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10 Questions to ask yourself to get started with Teams

10 Questions to ask yourself to get started with Teams

Over the past few years as Teams has become the fastest growing product in Microsoft’s history, there have been many changes to administration capabilities and product features so this is an ever evolving list, but as of today, here are the primary questions you should ask yourself as you are considering enabling your enterprise for [...]
4 Reasons Your Business Needs an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

4 Reasons Your Business Needs an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

Let’s face it; accidents happen. If it can go wrong, it might. That is why every business, from the mom-and-pop shop around the corner to the Fortune 500 company in the downtown high-rise, needs a backup and disaster recovery plan. According to Forbes, one in three businesses is unprepared for a disaster because their plan […]

How to troubleshoot issues that cause Outlook to crash or stop responding when used with Office 365

How to troubleshoot issues that cause Outlook to crash or stop responding when used with Office 365

Applies to: Exchange OnlineMicrosoft Outlook 2010Outlook 2013Outlook 2016Outlook 2019   INTRODUCTION This article describes how to troubleshoot the following kinds of issues in Microsoft Outlook when it's used together with Office 365: Outlook stops responding (hangs). Outlook crashes even though you aren't actively using it. Outlook crashes when you start it. PROCEDURE To help troubleshoot Outlook [...]
How Compliant is Your Business? 4 Questions You Need to Ask

How Compliant is Your Business? 4 Questions You Need to Ask

No matter which industry you serve, odds are your business needs to comply with some kind of regulatory standards. As companies continue integrating technology into their business operations, more legislation will be created to dictate how companies manage the personal and financial data of its users and customers.    Why Compliance is Important Not being […]

How it works: Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

How it works: Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

The security of two-step verification lies in its layered approach. Compromising multiple authentication factors presents a significant challenge for attackers. Even if an attacker manages to learn the user's password, it is useless without also having possession of the additional authentication method. It works by requiring two or more of the following authentication methods: Something [...]
Create an email signature in Outlook

Create an email signature in Outlook

You can create personalized signatures for your email messages that include text, images, your electronic business card, a logo, or even an image of your handwritten signature. You can set it up so that signatures can be added automatically to all outgoing messages, or you can choose which messages include a signature. Add a signature [...]
How to troubleshoot your printer in Windows 10

How to troubleshoot your printer in Windows 10

Printer problems can really slow down your day. Luckily there are a few easy steps to follow to trouble shoot your printer issues! You can always reach out to OnPar Technologies to assist with any printer or technology needs! Step 1. Unplug and restart your printer Sometimes power cycling your printer can resolve the issue. Turn off [...]
3 Ways to Improve Project Management from Our PM Expert

3 Ways to Improve Project Management from Our PM Expert

Whether you use a project management (PM) software that doesn’t quite fit the needs of your company or you’re winging it without a solution, project management is a crucial piece to your business that can’t be overlooked. That’s why we’ve asked our project management expert to answer the most common PM questions, give us more [...]
How to search in Microsoft Teams

How to search in Microsoft Teams

If Microsoft Teams is an integral part of your work communication, there will be times when you’ll need to go back and find past conversations. This can be a little difficult as the search bar will only show files and tags. Luckily you can follow these simple steps and locate any previous conversation you have [...]
Checklist: Do You Need a Virtual CIO?

Checklist: Do You Need a Virtual CIO?

Amid your daily responsibilities, are you making time to strengthen your cybersecurity, create a disaster recovery strategy and plan other value-added IT initiatives? Like most small and medium-sized companies, you probably don’t have enough time in the day to devote to protecting and advancing your business technology. A virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO) serves as […]

Why SMBs fail to recover after a major cyberattack?

Why SMBs fail to recover after a major cyberattack?

Unfortunately, cyberattacks are at an all time high.  They occur every minute of every day and they affect all persons and companies.  However, not all companies are protected in the same way.  SMBs face far greater threats and have a far great recovery time from these incidents due to the following 4 reasons: Smaller and [...]
SMBs and Phishing Attacks

SMBs and Phishing Attacks

While many of us can easily name cyber-attacks that have occurred against many large corporations (as they tend to dominate the news cycle), most of us cannot do the same for small or medium sized businesses. Also, since large corporations have deeper pockets, they easily bounce back from these attacks while SMBs do not. In [...]
4 Must-Have Tools for Your Team

4 Must-Have Tools for Your Team

You’re always searching for the latest and greatest tools to improve your team’s collaboration and productivity, but wouldn’t it be nice to know that the solutions you wanted to implement would actually do what you need them to? Often, applications are implemented as an end-all-be-all solution, but they don’t integrate with existing apps or cost [...]
Cloud 101: How to Leverage Innovative Cloud Technologies

Cloud 101: How to Leverage Innovative Cloud Technologies

The cloud is a complex but critical environment for driving efficiency and reducing operating costs. By collaborating with technologies like edge computing – which processes data at the edge of your network – and utilizing project management techniques, the cloud automates processes and provides a variety of environments to fit your unique needs. From public [...]
3 Strategies for Conquering Ethics & Privacy

3 Strategies for Conquering Ethics & Privacy

From implementing blockchain to securing data with encryption and disaster recovery solutions, protecting your business’s and customers’ confidential data is crucial to strengthening your reputation and ensuring privacy. But, as more companies come under scrutiny for their data policies, it’s important to understand where digital ethics comes into play for your business. Digital ethics involve [...]
10 Questions to ask yourself to get started with Teams

