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Making Learn from Home Work for Your Kids

June 19, 2020 at 4:06 PM / by Andy Hasenyager posted in Remote Work / Work from Home, Distance Learning / Learn from Home

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Distance Learning Growing Pains

I have a 12-year-old middle schooler. Her school, like so many others, was forced into a remote learning model as a result of COVID-19. We were sort of lucky since this school provided laptops to all their students as part of their regular learning model, and much of their curriculum was already online. That meant a limited learning curve with the equipment, and mainly a need to learn the platform the school elected to use. I’ve been using Microsoft Teams for years — an exceptionally robust and approachable platform — and found my experience helped with her modest learning curve.

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Video Conferencing in the Era of COVID-19

May 21, 2020 at 4:05 PM / by Nick Pena posted in Remote Work / Work from Home, Microsoft Teams, Video Conferencing

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Video conferencing has steadily grown in popularity over the years, achieving a global market size of $3.85 billion USD in 2019. However, with the sudden appearance of the Coronavirus this spring, the demand for video conferencing has skyrocketed to unprecedented levels as more and more employees began working from home

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What's the Best Work at Home Headset?

March 31, 2020 at 3:32 PM / by Megan Sossamon posted in Remote Work / Work from Home, Headsets

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has kicked remote work into high gear, and while some companies have been prepared for this shift, many have been blindsided.  As a result, we are receiving an influx of inquiries around what is the best headset for working at home.

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Microsoft's Commitment to Customers During COVID-19

March 5, 2020 at 12:00 PM / by Megan Sossamon posted in Remote Work / Work from Home, Microsoft Teams

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The following is a note from Microsoft corporate vice president Jared Spataro, originally posted March 5, 2020.

With COVID-19 continuing to impact people and countries around the world, teams everywhere are moving to remote work. Earlier this week, I posted a letter from Lily Zheng, our colleague in Shanghai, detailing her team’s experience using Microsoft Teams to work from home during the outbreak.

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