Category: Office365

Moving Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Moving Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

The breaking news of Microsoft’s plan to merge Skype for Business capabilities into its Microsoft Teams road map caught quite a few people off guard. Teams has been picking up steam, and with the clear overlap in capability (Teams was architected using the same code base), many within the community...

Post-Ignite update from 3 of the MVP Community Reporters

Catching Up on Post-Ignite Activities with Fellow Community Reporters

I’m trying to get into the habit of doing more with video and live streaming with customers, partners, and the community….in case you hadn’t noticed the increase in activities. I caught up with two of my fellow #MSIgnite MVP Community Reporters, Darrell Webster (@DarrellaaS) and Alistair Pugin (@AlistairPugin) to share...

Preparing to move to the cloud

The Ongoing Cloud Transition

Over the past couple months, as I traveled between events in DC and Minnesota in the US, presented to audiences at 10 different events in South Africa, and most recently spoke at SharePoint Saturday Vienna and the European SharePoint Conference in Dublin, part of my focus was to understand the...

CollabTalk tweetjam on Productivity Automation with Office and Office 365 at #MSIgnite

Transforming Productivity with Microsoft Office and Office 365

As part of next Wednesday’s “Office Takeover” theme at the Microsoft Ignite conference happening next week in Orlando Florida, CollabTalk will be hosting the  3rd of 5 tweetjams on Wednesday, September 27th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm Eastern on an Office-related topic — “Productivity Automation with Office and Office 365” that will bring together an assortment...

CollabTalk tweetjam on Cyber-Security within the Microsoft Cloud with AvePoint

How Secure is the Microsoft Cloud?

As part of next Tuesday’s “Cloud Takeover” theme at the Microsoft Ignite conference happening next week in Orlando Florida, CollabTalk will be hosting the  2nd of 5 tweetjams on Tuesday, September 26th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm Eastern on a data topic — “Cyber-Security within the Microsoft Cloud” that will bring...

The Future of Intelligent Search and Discovery tweetjam with CollabTalk

The Future of Intelligent Search & Discovery

As part of next Monday’s “Data Takeover” theme at the Microsoft Ignite conference happening next week in Orlando Florida, CollabTalk will be hosting the 1st of 5 tweetjams on Monday, September 25th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm Eastern on a data topic — “The Future of Intelligent Search & Discovery” that...

Microsoft Teams on every desktop!

The Forthcoming Microsoft Teams Revolution

With the arrival of Microsoft Teams in mid-2016, there has been both excitement and some confusion within the ecosystem as to how this new tool fits into the broader collaboration story. Microsoft Teams, in many ways, is the embodiment of the Groups concept: a way for organizations to provide one...

Archiving Microsoft Teams

How are Microsoft Teams archived?

One of the top features requested from the community for Microsoft Teams is to have some kind of archiving capability, allowing an organization (or possibly an individual) to manually or automatically create a backup, or completely archive a team, its channels, and all related conversations. Of course, any content attached...

Turning text into SmartArt in PowerPoint

Project Timelines in PowerPoint

How often do you use PowerPoint Designer when creating presentations? Personally, I’ve never been very good at making PowerPoint look good. In fact, a running joke whenever I present at SPTechCon events during their Lightning Talks is that I use an Arial font with a plain white background and no design...