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Best Practice Business Compliance Improvement Microsoft Microsoft 365 Microsoft Purview

Governance, Risk & Compliance and Microsoft Purview

With Purview, Microsoft have given us a great tool to manage Governance Risk and Compliance. The risk is that some may think that’s the whole story, get a good score and tick off GRC as completed. Not so fast…

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Collaboration Communication Microsoft 365 Microsoft Teams

Which one is reliable, Google Chat or MS Teams?

Is a dedicated chat client better or more reliable than MS Teams. Is that even a sensible question to ask?

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Best Practice Business Collaboration Microsoft 365 Microsoft Teams Remote Meetings

My head hurts less

In Part 1, “My Head Hurts” I discussed why online meetings can be exhausing. In this article I suggest what you can do about it without giving up the benefits of remote working/Work from Home.

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Business Collaboration Microsoft Microsoft Teams Remote Meetings

My head hurts

Online meetings can be exhausting. The several reasons why are explored in this article.

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Cloud Intranet Microsoft 365 Microsoft Office Microsoft Teams OneDrive SharePoint

Does SharePoint have a desktop app?

There is no desktop application for SharePoint. However there is a lot of SharePoint loveliness you can do on the desktop, including making a SharePoint site in a browser appear to be a desktop app.

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Music Thoughts and Musings

Lossless music

Music can touch our deepest humanity. Create connections with people we have never met, such that we share a fragment of their soul and are thus enriched. We may mourn their passing and feel a bond with those left behind. I am thankful that the remarkable technology we are privileged to have can preserve their works so that we can find them again and allow their vitality and spirit to endure.

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AI Business Cloud Cognitive Services Remote Meetings Technology Thoughts and Musings

Future Thinking – Digitalisation

Short thoughts on what Digitialisation means at a personal and business level

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SharePoint Custom List Templates

Originally posted on @WonderLaura:
In SharePoint Online, when creating a new list, also known as a Microsoft List, there are several templates to pick from, in order to save some time.? In your company, if you have a specific template that you would like to create, to be used in any SharePoint site, there is…

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Azure Best Practice Microsoft Microsoft 365 People SharePoint

Looking at Things in Profile

User Profiles are an increasingly important part of a modern organisation. While they have always been important as a (often underused) tool for finding staff and searching for people with certain skills, the changes in work practice wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic now mean that staff spend less time together physically, so have less opportunity […]

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Microsoft Microsoft 365 Microsoft Office Microsoft Teams OneDrive SharePoint

Why can’t I Sync my Teams Files tab / SharePoint library?

Beware using both library ‘Sync’ and ‘Add a shortcut to OneDrive’ in SharePoint or Teams. It gets messy and things break.

Thankfully, it’s fairly easy to fix once you know what’s going on.

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Browsers Business Cloud Compliance Content management Microsoft Microsoft 365 OneDrive Regionalisation SharePoint UI and UX

Not so Friendly; getting to grips with regional settings in Microsoft 365

If you want your dates to be regionally approproiate, don’t expect the Regional settings in Microsoft 365 to help that much. Some things aren’t as friendly as they appear…

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Business Remote Meetings Thoughts and Musings

Office 2021 – Post Pandemic Thinking

The world has changed.
Young employees who have never worked in an office may not be the onboarding challenge we think they are. In fact they may know how to be remote employees better than we do.