Category: podcast

Office 365 Distilled EP 30: Spaces is the final frontier

Episode 30! Steve is looking ravishing after his man-spa day at Jack the clipper , we are looking at some features across Office 365, giving some tips and tricks on OneNote, cool features in Outlook, Spaces and document templates in SharePoint. The sound is not totally what we wanted. We are recording at Marijn’s place, …


Office 365 Distilled EP 29: 43 Admins and a Cooper walk into a bar

Steve and Marijn dream about getting some casks of whisky. Maybe when we get all the admins from our clients to donate, we might just get there! How many admins does it take to screw in an Office 365 lightbulb? Don’t run automatic scripts with a global admin account. There is a long list of …


Office 365 Distilled EP 28: The chicken and the egg story: Outlook vs ToDo

In this episode we try to unravel the famous chicken and egg question for rolling out Office 365: Do you start with the big applications, like Exchange, OneDrive or SharePoint? Or do you go for smaller apps like ToDo, Sway or Forms? We also discover we actually have fans! Sorry to the people who left …


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 …


Office 365 Distilled EP 26: With friends in a bar at Christmas

I realize that, when I am writing this, spring is in the air and we are all “snowed in” by the Corona virus. But I still have fond memories of events like this Christmas gettogether, where we get together with friends and talk about the things we hold dear: Christmas, Office 365 and whisky! Great …


Blame the enduser: Top tips to unscrew-up user adoption in Office 365 (live from M365MADVirtual)

This year, SPS Madrid 2020 was rebranded to “Microsoft 365 Madrid Virtual”. 2 days of awesome presentations were presented, all via Youtube livestreamed! Big kudos to the people that organised it!Jussi Mori and me did our Blame The End User style webcast to give top tips to unscrew-up the user adoption in Office 365! While …


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 🙂This 25th episode of Office 365 Distilled, a quarter cask …


Blaming the End User S03e02 – Blaming the Corona WFH Special episode

In this COVID-19 quarantine special episode of Blaming the End-User, different heroes of the Office 365 community sit together virtually over a drink and discuss best practices for WFH. This was a superfun event, where we asked each of our guests for their top tips for #WFH in these Corona days. We also heavily relied …


Office 365 Distilled EP 24: Using a Ponzi pyramid scheme for adoption

Marijn has some fun learning all about Shifts in Teams and learns he needs to be an owner in order to put his work dates in. We talk about making your governance futureproof and discuss how implementing a Ponzi type pyramid scheme would benefit our user adoption. Futureproof governance We have been talking about governance …


Office 365 Distilled EP 23: Taking a spray can and scalpel to Ignite 2019

The second podcast from Ignite! After some smoky dragon puffs (nitrogen cooked cheetos) we are ready to bring our spray can and scalpel! We had lots of fun with Albert Hoitingh, Corinna Lins and Antje Lamartine in the Microsoft Security VR room, where we had to work together to stop a hacker by solving puzzles. …