Windows 11 Gets New Taskbar Overflow Option

Are you the type of person who is in the habit of keeping all their apps open?  If so, you’re going to love a recent addition to Windows 11. In a bid to make finding your open apps easier, once you’ve run out of room on the Windows Taskbar, they’ve introduced a new “taskbar overflow” feature.  It’s a three-dot menu …

Zoom Outage Reported

Recently Zoom, a popular, cloud-based communications platform used for online meetings and video conferencing, experienced an outage that impacted tens of thousands of users worldwide. The issue began shortly after 8:00 am PDT on Thursday, September 15, 2022, when users reported that they could not log in or join meetings. At 8:17 PDT, the company posted the following message on …

How To Easily Create An Efficient Workspace

The more efficient you are, the more effective you are.  That’s true whether you’re working from the office or from home. Fortunately, most office environments lend themselves to being efficient, so there’s probably not much you need to do on that front. So, the tips below are aimed mostly at those who are working from home. Having said that, if …

Conflict Resolution In The Workplace

Conflict in the workplace is sadly inevitable.  Put a group of people in a room together for eight hours or longer every day, week after week. No matter how well they get along, sooner or later, it’s going to happen. Since it can’t be completely avoided, the next best thing is to have a plan for when it occurs. That’s …

Conduct More Effective Meetings With These Simple Tips

Do the meetings you hold tend run off the rails? Do you find that they frequently run far longer than you intended and that very little actually comes out of them? If those things are true and if you’re looking for ways to improve the structure of your meetings, here are some quick tips that will help make them more …

Organizing May Become Easier With New Google App

Just in time for tax season, Google has released a new app called Stack for Android devices. Stack is functionally similar to a Microsoft app called Lens, which was originally released for use with Windows phones, but has since found a home on the Play Store. The purpose of the app is to help get (and keep) users organized. You …

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Seamless Collaboration With Sharepoint

Whether working from home or in the office, collaborating with your team on a project can be challenging when a presentation or important document is emailed amongst team members for review and updates. This creates multiple versions of the same critical file and can result in confusion over which document is the most up-to-date and complete. SharePoint eliminates this workflow …

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Staying Cyber Safe On Zoom

One of our top priorities is keeping you online, whether working from a traditional office, your new home office or anywhere in between. While Microsoft offers a plethora of remote collaboration tools, we recognize Zoom is an extremely popular alternative for online meetings and educational institutions. So, we wanted to take a few minutes to make sure you are using …

Google Fixed The White Screen Issue On Chrome

Google recently found itself in hot water with corporate IT administrators for rolling out a feature designed to help prolong battery life. The new feature accomplished its mission, but it had an unintended consequence that left Enterprise IT personnel furious. The feature is called “WebContent Occlusion,” and the idea is simple. If a user has multiple browser tabs open, only …

G-Suite Users Can View Employee Productivity With Work Insights

Google has recently made some changes and improvements to its G-Suite. It introduces new tools designed to allow managers and admins greater visibility into how the people in their organizations use the G-Suite. Currently, the “Work Insight” tool is available in beta and displays information on how G-Suite is deployed at the team level. While this will be a boon …