Episode # 32 – Are SharePoint Hubs actually site collections?

In this episode, we address the question if SharePoint Hub sites are actually site collections. We explain how Hub sites are configured, what are the features and you can enable a site to be a hub site. We go through multiple scenarios and we address the best practice to deploy Hubs for your intranets.


Episode # 29 – When do you recommend using a SharePoint Communication Site vs. a SharePoint Team Site?

In this episode, we answer the question about what to where? Should I use a SharePoint Communication site or a SharePoint Team site? We explore the different features for both sites and the differences in each one of them, and we review what it means when you collaborate with others vs. when you share the information with the rest of the organization.


Episode # 20 – What are some hurdles to SharePoint adoption, realizing some productivity gains?

In this episode we address the question of how to overcome the hurdles of SharePoint, how to get the users to be excited about SharePoint, and how to realize productivity gains. We talk about what to use when, plan for change management and adoption programs, communications to help organization foster adoption. We give tips on how to take advantage of the full potential of SharePoint and not only a file repository platform.


Episode # 18 – What to use when? When to use a Teams Private Channel vs. Yammer Community or SharePoint site?

In this episode we are addressing a new question on what to use when. When is a good case to use a Microsoft Teams Private Channel vs. a Yammer Community or a SharePoint site? This is a very common scenario we all run into when deploying Microsoft 365 to organizations. We answer this question by providing examples and suggestions on the use cases of each of the platform. We cover how to deal with Private Channels in Teams, what it means to have a private Yammer Community, or if you prefer to have a Private SharePoint Team Site. And of course, we did this over another wine/beer tasting but with a twist!


Episode # 17 – What’s The difference between SharePoint Hub sites and Home Site?

In this episode, we are talking about the difference between a SharePoint Home site and Hub sites, and we are doing it with a social twist bringing some wine tasting and beer tasting during our recording. We will address the key differences between a Home site and a Hub site, what to use when and how we can switch between them.  


Episode # 14 – Protecting your data in Microsoft 365 – a quick walkthrough of the M365 security settings

In this episode, we dive into the M365 security settings to discuss how you can protect your data. We cover authentication options and identity protection, data security policies, Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), protecting the content, limiting 3rd party connectors in Power Automate, and how to protect sharing content from SharePoint and OneDrive.


Episode # 13 – How do you manage your content lifecycle from Microsoft Teams to your corporate Intranet?

If you are new to Microsoft 365 or you have been using SharePoint for years and you are deploying Microsoft Teams, how do you manage the lifecycle of a document? Many organizations have Microsoft Teams for either private departmental collaboration, projects collaboration, etc. and they share information publicly to the Organization via an Intranet. Some use cases will require a department like HR, IT, Finance, etc., to share documents out of Teams to the Intranet so they are accessible by everyone.

This episode addresses many options regarding the management of your documents and a recommended approach to facilitate the document routing from Teams to everyone.


Episode # 11 – Are Metadata, Content types and Taxonomy still relevant in SharePoint Online?

We are welcoming Sarah Haase, our new member to M365 Voice podcast, and we are discussing if Metadata, Content Types and Taxonomy are still relevant in SharePoint Online. All of us are sharing our experience and opinion in this topic and answering questions many of our clients have been wondering about.


Episode # 8 – The new landscape of a SharePoint Developer

We are happy to have Sébastien Levert as our guest speaker in this episode to talk us about his experience embracing the development world in Office 365. He shared with us the journey he took from being a “SharePoint Developer” to a “Web Developer” in the cloud, and his recommendations on how to upgrade your skills.

Sébastien Levert Office Development MVP, a Microsoft Certified Software Developer and works at Valo Intranet. Seb is speaking regularly at conferences around the world like SharePoint Saturdays, European SharePoint Conference and European Collaboration Summit. Even though he loves travelling, he loves his local community where he is an organizer of the Quebec SharePoint User Group, an organizer of MSDEVMTL and an organizer of 2 SharePoint Saturdays (Quebec & Montreal). You can read Seb’s blog at www.sebastienlevert.com and you can follow his tweets at @sebastienlevert.


Listen on Apple Podcast
Listen on Spotify

About The site

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.