I attended the Digital Workplace Conference this week in Auckland, New Zealand. I don’t like taking a headset with me to a conference unless I have to. As conferences usually go for a busy consultant, the eventual call comes in for something you just have to attend to. Thankfully, this fantastic project manager was giving me ‘heads-up’ that I’m needed in a meeting later in the day. However, I didn’t bring any headset. Then I remembered Microsoft Teams allows use of a companion device.
It’s 3am. I’m in Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa. Home of the ‘Supertube’ waves that are famously ridden by world-class surfing champions. I have been blessed to be on the #365TourZA … Continue reading My hopes for Microsoft Teams Private Channels
I’m staying with Alistair Pugin and friends to speak at SharePoint Saturday Johannesburg. My topic, Accessible and authentic employee engagement with Microsoft 365. My presentation contains a demo of running … Continue reading Microsoft 365 Live Events – Early morning systems check before #SPSJHB
Microsoft Teams turned two years old and during the Enterprise Connect 2019 conference, they launched Microsoft Live Events to general availability. Microsoft Live Events is a combination of services to … Continue reading Microsoft Live Events – a live walk-thru
Microsoft ToDo is becoming more capable of taking the full load of your task management from Outlook. In this latest release you can manage your flagged email. At the beginning … Continue reading Manage flagged email in Microsoft ToDo
If your organisation is using #Office365, there’s a lot of helpful integrations to sign you into services and different cloud services and storage. #Windows10 offers to add your work or … Continue reading Windows 10 and Office 365 connected accounts – a consultant’s story.
An information system is not implemented in an organisation simply by starting installation, clicking next a few times to accept the defaults and a final click on ‘Done’ at the … Continue reading User Adoption. Next, Next, Done?
While assisting organisations with User Adoption during their Microsoft 365 projects, I observed a noticeable gap in how-to video content for Outlook mobile. I’m going to do my part to fill the gap by creating an Outlook Mobile playlist of short videos, sharing the context of why and where you would use features in Outlook Mobile. Subscribe to my YouTube channel and keep up with fresh tips uploaded frequently. When you’re working on the move, away from your desk or office, you … Continue reading Outlook Mobile: Focused Inbox
A new Save As dialog box will be arriving shortly in Targetted Release tenants. But there’s a lack of detail on the experience. Enquiring Change Managers will want to know.
Do you use Microsoft ToDo to organise your personal tasks? Microsoft have opened up an Insiders program for early access and as an initial carrot, introduce file attachments to tasks. … Continue reading Attaching files to tasks in Microsoft ToDo
The way we organize files is intensely personal. Folders have given us a way to group files in almost countless ways. Folders are familiar. Their boundaries are easy to understand. … Continue reading 6 tips to improve cloud storage user adoption
In 2018, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke about the pace at which we have to adopt technology today. He said organisations will have to build their own digital capability on … Continue reading Keeping up with change through community-based learning