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All About 365 with Jay and Steve
35 minutes | a month ago
Episode 49 - What's new in tenant to tenant migrations?
In this week's episode, we're joined by Mike Weaver from Quadrotech to talk about the new Teams APIs available, and to hear about the new Exchange native tenant to tenant tools work in the real world. We also hear about how tenant migrations have changed and a remote workforce is driving more automation.
42 minutes | 3 months ago
Episode 47 - Do you need to backup Microsoft 365?
In this week's episode, Steve and Jay are back recording in person and discussing a topic that comes up regularly in Office 365 discussions. Do you need to backup? Things have moved on since we last discussed this on the show and we'll cover some of the reasons why you might need backups, mitigations built into the service and how to look at some of the claims made by backup vendors eager to sell their services.
32 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 46 - How do you secure data in Office 365?
In this episode we talk about the various ways to secure data in Office 365 - using Microsoft 365 tools. In the show we talk about AIP, MIP, Azure RMS and the associated tech you can use to keep content secure - and when to use it.
40 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 45 - How do you level-up Microsoft Teams to include Meeting Rooms and Voice
In this episode we consider what your next steps with voice and meetings should be if you've implemented Teams rapidly, or have implemented primarily for PC to PC & mobile calling and meetings and want to go to the next level. We discuss:What your next steps should be..What are the options available for smaller companies?What do larger enterprises tend to do?Are meeting rooms extinct? If not, what are the use cases over the next few months for using Microsoft Teams Rooms - from real life experience.
47 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 44 - All About Power Apps with Chris O'Brien
On the show today, MVP Chris O'Brien joins us to discuss Power Apps. We cover topics including:What's included in the Power Platform?What's a citizen developer?How quickly can someone build their first app?What are the types of apps appropriate for Power Apps?What did people use to build apps on Office 365 before Power Apps?What makes a fully functional Power App?What are the different models of application?When should someone consider using premium functionality?What are some of the newer features and functionality available?What is the Common Data Service and when should you use this instead of SharePoint?What are some good use-cases for building apps?How do we deal with governance?How do we deploy applications to users?
37 minutes | 8 months ago
Episode 43 - How to gain insights into Teams performance for remote workers
In the latest episode, Steve and Jay are joined by GSX's Jean-François Piot to discuss how to gain insights into the type of issues remote workers might have when using Teams and Microsoft 365 away from the the office. In the show we discuss:How we understand the different types of connections people have, be it WiFi, wired connections or even mobile connectivityPeople using Teams in unusual settings and what these areWhat has happened with rapid deployments of TeamsWhat are the challenges this has brought?What do we have inside Office 365 and Teams to identify these problems?How can we use the free product offering from GSX to identify issues and gain insights and trends?
45 minutes | 8 months ago
Episode 42 - Teams Consultant Tips for Working from Quarantine
The show this week comes from quarantine, and the first time Jay and Steve haven't been able to meet up in person for a coffee and chat to record. We've been working with Teams since it's preview release and have needed to switch gear to consulting with clients remotely over the last few weeks. In the show we share how we've been coping, how to help your colleagues, our tips for running remote consultations and workshops, the best devices to use and what we've seen work well to keep your mental health OK.
36 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 41- Whats new in Exchange with Greg Taylor
In this week's show we're joined by Greg Taylor, Exchange Product Director at Microsoft. In the show we talk about Exchange Online and Exchange On-Premises and cover the following topics and more...Is anyone left on-premises? And are people still deploying Exchange Server today?Exchange 2010 was going to out of support on the 14th of January – but has been extended to October. Why?What are the new features coming to Exchange Online?Did you expect Exchange Online to be so successful?
34 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 40 - Before and after migrating - what should you consider?
In today's episode, Mike Weaver and Doug Davis from Quadrotech join us to discuss what happens before and after you migrate to Microsoft 365. Topics include:Pre-Migration IssuesWhere do these come up?Straightforward deployments and migrations – 1-1 migrations from existing environments, where is it easy?Where does it become complex?Post Migration management challengesWhat’s the challenge with managing after migration?Do you need a target operating model?How to you keep up with changes to the cloud?How do you monitor stuff?
42 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 39 - How to help First Line workers adopt Teams with Vesa Nopanen
In this week's episode, Jay and Steve are joined by MVP Vesa Nopanen to talk about First Line workers and Microsoft Teams. We discuss:What is a First Line worker?What do Microsoft offer for this type of employee?What's useful in Teams for First Line workers?Before Office 365 not many businesses bought licensing for these employees - is anything changing here?Can we customise the experience in Teams?Is it simply build it and they will come?How did Vesa get involved with working with First Line workers?How do you customise an adoption approach for this type of employee?What does "good" look like?How do you use and scale champion networks for First Line workers?How can we make things sticky for First Line workers?How do you deal with resistance?How do you measure success?
