Developing Your Office 365 Deployment Strategy

Don’t treat it as just an extension of your desktop applications. That’s a waste.

By John Higgins
CPA Crossings

Once you have made the decision to commit to deploying Office 365 in your organization, it is important that you develop a deployment strategy. This will determine whether you achieve success or failure.

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There are countless examples of organizations that treat Office 365 as simply an extension of the Microsoft Office desktop applications. They simply make Office 365 available to their staff without any advanced planning or training. A sure recipe for disaster.

My goal is to provide you with some insight into how to effectively plan for your Office 365 deployment to maximize the return on your investment and optimize the efficiency in your workflows. READ MORE →

OneNote: Getting the Most from Templates

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This video focuses on creating and using page templates in OneNote.

By John Higgins

This brief video will show you how to set up page templates in OneNote to provide consistency for related types of content.

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A prime example is to create a custom meeting agenda template for each of the specific types of standing meetings that you have. You can also use page templates to create forms that capture specific content in a consistent format. As an example, a client onboarding document. One important point to realize is that you must use the desktop version of OneNote to create page templates. You can use the template in any version of OneNote.

OneNote: The Hidden Treasure in Office 365

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By John Higgins

Many years have passed since I began my journey to go paperless, both personally and professionally.  It has been like getting into a fitness routine, the hardest part was getting started.

However, once I began to see the benefits of my efforts, the journey transitioned from a challenge to a very positive experience. Yet, there was always that last mile that was nagging me. What I mean is that it felt like I had ended up with my own personal silos of information. Email messages stayed in Outlook, letters and correspondence stayed in Word, spreadsheets stayed in Excel and so on.

There is so much you can do with OneNote. If want to learn about every nook and cranny feature, please join our webinar: OneNote – Mastering Organization of Your Notes & Correspondence

Then I discovered OneNote. I had actually seen the OneNote icon in my Office applications menu for a few years before I began to explore it. That is when everything changed for me. READ MORE →