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With so many people working remotely these days, effective communication and collaboration tools are more important than ever. 

Microsoft Teams is an excellent resource to keep your team connected and working cohesively when they can't physically be in the same space.

I've put together 4 tricks to help you get the most out of Microsoft Teams:

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How To Quickly Shift To A Work-From-Home Business Model

As a business owner today, you are now facing unprecedented challenges to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic. You are asked to self-isolate and practice social distancing to “flatten the curve.” You are asked to allow your employees to work from home to reduce possible exposure and slow the spread of COVID-19.

These are all reasonable requests. However, as a business owner you also need to maximize productivity, bring in revenue and try to grow your business in these demanding times. How can you accomplish these goals when your office is now a ghost town and productivity has fallen off a cliff?

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5 Steps To Rise Above The Fear Of COVID-19 And Focus On Growing Your Business

In a matter of just a few short weeks, we have gone from living how we’ve always lived to changing just about everything we do. Schools are out for weeks if not months. Cruises have stopped sailing, and air transportation may be next. Bars and restaurants are closing, sporting events are nonexistent and so many people are now unemployed. If you watch the news or follow social media and see the number of infected keep rising, you can’t help but wonder when (or if) life will return to normal.

As a result of these unprecedented life changes in such a short amount of time, so many people today are frozen in fear. They don’t know what they can do and what they can’t do. They’re numb, fearful and questioning everything.

I believe that the accomplished and determined business owners in our world are facing a unique brand of fears: Will I lose sales and revenue due to the coronavirus? What if I have to lay people off? How can I keep my team and keep them working hard? How will I continue to provide for my family? How long will this last?

Here are five steps you can start taking now to stop being frozen in fear and move forward with your business, your family and living your life.

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How to Stop Cyber-criminals During this Global Pandemic

The world is slowing down during this COVID-19 pandemic. Wall Street is being hit hard. People are no longer going out. We’re told to quarantine or self-isolate and not engage in groups.

You can bet there’s one group that’s not slowing down at all. In fact, they’re probably working overtime while the rest of us have our lives turned upside down. Cybercriminals and hackers know there’s no better time to strike than during a global crisis.

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FAQs: Coronavirus & Your Technology

DP Solutions recently hosted a live Town Hall style webinar to answer our viewers' most pressing questions about adapting their technology amidst the Coronavirus pandemic.
Below is a summary of the Q&A session, broken up by topic:
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Getting the Most out of Microsoft Teams

In a time where many people are telecommuting to work and more and more “home offices” are popping up, Microsoft Teams is one of the most valuable tools you can use to maintain a cohesive and productive working environment. 

What is Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams is a unified communication and collaboration tool that integrates workplace chat, video meetings, file storage, and application integration, allowing your people to connect and work together in one place, no matter where they are.
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Tips for Working Remote (VIDEO)

With the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are encouraging their staff to work from home in order to limit the spread of the Coronavirus and keep their staff safe.  

I don’t think anybody knows what’s going to happen next, but it’s very possible that  similar measures could happen (or already have happened) with your office.  

In light of these concerns, I have a few tips for working remotely.

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How to Protect Yourself Against Coronavirus Cyber Scams

Cyber-criminals are seeing the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to exploit the public’s fears and anxiety.  They are now weaponizing these feelings into cyber-attacks. 

In fact, the US Department of Health and Human Services has already been targeted in a cyber-attack that is believed to have been unsuccessful at taking down systems and stealing data. 

Keeping all of this in mind, we would like to share with you the US Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber-Infrastructure (CISA) alert outlining a few key areas to focus on as these attacks ramp up. 

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How DP Solutions Helps Businesses to Telework

With many States across the U.S. taking major actions to limit the spread of COVID-19, businesses need to offer their staff with options to telecommute.

DP Solutions can help! When you join our Managed IT Services program, you’ll enjoy many technology services that can help you provide an effective telework environment for your employees. Talk with one of our Business Solutions Advisors about enrolling in our Managed IT Services plan.

How DP Solutions can help enable your employees to work remotely:

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Coronavirus: 10 Tips to Enable Employees to Work from Home

The outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) has many employers evaluating their capabilities to allow staff to work from home. Considering this current pandemic, it’s important that your organization is prepared to provide productive work spaces outside of the office.

Below are a few tips to create a productive remote work environment for your staff:

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