Microsoft Unveils Strategic Cooperation With iHub and m:lab to Accelerate Innovation in East Africa
Collaboration designed to further the goals of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative to fuel African innovation.
As part of the recently launched Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative, Microsoft Corp. today announced a strategic cooperation with business incubator iHub and the m:lab East Africa consortium to enable startups, innovators and the developer community of East Africa to grow their skills and build businesses with Microsoft technologies.
The cooperation further aims to offer these communities increased access to software, skills development opportunities and a means through which innovative startups can access capital investment and benefit from international outreach…read more
Just like an external website, IT administrators for a SharePoint site can view reporting metrics for an intranet or external website. What types of reports are reviewed by Jennifer Marsh.read more
SharePoint workflows are an incredibly useful (but often misunderstood) business tool. Their ideal purpose is to “facilitate control of projects and business processes, because managers can keep track of each step necessary for process flow without skipping critical steps.” This software allows you to cut out logistical legwork and speed up business. It can consolidate pages of new hire paperwork to a single form and ensure that complaints are heard, logged and dealt with in a timely manner. Jennifer Marsh provides 3 ways to optimize your use of SharePoint.read more
Collaboration is a major part of the new business economy. Small to mid-sized businesses are hungry for solutions that make collaboration easier across multiple platforms. This is why more companies are turning to SharePoint. Among SharePoint’s many features, its ease in collaborating is one of the major selling points. Guest post by Jennifer Marsh.read more
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Wave of continued customer momentum underscores demand for new cloud service. Microsoft Corp. today announced worldwide availability of a major new update to its Microsoft Office 365 services for business. Microsoft’s most complete Office cloud service to date has new features and offerings tailored to the needs and budgets of small, medium-size and large organizations. In addition to updated Microsoft Lync Online, Microsoft Exchange Online and Microsoft SharePoint Online services, business users can now get the rich Office applications they are familiar with, on up to five devices, delivered as an always up-to-date cloud service. Office 365 features enhanced enterprise social capabilities with SharePoint and Yammer today, and Lync-Skype connectivity for presence, instant messaging (IM), and voice by June.read more
As organizations have increasingly conducted business online, the need for effective data management has grown and evolved. Part of that evolution has demanded that content management platforms be developed with greater infrastructure and a more advanced ability to be integrated with other applications and digital tools. Microsoft SharePoint has been one of the leading web application platforms to help businesses realize those goals. Guest post by Jennifer Marsh.read more