General

Advanced Teamwork with Microsoft 365 in 5 Steps – Step 2: Identify your use cases

Every team and every group of people can have different needs to work together. You need to identify your use cases and check what is missing in your daily business. I have some exemplary use cases for you: work together on a document (e.g. a proposal or a documentation) with two or more persons at… Continue reading Advanced Teamwork with Microsoft 365 in 5 Steps – Step 2: Identify your use cases

Collaboration, General, Governance

Advanced Teamwork with Microsoft 365 in 5 Steps – Step 1: Become familiar with the concept of Office Groups!

Did you ever hear about the "Office Groups"? They are the technical base of teamwork within Microsoft 365. What is your first association when you hear the word "team" or "group"? I'm thinking of the people I work with in a team or a group. My second idea is concerning the roles and responsibilities and… Continue reading Advanced Teamwork with Microsoft 365 in 5 Steps – Step 1: Become familiar with the concept of Office Groups!

Collaboration, General, Microsoft Teams, Office 365, SharePoint

Improve your teamwork with a collaboration platform – my checklist for a tool/service selection

Did you read my previous article about the basic questions you should ask when you plan to launch a collaboration platform? Now, we should take a closer look at the services offered by Microsoft in Office 365. We will check the offered services from a technical point of view and then we will change our… Continue reading Improve your teamwork with a collaboration platform – my checklist for a tool/service selection

Collaboration, General

Improve your teamwork with a collaboration platform – start with some basic questions!

If you want to build your custom collaboration environment, you will need to take many different aspects into consideration. I want to share with you some best practices of projects I have been working on in 2019. What is the purpose of your collaboration platform? Are you using a collaboration platform or an intranet? And… Continue reading Improve your teamwork with a collaboration platform – start with some basic questions!

Collaboration, General, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint

Use the SharePoint look book to build your learning platform with Learning Pathways

The SharePoint look book is a service provided by Microsoft to show the possibilities of designing a modern intranet based on SharePoint. You can browse through the offered examples at https://lookbook.microsoft.com/ which are used by Microsoft itself for conferences like Ignite or this week at the ESPC. The SharePoint look book can be your starting… Continue reading Use the SharePoint look book to build your learning platform with Learning Pathways

General

Org-wide teams and their purpose

If you start working with Microsoft Teams and you create your first teams, you will think about if you need a private team where you can manage who gets access or if you want to create an open community where everybody can join the discussion. But what about the third option with "org-wide teams"? Create… Continue reading Org-wide teams and their purpose

AI, General, PowerApps

Digital Transformation with AI Builder

There are so many business processes which are still not supported by the possibilities of a digital world. Do you have a lot of printed forms you have to fill out manually? And what about receipts you get and which have to be scanned to be further processed or do you have to enter the… Continue reading Digital Transformation with AI Builder

Collaboration, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Yammer

My day with Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and Yammer

If you plan to introduce new tools like Teams, SharePoint or Yammer in your company, you will face different challenges. Every new tool offers new possibilities; but what if your employees or colleagues are happy with the current situation or don't want to change? You have to identify problems in your daily business which can… Continue reading My day with Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and Yammer

Governance, Microsoft Teams, Office 365

Use Cases for private channels in Microsoft Teams

The last week has been full of announcements at Microsoft Ignite. We waited a long time for private channels in Microsoft Teams and finally this week they arrived in our tenants. The usage of private channels seems quite easy, but what about the business value of this new feature? What you need to know about… Continue reading Use Cases for private channels in Microsoft Teams