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Phishing or Fishing?  
Either way it is bad news for your Email and more!

There has been a dramatic increase in the emails that you are receiving that are not what they seem to be.  In the past these "Phishing" attempts have been mostly harmless.  Now they are taking on a more nefarious purpose!

DON'T be a victim of these criminals.  In recent months we have witnessed these hackers taking over Office 365 mailboxes and sending out fake invoices to the customers of the victim.  These invoices have fake websites for taking payment information and in many cases ask for wire transfers in the HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of dollars! 

Email is an essential part or our everyday communications. It is also one of the most common methods that hackers use to attempt to gain access to sensitive information. More than 90% of data breaches start with a phishing attack. “Phishing” uses fraudulent email messages designed to impersonate a legitimate person or organization and trick the recipien…

Experience a New Level of Freedom with Office 365

The Tech Doctors takes a deeper look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps Bryce McDonald, a solo entrepreneur who runs DAY 1 Wake, a wakesurf board making business, scale his home-based business out to the world. Office 365 gives Bryce a new level of freedom that he didn't have previously because the cloud-based app lets him access, edit, and share documents from anywhere on any of his devices.

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Realizing The Potential Of Big Data And Analytics

It's not what you know. It's what you do with what you know. That's something companies worldwide will be learning--for better or worse--in the coming year when it comes to big data. This article contains some tips as you assemble your strategic big data plan. Read More...

Azure enabling precision agriculture

FarmBeats is an AI for Earth Lighthouse project aimed at showcasing the benefits of Azure in a variety of applications. Water scarcity and pollution are threatening the livelihood of farmers around the world; they are under immense pressure to produce. Through sensors, drones, data analytics, AI, and connectivity solutions, Microsoft is enabling precision agriculture to improve yield while reducing resource consumption.

The Connected Enterprise

In today's digital marketplace, everything is connected. At Henkel, their products link them to the important moments in the everyday lives of their customers. As such, they are always looking for ways to streamline processes and get to market as efficiently as possible. With Microsoft Office 365, they have the tools to simplify the way they work, allowing them to connect with colleagues and customers better. A modern workplace is key to success. Office 365 enables you to simplify and succeed.

Microsoft Office: Made for Achieving

Any organization that wants to achieve something that matters can't do it alone. In this video, Microsoft describes how it's reinventing productivity around people. Taking collaboration fueled by intelligence and the flexibility to work with anyone, anywhere to a whole new level. It's a premium connected experience grounded in trust, not a collection of products. That's the core Microsoft Office 365 ambition, helping people focus their energy on purpose rather than process, allowing them to achieve what matters most.

Achieve more with Microsoft Azure

Behind every great achievement, you'll find that it's people, not technology alone, that move the world forward. We believe that when built with people in mind, AI technology has the power to extend our capabilities beyond our limits, amplifying our human ingenuity and empowering us all to achieve more.

The Seattle Seahawks use Azure to provide insights into the mystery of the rehab process

This week, Azure shows versatility by providing insights from rehabilitation workouts. DaShawn Shead knows what it takes to be a champion. He also knows what it's like to face obstacles. With the cloud-based computing power of Azure, DaShawn and the Seahawks work to gain an edge through the performance-driven metrics and insights provided during rehabilitation workout sessions. Azure captures and analyzes data faster and more efficiently, letting you focus on the processes that yield results.

Office 365 Spreads One Man's Love for the Lake to the World

In this video The Tech Doctors takes a look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps solo entrepreneur Bryce McDonald tap into the power of the cloud to manage the vendor and customer relationships that help him scale his home-based wakesurf board making business, DAY 1 Wake, out to the world - without sacrificing the thing that matters to him most, his family. Contact us today to find out how we can help you do the same.

12 Microsoft Power BI success stories

Microsoft Power BI provides organizations with self-service business intelligence tools that allow users to analyze, visualize and share data using the familiar Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Here are 12 success stories built on Power BI. Read More...

