Author Archives: Marijn

After our sweet sixteen (and Lagavulin whisky with it), we are back with an interview with the amazing Anna Chu (@_achu), senior product manager at Microsoft and the community lead of the Microsoft Ignite event (and Ignite The Tour)! We wanted to roast her about how to get a speaker gig at Ignite. It has …
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16 episodes. Over 3500 listens. We are so happy. Does that mean that we have now grown up? Adult podcasters? Is that even a thing? We even got a new intro! Did you notice it? On this episode we are taking a look at some things Microsoft promised to have released after Ignite 2018 and …
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Office 365 Distilled ep15: Dynamic stability

July 26th, 2019 | Posted by Marijn in Adoption | podcast - (0 Comments)

Welcome to another episode, just the one before our “sweet sixteen”. In this episode we discuss dynamic stability, and we drink 7 whiskies! 3:56 People change After last episode, we want to continue on the idea of people change. The concepts like ADKAR talks about specific events (like rolling out Teams, or migrating from Lotus …
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Marijn gives a recap on his travels after Collab Summit and SPS London ( and do some shameless namedropping of Carmen, Matt Taylor,Karoliina, Tomasz, Liz Sundet) and we talk about the SharePoint conference in Las Vegas. 7:05 Our thoughts after Las Vegas The SharePoint conference in Las Vegas has always about strategy, and Ignite has …
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Another 2 weeks have passed, that means another episode of Office 365 Distilled! Life just happens when you are too busy making plans. We just love creating these podcasts, although we never seem to have the same opinions 🙂 7:40 The most succesfull Governance strategy is not what you should do, but what your users …
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It has been a long time since I published a quick tip, but a request from a client got me in happy mode this morning! The request was that every time they tried to open up a msg (.msg or Outlook email message format) it downloaded the file. Then they needed another click to open …
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I have a customer that works a lot with external experts. Every project is a new SharePoint site, and contains multiple external experts. And, that is how life goes, these people tend to change email address from time to time. As a governance rule, we want these experts to stay in touch with their past …
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I am happy to introduce a new (possibly, hopefully hit) series on YouTube: Blaming the enduser. This series is about all the bad things that happen to endusers, and us asking the question who is to blame for those issues. After all, it all boils down to user adoption. In this series, we don’t take …
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