Kirt McReynolds

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Are You Ready to Put Your Passwords to the Test?

Posted by Kirt McReynolds on October 29, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Using a password manager is a must in today’s world where we have so many passwords, credit cards and online accounts at risk of getting hacked.  It’s also becoming no longer acceptable to only use a password manager.  A password manager should help us be proactive about our passwords and let us know if we have an account at a company (website) that has been breached.  What if the password that you used at this compromised site was also used at other sites?  How do you know or remember that?

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Getting the Full Potential from Your Smartphone

Posted by Kirt McReynolds on October 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM

As the number of mobile phone users in the world is expected to pass the five billion mark by 2019, manufacturers are continually looking for ways to enhance smartphone usage. Even with larger devices, smartphones, and tablet computers for that matter, are often used for content consumption rather than content creation. I suspect that many of us struggle with accurately creating long or detailed documents or emails on our smartphones. The concept of “docking” your smartphone like you would a laptop computer has been around for some time. As more mobility features have been introduced into computing over the last few years the options are better than ever to turn your smartphone into a true desktop PC experience.

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Office 365 Planner

Posted by Kirt McReynolds on October 4, 2016 at 3:33 PM

Office 365 Planner Office 365 Planner is another new experience Microsoft has added to its growing Office 365 lineup. Similar in some ways to Office 365 Groups, Office 365 Planner provides a way to organize teamwork. Planner makes it easy for teams to create new plans, assign tasks, chat and share files. Planner has a variety of uses for your teams, i.e. Sales Pipeline, Website Redesign, etc.

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How to Create Office 365 Groups

Posted by Kirt McReynolds on July 12, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Most of the tasks that all of us face involve interactions with others to complete them. Whether we are at work or school we need to share information and collaborate with others. Working together can be difficult when different applications are used for email, instant messaging, scheduling, storing documents, etc. Office 365 groups brings these collaboration tools together so that you can easily connect with coworkers, information and applications that you need to accomplish the task at hand.

What is an Office 365 group?

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What the Delve?

Posted by Kirt McReynolds on February 24, 2016 at 11:48 AM

When Microsoft launched Office 365 they had a vision of helping people get more done, have greater flexibility in how they work and collaborate more effectively.

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Sharing Information through OneDrive and Dropbox

Posted by Kirt McReynolds on October 29, 2015 at 3:29 PM

OneDrive and Dropbox are file hosting services, commonly referred to as cloud storage solutions, which allow users to save all of their documents and photos. These services have become great productivity tools, mostly due to their ever increasing accessibility options. Users of the services can access information with their phones, watches, tablets and computers. Each service offers options for consumers and businesses. As these services have grown in popularity so has the need to share information. Fortunately, each service is continually working to make this easier for users.

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