So why would you care to create your own background? Here are some use cases I have seen: For external meetings - to showcase your company products and brandFor internal meetings - to display project updates and timelinesFor new team meetings - to tell a story about yourself, your interests and hobbiesFor webinars - to … Continue reading Brand your virtual background in MS Teams – create a space relevant to your audience.
We all have a few routine tasks and features we access in MS Teams, depending on how you use the app and for what purpose. I still have many clients only using MS Teams for the purposes of 1:1/group chats, or for the purposes of hosting online meetings. Whatever the case, I am sharing my … Continue reading “Stop doing this and try that” in MS Teams
Organizing and attending MS Teams meetings have now become the simplest part of our remote working days - for most of us at least. While we are busy working in these meetings, Microsoft is busy working on improving our meeting experiences. Constantly improving them! Today's post became an inspiration as I was walking through the … Continue reading Remember these steps when organizing MS Teams meetings.
Things you need to know! There are a variety of differences between the traditional OneNote we are adopting in our daily and professional lives, and the Class Notebook for institutions/schools available for Teachers and Students. I have been doing a lot of comparisons between Teams and Teams for EDU and TBH - my favorite feature … Continue reading MS Teams Class Notebooks – device features
Yes, you can view version history of files in MS Teams! Over the past few months, I have been actively volunteering my time at virtual community events sharing knowledge and best practices for end users and IT Pros in #MicrosoftTeams. The most popular session thus far is - "Empower your Organization with MS Teams and … Continue reading Find File Versions in MS Teams
As I reflect back on the year, the prominence of Teams in my life has become quite apparent. I am likely not the only one who wakes up to Teams before Outlook, and I am likely not the only one who spends 75% of my day in Teams. Given the holidays have arrived, I would … Continue reading Teams Detox for the Holidays
Does your typical day look something like... Outlook, Alt + Tab - Teams, Alt + Tab - Outlook, Alt + tab Teams. Add in a few more applications to flip through in between, and that sums up the day of the average corporate employee. (minus coffee, lunch, coffee, coffee breaks) According to McKinsey, high-skill knowledge … Continue reading Email meet MS Teams – Teams meet Email
One of the biggest struggles employees are facing in today's world of a digital and modern workplace is - fear. Fear of changing the way we are accustomed to working, the way our brains think, the way we complete repetitive tasks, and the fear of allowing a machine, an intelligent machine, to take over jobs. … Continue reading The beginners guide to AI in the workplace with Office 365
The majority of organizations are starting to dip their feet in Office 365 and SharePoint Online, and have realized it's time to get serious about the dreaded migrations. A good friend of mine, Joanne Klein has posted an incredibly easy-to understand infographic for those of you prepping for migrations from Shared Drives and/or SharePoint on-premises. … Continue reading Adoption and SharePoint migrations – it’s a thing!
I would like to start by saying, this post will include the word teams multiple times, with varying contexts. If this is confusing to you - you are not alone! I have trained an abundance of users in Microsoft Teams over the past year, within large national corporations and small businesses. The biggest hurdle for … Continue reading Training a team on Microsoft Teams – for reals.