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: …


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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 …


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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 🙂 Numbers …


Backup (and restore) for SharePoint Online site pages

A customer had created a beautifully designed SharePoint site, complete with all kinds of informative pages containing lots of text and markup. The question now was how they could create a backup of these beautiful pages, in case something went wrong and they needed to restore them again. I know, you shouldn’t have to do …


Office 365 Distilled EP 20: Applying Baseline Governance to all the O365 Apps pt.2

Marijn and Steve look forward to Ignite 2019, and discuss how they are going to celebrate the first anniversary of the podcast. After that, the manbun discussion and the live podcast at SPSBE they get back to the baseline governance journey, as they did in part 1 you can listen to here. Sway As we …


Adding an Edit button to a modern SharePoint online list item

In classic SharePoint, there was an easy way to show the  “edit” button in a list. If you clicked on it, the edit page would open up. This was a wonderful, easy way to have your users go directly to the edit page of the item. In default SharePoint online, there is a different approach: …


Office 365 Distilled EP 19: Applying Baseline Governance to all the O365 Apps pt.1

Let’s talk practical governance in this episode of the podcast: the art of applying baseline governance. We already talked about this concept in episode 3, but we wanted to dig a little deeper this time. This episode consists of 2 parts, where Steve and Marijn talk through baseline governance for all Office 365 apps. After …


Office 365 Distilled EP 18: Cor Blimey is an O365 influencer

Blimey! Episode 18 allready! Steve and me are discovering new words in the english language. We start by talking about Ignite 2019, the sense and nonsense of unconferences, all the work that Anna Chu has to do to select the speakers while drinking her nitro-brew. We talk about what sessions we send in and how …


Link galore after an amazing Ignite 2019