The Flat Hierarchy (Teams Problems)

Welcome to a new mini-series of articles on my blog, intended to take a look at ‘new issues’ that arise from using and adopting Microsoft Teams, which we didn’t necessarily have to deal with before. I shall call these ‘Teams problems’. This first article is based on the most common grumbles I hear, often expressed in a few different ways which I believe all stem…

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Is Microsoft Teams the Yammer Killer?

Thanks for falling for my catchy headline… welcome to my blog. Seeing as this is a hot topic at the moment I thought I’d write a few words about it, to chuck my keys into the bowl of ever growing arguments conversations happening on Twitter and blogs across the land. Some background – With last-year’s Microsoft Ignite Conference announcing that Teams was being positioned to…

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Microsoft Ignite 2018 – Day 4+5

All over, what an experience, I can’t explain it, so you’ll just have to come here and see for yourself next year. I haven’t been capturing every session or breakout I attended in this series, just the most notable or interesting topics. I’ve steered away from simply repeating the content since this year all of the sessions were streamed live and most were also available…

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Microsoft Ignite 2018 – Day 2

Already I ache, the end of Microsoft Ignite 2018 Day 2 and I’ve walked 15,000 steps covering 9.7km – per day average. I didn’t sign up for that… what I did sign up for, however, was a few more sessions and a wonder around in the Expo Hall. Yammer Yammer is getting quite a bit of air-time considering the obvious overlaps with Microsoft Teams, with…

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Microsoft Ignite 2018 – Day 1

My first time at Ignite, and it’s been a totally unique experience being here in person… and it’s only been 1 day so far! Vision Keynote with Satya Nadella The usual high-level vision (or should that be Envision) statement from Microsoft. Providing some tell-tale hints at the narrative at the core of Microsoft for the year ahead. The keynote revolved around the continued technology change affecting…

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A New Microsoft… and Teams (Part 2 of 3)

Welcome back, in the last article I talked about the ‘old Microsoft’, if you’ve not read that part, please go back and read it now… it won’t take you long, I’ll wait… A New Microsoft… and Teams (Part 1 of 3) All caught up? good… New Microsoft Here we have a Microsoft that’s proposing ‘solutions’ to your problems and not just a product that did…

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A New Microsoft… and Teams (Part 1 of 3)

First things first… Welcome to a new blog, a new Microsoft, and this little new product called Teams, but first! A re-introduction… Some of you may already know me from stumbling across my previous blog (skypepro.co.uk). I used to talk about interesting and technical things. So, why have I started a new blog? Well, my old one slowly fell by the wayside over the years…

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