Webcast Recordings

3T@3 Webcasts

On the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 3:00 pm ET (3T@3), we host an informative webcast covering cloud computing issues, ideas, and innovations relevant to small and mid-size businesses.

Coffee & Clouds Minicasts

These short webcast provide a quick hit of critical information for SMBs and others looking to select the best cloud solution and strategy.

Webcast Recordings

To see upcoming events, go to our News & Events page.

Coffee & Clouds: Think Beyond Email

In this Coffee & Clouds minicast, we look at key differentiating features of G Suite and Office 365 beyond email, calendars, and contacts. The objective of this session is to offer a view of what’s possible G Suite and Office 365 to assist in determining when and why you will make your move to the cloud.

If you watch the webcast and contact us for more information, the coffee is on us.

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Coffee & Clouds: Office 365 or G Suite?

In this Coffee & Clouds minicast, we look at how to evaluate if G Suite of Office 365 will best meet your business needs. We explore how your employees, line of business systems, mobility needs, security and privacy requirements, and operating practices will guide your decision.

If you watch the webcast and contact us for more information, the coffee is on us.

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Save Time and Money with Skype for Business (1-17-17)

In January’s 3T@3 Webcast, Save Time & Money with Skype for Business, we focused on how you can leverage Skype for Business to save both time and money. Joined by Greg Plum, a unified communications expert and Microsoft CIE Facilitator, we overviewed the voice and meetings features of Skype for Business and discussed how can use these features, along with presence, IM, and full Office 365 integration, to work more efficiently and effectively. Learned how Skype for Business can replace WebEx and other expensive meeting tools.

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Year End Cool Tool Review (12-20-16)

In December’s 3T@3 Webcast, Year End Cool Tool Review, we played show and tell with some of the best add-ons to G Suite we have found.  Some have been featured in the Cool Tools section of our monthly newsletter, others you may not have heard of before this session. Chances are you saw at least one cool tool, with a special offer, that you want to try.

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Projects & Tasks in Google Apps (11-15-16)

In November’s 3T@3 Webcast, Projects & Tasks in Google Apps, we looked at how today’s teams manage their work, and the tools available for the Google Apps platform.  We featured and demoed Hive, the only team project management tool built to run in the Google Apps ecosystem. With native Gmail and Drive integration, groups, and automation templates, Hive gives teams a single-screen view of activities, deadlines, and issues. Thank you for joining us for this dynamic session and demo

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Create a Cohesive Cloud with Directory-as-a-Service (10-18-16)

In October’s 3T@3 Webcast, Create a Cohesive Cloud with Directory-as-a-Service, we looked at the identity and directory challenges facing SMBs as they move into the cloud or expand their cloud services. We also looked at the limitations of SSO solutions and the impact of keeping on-premise Active Directory or LDAP servers. Joined by the JumpCloud team, we explored and demonstrated how Directory as a Service can free you from AD and LDAP services while providing improved security, device control, user and group management, single sign-on, and a better user experience. Thank you for joining us and learning how your cloud management can be more cohesive and effective.

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Integrated CRM for Google Apps (09-20-16)

In September’s 3T@3 Webcast, Integrated CRM for Google Apps, we took a look at some of the CRM challenges facing small and mid-size businesses and explore Prosperworks as the Google- recommended solution. Joined by the Prosperworks team, we demonstrated how Prosperworks integrates with your Inbox, Contacts, Calendar, and Drive to provide a seamless solution for managing your contacts and your sales process.  Specifically, we looked at Prosperworks features for automated customer research, pipeline management, forecasting, reporting, and analytics.

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Information Management Strategies for Google Apps (08-16-16)

In August’s 3T@3 Webcast, Information Management Strategies for Google Apps, we took a look at several common information management use cases. We discussed strategies, tactics, and tools that let you better manage your information without administrative headaches and over burdened budgets.

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Ready For Ransomware (07-19-16)

In July’s 3T@3 Webcast, Ready for Ransomware, we took an in-depth look at the problem and map out a way forward. With a brief update on the scope of problem, we explored the types of ransomware and current target trends.  Our discussion focused on Ransomware CPR — Communications, Prevention, and Response — as a three-pronged approach to managing risk and mitigating potential damage.

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Integrating Salesforce with Your Cloud (06-21-16)

In June’s 3T@3 Webcast, Integrating Salesforce with your Cloud, we look at how you can merge Salesforce into your Google Apps or Office 365 environment.  Joined by the team from CirrusPath, we will discuss some of the integration challenges and will demonstrate Cirrus Insight, a solution that brings Salesforce into your inbox screen. As we will demo both the Google Apps and Office 365 solutions, Google Apps users should definitely join at 3:00 pm ET; Office 365 users should join the session by 3:25 pm ET.

