Microsoft Teams at Ignite 2020

Microsoft offered a ton of information around Microsoft Teams on the first day in a couple of different sessions, which I will link to at the end of this blog post. I won’t be covering every single news part, but I will try to make a point for that huge news or things I thinkContinue reading “Microsoft Teams at Ignite 2020”

Rockstar Meetings in Microsoft Teams

Meetings in Microsoft Teams are probably something you spend a lot of time with, right? Maybe you are new to online meetings? You try to improve how you participate in them or even lead some online meetings in general? Microsoft MVP Matt Wade wrote a great ebook that touches on some good tips in generalContinue reading “Rockstar Meetings in Microsoft Teams”

Inspire 2020 – Book of News Abstract

After some exciting days with the people of Microsoft at the Inspire online event, I wanted to share my favorite announcements from the Book of news. It’s definitely worth some of your time to go through the Book of News in more detail, but here is my small conclusion! As you probably knew from followingContinue reading “Inspire 2020 – Book of News Abstract”

Reimagine your Online Meetings

Microsoft has published a blog post announcing several new features for Microsoft Teams! I would like to go into some of them one more time! I think most of you will have already seen it last week when Microsoft posted the official blog post, but let me summarize briefly what was announced, what I thinkContinue reading “Reimagine your Online Meetings”

3 quick Tips for Microsoft Teams

So, I have seen a bunch of home office setup photos with an open Microsoft Teams client in the last couple of days, and on nearly every picture I have seen something where I thought: “I wonder if the person knows this little tip or that little nugget!” I will cover three quick tips inContinue reading “3 quick Tips for Microsoft Teams”

Microsoft Teams and Yammer – better together or one fits all?

There is a lot of confusion around the use of Teams and Yammer, especially when it comes to the use of both in the same company. The initiative to write about this topic ignited after reading an exciting blog-post called “Yammer? I don’t need it – Teams is enough for me” published on LinkedIn. YouContinue reading “Microsoft Teams and Yammer – better together or one fits all?”

How to exceed your Microsoft Teams experience with polls and surveys!

Working with many people in a team can be very time-consuming when it comes to coordination. Microsoft Teams offers us super fast ways to work together and achieve our goals. Sometimes, however, the intent may not be clear yet, or there are still small open questions. Of course we can now ask a question inContinue reading “How to exceed your Microsoft Teams experience with polls and surveys!”

Microsoft Teams private channels – the good, the bad, the ugly!

It is pretty straightforward, right now the Microsoft Teams UserVoice post “Support for Private Channels“ has 23.592 upvotes which is by far the most in the whole Microsoft Teams UserVoice list. It is pretty clear that the people really want this feature to be released! Microsoft is taking their time releasing it, but it shouldContinue reading “Microsoft Teams private channels – the good, the bad, the ugly!”

Teams Message delivery options explained

This week Microsoft updated Teams and introduced more different delivery options to the 1:1 and group chat. Right, you will not get these options when chatting in channels! The new delivery options mainly divide with the notification the recipient will get when receiving one of these messages. I am not quite sure how this willContinue reading “Teams Message delivery options explained”

How to manage your notifications in Microsoft Teams

When switching to Microsoft Teams from the classic Mail there are a few things you/your colleagues have to change regarding the way of working with this communication tool. While in Outlook you mainly have just one Inbox, comparable with “one stream” of information, you have plenty of them when using Microsoft Teams. At the beginningContinue reading “How to manage your notifications in Microsoft Teams”