Collaboration highlights from Ignite – what’s in it for you?

There’s a raft of blogs and articles out there about what’s been announced at Ignite 2017, but I wanted to share a quick update with some exciting key highlights, links to videos, PPT’s and articles that might be of interest to you. – yes there’s a tonne I’ve missed. Although we’d all love to have enough…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | October 15- 21, 2017

Welcome to the October 15 – 21, 2017 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Only a handful of additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, but there is a significant one to highlight – “Target Dates on the Public Roadmap”.  This feature is currently in development, but is a direct result of customer feedback.  Based on the roadmap presented at…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | October 8 – 14, 2017

Welcome to the October 8 – 14, 2017 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Thirteen items were added to the Office 365 Roadmap, or a little less than half of the previous week. Most are Sway-related, but there are a few for Flow as well. There are no new events for this week’s post, but there are…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | October 1 – 7, 2017

Welcome to the October 1 – 7, 2017 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. New additions to the list of upcoming events are the return of the Azure AD webinars for October and a Teams Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA) on Thursday, October 12th at 12pm ET. The focus for last week’s blog posts were…


Office 365 Roadmap Update | October 1 – 7, 2017

With all the news and announcements at Microsoft Ignite 2017, the natural result is a significant update to the Office 365 Roadmap. There were 30 items added over the last week, so in an effort to keep the weekly digest post from being extraordinarily long, I have separated the Office 365 Roadmap updates out for…


Invest in yourself. Invest in your technical readiness

Throughout my career as an IT professional, I have witnessed many different technology trends within the enterprise and as a result I have always had to adapt to ensure I was able to effectively plan/deploy/operate them. I had to attend professional training courses, hands-on labs, write certification exams, participate in user groups and a myriad…


VCA crea un ambiente acogedor e impulsa la innovación con Microsoft

Por: Brandon Antin, vicepresidente de Responsabilidad Social e Innovación en VCA. Si hay algo que los más de 25 mil empleados de VCA saben, es que estamos en un ambiente de trabajo amigable con las mascotas. De hecho, yo llevo a Charlee, mi perro de rescate, al trabajo todos los días. Quería basarme en esa…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | September 24 – 30, 2017

Welcome to the September 24 – 30, 2017 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Last week, all eyes (and ears) were focused on Microsoft Ignite 2017 in Orlando, Florida. There’s a ton of content to review this week, so the intro will be short. I do want to highlight the numerous enhancements announced for Office 365…


“NOW it makes sense!” – Microsoft’s Collaboration Story in a Single Slide

By David Branscome Partner Technical Architect   Who knew PowerPoint would make my day today? One simple, elegant, PowerPoint slide. And just like that, the picture of Microsoft’s collaboration strategy became clear and explainable. This is the slide I’m talking about. The slide was part of the presentation given by Microsoft’s Office 365 Marketing Chief,…


Resources to plan and deploy Microsoft Teams with Skype for Business

By David Branscome, Partner Technical Architect Over the last couple of months, I’ve received many inquiries from our partners and customers about the direction for Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business. Is Microsoft Teams going to replace Skype for Business? How can Microsoft Teams be integrated into a Skype for Business infrastructure? How can Teams…