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#NoMoreMeetings

Have you ever been in a meeting and have said to yourself, "Why am I here?" or "This is taking longer than expected." or "I could be doing anything else."   What about after the meetings are over? Do you have trouble finding the...

4 Ways To Be More Productive

Here are two not so shocking statistics when looking at productivity It takes 25 minutes to return to an original task after being interrupted There is a 40% decrease in productivity when multitasking. Pop-ups, emails, phone calls,...

Cloud Migration Roadmap - Six Steps to Get to the Cloud

We understand that creating a cloud migration roadmap isn't as clear as it should be. After all, the cloud is not a "cloud" at all, it is just somebody else's computer. Many of our customers, specifically their IT departments, are being...

State of Emergency

The City of New Orleans declared a state of emergency on Friday, December 13th due to a cybersecurity attack. Information is scarce, although Mayor Cantrell confirmed that the attack was a ransomware attack during a press conference.   On...

Crayon receives AWS Well-Architected Partner Status

Crayon announced today it has earned a specialized Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner status for its deep technical proficiency and proven customer success.  “The achievement empowers Crayon to provide a more effective engagement and...

What's New in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Ignite is an annual conference for developers and IT professionals hosted by Microsoft. This year, attendees can expect 1000+ sessions with over 200+ hands-on experiences over four days. We've detailed some exciting new features...

Microsoft's Productivity Cloud

We recently saw that Microsoft announced many new features for Microsoft Teams at Ignite 2019. If you have heard Microsoft speak about their flagship product, Microsoft Teams, you may have heard it referred to as the "Hub for Teamwork,"...

Forget Your Password

At Microsoft Ignite 2019, we heard from Microsoft CISO, Brett Arsenault, who said: "You shouldn't know your password." This may come as a surprise because, as we all know, it’s our password that gives us access to our accounts,...

How to Significantly Improve the Security of Your IT Estate

Recently, I was sitting at home reading and abruptly, my power went out. There weren’t any weather issues and this had not happened before.  The next thing that came to my mind was: It’s Ransomware!  Thirty seconds later, my power...

Why Effective Collaboration Tools Are Vital for the Modern...

Providing a modern workplace with effective collaboration tools will facilitate and accelerate the processes taking place within your work environment. Whereas a business that neglects to provide such tools or in fact the right tools, will...