The Practical 365 Podcast is a fortnightly newscast on all things Microsoft 365 including Microsoft Teams, Azure AD, Exchange, SharePoint, OneDrive, Windows, Intune and any hot topics that are worth a deep-dive to help you learn more and get the real-world view. Your hosts are Microsoft MVPs Steve Goodman and Paul Robichaux, who will share their expert opinions on the talk of the week, and Q&A with special guests.
Hybrid Work Guides: Great or late? Teams Rooms Licensing Delights or Disappoints + Plus more!
This week we discuss Microsoft's guidance aimed at your business for how to do Hybrid work. Is it great guidance? In short, it's not bad - but is it too late? We discuss exactly why and why you should be interested in it. Teams licensing changes - may make you cry with joy or sadness depending on what you need - take a listen to find out why. And some great new features finally arrive in Teams you've been waiting for years for.
Security Updates for Exchange, Where's Mesh for Teams & Did you miss something when you migrated?
In this week's show, Paul and Steve discuss the new Apple Silicon version of Teams: It was here, now it isn't - why? Exchange Server receives security updates; with Facebook getting a bashing for their Metaverse contributions, will Mesh for Microsoft Teams ever see the light of day; and Exchange Online changes that might affect software you use. Plus - Sean McAvinue and Jason Jacobo join us to help answer the question - what did you leave behind in your migration?
Deep dive into Viva Engage, Goals & Sales and find out why you should collaborate using a PowerApp
In this week's episode we deep-dive into Viva - with the latest Engage app, Goals becoming GA and Viva Sales reaching preview. What can they do? What are the challenges in rolling them out and who are they for? Plus, PowerApps gets new collaboration controls to make Teams and Microsoft 365-integrated apps easier to make. And - we briefly explore ESports with Excel on ESPN and ask.. why...
Teams gets 10 massive new features improving usability & security, and Microsoft Ignite is back in-person
On the show this week, Paul and Steve discuss in-person Ignite 2022 - what are Microsoft announcing today and will you be able to go in-person? And Teams gets so many new features we couldn't talk about them all - but we discuss in detail the biggest new features that really matter and will make a difference; plus Dynamics gets closer to Teams - with added AI; and Viva gets new capabilities (again!) and API integrations.
New Teams Apps & Features, Commsverse Roundup & Microsoft talk Roadmap: S3 Ep. 6
On this week's show, Steve Goodman and Paul Robichaux discuss new features and apps arriving in Microsoft Teams - including the new Updates App just announced; we revisit the Power Apps AI functionality with Figma and see if it was as good as Microsoft suggested, plus Microsoft's Laurie Pottmeyer joins us to discuss Microsoft's Teams roadmap - why features sometimes slip, and how to get your favourite feature in the product..
Powerful New Power Platform Features, New Viva Module & More: S3 Ep. 5
In the show this week, we've got a plethora of new & quite exiting Power Platform features launched to delve into - and Viva gets a new module, aimed at making things easier for your sales people. Plus - get cosy talking to maybe your favorite person, with this new feature in Microsoft Teams..