Microsoft Teams Breakout Rooms -What’s new and upcoming?

Today, meeting organizers can create and manage breakout rooms from the desktop client. Recently, a timer feature was added for breakout rooms together with some other improvements and an updated experience for managing breakout rooms is now rolling out. This post won't cover the how to utilize the feature but rather cover the recently added … Continue reading Microsoft Teams Breakout Rooms -What’s new and upcoming?

What is Viva Learning?

Learning is one of the four apps/modules included in Microsoft Viva. Microsoft describes Viva as an employee experience and Learning will focus on just that -learning, as expected from the name. There's lots of questions what Viva Learning really is about, and what role it will play for organizations regarding their approach for user-learning and … Continue reading What is Viva Learning?

Changes coming to Teams Update Policy!

According to MC264092: In the Teams admin center you can find the "Update policies" tab. Here you can use the default "Global" policy or create and assign other policies, in order to enable/disable the Public Preview channel feature for Microsoft Teams clients. What will change? Starting from 23rd of July, a new policy called "AllowPublicPreview" … Continue reading Changes coming to Teams Update Policy!

Part 1: What is Teams Webinar – Explained

Microsoft Teams Live Events or "TLE" has up til recently been the only "better" option to conduct digital gatherings with a larger amount of attendees like webinars, town hall meetings and so forth. This has somewhat changed now with Teams Webinars and several new meeting options available for Teams meetings. This raises questions like "how … Continue reading Part 1: What is Teams Webinar – Explained

Migrating file shares to Microsoft 365 – Considerations

I have recently been dealing a lot with customers on their journey migrating on-premises files to SharePoint/Microsoft Teams/OneDrive! In this blog post I won't tell you what tools to use or what is the best scenario for you, but rather put some thoughts in your head before making any potential mistakes! During the pandemic, there's … Continue reading Migrating file shares to Microsoft 365 – Considerations

“Task Publishing” in Teams – Part 2 – create, publish and track tasks

This is the second part of this blog post series. To learn how to configure and set everything up to start publish tasks, please read part 1: “Task Publishing” in Teams – Part 1 – Configuration In this post I will use the scenario and configuration from part 1 and start publishing tasks. I will also … Continue reading “Task Publishing” in Teams – Part 2 – create, publish and track tasks

“Task Publishing” in Teams – Part 1 – Configuration

The ability to publish tasks to teams in your organization is now generally available. The official documentation can be found here: Set up your team targeting hierarchy - Microsoft Teams | Microsoft Docs, although I find it can be somewhat confusing at times. In this two part blog post I'll try to explain the concepts … Continue reading “Task Publishing” in Teams – Part 1 – Configuration

Create rules in Microsoft Lists

Microsoft Lists is great for many reasons. Based on SharePoint lists, it's now much easier for users to create and work with lists thanks to the portal app, app for iOS and its integration with Microsoft Teams. I won't cover the basics of lists in this post, and if you haven't started using Microsoft Lists … Continue reading Create rules in Microsoft Lists

Getting started with Teams Templates

A while back ago Microsoft announced the use of Teams templates available directly to users when creating a team. Templates have been available via Microsoft Graph for use when using teams provisioning with an custom automated process. With this feature now rolling out, templates can be managed by administrators in the Teams Admin Portal and … Continue reading Getting started with Teams Templates

Add the group calendar to Teams

Background: When a Team is created an Office 365 group is also created behind the scenes. This also means a number of other workloads is provisioned, including a Outlook group calendar. On many occasions I've been asked how to leverage this calendar in Microsoft Teams, since there is no default view of this calendar in Teams. … Continue reading Add the group calendar to Teams