The Importance of Universal Resource Scheduling and How to Leverage It Now

Universal Resource Scheduling (URS) is a feature that allows you to schedule any resource within Dynamics 365. Primarily, this feature corresponded with Dynamics 365 Field Service to help manage and schedule service teams going into the field; however, it has since been extended to the Project Service and Customer Service applications. URS is a great… Read more

Getting the Most Out of the Dynamics 365 Data Import Wizard

The Dynamics 365 Data Import Wizard is a useful tool that comes standard in all versions of Dynamics 365 CRM. It allows you to import or update large datasets in CRM without the need for third-party applications, connectors, or custom code. In this post, we will discuss how to use this tool, as well as… Read more

Make Your Move to the Unified Interface for Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM

Attention Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM Users Did you know Microsoft has a great new interface that provides better performance, enhanced productivity, and easier navigation? This new interface is called the Unified Interface. While it is still considered new, it has actually been around for over two years, and so it has become a stable feature… Read more

The Public Cloud Advantage

Why the public cloud is growing at breakneck pace Year over year, the public cloud continues to gain momentum and more leaders are choosing the cloud as the place to store their digital assets. In 2020, the cloud will grow another 17% up after growing 21% in 2019. This is being driven by not only… Read more

Migrating On-Premises File Storage to Azure Quickly and Safely

Your organization’s IT department, (along with everyone in your organization) is under stress during this challenging time. Current events are driving businesses to think fast and move from traditional infrastructure to the cloud, the “Modern Workplace”, faster than expected. Mobilizing your staff to a work-from-home model poses a few challenges, however the power of collaboration-centric… Read more

10 Ways to Spot a Phishing Email

ALERT: PHISHING ATTEMPTS ARE ON THE RISE.  Remind your team to be hyper-vigilant in spotting suspicious emails by following these tips. With ransomware infections from phishing attacks climbing at an unprecedented rate, educating your staff is paramount in protecting your organization. There is no time to wait. Here are the top ten ways to detect… Read more

Transition Your Team to a Remote Workforce

Who would have thought a week ago that business, supply chain and livelihoods would be impacted as severely as they have the last 7 days? People are scrambling to find a way to manage their lives, let alone find a way to work in a self-quarantined home environment. Our company, just like yours, is adjusting… Read more

Arctic IT Announces Dave Bailey, President & General Manager

Anchorage, AK – February 11, 2019 – Arctic Information Technology (Arctic IT) announces the appointment of Dave Bailey as President & General Manager. In this role, Bailey is responsible for leading the company’s exciting growth in both managed services and business application services. “Dave has been a leader at Arctic IT since its inception,” said… Read more

End of Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2

Service Announcement: Microsoft support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is ending on January 14, 2020. Don’t let your infrastructure and applications fall victim to security threats without protection. Arctic IT is here to help you migrate to Microsoft Azure to ensure a smooth transition to greater security, performance and innovation. Azure will help you… Read more