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Counter Terrorism and Your Cloud Data (04-19-16)

In this month’s 3T@3 Webcast, Counter-Terrorism and Your Cloud Data, we look at the key cyber security risks facing small and mid-size businesses and present concrete steps you can take to protect your data, employees, and business. Specifically, we will discuss how cloud computing alters your risk profile — from advanced persistent threats to 3rd party app access — and the steps you should take to manage your risk. Join us if you are ready to learn, react, and protect.

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Pitching Innovation (03-15-16)

The emergence of cloud computing has fostered a new wave of business innovation. Cloud services enable organizations to do things differently, and adopt best practices, without complex and expensive projects. Workers are empowered by tools that let them collaborate and accomplish their objectives more efficiently.  The truly impactful innovations often begin with an idea on how an IT capability can be applied in a new or different way.

The challenge for many IT leaders: How do you pitch innovations and ideas?

In this month’s 3T@3 Webcast, Pitching Innovation, we look at the process of floating IT-driven innovation in the same light as entrepreneurs pitching business ideas and salespeople pitching the value of their product or service.  Bill Kenney, co-founder of Test My Pitch joins us to discuss the elements, structure, and delivery of a great pitch. Bill will also discuss tools you can use to develop and tune your pitch for optimal impact. Armed with these skills, IT and business leaders can better pitch and move forward innovations.

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Beyond MS Office with Office 365 (02-23-16)

As more small and midsize businesses step into the cloud, the perception that Microsoft Office 365 is merely “MS Office running someplace else” continues to persist. In addition to a range of collaboration features not available with on-premise MS Office, Microsoft Office 365 includes information, marketing, and analytic applications unique to the online experience.

In this month’s 3T@3 Webcast, Beyond MS Office with Office 365, we will take a look at the some of the features of Microsoft Office 365 that you will not see in your local version of Office. Shown in the context of business use cases, we will demonstrate how these tools can add value and help you better manage and run your business.

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Customizing Google Apps (01-12-16)

As we discussed in several past 3T@3 Webcasts, Google Apps is more than an application suite for productivity, communication, and collaboration.  Google Apps is a platform for business computing. By using the scripting capabilities within Google Apps, and the robust set of APIs, you can customize Google Apps to better support businesses processes.

In this month’s 3T@3 Webcast, Customizing Google Apps, we discuss the customization possibilities within the Google Apps suite and the value that customization can bring to your organization. We will also look at a few customization projects as an example of what’s possible.

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Office 365 and Google Apps: The SME Perspective (12-15-15)

In a special joint event with the New York Distance Learning Association (www.nydla.org), this month’s 3T@3 Webcast, Office 365 and Google Apps: The SME Perspective, we offer a realistic view of cloud computing today as it applies to small and mid-size enterprises. We take a step back and look at the state of cloud computing, the types of cloud computing SMEs are using successfully, and some roadmaps for going cloud that won’t break your business, or your bank account.

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Office 365 and Google Apps: The SME Perspective (12-15-15)

In a special joint event with the New York Distance Learning Association (www.nydla.org), this month’s 3T@3 Webcast, Office 365 and Google Apps: The SME Perspective, we offer a realistic view of cloud computing today as it applies to small and mid-size enterprises. We take a step back and look at the state of cloud computing, the types of cloud computing SMEs are using successfully, and some roadmaps for going cloud that won’t break your business, or your bank account.

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Identity Management & The Cloud (11-17-15)

In this month’s 3T@3 Webcast, Identity Management & The Cloud, we explore the benefits and challenges of methods and tools currently available for user identity management across cloud services and will identify common gaps between traditional user identity management and the solutions for cloud.  Joined by JumpCloud, we will explore solutions that address cross-service user identity management as well as security for the local device login, online and offline.

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Roadmaps to the Cloud (10-15-15)

In this month’s 3T@3 Webcast, Roadmaps to the Cloud, we look at the types of cloud solutions, the mix of services, and the best-practices at work today for businesses like yours. We also explore multiple case studies through which we roadmap how existing infrastructure and applications can successfully move the cloud — and the mix of services that make it all work.

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Stepping Back: A Fresh Look at the Why and How of Cloud (8-18-15)

In this month’s 3T@3 Webcast, Stepping Back: A Fresh Look at the Why and How of Cloud, we start with an update on the big picture of cloud and assess the markets, solution capabilities, and potential. If you are still considering a move to the cloud, or thinking about expanding your cloud footprint, we will look at ways to ensure your entry or growth in the Cloud is successful.

