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Prepare your business for Office 365

If you’re planning to move to Office 365, here are some things to consider that’ll help you prepare your business for life in the cloud. Read more

8 great tips for those that need to access work while out of the office

If you have Office 365, you’re able to access your emails, calendar and documents from any device as long as you have an internet connection. So, if you travel far or stay close to home over holidays, you can use a laptop, desktop, tablet or phone to access your work files and information. Read more

Managing Meetings using OneNote

Ahh…glorious OneNote. The more I use it the more I love it.

For some reason OneNote still seems to be a well-kept secret, but it shouldn’t be, as it’s a brilliant tool for research, planning and collaborating with colleagues and partners.

Within our business we manage meetings using OneNote and it’s fantastic. In this post I’m going to share how OneNote’s awesome digital note-taking features with Outlook integration promote super-efficiency around managing meetings. Read more

Word – How can I see customised Style Headings in the Navigation pane?

I love the Headings feature on the Navigation pane in Word 2010 and 2013.  However I did find it a little frustrating when I first used it as the only Headings showing in the pane were the headings that were formatted with Word’s standard styles – Heading1, Heading2, Heading3, etc. Read more

Upgrading to Office 2013 – Why are the Ribbon commands hidden?

If you have recently upgraded to Office 2013 you will have noticed that the Ribbon is collapsed by default, and only the Ribbon tabs are visible. As a result one of the first questions I get asked when doing upgrade training is “why are the Ribbon commands hidden and how do I get them back”? Read more

Upgrading – customising the Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon

Let’s face it, upgrading to a newer version of  MS Office offers so many fabulous features that we really shouldn’t grizzle. However I’m sure you will agree with me that one of the most frustrating things about upgrading to is trying to locate the command buttons you use most often. And just when you think you their new location sorted you lose them again! Read more

Outlook – applying colour to messages as they arrive into your Inbox

Previous versions of Outlook offered the ability to organise your messages by colour. You could quickly turn on Rules that would distinguish messages from an individual Sender or on a certain Subject and then change the colour and format of the message as it arrived into your Inbox. Therefore making it very quick and easy to identify key messages. Read more