Articles tagged with: Office 365

Create and Distribute Email Newsletters with Microsoft Publisher

I stumbled across a feature of Microsoft Publisher the other day I was not aware of. Publisher is capable of not only creating an email newsletter ( e-newsletter), but it will also send out the newsletter in the body text of your email. There are a few tips that you will need to be aware [ Read More ]

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Microsoft Teams Activity and Notifications

This document provides information about activity and notifications in Teams.  For more information, see https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Keeping-track-of-conversations-afe6d0e5-34f3-4469-b7bd-905aab4042a3  Getting Someone’s Attention  To get someone’s attention in a channel conversation or a chat, @mention them. Just type @ before their name and then select them from the menu that appears.  Note: You can also mention someone simply by typing [ Read More ]

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Microsoft Teams

Overview Microsoft Teams is a cloud-based communications platform and part of the Office 365 suite. Teams provides a project group with many tools: a conversation and chat space, video meetings, and file storage. As part of Oklahoma State’s Microsoft license, Teams is free to use as an employee of OSU. Features MS (Microsoft) Teams offers [ Read More ]

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Update Coming to Microsoft Office

There is a new update coming soon to Microsoft office that will include some very noticeable changes. If you are not expecting these changes they can be very jarring. Thankfully, these updates do not change the core functionality of Microsoft Office just some of the visuals of the programs. The following are several of the [ Read More ]

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Adding Forms To Your Website Using Plone Forms and Office 365 Forms

Forms allow your website visitors to submit request for more information, provide feedback or register for an event. Web forms may be simple, for example to allow your visitor to contact you and provide information about a relevant topic or ask a question about an important subject. Web forms may be have a number of [ Read More ]

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Phishing emails on the rise

Over the past few months, we have seen an increase in the number of phishing emails being sent out. Unfortunately, this is a trend that will continue. While the email administrators are working hard to filter out these emails, it is virtually impossible to block all of them from being delivered. Because of this, it [ Read More ]

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Microsoft Office 365: Online Archive and importing items from local archive

Office 365 Online Archive It is hard to believe that it has been 2 years since our email system changed to Microsoft Office 365. While we have seen our fair share of problems with Office 365, the benefits have completely outweighed any of the issues we ran across. Moving from 500 Megabytes (MB) of storage [ Read More ]

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Microsoft OneDrive: online storage and sharing files

Microsoft OneDrive is a great product for online storage and sharing files with your coworkers. If you have not heard of OneDrive, it is very similar to Dropbox or Google Drive. While each of those storage solutions offer a small amount of free storage, as employees of Oklahoma State University, we have one Terabyte of [ Read More ]

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Can OneDrive be used as a Backup Tool?

Can OneDrive be used as a Backup Tool? Sometimes I feel like a broken record talking about backups! But it is so vitally important to safeguard your  data, I feel it is necessary to mention it as often as possible. We talk about using tools like CrashPlan and external hard drives, but with budgets the [ Read More ]

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Making adjustments to work on the go

Over the past several months, I was included in several discussions about making computers more mobile friendly. Needing to work from multiple offices, working from home, or just wanting to access their files all of the time are a few reasons for needing to make some adjustments. These changes can be accomplished fairly easily. There [ Read More ]

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