Office 365

Microsoft Licensing Changes

Changes to Microsoft 365, Office 365, and Microsoft Teams Licensing

On April 1, 2024, Microsoft announced a new lineup of commercial Microsoft 365 and Office 365 suites that do not include Microsoft Teams. The company also introduced a standalone Teams option for Enterprise customers. The changes come as Microsoft aims to reach globally consistent licensing and provide more flexibility in purchasing options. According to Microsoft, […]
Business Central Discount

10 Percent Discount on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

If your organization currently uses Microsoft 365, you’re in luck! From now until June 30, 2024, businesses using Microsoft 365 can receive a 10 percent discount on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Essentials and Premium licenses! If you’ve been considering Business Central as your new AI-powered ERP, now is the time to switch. This promotion […]
New Microsoft Teams

Making the Switch to the NEW Microsoft Teams

If you haven’t heard by now, there’s a new version of Microsoft Teams in town! While the deadline to access the classic Teams app has been extended to July 1, 2024, Microsoft suggests making the switch as soon as possible to access a faster, simpler, and more flexible experience. Features and Changes in the NEW […]
OData Invalid URL Business Central

Business Central OData Invalid URL – Root Cause and Fix for Power BI and Excel

By: Nicholas Jackson, Senior Microsoft Dynamics Consultant A common issue that many of our clients run into when doing Business Central reporting, either with Power BI or Power Query via Excel, is the following error:   Details: The odata.context url ‘’ is invalid.  First, let’s see what causes this error, and secondly, review the workaround.  Cause […]
Copilot for Microsoft 365

Copilot for Microsoft 365 Now Available for all Businesses

It’s official – all businesses can now experience the benefits of Copilot for Microsoft 365! In a blog post on January 15, Microsoft made the following announcements: There is no longer a 300-seat purchase minimum for Copilot for Microsoft 365 commercial plans Office 365 E3 and E5 customers are eligible to purchase Copilot for Microsoft […]
Microsoft Teams Video Message

Send a Video or Audio Clip in Microsoft Teams

Do you ever want to send a colleague or group a Microsoft Teams chat, but it’s just too long or too complicated to explain? Rather than waiting for an available time to call, the Video/Audio Clip feature in Teams makes communication even easier. Within a Microsoft Teams chat, users can record and send a one-minute […]
Managing Junk Email in Microsoft Outlook

Managing Junk Email in Microsoft Outlook

Junk email, also known as spam, can clutter your inbox and pose security risks. Fortunately, Microsoft Outlook provides various tools to help you manage these unwanted messages. We’re going to explore the options available when you right-click an email in the Junk folder and hover over the “Junk” option. We’ll go through each option and […]
Microsoft 365 Copilot

Microsoft 365 Copilot Arriving November 1

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is quickly approaching! Microsoft 365 Copilot will be generally available for enterprise customers on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. We’re here to tell you everything you need to know about Copilot, which spans across Microsoft 365, Windows 11, and Edge/Bing. What is Microsoft 365 Copilot? Microsoft 365 Copilot is […]
Color Code SharePoint Calendar Blog

How to Color-Code your Microsoft SharePoint Calendar

Written by Emma Thomas, Business Systems Consultant If you’re looking to color-code your Microsoft SharePoint calendar- look no further.  Below are steps to take to make those events different colors with a Calendar Overlay. In this write-up, we are using SharePoint Online. To create color-coded events in your SharePoint calendar, follow the steps below: In […]
SharePoint Features Blog

5 Useful Features in Microsoft SharePoint

Ensuring your organization stays consistently well-informed can be a challenging task at times. The help of SharePoint will take the worry out of keeping up with communication and ensure that your business stays seamlessly connected. This powerful and versatile platform is designed to share and manage content, integrate other applications, and create interactive reports and […]