Tips and tricks for Teams Breakout rooms and event organization

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

Testing headphones for Teams use: Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC

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

How to use Microsoft WhiteBoard in teams and channels

Using Microsoft Whiteboard in meeting is easy and I have written a couple of blogs about that earlier: https://myteamsday.com/2019/11/19/how-to-use-whiteboard-in-teams-meetings/ and https://myteamsday.com/2020/03/21/how-to-whiteboard-in-teams-meetings-efficiently-ii/ If you want to start using Whiteboard with your team in channels you can do so. In this blog I explain how you can start using that but also what needs to be noted … Continue reading How to use Microsoft WhiteBoard in teams and channels

Guide how to do Crisis Communication in Microsoft Teams with only out of the box features

Current world-changing and wrecking Corona-crisis has raised the need for communication inside company to new frontiers and atmospheres. Employees need information for themselves (what this means to me and to my work, how we continue from now on, what changes) and for the company (how we are communicating to outside, is there a common story … Continue reading Guide how to do Crisis Communication in Microsoft Teams with only out of the box features

Creating webinar sign-ups, approvals and invitation emails sending using Forms, Teams and Power Automate (POC)

There is now more demand than ever before to create online events with Microsoft Teams. These may be training events or webinars or just a need to organize a online community meeting using Teams Meeting or Live Event. But if you don't want to share your joining link publicly in Twitter and pages (like #TeamsFest … Continue reading Creating webinar sign-ups, approvals and invitation emails sending using Forms, Teams and Power Automate (POC)

How to use Whiteboard in Teams meetings efficiently II

When you need to collaborate in more visual way with your team members you want to take a look at Microsoft Whiteboard that automatically available with every Teams meeting. If your collaboration with your team is more text-based then I advice to use OneNote. For more visual needs, free form planning or just because you … Continue reading How to use Whiteboard in Teams meetings efficiently II

Jabra Elite 85h: the best modern worklife headphones I’ve had so far

I use Teams meetings and calling a lot. I also do tons of work from various other places than my home office. Some other locations are for example a train when I commute to Helsinki, when I am visiting our headquarters, occasionally in a café or restaurant, lobby, .. You name it. Simply put: I … Continue reading Jabra Elite 85h: the best modern worklife headphones I’ve had so far