OneNote Class Notebook app in the Office 365 App Launcher, for schools using Office 365 Education.

Where are your OneNote Class Notebooks?

The OneNote Class Notebook app used to create and manage class notebooks is being added to the Office 365 app launcher ( This change is currently rolling out in the US. Some schools were not managing to deploy the Class Notebook app using the recommended method. So worldwide, Microsoft will be making the OneNote Class Notebook app available to all… Read more →


Office 365 Groups: Sharing files and sites with a Group

At Microsoft Ignite, we heard much about Office 365 Groups. It’s clearer to me now that Groups are not just a group of collaborative tools  that can be self provisioned for a group. Groups are an identity in Azure Active Directory and are going to be used extensively throughout the different services in Office 365. They will help to unify… Read more →


My #MSIgnite 2015

Welcome to my Microsoft Ignite story. It will be told Live using some of my favourite Microsoft Office tools, embedded and linked to this page. This page will become very much like a dashboard of my MSIgnite experience, using: Sway OneNote with Office 365 OneDrive Yammer I will use multiple Sways, one for each day. There is so much happening at Microsoft… Read more →


Office 365 Groups Notifications Panel Appears

The latest change observed, an Office 365 Groups icon has appeared in the global menu which appears to launch a Groups notification panel. It’s available in OneDriveFB, Delve, Sites, While in OWA, your notifications will appear as email notificaitons, so there’s no need for the panel to display. But we may see this change. There is a reference to… Read more →


Yammer and Skype for Business integration – Thoughts, hopes and predictions.

Firstly, let me make it clear. These are my ideas, not a forecast of what will happen. This is simply what I’d like to see if and when Yammer and Skype for Business integrate. This brief post was inspired by a question asked during the Skype for Business IT Pro YamJam, held in the Office 365 Network. A YamJam is… Read more →


OneNote Notebooks: Creating private spaces

Shared OneNote notebooks are an excellent collaboration tool for your team and your classroom. You can keep all your meeting notes, lessons, ideas, research and processes together. Each person can connect and sync the notebook any device that runs OneNote. Sometimes there is a need to work privately within a team or class, then share your work later on. One… Read more →