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.
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.
2020 Recap and 2021 Anticipation
We look back over 2020, discussing product highlights, our team’s learnings and achievements, and what we are looking forward to in 2021. Today's guest is Randy Wong. Principal PM Manager. OneDrive played a critical role for customers all over the world this year in essential jobs in governments, schools, pharmaceutical companies and more. We also share other important learning lessons from this year, including our focus on empathy, health, gratitude, and Jason's "No Meetings Friday" policy.
OneDrive helps SMBs achieve secure productivity
Ankita and Jason talk with Paul Diamond, Product Marketing Manager for OneDrive personal as well as small and medium businesses, and Matthew Woodget, founder of Go Narrative. The group discusses tools available for small and medium businesses (SMBs) to assist in the adaptation to remote work, the most useful OneDrive features for SMBs, tips, personal favorites and more. Also, each person shares a fun activity to do over a video call with friends and family.
Best practices for external sharing and sharing Halloween candy
There are multiple aspects to consider regarding external sharing for your business, including establishing boundaries, industry regulations, information protection, security, shadow IT and more. Ankita and Jason talk with Stephen Rice, Senior Program Manager, and Noorez Khamis of Creospark, and Microsoft MVP, to discuss best practices and policy examples to ensure successful and secure collaboration for your organization. And this month's treat is learning about the team's favorite Halloween candies.
Microsoft Ignite 2020 and the big OneDrive reveals
Microsoft Ignite is in full swing, and the OneDrive team is here to talk the latest and greatest product developments, innovations and celebrate the team's accomplishments. Guest Ryan Hoge recaps some of the big features, including Add to OneDrive, OneDrive Home (iOS), Surface Duo and more. We also highlight that September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the importance of mental and emotional wellbeing, and resources to learn more. Finally, you'll learn about the team's favorite collectibles.