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.


Episode # 67 – Should we use OneDrive, Teams or SharePoint to share important corporate documents

In this episode we address this question from one of our listeners: We are just beginning to use office365. We have our important documents in OneDrive. We wish to share these files with others. Should we jump to teams? Or can we start sharing the files on SharePoint.

We review the options of sharing files from OneDrive or SharePoint, and where is the best to collaborate and co-author documents. We discuss the pros and cons of each option, and we give our recommendation, taken into consideration compliance around the documents.


Episode # 64 – Can I upload files directly from SharePoint to Teams?

In this episode, we answer a question from our audience how and where I can upload files from SharePoint to Teams. We explain the architecture of Teams backend and the scenarios you can move files around or where files are stored in Teams. We expand our discussion to explain where the data storage of all the services is associated with Microsoft Teams.


Episode # 61 – Tips, best practices, and clarity around meeting notes & the Microsoft Stack

In this episode, we discuss a question from our audience about the best practices on how to handle meeting notes using Microsoft 365. We review few options on how to best take meeting notes, whether you use Microsoft Teams notes classic or modern, using OneNote or even emails, we discuss options and use cases for each scenario.


Episode # 49 – Would you ever use SharePoint Online for collaboration without Teams?

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.


Episode # 48 – What are the barriers for organizations using Microsoft Teams with external users?

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.


Episode # 40 – A journey to Microsoft Teams with Laurie Pottmeyer

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:






Episode # 38 – In a Microsoft Teams’ world, is Inbox 0 now achievable?

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.  


Episode # 34 – Where to share files from SharePoint, Teams or OneDrive?

Many users are often confused when they collaborate with others when it comes to sharing files; they want to make sure they are sharing them securely and correctly. There are few different ways to share a file internally or externally using different platforms. In this episode, we shed the light on how you can share files, what are the use cases and where you can share them from. We also highlight the security around sharing files, and you can manage any file you shared with others.


Top 5 Features in Microsoft Teams…

Actually, it turned into the Top 20 Features in Microsoft Teams!

Here at M365Voice, we got together for our weekly podcast recently and the question came up: 

“What are your top 5 features in Microsoft Teams are that everyone should know about?” 

We quickly came up with 5 and then we just kept going, round-robin style.  We ended up at 19 top features, and we feel like we could have come up with more.  Then in writing this, we added one more to make it an even 20!  Well, here are those top 20 features in Microsoft Teams that we feel every business user should know about.  Some are big features that are fundamental to using Teams, and others are small features that help to refine the Microsoft Teams experience and make it an awesome tool to work with when collaborating with others.  We hope that some of these are helpful to you.