I guest blogged to AvePoint Blog about Power Virtual Agents and how to integrate lowcode/nocode bots with #MicrosoftTeams. Yes, Teams Application template bots are in the post as well. The post gives you an overview what you can do with Teams Bots (#TeamsPlatform) and some ideas how you can get started with them by building … Continue reading Power Virtual Agents & You: Integrating Bots Into Microsoft Teams Without Coding
I have heard the story several times: too much teams, too much channels, too much notifications and especially: too much atmentions. Of course some of that can be taken care of by making Teams your own ( Check out my session at virtual Microsoft 365 Saturday Madrid to get Teams back to your control and … Continue reading Helping the busy BDM or manager: create ToDo tasks automatically when you are mentioned in a team channel
This was an exciting day. July 1st is famous to be the MVP renewal date. So first CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL NEW & RENEWED MVPs! YOU ALL ROCK! I am of course honored, humbled, excited and proud to receive this award (MVP for Office Apps & Services) the second time (to 2020-2021). It is a great … Continue reading My 2nd MVP year began today
Power Virtual Agents are a great platform that allows organization to create powerful chatbots in a very short amount of time. And yes, they are easy to install into Teams as well. Let's assume you have a some kind of Power Virtual Agent bot (PVA bot) ready and you want to bring that bot into … Continue reading How to: integrate Power Virtual Agents with Teams using SSO and how to retrieve user information
Microsoft Teams has been flying fast in recent months - there are several new features that we all enjoy and have waited. Some examples of obvious ones: 3 x 3 gallery in Teams meetings, which increases engagement and interactivity quite nicely. This is getting to be better with confirmed 7x7 gallery view that is coming … Continue reading What’s new and happening with Teams during summer 2020?
Live Events are becoming more and more popular. They are however limited in collaboration side: you can interact with audience using Q&A functionality (they ask questions, you answer them). What about Whiteboards or OneNotes and Live Events? Note: No, you can't share OneNote to Live Event in a way that everyone could collaborate and ink … Continue reading Live Events, Whiteboards & one live OneNote.
I have written several articles about Microsoft Whiteboard in this blog. I really enjoy using Whiteboard for several reasons (innovative, fun, included in every Teams meeting, has great features) but there is a similar flaws in it currently than with Teams Wiki or Meeting Notes - it is not enterprise ready as a collaboration tool … Continue reading Why to OneNote instead of Whiteboard?
I wrote previously about how to create and organize Breakout Rooms to Teams. This article follows it up with some good practices and tips that help to facilitate the event better and get a better attendee experience. Thank you all who commented and gave feedback about their methods which gave me the inspiration to pull … Continue reading Tips and tricks for Teams Breakout rooms and event organization
Breakout rooms are a upcoming feature to Microsoft Teams according to this User Voice. Remember to vote for it! If and when you need some breakout functionality before that feature rolls out you can do that with some manual effort. 1. Start by creating meetings in advance. Create Teams meetings in advance and set up … Continue reading How to create and manage Breakout Rooms in Teams meetings
I have written a few headset tests earlier: Jabra Elite 85h https://myteamsday.com/2020/02/07/jabra-elite-85h/Jabra Evolve 75 & Logitech Zone https://myteamsday.com/2019/11/27/microsoft-teams-with-jabra-evolve-75-and-logitech-zone-wireless/ Poly / Plantronics headsets had been missing from my personal hands-on experience but I had heard lots of good about them. When I finally got my hands on to one set a month ago I decided to … Continue reading Testing headphones for Teams use: Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC