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Log Into And Use 2 Lync Accounts At Once

January 10, 2013 // 5 Comments

I have two Lync online accounts: My personal one And my work one Both run through Office 365, and I wanted to have them both running.  Doing this with Live Messenger was possible using 3rd party clients, but I’ve not seen such a client for Lync.  How to do it?  Well, there’s a [...]

Changes Coming To Windows Intune (And The Market)

December 18, 2012 // 6 Comments

Windows Intune is Microsoft’s client device management system that is run from the cloud. That means that you don’t install a management server; you log into a portal, install agents on a client device, and manage those devices from that portal.  The Competition Intune competes against [...]

Change the Office 2013 Colour Theme

November 28, 2012 // 2 Comments

First time I saw Office 2013 I thought “damn that’s very white”. It’s actually painfully white. As a picture, it lacks contrast (dark colours being closer to black, and light colours being closer to white) and a tonal range (because it’s almost all white by default). I googled for a [...]

Early Impressions Of Office 2013 Beta

July 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

I installed Office 2013 on my Windows 8 Build slate PC on Monday night.  Here are some early impressions: It’s very different looking.  The layout has been optimized to make it touch friendly, but still appears to be mouse friendly. The new control that everyone is talking about reminds [...]

Office 365 Open Program

July 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Microsoft Partners have not been quiet about some of their displeasure with Office 365.  O365 committed a cardinal sin in business; in the eyes of some partners, Microsoft stole the business relationship with the customer from the partner by direct invoicing the customer.  In some parts of New [...]

Day 2 of Office 365

January 12, 2012 // 2 Comments

To follow up on yesterday’s Gmail migration issues: Attempt 1 was to connect the email account: works nicely for Hotmail migration but Gmail is another story because it doesn’t have real folders (using tags).  My mails were coming into the inbox as unread.  I quickly stopped and [...]
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