I firmly believe that Yammer and Teams are complementary products. Yammer and Teams are better together for communities and knowledge
I’ve produced this post as response to one in the Microsoft Tech Community titled “What Transitioning to the Cloud Means for IT Organizational Structures (And why you should pay attention)”. It's worth looking at the Tech Community post and adding your contributions. I agree with the themes of decentralisation, customer centricity and the need for a strategic steering arm described in the post. My response is more around the overall experience and observations.
In case you missed it: Microsoft have announced the demise of Site Mailboxes in SharePoint Online. The timeline is challenging. You have around 4-weeks before you'll be prevented from creating new Site Mailboxes. We're removing Site Mailboxes in SharePoint Online MC92090 Published On : 31 January 2017 Expires On : 15 September 2017 Beginning March … Continue reading Announcing the death of Site Mailboxes in SharePoint Online
I'm working on an update to my Office 365 Adoption Plan https://docs.com/simon-denton/8865/adoption-planning-for-office-365 and I'm experimenting with new ways to present the journey.
There have been several threads emerging regarding missing profile images in the Office 365 Suite Bar (example thread). The problem seems to centre around the fact that, whilst users add their picture to Office 365, it fails to appear when using services like Yammer or Planner. To illustrate: Based on the code, my picture is being … Continue reading I’m not “Doughboy”, I’m a real person (and it’s not Yammer’s fault)
'Columns with benefits' and how you can find more than just titles in SharePoint Online
Reusing columns is useful if you want to establish a consistent definition across lists and libraries. You can share the definition across multiple lists and libraries so that you don't have to recreate the column settings each time. A significant additional benefit is that when items are added to a reusable column they discoverable through search (the magic only happens after it has been populated). Reusable columns are called site columns in SharePoint.
Whilst in Atlanta for the Microsoft Ignite conference, I took some time out to explore the birth place of Martin Luther King Jr. His family home is located in the Sweet Auburn community. This National Park Service sign explains how the community was subjected to segregation and division: Sadly, more than 50-years on, some of … Continue reading Moving home…
"Ensure that every escape route and exit is still clearly visible when the lights go out"
Recently, I’ve been wondering whether Yammer is being developed like ‘medicine’ or ‘Coca Cola’? I've been typing, deleting, typing, deleting and in the process I've started to challenge my own thinking. I feel that I’m going a little crazy with the thought process so I felt I’d throw the concepts out there. Medicine – developed … Continue reading The perfect serve of Yammer?