In this episode, we discuss a very popular topic about your information architecture in M365. Where do you stop your control over your information architecture in M3365, specifically in SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams? Where do you draw the line allowing your business users to manage your SharePoint sites, lists, library, folder, or metadata. Do you go the wild west route, allowing the users to manage the information, or do you have a governing body manage that?
In this episode we review the concept of self-service licensing where Microsoft 365 users will be allowed to purchase licensing independently from their corporate license, using a corporate or personal credit card. This self-service licensing applies to Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, Microsoft Project, and Visio. We opt-out options for administrators and some tips on how to better manage your licenses in your tenant.
In this episode, we address the question from our audience on how we can automate metadata in SharePoint Online documents. We propose few solutions that we have traditionally implemented such as default column values, document properties, bulk editing, workflows, or SharePoint Syntex.
We are excited to have Mike Fitzmaurice, aka “Fitz”, to talk about business processes and how it is different than automation. We discuss the flow of information, how to put your business needs first, regardless of the technology, and how you can build your process to make life easier for your day to day activities. Automating tasks does not mean automating a business process, but there is much more to building it in technology.
In this episode, we step away from technology to discuss a common situation that has happened to all of us. How do we handle a situation where some people do not feel heard in work meetings, or people are always over spoken to? We review what strategies we have taken in the past, if such events happened to us or if we have experienced it happening to others. We talked about strategies how to address them and what is the best way to take back the control of the meeting. We also extend this topic to discuss the same issue happening when some tries to hijack your session while presenting in events, and how do you handle such a situation.
In this episode, we are excited to have Matt Soseman, Senior Security Architect at Microsoft , to discuss Security within Microsoft 365. Lots of great information from Matt regarding best practices, how to approach securing your tenant, and how you need to think your security settings. We talked about MCAS, MIP labels, DLP policies and many other goodies around security guidelines.
In our 50th episode we wanted to talk about our plans in 2021 for conferences and events and our hope to back in person when it is safe to travel again. We talk about the following conferences: M365 Virtual Marathon, Microsoft 365 Collaboration Hybrid Conference (June 2021), SharePoint Fest in Chicago, FC and Dallas, North American Collaboration Summit, European Collaboration Summit, and Microsoft 365 Collaboration Conference in Vegas in December 2021.
With Microsoft Teams being the primary solutions for collaboration, we address the question if we ever use SharePoint Online without Teams, and would we ever use SharePoint Online for collaboration without Teams. We discuss how and where SharePoint is used best, the ability to include your SharePoint Online communication sites, intranet, and other element of content publishing to the organization via SharePoint.
In this episode, we discuss a very common question that most organizations face when it comes to opening Teams to external users and guests. We will address the best practices, what is required to better secure your tenant for external users and guests, and what are our recommendations to make sure you are on top of the ball game with Teams security settings.
In this episode we are answering a question whether organizations user a default label when using Microsoft Information Protection. We dive into the details of MIP, what are the most commonly deployed labels, how to configure them and more information on how you can secure your data with MIP.
We are excited to host Joanne Klein, Microsoft MVP, Advanced Compliance Specialist, and part of the Microsoft Blackbelt team, to discuss compliance in M365. In this episode, Joanne shares with us her thoughts and experience about the M365 compliance platform. We talk in detail about Information Protection, Retention, Records Management, File plan, and best practices to deploy compliance at a large scale.
In this episode, we are delighted to have Chris McNulty, Director of Product Marketing, Office 365, to talk to us about SharePoint Cortex and the latest announcement of Microsoft Viva. It was great to hear his insights on Project Cortex, Topics, and details on SharePoint Syntex like document curation, auto labelling, document understanding, metadata processing, OCR, and many other goodies. We were also fortunate to have him talking about Microsoft Viva, Employee experience, Insights, and Learning in detail.
We are excited to host Thomas Daly, Microsoft MVP, Collaboration Director at SOHO Dragon, to talk to us about Branding in SharePoint modern. We had fun talking to him about the possibilities of branding in the modern world, the limitations, and best practices to deploy your corporate branding in SharePoint Online. He walked us through his experience, what to do and what to avoid, and he definitely suggested no to try injecting code to change OOTB SharePoint behavior.
We kick-off 2021 with a Podcast to introduce ourselves. This get to know your podcasters’ podcast is an opportunity for us to share with our audience our personal information, experience, what we like and do not like, and a brief overview of our daily lives.
In this episode, we do a year in review of 2020 and what were our personal favorite moments of 2020. We talk about various technical and no-technical events, features, community contributions and the lifestyle changed by Covid-19. We reviewed many new features, and we shared our perspectives on each one of them. This is the last episode of 2020 and we will resume in early 2021 with the hope of a better year ahead. Happy New Year!
In this episode, we are excited to have Laurie Pottmeyer, Senior Program Manager, Community lead for Microsoft Teams, joining us to talk about Microsoft Teams, new capabilities, latest releases, and future road map. We have taken turns to ask our guests a wide range of questions about new announcements, pro tips, personal experience with the product, and other great ways to use Teams. Laurie shares with us the best way to successfully deploy Teams, how to reach out for help from the Tech Community and what is on the menu for future releases.
Here are some online resources Laurie shared with us that can help you with your Teams adoption, planning, and deployment:
In this episode we discuss how you can deploy Microsoft Information Protection labels. Should you use the out of the box labels, should you add more, and if you do, what is the magic number of sensitivity labels you should have in your tenant? We also talk about options on the deployment of the labels, best practices and what you should do and not do.
Microsoft Teams’ usage is growing daily, and we are now more dependent on it in our daily communication and collaboration than emails. But does this mean we can achieve an inbox 0 and do not need to be dependent on our outlook? In this episode we discuss different opinions on how to best manage your communication and emails. Are you a team Sarah with less than 25 in your inbox, team Antonio with less than 400 or team Mike with an infinite ∞ emails? Let us know what you think.
We have the pleasure in this episode to host Heather, Power Platform Community Success Lead with Microsoft to talk about a dear topic to all of us. Heather is a leader in the Tech Community space and frequent speaker in many events and online promoting diversity, inclusion, equality, and a healthy workplace environment. Heather shares with us great tips on this sensitive subject and we learned so much from her own experience in this space.
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M365 Voice is a weekly podcast dedicated to share information with the community about the Microsoft 365 platform that includes Office 365, Windows 10 and EMS. Our podcasts will be 20 minutes each and will cover new features, updates, best practices and other ideas about the platform. We will also host guests from the community and from different Microsoft Product Group members.
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