Syncing Files On-Demand with Office 365

  Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has arrived and with it, the highly anticipated OneDrive Files On-Demand. My Dell XPS15 must have been in the initial list of approved hardware because the Fall Creators Update was available on the day of it's release. I installed the update before going on a business trip for a day and I didn't have time …

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…

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…

Use your Online Archive with a Quick Step – Refreshed tip

We have had a lot of updates since I first recorded this tip in 2013. In this video I refresh the tip, discussing the increase to our Inbox size and the native Archive option in the right-click context menu. I show how to create the Quick Step to move message to your online archive mailbox and how to assign a shortcut. I finish by showing of the Lo…

A bad habit turns productive with Office 365 Groups

Office 365 Groups simplify team collaboration by reducing the friction experienced when changing between collaboration tools. I know that when I start a conversation with a Group email address or upload a document to Group Files, all my team members can access and participate. In the past, I would have used a Distribution List to send an email t…

Why Microsoft Teams? Thoughts from some team members.

The announcement of Microsoft Teams is the next step in making work easy to find and engage in. We can all relate to the challenges of managing the high volumes of communication we receive, or finding and filing documents and information we work on. It can get overwhelming. When you work in an organization where the email culture is strong and …

Are you 4 months behind on Office 365 ProPlus feature releases?

We're both using Office 365 Pro Plus. Why don't I have that feature you have? There are good reasons for delaying new feature releases to your people. But if you don't even know your choices, you may be creating confusion for your users. First Release Current Channel and Office 365 Pro Plus features—Darrell WebsterDocs.com …

Share your conference experience with Microsoft Sway

Here's another post from my Docs.com Journal, detailing how I used Sway to journal and LIVE share my experience at Digital Workplace Conference New Zealand #DWCNZ. Video + my Sway about DWCNZ Best viewed full screen. Share your conference experience with Microsoft Sway—Darrell WebsterDocs.com …

Microsoft Sway adds a Text Size slider

I have been using Sway occasionally for presentations. I like that I can put something together quickly and bring in live content easily. But up until now, I found the text size was not ideal for an audience in a room. If I had bullet points or text other than headings, it was difficult to read for those at the back of the room. Today we received t…