Tampa, Florida— August 18 2014 — Forceworks, is pleased to announce the
addition of Jessica Mordue as Director of Client Services. Jessica brings 14
years of business process improvement and SaaS administration experience to
the Forceworks team. Jessica will be overseeing deployments of Microsoft
Dynamics CRM Online, and Forceworks’ RapidStartTM for clients nationwide.
About Forceworks: Forceworks, a 2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year, is
headquartered in Tampa, FL, with an office in Nashville, TN. Forceworks
supports Microsoft Cloud Solutions for customers globally. Forceworks holds
Microsoft Competencies for “Customer Relationship Management”, “Portals
and Collaboration (SharePoint)” and “Midmarket Solution Provider”.
Forceworks’ Microsoft Certified Professionals are members of the Microsoft
Cloud Deployment Partner Program and SMB Champions Club and is a member of... (more)
Office 365 is one of the best solutions Microsoft has ever produced.
Organizations are exponentially better off once they are fully operational on
the platform. However, getting from where you are today, over to this utopia,
can range from simple and painless, to the most excruciating thing you have
ever done with IT.
So what’s wrong with Office 365? Nothing, nothing at all. It works
flawlessly, the problem will be on your end. Forceworks has migrated
thousands of seats to Office 365. When there are issues, and there frequently
are, they boil down to the user’s existing hardware... (more)
Have you received a notice from Microsoft about a Microsoft Software Asset
Management Review? This is an ominous sounding undertaking. The minute you
receive one of these letters from Microsoft, you already know whether you
have a problem or not. This is really just a fancy title for an Audit to
ensure that all Microsoft software in use has been paid for. For most
organizations, this will not be a problem. Oh sure, there may be a few edge
cases of software that was license crossed, but generally, if you have been
playing it straight, this process should not present any more heada... (more)
Tampa, Florida— August 22 2014 — Forceworks, is pleased to announce the
addition of RapidStartTM for SharePoint Online. Following the tremendous
success of their RapidStartTM for Dynamics CRM Online, Forceworks has
extended the model to include SharePoint Online.
RapidStart is a fixed scope, fixed fee deployment model built around best
practices and leveraging knowledge gained from hundreds of custom
deployments. “What we found is that most customers, particularly in the SMB
space, have similar SharePoint requirements”, said Steve Mordue, CEO of
Forceworks, “this is the same rea... (more)
I can hear it, can you? A popular podcaster, Jason Calacanis has advised
companies in the past to be wary of launching a technology product on top of
someone else’s platform. Many great Facebook and Twitter apps have simply
been knocked off by the platforms, and subsequently knocked right out of
business. Calacanis himself fell victim as his business at the time was
largely dependent on YouTube, and while Google did not knock off his content,
they simply made a change to the search which orphaned his content… same
result. And now here we have Microsoft.
Talk about being dependen... (more)