The OGO Blog

Why to Move to Office 365 for Credit Unions

If you’ve been eyeing that shiny new Office 365 productivity suite, we totally get it. It boasts all the fancy features we love these days, such as simplified licensing, cost savings, and a cloud-based platform. It all sounds very well and good, but is Office 365 for credit unions all it’s cracked up to be?…

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Are There Microsoft Office 365 Cost Savings for Credit Unions?

Microsoft Office 365 for credit unions offers many new and improved features over former versions, so making the switch is, on its face, a no-brainer for credit unions. But this is the financial industry we’re talking about here—let’s talk bottom line. Office 365’s best feature might be cost savings. At the end of the day, your…

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Are There Drawbacks to Hosted Office 365 Solutions for Credit Unions?

Office 365 is the latest and greatest of Microsoft’s productivity suites. It boasts increased security, broader functionality, and cloud-based architecture. Hosted solutions offer even more of the same benefits. However, if you’ve been considering migrating to Office 365 for your credit union, you may be wondering if it’s the right move for you. Throughout the…

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What Goes into a Credit Union Office 365 Migration?

Credit unions need the latest technologies to compete in today’s financial world. After all, it’s never good to be the last holdout when adopting new tools. But it’s not always easy. Here are a few things that might affect a credit union’s migration to Office 365. Before we dive too deep, we should note that…

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What are the Benefits of Office 365 for Credit Unions?

Microsoft’s Office 365 provides unparalleled productivity for private users, students, and businesses alike. However, because it’s a relatively new product, some are reluctant to adopt it. Here are a few benefits of moving to Office 365. And before we go too far, let’s get a few things straight. We don’t condone moving to a platform…

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What Hosted Office 365 can do for Credit Unions

If you’re thinking about moving to Office 365 for your credit union—or if you’ve already made the switch—you may consider having it hosted for you. We’ll explore a few of the benefits of moving to a managed solution for your productivity suite. Here’s the thing: very few people like performing mundane IT duties, such as…

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Testing your Credit Union’s Business Continuity Plan (BCP)

You may already have a written business continuity plan, but how can you make sure that it actually works? At Ongoing Operations, we’ve developed a couple of methods to ensure that plans remain foolproof in practice as well as in theory. If you’ve ever watched The A-Team, either the original or the reboot, you may…

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What to Consider When Choosing a Credit Union Security Consultant

Credit unions must consider the safety of their information, both for their own sakes as well as for that of their members. Many credit unions have taken to hiring third-party security consulting companies to meet their needs. What are the top three things to consider when choosing a credit union security consultant? It’s All About…

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