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In this episode, the team interviews Evan Zaleschuk Sr. Partner Technical Architect at Microsoft. We talk about how to apply Microsoft Teams features to your day to day work, along with as a Microsoft partner what you need to know in order to deploy Teams successfully to your clients.

WOW 3 years have flown by, this latest episode the team recaps:

  • Our 2020 Episodes
  • How 2019 rolled into 2020
  • Key features from 2020
  • Looking forward into 2021

New intro music provided by Habib's son Mo.

Hi, all in this episode we have a Fireside chat on Emergency Services in Teams, with our very own resident experts Dino Caputo and Michael LaMontagne.

What do we have to think about for Emergency services, as we continue to work from home, and plan for return to work?

In this episode, the team discusses what is the Microsoft release methodology when it comes to Microsoft 365 and Office. Where are the locations to manage this functionality, what they mean, and how to get into insider- pre-release programs.

Launch of Microsoft Teams preview experience and alignment with Microsoft 365 deployment channels

Set up the Standard or Targeted release options

In this episode, the team goes deeper into the discussion about Microsoft Teams templates.

  • Types of templates
  • Managing templates
  • Governance
  • Development

In this episode, the team talks about Power Platform Sr. Platform Evangelist at Microsoft Jon Levesque

In this episode, the team discusses our Microsoft Ignite favorite announcements that we are excited and interested about.

https://t.co/lLm47W2ry7?amp=1

https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/partners/news/article/modern-work-and-security-news-at-microsoft-ignite

Ignite 2020 Book of News (microsoft.com)

In this episode, we have a good chat with the guys who are coordinating Teamsfest. They give us a rundown about the 1-day event that is jam-packed with a star-studded lineup with sessions related to Microsoft Teams.

Registration Link for the event: TeamsFest 2020 (sessionize.com)

In this episode, the team talks with Nik Charlebois Senior Customer Engineer and lead for Microsoft 365 Desired State Configuration (DSC), and fellow canuck about:

  • How it came to be
  • Vision
  • Use cases
  • Workloads

Microsoft365DSC is an Open-Source initiative hosted on GitHub, lead by Microsoft engineers and maintained by the community. It allows you to write a definition for how your Microsoft 365 tenant should be configured, automate the deployment of that configuration, and ensures the monitoring of the defined configuration, notifying and acting on detected configuration drifts. It also allows you to extract a full-fidelity configuration out of any existing Microsoft 365 tenant. The tool covers all major Microsoft 365 workloads such as Exchange Online, Teams, Power Platforms, SharePoint and Security and Compliance.

In this episode the team discusses the new highly impactful end-user changes, these features are large enough that would require changes to documentation or end-user adoption and training.

  • New meeting pre-join experience
  • New meeting experience
  • Breakout rooms
  • Meeting options
  • Channel Info (I)
  • Moved Channel Meeting in top Corner (Meet Now in Channel)
  • New file share experience
  • Planner /todo /tasks
  • Microsoft Lists
  • Network Device Interface - NDI
  • Updated Notification Experience
  • New Message Actions (Integrations with Power Automate )
  • New Templates (create a Team from a Template)
  • Updates to MTR (Coordinated Meetings and WebEX Direct Guest)
  • Merge Phone Calls
  • New Phone UI Change