Tom Talks Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 Collaboration news and opinions


Microsoft Teams Monthly Podcast: My three predictions for Microsoft Teams in 2019

In this months Microsoft Teams Monthly podcast with UCToday, Patrick and I discuss the latest Microsoft Teams news and I make 3 predictions for Microsoft Teams in 2019. Patrick does his best to tempt me into making some outlandish predictions and asks some tricky questions around what is coming in the future. You can catch the podcast on: UCToday Website Itunes Spotify BuzzSprout RSS Feed What...

Microsoft Teams Monthly Podcast: Skype for Business Server 2019, Org Wide Teams, death of T-Bot

  Catch this months Microsoft Teams Monthly Podcast I do with Patrick Watson at UCToday The main news is that Skype for Business Server 2019 is now generally available from Microsoft. The latest edition doesn’t offer a huge amount in terms of new features but is still a crucial platform for many customers worldwide. There is also the usual raft of Microsoft Teams updates, including...

Microsoft Teams Monthly Podcast, Live from Microsoft Ignite


It’s been a great week so far at Microsoft Ignite with lots of Microsoft Teams news. Patrick Watson from UC Today and I got to sit down at Ignite and record a podcast covering all the news and talking about how increasingly the Microsoft Teams story is integrated into the Microsoft 365 story.
You can check out the podcast here:
Questions and feedback welcome

UC Today Microsoft Teams Monthly Podcast May

This month we talk about:

Webex Teams
The 5 Modes of Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Interop/Coexistence
Lync Phone Edition soon not working on Skype for Business Online/ Exchange Online
ACP being made end of life next year

We also talked about the upcoming UCExpo and European Collaboration Summit
Check it out at , I would love your feedback

Cisco Spark vs Microsoft Teams, The Podcast Debate

I’ve been having fun doing a regular Microsoft Teams Monthly podcast with Patrick Watson at UC Today. You can find it on Apple or Android Podcasts apps, or the RSS feed is: We usually do a monthly catch up of all the news, so you can get up to speed with all the months Teams news and my opinion on it in just 15 to 20 minutes. This month, at the request of some UC Today readers, we did a bit of a...

Microsoft Teams Monthly Podcast with UC Today

I love podcasts, they are a major way I keep up to date with news and technology. I also worked with a great team on the now finished UC Architects Podcast. When the great team at UC Today approached me to do one I thought it was a great opportunity, together we have come up with “Microsoft Teams Monthly”. The idea is a monthly ~ 15-minute podcast covering all the news in the Microsoft Unified...

Tom Arbuthnot on UC Inside Track Podcast talking Skype for Business vs Teams and Assessing Your Network

I had the opportunity to guest on my friend Pat Richard’s new podcast, UC Inside track. I recommend you check the podcast out, he has some great guests lined up in 2018. In this episode we discuss: – What to expect in Teams vs what’s already in Skype for Business– Updated Network Assessment Tools– .NET 4.7 support for Skype for Business– CCE 2.1– Skype for Business and Teams feature comparisons...

Microsoft UC User Group London July Event Announced and New The UC Architects Podcast

Two exciting things I wanted to make everyone aware of. One, Microsoft UC User Group London has announced the date for out 1st Birthday event, the agenda is still under wraps, but it will be at Microsoft’s London Office on July 26th. It would be great to see you there. Details here: Secondly, I’ve joined a number of great UC guys in a new UC focused podcast. The 1st episode is out now. The idea...

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