Everywhere you look there’s yet another small to medium business (SMB) adopting Office 365. Microsoft provides every incentive to ease your company into its cloud-based office suite. Instructional videos, phone support, installation guide – your transition to Office 365 will be met with hand-holding all along the way.
But the environment you get isn’t necessarily foolproof. The large part of the cost and time of administration is tied up in common security measures: managing group admission, pruning users, creating security policies and ensuring users have access to network resources. Office 365 moves these tasks to the cloud, but doesn’t necessarily make them easier for users.
Apple’s iPhone and iPad have changed the mobile working landscape. Nowadays, we can do just about anything on our phones and tablets, from checking email to updating spreadsheets to taking video conference calls.
However, mobile technology still seems primitive when it comes to productivity. It’s often seen as clunky to multitask and manage files on iOS and other mobile platforms—especially when compared to desktop Windows or macOS machines.
But that doesn’t have to be the case. In fact, using an iOS device can actually be more intuitive than your laptop Mac or PC when performing some tasks on the go. You just need to know how to use them to their fullest.
In this article, you’ll learn more about how you can verify an email address without having to write to it with a test send or verification request. Sometimes there’s a situation where validating an address in your contacts list or customer records can be very beneficial.
If you use a cross-platform organization app like Evernote, you’re likely well aware that it can be just as much of a curse as it is a blessing.
Evernote gurus rave that their account is their digital brain, replacing the need to ever buy pen and paper again. But for those who haven’t refined their strategy, the system can get unruly and overwhelming. Some users simply give up before they reach the digital Promised Land.
Take a look at some tips to make sure you’re making the most of your Evernote account, without enduring any unnecessary hassles in the process.
Does your inbox control your day? An annual Adobe survey showed that the average white-collar office worker spends just over 4 hours per day on their work email. That equates to 20 hours per week, more than 1,000 per year, and an incredible 47,000 hours over the course of their career… that’s 5 years!
Are you caught up on our #ProductivityGiants series so far? If not, be sure to check out our interviews with Camille Ricketts, Head of Content at First Round Capital, Brad Feld, partner at Foundry Group, Nir Eyal, author of Hooked, Dharmesh Shah, CTO of Hubspot, Eric Paley, partner at Founder Collective, and James Clear, author and entrepreneur.
We’re so excited to feature Sheena Brady, the creative mind behind online tea shop Tease Tea on the #ProductivityGiants series this week!
An entrepreneur, tea sommelier, and Merchant Success Lead at Shopify, Sheena is a huge inspiration to all of us here at SaneBox. Here’s Sheena talking about how SaneBox helped Shopify save over 500+ hours per month: