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Webinar: Measuring the value of Microsoft Teams digital teamwork, 14th November

On 14th November I’m doing a webinar with my colleague Justin Morris on measuring the business value of Microsoft Teams. How do you measure and drive a successful Microsoft Teams deployment? We will cover what you can get out of the box with Office 365, and then dive into our PowerBI based Teamwork Analytics reporting product. Teamwork Analytics pulls all the usage information from Microsoft...

Microsoft Teams PowerShell: Getting All Teams, Changing Team Settings and Adding and Removing Users from Teams

As of Microsoft Teams PowerShell 0.95, you can now get and administer all Microsoft Teams as an Office 365 administrator. Previous to 0.95 release, it only worked for teams the current user running the PowerShell was a member of, which made it too limited for any real administration. First, run PowerShell as a local administrator and install the Module Install-Module -Name MicrosoftTeams ...

Turn on or off Microsoft Teams PSTN Conferencing meeting entry and exit announcements or tones

You may have been on a Teams meeting and heard the rather annoying entry and exit sounds. They can be “+4412343434 has joined the meeting”, or playing the recording name of the joiner or just tones. Announcing out the name or phone number can be important if you are having a highly secure meeting, but mostly I find the entry and exit announcements disrupting to the meeting. Fortunately, you can...

Microsoft Teams are killing T-Bot, new help experience coming

T-Bot was designed to be a text-based bot in Microsoft Teams that users could interact with to ask it questions about how to use Microsoft Teams. Microsoft announced in an Office 365 update that T-Bot will be removed and replaced with a more traditional help system. Now when you ask T-Bot a question it will redirect you to the new help. It links you to the Teams Help center It’s interesting that...

5 Microsoft Teams features being worked on that I’m looking forward to, 5 more I think you should vote for

Microsoft across the board are working in a more agile, customer feedback driven way. This is particularly true of the Teams engineering group. They are constantly soliciting feedback and one of the main ways is User Voice, a public website designed to collect, rank and vote on user ideas and feedback. This is a great site to post your suggestions but also browse, vote and comment on others...

Ignite Session Blog: BRK3124 ‘Meetings First’ – Skype for Business on-prem customers can take advantage of Teams Meetings

  This Ignite session wasn’t until the Friday, but for me, it’s one of the biggest Microsoft Teams announcements at Ignite. This unlocks a great way for a lot of existing Skype for Business Server customers to get some of the real Microsoft Teams experience and business benefits today with little change to users workflows. In this session, Francois Doremieux, Program Manager at...

Microsoft Ignite POD2031 Recording – Microsoft Teams News Summary – Podcast Studio, Friday

We’ve just about recovered from all the news and fun at Microsoft Ignite last week. On the Friday I hosted a podcast with guests, Pat Richard – Principal Architect, Microsoft UC, VOSS, Josh Blalock – Principal Consulting Engineer at CDW and Stale Hansen, CEO and Principal Cloud Architect, CloudWay AS. We went over all the Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams news from Ignite. If you...

From Oct. 1st, new 500 seats or less Office 365 customers will be Microsoft Teams and will have no Skype for Business Online

  During the massive flood of Microsoft news this week from Microsoft Ignite, something that has been posted publicly on the Microsoft partner forum is about the more active transition from SfBO to Microsoft Teams: Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams upgrade: We recently announced that the roadmap for bringing Skype for Business Online features and functionality into Microsoft Teams is now...

Tom Talks Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business thoughts and news