolve with them. Enterprises that adopt Power BI demand larger scale, increased performance, complete governance and control, and the ability to deploy reports and dashboards to a very large number of employees in a cost-effective way. Power BI Premium is designed from the ground up to address the challenges of large enterprise deployments and demanding workloads. This white paper reviews the basics of Power BI Premium, its vision, its capabilities, its road map, and its various usage scenarios.

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How to grant and restrict access to data

Is your customers’ data working hard enough? It’s full of valuable insights, if you know how to unlock them. That’s where #Office365 comes in. It features Power BI, a suite of business-analytics tools that deliver insights throughout your customers’ organizations. Using Power BI, they can connect to hundreds of data sources, simplify data prep, and drive ad hoc analysis. Power BI even sends them alerts when data changes and lets users drill down for more details. Give your customers a winning edge by helping them squeeze more meaning out of their data.

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