A closer look at the Champion Management Platform toolkit – Increase engagement among your Champions

Running a champions program,especially during an implementation of new services and tools, is a great way of spreading information, enthusiasm and knowledge to users. It also helps drive engagement and business transformation as well as gives a great way to collect feedback from users all over your organization. Microsoft provides you with tons of content … Continue reading A closer look at the Champion Management Platform toolkit – Increase engagement among your Champions

Restarting a Teams Live Event

I've previously talked about some differences running Teams Webinars (Teams meetings) and Teams Live Events (TLE's). There's several differences and both have their use cases, but when it comes to Live Events there's been a big caveat. Once you start it, you can't end it and start it again! Some background Imagine a normal Teams … Continue reading Restarting a Teams Live Event

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 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

Teams chat file-sharing demystified

I recently answered a post on the TechCommunity ( Link here ) about a user asking about the existence and non-existence of the so called “Microsoft Teams Chat Files” folder in Onedrive! It got me thinking that details of sharing files in a private chat in Microsoft Teams can be somewhat confusing for many users, and … Continue reading Teams chat file-sharing demystified