Configure Microsoft Teams for Direct Routing

With so many organizations moving to Microsoft Teams in the past year in order to support a remote working scenario, many are beginning to move to Microsoft Teams in place of their legacy on-premises phone system or have already moved. When considering leveraging Microsoft Teams for calling functionality, there are two options: Calling Plans and …

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Microsoft Teams PowerShell Version 2.0.0 Brings Seamless Integration of Skype Online Connector Cmdlets and Authentication

When we need to configure calling settings for Microsoft Teams through PowerShell, we traditionally needed to use the Skype Online Connector PowerShell Module. This was a pain for a few reasons, particularly when configuring automation. If we wanted to connect to both Teams and Skype, we would need to authenticate twice like the below example: …

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Teams and OneDrive Added as Locations in SharePoint Online Migration Manager

Microsoft's offerings around data ingestion to Office 365 are going from strength to strength recently. With the much improved SharePoint Online Migration Tool and Migration Manager, migrating files into SharePoint Online has never been easier. The SharePoint Online Migration Tool which allows us to migrate SharePoint content into SharePoint Online provides a great user experience …

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Change To The Default Guest Access Configuration For Microsoft Teams

Guest access in Microsoft Teams is one of the best features for B2B collaboration available. It allows us to securely bring external users into Microsoft Teams for IM, Calling, meetings and file collaboration. This is distinct from Federation, where we message and share files with external users directly. As announced in Microsoft Major Change Notification …

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Using Microsoft Teams for Personal Accounts

With the amazing uptake of Microsoft Teams in the corporate space over the past few years, Microsoft has been working hard to define a free, personal version of the collaboration platform. Launching first on mobile devices earlier this year, the home and family version of Microsoft Teams brings the power and learnings made in the …

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Using Delegated Access Permissions in PowerShell to Manage all Microsoft 365 Services

I recently posted about how we can use Delegated Access Permissions via a partner relationship to connect to an Exchange Online organization through PowerShell. This is a fantastic piece of functionality for MSPs and CSPs to manage multiple tenancies securely without having managing a set of admin identities for all of their customers. To expand …

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Bring Yammer into Microsoft Teams with the Communities App

The current version of Yammer is almost unrecognizable from the initial release years back. It really has earned it's place in the Microsoft 365 ecosystem as an enterprise grade communication tool right alongside Teams and SharePoint. As part of a digital transformation project, there are tons of use cases for Yammer and when used correctly, …

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Keeping Up With Change: Planning For Microsoft Teams Public Preview

With the 'evergreen' nature of Microsoft Cloud services, we get a constant stream of new features and fixes that could never be matched in an on premises environment. The technical change itself would take up way too much time to plan, implement and support. Many organizations are still running legacy, out of support versions of …

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End of Support for Teams Web App on IE11

As Microsoft work to finish the move to Microsoft Edge, the new version of Edge that is, more and more services are becoming unsupported on Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer 11 is now considered by Microsoft to be a legacy browser and all efforts for functionality and supportability are going into Microsoft Edge (Edge Chromium) going …

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