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  • Developing Inclusive Communications Through Microsoft Teams

    Developing Inclusive Communications Through Microsoft Teams

    With hundreds of millions of users utilizing Microsoft Teams, it is so important that organizations know how to foster a collaborative and open culture through Microsoft 365. It was on this premise that I recently joined fellow Microsoft MVP Alistar Pugin on a free webinar to explain optimization options for success. Check out the free recording!

  • Communities in Microsoft Teams - Daniel Glenn

    Communities in Teams

    Microsoft has announced the launch of Communities in Teams - a new take on Microsoft Teams for personal use. Using the same Microsoft Teams app and learnings from years of use by millions of users, anyone will be able to use Teams for calls, sharing, and collaborating. I had the pleasure of speaking with Amit Fulay, Vice President of Product at Microsoft, about the launch and the direction Communities in Microsoft Teams is headed. The video of our conversation is at the end of this post.

  • Public Preview of Power BI and Microsoft Graph Integration - 365 Message Center Show #262

    Public Preview of Power BI and Microsoft Graph Integration

    See recommended Power BI content. Receive signals such as "Megan edited your Power BI report". Isaac created a new report in your team workspace. Power BI with more power to reach you where you are working, across Microsoft 365. More covered in this episode including SharePoint Tenant Rename, deleting personal chats in Microsoft Teams, & more!

  • Microsoft Teams Paging on Video Gallery - 365 Message Center Show #261

    Microsoft Teams Paging on Video Gallery

    The Teams meeting video gallery shows active speakers. Now you will be able to page the gallery to see more people with their camera on. Check to see if Serena is still in the meeting. Check if your camera-on audience is still engaged.

  • Sign Language View in Teams meetings - 365 Message Center Show #260

    Sign Language View in Teams meetings

    Sign language interpreter video will be prioritized in Teams meetings, making them more visible and using higher quality video. PowerPoint Live in Teams will allow users to magnify slides in their personal experience of a meeting. Microsoft Viva admin becomes more organized but hasn't yet got its own admin center. More on this week's episode...

  • New home experience for Viva Connections desktop - 365 Message Center Show #259

    New home experience for Viva Connections desktop

    If your organization is using Viva Connections in Teams a new home experience will be arriving soon. The new landing page will show dashboard cards, news and communities feed, resources menu and frequent sites. If your org subscribes to other Viva apps, you can navigate to them from this new home experience. The question is, what happens to your existing home site? Find out on this episode.

  • Microsoft Teams Premium and other goodies - 365 Message Center Show #258

    Microsoft Teams Premium and other goodies

    Daniel and Darrell take a look at the Message Center after all the Microsoft 365 announcements at Ignite. Microsoft Teams Premium was announced and is set to shift some existing features into the new Premium plan. Microsoft Office is becoming Microsoft 365, the mobile app AND the collection of Online apps will be accessed from microsoft365.com.

  • Teams calendar pop-out - 365 Message Center Show #256

    Teams calendar pop-out

    Pop-out's are the latest trend in multi-tasking productivity for Teams. Now you can schedule a meeting in Teams, pop out the scheduling window, and read other Teams content to help you create the invite.

  • Collaborate in Teams meetings with Excel Live - 365 Message Center Show #255

    Collaborate in Teams meetings with Excel Live

    Live Office applications in Microsoft Teams meetings are the next level for shared experiences and collaboration. Excel Live keeps everyone on the same sheet as you meet and discuss your data. Daniel and Darrell talk about what Excel Live brings to the meeting stage in this episode.

  • Survey Teams meeting effectiveness with Viva Insights - 365 Message Center Show #254

    Survey Teams meeting effectiveness with Viva Insights

    Start a plan with your team to improve your meetings and survey the occasional meeting to determine their effectiveness. There's more to this new capability than you would think. Hear Daniel and Darrell deep dive into this update and more this week.