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Ronnie Patton

Meet Cortana – Your New Calendar Assistant

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Tired of spending too much time trying to coordinate group meeting times? Microsoft has developed Cortana into your very own AI assistant to fix that!
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We’ve all been there. Countless emails, slow responses, and not knowing other’s calendars when it comes time to schedule a meeting. The amount of time it takes just to find a time to meet feels a little ridiculous sometimes. Surely there must be a better way, right?

Microsoft recently released a new application to solve this very problem. This project is called “Calendar.help” and is assisted by Cortana – Microsoft’s AI digital assistant, whose mission is to help you get things done. To now schedule a meeting with either a group or individual, simply CC: Cortana in an email and ask her in the email to set up a meeting! Cortana will automatically respond to those you invite and take care of all the back and forth emails by accessing anyone’s shared calendar or responding to emails of those who haven’t shared their calendar with Cortana. Not only will this save time and make meeting times more efficient, but it will also allow your organization to be overall more productive.

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Tony Maddin

Leveraging Your Microsoft Investments

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Presentation and Panelist Discussion on Tips for Getting True Adoption by End Users
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We would bet that Microsoft makes up one of the largest spends of your IT budget – but are you making the most of it? Microsoft Teams, collaboration, adoption and change management are all hot topics right now. Why? Because they are all revolutionizing the way companies work, communicate and drive productivity. Office 365 solutions, like Teams, enable your employees to achieve business outcomes – cost savings, time savings, simplifying and automating processes. However, these outcomes can only be achieved if end-users adopt and want to use the new technology…and use it as intended. People often resist change and those resistors can prevent success, but most often people resist technology when they don’t know how or when to use it. So, what are the best ways to drive successful adoption in your organization?

Check out the video below documenting an event with Interlink and one of our clients, G&J Pepsi, as we dive into Teams, Office 365 and Adoption – sharing tips on how to make the most of your Microsoft Investments.

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Nader Fattah

Take Advantage of the New Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Update

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Desktop Analytics, Azure Active Directory User Group Discovery, Maintenance Options & more – check out our favorite new features from Update 1906 for System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
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System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is a game-changer for productivity and efficiency for your IT staff. As a product in the Microsoft System Center suite of management solutions, SCCM helps organizations manage devices and users both on-premises and in the cloud. It reduces manual overhead tasks that IT teams normally must do, therefore letting them focus more on high-value projects. The great thing about SCCM is that it works alongside your existing Microsoft technologies. It can integrate with Intune, Exchange Server, Remote Desktop, Windows Deployment Services, and many more solutions. With the latest update, SCCM can also integrate with Desktop Analytics, which increases your opportunities with this tool even further. The update also enables some other new features that make things easier for IT with multiple new capabilities and features.

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Karly Dwenger

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: Azure 201 – Best Practices to Maximize the Value of Azure

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Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud solutions. How do you keep up?

Don't miss this on-demand event to learn more!

Azure gives your organization the freedom to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using your favorite tools and frameworks while protecting your data with world-class security. However, it can be hard to keep up with all the changes and understand what's all there. 

There are a lot of pieces that go into Azure - security, governance, assessments, management and more. Don't you wish you could have a better understanding of all these aspects of Azure to make the most out of your investment? 

In this exclusive on-demand webinar, Interlink dives into Azure, covers relevant changes and updates, & reveals how Azure services can expand your current solutions. 



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Mike Wilson

Don’t Just Buy a Solution - Fully Adopt Your New Technologies

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We understand that adopting new technology involves change, and change can be daunting – what’s the best way to seamlessly adopt new technologies throughout your organization?
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IT projects are notorious for their high failure rate. It’s estimated that up to 70% of change initiative projects fail to deliver their desired results – but why? The main aspect of these failures is due to poor change management planning and little to no end-user adoption – most organizations put new practices and technology before their people.

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Welcome to the Interlink Cloud Blog

All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only. The owner of this blog makes no representations or warranties regarding the information from our partners or other external sources.