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IT Planning for Year-End and New Information for 2017

November 28, 2016
By now your 2017 budget is probably nearing completion. Before your budget is set in stone, we wanted to remind you to not neglect your organization’s technology spending. In order to help you understand the areas you should focus your IT budget on, we have compiled a list of areas you should consider focusing your planning around. In 2016, secur...

CyberSecurity 101: Protecting Your Business from Cybercrime

October 12, 2016
Our partners at Microsoft are hosting a free webinar about Cybersecurity on October 20. Register and attend this free webcast for your chance to win a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 460. According to the Wall Street Journal, over 34,000 computer security incidents occur every day – and 62 percent of those incidents involve breaches of small and medium-sized bu...

Five digital trends that could change how you do business

August 31, 2016
You’ve probably seen articles about the power of technology to “disrupt” entire industries, whether it’s Uber upending the taxi business or Facebook changing how people communicate. News stories about business disruption focus on dramatic tales of companies that grew to hundreds of millions in revenue almost overnight. But disruption can happen on...

Three Ways to be More Proficient in Word

August 2, 2016
1 Compare documents side-by-side Sometimes you may need to compare two documents to see how they differ. Word can help. Here’s what you do: Open both of the files that you want to compare. From within one of the documents, on the View tab, in the Window group, select View Side by Side. If you have multiple documents open, you’ll see a di...

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Anniversary Update

June 29, 2016
Microsoft has announced that, on August 2, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update will be released. Anyone currently running Windows 10 will receive the update and new features for free. The Highlights: Additional Safety Features Windows Ink (Pen Feature) Improved Cortana Intelligence Improvements to Microsoft Edge Windows 10 is now...

Windows 10 Free Upgrade Offer Ending July 29

June 8, 2016
When Windows 10 arrived on the scene in July 2015, many people were uncertain how quickly Microsoft’s new OS would take off. Thanks to a free upgrade offer, Windows 10 was quickly delivered to Microsoft users and nearly one year later, the operating system is worldwide, running on over 300 million devices. After July 29, 2016, Windows 10 will no l...

Microsoft Ending Support for Older Versions of Internet Explorer

January 12, 2016
Beginning January 12, 2016, Microsoft will end support of older versions of its Internet Explorer (IE) browser. This includes IE 8, 9, and 10, with IE 11 becoming the last version. IE 11 will continue to receive security updates, compatibility fixes, and technical support on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. What does End of Support mean? ...

YYCC Achieves Microsoft Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Competency

January 1, 2016
Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting (YYCC), today announced it has achieved a Silver Small and Midmarket Cloud competency, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culmina...

Reasons that it’s time to upgrade your home PC to Windows 10

December 17, 2015
If you use a PC at home, chances are you have received a notice to upgrade to Windows 10. Now there are some cases where older devices don’t qualify for the free upgrade, based on hardware and software requirements. For the most part, Microsoft wants to make your transition to Windows 10 as easy as possible. Here are some reasons you should consider...

Microsoft Announces Surface Pro 4, New Surface Book and Lumia Smartphones

October 15, 2015
Today, Microsoft hosted an event in New York where they revealed their new Surface Pro 4 tablet and a new laptop, Surface Book. Here are some of the key announcements that came out of this event.   Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Includes a 12.3 inch display Up to 16 GB of RAM and 1TB of storage Cortana integration Surface Pen with eras...