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Tag: Microsoft Teams

Things to consider when Working Remote

For many years now, I have been a road warrior living the remote worker lifestyle. Given my background in business

Microsoft Teams – Wait it’s been three years?

Microsoft Teams turns 3 this week with many new features and capabilities rolling out.

Working Virtual with Microsoft Teams

Back in September, I wrote the following blog article, “Use Microsoft Teams to run a virtual lab or virtual hackathon

Microsoft Teams – More goodness in February 2020

So many new features and functions, I am personally excited about the new file sharing experience.

Microsoft Teams – Roles in a Teams Meeting

You can now assign roles within a Microsoft Teams Meeting to better manage your attendees.

Microsoft Teams – Licensing

Take a few minutes to understand the licensing elements for various features.

Microsoft Teams – Building or Integrating Apps is easier than you think

The Microsoft Teams platform offers a large variety of extensibility points and UI elements that you can take advantage of. Now here

Microsoft Teams – Migrating from Slack

There may be a time when you have multiple collaboration platforms within your organization, and you reach a point where

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.

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.

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.

Microsoft Teams Cloud Voicemail

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

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.

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.

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.

Microsoft Teams – It’s more than just flipping a switch

Any time you introduce change, it can be disruptive, cause resistance, and in many cases, the end users may not understand the reason or benefits of leveraging the change your deploying.

Microsoft Teams – Changing lobby entry [Updated 9/2/19]

Sometimes you just want external participants to simply join into the meeting without you having to admit them from the lobby.

Meeting Migration Services for Microsoft Teams

As you migrate from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams the Meeting Migration Service will help convert your meeting links over to Teams Meetings.

Microsoft Teams – Companion Mode

Microsoft Teams Companion mode, the unsung hero feature extending the rich meeting capabilities of Microsoft Teams.

There is no “i’ in Teams

start with a brief scan of your email and IM. Take a look at the past month of emails and IM.

Microsoft Teams – A Tipping Point For Productivity Improvements

I have increased collaboration and communication with individuals within and outside of my team and I feel less concerned I am missing something.