Category: podcast

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 …


Office 365 Distilled EP 31: Large Files, SharePoint Hybrid fail and New Orleans

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 …