# Office 365

# Office 365
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Back @ IT Take: The Beginning Of The End For Microsoft Dynamics?

Power Platform or Office 365 for the win? Where does that leave Dynamics 365? Check out my "Back @ IT Take" on where this is headed and how it impacts you.

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The Future of Finance Is Leaving Paper Checks in the Past

Paper checks? Who uses those anymore? In this post from Steve Murphy from the Payments Journal, it's clear that digital payment systems (and digital wallets) are what's need to adapt to consumer purchasing habits.

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How Accountants Can Use CRM Software to Stay in Touch with Clients

Looking at ways to better meet the needs of your clients is critical for accountants. Using customer relationship management software (CRM) is an excellent way to serve your clients by keeping them happy and engaged. CRM software is also simple to use, allowing accountants to work much more efficiently without constantly dealing with technical issues.

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Diving Into the Compliance Manager for Dynamics 365

Did you know Microsoft has released a tool to help with managing compliance for a variety of regulations and standards, like GDPR, NIST, ISO20071, and HIPAA? And even better news, it works with not just Dynamics 365, but also Office 365 and Azure, integrating with your own AD as well. All companies need to worry about securing their data and being compliant with the regulations out there nowadays. In this session, we will show and demo how the Compliance Manager can help.  

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My Misadventures in Setting Up my Small Business (Episode 1 - QuickBooks)

My latest blog post is all about my adventures learning to use QuickBooks and my thoughts about features I loved vs. features and options in GP. For more GP tips and tricks, visit my website: www.trainingdynamo.com

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Microsoft Power Platform: 2021 release wave 1 plan

The latest Release Plan (Wave 1 2021) for the Microsoft Power Platform has been published. Learn more about what's coming to the Power Platform and Dynamics 365 so that you can be prepared.

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Protecting Microsoft 365 from on-premises attacks

This link to the Microsoft Community site will show you how to configure your systems to protect your Microsoft 365 cloud environment from on-premises compromise. The author, Alex Weinert of Microsoft, primarily focuses on Azure AD tenant configuration settings, the ways Azure AD tenants can be safely connected to on-premises systems, and the tradeoffs required to operate your systems in ways that protect your cloud systems from on-premises compromise.

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How to Use Microsoft Power Apps to Improve Your Business

Microsoft Power Apps is a great option for businesses, as it's a Low-Code Application Platform (LCAP) that makes it easy for professional and amateur developers to create apps. The average cost of developing an application is 74% less with Power Apps, as it's an excellent way to save yourself a lot of time and money. Users with various technical expertise levels can develop apps to focus on specific business functions, whether it's related to IT, sales, finance, customer management, HR, etc.

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Salesforce-Slack Is Nice but Teams Blows it Away: Microsoft Exec Althoff

Offering a sneak preview of the rapidly intensifying competition between two of the world’s top software companies, Microsoft executive VP Judson Althoff said recently that CRM without chat is “arcane” and that Teams is years ahead of Slack.

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Case Study: How a Government App Improved Email Workflow for Employee Training

Looking at ways to improve email workflow for employee training was a top priority for the City of White Rock. This small to mid-size organization needed to find a way to automate and simplify daily business processes.

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6 Great BC Integrations with Office 365 & Power Platform

If you've used Dynamics 365 Business Central, you've probably seen the Open in Excel and Edit in Excel options. But have you used Business Central Workflows or Customer Insights in Outlook? Have you used Power Platform to automate Business Central processes? Or created Microsoft Forms Pro surveys based on Business Central data and events? In this session, we'll show you 6 great ways that you can leverage Office 365 and the Power Platform to increase productivity and get more value out of Dynamics 365 Business Central.  This session will be available for CPE credits pending completion of session survey post event. Level: Basic

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Adaptive Cards in Microsoft Teams based processes

Cards have been in Office 365 for some time already. Originally created as Message Cards after some time rebuilt from nearly scratch to become Adaptive Cards.  This extremely useful technology can be used in Power Automate processes based in Microsoft Teams to create a consistent digital workplace.  In this session you will learn: • What is the difference between Message and Adaptive Cards • How to design cards • How to use them - a working example • What to expect from the upcoming releases and version vNext (2.0) Process designers should make their processes as intuitive as possible, allowing their participants to take part in the most effective way. Using Cards helps to create a new channel for efficient participation in business processes. Session Level: Advanced