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How to Stop Calendar Events in Emails from Automatically Opening in the Windows 10 App

February 23, 2018

I’ve been running into this weird glitch where whenever I open a meeting or event invitation in an email to add it to my calendar, it opens in the Mail App opens instead of Outlook 2016. #annoying After the # time of adding calendar invitations through the lightweight Mail App when I wanted to be in Read More

How to Remove Ads from Outlook.com

September 16, 2017

Many of us know that by signing up for Outlook Email at Outlook.com, you get access to free personal email. (This email address can be @outlook.com or @hotmail.com.) Want help setting this up? Read this blog post for instructions and a couple of setup tips. Many people don’t realize that you also get access to a stack of Read More

Checklist to Setup a Laptop – Top 12 Setup Tips

September 6, 2017

I received an amazing parting gift from itgroove to thank me for my four years of service  – they gave me my Surface Pro 3 device. (I know!) They kindly formatted the machine so I’d have a fresh start. Today, I powered on the device, and started with setting up my device to be a 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

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

Word Online – New Button Allow End Users to Exit Documents with Ease

May 9, 2017

I was looking a document stored in SharePoint using Word Online this morning and spotted a button I had not noticed before. The Exit button is tucked between the Print and Share buttons on the far right of the ribbon in Word Online – see:     Why I’m excited: This new button is SO much more intuitive Read More

How to Use Microsoft Planner to Organize Individual Tasks

May 8, 2017

I explain how Microsoft Planner is a useful tool for a group to work together as a team in a previous post, “What is Microsoft Planner Used For?” I pointed out at the end of the post that my post was purposely worded to state what Planner is and is not designed for. Why:  Just because Planner Read More

What is Microsoft Planner Used For?

May 5, 2017

My Windows Insider friend asked me another question that I wanted to share: “What kind of planning is Microsoft Planner used for?” Short answer: Many things, but mostly work that involves a group or team working together. What You Can Do with Microsoft Planner: Create a Plan. Organize tasks within a Plan onto Boards. Assign ownership Read More

Kelly Marshall

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