Brainlitter

Dad. Husband. Drummer. Learner of Things.

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Navo – Microsoft Teams Private Channels mean more SharePoint Sites

So Microsoft Teams “Private Channels” is pretty much here. From what I can tell, it means that we might create less teams going forward, but ultimately then more SharePoint Sites. That’s cool (okay, maybe not cool but fine…). But the fact remains, with more SharePoint sites, how the heck do we get around and find …

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RIP Outlook – Hello Outlook on the Web … as an App

I’ve been on a bit of a quest lately to help rip Outlook (the software … you know, 2016, etc.) out of users hands. It is what they know and think they need … but they don’t, and it is inferior. Outlook on the Web is where all the action is happening, no OST, less …

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Rebourne

Hey friends. I was searching for the right word to describe where I’m at these days as I reflect on the summer. I’m writing this at a Brown’s Social House in Nanaimo (softball tourney this weekend). And it came to me. “Re-Bourne” … And if there is to be a movie, Matt Damon needs to …

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And then there was one (handset)

And then there was one… Microsoft Teams Voice for the Win! We love our Microsoft Teams based phone system.  We have just ONE handset left and that is simply to ensure we have a phone someone could pick up in a hurry to make a 911 call.  Outside of that, everyone is enjoying a combination …

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A quickie on Microsoft Search – Good Stuff!

I had a play today with Microsoft Search. In this video, I provide a very quick demonstration of adding the “Microsoft Search in Bing” extension for Chrome (and can be added to Edge with Chromium) and demonstrate its use for finding stuff in our SharePoint Intranet. I then add some new content (a new Bookmark) …

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Cheque Deposits – Teams and Vistaprint KISS

This is my deck for a presentation I delivered in May 2019 showing how we use a smart phone (Camera), Microsoft Teams and custom made Vistaprint Post-It Notes to ensure a smooth and seamless client invoice, to payment, to bank account, to marked as paid process – end to end regardless of whom might be …

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OneDrive for Business – Q2 2019 Edition

In a nutshell, OneDrive for Business is your organizational home drive (personal files storage for users within your business). But it’s also much more than that. There are lots of intros to OneDrive for Business out there but the product keeps evolving and improving and as such, when I was asked to put together an …

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