How to add polls to Teams meetings

The ability to add polls (finally! Just saying..) to Microsoft Teams meetings became possible recently when the feature to add applications to Teams meetings was released to general availability. Among the first applications to add to meetings were Forms and Polly. Let's take a look how you can add polls to meetings in a step-by-step … Continue reading How to add polls to Teams meetings

How to easily use new Teams Power Automate application to increase personal and team productivity (aka creating flows without having to know how)

The old Flow application in Teams is updating to become the new Power Automate app experience. If you look into the Flow app today you can see it's content have been already updated - only the name is different. In this blog I will focus on how to use that app as average Teams user … Continue reading How to easily use new Teams Power Automate application to increase personal and team productivity (aka creating flows without having to know how)

How to make your Teams bots richer with markdown

Microsoft Teams comes with excellent lowcode/nocode tool for bots: Power Virtual Agents. Project Oakdale, which is now in preview, brought these bots directly to Teams licensed users to create bots that help tackle , for example, overload on people answering routine questions. When you are creating the bot dialogue it is easy to use richer … Continue reading How to make your Teams bots richer with markdown

How to Spotlight a specific video in Teams meeting

The Spotlight-features has appeared to several tenants now. Using it an individual video feed can be spotlighted to meeting attendees. Once spotlight is active it will "lock" that video feed as primary video shown to attendees. If you are sharing content the content will take priority (the big area) over video. This is very useful … Continue reading How to Spotlight a specific video in Teams meeting

Microsoft Ignite 2020 Teams and Office 365 news – rollout schedules summary

All this information can be found at Microsoft 365 Roadmap that were added/updated during 22nd and 21st of September (Microsoft Ignite time). While looking through the Roadmap it is not always that easy to get a good summary view. To help that out here is a list of recent updates in the roadmap with their … Continue reading Microsoft Ignite 2020 Teams and Office 365 news – rollout schedules summary

Review: Jabra Elite Active 75t

I like to use wireless buds as a headset when I am outdoors, commuting or traveling (hopefully looking at the future on this part). They have lots of benefits that make them ideal for me when I am going outside. But I also have requirements for them: They and their case can't take too much … Continue reading Review: Jabra Elite Active 75t

Review: Poly Blackwire 8225

This year has been a good year for Microsoft Teams users in many ways. One of the great things how there are several Teams Certified headsets and devices already out there. I am always looking forward to "find the perfect and best device for my use" so I naturally catched the opportunity to test new … Continue reading Review: Poly Blackwire 8225

Get ready to travel the Microsoft Teams Road at Microsoft Ignite

The big big conference is just around the corner! Beginning in just TWO days it will be two days of exciting news, knowledge, keynotes, overviews and deep-dive sessions along with loads of interaction and community activities. Since #MSIgnite is virtual and free to attend this year (we all know why) Microsoft has taken extra steps … Continue reading Get ready to travel the Microsoft Teams Road at Microsoft Ignite

Create a Teams meeting easily with Power Automate

When I was looking my demo tenant to create some new Power Automate demos I found out that there were new Teams Flow Actions available! Meetings are important so I thought I better build a short Flow to see how it is really behaving. Create a Teams meeting (preview) Looking at the action it looks … Continue reading Create a Teams meeting easily with Power Automate

TeamsFest October 7th 2020 ✅

Today it is exactly one month (30 days) before TeamsFest - a fantastic free Microsoft Teams focused online event For the Community, By the Community to share the knowledge and experiences of Microsoft Teams to everyone who attends it! TeamsFest is organized by Chris Hoard, Adam Deltinger, Chris Webb and me. As an anecdote we … Continue reading TeamsFest October 7th 2020 ✅