Sync Up will take you behind the scenes of OneDrive. Hosts Ankita Kirti and Jason Moore will shed light on how OneDrive connects you to all your files in Microsoft 365 so you can share and work together from anywhere. Hear from experts behind the design and development of OneDrive, as well as customers and Microsoft MVPs. Each episode will also give you news and announcements, tips and best practices for your OneDrive experience.
Transcripts provided with each episode.
New sharing experience across Microsoft 365
Ankita and Jason talk with Ihcene Cheriet, Product Manager on the OneDrive Sharing and Collab team. They discuss her team's goal and approach to provide the best customer experience around sharing and to make collaboration easier to all customers. The special segment this week is about VUCA, an acronym developed to describe the challenges of navigating an unpredictable environment. And as a bonus, the group shares their favorite summer song.
Announcing OneDrive Sync Admin Reports
Our guest today is Chenying Yang, a senior Program Manager on OneDrive focusing on making OneDrive Sync great across consumer and enterprise. OneDrive Sync Admin Reports empowers IT admins with actionable insights about the adoption and health of the sync client. You'll also learn the team's favorite go-to beverages to wind up or wind down.
Staying connected with Yammer
In this new world of hybrid work, Yammer offers employees a way to come together socially to share what’s going on in their lives, both inside and outside work. In this episode, we learn more about Yammer and discuss how OneDrive supports tech engagement among your employees. Out guest is Michael Holste, Product Manager on the Microsoft 365 Product Marketing team responsible for employee engagement, including products like Yammer and Viva connections.
Migration isn't just for the birds
Ankita and Jason talk with Joshua Badach, Project Manager within the ODSP Customer Engineering Migration Team, and is responsible for creating a bridge between the field, Engineering, and Migration tools and teams such as Mover, FastTrack and Microsoft Consulting Services. We discuss common questions like, "Why should I migrate?" and "How does Microsoft FastTrack help?" and "What are the best practices of running a migration?"
Better Together: Teams + OneDrive
Ankita and Jason talk with Cory Kincaid, a Customer Success Manager for Modern Work, who advises customers on how to use technologies like Teams and OneDrive to improve their business. We also talk with Ryan Voelki and Taty Castillo, also customer success managers, who take a #HumansFirst approach to helping customers navigate their digital transformation. You'll also learn about the team's favorite article of "pandemic clothing."
Consolidating OneDrive and SharePoint admin centers
We talk with Dave Minasyan, Principal Program Manager, to discuss the increased need for collaboration, which has been driving Microsoft to invest heavily into interconnectivity of tools across the Microsoft 365 suite, and how his team's focus is to evolve the admin experiences to gradually address the increasing management complexity that comes with this interconnectivity ecosystem we are building, along with new rollouts in the ODB and SPO admin centers in 2021.