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At Least 5 Cool Things (07-21-15)

In this month’s 3T@3 Webcast, At Least 5 Cool Things, we are going to present at least 5 (maybe more if we have time) cool things around Google Apps. We want to show you features, add-ons, extensions, and 3rd party apps that you may have missed, all of which can make your life in the cloud just a bit easier.

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A Fresh Look at Chrome for Work (06-16-2015)

In this month’s 3T@3 Webcast: A Fresh Look at Chrome for Work, we look at the value proposition of Chrome for Work. While we will discuss how Chrome devices can serve as great thin clients with access to legacy apps for knowledge workers, our focus is on the value of using Chrome for other use cases.  In particular, we will look at employee kiosks, loan devices, digital signage, and Chromebox for Meetings. We will demonstrate the hard and soft savings of Chrome as the device for your device-less workers.

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Designing a Cloud File Service (05-19-2015)

In this month’s 3T@3 Webcast: Designing a Cloud File Service, we look at the what it means to design a cloud file service that provides secure access and protects data while providing users access that fits with the way they work. We will explore different architectures in terms of business requirements, consider the impact of user habits and existing applications, assess security and privacy needs, and understand the user experience. We will discuss pros and cons of different designs, all with the intent of helping you select and implement a cloud file service that best meets your needs.

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What is CumuluSuite? (04-21-2015)

In this month’s 3T@3 Webcast, What is CumuluSuite?, we define and explore our CumuluSuite package for Google Apps, and how CumuluSuite creates matches the cloud file service to your business and end users’ needs and expectations. The session will look at how Google Drive works, and how each CumuluSuite package expands the environment to achieve the appropriate level of centralization and management for different types of businesses.

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Transformation: The Best Reason to Go Google (03-24-2015)

In March’s 3T@3 Webcast, Transformation: The Best Reason to Go Google, we look at Google Apps from a new angle — not as an email, calendar, and file service, but as a platform that empowers your team with new ways to collaborate and work.  We will look at a number of use cases that illustrate this potential.

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4 Overlooked Threats to Your Google Apps Data (02-24-2015)

In February’s 3T@3 Webcast, 4 Overlooked Threats to Your Google Apps Data, we look at four (4) specific threats to your Google Apps data that most small and mid-size businesses overlook when considering how well they protect their data. For each threat, we will discuss the risk and present solutions.

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Closing the Side Door for a More Secure Cloud (12-16-2014)

In December’s 3T@3 Webcast, Closing the Side Door for a More Secure Cloud, we explore ways you can effectively mitigate evolving data security and privacy risks. Specifically, we will look at “side door” risks and the tools and services in place to help you prevent successful attacks. The session will provide tangible examples of risk and offer specific tools and services to address them.

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Email Productivity in Google Apps (11-18-14)

In November’s 3T@3 Webcast, Email Productivity in Google Apps, we take a look at several cool tools that can help you and your team better manage your communications and email-resident information.  Whether you are looking to go “Zero Inbox”, reinforce your marketing message, track sales conversations, we will show you tools that can make you more effective and efficient.

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Unlimited Drive Storage: Are You Ready? (10-21-14)

In this October’s 3T@3 Webcast Unlimited Drive Storage: Are You Ready?, we will discuss a broad range of issues and challenges related to using Drive as a global file service.  Topics will include: creating a managed file service, providing data protection and recovery, managing teacher-student engagement, setting policies to ensure privacy, protecting confidential and sensitive data, and leveraging vault as a management tool.

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Complete Your Google Apps Ecosystem (9-16-14)

In this September’s 3T@3 Webcast, we explore a number of solutions that help you Complete Your Google Apps Ecosystem. We take a look at aspects of the ecosystem that are often overlooked, but help users and administrators succeed. Specifically, we will explore and discuss: printing via the cloud, encrypting email for specific users, protecting uses and devices, filtering and monitoring web use, and mitigating 3rd party application risk.

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Cloud Computing and the Big Picture (8-20-14)

In this August’s 3T@3 Webcast, we step back and take a look at Cloud Computing and the Big Picture. In addition to covering the basics — the What, Where, When, Why, and How — of cloud computing, we will present and discuss tactical and strategic approaches to selecting and implementing cloud-based and hosted solutions. We will also explore examples of services that can benefit your business, non-profit, or government agency today.

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Creating a File Service Over Drive (7-22-15)

In this July’s 3T@3 Webcast, we go beyond the basics of creating centralized storage accounts and managing permissions. In this webcast, we will take a look at the reasons for creating a managed cloud file service and how you can go beyond basic administration to include custom meta data and manage work flows. In partnership with the team at Altirnao, will explore and demonstrate AODocs, a solution for managing file services in Drive that does integrates with, rather than replacing, Drive functionality.

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