Keeping up with change through community-based learning

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 top of the technology they have adopted. Satya expressed this in the following formula: (Tech adoption)^Tech capability = Tech intensity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48Kjm4brpZo&t=7m06s Satya Nadella speaking about … Continue reading Keeping up with change through community-based learning

I’m leaving you FB. It’s you. But it’s also me.

Ever since the departure of Robin Williams, I have paid more attention when a comedian has something serious to say. @BillMurray "verified" has been quoted saying the following: Social media is training us to compare our lives, instead of appreciating everything we are. No wonder why everyone is always depressed. I wanted to find the … Continue reading I’m leaving you FB. It’s you. But it’s also me.

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