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Mobile apps Office 365 Tesla

Tesla Calendar sync: Outlook -> Google Calendar -> Tesla

Calendar integration on Tesla cars is a great idea, unless you use Outlook on Android. Here is a workaround

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AI Cognitive Services Innovation Microsoft Microsoft Office Office 365

Transcribe: More talking, better words

Microsoft has just announced a new Transcription feature in Word. I tested it and found it was good

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Best Practice Collaboration Content management Intranet Office 365

OneDrive for Business – Why and How

As the Microsoft 365 (M365) suite gets inexorably broader and more capable there are increasing amounts of overlap between some elements, such as file storage and collaboration. This article discusses where and how to use OneDrive for Business in the mix.

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Best Practice Intranet Microsoft Microsoft Office Microsoft Teams Office 365

Teams Top Tips – Navigating in Teams using Wiki magic

Navigation within Teams is a problem. Most hyperlinks from a Teams tab to another part of Teams don’t work. This Tips article helps solve the problem

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Collaboration Content management Office 365

Folders are dreadful. Teams is great. Teams uses folders. Discuss…

A while ago I wrote a (carefully considered) rant about the evil that is the Folder. I dislike folders so much that I wrote a song about them (well, part of a song, but in this I am definitely allowed artistic license.) Yet I am clearly on record as a bit of a Microsoft Teams […]

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Best Practice Content management Office 365 SharePoint

Is Check in/Out still relevant in 2018?

This blog considers Check In/Check Out and why it should almost never be used.

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Azure Cognitive Services Innovation Intranet Metadata Microsoft Flow Microsoft Power Platform Office 365 SharePoint

Auto-Classify Images in SharePoint Online Library – an epic Real-World Flow

Don’t be fooled by the marketing, demonstrators or “so simple your Mum could do it” claims some would have you believe; in the real world things are more complex and production quality Flows and business solutions need to be developed for that real world.

In addition to uncovering these themes, my latest blog sites does really cool things using machine learning via Azure Cognitive Services, Microsoft Flow and SharePoint to automatically tag images. It’s written so that a new Flow user should be able to reproduce it themselves.

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Cloud Content management Innovation Microsoft Office 365 Search UI and UX

Microsoft Search – isn’t that just Bing?

Microsoft Search was just announced (Ignite 2018, last week in September). To be honest, when I saw the announcement, my reaction with “Hmmph. So what” Since when I have been reflecting on it quite a bit; and showing Microsoft Search to various people. I’m now shifted from “Hmmph” to “Gosh! Hmmm, that could really work”. Everyone […]

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Cloud Microsoft Mobile apps Office 365 SharePoint

Blog – Office 365 apps and applications

As Office 365 becomes bigger and more sophisticated, there is an increasing range of mobile apps and applications that you should consider installing.

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Collaboration Microsoft Office 365

How to get going with Microsoft Teams – Hints and Tips

I have been spending plenty of time looking at the relatively new Microsoft Teams, as I try to decide where it fits within my company and how we would position it with our clients. It’s been an interesting journey as I have tried to unpick teh mess that MS has created around Teams vs. Groups […]