Our Latest Innovation Makes Financial Reporting in Microsoft Office REAL Easy

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Yesterday, we announced one of the biggest advancements yet to Planful Spotlight for Office. Now finance teams can quickly build dynamically refreshed management and financial reports directly within Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. With the click of a mouse, data can be instantly refreshed directly within Microsoft Office applications. Faster, Easier Reporting Inside Microsoft Office. Why not just plug those systems into Office?

Smarter Homes And Offices

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It’s time to step outside the smart home and begin to build the smart office. That’s already starting to happen thanks to a recent partnership between Amazon and Microsoft that allows customers of each company to leverage the other’s voice assistant. Once it does, Alexa users will be able to ask Cortana to read their emails out loud or check or update a Microsoft Office calendar. OK, Google. Listen up, Alexa. Playtime’s over.

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Microsoft Acquires Intentional Software To Boost Teams

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Microsoft just recently announced the acquisition of Intentional Software, a tech company with a focus on team productivity applications founded in 2002 by Microsoft’s own former chief architect Charles Simonyi. The move to acquire Intentional Software signals Microsoft’s intent to boost its future productivity solution capabilities. Last month, Microsoft launched Teams, a chat-focused workspace for Office 365 in 181 markets around the globe.

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Why The Data Breach Decline Is Bad News For Businesses

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The scam involves sending a phishing email claiming to be a Microsoft Office 365 update.

Microsoft Joins Offensive Against Major Botnet

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Microsoft Corp. In addition to attacking Trickbot with technology, Microsoft also went to court with copyright claims against the authors of Trickbot, since it includes a portion of Microsoft code. Organizations involved in the action with Microsoft include Symantec, NTT Ltd.,

IT Security in SMBs

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This article was co-authored by Mike Wilfley , vcfo Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, and Shane Gronniger, CEO for GCS Technologies.

How Excel Spreadsheets Can Create a Data Security Risk for Businesses

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As a business owner or chief financial officer (CFO), spreadsheets may be an important part of your financial forecasting, planning, and budgeting processes. Widespread Use of Spreadsheets In past years, Microsoft Excel has dominated the business world.

Visa, Access Bank Partner On SMB Cards In Nigeria

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Some discounts for companies including Twitter Ads , Shopify , Microsoft Office 365 , DocuSign , Regus office space , Udemy , and Dropbox will be made available in the future, according to the report.

Corporate Card Innovators Dive Into Virtualization

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The card also offers a range of benefits, including discounts on logistics services, digital payment acceptance solutions, Microsoft Office 365, Twitter Ads and other offerings.

Phishing Scams Target SMBs Seeking COVID Aid

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Clicking on the link directs users to a page that looks like the authentic Microsoft Office 365 login web page and tries to pilfer the recipient’s corporate credentials. The COVID-19 pandemic, like other disasters, has created a playground for cybercriminals.

Microsoft Calls For Antitrust Reviews Of App Stores

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Microsoft’s Brad Smith , taking a subtle hit at Apple’s App Store, called for regulators to look into possible antitrust violations over the way companies are treating stores for those who want to distribute products.

How Excel Spreadsheets Can Create a Data Security Risk for Businesses

Centage

As a business owner or chief financial officer (CFO), spreadsheets may be an important part of your financial forecasting, planning, and budgeting processes. In past years, Microsoft Excel has dominated the business world.

Microsoft Bug Hunter Able To Take Over Subdomain

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Microsoft’s accounts were accessible by a bug hunter residing in India who was able to take over the success.office.com subdomain because it wasn’t configured properly, reported TechCrunch. What’s more, NK told TechCrunch that he discovered that Microsoft Office, Store and Sway apps could also be hijacked, sending authenticated login tokens to his domain instead of Microsoft. TechCrunch noted that Microsoft paid NK a bounty for his findings.

Email Fraudsters Take Advantage Of Coronavirus Opportunity

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billion in losses were reported to the FBI as a result of hackers targeting Microsoft Office 365 and Google G suite in a slew of business email compromise attacks, Bleeping Computer reported earlier this month.

Kaspersky Doubles Down On Enterprise Cybersecurity In Asia

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MSI-ECS will be able to distribute Kaspersky products, including Security for Microsoft Office 365, Endpoint Security Cloud and Hybrid Cloud Security. ” In another statement, MSI-ECS President and Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Go pointed to the Philippine government’s recent efforts to promote cybersecurity as another opportunity for Kaspersky to expand.

Symantec Says Malware Tops Ransomware As FI Threat

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To prevent getting hacked, researchers recommend keeping security software updated, using strong passwords and avoiding Microsoft Office documents from unknown sources that require receivers to activate macros. Symantec, a cybersecurity firm that specializes in research and cloud-based security, released new insights surrounding financial malware and ransomware in its latest Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR). According to the company, financial threats, with more than 1.2

RIP Windows Phone

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According to a recent article posted by TechCrunch, the head of the Microsoft Windows division has confirmed reports that the Windows Phone project is shutting down. The process has been long and painful, and Microsoft has announced it will no longer roll out new versions of the Windows Phone. but volume of users is too low for most companies to invest,” Joe Belfiore, corporate vice president of Windows 10 at Microsoft, wrote in a Sunday (Oct. Goodbye Windows phone.

Microsoft Gets Enough Torque To Top Apps In The Cloud

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Cloud-based app Slack showed heady growth through the latter half of last year, but Microsoft’s Office 365 still remained on top as the most popular cloud app geared toward businesses at 2015’s end. Looking at usage overall, Microsoft held sway, Salesforce followed and Box was third. Within firms, Microsoft Office and Google Apps often are used side by side. Total Microsoft suites — spanning Office 365, Dynamics CRM Online and Azure — were up 116 percent.

Microsoft Taps Stripe To Power Payments In Outlook

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Microsoft and Stripe are teaming up to enable integrated payments in Microsoft Outlook, the companies announced on Monday (May 7). The partnership enables users of Microsoft Office to process invoices and make payments directly within the Outlook portal. We’re excited to work closely with Microsoft to power payments in Outlook, allowing anyone receiving an email invoice or bill in Outlook to immediately take action and pay that invoice with a few simple clicks.”. “By

Apple’s Long Strange Trip to A $2T Valuation

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For example, when Apple was hanging on by a thread in 1997, Microsoft was suffering the opposite problem of being too successful. Steve Jobs persuaded Microsoft chief Bill Gates that it was a historically bad time for Microsoft’s main competitor to go bankrupt, and Gates bought $150 million of non-voting shares in Apple. Gates also offered Apple free access to Microsoft Office, which at the time was the primary software system that computer users demanded.

NEW STUDY: The Four Secrets To A Successful Subscription Offering

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Subscriptions are seemingly available for anything, from the more established Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings like the latest iteration of Microsoft Office to video-streaming services like Netflix. In recent years, subscription services have come to encompass dinner, children’s books, clothes, even bones.

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The Evolution Of The Advice Business And True Power Of Brand

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It used to be you buy Microsoft Office, you had a fixed cost, and everything else was margin, right? And I used to use Starbucks as the example because we had the chief innovation officer from Starbucks on my board. Then, you need to see a chief marketing officer.

Expense Management Left Behind By India’s ePayments Push

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” Fyle targets this point of friction by focusing on ease of use, automating data extraction and integrating the tool with existing business platforms like Microsoft Office 365 and G Suite.

Sharing Authentic Expertise By Leveraging Facebook Groups

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Now, it’s 30 a year inclusive of an office I have. Andy: So, I was working from home at a basement office. So, 10,000 bucks a year between rent, internet for a little office space I have. Michael: So, is that a shared office space? Executive Summary.