Category: CollabTalk

CollabTalk TweetJam November 2018

Information Architecture and Microsoft Teams

As Microsoft Teams increases in popularity, one question that continues to arise is “How does Teams align with the rest of my information architecture?” Many have spent years organizing and orchestrating IA within our SharePoint environments, only to see the rapid adoption of Teams with a somewhat less obvious IA...

CollabTalk tweetjam - The Practical Application of AI and Machine-Learning

What Does AI Look Like in the Enterprise?

For this month’s CollabTalk tweetjam, we’ll be exploring a topic that has been popping up again and again: what is the enterprise story around artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning (ML). There are a lot of really exciting products and services being built around AI+ML, but many are recognizing the gap...

Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018

Feedback from the Channel on Microsoft Inspire 2018 (#MSInspire)

July is the month for Microsoft’s worldwide partner conference — Microsoft Inspire — which has moved to Las Vegas for the next several years. In past years, many product and partner program details were shared primarily through Inspire (formerly WPC), Ignite, Build, TechEd, and other regional events. We now see...

CollabTalk TweetJam for May 2018

Takeaways from #SharePoint Conference North America (#SPC18)

The big news this week within the SharePoint and broader Office 365 community is, of course, that the SharePoint Conference is back in Las Vegas this week, with ‘SharePoint Conference North America’ kicking off today in coordination with the SharePoint Virtual Summit. While being run by a 3rd party team...

#MVPbuzzChat with Haniel Croitoru

#MVPbuzzChat with Haniel Croitoru

For Episode 22 of the #MVPbuzzChat series, I chatted with Haniel Croitoru (@HCroitoru), an Office Servers and Services MVP who cut his teeth on SharePoint and the rest of the Office 365 suite, but has more recently expanded his focus to include the Business Solutions space. Haniel is a Lead...

#MVPbuzzChat with Becky Benishek

#MVPbuzzChat with Becky Benishek

In Episode 21 of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I spoke with fellow Office Servers and Services MVP Becky Benishek (@beckybenishek), a Yammer experts and Online Communities Manager at Crisis Prevention Institute in Milwaukee, MI. She is also a children’s author, having published “What’s At the End of Your Nose?” and “Dr....

CollabTalk TweetJam on Creating and Supporting a Successful Community

Sharing Best Practices for Community-Building

The definition of “community” in its most basic form is “a group of people with shared interests.” Community-building may take many different forms, and organizers may prescribe to different approaches and philosophies — but it always comes back to that simple, core definition. Without shared interests (i.e. shared purpose) there...

CollabTalk tweetjam -- The Rise of the Business App

Improving Productivity with Business Apps

One of the fastest growing areas within Microsoft’s many different productivity solutions has been PowerApps and Flow, helping to expand the concept of the “citizen developer” within the enterprise through the creation of Business Apps. By providing templates that end users can leverage to build custom software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, and the...

Announcing the #MVPbuzzChat video series

Introducing the #MVPbuzzChat Interview Series

Introducing the #MVPbuzzChat video interview series, and supporting blog posts! As part of an effort to consolidate my video creation process into two primary outputs (and reduce the production time/effort to publish some of my video content), I’m officially launching this new series alongside a long-running series: #MVPbuzzChat is a...

Attending Silicon Slopes Tech Summit 2018

January 2018 Content Wrap-Up

The year began with a blizzard. Thankfully, I found out about it before heading to the airport. I was scheduled to keynote SharePoint Saturday Virginia Beach (#SPSVB), where the event was started a decade ago, but had I boarded my red-eye flight from Salt Lake to Atlanta, I would have...