Keys to Designing your Modern Workplace

Optimize creativity by improving access to technology and promoting a well-balanced workspace. A 2016 Steelcase survey suggests that 1 in 3 workers is partially or actively disengaged at the office. Equipping employees with the right set of tools, such as audio conferencing and accessible connectivity, can remove the barriers that contribute to this trend. Learn more about designs for modern workplaces in this eBook, “Keys to Designing your Modern Workplace,” provided by CalAV, Inc.

This eBook provides insights on factors that contribute to functional, modern workplaces. With 41% of employees spending more time away from their desks than they did 2 years ago, changes to the way offices are designed and electronics are accessed should be made to support creativity. The right set of technology, such as audio conferencing, open guest Wi-Fi, and wireless projectors, could help tech-savvy workers become more productive and boost overall morale. Contact us today for more information about Microsoft products for modern workplaces.

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Kelly Roofing keynote demonstration

To stay competitive, Ken Kelly knew he had to pivot his company to meet customer needs. Whether this meant providing more accurate estimates on timing and price, or scaling to meet increased demands when necessary, each customer’s experience was vital to their success.

In order to meet all these needs and more, Kelly Roofing turned to Dynamics 365 Business Central. Operating through a single, interconnected platform provided the efficiency and the elasticity they were looking for.

The success of Kelly Roofing is more than just an inspiring story, it is an opportunity to witness how any business can transform themselves through the power of technology.


Our examination and celebration of the Kelly Roofing success story comes full circle in this keynote demonstration. Hear the story from owner Ken Kelly himself and dive into the specific ways Kelly Roofing has utilized the capabilities of Dynamics 365 to improve efficiency and to gain valuable forward-thinking insight into their business.

Microsoft Has Ended Support for Windows 7. Now What?

Support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 is ending. Now what?

Is it worth the risk to stick with Windows 7? How do I move to Windows 10? How much will it cost? What does this mean for me? Contact us at CalAV, Inc with any questions. #GetModern today!

End of support is here for Windows 7 and Office 2010. Is sticking with Windows 7 worth the risk? How much will it cost? What does this mean for your company? Check out this article to explore these questions. Contact Helios to #GetModern.

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AI leveling the playing field with Dynamics 365

Many small businesses disregard AI, believing it to be another tool exclusively useful and only available to larger organizations. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

AI is actually easier for smaller businesses to implement, as they are still growing and developing their systems. They have the opportunity to incorporate AI into the fabric of their business processes from the beginning.

AI can also be extremely useful, handling data and providing insights that most small businesses would not have the staffing to get otherwise, and providing access to the same smart decision-making tools as larger corporations at an affordable cost.

Explore the ways in which technology is once again shifting the way we do business and the opportunities available to small businesses with increased access to affordable AI and cloud service technologies.

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Customer Story: Think Up Consulting | Most Productive

Want to stay productive anytime, anywhere, on any device? Get Modern.

See how @ThinkUpConsulting uses #Office365 to optimize the way it works. With #MicrosoftTeams, employees save time wasted by switching between disparate systems. Work smarter, not harder, and increase productivity with #Windows 10 and #Office365.

Our team at CalAV, Inc can help you #GetModern. Contact us to learn more.


Think Up Consulting is a business built on collaboration. Its 39 team members–known as Thinkers–spread their time across as many as 11 projects each. Seamless communication is a must for creating customized solutions for every Think Up customer.

With Microsoft Teams, Thinkers can easily access the tools they need from the platform. The company creates new channels for each project, so Thinkers can keep project-specific conversations and files organized and accessible. Since adopting Office 365, the company has quickly shifted much of its communications to Teams. Through Windows 10 and Office 365, Think Up has streamlined communications across the organization, improving productivity.

To learn more, contact us at Helios to #GetModern.

Business Central AI infographic

What if your software was more than just a tool, but also a teammate? Imagine a software that could alert you to when inventory needed to be replenished before you were at risk of stock-outs? Or developed a production plan for you based on sales forecasts?

Dynamics 365 Business Central’s built-in AI is able to look at your business holistically to identify problems and recommend effective solutions.

Here at CalAV, Inc, we are excited to help you add the number one value technology tool to your arsenal: AI. Contact us to learn more.

AI has the power to revolutionize the way you utilize your own data. Check out the ways in which AI can improve your business decision making.

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Securing Customer Data with Microsoft 365 Business

Microsoft 365 Business enables dynamic software company to give employees access to all notes, apps and contacts from one place & improve security and savings. Watch video for insight & contact CalAV, Inc for help creating a more secure, productive workplace.


Software developer iSalon creates solutions for the beauty industry, from real-time inventory reporting to features that encourage customer reviews and help prevent no-shows. With the company’s move to Microsoft 365 Business, iSalon employees now have access to all their notes, apps, and contacts in one place with Microsoft Teams. And IT has improved compliance and data loss prevention while reducing costs an estimated £7,500 annually by eliminating the need for on-premises IT infrastructure.

Business Central UK Authority

Growing your business often requires investment: investment in hiring more employees, possibly an investment in larger office or warehouse space, the list goes on. However, one thing that shouldn’t require a large outlay of cash is your business platform.

With Business Central, there is no need to invest upfront in an expensive new license or your own physical data storage. If there is a capability you need, simply add it to your subscription; if there is something you no longer need, simply drop it.

We at CalAV, Inc think that growing should be exciting, not scary. Contact us to learn more.


Watch how Dynamics 365 Business Central transforms the way this small UK publishing company is able to do business by giving them the ability to respond to queries faster, effectively collaborate remotely, and rest easy, knowing their data is secure.

Exposing the Top 4 Myths of Cloud Security

Security breaches and their business impact make the headlines frequently, underscoring the need for more stringent security.

In fact, 74% of IT leaders say security concerns are what holds them back from moving to the #cloud. What is the reality?

Get the real story from this eBook on four common myths about cloud security and #MSCloud facts. To get started, contact us to have your questions answered about Windows 10 and Office 365 solutions from CalAV, Inc.

One in five organizations have lost customers as a result of a cyberattack. Nearly 30% have lost revenue, with the average cost of a single data breach reported to be $4 million.

At the same time, 74% of IT leaders say security concerns hold them back from moving to the cloud. What about you?

Get the real story. Here are four common myths about cloud security and facts about the Microsoft cloud.

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Increase Productivity and Security with Windows and Office

According to @BCG, 61% of employees believe effective business tools are vital to offering faster services. Work smarter, not harder. Protect your everyday business, while saving time and resources.

With #Windows 10 and #Office365, you can increase productivity, ensure security, and reduce cost. Get modern with CalAV, Inc and Microsoft.

With the end of support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 fast approaching, your company’s sensitive data is at risk — a risk compounded by the skyrocketing number of employee devices.

Confirming this trend are findings from the World Trade Report and a Kaspersky Lab Study showing 50% of small businesses have suffered a data breach costing an average of $120,000.

Without the right tools, how would your company respond to a major breach?

Going modern with Microsoft can help. Specifically, it enables you to increase productivity and security, while reducing costs. This infographic provides more industry trends and customer stories. Check it out to better understand the risks and why Windows 10 and Office 365 are the right solutions to address them.

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