Govern, Audit and Control G Suite with Microsoft! (Google Apps + Cloud App Security)

Does your organization use G Suite or Google Apps? Do you have these requirements? Audit activity occurring in G Suite (user logons/logoffs, settings changed, files modified, etc) Audit file activity? (what files are being accessed, from where, how they are being accessed, etc) Govern how G Suite is accessed? (Only from a managed device? Only…


AzureAD: Setup SSO to G-Suite for free, and govern access! (Google Apps)

Did you know Azure Active Directory can provide Single Sign-On (SSO) to G-Suite (Google Apps)? In this blog, we will explore how to set this up from both the Azure AD side and also the G-Suite side. Once SSO is configured, consider creating policies for Conditional Access to govern how G-Suite is accessed (e.g. only…

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | February 10 – 16, 2019

Welcome to the February 10 – 16, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were four features added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including an upcoming preview for a “Pro” version of Microsoft Forms, general availability of live and on-demand events in Microsoft 365, an updated experience for Office 365 eDiscovery,…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | February 10 – 16, 2019

Welcome to the February 10 – 16, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were four features added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including an upcoming preview for a “Pro” version of Microsoft Forms, general availability of live and on-demand events in Microsoft 365, an updated experience for Office 365 eDiscovery,…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | February 3 – 9, 2019

Welcome to the February 3 – 9, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Nine features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week for a range of apps and services including Office ProPlus, OneDrive for Business, OneNote, Planner, SharePoint and Teams. Customer Immersion Experience sessions and Teams-related events are the focus of…


Next time you present to a room of people, try this! (and look like a Rockstar…)

Can you see the projection screen in a meeting? If you can’t would you agree it encourages multi-tasking? (This was originally posted to my LinkedIn Blog) Have you ever sat through a training class, a sales presentation, or just a regular business meeting and struggled trying to see the content on the projector or TV…

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Can Microsoft 365 Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro?

Q: (from Vince) A partner is inquiring if it would be possible for a user with Windows 10 Home to upgrade to Windows 10 Professional by purchasing Microsoft 365. A: I’m sorry to report that the upgrade benefit included in Windows 10 Enterprise through CSP or Microsoft 365 is a benefit that ONLY takes Windows…

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | January 27 – February 2, 2019

Welcome to the January 27 – February 2, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Last week there were nine additions to the Office 365 Roadmap, with several for SharePoint Online and a couple for Outlook on the Web. There was also a cancellation for Polls in the Yammer app on Android. Teams and…


Block OneDrive Downloads and Audit OneDrive Activity! (SharePoint too!)

Do you have a business requirement to block the download of specific files or file types from OneDrive? What about detailed auditing to understand what files are downloaded or viewed? Well, today is your lucky day – because this is all possible with Microsoft security technology and takes minutes to create. I’m going to walk…

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | January 20 – 26, 2019

Welcome to the January 20 – 26, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Another eight features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including a few for SharePoint Online as well as additions for Outlook (web), Teams, and To-Do. There are several Teams and Customer Immersion Experience events coming up. New…