How-To

04 May 2018 · by Casey Corman
It's been about six months since we released Box Relay, and teams are already using it to master their handoffs and finish projects faster. In case you're not familiar, here's the TL;DR on Box Relay: co-developed with IBM, Relay is a workflow tool that helps organizations automate repetitive...
30 Apr 2018 · by Brad Monroe
At Box, our mission is to power how the world works together - enabling companies to be more efficient and employees to be more productive by creating the best place to collaborate on content. We're continuously focused on building the best experience for our users, which is why we've recently...
31 Oct 2017
Whether or not you attended BoxWorks this year, you’ve probably heard about Box Skills - a framework that brings the best machine learning innovations to your content already stored securely in Box. But did you know that there are tools already available in Box that allow you to work even smarter...
08 Oct 2017 · by Radhika Chandrasekhar
Though going paper-free is often the starting point for a company’s digital transformation, far fewer organizations have taken advantage of newer automation and routing tools that could provide real operational gains. In fact, only 22% of organizations have moved to mostly paper-free processes. Why...
07 Aug 2017
Do you feel like you're just scratching the surface of what your Box account can do for you and your team? Over the years, we've built lots of simple tools into Box that will make you infinitely more productive — if you know about them. Do you know how to embed your Box content into other locations...
22 May 2017 · by Murl Smith
On the Box Customer Training team, we take cloud content management to another level. What does this mean and how does it translate into a daily work routine? We work remotely from each other -- in four different cities and two countries -- so we're rarely in the same physical office. But we still...
10 Feb 2017 · by Julien Bassan
Manual, paper-based processes exist in most organizations, often involving documents such as sales contracts, legal agreements, or offer letters. Together, Box and Adobe Document Cloud have been working to handle all of your document needs, from storing and accessing to sending and signing, so that...
02 Feb 2017
Your ideas and plans in notebooks get lost, your brainstorming sessions on whiteboards get erased - these are universal truths in note-taking. With the latest update of Box Notes, your Notes stay secure and follow you everywhere - from your Box account on the web, to your phone - and now, your...
15 Dec 2015 · by Rob Warner
The Cloud & New Styles of Work are Changing Everything It's not news that most organizations are moving to the cloud, but what's driving this transition? One of the biggest drivers is that the cloud simply makes life easier for today's workers. People are working in new ways. For example, they...
30 Jun 2015 · by Jasmin Pamukcu
We're back with another exploration of how Boxers use Box to get work done. This week, Jasmin Pamukcu explains how she uses Box folders to create a secure customer portal and keep all her customer content organized. Any of this sound familiar? "Not again. Where did I put my notes on last month's...
04 Jun 2015 · by Vanessa Larco
When IT security teams are evaluating how to secure their company data on mobile devices, they typically have two options. They can either secure the whole device, which is often referred to as Mobile Device Management (MDM) or they can secure just the enterprise apps, which is usually called...
03 Jun 2015 · by Jessica Fain
Do you wrack your brain about the best way to control your retention management efforts? In a 2012 survey by Symantec, just 34% of companies with data retention plans described them as being “fully operational.” Your company likely already has a retention strategy- but is it working? If you’re not...
06 May 2015 · by Annie Pearl
As content creation has exploded, so has the complexity of managing this information to meet legal, regulatory and compliance mandates. Traditional records management solutions don't make this easy — they tend to be overly complicated and disconnected from the company’s content management system....
05 May 2015 · by Daryn Kelley
Next up in our series highlighting the ways Boxers use Box to get work done, Executive Assistants Daryn Kelley and Nicole Salzman show how they use Box to 10x not only their own productivity, but that of the executives they support.  Executive Assistants do a lot of juggling. Between managing...
07 Apr 2015 · by Shahzad Ahsan
Starting today, we're kicking off a series that will dive into some simple ways that Box can help change the way you work. And who better to explain Box... than Boxers? First up: Shahzad Ahsan, a member of our Marketing team, shows how Box can help you make the most of 1:1 meetings with your...
30 Mar 2015 · by Maria Marquis
When someone says "training" - what's your reaction?Boredom?Dread?Excited for an opportunity to catch up on email? On the Box Education team, our mission is to create fun, inspiring, and practical learning opportunities for our customers and win the war on boring, ineffective training one class at...
05 Sep 2013 · by Dan OLeary
Our customers use Box to solve a diverse set of problems across many departments. Sales, in particular, is an anytime, anywhere discipline that’s one of the most common use cases for Box clients. In a recent survey, 52% of customers said that their sales teams use Box. With that in mind, I wanted...
17 Apr 2013 · by Jay Patel
Box Edit is a must-have tool for anyone creating and editing files on Box. It lets you easily work with common file formats like Word docs, Photoshop images and AutoCAD files (plus many more!) from within Box, without needing to download a file to your computer, edit it offline, and then re-upload...
20 Feb 2013 · by Jay Patel
As you add more files on Box, we know it can sometimes be a challenge to find exactly what you’re looking for when you’re in a hurry. That’s why we’re constantly working to improve the search experience on Box, incorporating the feedback we get from users like you. Our latest search update, out...
15 Jan 2013 · by Annie Pearl
The Box admin console is designed to give you all the tools you need to securely manage your business’ content and keep an eye on user activities within Box, and many of you are already well-versed in its use. But for those of you who are still striving to become Masters of the Box Admin Universe,...