October 30, 2023

5 Strategies to Supercharge Your Microsoft 365 ROI

In today’s dynamic digital landscape, unlocking the full potential of Microsoft 365 (M365) is essential for businesses aiming to stay ahead of the competition. M365 provides a comprehensive suite of powerful tools and capabilities that can significantly enhance productivity and streamline operations.

To help empower your business with Microsoft 365, we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide that delves into key strategies for Maximizing Your Microsoft 365 Return on Investment (ROI).

While our guide offers valuable strategies for optimizing your M365 ROI, this Insight focuses on five additional tactics that can further amplify the benefits of this powerful platform. All of the strategies included in our guide and this Insight are designed to provide you with a holistic understanding of the diverse ways in which Microsoft 365 can be leveraged to drive efficiency and productivity within your organization.

1. Leverage Advanced Collaboration Tools

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Microsoft Teams and SharePoint are more than just communication platforms; they’re collaborative powerhouses. Harnessing the collaborative potential of these tools can revolutionize the way your teams work together, fostering seamless communication and efficient project management.

For example, you can use Teams to create channels for different projects or teams, where team members can collaborate on meeting notes, share files, and communicate in real time. You can also use SharePoint to create sites and document libraries for project management, team knowledge sharing, and more.

2. Optimize Security Measures

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Security is paramount in today’s digital landscape and Microsoft 365 offers a robust set of security features. Optimizing your security measures can fortify your data against potential threats and ensure compliance with industry regulations.

For example, implement multi-factor authentication (MFA) to make your accounts more secure and Information Rights Management to restrict access to sensitive business information.

It’s important to note that while these security features are a good starting point, you still have an important role to play when it comes to security and compliance. Check out our guide for a more detailed responsibility breakdown and additional considerations. 

3. Automate Routine Tasks with Power Automate

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Say goodbye to manual, time-consuming tasks. Power Automate is a powerful tool that can automate repetitive tasks, freeing up your team to focus on more strategic and high-value work.

For example, you can use Power Automate to automate tasks such as sending email notifications when a document is ready for annual review, or automatically creating a new task in a Teams channel when a new customer inquiry is received.

4. Enhance Decision Making with Power BI

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Data is the backbone of informed decision-making. Power BI is a business intelligence tool that can help transform your raw data into actionable insights.

By using Power BI to visualize and analyze your data, you can gain insights into key business trends, identify areas for improvement, and make data-driven decisions that lead to enhanced performance and a competitive edge.

5. Customize Solutions for Specific Industry Needs

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Every industry has its unique requirements, and Microsoft 365 is versatile enough to adapt to them all. M365 can be tailored to suit the specific needs of your industry.

For example, if you’re in the manufacturing industry, you can use Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online to create a scalable Quality Management solution to gain enterprise-wide governance, process management, and security of internal compliance procedures.

Our guide showcases several additional real-world examples of how businesses have successfully customized their Microsoft 365 experience to achieve optimal results.

Make the Most of Your Microsoft 365 Investment Today

We’ve just scratched the surface of what Microsoft 365 can do for your business. To dive deeper into these strategies and uncover a wealth of insights, tips, and best practices, don’t miss the opportunity to download our comprehensive guide, Maximizing Your Microsoft 365 ROI. Use it as your roadmap to achieve success and efficiency with Microsoft 365.


How to Maximize Your Microsoft 365 ROI

If you’re using Microsoft 365 but are wondering if you’re harnessing its full capabilities, this guide is your compass, guiding you to the true potential of your organization. It’s time to move from “wondering” to “planning”.

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