This post was originally posted https://www.leadershipthroughdata.co.uk/latest-news/retention-for-microsoft-teams-messaging/ In May 2021 Microsoft published a blog announcing Multi-stage disposition approval in Microsoft Records Management in Microsoft 365 as well as some other really nice enhancements to the Information Governance and Records Management tools. This is the second blog post in a series looking at the new features. Post … Continue reading Retention for Microsoft Teams
Scheduler is an intelligent meeting scheduling service which sits on top of Office 365 and uses AI to help find suitable meeting times. The process is quite similar to what we as humans do when we try to agree a time to meet and can be summarised as: Agree that a meeting is neededSuggest a … Continue reading Scheduler for Microsoft 365
Updated 2nd September 2021 MS-700 Overview & My Tips MS-700 or Microsoft Teams Administrator Associate is the certification for Teams Administrators. As a Teams Administrator you do need to have a good grounding in all things Microsoft 365 as Teams is the tool that pulls it all together and exposes any weaknesses in your security … Continue reading MS-700 – Microsoft Teams Administrator Associate
Did you know there are many options for setting your out of office or automatic replies in #Office365 including from #MicrosoftTeams
A recent tweet and LinkedIn post attracted a lot of attention, due to the lunch timer running in the background. As a result I promised a blog post on how I built is, so here it is. This is what we are aiming for, this is the timer used in the original tweet running in … Continue reading Creating Custom Timers
There are two ways of displaying in text format what is said during a Microsoft Teams Meeting; Live Captions and Transcript. Live captions are shown on screen (usually at the bottom of the meeting screen) and disappear as new captions are generated. Live captions are visible only to users who switch them on. Live Captions can … Continue reading Meeting Transcription in Microsoft Teams
Apart from creating my own backgrounds in PowerPoint which I covered in an earlier post, these are my personal favourite sources for background images for virtual meetings. Ikea https://backgroundsbyikea.com/ Microsoft https://adoption.microsoft.com/microsoft-teams/custom-backgrounds-gallery/https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/outlook-blog/online-meeting-backgrounds-outlook-exchange-amp-bookings/ba-p/1688841 https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/resource/6eb1ef79 Warner Bros https://www.warnerbros.com/news/articles/2020/07/08/virtual-backgrounds-microsoft-teams-calls
Lots of people don’t create the meeting invites for the meetings they run in this blog I will lay out what the issues are and then consider ways to avoid these when acting as a scheduler.
Teams meeting options are how you can control who can do what in your meeting. In the Education sphere this control is essential but they are also very useful in many other scenarios.
With the launch of breakout rooms for adhoc and scheduled Team meetings, many people are celebrating and it is a much requested feature, but how does it work. Microsoft have released a couple of great articles so I’m not going to reinvent the wheel and write a full guide myself, but I would like to share my early observations.