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Best Practice Cloud Compliance Microsoft 365

To Backup or Not to Backup? That really is the question.

The question of whether you need backup when everything is in the cloud continues to prompt debate. The debate continues here. Some light has been shed…

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Intranet SharePoint Content management Best Practice Branding

Give your intranet some personality

Intranets should be engaging as well as functional; it’s often useful for them to have a personality and a name that resonates. Picking a name needs some thought. This blog should help with that.

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Collaboration Best Practice Microsoft Teams Remote Meetings Identity

Message of Doom (aka multi-tenant meeting troubles) in Teams

When creating a Teams meeting from Outlook you will, at some point, experience the “When the meeting starts, we’ll let people know you’re waiting” message of doom. Learn to avoid it here.

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Microsoft Microsoft 365 SharePoint

Why is the “created date” incorrect in a SharePoint List or Library?

If your dates appear to be wrong in SharePoint or Microsoft Lists there is a good chance that you haven’t set the Regional Format and Time Zone for the site and the tenant defaults.
Find out how to fix that.

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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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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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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.