💻 What’s on my mind
I don’t know about you, but my inbox is getting more and more spam. And it’s not just on Microsoft, it’s happening also on Google. I am convinced that it is not the fault of the two providers, but that there is a resurgence of one of the zombie networks.
Are you noticing something similar? Press reply and write me a few lines.
Have a really great day.
💻 Productivity & Modern Workplace
Building the Ultimate Modern SharePoint Online Intranet. The SharePoint portal project does not have to drag on and on. Today, a fully functional intranet portal can be set up virtually overnight. A great series of videos that teach you exactly that. Step-by-step.
Easy Ways to Create a Poll in Microsoft 365. A Poll is an easy way to gather information from a large group of people. You can use 3rd party solutions but a better choice is to make use of Microsoft 365.
How to convert ppt file to video. A trick that will surely come in handy at some point.
Stream on SharePoint is Very Different to Stream Classic. It used to be a portal that allowed you to highlight individual videos. But the new Stream has become something else.
💻 Sysadmin Stuff
Teams Channel Folders That Administrators Can’t Delete. Teams channel folders exist to store files for Teams channels and it’s OK for Teams to want to manage the folders. Until the channels go away …
A Complete Overview of Microsoft Teams Admin Roles. If you manage Teams, it’s a good idea to be familiar with the admin roles available to you. You can use them to delegate specific tasks to colleagues.
Performing a Conditional Access Assessment with PowerShell. Use this PowerShell script to gain insights into a complex conditional access environment.
🔐 Security & Data Governance
What is your excuse for passwords? We all hate them but we just can’t imagine the world without them. Why would you insist on something you despise? Fuck it, let’s go passwordless.
Intune RBAC Roles for Multi-Region IT Departments Explained. Giving Intune Role Administrator permissions to all administrators is never the right answer; however, it is important for organizations to correctly set up Intune RBAC roles to ensure that administrators have permissions to do their daily tasks without interfering or having the ability to tamper with devices that do not concern them.
📖 Noteworthy (long)reads
Top 3 Backup as a Service Misconceptions Dispelled. Without backup, you’re a dead fish. The sooner you get rid of any doubts about whether you need to back up your cloud data, the better off you’ll be.
How does the OneDrive Sync Client Work? The article doesn’t mention it, but the history of OneDrive starts with Microsoft’s acquisition of Groove Networks back in 2005. I had been using Groove for a few years before that. Those were the pioneering years of cloud computing.
P2PNow: What is Co-Selling and How Can You Get Started? Believe it or not, Microsoft can help you sell more if you’re a Microsoft partner.
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😂 On a Less Serious Note
☁️ Last but not least …
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