Business Collaboration

  • Introduction

    Business Collaboration

    Every business understands the benefits of being able to collaborate but until now it has been quite difficult for staff to be able to work on the same documents at the same time.

  • The solution

    How Microsoft 365 Can Support Business Collaboration

    Business collaboration tools such as Microsoft 365 means that staff can now work on the same documents at the same time using different collaboration tools for example one could use themes client to edit a document whilst another could use the Microsoft Word client to edit the same document. Each user being notified about the changes that the other user is making in real time.

    Microsoft has made business collaboration so much easier for businesses these days:

    • Microsoft Teams - Chat tools for your team to Instant message, make secure video calls and work remotely
    • Microsoft SharePoint -  This collaboration software allows you to publish sites, build an intranet, add team news, share documents and use secure storage
    • Microsoft 365 - More than just Microsoft Office applications it provides a suite of collaboration tools for business productivity

    The Silver Cloud Business has helped businesses collaborate in Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset reaping the benefits of better team work. These businesses are seeing a significant increase in productivity because staff can share ideas and collaborate easily no matter where their location is.

    If you've been thinking about how you can increase business collaboration into your IT setup then why not contact us today.

Featured Case Study

  • Sector / Category 01

    Tech tip - Outlook - receive important notifications only

    If you would like Outlook to only alert you when important emails arrive, here is how to do it:

    This involves a custom alert rule being setup for specific people who you feel are important and want to be notified about, for example Customers, mangers or the big boss!

    To set up a custom alerting rule:

    • Open Outlook
    • Locate an email from the person you want an alert from
    • Right-click the email
    • Select Rules
      • Create Rule
      • Switch on the checkbox by the sender’s name
      • Choose “Display In The New Item Alert Window” and/or “Play A Selected Sound”
      • Choose the sound file to play for the alert
      • Click ‘OK’ to set the rule

    Repeat the process for the other contacts you would like to receive alerts for...

    To set up a custom rule for a whole domain:

    • Click the Home tab
    • click on Rules
    • Manage Rules & Alerts
    • Click “New Rule”
    • Select “Apply Rule On Messages I Receive” and click the “Next” button
    • Scroll down and select “With Specific Words In The Sender’s Address”
    • Click the underlined “Specific Words” (underlined)
    • Add the domain you need to receive alerts for ( then OK
    • The domain will replace “Specific Words”
    • Click “Next”
    • Choose whether you require a sound played, an alert displayed, or both
    • Click “Finish”
    • In “Rules and Alerts”, click “Apply” to turn on the rule
    • You will then get notifications if an email comes from the specific domian
    Tech tip - Outlook - receive important notifications only

The Silver Cloud Business Can Help Transform How Your Business Operates and Collaborates.

Contact us today for more information or advice about Business Collaboration and how it can help benefit your business.