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Introducing How-to Outlook – Scenario-based Outlook Tutorials

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It is our passion to help users increase productivity using Microsoft Office for many years through our scenario-based tutorials. We have received astounding feedback from people around the world, and our tutorials are available through numerous online training platforms such as Udemy, CyberU, and OpenSesame – in addition to our own website Business Productivity. While […] Read More

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Introducing How-to PowerPoint – Scenario-based PowerPoint Tutorials

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We have been helping users increase productivity using Microsoft Office for many years through our scenario-based tutorials. We have received astounding feedback from people around the world, and our tutorials are available through numerous online training platforms such as Udemy, CyberU and OpenSesame – in addition to our own website Business Productivity. Although many users […] Read More

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Introducing How-to Word – Scenario-based Word Tutorials

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For years, we have been helping users increase productivity using Microsoft Office through our scenario-based tutorials. We have received amazing feedback from people all over the world, and our tutorials are available through numerous online training platforms such as Udemy, OpenSesame and CyberU in addition to our own website Business Productivity. Even though many users and organizations today have […] Read More

OneNote in Everyday Life

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Last week we had a lot of fun at our house recording a documentary of how I use OneNote to stay organized in my personal life. The documentary will be shown during the “Learn OneNote Conference 2016”. This is a free, online conference that brings together the worlds’ experts on OneNote to share their knowledge. […] Read More

Announcing – Office 365 course for business people

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Being able to effectively leverage technology is becoming a necessity in today’s workplace. I would go as far as to say that it will become a differentiating factor between those who have a successful career and those who don’t. The entry of new, modern productivity tools, such as those introduced in Office 365, raises new […] Read More

Our course Professional document using Word 2013 is live

Professional documents using Word 2013

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Do you ever think about how much time you spend using Microsoft Word? Microsoft Word is one of those applications that most business professionals use on a daily basis. Even though it’s so widely used, very few people leverage the full functionality of Word. I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve seen people […] Read More

Effective use of Outlook 2013

Effective use of Outlook 2013

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Today we are very proud to announce the launch of our new course “Effective use of Outlook 2013”. Most business professionals use Outlook on a daily basis to manage their email, time and contacts. However very few actually know how to get the most of Outlook to increase their productivity. By combining good work methods […] Read More

Our courses are on OpenSesame

Our courses now on OpenSesame

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The world of training is rapidly changing. More and more online training providers are offerings courses to individuals and organizations. I’m proud to announce that we have signed an agreement with OpenSesame to make our courses available through their marketplace. Now you have a number of options to access our courses through a wide range […] Read More

Roll out Office 2013 successfully

Make your Office 2013 rollout a success

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Are you planning to roll out Office 2013 within your organization? Have you thought about how to get people excited about the new Office? Having a proper communication plan in place with material and activities that increase awareness and train users on how to effectively use Office 2013 is key for a successful launch. In […] Read More

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Create an online course using Office Mix in PowerPoint

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Update: Office Mix was retired on May 1, 2018. May 9th, Microsoft announced Office Mix, a new innovative cloud-based service that enables users to create interactive, online training sessions using PowerPoint 2013. Office Mix, which is currently available as a free customer preview, enables users to record and share their courses directly from within PowerPoint. This […] Read More

5 Steps for a successful IT system launch

5 Steps for a successful internal IT system launch

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Being focused on end-user adoption we are often asked to help customers with their internal IT system launches. Purchasing, implementing and rolling out an internal IT system involves a number of challenges. IT departments are usually very well equipped to go through the technical steps of the process – architecture planning, application testing, installation, configuration […] Read More

Get Started with GetSharpCourses

Introducing GetSharpCourses

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Today I’m very pleased to officially announce GetSharpCourses, our popular online Microsoft Office courses available via our own website.  Since we launched www.businessproductivity.com users have been able to access GetSharpVideos – our library of short videos on how to use Microsoft Office more effectively. With GetSharpCourses we are extending our website offering to also include […] Read More

5 Ways to train employees on Microsoft Office

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Employees in most organizations are expected to know how to analyze data in Excel, create a presentation in PowerPoint and write a report in Word. Even though Microsoft Office is used by business professionals for numerous hours a day, very few employees have actually been trained on how to use Microsoft Office. Here lies an […] Read More

Eye-catching presentations using PowerPoint 2013

Eye-catching presentations using PowerPoint 2013

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Today I’m very pleased to announce the launch of our new course called, “Eye-catching presentations using PowerPoint 2013”. The course is now available on Udemy and will soon be available on other course platforms such as OpenSesame and Bizsnack. The course is targeted for all business professionals that want to learn how to get the […] Read More

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Introducing GetSharpVideos and GetSharpCourses

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Rapid developments in productivity software have had a significant impact on the way employees communicate and collaborate with one another and productivity tools are vastly different from just a few years ago. This leaves organizations with the ever-growing need to train employees and the challenge of constantly keeping them up to speed on how to […] Read More

Effective teamwork using Microsoft SharePoint and Lync

Effective teamwork using Microsoft SharePoint and Lync 2010

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More and more companies are implementing organizational productivity tools such as Microsoft SharePoint and Lync to enable employees all over the world to work better together. Even though these applications are rather straight forward to use, it’s not always evident how to most effectively use them in a work environment. Today I’m pleased to announce […] Read More

Professional document using Microsoft Word 2010

Professional documents using Microsoft Word 2010

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Microsoft Word is one of those applications that most business professionals use on a daily basis.  Even though it’s so widely used, very few people leverage the full functionality of Word. I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve seen people waste hours and hours of their valuable work time by manually inserting page […] Read More

Manage email, time and contacts using Microsoft Outlook 2010

Manage email, time and contacts using Microsoft Outlook 2010

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Most customers I meet use Microsoft Outlook at work to manage their email, time and contacts. Even though most of us spend many hours each day using Outlook it’s very rare I meet someone who uses Microsoft Outlook really effectively. Even though Outlook has evolved over the years, most people use it the same way […] Read More

Sharper skills using Microsoft Excel 2010

Sharper skills using Microsoft Excel for business

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When I tell people about our business and the courses we provide most people say that they would love to improve their skills in Excel. A lot of you have probably stared at an empty spreadsheet and just wished that it would magically turn into a great looking report with clever analysis. There are numerous […] Read More

Smart and effective notes using Microsoft OneNote

Smart and effective notes using Microsoft OneNote

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In April we launched our first course, “Eye-catching presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010” on Udemy (the online learning platform where experts around the world can share their knowledge). During the next couple of weeks, we’ll take all the 10-minute video tutorials on Microsoft Office 2010 that we have published in our video library on www.businessproductivity.com […] Read More