10 Questions to ask yourself to get started with Teams

Over the past few years as Teams has become the fastest growing product in Microsoft’s history, there have been many changes to administration capabilities and product features so this is an ever evolving list, but as of today, here are the primary questions you should ask yourself as you are considering enabling your enterprise for [...]
4 Reasons Your Business Needs an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

4 Reasons Your Business Needs an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

Let’s face it; accidents happen. If it can go wrong, it might. That is why every business, from the mom-and-pop shop around the corner to the Fortune 500 company in the downtown high-rise, needs a backup and disaster recovery plan. According to Forbes, one in three businesses is unprepared for a disaster because their plan […]

How to troubleshoot issues that cause Outlook to crash or stop responding when used with Office 365

How to troubleshoot issues that cause Outlook to crash or stop responding when used with Office 365

Applies to: Exchange OnlineMicrosoft Outlook 2010Outlook 2013Outlook 2016Outlook 2019   INTRODUCTION This article describes how to troubleshoot the following kinds of issues in Microsoft Outlook when it's used together with Office 365: Outlook stops responding (hangs). Outlook crashes even though you aren't actively using it. Outlook crashes when you start it. PROCEDURE To help troubleshoot Outlook [...]
How Compliant is Your Business? 4 Questions You Need to Ask

How Compliant is Your Business? 4 Questions You Need to Ask

No matter which industry you serve, odds are your business needs to comply with some kind of regulatory standards. As companies continue integrating technology into their business operations, more legislation will be created to dictate how companies manage the personal and financial data of its users and customers.    Why Compliance is Important Not being […]

How it works: Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

How it works: Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

The security of two-step verification lies in its layered approach. Compromising multiple authentication factors presents a significant challenge for attackers. Even if an attacker manages to learn the user's password, it is useless without also having possession of the additional authentication method. It works by requiring two or more of the following authentication methods: Something [...]
Create an email signature in Outlook

Create an email signature in Outlook

You can create personalized signatures for your email messages that include text, images, your electronic business card, a logo, or even an image of your handwritten signature. You can set it up so that signatures can be added automatically to all outgoing messages, or you can choose which messages include a signature. Add a signature [...]
How to troubleshoot your printer in Windows 10

How to troubleshoot your printer in Windows 10

Printer problems can really slow down your day. Luckily there are a few easy steps to follow to trouble shoot your printer issues! You can always reach out to OnPar Technologies to assist with any printer or technology needs! Step 1. Unplug and restart your printer Sometimes power cycling your printer can resolve the issue. Turn off [...]
3 Ways to Improve Project Management from Our PM Expert

3 Ways to Improve Project Management from Our PM Expert

Whether you use a project management (PM) software that doesn’t quite fit the needs of your company or you’re winging it without a solution, project management is a crucial piece to your business that can’t be overlooked. That’s why we’ve asked our project management expert to answer the most common PM questions, give us more [...]
How to search in Microsoft Teams

How to search in Microsoft Teams

If Microsoft Teams is an integral part of your work communication, there will be times when you’ll need to go back and find past conversations. This can be a little difficult as the search bar will only show files and tags. Luckily you can follow these simple steps and locate any previous conversation you have [...]
Checklist: Do You Need a Virtual CIO?

Checklist: Do You Need a Virtual CIO?

Amid your daily responsibilities, are you making time to strengthen your cybersecurity, create a disaster recovery strategy and plan other value-added IT initiatives? Like most small and medium-sized companies, you probably don’t have enough time in the day to devote to protecting and advancing your business technology. A virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO) serves as […]

Why SMBs fail to recover after a major cyberattack?

Why SMBs fail to recover after a major cyberattack?

Unfortunately, cyberattacks are at an all time high.  They occur every minute of every day and they affect all persons and companies.  However, not all companies are protected in the same way.  SMBs face far greater threats and have a far great recovery time from these incidents due to the following 4 reasons: Smaller and [...]
SMBs and Phishing Attacks

SMBs and Phishing Attacks

While many of us can easily name cyber-attacks that have occurred against many large corporations (as they tend to dominate the news cycle), most of us cannot do the same for small or medium sized businesses. Also, since large corporations have deeper pockets, they easily bounce back from these attacks while SMBs do not. In [...]
4 Must-Have Tools for Your Team

4 Must-Have Tools for Your Team

You’re always searching for the latest and greatest tools to improve your team’s collaboration and productivity, but wouldn’t it be nice to know that the solutions you wanted to implement would actually do what you need them to? Often, applications are implemented as an end-all-be-all solution, but they don’t integrate with existing apps or cost [...]
Cloud 101: How to Leverage Innovative Cloud Technologies

Cloud 101: How to Leverage Innovative Cloud Technologies

The cloud is a complex but critical environment for driving efficiency and reducing operating costs. By collaborating with technologies like edge computing – which processes data at the edge of your network – and utilizing project management techniques, the cloud automates processes and provides a variety of environments to fit your unique needs. From public [...]
3 Strategies for Conquering Ethics & Privacy

3 Strategies for Conquering Ethics & Privacy

From implementing blockchain to securing data with encryption and disaster recovery solutions, protecting your business’s and customers’ confidential data is crucial to strengthening your reputation and ensuring privacy. But, as more companies come under scrutiny for their data policies, it’s important to understand where digital ethics comes into play for your business. Digital ethics involve [...]