17 Jun

Creating Custom Mimecast Email Signatures

A few months ago, I found myself frustrated with how we had implemented email signatures. We use Mimecast to apply signatures to external recipients. We chose this solution as it was already available to us as part of our Mimecast subscription, and was better than using Outlook signatures. The management became time consuming, which led me to Read more…

07 May

My WiFi – My Rules!

how to get more bandwidth

More people at home full time means more people using the internet which translates to less bandwidth per person. Some days, it may feel like your connection is slower than usual. Is it because the kids are streaming an HD movie or playing Call of Duty online with four hundred of their closest friends, both Read more…

06 May

Creating a Second Monitor at Home

how to create a second monitor

I was complaining about a viewer on a particular periodical site resulting in my inability to easily read certain articles. While the grievance was legitimate, the problem fell to me to address. I didn’t have large screen monitor at home. For level setting purposes, I am really a basic user who happens to be offered Read more…

30 Apr

Microsoft Subscription Licensing – 2020 Update

Understanding Microsoft Licensing

Microsoft is making changes to its subscription licensing plans. OK, that’s not actually news, as Microsoft frequently makes changes, adding new plans, adding products, and changing the included features. All of that is expected and normal. In April 2020, however, Microsoft changed the name of many of its subscription plans. Understanding Microsoft subscription plans can Read more…

23 Apr

Tips for Managing the Remote Workforce

remote work

Working remotely is not a new concept, but in the recent weeks, it has been one of the only methods to keep many businesses afloat. The Coronavirus has directly impacted how we live and how we work. We hope that the chaos will calm down soon, but until then, we wanted to provide a few Read more…

14 Apr

Teams and Chat Fun with a Windows 10 Trick

With the new normal we now find ourselves in, many law firms and organizations are either implementing or planning to implement Microsoft Teams to improve the experience of attorneys and staff working from home. If your firm is doing this, you are in for a treat. Kraft Kennedy has used Teams for a long time Read more…

25 Mar

How to disable and control Shut Down / Sleep functions in Windows

How to disable Windows Shut Down

We are seeing technicians make avoidable trips into offices in order to power-on PCs that have been shutdown or put to sleep accidentally. It can happen when a firm’s remote access strategy includes allowing users to connect to their in-office Windows workstation, via technologies such as Microsoft Remote Desktop, LogMeIn, GoToMyPC, or TeamViewer. A question Read more…

27 Jun

Microsoft Subscription Licensing Explained 2019 [UPDATED]

Last summer, we posted an article called “What’s Really Included in the Four Microsoft Subscription Licensing Plans?” summarizing the features and prices of the many confusing Microsoft subscription licensing plans. Since then, it has not gotten any easier to understand the details of what’s included, what’s not included, and most importantly, which licenses are best Read more…

10 Apr

5 Ways to Know if You Are a Data Security Risk

When we help law firms implement security programs, we take the expected technical measures: we plug up holes in the network, apply encryption where necessary, install monitoring solutions, and so on. But the most important aspect of any security program, user training and awareness, is also the one that is hardest to control with any Read more…

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