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The Earth Day Mindset

April 20th, 2018
The Earth Day Mindset

Earth Day is upon us - this Sunday to be exact! It’s the yearly reminder to make you stop and think about the place that we all call home. There are a few ways to get yourself back into the mindset of being mindful and appreciative of the home that we all share!
Ride your bike!
Many of us rely on our personal vehicles, the bus, or even Uber to get around from day to day.

What private browsing can and can’t do

April 16th, 2018
What private browsing can and can’t do

As you surf the web, it’s nearly impossible to keep your internet activity completely private. Certain websites collect personal information for marketing purposes and your browser keeps track of all the websites you visit. But that browsing information can also fall into the wrong hands, which is why you should consider using private browsing if you want to keep your online activities to yourself.

Leadership Luncheon: Technology Marches On

April 11th, 2018
Leadership Luncheon: Technology Marches On

Mike Ritsema, President of i3 Business Solutions, will be presenting at the "Leadership Luncheon: Technology Marches On" hosted by the Sparta Rotary Club. The luncheon is taking place on on Monday, April 23rd from 11:45 - 1:00 at the Sparta High School.

Top 6 new features for Microsoft Teams

April 9th, 2018
Top 6 new features for Microsoft Teams

Are you using Microsoft Teams to streamline communication between your employees? If you are, get ready to enjoy a more convenient workplace chat platform. Microsoft has recently announced six new features for Teams.
Cortana Integration
One new feature that Microsoft will bring to Teams is Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant.

Good to know: Outlook meeting invite issues

April 2nd, 2018
Good to know: Outlook meeting invite issues

I came across something when troubleshooting an Outlook calendar issue for a client, and wanted to share, as I (as well as others) misunderstood what the expected behavior is when Accepting or Declining an invite.

In the event that you receive a calendar invite in Outlook, you have the following options in order to accept or decline the invitation:

Send the Response Now: Outlook will automatically send an email to the meeting organizer with your meeting response (accepted, tentatively accepted, declined), and update the organizer’s Outlook meeting with your decision.

Microsoft Office 356: Outlook Calendar Polling

March 26th, 2018
Microsoft Office 356: Outlook Calendar Polling

Written and Recorded by Brandi Koloski - Marketing Assistant, i3 Business Solutions
We like to plan a lot of meetings and social events here at i3, so we definitely know the headache of trying to find a date and time that works best for all attendees.

How to optimize Office 365

March 19th, 2018
How to optimize Office 365

Out of the hundreds of Office 365 tools available to you, you’re probably using only 10-15% of them. This could be due to a lack of training or an unfamiliarity with some of the advanced options available in Word and Excel. But it’s easy to optimize your Office 365 investment by learning more about the following communication and collaboration features.

Equifax finds more users hit by major breach

March 14th, 2018
Equifax finds more users hit by major breach

Everyone thought the worst was over when credit-reporting agency Equifax revealed that the credentials of 145.5 million people in the US were leaked. However, the company recently discovered that there are more victims from the major breach. Here’s everything you need to know.

Chrome users panic as new scam spreads

February 28th, 2018
Chrome users panic as new scam spreads

During the previous quarter, fake Chrome notifications urging users to dial a tech support number have grown dramatically. Research reveals that this tech support scam could possibly use an Application Programming Interface (API) to freeze the browser, convincing the user to get in touch with the support line and share their credit card details.

i3 Business Solutions Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services – CRN MSP 500

February 22nd, 2018
i3 Business Solutions Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services – CRN MSP 500

Contact:
Mike Ritsema
President, i3 Business Solutions
616-719-4100
mritsema@i3Bus.com
i3 Business Solutions Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services
Grand Rapids, MI, February 20, 2018 – i3 Business Solutions, dedicated to accelerating business results, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named i3 Business Solutions to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category.