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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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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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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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Collaboration Microsoft Teams Remote Meetings Thoughts and Musings

Thoughts on Online Living II

In physical meetings, where you sit and how you dress has an impact. How does this work in online meetings?

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Microsoft Teams Remote Meetings Thoughts and Musings

Thoughts on Online Living

Could the pandemic and online living be easing out gender and racial bias, unconscious prejudices and unacceptable behaviours in favour of more egalitarian interactions.

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Best Practice Browsers Microsoft Teams Thoughts and Musings

You can’t be in two places at once, except…

Teams is great for focus. Teams is bad for multitasking. Get the best of both worlds with this not-too-techie tip

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Best Practice Intranet Microsoft Microsoft 365 Microsoft Office Microsoft Teams

Teams Top Tips – Navigating in Teams using Wiki magic

Navigation within Teams is a problem. Most hyperlinks from a Teams tab to another part of Teams don’t work. This Tips article helps solve the problem

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Hardware Technology Wearables

Headphone shoot out – Microsoft Surface Headphones vs Jabra Evolve range

Modern headphones are called upon to fulfil many distinct roles across personal and business needs and in multiple environments: high quality music and podcast playback, audio chat/calls, conference calls, shared workspace distraction reduction and more. This could be on a train, on a sofa, at the gym. in a personal office or a noisy shared […]

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Collaboration Content management Microsoft 365

Folders are dreadful. Teams is great. Teams uses folders. Discuss…

A while ago I wrote a (carefully considered) rant about the evil that is the Folder. I dislike folders so much that I wrote a song about them (well, part of a song, but in this I am definitely allowed artistic license.) Yet I am clearly on record as a bit of a Microsoft Teams […]