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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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?[…]
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[…]
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.