Author: Paul Robichaux

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Why Azure AD Backup is Needed

Backing up Azure AD may sound like a counterintuitive concept to many. However, in this article, we examine several reasons aside from Disaster Recovery that support why this is good practice for enterprise organizations, now more than ever.

March 17, 2022

Every Meeting Online?

Just as in-person meetings are resuming around the world, Microsoft has begun rolling out improvements to a feature that enables you to make every meeting an online meeting in Teams or Skype for Business. Seen from the perspective of having hybrid meetings be the ‘new norm,’ the ability to have meetings default to online-only is a useful step, Microsoft still has a few rough edges to fix before these updates reach their full potential.

March 11, 2022

Doing Crimes in Microsoft 365

Many organizations have regulatory compliance requirements, so naturally they want to meet them, so they spend money. Does spending that money on compliance tools stop your employees from doing crimes and getting you in trouble? Maybe not so much if this prominent case is any evidence.

January 7, 2022

Contemplating Commsverse

Paul Robichaux provides insights from the independent Microsoft Teams conference, Commsverse, that just took place last week at Mercedez-Benz World outside of London.

September 21, 2021
Taming Teams Notifications
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Taming Teams Notifications

There are several areas where Microsoft could improve the way Teams handles out-of-office and away-from-work scenarios. Are the default "quiet hours" reasonable? Should there be a global setting for quiet hours or do-not-disturb? While there may be good reasons to leave some of these as a tenant-level settings, you don't want to forget about the extra steps you must take to truly escape from Teams for a bit.

June 4, 2021
Three Ways to Improve Meetings in Teams (Which You Can’t Have) And One Which Might Maybe Help a Little (Which You Can) 2 Comments
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Three Ways to Improve Meetings in Teams (Which You Can’t Have) And One Which Might Maybe Help a Little (Which You Can)

Having Teams meeting fatigue? Could the meeting have been an email instead? In his latest blog Paul Robichaux explores some tongue-in-cheek options for better regulation of Teams meetings, while also proposing a realistic solution to efficiently manage your time, your Teams meetings, and your sanity.

May 10, 2021