Power BI Features

Latest Features in Microsoft Power BI

What’s new in Microsoft Power BI? We’re highlighting some useful features and improvements from the end of 2023. Search and Sort in Paginated Reports Image Source: Microsoft Users can now save time by searching for content across all pages of a paginated report on the Power BI service. If you want to sort a column, […]
Microsoft Ignite 2023

Exciting Announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2023

Microsoft Ignite 2023 is in full swing! The annual conference announces the best of what’s next in technology, including new Microsoft products and updates. Check out some of the most exciting announcements from Microsoft Ignite below. Microsoft Fabric now Generally Available Fabric integrates Power BI, Data Factory, and the next generation of Synapse into one […]
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 […]
Microsoft Dynamics GP Experts

Opal: The Experts in Microsoft Dynamics GP

When it comes to Microsoft Dynamics GP, experience matters. That’s why Opal Business Solutions has been a trusted name in the industry since 2001. We’ve grown from a specialized Dynamics GP provider to a Microsoft Gold and Solutions Partner, serving a wide range of Microsoft products. In this blog, we’ll delve into what makes us […]
Dynamics GP Overpaying

Overpaying for Microsoft Dynamics GP?

While enterprise software like Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) offers invaluable tools for managing financials, HR, and operations, many businesses find themselves overpaying for the support and maintenance of this powerful solution. Let’s explore why businesses are overpaying for Microsoft Dynamics GP support and how Opal Business Solutions can help optimize costs and streamline operations. […]
Microsoft Dynamics GP

The Future of Microsoft Dynamics GP

For many organizations relying on Microsoft Dynamics GP, concerns have arisen amidst speculations about its potential discontinuation. In today’s blog, we delve into the heart of these uncertainties, seeking clarity on what lies ahead for Dynamics GP. Microsoft Dynamics GP isn’t going anywhere. Mike Morton, Microsoft’s Vice President of Dynamics 365 Business Central, provided these […]