Microsoft announces Teams/Skype Parity. Will they really be equal?

Microsoft has added key Skype for Business features to Teams. These updates represent a similar, but separate product and feature set, designed to improve communications within Teams. While Microsoft has not implemented all of the new functions, the existing communications tools have a lot to offer. There are some neat new features! Microsoft says the Read more about Microsoft announces Teams/Skype Parity. Will they really be equal?[…]

Teams Evolution Part 2 coming soon

Mike Dixon WSC President and Microsoft Teams expert Mike Dixon will be discussing changes to the popular Teams App inside Office 365 in two upcoming events: The Boston Office 365 User Group on Thursday, Oct. 18, and during SharePoint Saturday New England, at 2:15 p.m. SharePoint Saturday is a great opportunity to learn; check the Read more about Teams Evolution Part 2 coming soon[…]

5 Free Components in Office 365 That Are Worth a Look

If you have Office 365, (and, who doesn’t?) you probably use Skype, Word, and Outlook, or your company might use SharePoint, but there is a wide array of other useful (and free) tools hidden with the Office 365 package. The folks at Wellington Street Consulting talk about the software with an almost evangelical zeal. As president, Read more about 5 Free Components in Office 365 That Are Worth a Look[…]

Office 365 ‘Ask Me Anything’ in Boston

How valuable would it be to be able pick the brains of more than 40 individuals with expertise in a wide range of Office 365 and SharePoint topics all at the same time and in one room? That’s what happened at the “Ask Me Anything” one-on-one discussion event at SPTechCon Boston in August. The event hosted Read more about Office 365 ‘Ask Me Anything’ in Boston[…]

What is Exchange?

Exchange is the server behind the Outlook email client. It is often—and mistakenly—referred to as “Outlook server.” In reality, there is no such product. Outlook is just the Microsoft email client, and can be used with a variety of servers. However, Exchange does much more than just email. Properly architected and implemented, those additional services—calendaring, Read more about What is Exchange?[…]

The Hidden Magic Inside the Teams Files Tab

There’s much more than meets the eye inside the Teams Files Tab. More and more companies are using Teams—at last count, the figure topped 200,000—but few of those we’ve worked with understand the full power of the Files Tab. Our experience suggests that some people may not be getting the full value out of what Read more about The Hidden Magic Inside the Teams Files Tab[…]

Words Matter: Office 365

We’re fans of Microsoft, but even we have to admit that sometimes, the company acts like that uncle you only see at weddings who’s been telling you the same story for the last ten years. Like Uncle Ron, Microsoft can get a bit repetitive. They use the same terminology repeatedly throughout their offerings. Unfortunately, each time they use a term, Read more about Words Matter: Office 365[…]