Huffington Post on WIOA

The federal WIA program (Workforce Investment Act) has become WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act). If this is the first time you are … [Read more...]

Bonus Reel: Funny Stuff Cortana Says

[Podcast] So you heard Coach’s mini-interview with Cortana, but we have a bonus reel where Coach tries out the other funny questions you can ask … [Read more...]

Cloud-based Power BI – Now What?

Attention Early Adopters, Microsoft may have just delivered THE CERTIFIED KILLER APP of ALL TIME for business users. On July 24th of this year, … [Read more...]

Fixes for an SCCM PXE Boot Error

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) assists IT pros who manage data centers, computer networks, and individual devices. SCCM … [Read more...]

Microsoft Excel Training – Using Slicers

When it comes to Microsoft Excel training, no education is complete without fully understanding how to use Slicers. In this Directions Training … [Read more...]

Sending Instant Message Attachments Directly from an Office 2013 Application

A tip from Directions' Senior Applications Instructor... Did you know you can instant message an office file directly from the application?  Simply … [Read more...]

Using Timeline Slicers in Excel 2013 Pivot Tables

More notes from “The Office Guy”… Excel has always had a lot of robust tools that allow users to analyze their data. Among the most popular tools … [Read more...]

Why Upgrade to Microsoft Office 2013?

Here are just a few reasons why you should upgrade to Microsoft Office 2013. Office 2013 ventures beyond the mouse and keyboard to embrace … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade to Office 2013

Cloud Compatibility With Microsoft Office 2013, it is now possible to store and sync all of your documents across all of your Windows devices, so … [Read more...]

Getting Started with Office 2013

Setting your Preferences As a new user to Microsoft Office 2013, you may find yourself wanting to change some of the default settings. For example, … [Read more...]

Office 2013 Tips and Tricks

A New Look The first change you'll notice when you launch an application within Microsoft Office 2013 is the new landing page.  In the first … [Read more...]

7 Reasons for the Surface

So you’re a business professional and you’re deciding which tablet is best for you. Is it the new tablet from Windows, the Surface or the most popular … [Read more...]

Enhanced Comments in PowerPoint 2013

One of the big ideas behind the Microsoft Office 2013 suite is to provide more tools to work on documents in collaboration with others. This month, … [Read more...]

Five New Benefits of Access 2013

Host a Database in the Cloud with Office 365: If your Office 365 plan includes SharePoint, you can host Access 2013 databases with no extra setup … [Read more...]

The New Office 2013

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft Applications Instructors wanted you to know… Microsoft Office 2013 is coming! OK – It’s out there and … [Read more...]

The Screenshot Capture Tool in Microsoft Office

Notes from the “Office Guy” at Directions Training: Here’s another cool feature found in Microsoft Office that you might not be aware of. Now, when … [Read more...]

Table and Spreadsheet Improvements in OneNote 2013

OneNote is such a fantastic application, never understood why it lacked any power when it came to tables and calculations. While you could do some … [Read more...]