Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft Teams’

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A Day in the Life of a Teams Administrator: Part 2

Welcome back! Last time we took a look at settings from within the Teams Admin Center. This included many of the Teams policies and settings that you may be asked to configure as a Teams administrator. In this blog, we’ll be returning from our lunch break (read the last article, it’ll make more sense) and […]


Top 10 Tips for Microsoft Teams

Teams has matured quite significantly from its release date back in 2016. Throughout those years I’ve come across many features that I’ve found essential for work, so I’ve compiled a list of the top ten Teams tips (wow that’s a tongue twister) that you can use to get the most out of Teams! Send an […]


New Updates for Microsoft Stream Cloud Recordings

Update Overview Microsoft recently announced that they will be making some updates to the cloud recordings regional storage control. If you’re not familiar with Microsoft Stream, all meeting recordings within Microsoft Teams are stored in Microsoft Stream. However, tenant admins do have the option of turning ON/OFF the ability to “Allow Cloud Recording”. Currently, the […]

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Microsoft Teams – Four New Features you Need to Know About!

Over the past few weeks you may have noticed some new capabilities pop into your Teams client. Today I’ll be giving you a quick rundown on the new features that were recently released so you can start using them today! 3×3 Video View in Meetings Microsoft has officially announced that the 3×3 video view has […]

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5 Different Ways to Pop-out Your Chats in Teams

The pop-out chat capability just showed up in my Teams client this week. If your client hasn’t received this yet, you should be receiving it by the end of this month (May)! Pop-out chat allows you to pop out your one-to-one or one-to-many (group) chats into a separate window. If you’re coming from Skype for […]

Talking Teams Integration at the Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon

I am excited to announce that on Thursday May 28th at 10AM PST, I will be speaking at the Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon alongside countless other Microsoft employees and MVPs. It’s a great honor to be able to present at this conference, which has had to pivot because of COVID-19. Traditionally, this conference would be […]

Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon is Community Togetherness, Big-Tent Diversity, and Inclusion

In March, I was meeting with a group working on a conference that was designed to be a Microsoft MTC led event for Modern Workplace. We had a great team and some awesome speakers. Michael Gannotti and I kicked off the keynote with special callouts to Microsoft Teams usage on the front lines with virtual […]

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A Day in the Life of a Teams Administrator: Part 1

With the substantial uptick in Microsoft Teams activity over the past few months, some organizations have had to adjust for this growing demand by hiring/reallocating an administrator to handle the Teams workload. As the administrator, you may not know what to expect, which is why I’m going to lay out what a typical day as […]

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Microsoft Teams Updates (May 2020)

A lot has happened over the past few months and remote work has become inevitable. As a result, Microsoft has had to shift gears and prioritize new features over others. In today’s blog, we’ll discuss some of the latest and greatest updates that Microsoft Teams has recently released to consumers as well as some capabilities […]

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Applying a Lens from Snap Camera in Microsoft Teams

If you’re not familiar with Snap Camera, basically it lets you apply lenses to your face while using your computer’s webcam. To use it with Teams meetings you’ll just need to follow these few easy steps. Download Snap Camera Close Microsoft Teams and any other apps that allow you to use video (Skype, Skype for […]

How to Open Multiple Instances of Microsoft Teams

If you’ve been using Microsoft Teams for a while now, you may find yourself constantly jumping between multiple conversations in different teams within your organization, or possibly having to sign in to another organization’s tenant to access the content there. With only one instance of Teams running you’ll notice this becomes exceedingly difficult and often […]


Using Background Effects in Microsoft Teams

I may be stuck at home right now, but at least I can pretend I’m on a beach somewhere! Earlier this month (April), Microsoft announced the roll-out of background effects in Teams meetings. It finally seems like this feature has made its way to almost all tenants, which means you can start using it today! […]

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