Category: Microsoft Teams

Office 365 Distilled EP 36: Cortana on the islands of Cuba and Orkney

Steve and Marijn are still worlds apart, so will not be enjoying a whisky together.. But that doesn’t keep them from talking about some geographical arbitrages for Bookings in Cuba and Orkney! After a Chuck Berry intro by Steve, we start talking governance needs after Teams is rolled out and how we can use Microsoft …


Make files in a channel read-only in Microsoft Teams

A request I hear a lot when implementing Teams is the ability to make files read-only in certain channels. There is also an uservoice item to request such a feature. Microsoft Teams, with the underlying Microsoft 365 Groups technology works best (in my opinion) if you keep it as simple as possible: You need a …


Office 365 Distilled EP 27: MS Teams, onions and climbing Everest

Steve and Marijn get their best French out, while they talk about the 27 club, french onions and a french whisky. Steve talks about his OneDrive migration project, where they let the end users do the manual lifting (and getting rid of everything that is not moved). Marijn talks about re-engineering a business process with …


Use color-coding in your Teams Team picture to define types of collaboration

Office 365 Distilled EP 25: The quarter cask and the cynical MS Teams discussion

Why should I have Teams? We got Yammer, SharePoint, Skype and Outlook in place. This is a question we get ever so often! Steve and Marijn both come from a SharePoint experience, so they are not always up to par with the latest and greatest ๐Ÿ™‚This 25th episode of Office 365 Distilled, a quarter cask …


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Become a Road warrior with Microsoft Teams Mobile – webinar recording

This is the recording of the webinar I did at Teamsfest Spring 2020, called “Becoming a Road Warrior with Microsoft Teams Mobile”. The topic was Microsoft Teams mobile app and all the cool things you can do with it. Please enjoy this demoladen session! If you are just looking for the slides on how to …


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Microsoft Teams chat grey and blue icons explained

Onboarding people to Teams in these #WFH (Work From Home) times is exciting! I get questions that I haven’t even thought about, or that I just didn’t see. One of those questions is why there are grey and blue icons in the Teams chat. What is the difference and how do I get this icon? …


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10 Ideas that prove #WFH doesn’t have to be boring

Office 365 Distilled EP 21: Community is awesome… from SPS Belgium

Steve and Marijn act as roaving reporters on SPS belgium! We are also becoming whisky snobs.. We did a live podcast, which didn’t go as well as we thought.. People had a long day, sound was not good from the back and Steve was on a roll. So let’s not try that again ๐Ÿ™‚ Numbers …


Minimum viable license: external Teams owner

A customer, who is the intermediate party between the governement and organisation working in a specific sector wants to use Microsoft Teams as the preferred way of communicating with those organisations. They are planning to use a Teams for HR, Communications, IT and other common fields that sector wants support in. The intermediate party only …