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Why Your Business Might Still Be Better Off Using Microsoft Products in 2014

Microsoft Products in 2014

In the past two years I have focused a lot on Startups Consulting, Strategy planning, Implementation: everything from A to Z, from bottom to top. And one of the things I noticed among young newborn companies is this lack of trust in using Microsoft products. Yes, as a startup you might be tempted to use all the free products and tools out there, there’s no argue about that. Still, I want to ask you how far are you willing to invest in your company in order to make it successful? How far are you willing to go, to what extremes? ... Read More »

9 Social Features of Microsoft SharePoint 2013: Collaborative Computing Goes Social

Social Features of Microsoft SharePoint 2013

SharePoint, one of the most popular web application platforms by Microsoft, has never been considered as a top of the line social computing platform. But with SharePoint 2013,  it all is going to change.  According to Bill Baer, SharePoint senior marketing manager, SharePoint 2013 “represents our commitment to social computing. … familiar social experiences to everything you do in SharePoint.“ SharePoint 2013 doesn’t have an official release date yet, but it’s available in the preview version of Office 365 Enterprise. SharePoint’s new features are strong influenced by the top social networks including – microblogging component, likes, hash tags, app mentions, ... Read More »

From BIOS to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface)

ASUS Motherboard

The release of Window 8 brought a lot of new features, one of which is UEFI interface. It replaces traditional BIOS in all devices that run on the new Microsoft operating system. Surely, new feature has its advantages and disadvantages. A stampede to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) has begun after Microsoft required using it on all new devices that have Windows 8 installed. To be precise, they require UEFI with Secure Boot function. First of all, it should be mentioned that only Windows 8 will run smoothly on these machines: you won’t be able to install neither Windows XP ... Read More »

7 Stellar Sharepoint Apps For Business Users

Sharepoint Apps For Business Users

Love them or hate them, Microsoft have been cranking out popular software products since before the days of big hair and shoulder pads in the eighties. Apart from their popular Windows operating systems, another of their products Sharepoint, has attracted quite the following in the business world ever since it was first launched in 2001. Sharepoint allows people in businesses to share ideas and communicate during the completion of important tasks and projects like never before. Sharepoint helps clients to upload, store, share, and customize business documents, presentations, and other important information. Business users can benefit specifically from seven apps ... Read More »

Installing Windows 8 Onto Your Windows 7 PC

Installing Windows 8

Making the decision about Windows 8 is something that lots of businesses are going to have to be doing in the coming few months. On the one hand, businesses and individuals who want to stay on top of technology and at the cutting edge are of course going to want to abandon Windows 7 in favor of the newer option and there are quite a number of impressive features that make it worth going for. But at the same time, there are also some glitches being reported with Windows 8, some limitations and some criticisms and at first glance it ... Read More »