Category Archives: Office 365

Welcome to another episode of Ask the Security Expert!

We have more questions for Joe about the security concerns of working from home.  To start with, how many AME employees are working from home, and what types of adjustments have you made from a technical/cybersecurity perspective?   We have almost 200 AME employees working from home.  Sixteen offices have a staff person present to receive shipments.  AME was well-positioned with laptops and secure connectivity to all of our applications (including our phone system) we need to provide 90% of our services remotely.  Our staff is fortunate to have home

Having that Difficult Conversation with your Family

The reality of working from home goes beyond business collaboration adjustments and the technical and workspace setup. The people who share your workspace also need to adjust to your new working arrangement. Suddenly working from home can inadvertently cause friction, aggravation, and even embarrassment during the workday. The best way to manage these situations is to get ahead of them and have an open, two-way conversation about needs and expectations. This is a sample conversation that can be adapted for your specific situation. While it might not directly apply to

How to Engage your Unmotivated Users

As far as software is concerned, it’s safe to say that change is the new normal. Unfortunately, if there’s one thing people are bad at, it’s—you guessed it—change. You can have the best technology in the world, but if your users aren’t willing to change along with it, your investment may end up sitting on the shelf.   THE UNMOTIVATED MAJORITY 80% of users are skeptical of new software and reluctant to change. Successfully rolling out software is one thing, but getting users to adopt their productivity tools percentage embracing

SKYPE for Business is Going Away

Are you Ready? 5 Things You Will Love About Moving to Microsoft Teams Email will always be important, but when it comes to modern collaboration between teams, there’s a better way! Microsoft Teams is a chat-based collaboration hub that’s built on the principles and best practices of the modern workplace. Here are five ways Microsoft Teams will help you and your teamwork smarter together. LESS BACK AND FORTH Teams is a workspace that saves you from the scatterbrained norm. The average user works (or tries to work) with 10 desktop

Now is the Time for Success with a Remote Workforce

We offer a personalized approach to learning.  Each user creates a profile to identify their experience with Microsoft applications and their job characteristics, such as travel, work locations, involvement in management, activities, and type of devices used.   An individualized Skill Path makes it easy to access and complete training relevant to the user. Assigned courses with due dates and feedback on progress helps the user navigate their learning. Quick Long courses are difficult to add to your day and hard to take in.  Course videos are “bite-sized” and QuickStart

THE CURRENT STATE OF CHANGE

How people adapt to changing technology will define the future of their careers, their organizations, and the world. Embracing change is a no-brainer, but the workforce continues to fall behind. Here’s how to make change work with you, not against you. Love it or hate it, technology is everywhere. Technology powers us through our workdays, connects us to the world, entertains us in our off-hours, and helps us create additional technologies faster than ever before. We don’t just depend on technology; we live and die by it. But our relationship

Webinar: The Remote Worker

Our partner, Brainstorm, has put together a two-part series to help you and your staff be successful working from home using Microsoft Office 365. Working from home doesn’t have to mean business slows. Join us to learn the right tools and strategies so you can still be productive and collaborative outside of the office, using  Microsoft Teams and other O365 tools you already have.   If your staff needs online training on how to effectively use the Office 365 suite of apps for remote collaboration, learn more and request a

TAKE YOUR EMAIL SERIOUSLY

TAKE YOUR BUSINESS EMAIL SERIOUSLY

If you’re a business owner, you know how important perception and professionalism can be to your brand. With it, you can do business with anyone anywhere; however, without it, you’ll struggle to attract the customers you need. The AME Group understands the importance of professional-grade business email and has experience managing it. With an equal understanding of security and efficiency, The AME Group provides maximum business email benefits to its customers. Top-notch spam filtering helps minimize distractions and threats via your email. Heightened security eliminates lost time caused by unnecessary