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With credit to Brett Johnson he has done a wonderful job in highlighting the great features of...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 03/02/2018

I use Microsoft Teams #6 – Having Healthy Meetings

I recently had the opportunity to deliver a webinar to approximately 400 Microsoft customers. The...

Author: Karl Kocar Date: 02/27/2018

I use Microsoft Teams #5 - Anonymous Join for Meetings

The feature velocity for Micrososft Teams is amazing. One of the recent enhancements is that we can...

Author: Karl Kocar Date: 02/08/2018

I use Microsoft Teams #4 - Quick Actions and Command Apps

The rate of change in Teams is pretty daunting. My latest "How To" video not only showcases two new...

Author: Karl Kocar Date: 01/30/2018

Monitoring Cloud Connector Edition using Operations Management Suite (OMS)

Azure Operations Management Suite is a collection of management services designed for both Cloud and...

Author: Karl Kocar Date: 12/04/2017

I use Microsoft Teams #2 - How to create a BOT for Microsoft Teams without writing Code

I’ve always assumed that creating a Bot was something only in the remit of someone with coding...

Author: Karl Kocar Date: 10/24/2017

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...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 10/23/2017

I use Microsoft Teams #1

As demonstrated by the recent announcements at Microsoft Ignite the feature velocity for Teams is...

Author: Karl Kocar Date: 09/28/2017

Configuration Manager 25 years old

At Ignite this week we are going to announce several new areas around modern management.  We will...

Author: Andytbfc Date: 09/25/2017

How to view EMS security telemetry - Part 1

Enterprise Mobility & Security encompasses a number of features that contain a rich seam of...

Author: Mr Cybersec Date: 04/07/2017

Microsoft Teams goes GA and gets protected !

You may have seen this week Microsoft Teams came out of Preview and went GA.  Alongside this great...

Author: Andytbfc Date: 03/16/2017

What is Happening Inside Enterprise Mobility?

Brad Anderson our Vice President of Enterprise and Client Management published an article recently...

Author: Andytbfc Date: 03/14/2017

Azure Information Protection: Ready, set, protect!

Classification and labelling documents within our companies is becoming more and more important as...

Author: Andytbfc Date: 03/02/2017

How to control your World with Intune MDM, MAM (APP) and Graph API

Over the last year the Microsoft Intune development team have been working hard on changing how we...

Author: Andytbfc Date: 03/02/2017

Intune Application Protection Policy (APP) formally known as Microsoft Managed Application Management (MAM) – Creating a blank policy

Several months ago we released APP capability into Intune.  Previously, the most common model for...

Author: Andytbfc Date: 02/28/2017

Data Stories Brought to Life: Power BI in the Public Sector

Within public sector data interfaces between similar and dissimilar systems is very common. For...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 01/31/2017

How to: Live Video Streaming to 10,000 people

Everyone wants to get their message delivered in the right way, whether it's just you delivering...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 12/18/2016

PSTN Consumption Step by Step

Calling in to meetings is very useful when people are on the road, for example, and can't attend a...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 12/14/2016

Small, Medium and Standard Call Plans

You may have seen the announcement that we now have 3 different calling plans for domestic calling...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 12/14/2016

Interested in Most Common SfB questions and resources?

Speaking to 100's of different organisations over the course of a year I've started to build up a...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 12/12/2016

Regionally Hosted Skype for Business Meetings

Hi I posted a quick update on the Regionally hosted Datacentres that are coming to office 365, but...

Author: Dominic Parkes Date: 11/22/2016

Redefining Council to Public Reach

Local councils within the UK have the massive task of not only providing a high quality service but...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 11/11/2016

Your Communications Platform

As we embrace today's connected world we must also keep up with how colleagues are doing with...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 11/10/2016

What costs what?

We're all used to paying for minutes on our mobile phone, home and business lines however when...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 08/25/2016

The 'front door' to your business via Auto Attendant

The front door to your business matters and here's how Microsoft is helping you promote it! By now...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 08/03/2016

People fear what they don't understand

The Fear: Over the course of 7 years I've seen many companies still misunderstand the capabilities...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 06/05/2016

Yammer Helps Companies Work Smarter and Faster in Teams

What do an environmental agency, a brand-name department store, an insurance company and a...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 06/03/2016

Who's behind the MS Cloud User Group? - It's people like you!

The Microsoft Cloud User Group aims to provide a venue for IT professionals to provide help for each...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 06/02/2016

Flowchart to the right Voice Solution

Lets face it, choosing the right voice solution is tough! There's lots of different types and now we...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 06/02/2016

Get your Mam to protect Skype for Business

Looking at the public data that’s available, we can see a shift between Vmware AirWatch to Microsoft...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 06/01/2016

Optimizing your Citrix and Enterprise Telephony

Citrix announced on the 25th May 2016 their new and improved optimization pack for Citrix...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 05/31/2016

Tapping into the Future Digital Workspace for Lawyers with Matter Center on Office 365

What is Matter Centre? Matter Center for Office 365 is a SharePoint-based document management and...

Author: Steven Nesbitt Date: 04/29/2016

Demystifying Project Rigel - One push of a button conferencing

What is Project Rigel? = The idea to simplify a meeting room with just one push of a button. There’s...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 04/29/2016

NHS Staff vs Patient Data

Are your staff resorting to insecure apps to workaround a collaboration problem? In some clinics and...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 04/26/2016

Showing Microsoft PSTN Calling at work.

PSTN calling from Microsoft will really change the game in terms of providing telephony services for...

Author: Dominic Parkes Date: 03/09/2016

Join us: The successful utilisation of Unified Communications in Police - Webinar

Join us: The successful utilisation of Unified Communications in Police - Webinar Like many public...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 03/06/2016

Can the concept of Cloud PBX be economically attractive?

Author: Robert-Jan Gerrits & Graham Hosking Introduction: Skype for Business Cloud PBX was...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 03/06/2016

How to's for Surface Hub

So you've ordered your new Surface Hub device and you're eager to get started? We have a great new...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 03/03/2016

Unified Communications User Group

MUCUGL Thursday 3rd March 2016: Cloud PBX Experience, Broadcast Meetings and Office Click to Run –...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 02/18/2016

Donor funding, Charities and the Cloud

"JustGiving wanted to match up millions of donors with causes they actually care about, so they...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 02/11/2016

Office 365: Deciding Between Single and Multiple Tenants

This post aims to describe the pros and cons of single or multi-tenant approaches in Microsoft's...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 02/11/2016

The Doctor Can See You Now

The ability to extend your reach to patients who are unable, or do not need, to visit a hospital,...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 01/28/2016

Connecting people without the internet - PSTN Conferencing

Introduction: In a world of technology there’s things we use on a daily basis that’s integrated into...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 01/18/2016

Office 365 Service Comparison

In the world of choosing the most appropriate solutions to match your business needs can be tough,...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 01/05/2016

Welcome to the Microsoft Productivity Team blog

Hi and welcome to the Microsoft Productivity Team blog – with this new blog we plan to bring you...

Author: Graham Hosking Date: 12/29/2015