One frequent question we field here at Alltek is how to share a folder or file with someone else—whether that person is sitting across the office, working from home, or isn’t even a part of the organization.

Of course, there are plenty of ways to do this. It’s not difficult when you’re dealing with small files and security isn’t a particular concern. If nothing else, you can just attach files like these to an email and be done with it.

But when security matters or you’re dealing with files over a certain size, it gets tricky. Below, we’ll show you the simplest way to send a secure file using a tool you likely already have.

You may already be using Microsoft Teams for collaboration via video, chat, collaborative Office documents, and so forth. But through Microsoft Teams integrations, you can also integrate all sorts of other apps directly into the Teams app. Some of these are first-party Microsoft apps, while others are third-party apps, including major popular applications you may already be using.

Check out 5 apps that can be incredibly helpful when integrated with Microsoft Teams. We’ll explain what each does and how you could potentially improve your workflow by using them…

You don’t have to be a power user to check your computer’s performance in Windows 10. Microsoft has provided some straightforward tools that can give you insights into how your computer is doing as well as the likely source of any slowdowns you’re noticing. Here’s what you need to know.

If you’ve been a Windows user for a long, you probably know about Task Manager, which can be a useful tool to analyze which programs are using what resources. However, in recent iterations, Microsoft has made Task Manager less useful for actually understanding where your resources are going. You probably still use it for killing unresponsive apps, but that might be it.

Have you ever encountered a situation where you needed to create impressive screen recordings? Perhaps you’re looking for a way to create video tutorials for business training. Maybe you just want a better way to record Zoom meetings or other videoconference events. In the past, you’d have to invest in complicated software to do this well — not to mention, learn how to use the software. But Microsoft has actually provided a powerful and simple way to do this built right into Windows 10…

It doesn’t matter how many productivity apps, keyboard shortcuts or life hacks you throw at your work. Without enough screen space, your productivity is always going to be hampered. Adding a second monitor to your workspace is a simple, affordable change that can transform your workflow and productivity. Here’s what you need to know…