Here Is the One Question You Need to Ask Your Sales Team

What's the one question to ask your sales team to empower them to achieve more? Check out this article from award-winning researcher, sales expert and tech entrepreneur, David Priemer. In Entrepreneur, David shares advice for selling more, faster and with less friction --encouraging organizations to unveil "blockers and blind spots lurking in the dark corners of your sales operation."

Take customer engagement to a whole new level

Engagement matters to technology buyers. Check out this infographic to see how combining Dynamics 365 for Sales, Office 365 and LinkedIn Sales Navigator helps customers break through roadblocks to better sales efficiency by bringing relationship data together for actionable insights. Get out from under the complexity of disconnected tools, data and processes once and for all!

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Red Cross saves lives in Kenya with cloud-based solutions

This case study, brought to you by @msftnonprofits, tells the moving story of how the Red Cross in Kenya uses Microsoft solutions to enable real-time decision-making and faster response in the most remote areas. For more information on Microsoft solutions for nonprofits, contact us today.

Remote staff meeting with Teams

It's easy to meet through Microsoft Teams. You can invite others to meet right now, or you can schedule a future meeting through the calendar tab. Participants can take notes, invite others, share content, and even record the meeting for team members to watch later. After each meeting, all the notes, recordings, shared files, and conversations are available for future reference. Teams takes the stress out of scheduling, organizing and recording meetings, so you can focus on content and collaboration. Even better, Office 365 and Teams A1 is free to educators right now!

The Total Economic Impact™ of Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

According to Forrester, Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance has the best ROI, with a migration payback in six months or less and a potential 212% ROI over three years. Additionally, Azure's intelligent database offers dynamic scalability that enables your database to transparently respond to rapidly changing requirements, and you pay only for the resources you need, when you need them. Azure works with your on-premises investments so that customers use their same skills when they migrate, using familiar tools and features. All of this, along with easy and free migration tools, makes Azure the best fit option for your cloud needs.

Guide to Creating a BYOD Policy for Small Business

Allowing employees to access company data from personal devices can be essential to creating work-life balance, but employee-owned devices can also pose security threats. Check out this article for an overview of the risks and benefits of implementing a bring-your-own-device policy. Contact us for more information on how to help your company secure company data accessed from personal devices.

Office 365 Mobility

This infographic focuses on how Office 365 makes it easy for nonprofits to collaborate with colleagues on the road or in the office. Find out how to do more, be more productive, gain new insights, build teamwork, and get more control over data security and compliance in your organization. For more information on Office 365, contact us today.

Mobilize your nonprofit organization

Nonprofits need to be able to empower staff with the freedom and mobility to work whenever and wherever they choose. "Mobilize your nonprofit organization" helps your customers understand how they can mobilize and modernize their organization without sacrificing security. To learn how Microsoft Office 365 cloud solutions can empower nonprofit employees to effectively work remotely, across all devices, securely and compliantly, contact us today.

Leerwerkloket combats unemployment with Dynamics 365 Sales Professional

Watch this video and learn how Leerwerkloket—a Netherlands-based career counseling organization—upgraded to Dynamics 365 Sales Professional, which gave them the ability to turn data into useful insights. Leerwerkloket provides services to those who are unemployed, as well as seeking a career change. They offer personalized advice to all candidates looking for new jobs. A significant reason they chose to upgrade to Sales Pro is that it's a cloud application running in Microsoft's own data centers, which is fully compliant with government standards, such as GDPR. Since the upgrade, Leerwerkloket can now gather relevant and critical data to report back to their government.