When should your org shift from Skype to Microsoft Teams?

  This week, Simon Denton and Steven Collier, UK members of the REgarding 365 team discussed a current hot topic about shifting from using Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. Development has been focused on bringing Microsoft Teams up to feature parity with Skype for Business and it's true that Teams is much closer to Skype … Continue reading When should your org shift from Skype to Microsoft Teams?

Specialise in scenarios rather than platforms

We IT Pros are comfortable with technology. We can become specialised in one or more applications or platforms. But most people don't think like that. They think about scenarios and what they are trying to achieve, and less about the tech they are using. What would it take for you to change your focus from … Continue reading Specialise in scenarios rather than platforms

Hidden Outlook Groups present problem for Microsoft Teams meeting organisers

I was organising a meeting in Microsoft Teams. Our team at Adopt & Embrace have been enjoying the benefit of keeping all the meeting conversation and files together in the same thread. We also record meetings to Microsoft Stream, for easy play-back from the same conversation thread. However, while organising a meeting, things became difficult. … Continue reading Hidden Outlook Groups present problem for Microsoft Teams meeting organisers

Make time to keep up to date

Are you so responsive to requests for help that you’ve set the expectation you will always be available? Reset that expectation with your internal customers, so you can make time to check your sources regularly and keep up to date. Communicate the importance of that activity. It prepares you to provide greater support to business … Continue reading Make time to keep up to date

Microsoft Teams and Meeting Notes tab

Take notes during your meetings in Microsoft Teams using the new Meeting Notes app. It appears to be based on the Wiki app that launched with Microsoft Teams in 2017. While you have the side panel open to type chat during a meeting or invite participants, the new Meeting Notes button will create a panel … Continue reading Microsoft Teams and Meeting Notes tab

Practical applications for SharePoint Spaces

The biggest surprise from the SharePoint Virtual Summit this week was the announcement of SharePoint Spaces. The potential of VR and AR in business scenarios has been talked about for some time. But it hasn't been very accessible to regular people. They either need to invest in expensive equipment, develop or use expensive off the … Continue reading Practical applications for SharePoint Spaces

VLog 17 – Walk-pool Thinkeoke – Video messaging

I need to keep my team up to date while I'm on an intensive project. I don't have time to write an email and they're not available for a call. I want to show them a few things and communicate more than just my voice. I use video messaging. But currently I use tools on … Continue reading VLog 17 – Walk-pool Thinkeoke – Video messaging