Company-wide communications are tough to do well. Generally, most rely on mass emails that clutter inboxes of people who ignore them or even set up rules to remove them from their inbox. Larger companies have different office locations, which also have their share of communications which are probably more pertinent to their people than national... Continue Reading →
Microsoft Teams vs Slack: which is right for you?
I had the wonderful opportunity to write a post for a friend of mine, Mike Dixon, over at Wellington Street Consulting. I've worked with Mike over the last 4 years as we're both organizers of the Boston Office 365 User Group, so when he asked it was an easy YES! This post covers a high... Continue Reading →
My three wishes for Microsoft Teams
If I could ask three wishes for Microsoft Teams I think Microsoft Teams is great, I prefer it over it's competitors for a few reasons: Fan of the UI, the focus on replying to threads vs an uncontrolled conversation feed Integration across O365 and beyond Stickers! Not GIFs, but the customizable stickers (it's the small... Continue Reading →
Posting to Teams with Power Automate (Flow): Incoming Webhook verses Teams – Post Message
Teams has incoming webhooks, and Flow has post message to Teams. How do these compare? Let's look at the two options and discuss the options.
Microsoft Teams, Forms and Flow on the go!
This is the final post in this mini series where we looked at the simplicity and easy of integrating within the Office 365 stack. Create a Form and have the data save directly in Excel Add the Form to Microsoft Teams Notify the Team a submission was made How does this look like on the... Continue Reading →
Integrating Forms into Teams, bringing it home with Microsoft Flow
This post is the third post in this mini series as we look at how easy the Office 365 stack integrates. In this series, we will: Create a Form and have the data save directly in Excel Add the Form to Microsoft Teams Notify the Team a submission was made (this post) How does this... Continue Reading →
Collect Survey Results Seamlessly in Microsoft Teams with Forms
This post is the the second post in this mini series as we look at how easy the Office 365 stack integrates. In this series, we will: Create a Form and have the data save directly in Excel Add the Form to Microsoft Teams (this post) Notify the Team a submission was made How does this... Continue Reading →
Use Microsoft Flow to remind the Team of due dates from Planner
This Flow I feel like should be unnecessary, but alas it is. The simple idea is to have tasks which are due tomorrow post to your team to help keep people up to date. Planner does offer email notifications which can do the same, they work great, BUT our users disable notifications because they are... Continue Reading →
Update your Team with events from your Outlook Group Calendar using Microsoft Flow
As of this writing, there is no clean integration between an Outlook Group and Teams, other than the membership. The calendar, for instance, doesn't reflect anywhere in Teams. Using the calendar is advantageous for the team, and I wanted to share new events with the team, to allow for awareness and conversations around our meetings.... Continue Reading →