Office 365 Message Center: The week that was 17 Mar 2017

Here's how this weeks episode came together, over Facebook Messenger. Christian - "Hey Darrell. I see you're trying Zoom for online meetings and streaming. How are you finding it? Does it display all the speaker's cameras when in a webinar?" Darrell - "Oh hey there Christian. Ah do you want to try it with me now? I have a few minutes before my …

Office 365 Message Center: The week that was 10 Mar 2017

This week in my Office 365 Message Center I only received a few messages. Feature update: Changes to Yammer Analytics Dashboard. New feature: Personalized news on the SharePoint home page in Office 365. New feature: Enterprise Mobility plus Security support. In addition to these messages, I take a look at what you can bring into your …

Office 365 Message Center: The week that was 3 Mar 2017

In this weeks episode of the "Office 365 Message Center: The week that was", I look at: The SharePoint Framework Yammer connected Office 365 Groups Learning tools for OneNote Online My Updates of Interest for March's Monthly feature updates in Office 365 Pro Plus. I also finish off with a few tips using channels with Microsoft Teams. W…

Interview: Yammer connected Office 365 Groups

[caption id="attachment_2160" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Office Blogs - https://blogs.office.com/2017/03/02/yammer-integration-with-office-365-groups-now-rolling-out/[/caption] This week sees a milestone for Yammer in its Office 365 journey. RE:Office 365 had the pleasure of speaking with Steve Nguyen and Angus Florance from the Ya…

Testing various live stream platforms

Here’s Sunday’s test using Facebook Live. I’m getting closer to making a decision about what is best to use for a Live audience for the RE:Office 365 community and publication. I dialed my settings down after a successful Periscope session using their Studio tools. I thought that might solve my streaming issues with Facebook. Seems it did. H…

Will navigation driven by the Microsoft Graph be enough?

Office 365 Groups rely on the Microsoft Graph. The Graph maps relationships between people, communication, activities and information. This enables it to provide personalised search results. An example are frequently visited or recently used Groups and sites. In Office 365, collaboration and communication are a shallow structure. Intranets a…

O365 Message Center: The week that was 24 Feb 2017

I'm starting a new live stream where I walk through the messages in my Office 365 Message Center. This is as much for my benefit as it is for those who watch. I need to check my message center more often to see what has changed and what I need to prepare for. I hope to live stream each Friday Pacific Time / Saturday morning New Zealand Time. I'll p…

Office365MVPs.com have moved to RE:Office 365 (ReOffice365.com).

Thanks again to all the contributors at Office365MVPs.com. Thank you for allowing me to aggregate your blog posts into a site the helped readers find your thoughts with others. It was a convenient and effortless way for you to participate. This blog has been running since October 2013, when I was first awarded as and Office 365 MVP. I continue to b…

DarrellaaS Live | Professional Learning Community Groups and OneNote

Are you a member of a Professional Learning Community (PLC)? Many teachers and schools benefit from the supportive structure of  PLCs, where they can improve their professional learning, work collaboratively on learning goals and lesson plans, ultimately improving learning for all students. But teachers are very busy and running and participating …

Conversations about documents in Microsoft Teams

Teams discuss documents. Discussions enrich documents and documents enrich discussions. Discussions refine documents. If you don't believe me, there is documented proof. I just don't have it on me at this stage. But "Believe me. It's true. It's going to be great." If you've tried Microsoft Teams or have been using it while in Preview, you've alr…