Today I was reminded that I’m never too far from the help I need to be more efficient or move faster in Microsoft Teams via Commands and keyboard shortcuts.

Commands

Commands are easily accessed via just typing “/” in the search bar atop Teams, which will display a list of all…

I recently delivered a very detailed release note about a cool new piece of an intranet to a senior HR leader at a client. …

A genuinely well-executed prospecting email

I received the above e-mail after inquiring about a property on Realtor.com. Although the challenges of buying real estate right now are well-documented, there are still transactions happening, and I was struck by how, in a succinct note, the agent was able to:

· provide information about the listing

·…

At the end of a trying year I am taking a moment to make sense of 2020, express gratitude for some unexpected silver linings, and express my hope for a better 2021. …

This article was originally posted on August 01, 2006.

As I spent time with an up-and-coming Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS, now known as ) partner today who clearly understood the maturation/commoditization of the MBS opportunity, the following occurred to me:

— MBS partners who are going to win are going…

This article was originally posted on August 16, 2006.

An interesting article by Michael Vizard in the current issue of Baseline magazine warns of an impending data management crisis as the lines blur between what used to be discrete line-of-business applications (ERP, CRM, services automation, other backoffice). …

This article was originally posted on September 21, 2006.

I attended a terrific presentation/panel discussion today sponsored by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council. The topic was “Web 2.0 — How Will It Impact Your Business?” and speakers included software executives (including Dan Bricklin, widely known as the inventor of VisiCalc…

This article was originally posted on September 26, 2006.

On the question of the single best measure for how the economy is doing: Dr. Greenspan said that per-capita GDP (Gross Domestic Product) is the single best measure, although it does a poor job of measuring “welfare” or a “happiness index.”…

This article was originally posted on October 11, 2006.

Office 2007 has brought us…drum roll please…: WYSBYGI (pronounced “wizbiggy”). Not only is it even more fun to say than WYSIWYG (I know you’re trying it right now), but it represents one of the coolest things about Office 2007. It means…

This article was originally posted on October 26, 2006.

It provides users with a systematic tool for “scrubbing” a document file of hidden data, metadata, personal information, etc., as well as other options. The Document Inspector looks like this:

Mike Gilronan

Project management, financial management, and knowledge management. Microsoft 365 aficionado, proud Sympraxian. Opinions and Philly attytood are my own.

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