Brace yourself; this s***’s going to get hairy. Not long ago, we posted an article “Teams/Skype Parity” about functional parity between Skype for Business and the parallel Microsoft Teams communications tools. In that post, we made a mistake, suggesting that federated chat was not working properly. It turns out that Teams does offer federated chat. Read more about Parity Update[…]
If I could charge for the time I spend answering this question, I could retire by now. The answer, as in the joke about the newly hired accountant who was asked what two plus two is: “What do you want it to be?” The answer is that SharePoint is a development platform. It’s much more Read more about What is SharePoint[…]
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?[…]
AKA Teams Evolution part 2 I gave this presentation at Bos365 on Oct 18, 2018 and SPS New England 2018 Here’s the deck: More to come I will post about event after the presentation, so come again.
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 event schedule Read more about Teams Evolution Part 2 coming soon[…]
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[…]
How cool would it be to access dozens of Office 365 and SharePoint experts in one room, all at the same time, and for free? The Boston Office 365 User Group and the Boston, New Hampshire and Rhode Island SharePoint Users Groups are teaming up on August 28 at SPTechCon, to do just that. WSC Read more about Meet Mike at SPTechcon![…]
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[…]
Is Teams Microsoft’s Slack killer? Many companies have gone to great lengths to implement Slack, even adding the pricey premium version. With all that time and effort invested in Slack, why should you move to Teams? Guest blogger David Lozzi offers a detailed look at the many ways Teams is overtaking Slack.
What Is Teams? Microsoft refers to Teams as a platform that combines workplace chat, meetings, notes, and attachments. What does that mean? Think of Teams as a hub—a hub that lets you delegate. A team owner can add members and even upgrade them to owners, who, in turn, can add other new members. From Teams, Read more about What is Microsoft Teams?[…]