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Microsoft Teams: What We Learned at Ignite

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Add-On Products joined tech professionals from around the world at Microsoft Ignite September 2018 in Orlando. Attending this conference allowed us to talk in person with customers about our resource booking solutions, as well as learn about what’s next with Microsoft’s technology. Microsoft Teams was definitely a major focus at Ignite 2018. According to the sessions we attended at Ignite, it was the fastest growing Microsoft product that year. Lauded as the ultimate collaboration tool, Teams is a hub for teamwork within Microsoft 365. Teams will eventually replace Skype for Business Online. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Add-On Products is constantly enhancing our product integrations in this collaboration-first environment. Resource Central and Digital Sign Service software supports Microsoft Teams as they support Skype for Business.  

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Save Time and Enhance Productivity with the Assistant Organizer

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In recent years, companies have been under pressure to cut overhead costs and lower head counts. As a result, the number of executive assistants has decreased at many corporations. This is an unfortunate trend, considering that executive assistants make significant contributions to the productivity of an organization.   The return on investment for executive assistants is substantial, especially at senior levels. From ensuring that meetings start on time, to prepping for meetings, to keeping projects on track, executive assistants help to filter distractions and save executives time. The best executive assistants save executives several hours each week by freeing them up from answering emails and handling other tasks that take away from their ability to guide the organization’s agenda.   How Technology Can Help

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Videoconferencing vs. Telephone Conferencing: Which Is the Best Way to Work with a Remote Team?

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Geographically dispersed employees are increasingly common in today’s workplaces. Perhaps you have offices in multiple locations or you have a group of telecommuters that you manage. There are many different challenges that come with supervising employees in multiple locations and time zones, one of the most prominent of them being communication.   At one point in time, telephone conferencing was the preferred method of communication for people in two or more locations. By pressing just a few buttons, team members could connect and converse across multiple locations. While audio conferencing is convenient and cost-effective, it also has some flaws—namely a lack of visual aids that make it easier to focus on the conversation. Then came videoconferencing, which utilizes not only audioconferencing but also a video component that allows

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How to Make Ordering Easy with Advanced Catering Menus in Resource Central

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Why use Word documents, spreadsheets, or pen and paper to order catering when you can automate the process with resource booking software like Resource Central? Booking a meeting and ordering catering doesn’t have to mean manual, error-prone processes. A meeting room booking system like Resource Central allows you to easily find and book meeting rooms and make catering requests directly from Microsoft Outlook®. Staff members who need catering for their meetings can book the catering services that they want, when they want them, in Resource Central. They can also modify, cancel, or manage their bookings with ease.   Advanced Features for Caterers Resource Central isn’t just made to benefit organizations that book catering services. Resource Central boasts a catering interface, where

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Order Catering & Other Services for your Meeting with Resource Booking Software

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The old method for ordering drinks and refreshments for meetings was tedious and error prone. If meetings got canceled, service providers didn’t always receive a notification and therefore food went to waste. There wasn’t a quick way for meeting organizers to update their existing orders and send service providers their orders. With Resource Central resource booking software, meeting organizers can order exactly what they want right from their desktop computer or mobile device at the same time that they book their meeting. When they book a meeting and order an extra service like catering, they are required to complete an order form, which is then automatically sent to the service provider.   User-Friendly Ordering Features Food items can be purchased individually,

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