101 episodes

The Intrazone, a show about the Microsoft 365 intelligent intranet. This show takes you into the building blocks of your Microsoft 365 intranet. It's about how SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, Yammer and more fit into your everyday work life – with the goal being to share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork throughout your organization. Hosted by the Microsoft 365 team, along with special guests and experts from both behind the scenes and out in the field, the show covers current news in Microsoft 365, common FAQs from users and partners, highlighted apps, best practices, and upcoming events.
Transcripts provided with each episode.

The Intrazone by Microsoft Microsoft Podcasts

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    • 4.9 • 58 Ratings

The Intrazone, a show about the Microsoft 365 intelligent intranet. This show takes you into the building blocks of your Microsoft 365 intranet. It's about how SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, Yammer and more fit into your everyday work life – with the goal being to share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork throughout your organization. Hosted by the Microsoft 365 team, along with special guests and experts from both behind the scenes and out in the field, the show covers current news in Microsoft 365, common FAQs from users and partners, highlighted apps, best practices, and upcoming events.
Transcripts provided with each episode.

    Get schooled on Viva Learning

    Get schooled on Viva Learning

    Get ready to be a learn-it-all! On this episode, Chris and Mark chat with their peers from the Microsoft Viva Learning team, Andrea Lum and John Mighell. Viva Learning removes traditional obstacles paving pathways to learning culture success. They cover the demands of "enterprise learning," upskilling within Microsoft Teams, connecting 3rd-party content sources (Coursera, Harvard Business Publishing, Pluralsight, Skillsoft, to name a few), and a peek at what comes next. Time to get schooled on The Intrazone.
    Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post.
    Andrea Lum | LinkedIn | Twitter [guest]
    John Mighell | LinkedIn | Twitter [guest]
    Mark Kashman |@mkashman [co-host]
    Chris McNulty |@cmcnulty2000 [co-host]
    SharePoint | @SharePoint | SharePoint community blog | Provide feedback
    Microsoft Viva Learning | @Microsoft365 | Website | Viva community blog | Provide feedback
    "Viva Learning news and feature update" March 8th, 2022 by John Mighell
    Learn more about Viva Learning: https://aka.ms/VivaLearning
    Microsoft Docs - The home for Microsoft documentation for end users, developers, and IT professionals. 
    Microsoft Tech Community Home
    Stay on top of Office 365 changes
    Discover and follow other Microsoft podcasts at aka.ms/microsoft/podcasts
    Upcoming Events:
    Build 2022 (May.24-26.2022 | Virtual)
    Thrive Conference (May.24-25.2022 | Slovenia)
    Microsoft Inspire 2022 (Virtual) (July 19-20, 2022)
    365 EduCon - Dallas (Aug. 8-12, 2022)
    Microsoft Lists workshop [on-demand]
    Subscribe to and follow The Intrazone at aka.ms/TheIntrazone

    • 48 min
    SharePoint roadmap pitstop - April 2022

    SharePoint roadmap pitstop - April 2022

    April 2022 brought a lot of new tech to Microsoft 365 - lots of SharePoint and related tech goodness: Viva Topics in Outlook for the Web (4:40), Viva Topics insights, Microsoft Stream: Comment on a video or audio file, Create directly from the SharePoint app bar, Microsoft Lists for Android (9:30), Create and manage Power Apps from Microsoft Lists within Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Lists Calendar view: 'Unscheduled' Pane, OneDrive: Access your Teams standard and private channel files, OneDrive: Pin shared libraries to Quick Access, Viva Insights (20:20): Shared focus plans, Microsoft Purview, Bookmarks in New Yammer, Whiteboard files stored in SharePoint, and more. We also hear from two Microsoft Viva product leads - Naomi Moneypenny discuss progress we're seeing with Viva Topics and its latest feature in Outlook, plus insights about Viva Insights from Erik Anderson.
    Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post.
    Social and Info Links:
    Naomi Moneypenny | Twitter | LinkedIn [guest]
    Erik Anderson | LinkedIn [guest]
    Mark Kashman |@mkashman [co-host]
    Chris McNulty |@cmcnulty2000 [co-host]
    SharePoint Facebook | @SharePoint | SharePoint community blog | Feedback
    Resources:
    Viva Topics in Outlook for the Web click-through demo 
    Microsoft Purview: Your home for Microsoft 365 compliance solutions
    .whiteboard files Tweet from Ian Mikutel (Head of Product at Microsoft Whiteboard for Teams and Surface)
    Microsoft Docs - The home for Microsoft documentation for end users, developers, and IT professionals. 
    Microsoft Tech Community Home
    Stay on top of Office 365 changes
    Discover and follow other Microsoft podcasts at aka.ms/microsoft/podcasts
    Upcoming Events:
    SEF 2022 (planned for in-person with a few sessions delivered virtually, May.4-5.2022 | Sweden)
    Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon (May.4-6.2022 | Virtual)
    Microsoft Tech Days (May5.2022)
    365 EduCon (May.9-12.2022 | Seattle, WA)
    Microsoft Ability Summit (May10.2022 | Virtual) @MSFTEnable
    Build 2022 (May.24-26.2022 | Virtual)
    Thrive Conference (May.24-25.2022 | Slovenia)
    Microsoft Lists workshop [now available on-demand]
    Follow The Intrazone at aka.ms/TheIntrazone

