Microsoft Teams: PowerShell Support

As an IT Professional, I am always looking for ways to automate tasks and make daily operations simple. When it comes to Microsoft Teams, being able to automate the creation of teams, channels, and settings within a team is critical to the success of Microsoft Teams within an organization. PowerShell support for Microsoft Teams allows…

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Microsoft Teams: Enabling and Using Guest Access

Introduction: In this blog post I will walk through how to enable guest access in Microsoft Teams, validate the guest was added to Azure Active Directory B2B, demonstrate how a guest user will access another organization’s team and what the user experience is like. Update 9/21/17: I have updated this blog post that adding the…

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Microsoft Teams: Use an Existing SharePoint Library

H Have you had a need to connect an existing SharePoint file repository to a team in Microsoft Teams? Perhaps you have a legacy SharePoint document library that has been in use for years, and stores many files valuable to the organization. I’d like to explore with you how to connect that existing document library…

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Microsoft Teams: Using Planner to stay organized

Introduction: In this blog post I will discuss how to use the Microsoft Planner integration within Microsoft Teams to ensure your team (and yourself) is organized, on-task and above all else – streamline collaboration around a project. You can use these examples in your organization to help your employees learn and understand how they can…

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Reduce Email with Microsoft Teams (how and why to do it)

Introduction: The purpose of this post is to walk you through how to send an email to a channel in Microsoft Teams and why you would want to do so. One of the many interesting features of Microsoft Teams is the capability to send an email to the team channel, and have the contents of…

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Restore a Deleted Team in Microsoft Teams

Introduction When working within Microsoft Teams, owners of teams have the capability of deleting a team, and sometimes these teams may be accidently deleted. When the team is deleted, it is held in the “recycle bin” for 30 days until it is permanently deleted. This blog post will walk an IT administrator through the process…

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How To Enable Cloud PSTN Conferencing in Office365 in Skype for Business Online

In this post, we will discuss how to enable Cloud PSTN Conferencing in Office365, assign to a user account and test. Total time required is 5-10 minutes. What is Cloud PSTN Conferencing? Cloud PSTN Conferencing is a feature in Office365 E5 offering the capability to join a Skype for Business meeting using a traditional dial-in telephone number…

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Connect/Integrate Yammer to Microsoft Teams (How To Configure)

Introduction: In this post we will explore how to connect Yammer to Microsoft Teams so that Yammer posts will be sent to a conversation in Team Channel where members of a team can interact and take action. As I discussed in my previous post, Impacting Business Outcomes with Microsoft Teams – Getting Started, connectors allow…

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Microsoft Teams: What happens to a terminated employee and their conversation history?

Introduction: The purpose of this blog post is to demonstrate what happens to a user’s conversation chat history in Microsoft Teams after they have been terminated from the organization and deleted from Office 365. Background: Below is a chat conversation taking place in a Microsoft Teams channel, where Adele and other team members are participating…

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How I spend my day in Microsoft Teams (#Teamwork)

I often get asked “Matt what does a typical day in the life look like for you when using Microsoft Teams”? While that can certainly be a loaded question (because how and what I use Teams for can be different than others) I wanted to share with you my typical work flow as it may…

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