In this weeks installment of #Microsoft365 messages with Daniel Glenn and myself: 3:05 – Teams secondary ringer. Got a bell? Now get a whistle too. Hear that call coming in … Continue reading The 365 Message Center Show #110 – Microsoft Teams secondary ringer
Organisations that use #Microsoft365 need to become accustomed to frequent changes and improvements. The Microsoft 365 Message Center is one place to learn about the changes coming to your subscription. … Continue reading Message Center to Planner – How to manage change in Microsoft 365 using Planner
There are still some scenarios when we need to work offline. If you’re using a Microsoft Team to communicate and collaborate, you already know that it needs to be connected … Continue reading How to work offline with Microsoft Teams… kind of.
It’s time the #Microsoft365 technical community used a standard hashtag to share when they observe changes and outages. Example: Philip Worrell suggested #M365change. Simple, yet specific. Then use a product … Continue reading A standard hashtag for sharing observed change in Microsoft 365
I never thought I’d be writing to share advice with people about how to be themselves. Personal brand. I remember the first time I heard that phrase working for an … Continue reading You be you: 8 tips on building your personal brand
In March 2019, Microsoft launched the Preview of the Custom Learning Portal, a SharePoint Communications site template with an app used for sharing learning resources for Microsoft 365. The learning … Continue reading REgarding 365 discussion panel – Microsoft 365 Learning Pathways site
Skilled and experience people are walking out the door of their workplaces, taking their value to a different organisation. What was it that lead them to move on? It’s likely … Continue reading Lead through frequent, brief conversations
High user adoption has become a target. Software vendors are motivated to prove the worth of their wares and show return on investment. But why should your organisation aim for … Continue reading Why aim for high adoption of an integrated productivity toolset?
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