Episode # 89 – Talking Power Platform with the newest MVP Heidi Jordan

In this episode, we are delighted to host our newest Microsoft MVP, Heidi Jordan, to talk to us about her experience and approach in business process automation. She shares with us how she addresses business needs, the tools she uses, and how she transforms the requirements into a world class automated application.

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Episode # 88 – Our M365 areas of investments in 2023

In this episode, we share with our audience our personal investment in Microsoft 365 in 2023. We discuss what areas we want to focus on, learn, and improve on. Let us know what you think of this personal list and what is your improvement list for 2023?

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Episode # 87 – What’s happening in the Microsoft 365 Community?

In this episode, we decided to do a recap of the Microsoft 365 Community, the events we have been hosting or presenting at, the upcoming events that we are part of, and the new site that was launched in the fall about the community. This episode has a lot of information for the organizers, speakers, and attendees on how to host, speak or attend an event.

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Episode # 86 – What are Mike’s favorite five PowerShell commands?

In this episode, we talk about PowerShell and how to manage your tenant. We discuss different PowerShell modules, what are our favorites cmdlets from SharePoint Online to Teams, to Azure AD or Group management, and what is the vest way to automate your actions with PowerShell. We also discuss custom reports and customization for your tenant with some PowerShell commands.

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Episode # 85 – What’s the best way to manage Azure Conditional Access Policies?

In this episode, we discuss what is Azure Conditional Access Policies, how to manage them and the best way to deploy them. We talk about how you can test your policies before you make them active, how to keep your tenant clean and Antonio’s top three policies.

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Episode # 84 – How do you use Power Automate?

In this episode, we review the features of Power Automate, how you can integrate it with your personal and professional like, and we give examples on when to use it. We talk about how you can get started with Power Automate to build your workflows and the great capabilities it offers to any organization.

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Episode # 83 – How do you feel about citizen developers? Are they good or bad for the health of your tenant?

In this episode, we review a question about citizen developers and how opening the tenant to the users to be able to create apps and workflows. We discuss the pros and cons of allowing citizen developers creating apps, then we express our professional and personal opinions about this topic.

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Episode # 82 – How do we choose between a Microsoft Form, Power Appa, or a Microsoft List?

In this episode we answer a question from the audience about which service do we use when creating a form; do we use a Microsoft Form, Power Apps, or a Microsoft List. We dive into the details of each application; we discuss the pros and cons of each and what are the best scenarios for each one of them.

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Episode # 81 – What is Microsoft Loop?

In this episode, we review the new Microsoft Loop service and how you can use it with Microsoft Teams. We review how Microsoft Loop service is built and where the files are stored and accessed from. We also discuss Loop in Outlook Web and how users can collaborate with emails.

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Episode # 80 – Why would an organization need more than one SharePoint Syntex Content Center?

In this episode, we discuss a question from the audience about having multiple SharePoint Syntex Content Center in one tenant. We review some requirements organizations might have, security requirements, licensing reasons, or other needs that a company might require more than one Content Center.

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Episode # 79 – What is Microsoft Defender?

In this episode we go deep dive answering a question from our audience about what does Microsoft Defender do? Antonio gives it a great overview of the Microsoft Defender family: Defender of Office 365, Defender for endpoint, Defender for identity, Defender for Cloud Apps, Defender for cloud, and Defender for IoT. Then we go in details explaining each service for Defender.

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Episode # 78 – How do you plan large scale migrations?

In this episode, we review the details and steps to deploy a large-scale migration, that consists of 20,000+ users and over a 100TBs of data. We discuss in detail the different stages of such a migration from the analysis phase, to planning, to pre-migration, migration, then training and support. In this episode, we focus on the SharePoint on-premises to Online migration and what specifics companies will need to consider when moving to the cloud.

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Episode # 77 – How do you use Microsoft Forms

In this episode, we share our experience with Microsoft Forms and how do we use it on a personal or professional level. We discuss the different use cases, what is the app used for the most, and we compare it a bit with other forms platform within M365.

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Episode # 76 – How do we use OneDrive?

In this episode, we dig into our personal experience on how we use OneDrive to manage our work-related files. It is always great and interesting to see and compare how each one of us handles OneDrive usage differently. A lot of great tips from the podcasters in this episode.

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Episode # 75 – Live from the M365 Conference – Question 2

We are live again from the M365 conference in as Vegas, asking some of the speakers about: What M365 application do you start your workday in everyday? We have two teams: Team Antonio and Team Sarah & Mike. Watch until the end to find out who won!

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Episode # 74 – Live from the Microsoft 365 Conference – Part 1

We are live from the Microsoft 365 Conference in Las Vegas, recoding in person, and interviewing few speakers about two questions. In this episode – question 1, we ask our guests about their opinion on inbox zero, is it achievable or a loaded book. We split the podcasters into Team Sarah and Team Mike; watch until the end to find out who won!

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Episode # 73 – What does it take to become an MVP

After wrapping up a great week at the Microsoft MVP Summit, we thought about a special episode that talks about our experience in becoming a Microsoft MVP. We review the process to be nominated to an MVP, what are our passion about it, the benefits of having the award and what it means to all of us.

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Episode # 72 – Our top 10 new features about Microsoft Lists

In this episode, we review out top 10 picks in the new features and announcements about Microsoft Lists. Each one of us has their top ones and we go into a round robin to review our preferred ones, explain how they work, and when they are being released.

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Episode # 71 – How do you use Planner in your day-to-day life

In this episode, we discuss our personal experiences in using Planner to manage our daily activities. We share with our audience quick tips on creating and managing tasks, how do we create sub-tasks and our preferences in using Planner for our projects. We show a demo how you can quickly stand up a new Planner and assign tasks in a timely manner.

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Episode # 70 – Microsoft Teams breakout rooms

In this episode, we discuss the Microsoft Teams breakout rooms, how are they used and what’s the best use case scenarios with this feature. We review how they can be configured, managed, and deployed within your tenant and how you can set it up within your meeting.

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