Tough to find a meeting time? Use Microsoft Scheduling Poll

Scheduling polls are a game-changer for coordinating meetings across multiple busy schedules. Start by selecting a range of potential dates and times for your meeting. Then, create a poll using your preferred scheduling tool and share the link with participants. Encourage quick responses to find the most suitable slot. Once everyone has voted, finalize the meeting time that works best for the majority. It’s a simple yet effective way to ensure your meetings are set at a time that’s convenient for all, without the back-and-forth hassle.

Summer Learning

Summer is here. Time to relax! Maybe it’s time to pick up another skill this summer. DePaul students, faculty, and staff can log in to LinkedIn Learning for unlimited free access to a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills.

Stuck in a BlueM@il rut?

Are you just using one app to check your BlueM@il? Did you know that you can use Outlooks web, desktop, or mobile apps to access your email? There are also other apps and email clients that you can use, but they really don’t work as well with BlueM@il as Outlook. It’s kind of weird to call Apple’s and Android’s email apps a “client”. Seems more like a person than a program. Best not to think about it after this line.

MFA is annoying, but…

Additional layers of authentication can be a pain. The IS team is sorry about that. A little. Mostly, we’re not sorry though. Did you know that your accounts are 99.9% less likely to be compromised with multi-factor authentication? Yeah, that’s correct. According to Microsoft’s research, that annoying layer of verification on your phone is really, really effective. Now, go and add some backup verification methods.

DePaul Employees: Check out Microsoft Bookings

Did you know DePaul employees can use Bookings to manage their schedules and availability? Microsoft Bookings is a collaborative scheduling tool with a web-based booking page. Creators or team members assigned as administrators can use the Bookings web-application to customize the booking page, manage staff, and set service offerings. Check out the link below to view a helpful tutorial video!