Tag: Office

Changes Coming To Windows Intune (And The Market)

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 products such as Kaseya and Level Platforms. Intune was…

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Change the Office 2013 Colour Theme

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 solution and nothing official from…

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Early Impressions Of Office 2013 Beta

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 me of something in the Star…

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Office 365 Open Program

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 Jersey, that’d get you swimming with the…

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Day 2 of Office 365

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 backtracked that. Attempt 2 was to use the…

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