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Office 365 Distilled EP 40: That big four OH here we go again!

Between Jurassic Park quotes and the usual banter, the boys revisit the big topics they talked about during the last 39 episodes for our big 40! And we have an amazing whisky with a story to go along with that! Asking why Simon Sinek‘s most known book gets you asking the most important question first: …


Turning on the Project Moca (aka Outlook Spaces) preview

I was super excited when I saw the under the wraps beta for Outlook Spaces earlier in february 2020, when on twitter WalkingCat described the existence of the new app. I had a chance to play with it and we featured it on our #Office365Distilled podcast, so did Luise Freese here and Ragnar Heil here. …


Office 365 Distilled EP 39: Security vs Usability – The balance

After a weekend of manual labor, that Marijn talks about uncomfortably long, the boys talk about about whisky and of course, technology! Technology, Office 365, enables people to do their stuff faster, easier. The end user is the main goal. So how can we make sure they can’t work that easy and simplicity? How can …


Office 365 Distilled EP 38: Cask strength user content with tears

Office 365 Distilled EP 37: Working with the business is the new adoption

In the middle of the pandemic, when travel is back on inside the bubble, Marijn took his little car to see Steve, to have a BBQ, whisky from the smallest distillery in Scotland and some knowledge sharing! Let’s put business first! First, a little background story from us:We moved our back end from SoundCloud to …


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 …


Office 365 Distilled EP 35: B2IT and the lost discussion on Search

Steve and Marijn are realizing that Stream deprecating the feature “who is saying what when” might be their fault.. For once we know what we want to talk about: search and the way we want to let the business drive the decision making process! Steve did some home repair on his Surface Book, and realized …


Office 365 Distilled EP 34: Surfing on the application governance wave

Another governance episode, this time all about application governance! Steve and Marijn think about all the fun they would with have with the warm temperature when they would be at Microsoft Virtual 365 Spain, if it was in real life instead of virtual. Marijn has a session with Jussi Mori to talk about user adoption, …


Office 365 Distilled EP 33: Excited… New toys for the boys (& Girls) in the KM space

Project Cortex will save your company 8.7 million dollars in new hire effectiveness. Is that why it will be a premium license? Steve talks about the Office Hours web series where Chris McNulty and Naomi Moneypenny talk about Cortex and how it is building within the KM (knowledge Management) space at Microsoft. We are in …


Office 365 Distilled EP 32: Stream baseline governance and a lockdown whisky

Did you like our new intro and outro ? We love it!! A brilliant way to start our new “stream” of information! Are you #WFH at the moment? We got a brilliant lockdown question from Dylan Hayes: What whisky would we have snapped before the lockdown got into place? What would we get, together with …