Cloud Security

This infographic provides an overview of security, privacy, and compliance in Azure. View: Cloud Security

Office 365 Tip: Creating Dashboards using PowerView

Learn how to create a dashboard to visualize data insights and publish through Sharepoint.

Surface Empowers Marc Eaman of Adobe

From the boardroom to the plane to the stage, Marc Eaman, Director, Experience Cloud at Adobe uses Surface Book to empower his mission to share the virtues of digital transformation, worldwide.

Why Enterprises That Value Security Trust Microsoft Azure

This blog from BizTech shows how the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform helps businesses become more agile and flexible while still protecting applications and data, providing an overview of the platform's core security features. Read More...

How to grant and restrict access to data

Using Power BI, customers can connect to hundreds of data sources, simplify data prep, and drive ad hoc analysis. Power BI even sends them alerts when data changes and lets users drill down for more details. Give your customers a winning edge by helping them squeeze more meaning out of their data. View: How to grant and restrict access to data

Microsoft Power BI Premium White Paper

At The Tech Doctors we know our customers work hard to analyze data and share insights using Power BI. As you watch your small business grow into a large enterprise, you may find it's time to upgrade your data analytics software to Microsoft Power BI Premium. To help our customers, we've developed this white paper that describes Power BI Premium, both as it exists when launched and how it will evolve. We believe that by articulating the full vision, you can better understand how to leverage Premium most effectively in your organization. View: Microsoft Power BI Premium White Paper

Microsoft Practice Development Playbook: Security

With the average cost per security breach in the US at $17 million, you can't afford to let a security breach happen to your business. That's why, at The Tech Doctors, we strive to educate and provide resources to our customers so that you can maximize the Microsoft security tools that will keep your organization protected. This playbook outlines ways that your enterprise can recognize and capitalize on Microsoft security solutions. View: Microsoft Practice Development Playbook: Security

Securing your mobile devices and data in an ever-more connected world

Cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated, requiring better protection. That's why, at The Tech Doctors, we work diligently to inform our customers about new ways to meet today's security challenges. In this paper, we'll consider why blending on-site security with Mobile Device Management will give you a more flexible way to secure your mobile devices, data, and user identities, so your business gets the full benefits of the latest trends in IT. View: Securing your mobile devices and data in an ever-more connected world

Secure your data in the cloud with Azure

Data integrity is everything. That's why #Azure delivers unified security management and advanced threat protection across your customers' hybrid-cloud workloads. View: Secure your data in the cloud with Azure

How technology is now empowering educators

This article takes a deep dive into how educators and institutions can align their edtech strategy to better connect and provide for their students. This call for digital transformation includes implementing digital textbooks and resources, offering multiple open online courses (MOOCs), and leveraging learning analytics to increase student performance. After all, 70 percent of students want their universities to update their digital options, with 44 percent of the same group saying they'd be happier with their university experience if they could engage with more digital resources. Remain competitive and improve student performance by incorporating these insights. This article was originally published on Inc.com. Read More...

The Surface family fosters functionality

Microsoft software and tools enable powerful productivity and collaboration, and empower people everywhere to achieve more. When they are combined with Microsoft devices, true, game-changing potency is unlocked. With the Surface family, it's never been easier to sync with teams, meet deadlines, and keep projects on-track. The Surface family extends Microsoft's already powerful software and tools so that end users have it all right at their fingertips for day-to-day use.

Rockwell Automation Evolves for its Customers thanks to Microsoft Azure

This week, The Tech Doctors discovers how Microsoft Azure helps Rockwell Automation deliver solutions for turning its customers' data into business insights. Whether it's bot training, data analysis, or attaching to a voice interface, #Azure delivers the cloud-computing infrastructure to support innovation on an enterprise scale. The result? A critical competitive advantage on the global business playing field. Contact us to learn how Azure can give you the same edge.