    • 30 min
    Optimizing SharePoint performance

    Optimizing SharePoint performance

    On this episode, we break the sound barrier with Shyam Narayan (Principal Group Product Manager | Microsoft (SharePoint)) about optimizing SharePoint performance. It's all about scale, speed, and reliability of the SharePoint service in Microsoft 365, from page load times to file open/upload/download, and "not waiting for sync." We focused our discussion on all the recent service tweaks and innovations he and team have done to optimize the SharePoint content services platform.
    Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post.
    Social and Info Links:
    Shyam Narayan | LinkedIn | Twitter [guest]
    Mark Kashman |@mkashman [co-host]
    Chris McNulty |@cmcnulty2000 [co-host]
    SharePoint | @SharePoint | SharePoint community blog | Provide feedback
    Resources:
    "Optimizing SharePoint performance in Microsoft 365" [blog]
    Network planning and performance tuning for Microsoft 365 [documentation]
    Microsoft Docs - The home for Microsoft documentation for end users, developers, and IT professionals. 
    Microsoft Tech Community Home
    Stay on top of Office 365 changes
    Discover and subscribe to other Microsoft podcasts at aka.ms/microsoft/podcasts
    Upcoming Events:
    AIIM 2022 (Apr.27-29, Denver, CO) 
    SEF 2022 (planned for in-person with a few sessions delivered virtually, May.4-5.2022, Sweden) 
    Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon (May.4-6.2022 | Virtual) 
    Microsoft Tech Days (For developers | May 5th, 13:30-15:30 BST)
    365 EduCon - Seattle (May.9-12.2022, Seattle, WA) (use code: KASHMAN to save $100)
    Microsoft Build 2022 (May.24-26.2022 | Virtual) 
     
    Follow The Intrazone at aka.ms/TheIntrazone

    • 45 min
    Loop, there it is!

    Loop, there it is!

    On this episode, we get loop'y with Microsoft Loop. We chat with Greg Howard -- Principal product manager for Microsoft Loop and Fluid Framework (Office Experience Organization at Microsoft). Greg takes us through what Loop is - including common use scenarios, how it adds value throughout Microsoft 365, what's out now (Loop components), behind-the-scenes integration work (OneDrive component storage), and insights into what comes next. It's gonna be a Loop-the-loop thrill ride! Hop on.
    Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post.
    Social and Info Links:
    Greg Howard | LinkedIn | Twitter [guest]
    Mark Kashman |@mkashman [co-host]
    Chris McNulty |@cmcnulty2000 [co-host] 
    SharePoint | @SharePoint | SharePoint community blog 
    Resources:
    Main Microsoft Loop product page: https://aka.ms/Loop
    Announcement blog: "Microsoft Office—Transforming for the hybrid world" [scroll to the 'Introducing Microsoft Loop. Think, plan, create--together' segment]
    "Overview of Loop components in Teams" (doc.microsoft.com)
    Greg Howard on the February 2022 #MSLUG chat
    Microsoft Docs - The home for Microsoft documentation for end users, developers, and IT professionals. 
    Microsoft Tech Community Home
    Stay on top of Office 365 changes
    Discover and follow other Microsoft podcasts at aka.ms/microsoft/podcasts
    Upcoming Events:
    AIIM 2022 (Apr.27-29, Denver, CO) 
    SEF 2022 (planned for in-person with a few sessions delivered virtually, May.4-5.2022, Sweden) 
    Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon (May.4-6.2022 | Virtual) 
    365 EduCon - Seattle (May.9-12.2022, Seattle, WA)  (use code: KASHMAN to save $100)
    Microsoft Build 2022 (May.24-26.2022 | Virtual) 
    Follow The Intrazone at aka.ms/TheIntrazone