55 minutes | 10 months ago
Episode 38 - Accelerating Teams Enablement with Sean Wilson
In this episode Steve and Jay are joined by Microsoft's Sean Wilson, to discuss how to accelerate your enablement of Microsoft Teams. In this show we talk aboutWhat's offered by Microsoft to help thisWhere you should consider startingWhat Sean sees as the role of IT in thisHow Microsoft Partners helpWhere Adoption and Change Management fits and how 5 different generations in the workforce impacts thisThe transition of the role of AV teams in the Teams world
30 minutes | a year ago
Episode 37 - Hello, can you hear me now? Using Microsoft Teams Advanced Call Quality Dashboard
In episode 37, Steve and Jay get together at Microsoft Ignite to discuss the CQDv3 - the Advanced Call Quality Dashboard and why you should be using it with your Microsoft Teams deployment. In the show we ask - What do we mean by call quality and what does it apply to?If Microsoft are providing it as a service, why is it our responsibility?What's different about this version of CQD?How real-time is it?What reporting and drill-down does it give us?Everything has AI in these days - does CQD?What can it integrate with?
44 minutes | a year ago
Episode 36 - How Microsoft IT moved to Teams Only Mode
In Episode 36, Steve and Jay talk to Petra Thomas, Emily Kirby and Lesley Montgomery from Microsoft IT about their move to Teams Only mode from Skype and Teams Islands mode for over 200,000 people. We cover what Teams only mode is - and why you should consider moving to it, the challenges Microsoft encountered with their own move and what we can learn from their approach.
40 minutes | a year ago
Episode 35 - Teams Cloud Video Interop & Direct Guest Join with Microsoft & Poly
On the show today, we're joined by Ilya Bukshteyn from Microsoft and Adam Jacobs from Poly to talk about new features announced at Microsoft Ignite - Cloud Video interop and Direct Guest Join. Listen to the show to find out a bit of the history behind where we are today, where the future is headed, what the experience is going to be and much more.
33 minutes | a year ago
Episode 34 - Under the hood with Private Channels in Microsoft Teams
This time on All About 365, Steve and Jay are talking about a long-awaited feature in Microsoft Teams - Private Channels. In the show today, we go beyond the basics and talk about - - What similar functionality is in Microsoft Teams and where does Private Channels fit in- Why do people want Private Channels at all?- How does it work under the hood?- What challenges might you need to consider?And much more...
36 minutes | a year ago
Episode 33 - Teams migrations, Ignite 2019 and more with Tony Redmond
On the show today, Steve and Jay are joined by legendary Microsoft MVP Tony Redmond to talk about Teams migrations, the state of tenant to tenant moves, compliance in Microsoft 365, predictions for Microsoft Ignite 2019 - and of course we have a few laughs along the way!
29 minutes | a year ago
Episode 32 - Teams and Community with Laurie Pottmeyer
In episode 32, Steve and Jay are joined by Microsoft's Laurie Pottmeyer, to talk about how YOU can get involved in the Microsoft Community. We chat about:What is the Teams Airlift?What events Laurie has been involved with over the last few months and whyWhy it's worth sharing with others and what you can get out of itHow do you start to get involved with other Teams admins and users and how Microsoft can helpAnd much more!
30 minutes | a year ago
Episode 31 - (Microsoft) Search and you will find
On this episode we're on the lookout for facts on Microsoft Search! We'll discover what it is, how it fits into Office 365 and the rest of the suite and how to access it. is it just a posh version of Bing, or will it be the tool that helps us find and discover everything we need within the Office 365 suite, wherever that conversation, email or file lives? Tune in to find out!
40 minutes | a year ago
Episode 30 - How to get involved with Microsoft Ignite 2019, with Anna Chu
On episode 30 of the All About 365 podcast, Anna Chu from Microsoft joins Steve and Jay to talk about Microsoft Ignite, and opportunities to be a part of Microsoft's premier IT conference. You'll find out what Microsoft Ignite is - how has it changed from last year - and get some tips on how to convince your boss to send you. And if you are interested in becoming a community reporter or submitting a session before the August 4th deadline, tune in for some tips and tricks from Anna, Steve and Jay
46 minutes | a year ago
Episode 29 - Go with the flow
In this episode, Steve and Jason talk about Microsoft Flow - the business process automation and personal productivity tool inside Microsoft 365. Comprising a key part of the Microsoft Power Platform, we ask:What is Flow? Is it a posh version of IFTTT?How do we use it?How do we access it?What license SKU is it part of?What does it connect it to?How do you manage it?Can we add our own applications that tie into the Flow?Is it only Microsoft Applications or can we tie it into Line of Business apps?Examples of using Flow?
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