Google G Suite Does Microsoft Office 365

Google G Suite Does Microsoft Office 365

Can’t we all just get along? Historically there have been some challenges when sharing documents back and forth between Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365 apps. The most notable of these exchanges has been between Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel. The workflow usually goes something like this. Someone makes a document in Excel and then emails it to a Google Sheets user. The Google Sheets user then opens the workbook in Sheets and makes some edits.

We Are The Problem Police

We Are The Problem Police

Life is a game of cops and robbers. One of the core skills needed to work in the tech space is problem solving. Sure it’s a life skill. But to be any good in the tech world. You’ll need to be really good at problem solving. Nothing sucks more than calling someone for tech support and hearing that looming silence of uncertainty on the phone. Or worse yet. Getting someone on the line who clearly doesn’t know what they’re doing.

Going From Unmanaged To Managed Tech

Going From Unmanaged To Managed Tech

Growing up can be hard. Going from an unmanaged tech environment to a managed one can be challenging. One of the biggest challenges that people face when making the change to managed tech is tempering their DIY behaviors. We’re so used to watching do it yourself TV shows, learning things on YouTube, and tinkering. And that’s all good. But there’s a downside. And that is. We begin to associate DIY behaviors into other things, like your business. But managed tech doesn’t work like that.

Your Culture Matches Your Tech

Your Culture Matches Your Tech

Does a company’s culture match their tech? I think so. If your company is generally disorganized. Chances are your tech will also be—out of sorts. By the same token. If your company has a lot of rules and policies then more than likely… Will have tech with all sorts of intricacies with your tech, that may or may not need to be there. Chaos begets chaos. Calm begets calm.

Sometimes You Gotta Zoom Out To Zoom In

Sometimes You Gotta Zoom Out To Zoom In

Yesterday I was helping out on a technical issue at one of our clients. It was, what we like to call... An intermittent problem. Things would work fine for a while and then all of a sudden. They wouldn’t. Someone might call in and report a problem. We’d call them back. And then as fate would have it. There would be no problem.