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 …


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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 ­čÖéThis 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 …


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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 …


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. …


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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? …


Office 365 Distilled EP 22: Where Steve and Marijn look at trust @Ignite

Steve and Marijn are at Ignite 2019 in Orlando, and taking advantage of the sweet setup that is offered at the Podcast center for podcast rockstars. And that is us! The main topic is the importance of trust when talking about tech intensity. We talk about the new stuff that is coming out: Flow becomes …