Power Virtual Agents & You: Integrating Bots Into Microsoft Teams Without Coding

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

Helping the busy BDM or manager: create ToDo tasks automatically when you are mentioned in a team channel

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

How to: integrate Power Virtual Agents with Teams using SSO and how to retrieve user information

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

What’s new and happening with Teams during summer 2020?

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?

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

How to create and manage Breakout Rooms in Teams meetings

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

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