Tag: SMB

Get 1 Terabyte of Data Storage with Office 365

Each #Office365 license comes with one terabyte of secure data storage. Hogan Consulting Group has some cool factoids on just how much data that is!
For example, you could use that one terabyte of space to store 17,000 hours of music. Or 40 days’ worth of video. Or 310,000 photos, or 500 hours of movies! Office 365 gives small businesses like the one featured in this short video A LOT of storage space!
It’s not just the amount of data storage that matters, but also its safety. With Office 365, small businesses don’t need to worry about losing precious time, or information, because everything that you need most is backed up and secure. Contact Hogan Consulting Group to learn more.

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Broadclyst School–Communicating with Skype

Real-time communication can boost productivity, broaden perspectives, and build stronger partnerships. Hogan Consulting Group knows that, with the right tools, teams can share their work and ideas to benefit group projects and develop stronger working relationships.

The Broadclyst School uses #Office365 with Skype for Business to facilitate communication and collaboration among student teams around the world –supporting pupil engagement and enhancing their curriculum. Skype also encourages parent partnerships with the school by enabling parents to attend and participate virtually in school meetings when they can’t be there in person.

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Simple, powerful analysis with Office 365

Microsoft Forms is a simple, user-friendly tool that lets you collect customer feedback, measure employee satisfaction, and organize group events. You can create a survey in minutes, and respondents can fill out their responses on any browser without the need to download and install a separate app. Open lines of communication within your business.

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Today’s Innovative Businesses: Focusing on What Matters Most – Infographic

The ability to automate business processes with Office 365 frees you from spending time doing mundane and recurring tasks. Microsoft Forms lets you collect data faster than before, and Microsoft Flow lets you create automated processes to make use of it. With intelligence and productivity at its core, Office 365 gives you the insights and assistance to do your best work.

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Can you automate your business without losing that personal touch?

More businesses are looking to integrate automation into their operations. While it can help streamline your company and increase its effectiveness in performing many functions, it’s important to maintain the fine balance between customer relationship and efficiency. Personal engagement with your customers is how you establish rapport, loyalty, and get your customers to return. Changing that dynamic can confuse and detract from the relationship unless you are able to balance automation and integrate it in a way that enhances the overall customer experience.

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Use Business Process Automation to Increase Productivity

Satisfying all stakeholders in an organization is no easy task. But Hogan Consulting Group knows getting everyone on the same page can produce superior results.

With Office 365 Flow, automated workflows facilitate dissemination of data, synchronization of files, and the processing and granting of requests. This allows for standardized response times and aids in decision making. With Forms, collaboration is enhanced by the ability to analyze responses to surveys or polls instantly, allowing for real-time input from remote individuals.

Hogan Consulting Group can help you put your people on the same page too. Contact us to find out how.

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Keep Software Costs Down with Office 365

Hogan Consulting Group understands how important it is for small businesses to keep IT costs down. In fact, forty-one percent of small businesses say that lack of budget is their biggest barrier to adopting new technology. We think #Office365, with its low monthly subscription cost, can help. One license of this powerful business productivity suite is good for use on up to FIVE devices for a single user!

Professional services company Turbine Test Service has four Office 365 subscriptions that empower them to work flexibly, which they need because two of their co-workers work remotely.

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Ten predictions for the Internet of Things in 2018

At Hogan Consulting Group we know that IoT technology is advancing at a rapid pace fueled by cloud technology and consumer demand. Already, consumers expect more from their devices than ever before. Companies are speeding to keep up with constantly changing technologies as they race to meet consumers’ wants. With a European decision on the commercialization of IoT data looming, international politics will play a part in the outcome of that race. As IoT expands in almost every direction, where is it really headed? Forrester Research has an idea… or 10 about how the year in IoT is going to play out. Read the article and find out more.

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Microsoft focuses on the hybrid cloud, acquires Avere Systems in January 2018

“Hybrid is essential in a world of AI and IoT as we move toward the Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge working together. A distributed hybrid cloud enables a future-proof, long-term approach–which is exactly why we see it playing a central role in cloud strategies for the foreseeable future.”

#Azure is always taking strides to improve your set of capabilities. The acquisition of the high-performance storage vendor Avere Systems will help bring your customer a growing set of tools helping large enterprises deploy not only storage, but analytical resources across multiple datacenters, remote offices, public clouds, and private clouds.

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Skype for Business Capabilities Guide

Skype for Business is revolutionizing the way our customers do business. Employees have access to all the data, apps, and colleagues they need to collaborate from anywhere using Skype for Business. Record meetings, share personal screens, and annotate PowerPoint files for real-time collaboration with up to 250 people. Use whiteboard, polls, Q&A, and built-in IM during business meetings to be more productive. Skype for Business is a powerful collaboration tool for real-time input.

To help customers accelerate collaboration, access this capabilities guide so you can assess how Skype for Business could benefit your organization.

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Online privacy
Managed Services

How to Protect Yourself Online

The Internet has become a must-have in every household. However, the Internet presents its fair share of challenges especially when it comes to cyber-attacks. Hackers

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Alert your antivirus may be letting you down

The best way to avoid a computer virus is by using common sense, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be safe from attack. Even the most careful user can find themselves infected in an instant and spreading the virus faster than a sneeze in flu season

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Antivirus
Managed Services

Alert – Your antivirus may be letting you down

The best way to avoid a computer virus is by using common sense, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be safe from attack. Even the most careful user can find themselves infected in an instant and spreading the virus faster than a sneeze in flu season

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fake emails
Managed Services

Will fake emails cost your business thousands?

Business is booming for hackers, with thousands of attacks each day bringing in an average of $640 per target. Perhaps even more alarmingly, the financial cost of each individual attack is on the rise – the more ransomware proves to be an easy earner for them, the more they demand each time.

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