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

Microsoft Teams Desktop: adding more than one account coming in December

Teams Desktop is getting the ability to add more accounts! Before you get too excited about this note that it means "add one personal account along with one work/school account". It is not the "add multiple accounts of all kinds" we would love to see - but it is a start. This will allow to … Continue reading Microsoft Teams Desktop: adding more than one account coming in December

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

Teams Nation – Returning May 26th 2021

TeamsFest has been an incredible ride. Having just finished the event a few weeks ago, Chris, Adam, Chris and I had the opportunity to catch up before our monthly user group to have a look at the figures. We had over 1300 unique attendees at TeamsFest which was twice as large as our last event, … Continue reading Teams Nation – Returning May 26th 2021

Virtual Breakout Rooms to Microsoft Teams

More information about upcoming Virtual Breakout Rooms has been shared by Microsoft to organizations via Message Center Major Change Update Notification. Since this bulletin provides a lots of useful information I decided to share it mostly as is here to make it available to users. I have raised a few points there to be better … Continue reading Virtual Breakout Rooms to Microsoft Teams

Roadmap watch: latest modifications to Microsoft Teams Roadmap

There are again several changes in Microsoft Teams Roadmap. While the latest info is found always at the roadmap I copy here the list of most recent changes for easier big picture. One big change, affecting lots of people, is the Virtual Breakout Rooms schedule which has been updated to November 2020. So what's changed … Continue reading Roadmap watch: latest modifications to Microsoft Teams Roadmap

How to use SharePoint Spaces in Microsoft Teams

SharePoint Spaces are 3D virtual "spaces" you can create to modern SharePoint Site. They are best experienced with AR/VR Headset but you can use them with 2D displays as well. Since they are in public Preview I thought I give them a real test finally. When you think about use cases for SharePoint Spaces you … Continue reading How to use SharePoint Spaces in Microsoft Teams

It is possible to run two Teams Desktop Apps at the same time

With a kind of hacking trick it is possible to run two Teams Desktops at the same time. First I need to point out that they won't be running perfectly side-by-side all the time since some actions can affect the another one so this is not the perfect even when it is possible. For example … Continue reading It is possible to run two Teams Desktop Apps at the same time

Microsoft Teams recent Roadmap updates

I thought I take a look at the most recent roadmap updates. There has been several changes from September to October rollout but that is always to be expected: roadmap schedule is the best estimate of the time. As always it is best to check the real time situation directly from the roadmap. Feature IDDescriptionStatusLast … Continue reading Microsoft Teams recent Roadmap updates

How to use new Team Templates and how to do custom team provisioning using them as the team template

The long awaited Team Templates are starting to appear in tenants around the world. Some get it sooner and some have to wait: don't worry they will come. When they are available the Create a team function on Teams will look somewhat different. Let me first walk you through the end user experience before going … Continue reading How to use new Team Templates and how to do custom team provisioning using them as the team template