Erwin Bierens

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Get the hell out of Islands Mode

Hurry, hurry, choose wisely

What’s happening? More and more organisations are starting explore Microsoft Teams, and in doing this it’s important to understand the interopability options while running in coexistence (Skype for Business Online and Microsoft Teams next to each other). Like all other vendors, backward compatibility is always difficult ;-) Teams is in this case no exception. First of all, if your tenant was created before november 2018 you are probally running in Islands mode.

Setup Charles Proxy for Microsoft Teams

What is Charles Proxy Charles is an HTTP proxy / HTTP monitor / Reverse Proxy that enables a developer to view all of the HTTP and SSL / HTTPS traffic between their machine and the Internet. This includes requests, responses and the HTTP headers (which contain the cookies and caching information). Install Charles Proxy You can download the latest version from charlesproxy.com For a full version you will need to buy a license.

Microsoft Teams - Live Events

Live Events With Microsoft Teams live events, users in your organization can broadcast video and meeting content to large online audiences. Teams delivers chat-based collaboration, calling, meetings, and with live events, so you can expand the audience of your meetings. Teams live events is an extension of Teams meetings, enabling users to broadcast video and meeting content to a large online audience. These are meant for one-to-many communications where the host of the event is leading the interactions and audience participation is primarily to view the content shared by host.

Sending Audio Messages from the Mobile Teams client

Sending Audio Messages You are now able to record and send audio messages on the Teams mobile clients. It works for both chat and channel conversations. Web and desktop clients will also support listening of the received audio clips. Audio message support has been a top customer ask since the early days of the product. (Link to uservoice)

How to use Microsoft Teams Templates

Working in project groups means standardize your workflow to work more efficient. Also this has a benefit for your employees to find everything in the same place and structure. Create a Team based on a template. In Microsoft Teams go to “Join or create a team”. Select “Create team” Click “Create a team using an existing team as a template”. Now select your base template that you want to copy.