Technology Troubleshooting 101

September 4, 2017

Thank science for the internet. Temporarily felt the pain of not being surrounded by a team of brilliant IT techs to jump to my aid and solve my technology challenges instantly… … after 10 minutes of clicking around with my blood pressure rising, and a half second of feeling that all is lost, I hit Read More

Finding the Right Project Management Tool When You’re Spoiled for Choice

August 9, 2017

I was involved in helping an itgroove client with choosing the best project management tool to help manage the growing list of projects in their portfolio. The Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society owns and operates a Victorian era bonanza castle, a popular attraction for tourists and locals alike. At the time, they were overwhelmed with Read More

How to Turn Off Clutter Email Notifications in Outlook

August 9, 2017

Do you want to get rid of the Clutter notification emails in your Outlook inbox? I sure do. The notifications about messages being separated into the Clutter folder was helpful at the beginning, as Clutter is designed to filter low-priority email, not complete junk. Clutter has been around for long enough that I have built a habit into Read More

Google Instant – Why It Mattered and Why It Doesn’t Anymore

July 27, 2017

My colleague posted this Gizmodo article in our Corporate Yammer Jibber Jabber group today: “RIP Google Instant Search, You Were Never Necessary” (Rhett Jones, 7/26/2017, Gizmodo). At first read through, I didn’t get it. So I opened Google in my browser and tried searching and everything looked the same. After finding some screenshots in another article Read More

The Castle in the Cloud

July 11, 2017

Cloud Computing It has been over a decade since the term “cloud computing” started appearing periodically in conversations about technology. Today the industry consensus is “the future is cloud”, yet many organizations remain leery of the transformative effects of using the Cloud for business, despite its many advantages. The Castle in the Cloud The Craigdarroch Read More

How to Find Out if my Office 365 Storage is in Canada

July 4, 2017

Some people who setup their Office 365 accounts back in the day are curious about where there data is being stored. The “Where is my data?” Office 365 interactive data maps are great for showing where types of data live (such as Yammer only lives in the USA) however the map does not show where someone’s specific tenancy lives. You Read More

Should I Worry about Moving My Data in Office 365 to Canadian Servers?

July 4, 2017

Recently someone in asked me about where to store their organization’s data. They didn’t understand whether Canadian servers is a thing they really needed to worry about. In an attempt to not drown them in detail and be as high level as possible, I wrote this little summary: The Short Answer is: Find out if your organization is Read More

Technology Initiatives Help BC Citizens Engage with the Political Process

June 21, 2017

I’m really proud that our team at itgroove is helping the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia with various projects and initiatives to increase citizen engagement in our province using technology solutions. Here are two recent examples of work we’ve done to get things working for LABC: The LABC Public Website One of the most interesting parts of Read More

Custom Intranet Enhancements Allow Site to be Used for Project Management

June 15, 2017

When M’akola Development Services first approached itgroove, they were looking for someone to come deliver training on the most effective use of Office 365 for file and information management. I joined Alec for the initial session, as well as Sean for the follow up session, then delivered a few 1-1 sessions on my own. In the Read More

OneNote Online – Can You Spot the Difference?

June 1, 2017

Can you spot the difference? I don’t go into OneNote Online very often because I keep almost all of my OneNote Notebooks open in the Microsoft OneNote 2016 desktop program. Today we were preparing for some new hires that start next week so I found the Onboarding Notebook to see the Onboarding checklist. And something Read More

Kelly Marshall

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