Adopt & Embrace’s 2nd #RemoteWorker Christmas party

Some of you may remember my post about Adopt & Embrace's first remote worker's Christmas party last year. Our team has grown since then. So have the number of locations and tools available.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajdRNi4ZlcQ Our team values face-to-face communication. All our calls are video-on wherever possible. We don't prioritise concern for appearance over seeing expressions, … Continue reading Adopt & Embrace’s 2nd #RemoteWorker Christmas party

Microsoft’s plan to send O365 educational email direct to end-users

If your organisation is using Office 365, you'll know that there are a lot of choices and changes in the products. Microsoft recently announced a plan to send emails directly to your end-users, educating them on how to use Office 365 products. There was a strong reaction from customers, who didn't want Microsoft communicating directly … Continue reading Microsoft’s plan to send O365 educational email direct to end-users

Video messaging with Microsoft Teams and Yammer

When we are short on time, or when we want to communicate more than just words or static pictures, video messaging and stories are the perfect medium. We can do this using consumer platforms like Snapchat, Instragram, Facebook and Twitter. But what about within Microsoft 365? Join me in the live chat during the premiere … Continue reading Video messaging with Microsoft Teams and Yammer

Organise your Microsoft Teams meetings from your mobile

Microsoft Ingite 2018 announced an important update for Microsoft Teams mobile users. Create a new Microsoft Teams meeting from the mobile app. Invite people from inside your organisation and check their availability as you do. Adjust the time if it doesn't suit some of your invitees before you send off the invite. I had the … Continue reading Organise your Microsoft Teams meetings from your mobile

The #RE365 debate MSIgnite edition: Turn it all on in Office 365

The REgarding 365 team have had this topic in mind for months and we thought it would be a fantastic opportunity to open up the discussion with a live audience. There is pure gold in this debate, the points made and the responses from panelists and audience members alike. As always, "it depends" is the … Continue reading The #RE365 debate MSIgnite edition: Turn it all on in Office 365

Shut up Internet. I’m trying to prepare some #MSIgnite talks

OK, seriously now. You're distracting me. I'm trying to get some work done here. If you want good, inspring content. You gotta give me some space. Stop baiting me with funny things I have to respond to. How is one supposed to scan QR code in an email signature, and why would you? Do you … Continue reading Shut up Internet. I’m trying to prepare some #MSIgnite talks

Brand SharePoint Online with Intranet-in-a-box

This is a good discussion about branding SharePoint Online (SPO) in this Microsoft Tech Community post. When you customize on your own, you risk service updates breaking your customizations. Intranet-in-a-box (IIAB) face the same challenge, but it’s their focus to anticipate & update ASAP. In other words, you’re not on your own when using Intranet-in-a-box … Continue reading Brand SharePoint Online with Intranet-in-a-box