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How to add a Microsoft Stream Video to a to a Channel or Group

For those not familiar, Microsoft Stream is part of Office 365 and is essentially “Enterprise YouTube”. If you do cloud meeting recording in Microsoft Teams, it will end up in Microsoft Teams, and automatically be permissioned for the people in the meeting from within your organisation to have access to it. Stream has a concept of channels and groups Microsoft Stream groups are connected to an...

Tom Arbuthnot speaking at TechUG London – 8th November, Microsoft Teams, Understanding your Deployment Options

I am looking forward speaking at TechUG on 8th November. Talking about Microsoft Teams and your deployment options.
Location: The Engine Room, Runway East, Moorgate
Address:Runway East, Lower Ground Floor, 10 Finsbury Square, Moorgate, London EC2A 1AF, UK

It’s always a great event for networking and saying up to day on the latest technology. If you can make it I recommend it.
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Microsoft no longer enforcing TLS 1.2 in Office 365 from October 31st 2018

In an interesting change of plan, originally Microsoft said in their KB that: “In line with security best practices, and for very good reasons as Microsoft explain in their advisory, Microsoft is moving Office 365 to mandatory TLS 1.2.”   Now the same KB article has been updated on October 24th and says: “ As of October 31, 2018, Office 365 will no longer support TLS 1.0 and 1.1. This means...

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...

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...

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 Arbuthnot Speaking at Microsoft Ignite 2018

  Just a week to go until Microsoft Ignite now, I’m really looking forward to it. If you are there it would be great to say hello. I’m recording a podcast of all the news on my Microsoft Teams Monthly podcast with UCToday.com, I’m also doing two sessions: THR3079 – Microsoft Teams: Real-world tips for success with the great Carolyn Blanding – Wednesday, September 26, 10:10 AM...

Tom Arbuthnot Speaking at IP Expo Europe, 4th October 2018 / Excel London

Microsoft Teams, The Future of Collaboration and Telephony in Office 365? Thur 4TH Oct 14:20 – 14:50 Over 125,000 enterprises already use Microsoft Teams. Available to 181 markets with global PSTN Telephony and Conferencing, Teams is a chat-centric collaboration tool that brings together all the services in Office 365 to allow business to operate more efficiently and effectively. Hope to...

Tom Talks Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business thoughts and news