Supervision policies in Office 365

Supervision policies now support Teams chats and channel conversations.

Microsoft 365 Business Voice

It’s a replacement for traditional telephony providers and in-house phone systems that can be difficult and costly to manage.

It’s time for IPV6

Four of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) have exhausted their pools of IPv4 addresses. It’s time for IPV6.

Microsoft 365 Global Reader Role

Use the Global reader role to improve your security posture by reducing the number of Global admins in your organization.

Microsoft Teams – Music on Hold

Music on hold within Microsoft Teams on calls, call queues.

Microsoft Teams Private Channels is here

Private channels in Microsoft Teams create focused spaces for collaboration within your teams. Only the users on the team who are owners or members of the private channel can access the channel.

Microsoft Teams – External Access vs. Guest Access

One question I get asked frequently is what is the difference between External Access and Guest Access within Microsoft Teams.

It’s not the challenge, it’s how we handle them.

Sometimes it’s not the challenges that are thrown at you, but how you handle those challenges that make all the

Microsoft Teams Client updates

I have been getting questions from some on the Microsoft Teams client update frequency and process. Microsoft Teams is a

Dynamic E911 with Microsoft Calling Plans

Dynamic E911 allows automatic routing to appropriate Public Safety Answering Points.

Use Microsoft Teams to run a virtual lab or virtual hackathon event.

How to use Microsoft Teams to deliver virtual lab events and virtual hackathons. Take full advantage of Microsoft Teams, Guest Access, Channel Meetings, Announcements, and the super-fast ad-hoc meeting setup.

Let’s assume your password has been compromised, because it more than likely has!

Over the years thousands of companies have been hacked, exposing sensitive data of billions of users.

Kids, where there is a will there is a way.

You try to be a good parent and put some guardrails in Internet usage, and they find ways around them.

Microsoft Teams Cloud Voicemail

If you have been keeping an eye on the Microsoft 365 public roadmap there are a lot of new things

The many sides of a sunrise and sunset

Capturing sunrises and sunsets requires patience and persistence. There are so many factors that make up a fantastic sunrise or

Fartlek – Get comfortable with being uncomfortable

By playing between hard efforts and rest (if you call them rest) you can sustain longer and hold off the effects of lactic acid buildup.

Microsoft Teams Private Channels Coming [UPDATED]

UPDATE 11/5/19: Private Channels is now Generally available and rolling out. Please see my updated post for links to key

Skype for Business Online to be Retired

Skype for Business Online to Be Retired in 2021 and Microsoft Teams support for Skype for Business phones to end in 2023.

Microsoft Teams – Don’t just turn it on, spend time planning.

Microsoft Teams is a transformational tool, with that make sure to spend some time thinking about how you should configure various security, compliance, and governance settings across the platform.

Scam of the week – Department of Social Security Administration

Got this call multiple times on multiple phones through our house. This one is leveraging the fear tactic and attempting

Scam of the week – Police Department

Warning phone scammers are spoofing the Nassau County Police Department numbers posing as an officer or employee.

Microsoft Teams – Private Channels and the Whiteboard feature

As your planning out your overall usage and governance goals for Microsoft Teams Private channels will offer a great way to design a broader Team while having some additional levels of security for certain conversations.

Scam of the week – Credit Cards

Got these two calls the other day, back-to-back. What is interesting is that in both cases they are pitching 0%

Microsoft Teams – Automation of Teams Creation [UPDATED]

You can now create a team with channels, apps, and tabs all in a single API call, making automated team lifecycles easier than ever.