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Centriq Blog Category: Microsoft 365

Slack vs. Teams: Combat for Collaboration

Slack vs. Teams: Combat for Collaboration

February 5, 2019 in Microsoft 365, Corporate IT Training / by Alison Chludzinski

To help increase productivity in the workplace, more companies are adopting collaborative communication platforms. These platforms help reduce email clutter and streamline processes with many tools that employees use on a regular basis. Many organizations are catching on to the value of these programs, projecting to increase the communication platform market’s value to $49.5 billion by 2021. Two players have come forward as the frontrunners for many major businesses: Slack and Microsoft Teams. Each platform is similar in structure but has enough differences that beg the question, which is better: Slack or Teams?

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New Microsoft 365 & Office 365 Role-Based Certifications

New Microsoft 365 & Office 365 Role-Based Certifications

January 15, 2019 in Microsoft 365, Centriq News / by Ted Parker

Role-Based Certifications


With the retirement of the MCSA: Office 365 certifications on March 31, 2019 and the release of the new Microsoft 365 certifications, the next generation of Microsoft certifications is here. And, it is truly a new generation. For the first time, Microsoft certifications will focus on building the skills required for actual job roles rather than focusing on features and services of the Microsoft software product itself. As a result, Microsoft is calling these new certs “role-based” certifications.

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