How to use Microsoft Whiteboard with guests in Teams Meetings

In January became available to add a Whiteboard a team channel. It was also discovered that it allowed also guests to use the Microsoft Whiteboard in the channel via the tab app. This of course opened new possibilities for collaboration with guests. My friend & colleague Petri Jämsen kindly pointed out this week the scenario … Continue reading How to use Microsoft Whiteboard with guests in Teams Meetings

Webinar registration page and attendee dashboard are coming to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is getting the meeting registration and attendee dashboard features during March - early April. This is called "registration page for Microsoft Teams meetings" in Microsoft communication. Admin Center already has a bulletin about this. Currently this blog post contains the Admin Center bulletins info but when more information becomes available I will update … Continue reading Webinar registration page and attendee dashboard are coming to Microsoft Teams

View only attendees are coming to Teams Meetings!

Microsoft Admin Center / Message Center got a bulletin today that view-only attendees are coming to Microsoft Teams meetings. On default these are OFF and need to be enabled by Teams Admins. Some points from the bulletin Applies if organizer has E3, E5, A3 or A5 licenseUntil end of June 2021 there can be 20 … Continue reading View only attendees are coming to Teams Meetings!

Milestones – a new Dataverse for Teams ready-to-use template application

If you have taken a look what new apps there are in Teams application store from Microsoft you may have seen Bulletins and Milestones. My good friend Chris wrote an extensive article about Bulletins so I am focusing on Milestones on this post. Blog post updated 22.2.2021 Milestones app highlights itself with this text: Stay … Continue reading Milestones – a new Dataverse for Teams ready-to-use template application

How to create an improved Microsoft Teams Files approval process using Azure Logic Apps

We are all there during some days: Flow Premium is the key to the next level but there is no way we could justify that licensing - the ROI is simply not enough. Have you thought that you could be utilizing a Azure Logic App instead? Following my earlier post ( How to: initiate a … Continue reading How to create an improved Microsoft Teams Files approval process using Azure Logic Apps

How to Disable Chat in Microsoft Teams Meeting + “hardening” the meeting with Meeting Options

Much requested feature for Microsoft Teams has been the ability to turn off meeting chat - at least for specific amounts of time during the meeting - or allow the chatting only during the meeting. This is now easy to control "Allow meeting chat" which is found via meeting options. There are several use cases … Continue reading How to Disable Chat in Microsoft Teams Meeting + “hardening” the meeting with Meeting Options

How to use the new Approvals app in Microsoft Teams

The new Approvals application emerged in Microsoft Teams everywhere mid- January 2021. While this version needs to be considered version 1, it always packs great possibilities for organizations to use. Creation of an approval request is very easy and you can also attach documents with it. Everyday, lightweight, approval requests can be for example to … Continue reading How to use the new Approvals app in Microsoft Teams

How to: initiate a document approval directly in team files tab (using Power Automate)

The new Approval application is a very useful tool for multiple use cases that requires approval. One of it's great benefits is that it brings the approval process directly onto Teams - where the users are. It simultaneously sends also the approval in email for users so they can choose where they act on the … Continue reading How to: initiate a document approval directly in team files tab (using Power Automate)

How to set up and use Task Publishing in Teams

Task Publishing was recently made available in Microsoft Teams. The general info about Task Publishing can be found in here. In this article I lay out how you can get started while following also the documentation presented here. 21.1.2021 updated this post with task list housekeeping (unpublish, duplicate, delete) Microsoft defines Task Publishing very well … Continue reading How to set up and use Task Publishing in Teams

How to: adding a Microsoft Whiteboard to a team channel as a tab

Microsoft Whiteboard is a great tool in the Microsoft 365 belt: allowing innovative & visual planning while keeping the data inside the tenant. And of course one big benefit is that it is included with the license. There is still room for improvement with Microsoft Whiteboard but one of the roadmap items just completed: adding … Continue reading How to: adding a Microsoft Whiteboard to a team channel as a tab