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Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

What’s the difference between an E3 and E5 Microsoft 365 license?

September 28, 2020
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Choosing a Microsoft 365 license is a critical step before migrating to the cloud. With multiple options for small, medium and enterprise businesses, navigating the differences can get overwhelming.

 

On the surface, it’s a question of features, and for many organizations that's extremely important. Providing your users with the right tools is critical and making the right choice requires asking how your organization is structured, what were your reasons for migrating in the first place … and what’s really been holding you back.

With these questions in mind, it’s far easier to make the right choice, and when you ask what the difference is between an E3 and an E5 Microsoft 365 license, you’ll come upon a more meaningful answer than simply a list of bells and whistles. To help you wade through the differences, we’ve created a comparison to help you make the correct choice for your organization.

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Are you a Meeting Master?

August 25, 2020
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‘Oh, yippee, another meeting. Woot-woot,’ said no one. Typically, the words boring, too long, unnecessary are what come to mind when you mention a meeting. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

I mean, we live in a modern world, so why not have a modern approach to your meetings. Here are 5 common mistakes and some ideas that just might make you a meeting master.

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Modern Desktop | What exactly is it? Part II

July 29, 2020
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Two years ago, we wrote about The Modern Desktop. Since then, the buzz around the modern workplace has gained momentum. But why are people still talking about it and why does it continue to be such a hot topic.

At its core, the modern workplace is about a change in culture, developing strategies in which to better leverage the latest, greatest technologies in alignment with business processes, and with the input from your people.

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SOS | Is your resume in need of an overhaul?

July 9, 2020
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Looking for a new job? Time for a career change? Wellthen it might also be time for a resume update. More specifically, a resume overhaul to get you noticed and land that elusive job.    

But how do you get your resume to stand out from the crowd, or in today's world, get it to leap to the top of a massive resume database

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Drive Teams Adoption and Move Towards a New Modern Workplace with Teams Boost

June 9, 2020
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With all the buzz around a new modern workplace, we thought it was important to talk about how you can get the most out of a productivity tool like Teams.  

We know you are likely at some point in your Teams journey. Maybe you’ve already deployed and are looking to maximize your use. Or … maybe you’ve been told that Teams will make you more productive, but don’t know how. Or … maybe you want to be a super star collaborator but have no idea how to make that happen.    

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SharePoint: The Importance of a Tidy House 

June 2, 2020
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As we talked about in our last blog, there are some guidelines and best practices for when to use SharePoint vs OneDrive vs Teams, but when it comes down to it, SharePoint is the engine behind all three. So, does it really matter where you put your documents? 

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What’s the Difference Between OneDrive, SharePoint & Microsoft Teams?

May 26, 2020
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As a leader, it’s important to put the right tools in your team’s hands so they can communicate and collaborate effectively. However, its easy to get confused with so many options on the market.

For instance, when and where would you use OneDrive for Business, SharePoint and/or Teams?

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Understanding the Why? Guidance for following Teams best practices.

April 23, 2020
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Many service providers will tell you they can help you get Teams turned on (so can we), and many service providers will tell you they can support training on how to use Teams (so can we). However, many service providers will not tell you “Why using Teams” is better than alternative solutions (we can).

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Managing Files in Microsoft Teams

April 20, 2020
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Do you have a plan in place for managing your files in Microsoft Teams?

File management can be tricky if you don’t have a plan. To help, we’ve put together some tips on how you can keep your files under control.  

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Which Collaboration Platform is Best for Your Business?

April 13, 2020
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Does the prospect of choosing a collaboration platform seem overwhelming to you? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people wonder, with so many options on the market, where do you start?

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