Teams Tips and Tricks
Lauren Christoff

Enhanced Audio and Video Features in Microsoft Teams Meetings

With the rise of virtual meetings and remote work becoming the new norm, the quality of calls and meetings on Teams has become incredibly important. Microsoft is “committed to ongoing improvements to Teams audio and video quality, through user-facing features and settings, to cutting-edge codecs and AI.” With that, I am going to walk you … Read more

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Microsoft Word Tips
Lauren Christoff

Tracking Your Own Changes in Microsoft 365 Word Online

The critical part of producing great content requires getting feedback from your colleagues. Years ago, we found ourselves comparing documents next to each other to see what changes were made, and whether to accept those changes. It was time consuming reading word for word in each document trying to spot the differences and not knowing if what … Read more

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PowerPoint Tips and Tricks
Lauren Christoff

Instantly Create PowerPoint Presentations Using Your Microsoft Word Document

Occasionally, my manager would come to me and ask that I transfer a Word document into a PowerPoint. As you may know, transferring the information by copying from Word and pasting it into a PowerPoint slide can be time consuming. You can now save time creating PowerPoint presentations with this clever new feature in Microsoft … Read more

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Crestwood Video Library
Lauren Christoff

Crestwood Library of Recorded Webinars

Missed a webinar? Want to watch it again? Need a refresher? Or just looking for information? Visit our library of Crestwood webinar recordings.  We have saved them all in one easy access location for you.  Here is a list of categories and featured videos all in one place for your viewing pleasure. Go to the … Read more

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Lauren Christoff

Processing AP Invoices Using Office 365 and Microsoft Teams (Webinar Recording)

This event has passed, but you can still view the recording! View the Recording   Come join us to learn how Microsoft Office 365 and Teams together with DynamicPoint’s Invoice Automation app, EasyAP365, can be used to automate each step in your organization’s AP Invoice process. The agenda will include: Invoice Submission OCR Review and … Read more

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Microsoft Word Tips
Lauren Christoff

The Easy Way to Build a Table of Contents in Microsoft Word

Have you ever found yourself scrolling through hundreds of pages searching for specific information?  Keyword searches are time consuming and do not necessarily locate what you need. So, how do you manage to find that info?  The answer, you build a Table of Contents (TOC). In my previous blog, I talked about adding Styles to … Read more

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Teams Tips and Tricks
Lauren Christoff

November’s Nifty New Features in Microsoft Teams

It’s November, fall is here, weather in the Midwest is getting a little chillier day-by-day. With year-end approaching, we want to make your daily tasks a little faster, easier, and hopefully painless. Check these out: Sometimes marking your status as Busy or Do not disturb honestly doesn’t really work, people still tend to interrupt. Get … Read more

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Microsoft Office 365
Lauren Christoff

Never Make a Mistake Again with Microsoft Office 365 Editor

Write with confidence with Microsoft’s Editor feature. Available on both the web and desktop version, this AI-powered service helps bring out the best writer in you. With one click on the Editor button, view what Editor underlines as an issue in your documents or emails and gives you suggestive changes you may make or ignore. … Read more

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Microsoft Office 365
Lauren Christoff

Microsoft Office 365 Templates Galore, Oh My!  

While I was exploring Microsoft’s website for the next productivity tip, I found a plethora of Office templates and fun activities you can do with your family.   Through your Microsoft Office 365 subscription you will be able to search and create freely from a mass selection of premium Office templates for work, school, or family projects. Explore templates for budgets in Excel, templates to create a KNOCK-OUT presentation in PowerPoint, or design brochures or … Read more

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Teams Tips and Tricks
Lauren Christoff

Liven Up Your Teams Meeting with Microsoft’s Whiteboard

Staring at PowerPoint slides during your company meeting whether working remote or at the office can be a bit, here it is I’m going to say it… BOOORRRRRIIINNNING! Let’s be honest, company meetings with zero interaction with team members is no fun. After the first 15 minutes of just listening to the presenter, interest is … Read more

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Teams Tips and Tricks
Lauren Christoff

What is the Difference between Microsoft Teams and SharePoint? & How to Use Them to Help Locate Exactly What You Need

Microsoft Teams and SharePoint Here at Crestwood we’ve been using Microsoft Teams for approximately a year now and we’ve become very familiar with its features. Saying that, doesn’t mean we know it all, because we don’t, or at least I don’t. I can honestly tell you we learn something new just about every other week. … Read more

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Adobe e-Signatures
Mary Lenehan

How Do You Sign a Document Working Remotely or Without a Printer?

There’s no doubt that working from home can be challenging, especially if you don’t have an office full of equipment. If you don’t possess a printer, how do you execute documents that need a signature? If you are running Acumatica, you can integrate the signed documents directly into your system where they belong. There are … Read more

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