    • 54 min
    SharePoint roadmap pitstop - March 2022

    SharePoint roadmap pitstop - March 2022

    March 2022 brought a lot of new tech to Microsoft 365 - lots of SharePoint and related tech goodness: Top news in Viva Connections dashboard, Focus plans in Viva Insights, SharePoint Syntex: Content assembly, Microsoft Teams Connect "Shared channels", co-authoring MIP content on mobile, Managed metadata column in SharePoint document libraries, new Lists templates, Yammer dark mode, and more. We also hear from Arun Das, principal product manager helping to bring Microsoft Teams Connect "Shared Channels" to market (currently in public preview). Arun highlights several scenarios Teams Connect was designed to address - across internal and external users, with multiple content types, and the value of governance to manage and control it all from an IT perspective.
    Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post.
    SharePoint Facebook | @SharePoint | SharePoint Community Blog | UserVoice
    Mark Kashman |@mkashman [co-host]
    Chris McNulty |@cmcnulty2000 [co-host]
    Arun Das | LinkedIn [guest]
    Resources:
    "Seamless external collaboration with Microsoft Teams Connect using Shared Channels"
    Microsoft Docs - The home for Microsoft documentation for end users, developers, and IT professionals. 
    Microsoft Tech Community Home
    Stay on top of Office 365 changes
    Discover and follow other Microsoft podcasts at aka.ms/microsoft/podcasts
    Upcoming Events:
    Document Strategy Forum (DSF) 2022 (April 4-6.2022, Chicago, IL)
    Microsoft 365 Conference (in-person, Apr.5-7.2022, Las Vegas, NV)
    AIIM 2022 (Apr.27-29, Denver, CO)
    SEF 2022 (planned for in-person with a few sessions delivered virtually, May.4-5.2022, Sweden)
    365 EduCon (May.9-12.2022, Seattle, WA)
    Microsoft Lists workshop [available now on-demand]
     
    Follow The Intrazone at aka.ms/TheIntrazone

    • 20 min
    FastTrack'ing Viva, SharePoint, and OneDrive

    FastTrack'ing Viva, SharePoint, and OneDrive

    On this episode, Chris and Mark cover all things FastTrack - Microsoft's program to help customers move comfortable to the Microsoft 365 cloud. speak with Lora Moynihan from the FastTrack team and Mike Hollingshead from the SharePoint team - representing scale use and adoption motions on the product engineering side. And then we chat with Alejandro Lopez who sits on the frontline with our customers once they are engaged with the FastTrack program. We discuss the best ways to engage FastTrack, some tips and tricks specific to OneDrive, SharePoint, and Viva - knowing that FastTrack holistically covers all of Microsoft 365.
    Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post.
    Social and Info Links:
    SharePoint | @SharePoint | SharePoint community blog 
    Lora Moynihan | LinkedIn [guest]
    Mike Hollinshead | LinkedIn | Twitter [guest]
    Alejandro Lopez | LinkedIn [guest]
    Mark Kashman |@mkashman [co-host]
    Chris McNulty |@cmcnulty2000 [co-host] 
    FastTrack | Site | Twitter | LinkedIn | Resource hub
    Resources:
    FastTrack: https://www.microsoft.com/FastTrack
    Microsoft Docs - The home for Microsoft documentation for end users, developers, and IT professionals. 
    Microsoft Tech Community Home
    Stay on top of Office 365 changes
    Discover and follow other Microsoft podcasts at aka.ms/microsoft/podcasts
    Upcoming Events:
    Enterprise Connect (Mar.21-24.2022, Orlando, FL)
    Teams Nation 2022 (Mar.23.2022)
    CollabDays - Cologne (Mar.2022 - no specific day announced yet)
    Document Strategy Forum (DSF) 2022 (April 4-6.2022, Chicago, IL)
    Microsoft 365 Conference (in-person, Apr.5-7.2022, Las Vegas, NV)
    AIIM 2022 (Apr.27-29, Denver, CO)
    SEF 2022 (planned for in-person with a few sessions delivered virtually, May.4-5.2022, Sweden)
    365 EduCon (May.9-12.2022, Seattle, WA)
    Microsoft Lists workshop [available now on-demand]
    Follow The Intrazone at aka.ms/TheIntrazone

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 Ratings

Wonsil ,

Great content

I love the content and the direction I get from this show. The puns are excellent quality as well.

Jmmillett ,

Essential listening for Microsoft 365 admins and power users

Microsoft 365 is evolving so fast that I, for one, need an overview resource like the Intrazone podcast just to keep up. Thank you.

Nikkia Carter ,

Great to have a SharePoint devoted podcast!

I love SharePoint and am glad to have This podcast devoted to the tech I love (and sometimes hate)! There are so many things happening in SharePoint and this podcast is helping me stay in the know. This podcast is off to great start! Keep it up guys!!!

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