Sharing your story with SharePoint, Yammer and Microsoft Teams.

Announcements at Microsoft Ignite are sure to create a new wave of “what to use when” discussions. But one discussion became much clearer as SharePoint, Yammer and Microsoft Teams were positioned together to facilitate inner and outer loop conversations. The “loops” explanation comes directly from Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. As Microsoft …

Using Microsoft Teams or Yammer with team members during a conference

If you're one of the lucky members of your team attending MS Ignite, do you have a plan for sharing what you have learned? They probably expect you to give a trip report when you return and give them some recommendations on content to view from the recorded sessions. But I think you can do better than that. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXwHWrlZ…

Yammer – Mark all as Read. Almost.

Are you a 'zero Inbox' person? Does your organization use Yammer? You will be familiar with this long-time quirkiness in how to process your Inbox in Yammer. When you have participated in a conversation replied to or liked a conversation if someone mentions you in conversation or someone sends you a direct message You will receive a…

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 h…

Working as a network – Yammer as a Distribution Group

A couple of weeks back, I was given the opportunity to write for the The Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog. I had been in conversations at the time about the email features of Yammer. For my post, I wanted to use the opportunity to share some steps that would help improve the email experience of Yammer networks and groups. In partnership with th…

MVP Community Camp 2014 – Running more Interactive Lync meetings

MVP Community Camp in Auckland was a successful event and I had a lot of fun being a part of it. It was great to connect with other people interested in Microsoft technologies, devices and services. While I had the honour of presenting, I learned much from the other attendees, MVP's and Microsoft staff that presented. I was unable to record my …

Activating Yammer Enterprise for existing Office 365 E subscriptions

UPDATE 3 Dec 13 > Video Blog of the Yammer Enterprise Activation / Provisioning process  You may have seen this exciting announcement from Yammer, on the 6 Nov announcement in the Office Blog - Getting it done with social: Yammer introduces new features, expands to all Office 365 enterprise customers “Today, I'm excited to announce t…