Software

Posts on software to enhance productivity, create amazing things, and have a bit of fun along the way.

Westy’s Top 5: macOS Apps

Westy? Who’s Westy? Many years ago, I got the nickname “Westy” while working at a previous IT Service Provider (my...

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Using Microsoft’s MyAnalytics to achieve work/life balance

My mobile phone is my alarm clock; it’s the first thing I look at each morning. When I pick it...

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Microsoft Teams Adoption Soars while Slack… Slacks.

A new survey from market research firm ETR shows that Slack, the widely-used, collaboration tool is quickly losing ground to...

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Windows Server 2008 End of Life

On January 24th, 2020, Windows Server 2008 (and 2008 R2) will officially end its lifecycle and new security updates to...

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Windows 7 End of Life: Upgrade to Windows 10 Now

If you are still using Windows 7, there’s a good chance that you’ve started to receive prompts about upgrading to...

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Valiant’s Top 5 Microsoft OneNote Tips

OneNote is a versatile app with many features, and our team is finding new uses for it every day. At...

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Microsoft Teams: Time to make the switch?

Microsoft has released a free version of Teams, a chat-based workspace and calling service – and a major competitor to...

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Office 365 vs Google Apps for Work

Cats or dogs? Coke or Pepsi? Office 365 or Google Apps for Work? These are eternal questions that lead to...

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Backup Trends 2018: Workstation Backup

Are workstation backups necessary in 2018? In this day and age you would think it would be a simple, binary,...

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Teams vs Slack, Round 1!

INTRODUCTION Welcome to the first round of results from our internal Teams Vs Slack showdown. We’ve had our share of challenges, with some whining,...

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