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

How to: create #nocode bots to teams super-easily in 5 minutes using Power Virtual Agents app in Teams

The new Project Oakdale connected Teams application preview version saw the rollout during the Microsoft Ignite 2020 last week. Now it is easier than even to create a smart bot to Microsoft Teams that can have conversations and perform actions with team members - or with everyone in the company. And all that without coding … Continue reading How to: create #nocode bots to teams super-easily in 5 minutes using Power Virtual Agents app in Teams

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

Microsoft Teams provisioning with Power Automate and Graph API

I had a privilege presenting this session of mine today at Commsverse. I was asked, again, to publish my provisioning flow to Github and this time I managed to do it! To accompany that here are a few details about the provisioning. The process follows this Get the request to a SharePoint list. The provisioning … Continue reading Microsoft Teams provisioning with Power Automate and Graph API

How to create a personal “read this” task for every message added to a channel in Teams

I wrote earlier about adding a ToDo or a Planner task every time you are mentioned in a specific channel. This was to cope with situations where you are being mentioned so much that you can't follow your atmention notifications anymore. Another, a bit similar but usually purely personal, matter is to keep track of … Continue reading How to create a personal “read this” task for every message added to a channel in Teams

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