Microsoft Intune Is Helping to Enable Unified Endpoint Management

Posted by aeadmin on Nov 14, 2018 9:24:43 AM


The rise of mobility is pretty easy to explain. Employees demanded a more flexible work environment. Employers realized this flexibility would allow employees to be more productive. Then employees demanded to be able to use their personal devices for work stuff. Although this scenario is hardly new, organizations are still struggling to manage the onslaught of desktop and mobile endpoint devices, both company-owned and employee-owned. Unified endpoint management (UEM) has emerged to address these challenges.

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Tags: Microsoft, UserVoice, Intune

Why You Should Be Looking for a CRM with Artificial Intelligence

Posted by aeadmin on Nov 7, 2018 1:27:30 PM


In this age of mistrust, skepticism and general lack of loyalty, organizations are under intense pressure to not only generate new business but also manage and strengthen relationships with existing customers. This isn’t just the responsibility of account managers and salespeople. Every person who interacts with a customer plays a role in this critical business function.

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Tags: Microsoft, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Microsoft Dynamics, CRM, Customer Relationship Management

Microsoft Graph: Smarter Apps, Greater Efficiency Part 2

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 31, 2018 11:20:49 AM


In our last post, we began our deep dive into Microsoft Graph, a powerful API that enables developers to tap the power of Microsoft 365 applications to automate IT operational tasks and enhance security. Microsoft Graph also enhances collaboration and drives user productivity by connecting to data in email, calendars, documents and other sources across multiple devices.

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Tags: Microsoft, Office 365, Search, Microsoft Graph, GitHub, API

Microsoft Graph: Smarter Apps, Greater Efficiency Part 1

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 23, 2018 4:03:59 PM


In a previous post, we discussed how productivity is lost when employees waste time searching for information. Unstructured data in particular is difficult to manage, organize and search. Gartner recently identified a new search product category called “insight engines,” which use multiple artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to handle more complex search queries and deliver structured and unstructured data more effectively.

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Tags: Microsoft, Office 365, Search, Microsoft Graph, GitHub, API

Next-Gen Search Capabilities Help You Find What You’re Looking For

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 16, 2018 1:30:38 PM


How much time does the average worker spend hunting for a lost document, or seeking out the last bit of data needed to complete a report? 

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Tags: Microsoft, Office 365, Search, microsoft ignite

Meet a More Modern, User-Friendly and Feature-Rich SharePoint Server

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 10, 2018 10:00:00 AM


In a previous post, we offered a preview of Microsoft Office 2019 products, including Exchange Server 2019, SharePoint Server 2019, Skype for Business Server 2019 and Project Server 2019. The recurring themes in the initial product descriptions from Microsoft revolved around user experience, simplification, performance and collaboration, all of which contribute to more modern, user-friendly products.

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Tags: Microsoft, Office 365, SharePoint

Using AI to Boost the Value of Threat Intelligence

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM


A recent SANS Institute report offered good news and bad news about threat intelligence. The good news is that threat intelligence is widely used, and many organizations believe it has enhanced their ability to detect and respond to threats quickly and accurately.

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Tags: IoT, Microsoft, Office 365, microsoft ignite

How Azure Enables Computing and AI at the IoT Edge

Posted by aeadmin on Sep 5, 2018 11:53:39 AM


The ability to collect and analyze data from manufacturing equipment, buildings, vehicles and various other corporate assets can deliver tremendous business value. Sensors can provide data on temperature, pressure, fuel levels and more, and send alerts if equipment malfunctions or is in need of routine maintenance. Fleet managers can track the location and speed of tractor-trailers, monitor driver behavior, and modify routes based upon real-time conditions. 

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Tags: microsoft azure, IoT

How Location-Based Services Can Be a Strategic Business Tool

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 28, 2018 3:34:11 PM


One of the most valuable features of a mobile device is the ability to pinpoint its geographic location. Many of the most widely used mobile applications, from Google to Facebook, use real-time location data to help users find something or provide them with relevant information. 

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Tags: geotagging, microsoft azure, IoT

Microsoft’s Defense-in-Depth Approach to Email Security

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 16, 2018 9:39:32 AM


While the use of collaboration tools is on the rise, email remains a vital component of corporate communications. It’s also a primary vector for malware distribution and attacks on endpoint devices. Most of these attacks attempt to exploit users rather than defeat security controls. In the 2018 Survey on Endpoint Protection and Response by the SANS Institute, 53 percent of IT professionals said their organizations had fallen victim to social engineering and phishing attacks, while half said they’d been impacted by ransomware.

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Tags: security, cybersecurity

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