Introduction to Teams Meeting Templates

Introduction to Teams Meeting Templates

Part of the latest Teams Premium license is the ability to create a custom Teams meeting template. You can create it (as an Admin) and use it to schedule meetings from Teams or Outlook clients. A template contains preconfigured meeting settings so you don’t need to manually edit meeting settings each time you want to create a workshop or external meeting.

In this post, I will show you how to create a template and how to use it in Teams.

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Overview of the Teams Premium features

Overview of the Teams Premium features

Teams Premium features take meetings, webinars, and administration settings to the next level. Advanced branding settings, enhanced encryption, AI-powered meeting recap and much more. Those features are released as a preview, and you can test it right away.

In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at some of the key features and benefits of a Microsoft Teams Premium license.

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How to connect Viva Goals with Jira

How to connect Viva Goals with Jira

Using Viva Goals in an organization with a dedicated ticketing/tasks system could be tricky. Your employees will need to update tasks in one system and do check-ins with Viva Goals. Using the integration feature you can configure the ticketing/tasks system to automatically update Viva Goals. Employees will use their system and you will get data in Goals!

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Quick guide to Viva Goals

Quick guide to Viva Goals

Microsoft Viva Goals is now generally available. Viva Goals offers a lot of interesting features and integration with external systems, but in this post, I go through the basic setup and configuration. I will show you how to configure an organization and start working with objectives and key results.

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Welcome Viva Engage

Welcome Viva Engage

Microsoft announced a new member of the Viva suite – Viva Engage. It is a new place where you can build community, share knowledge, build internal networks, and engage with leadership. It will get a dedicated Teams application. Viva Engage is built on top of Yammer and will provide similar features and functionalities. But what about Yammer itself – will it be discontinued, rebranded, or changed?

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How to start with Power Apps Express Design

How to start with Power Apps Express Design

The brand-new AI-powered feature is available in Power Apps – Express design. Create a design using a tool or piece of paper, upload the image to the Power Apps portal, and it’s… almost done. I tested it for a few hours with different designs and it looks good. It has limitations and beta functions, but I think that it’s worth checking. So, let’s go and play with Express design!

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How to work with SharePoint lists in Excel

How to work with SharePoint lists in Excel

If you work with SharePoint data in Excel you agree that performance is the key. It is easy to import large lists and connect them but the trick is to keep refresh time at a good level (minutes). Unfortunately, default Excel settings can cause serious performance issues, and figuring out why is not so simple and obvious. In this post, I compared 2 methods of loading SPO lists into Excel so you can avoid performance issues.

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Microsoft Lists app with Offline mode

Microsoft Lists app with Offline mode

One of the latest features in Microsoft Lists is a dedicated Progressive Web Apps with Offline mode. The app lets you work in a dedicated desktop application. It’s fast and supports operations on large data sets. It also works without throttling and syncs data offline. How to install the app and use it?

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Configure Board view in Microsoft Lists

Configure Board view in Microsoft Lists

The Board View in Microsoft Lists is rolled out. It’s a new type of view available for Lists. It lets you work with a Kanban-style view with buckets. It is interactive and customizable. The Board View opens a lot of possibilities for Lists. In this post, I will show you how to start working with it and configure your first Board View. I will also describe is it a replacement for Planner.

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