Nursing homes and long term care facilities are always looking for new ways to adapt to the changing shape of healthcare in the US. Not long ago, retirees moved into nursing homes to live for months or years. Now these Read More


Microsoft bought Yammer for a $1.2 billion price tag on June 25, 2012. This is a big move, as yet another tech startup is swallowed by a massive player in the software industry. The purchase reflects the growing importance of Read More


In the race to make technology faster and packed with a broader range of features, we often forget that the primary goal, particularly with productivity software, is to make life easier. This was the original purpose of software like Microsoft … Read More


Microsoft SharePoint is all about enabling people to connect with other people and information to facilitate collaboration. It doesn’t just empower people to work together, it sets a strong example of how to collaborate itself.

One of the greatest ways … Read More


Recently, Senior Director of SharePoint Product Management, Jared Spataro, hosted a live chat on Facebook to share the vision of a social enterprise that SharePoint is designed to facilitate.  Many of the questions posed to him centered on … Read More


Taking notes during a meeting or event is something we all do to some extent.   And just like with everything else, technology has evolved to both facilitate compiling and enhance the usefulness of notes.  Microsoft OneNote came onto the seen … Read More


Social media is ingrained into the fabric of our culture. Platforms such as Facebook will soon reach one billion registered users. has redefined the way that SharePoint professionals seek employment. Google +1 button is starting to influence the purchasing … Read More


Retail chains, no matter how big or how small, need insight into their sales numbers. Some have just a few stores and maybe an ecommerce site while others have over 200 stores, which was the case for one of our … Read More


Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote help companies do business more efficiently and effectively. If managed properly, these programs are a gateway to productivity. But most companies end up emailing document versions back and forth, losing … Read More


Does your organization struggle with achieving consistency in marketing, branding, and positioning? Is your marketing team updating company material and hoping that team members are using the most recent verbiage or updated logos? Here are a few ideas from OTT, Read More