Show two time zones in your Outlook calendar

When you work with people in another time zone, it’s a good thing to keep track of what time it is there. But, it’s easy to forget how many hours ahead or behind they are. A simple way to keep track of this is by adding a second time zone to your Outlook calendar. To…

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How Database Availability Groups streamline high availability in Exchange Server

Starting with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Database Availability Groups (DAG) have replaced a number of features that provided redundancy for purposes of high availability and disaster recovery. The earlier high availability approaches included Single Copy Cluster (SCC), Standby Continuous Replication (SCR), Local Continuous Replication (LCR), and Cluster Continuous Replication (CCR). Supporting these were the concepts…

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Changing label fonts in Microsoft PowerPoint

You may notice that your labels and percent values appear somewhat jumbled in the Data Labels preview window. This preview may be a little inaccurate, but if you’re using long titles, you’ll need to do some reconfiguring in order to get each percent value and label to fit properly. One way to do this is…

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Share Excel Workbooks in SharePoint

When working in Excel on a file system, you can share the file so that multiple people can edit it, even simultaneously. However, you may wonder how to do a similar thing in Microsoft SharePoint. One way to do this is to publish portions of an Excel file as Web Parts. When editing a Web…

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Microsoft launches revolutionary new app builder

Although the average consumer has jumped head-first into smartphone applications that makes his or her life easier, modern businesses have been a little hesitant toward moving into this brave new mobile world. This is a shame, as there are so many things mobile apps can do that PCs simply can’t, and it’s this push toward mobile…

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Microsoft Office 2016 Quick Start Guides

Download Microsoft’s free Office 2016 Quick Start Guides! Microsoft has put together a set of handy Quick Start Guides that introduce you to the newest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote. Whether you’re coming from previous versions of your favorite apps and want a quick orientation about where to find familiar basics…

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VMware and Microsoft are Working Together for the First Time Ever

In a move that has shocked many industry experts, VMware announced that it will be partnering up with longtime rival Microsoft for a new initiative named Project A2. This collaborative, divulged to the public during the annual conference VMworld, will be the first time the two software giants have ever worked together. Basically, Project A2 aims to…

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4 Reasons to Obtain Cisco Certification

The Value of Cisco Training and Certification Those currently in an IT career have seen their industry change rapidly over the past year, and the technology sector will likely continue to shift into 2016. While many companies are influencing the marketplace, perhaps none has as big of an impact as Cisco. Obtaining Cisco training is…

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3 Ways Excel Training Can Make You a Better Employee

Microsoft Excel and the Importance of Training Because of the seemingly mathematical, formula-oriented nature of its infrastructure, some people mistakenly assume that Microsoft Excel is a program only for people in the tech sphere. However, it’s potential applications extend far beyond that, to practically any business and any job that deals in data. Since nearly…

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7 Signs You May Need Excel Training

Do You Need Excel Training from New Horizons? Microsoft Excel is the standard spreadsheet application for both the business world and for personal use. However, there are several important reasons why Excel training can make a large impact on employee and company productivity. If one or more of the following points ring true, now is the time to…

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3 Key Stages Of A Successful Software Migration

Thousands of companies make significant investments in software each year while introducing new products or upgrading existing product versions. The challenge that most businesses face is transitioning to those new products without losing productivity. New versions of software are created to help businesses work faster and smarter, but if employees are unaware of the advancements,…

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The Importance Of PowerPoint In Business

Most people have used PowerPoint at some point in their education or career. It’s fairly easy to pick up the basic functions of the program for simple presentations, and information can easily be conveyed through bullet points and images on various slides. Most people do not delve into the broader functionality of the program though,…

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