It doesn’t matter if I’m in a group text with friends or family, posting on Twitter, or collaborating in Teams…using GIFs is my lifeblood! (PS. I only use the type that have a soft g…JIF is for peanut butter…don’t try to change my mind, it won’t work 😉)
Sometimes, the perfect GIF is out there but just not surfacing in your Teams searches. What’s a GIF master to do??
One of the awesome collaboration options within Microsoft Teams is the persistent chats that can occur outside of a Team or Channel. These are good for having one off business conversations that don’t relate to a specific Team but also for building camaraderie and having a little fun around the virtual water cooler. As you are a part of more and more chats, it can soon become confusing as to the intent. How do you quickly find the exact chat you are looking for?
When uploading files into Microsoft Teams, there are a few gotchas that I wasn’t aware of until I recently tried moving some data into a new Team. I thought sharing these may be of use to others as well.
If you are moving lots of data, you can only upload 10 files at a time
The files have to contain content…no empty text documents, for example (although not sure why you’d need these anyway.)
By default in the Teams client, you will lose any folder structure if doing a wholesale move of files. You can manually create the folder before copying files or use a workaround
As Microsoft Ignite 2018 nears, I am busy preparing my schedule for the week. Part of that preparation is planning for discussions I would like to have with product group members, MVPs, and other peers. I also have some other things that I either think (hope) will happen, or at least want to hear more about. Without further ado, here are 5 things I’m either hoping for or looking forward to at Ignite this year: Continue reading →
A few weeks back, June 26th specifically, Microsoft announced archival functionality for Teams. Archiving a Team does just what you’d expect by keeping the Team itself, but freezing changes to preserve the current state of the data. There are a couple of things that I found interesting, and good to know before you get started.