Support Managers: Harness the Power(Shell) within Office 365

In light of recent events, we have seen a massive influx of remote workers, resulting in a substantial increase in Support Desk tickets. Support Desk staff have been bombarded with various tickets, making it difficult to keep up with their typical daily tasks. Some say the obvious solution is to add more staff members to reduce the workload of the Read More

Taming Teams: Handling the Sudden Surge of Admin Requests

Taming Teams: Handling the Sudden Surge of Admin Requests Adoption of Microsoft Teams was gaining traction before COVID-19 but has now quickly shifted from an elective to a necessity. With Teams usage growing as much as 1,000%, we are also seeing the number of admin requests increasing just as drastically. Administrators are now seeking force-multiplying tools, like PowerShell, to empower Read More

Integrating Domino and Office 365

Last month, Andy Higgins of IMCollaboration and I presented Domino and Office 365 Integration at Collabsphere. During this session, we discussed concepts and technical components of getting these two technologies to play nice. When considering any coexistence project, it is important to first define what is needed for your environment. This may include directory synchronization to provide single sign on Read More

Microsoft Ignite 2019

• Learn innovative ways to build solutions as well as migrate and manage your infrastructure. Connect with over 25,000+ individuals focused on software development, security, architecture, and IT. Explore new hands-on experiences that will help you innovate in areas such as security, cloud, and hybrid infrastructure and development. • Find new ways to migrate legacy workloads, dive deep into the Read More

Integrate Domino and Office 365

Integrate Domino and Office 365 As I wrote earlier, I will be posting a weekly blog over the next four weeks to share with you information on Domino, Notes and Sametime 11. The fourth post will be an in depth discussion of the session Andy Higgins and I presented, which covers integrating Domino and Office 365. In the meantime here Read More

Modernize PowerShell to Enhance Office 365

Modernize PowerShell to Enhance Office 365   For the last 10 years, Microsoft has been saying that the single most important skill for an administrator is proficiency with PowerShell. In 2019, that is true more than ever, as PowerShell commands impact Microsoft’s major technologies of Office 365, Teams, Exchange, SharePoint, OneDrive, etc. However, the problem for most organizations is they Read More

Managing Microsoft & The Death of SCOM?

Back in March, Microsoft announced that it was time to say goodbye to their internal instance of System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) in favor of Azure Monitor. While SCOM is still available for clients, Microsoft has identified that using a native Azure service like Azure Monitor will be considerably more agile and future-proof for their primarily Cloud landscape. Dana Baster, Read More

SharePoint Fest Seattle

SharePoint Fest brings to you the world’s leading experts in SharePoint, Office 365, Microsoft Teams and Azure. Whether you are new to SharePoint or an experienced power user, admin or developer, SharePoint Fest has content designed to fit your experience level and area of interest. Our workshops and sessions are taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, Microsoft MVPs, Microsoft Regional Directors Read More

Benefits of Using a Modern Intranet in the Workplace

For most modern digital workers today, there are two key elements that help them to remain productive throughout the workday: • Being able to easily navigate and access all business applications and digital assets in a timely manner • Being able to seamlessly communicate and converse with any member of the organization or team, regardless of their physical location. For Read More