Month: August 2018

Education: Digital Literacy and Access Are No Longer Optional

The debate about whether or not tech should be in schools has largely been put aside, technophobes and Waldorf School Curricula notwithstanding. In its place, education stakeholders must sort out the edtech baggage of privacy concerns, equity & accessibility, protecting children from harmful materials and misuse of technology, and how best to develop and implement effective education technology in...

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Lightning Fast Guide to Using Slide Master in PowerPoint 2016

Do you find yourself making a lot of formatting changes to your slideshows? Do you have to constantly rearrange the placeholders in each slide so things look the way you feel they should? Do the color options never seem to match what you need? Would you like to add a company logo or watermark? Then it’s time to look into PowerPoint’s Slide Master tool. Purpose of Slide Master Slide Master all...

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Is Office 365 Worth It?

A Look Inside a Company Who Has Successfully Made the Switch If you are self-employed or run a business, you more than likely use Microsoft Office in some or most of your day-to-day operations. If you haven’t made the switch to Microsoft Office 365, you have probably considered it or given it some thought. Maybe you’ve been so busy running your business that you’re not sure exactly what O...

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Is Human Error the Leading Cause of Data Breaches in the U.S.?

New Study Shows That the Global Cost of a Data Breach Is Up in 2018 The Ponemon Institute recently released its annual Cost of Data Breach Independent Study that was sponsored by IBM Security. This study included two new factors that impact data-breach costs: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the all-encompassing use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The analysis also factored in the cost of a ...

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Microsoft Office: Made for Achieving

Any organization that wants to achieve something that matters can't do it alone. In this video, Microsoft describes how it's reinventing productivity around people. Taking collaboration fueled by intelligence and the flexibility to work with anyone, anywhere to a whole new level. It's a premium connected experience grounded in trust, not a collection of products. That's the core Microsoft Office...

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Inside Office 365

No Internet connection? No problem! #Office365 lets you access and edit documents from anywhere, anytime--online or offline....

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Data Analytics Around the World with Azure

Microsoft has announced over 600 new features and services on Azure this year, meaning you have a constantly evolving and robust support system in place for your data analysis needs, whatever they may be. Whatever form your data takes, Azure is there to help you innovate faster. View: Data Analytics Around the World with Azure...

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Transforming the Global Retail Market with AI

In a world continuously demanding efficiency and speed, Rubikloud leverages the cloud, AI and machine learning to change how retailers approach mass promotional planning and maximization of customer lifetime value. This video shows how Microsoft Azure provides a scalable means for computations and helps Rubikloud change the way retailers grow their business in the context of the millions of fa...

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Simplified Pricing Process Now Takes Minutes Instead of Days

This customer testimonial describes how Azure HDInsight helps PROS -- a SaaS pricing technology provider to manufacturing, distribution, services and airline companies -- empower customers to turn complex calculations and high data volumes into accurate, competitive and profitable pricing strategies. View: Simplified Pricing Process Now Takes Minutes Instead of Days...

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Cochrane uses Azure for medical research

Cochrane is using Microsoft intelligence services to dramatically decrease the time it takes for systematic reviews in healthcare, improving decision making and helping patient health. Systematic reviews summarize all the latest research to inform decisions in healthcare. With Machine Learnings provided by Azure, Cochrane can reduce the amount of time researchers spend sifting through data, al...

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