Teams Live Events are used for live streaming to large audiences (max 10,000). Common uses are online training, address to staff by the management, corporate announcements and events, entertainment and so on. I conducted 15 live events in 15 days and learnt a lot in the process. Here are some best practices I have learnt.Continue reading Teams Live Events Best Practices
This was conducted in March 2020, during the COVID lock-down. All videos are 15 minutes followed by Q&A from live attendees. 15 days, 15 topics, 15 minutes each. Live Event with Q&A.
|Mon, 23-Mar||What is Office 365?||Watch Video|
|Tue, 24-Mar||Which Office edition?||Watch Video|
|Wed, 25-Mar||Word||Watch Video|
|Thu, 26-Mar||Excel||Watch Video|
|Fri, 27-Mar||PowerPoint||Watch Video|
|Sat, 28-Mar||OneNote||Watch Video|
|Sun, 29-Mar||OneDrive||Watch Video|
|Mon, 30-Mar||Outlook & To Do||Watch Video|
|Tue, 31-Mar||Teams & Planner||Watch Video|
|Wed, 01-Apr||Yammer||Watch Video|
|Thu, 02-Apr||Stream||Watch Video|
|Fri, 03-Apr||Sway & Forms||Watch Video|
|Sat, 04-Apr||Power Automate & Power Apps||Watch Video|
|Sun, 05-Apr||Power BI||Watch Video|
|Mon, 06-Apr||Putting it all together|
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Microsoft is conducting a global, online conference using Teams as I am writing this article. It is a great way to learn how to not just work remotely, but deliver 100’s of sessions to 1000’s of people across the world remotely. Here is what I learnt – and what YOU can use to do the same!Continue reading Global Online Conference using Teams
New and very useful feature for artists and designers. Specify accurate colour value using HEX code instead of RGB or HSL. What difference? Well, HEX codes are most commonly used. RGB or HSL require you to put three values. HEX is ONE value. Works with all Office apps: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Project, Publisher, and Visio.
By the way, this colour shown here – #0F4C81 is special. It is called Classic Blue and it is the Pantone colour of the year 2020.
We take notes during meetings – using paper, typing (PC / mobile) or ink (stylus). In either case, it is difficult to find those notes after some time. The solution – link notes to meetings. Find out how. Reading time 8 min.
This is probably the most common use case for Teams. Monthly review using Teams is easy to setup and manage. It gets everyone on board quickly and painlessly. This is NOT a tutorial on Teams. Some knowledge of using Teams is required to implement steps mentioned here. 10 min reading time.
Training vs Adoption is a common confusion. This article is about driving Office 365 adoption. These concepts are valid for any technology adoption which involves business users. Training is a subset of Adoption. But often, the only thing customers do for adoption is a few training programs. Adoption means effective and full utilization of the right features and tools in the right business context – across the organization. Learn more (7 min).
Office 365 has many apps and there seem to be a lot of overlapping features. However, there is a logical and simple method available to decide the right Office 365 app usage guidelines. (5 min read)
This year, I thought of posting many simple, but highly efficient best practices as New Year Resolutions on LinkedIn.
Here is the list. Each one is just one image and a brief description. Have a look and let me know your feedback.
This may seem like a simple question. But it is not. After 3 decades of IT, we are still debating and are confused. This article is about where to store files in Office 365. This simple poster became popular on LinkedIn. Here are the details… based upon the interaction on the post and what I have seen at hundreds of customers.