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How do I maximize my Microsoft Teams?

February 18th, 2019
How do I maximize my Microsoft Teams?

If you’re like most people, your chat app is limited to asking basic questions or maybe touching base with a colleague. You switch tabs to do one thing and toggle back to do another. It would be great if completing a task were just a matter of keyboard shortcuts and menu items in a single […]

Take notes the modern way with OneNote

February 8th, 2019
Take notes the modern way with OneNote

Note-taking is an essential skill for students and professionals. Whether it’s a board meeting, a conference, or a lecture, you will inevitably need to list, quote, and summarize certain points. Fortunately, you no longer have to rely on longhand to record your notes.

Protect your VoIP system from phishers

January 29th, 2019
Protect your VoIP system from phishers

Although many companies still use analog phones, a growing number of businesses now rely on VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), thanks to its multi-functionality. VoIP allows employees to make voice calls, conduct video conferences, and chat using an internet connection.

Simple tricks to improve your productivity

January 8th, 2019
Simple tricks to improve your productivity

When you spend more than eight hours a day staring at a computer screen, it can be easy to lose focus on important tasks. While you can access some of the most useful applications through your computer, an ever-growing number of distractions are vying for your attention.

The latest and greatest Office 365 updates

December 19th, 2018
The latest and greatest Office 365 updates

Office 365 just keeps getting better and better. Check out how these new and upcoming enhancements can improve productivity. Office Write and draw with digital ink Typing is easy on desktops and laptops, but when you’re on touch-enabled devices, keyboards are cumbersome to use, whether they are extra hardware or as space invaders on your […]

Ring in the new year with some of the best recommendations from i3

December 15th, 2018
Ring in the new year with some of the best recommendations from i3

If you’re a client, then thank you for your business!

If you’re not a client, then we’d welcome a year-end conversation around Raving Fans! service and checklist process excellence.

Either way, here are our year-end 2018 recommendations to any technology business user:

Replace 3 – 6 year old Windows 7 PCs and Laptops as they’re no longer supported January, 2020.
Educate your users to prevent phishing and spam trauma with KnowBe4.
Centralize and protect passwords with LastPass password manager to improve productivity and reduce risk.

A Very Merry Holiday Lunch with i3 Business Solutions!

December 10th, 2018
A Very Merry Holiday Lunch with i3 Business Solutions!

When:
Wed, December 19, 2018
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM EST

Where:
i3 Business Solutions
560 Fifth St NW, Suite 404
Grand Rapids MI, 49504

Join us this holiday season for a Holiday Lunch with i3 Business Solutions staff, clientele, friends, and family as we celebrate the true meanings of the season -- giving, serving, and gratefulness.

Cloud migration made safe and secure

November 28th, 2018
Cloud migration made safe and secure

While many IT providers tout the revolutionary benefits of the cloud, very few address the security aspect of it. The fact is, when you’re using a cloud service, you’re moving information out of your hands and into a third party. So doesn’t it make sense to take precautions? Dropbox alone has had the accounts of […]

Back up your mobile devices now

November 26th, 2018
Back up your mobile devices now

Smartphones have become so advanced that there’s virtually no business task they can’t handle. Now everyone uses mobile devices to access work documents and, naturally, hackers got the memo. There are thousands of threats targeted towards mobile devices, so you’d be well served backing up the files in your mobile device, now.

7 easy ways to prevent data loss in Office 365

November 19th, 2018
7 easy ways to prevent data loss in Office 365

For businesses, data security is critical. If this information is lost or stolen, it could lead to crippling financial losses, legal disputes, and more importantly, loss of customer trust. While Microsoft Office 365 comes with some security and compliance tools, it still needs the support of data protection best practices.