Get 1 Terabyte of Data Storage with Office 365

The Tech Doctors loves this new short clip from Microsoft. It highlights the incredible amount of secure data storage each license of Microsoft Office 365 provides through OneDrive for Business. One Terabyte to be exact! It's not just the amount of data storage that matters, but also its safety. With Office 365, small businesses don't need to worry about losing precious time, or information, because everything that you need most is backed up and secure. Contact us today to find out how we can help you do the same!

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Surface: Integrated for Simplicity - Infographic

Take productivity to the next level. The Surface family of tools and devices empowers your customers with a game-changing software + hardware ecosystem to push the boundaries of their digital transformation. It's never been easier to sync with teams, meet deadlines, and keep projects on track, because the Surface family extends the power of Microsoft software and tools for real-time collaboration and interaction. Stand by for true transformation of the productivity landscape. Download: Surface: Integrated for Simplicity - Infographic

Can you automate your business without losing that personal touch?

Automating business processes can mean substantial gains for your company, but you can't forget about the personal interaction your customer needs. It's a balancing act. Managing the customer relationship requires trust, loyalty, and an established rapport. Automation requires balance to preserve that relationship dynamic and enhance the overall customer experience. Read More...

British Airways Leverages Visual Studio 2017 and Microsoft Azure to Unite its Global Workforce

In this clip, The Tech Doctors looks at how Azure tools and services, along with Visual Studio 2017, support British Airways developers as they innovate to deliver company information across all employee devices and platforms. Now all 40,000 employees can access the same information with unprecedented ease, thanks to single sign-on. Let us show you how your organization can achieve ground-breaking connectedness and innovation.

Keep Software Costs Down with Office 365

The Tech Doctors takes a deeper look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps small business owner Scott Naucler keeps software costs down thanks to Office 365's low monthly subscription cost. One license of Office 365 is good for use on up to FIVE devices for a single user, which means that you can get more stuff done anywhere, anytime - and at a reasonable cost. Contact us today to find out how we can help you do the same!

Broadclyst School--Surface Hub Teamworking

This week, The Tech Doctors takes a look at how the Microsoft Surface Hub and #Office365 help student teams at the Broadclyst School usher their innovative ideas to market in the Global Enterprise Challenge. With Microsoft tools supporting the process from start to finish, the Enterprise Challenge provides more than an engaging learning experience for Broadclyst students; it helps them develop skills they'll need in life.

Back up your data in the cloud with Azure

Forget costly tape backup. Who needs that expensive hassle when #Azure delivers backup solutions that securely extend your customers' on-premises backup-storage and data-archiving tasks to the cloud? They can reduce their forecasting risks while transforming capex commitments to a pay-as-you-go model. And #Azure ensures they'll receive more than 99 years of retention for their backup data. Your customers enjoy peace of mind knowing their data is backed up, stored, and archived securely--and affordably. Download: Back up your data in the cloud with Azure

Build forms from scratch and handle responses with Microsoft Forms

There are only so many hours in a day. That's why our customers use Microsoft Forms and Flow to automate tasks between apps and services. Microsoft Forms is a part of Office 365 Education that allows teachers and students to quickly and easily create custom quizzes, surveys, questionnaires, registrations, and more. Microsoft Flow works by letting your apps talk to each other Using Microsoft Forms and Flow saves time so teachers can do more of what they love to do--teach. Download this guide to see how Microsoft Flow can help you optimize! Download: Build forms from scratch and handle responses with Microsoft Forms

Today's Innovative Businesses: Focusing on what matters most

Innovation is the name of the game today. Why let redundant, repetitive tasks stand in the way when #Office365 provides business-process automation to handle them for you? Microsoft Forms lets your customers gather valuable information through surveys, quizzes, and polls. With Microsoft Flow, they can create automated workflows between apps and services. #Office365 has intelligence at its core to deliver the insights and assistance that help your customers do their best work. Download: Today's Innovative Businesses: Focusing on what matters most

Office 365 Propels Turbine Test Services to New Heights

In this video takes a look at how Microsoft Office 365 helps small business owner Scott Naucler and his three employees work better together - giving him time to pursue his passion for the wind, at work and in life. Contact us today to find out how we can help you do the same.