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Modern Dashboarding with SharePoint and Teams

By All Posts, Modern Workplace, Power BI & SQL, SharePoint, Teams

If you’re ready to build modern dashboards in SharePoint Online, Microsoft Teams, and SharePoint Server, then you’ve come to the right place. For more than a decade, SharePoint has been the platform of choice for business intelligence dashboards, originally leveraging features like Power Pivot for SharePoint, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), and PerformancePoint. Fast forward to 2019, and SharePoint can seamlessly bring content together from Power BI, Excel, and many other data sources into rich…

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5 More Reasons You Will Want Microsoft Teams

By All Posts, Office 365, Productivity, Teams
Last week, we explored 5 big reasons why you will just love Microsoft Teams. But we’re not done yet.  In Part 2 below, we will uncover 5 more reasons why you will absolutely want to use Microsoft Teams within your organization and even more benefits you will experience using Teams. Reason #6: Real-Time Collaboration Working on a document together with someone in real time can be a challenge even with a good chat solution. Stopping...
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5 Reasons You Will Want Microsoft Teams

By All Posts, Office 365, Productivity, Teams
Many of you have already heard the enormous buzz about Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams is a corporate-friendly, real-time collaboration and communications solution that provides numerous benefits for all teams and those who support them. With Microsoft Teams, you can easily bring together people, conversations, tools, and content into one consolidated place to easily collaborate to achieve more. If you’re not already craving to use Microsoft Teams, then you will be by the time you finish...
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Live Events Now Available in Microsoft Teams

By All Posts, Announcements, Modern Workplace, Teams

Looking to host a live or on-demand event to reach massive online audiences? Well, you’re in luck. Microsoft just announced that Live Events are now generally available in Microsoft Teams.  Live Events in Microsoft Teams enables you to schedule, produce, and stream content that is both rich and interactive for up to 10,000 live attendees. Live Events in Microsoft Teams enable an intuitive, end-end event experience for the ALL end users, from event organizers, producers,…

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Create and Manage Mind Maps in Microsoft Teams

By All Posts, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Productivity, Teams

Many of you are already familiar with Microsoft Teams, the Office 365 hub for team collaboration that integrates the people, content, and tools your team needs to be more engaged and effective. But did you know that Microsoft Teams also has a powerful collaborative mind mapping feature? This integrated tool from MindMeister can help you visualize ideas and create plans with your team members, all in real-time within Microsoft Teams. Figure 1: Mind Mapping…

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Modernize Your Meetings with Microsoft Teams Rooms

By All Posts, Modern Workplace, Teams

If you’re ready to transform your meetings and modernize your entire meeting room experience, then you are ready for Microsoft Teams Rooms.  Microsoft has a solid commitment to making Teams a complete meetings and calling solution, and as a result, they are rebranding Skype Room Systems as Microsoft Teams Rooms. Watch this short video from Microsoft to learn how Microsoft Teams Rooms will transform all of your meeting room experiences – from small huddle spaces…

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Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101: ATP Safe Attachments Policies

By All Posts, Office 365, Teams, Tutorials

Previously, in Part 1 of this Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101 article series, we explored how to take your first steps into making your mailboxes more secure by reducing the amount of phishing e-mails sent to your users with ATP Anti-Phishing policies. Now in Part 2, we will explore ATP Safe Attachments, which checks to see if email attachments or files are malicious and protects your organization according to the ATP Safe Attachments policy…

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4 Great Tools for Planning Your Microsoft Teams Implementation

By All Posts, Teams

If you haven’t already heard, Microsoft Teams is taking the world by storm. According to Microsoft, Microsoft Teams is the fastest growing business app in Microsoft history with more than 329,000 organizations worldwide now using Teams. If you are thinking about implementing Microsoft Teams within your organization, Microsoft has provided some excellent free tools to assist you with your transition to Teams. Here are 4 of our favorite tools that are essential for anyone planning…

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Where Do I Schedule My Meetings and Events?

By All Posts, Modern Workplace, Office 365, Skype for Business, Teams

In the world of Microsoft Office 365, there are several services that provide the ability for people to schedule interactive audio video sessions.  They provide similar functionality in some cases, but they are meant to be used for different audiences.  Today we will break down what your options are to help you better understand which tool you should be using for each different audience type. Collaborative Meetings If your goal is to schedule a collaborative…

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Microsoft Teams or Yammer… or Both?

By All Posts, Office 365, Teams

Since Microsoft Teams was released as a new communication and collaboration tool, organizations are asking themselves different questions depending on where they are at today.  Some are not using Yammer or Teams currently and are wondering which they should adopt.  Others are using Yammer today and are thinking of switching over to Microsoft Teams. A Common Misconception There is a common misconception today that Yammer is going away and that Microsoft Teams was designed to…

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