Protect your spreadsheet

Posted on Nov 21, 2016 by Alan Gurney


Do you create and collaborate on spreadsheets with your colleagues? Want to ensure your workbooks retain all of the correct data and formulae?

The most important consideration when working with Excel is that you get the right answers. However, it only takes one user who doesn’t understand how the spreadsheet works (e.g. overtyping a formula with a fixed number), and your data will be filled with uncertainty.

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Topics: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Productivity

Solve modern workplace challenges with Office 365

Posted on Aug 24, 2016 by Alan Gurney


Have you considered moving to the cloud? Did you know that Office 365 could revolutionise the way you interact and work with your peers?

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Topics: Cloud, Technology, Microsoft Office

The advantages of the cloud

Posted on Aug 02, 2016 by Paolo Lenotti


The modern working environment is changing and the tools we use have adapted to modern challenges. Our organisations have become global and complex. Our colleagues are spread around the world. We are more mobile, more dependent on technological competence and less on geography. The need to collaborate on documents and communicate in real-time wherever we are has never been greater.

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Topics: Cloud, Productivity, Business, Microsoft Office

10 tools to improve your productivity using Office 365

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 by Paolo Lenotti

Image source: Microsoft website


With the range of tasks that modern office professionals undertake ever increasing, it can be tough to know what to prioritise and easy to get bogged down with the amount of tasks you need to accomplish. 

With Office 365, Microsoft have introduced a number of tools and functions to help you work and collaborate with colleagues more effectively, creating an infinitely more streamlined working environment.

At Filtered we champion productivity, so we thought it best to share our top 10 features of Office 365 that could help you and your team work more efficiently and increase your productivity as a result:

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Topics: Productivity, Microsoft Office, Technology

Learn To Connect With Your Customers at Microsoft's Future Decoded

Posted on Oct 30, 2015 by Alan Gurney


How well do you know your customers? 

In the age of big data and personalization, something that we at Filtered feel extremely passionately about, companies want to know as much about their customers as physically possible. One extra piece of data could be the difference between a customer making a purchase or looking elsewhere.

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Topics: Learning & Development, Business, Microsoft Office

Office 365 Finally Released on Mac

Posted on Jul 16, 2015 by Chris Kyriacou

There’s good news for Mac users today; the all-new Microsoft Office 2016 has officially been released, with lucky Office 365 customers being the first to experience it in all its glory.

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Topics: Microsoft Office

Hello World: Windows 10 Available on July 29

Posted on Jun 05, 2015 by Adam Lacey

Today, I’m excited to share the availability date for Windows 10. In fact, I thought I’d let Cortana, the world’s most personal digital assistant, share the news. You can ask Cortana for the answer, or if you don’t have a Windows phone or a PC running the Windows 10 Insider Preview handy – you can hear it for yourself here:

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Topics: Microsoft Office

What is The Difference Between Office 365 and Office 2013?

Posted on Aug 24, 2014 by Adam Lacey

What is Office 365? And how is it different from Office 2013? This is certainly a question we at Filtered have been asked a few times so I will do my best in this blog post to answer it for you.

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Topics: Microsoft Office

Google Drive Are Battling It Out With Microsoft Office

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 by Chris Kyriacou

Google Drive users can now edit Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files online as Google reacts to growing competition from Microsoft’s latest Office 365.

Google Drive users have previously been able to use Microsoft Office files, but not before converting those files into a Google format to be allowed to make any further changes. With this new feature available to Google Drive users, it means that it can also be accessed by free accounts.

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Topics: Business, Microsoft Office

The Business Has Upgraded to Office 365, but Have Your Staff?

Posted on Jun 04, 2014 by Jack Marshall

At Filtered we love the cloud more than the average business, and having been avid Office 365ers for a long time, we have been reaping the benefits of remote access, and reduced hardware overheads.

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Topics: Learning & Development, Microsoft Office