• Microsoft Ignite 2018 Keynote Interviews #MSIgnite

    Microsoft Ignite Keynote Interviews with Microsoft MVPs

    The 2018 installment of the Microsoft Ignite conference was a week filled with learning, sharing, and connecting with the tech community. The week got started with a Keynote kicked off by Julia White and delivered by Satya Nadella. I was able to catch up with several Microsoft MVPs before and after the keynote to discuss what they’re looking for forward to at the conference, as well as what they thought about the announcements in the keynote. Check out the interviews video below with Heather Newman, Sarah Haase, Luc Labelle, Mike Maadarani, and Drew Madelung – it was created, edited, and produced all on my mobile phone while at the conference.

  • SharePoint Fest Chicago December 3-7 2018

    SharePoint Fest Chicago 2018

    I am excited to announce that I will be speaking at SharePoint Fest Chicago this year! Make sure you use my discount code GLENN100 to save on your registration for #SPFestChicago! I will be giving three presentations this time – check out the quick video below to hear exactly what my sessions are about! OFF301 – Keeping up with change in Office 365 TMS202 – Use Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Office 2016 to Keep Your Group in Sync BI102 – Gaining insights with Power BI    

  • SQL Saturday Memphis 2018

    SQL Saturday Memphis 2018

    On October 6, 2018, I will be speaking in Memphis, Tennessee at the SQL Saturday event. The day is filled with sessions covering Azure, Python, SQL Server (of course), SQL on Linux, Power BI, and my session: Using Your On-prem Data in a Cloud World. In my session, we will discuss the benefits of using Microsoft Flow, PowerApps, and Power BI, how those benefits translate to being on-prem, and how we can use the data in Office 365 as well. We will setup a data gateway and walk through using it to connect to data wherever it resides! Click here for more details for the #SQLSatMemphis event, including registration and the schedule. [UPDATE]…

  • 365 Message Center #64 @regarding365 #RE365 #MSIgnite

    365 Message Center Show #64 Live from Microsoft Ignite! – Recap

    Special episode this week from the Microsoft Ignite conference! We sit down with Mike Ziock, Senior Director Service Engineering for Microsoft 365. We discussed a couple of messages in the Message Center, a few announcements from #MSIgnite, and talked about the process updates take from the Microsoft 365 roadmap to the Message center. 3:35 MyAnalytics nudges in Outlook – Read announcement MC148681  — Small tips appearing within Outlook to help you set some time to be focused. 7:35 Multiple improvements to Project Online – Read announcement MC148693  — Improvements coming to Project Online – but we don’t use Project Online, so Mike tells us why we would be seeing this in our messages. 9:26 OneDrive…

  • 365 Message Center #63 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #63 – Recap

    In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, there were several Outlook messages (new experience previews in the client and on the web, removal of the Groups footnote in emails, suggested replies, & block meeting invites from being forwarded), Insights in Excel (watch this space!!), preparedness for Hurricane Florence, and more! 1:40 Modern library content types and document templates in SharePoint Online – Read announcement MC147664  — Darrell talked about this more in the last episode – this update makes it easier for content creators to add template options to document libraries in SharePoint 3:35 Outlook for Windows user experience updates and Coming Soon preview pane – Read announcement MC147699 — This…

  • Microsoft Ignite 2018 Schedule

    My Schedule for Microsoft Ignite #MSIgnite

    I’m excited for the Microsoft Ignite conference this year. In addition to delivering sessions and podcasting, I will also be helping at the Microsoft Teams booth. On Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, I will be at the Teams booth, specifically the “At my desk” desk, with Loryan Strant. On Thursday, from 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM, I will be at the “Open Collaboration” desk answering questions and helping you learn more about Microsoft Teams! Please stop by and hang out with us! Check out my short video for a preview of my sessions! Here is my presenting and working schedule – join the podcast, attend the sessions, and…

  • Microsoft Ignite Mobile App #MSIgnite

    Microsoft Ignite 2018 Mobile App

    The mobile app is now available for the Microsoft Ignite conference! Well, it is the MSFT Events app, but it updated with the Microsoft Ignite content and your schedule. Check out my quick video below on how you can start using it to build out your conference experience. Download the MSFT Events app here: Apple App Store   |   Google Play

  • SQL Saturday Atlanta BI Edition 2018

    SQL Saturday Atlanta BI Edition 2018

    Please join me on September 22, 2018 in Atlanta Georgia for another SQL Saturday event – this time a business intelligence edition! The day will be filled with sessions covering Power BI, Azure BI, SSIS, and my session: Using Your On-prem Data in a Cloud World. In my session, we will discuss the benefits of using Microsoft Flow, PowerApps, and Power BI, how those benefits translate to being on-prem, and how we can use the data in Office 365 as well. We will setup a data gateway and walk through using it to connect to data wherever it resides! Click here for more details for the #SQLSatATLBI event, including registration and the…

  • 365 Message Center #62 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #62 – Recap

    In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, Darrell covered SharePoint Online configuration options of library flows, mass delete notifications for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business, and more! 03:25 New ways to configure flows in SharePoint Online – Read announcement MC147261  — A new panel for configuring Microsoft Flows in SharePoint libraries and lists 6:45 Update to TLS 1.2 to prevent potential Skype for Business outage – Read announcement MC147276 — Calling out that you will need to make TLS changes in Skype for Business when in hybrid before October 31, 2018. 8:15 Mass delete notification in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business  – Read announcement MC147280 — Help thwart malicious actions by…

  • 365 Message Center #61 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #61 – Recap

    In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we covered Shared with Me coming to mobile apps, prevent forwarding of meeting invites, apply existing site designs when adding sites to a hub, and more! 03:24 Updated feature: Shared with Me in OneDrive for Business mobile apps – Read announcement MC146805  — Microsoft is bringing the Shared with Me functionality they have been rolling out on the web, to the mobile apps. 4:55 New feature: You can now prevent forwarding of meeting invites in Outlook – Read announcement MC146814 — Meeting organizers will be able to block forwarding of meeting invites. If you are using an older Outlook client or a non-Outlook client,…