Author: Steve Goodman

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The Practical 365 Update: S2, Ep 14 – Azure AD, Viva Connections, Teams News and special guest Brian Desmond

On the show this week, we're talking about the Azure AD outage, new Exchange patches (yes, again!) and tools, how to get ready for Viva Connections, talking UserVoice and the biggest Roadmap and Message center news. And - Brian Desmond joins us to talk in a more positive way about the Azure AD Premium (and free) features you absolutely need to switch on.

March 19, 2021

Switch between Office update channels and enable Teams Preview features

Two recent updates for Microsoft Teams and Office (Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise) allow you to self-select whether you want to use Beta (Insider), Current, Monthly and Bi-Annual features within the client, and toggle Teams Preview features. Find out how to switch this on for your copy of Office and Teams, and how as an admin you can enable this for your users.

March 5, 2021

Teams Meeting Improvements to Make Presenters Look Smarter

New presentation features in Teams, coming later this month and announced at Microsoft Ignite 2021, are all designed to make it easy to look more professional in meetings and build in advanced effects into Teams itself. Presenter Mode adds features to allow you to add yourself into the presentation, PowerPoint Live makes life easier when showing slides, and webinars finally become a core part of Teams.

March 4, 2021

The Practical 365 Weekly Update: S2, Ep 12 – Microsoft Lists with Mark Kashman

On the Practical 365 weekly update, we're joined by Microsoft's Mark Kashman to talk about Lists. We explore when and how to use it, how to launch it to the business and how you can extend and build applications using it. We begin with a quick primer, discuss who should use it, and explore when Microsoft Lists is the right tool to use instead of other Microsoft applications. We explore use-cases and opportunities and Mark gives us great examples when Lists is the perfect tool, and talks about how he uses Lists day-to-day.

February 26, 2021