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September 23, 2020

Microsoft Teams

Snippet of Win10.Guru files on teams

Raft of New Features Coming to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft just announced a whole bunch of new teams features including meetings with up to 20,000 participants (!) and a wide range of phone support plans, including expanded phone system integration, support for SIP phones, and even (gasp!) Teams phones coming soon.

The "About" screen from the Communities Teams app.

Teams Gets Yammer Integration

Through the Communities item in the Teams apps, you can add Yammer as a channel in the left-hand navigation bar for Microsoft Teams. I provide step-by-step install info. You’ll have to have a Yammer account tied to your Teams account to take advantage, though.

MS Teams logo

Scaling Up Microsoft Teams for WFH

As I attend the Microsoft MVP Summit 2020, we’re all using Teams to conduct a pretty major conference. Everybody’s learning a LOT more about how Teams works, and where the gotchas are, too.

Weekly Windows Newsbytes — Week 22/2019

Lots of fascinating Windows activity this week, including various releases and updates, and even some industry news, action, and anti-news. New Fast + Skip Release 18908 20H1 On Thursday (May 29), MS dropped a new Fast Ring + Skipahead Ring Windows 10 Insider Preview: Version 20H1, Build 18908.1000. Reports from the field and user experiences

Ten Forums Live Webcasts

Windows Ten Forums (https://www.tenforums.com) is one of the biggest, if not the biggest Windows 10 forums on the Internet. As I write this, it has over 122,000 members who have posted 1.4 million posts across more than 100,000 threads. Compared to any other Windows site, it is extremely well administrated and moderated. One big difference

Microsoft Teams Free – How to get Scheduled Meetings

On TenForums.com where I volunteer as a team member, we have replaced Skype for Business with Microsoft Teams Free for our regular TenForums Live webcasts. These webcasts are online meetings, open to all TenForums (TF) members and guests alike. I set up these meetings using my O365 Enterprise account and credentials, then share a link

Microsoft Teams Free challenges Slack & Co.

Microsoft Teams is currently used by over 200,000 organizations, according to Microsoft, spread over the globe in 180+ markets. Good numbers, although not even close to those of Slack, or even Microsoft’s own Skype for Business. To challenge Slack, WebEx from Cisco and other team collaboration platforms, Microsoft released a free version of Teams earlier

So long Skype for Business – Welcome Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is one step closer to completely replacing Skype for Business with all SfB call and meeting features already added to it. Quarter 2 in 2018 has seen meeting broadcasts, cloud recording, scheduling Teams meetings in Outlook and other remaining SfB features getting integrated into Teams. Above Microsoft Mechanics video from Microsoft Teams blog.