M365 Weekly Newsletter
☁️What’s on my mind
I recently came across a company’s Santa wish list. I say Santa because I find their plans really optimistic if not amusing.
They had decided to consolidate all the fragmented services they currently rent from more than 20 providers under one Microsoft roof. There is nothing wrong with that, of course.
However, I do find it a bit amusing that, instead of hiring consultants and someone who would actually migrate and integrate all things, they expect someone to hold their hand and teach them how to carry out this rather complex project. Everything from migrating Zapier to Power Automate, to implementing Dynamics 365 as a replacement for HubSpot CRM.
This kind of work is the life-juice for IT companies and it is what they do best. With all the complexity of modern IT, Jacks of all trades are a thing of the past.
Have a really nice rest of the week,
☁️Productivity & Modern Workplace
5 reasons to use a personal Microsoft Loop workspace. Some useful tips on how to best use Loop to improve your own productivity. Of course, it’s more than great for collaborating with colleagues, but it can also be extremely helpful when you need to get organized.
Using Collaborative Meeting Notes in Teams Meetings. Are you tired of losing track of your meeting notes? Learn how Teams simplifies note-taking and helps you stay organized during online meetings. This may skyrocket your productivity.
Where are files Stored in OneDrive – Best Practices and Tips. OneDrive explained in layman’s terms. This great video is for all who are wondering how OneDrive works and how to navigate around this cloud storage service.
☁️ Sysadmin Stuff
How to Bulk Delete Azure AD (Entra ID) Accounts. Efficiently managing and deleting multiple Azure AD accounts can be a challenge. With practical examples and step-by-step guidance, you can master account management.
Microsoft 365 Admin Monthly Digest. Keeping up to date with the latest Microsoft 365 updates and features can be time-consuming, but this monthly overview will keep you up to date with everything important that’s happened recently.
AdminDroid Office 365 Reports for Effective Microsoft 365 Management. Staying on top of Office 365 administration and reporting can be a daunting task, but AdminDroid is here to make your life easier. This truly is a Swiss knife for your M365 management endeavors.
☁️Security & Data Governance
Five Things To Know About Microsoft 365 Auditing. The complexities of Microsoft 365 auditing can be navigated more effectively by understanding five key aspects, which are crucial in ensuring an organization’s security and compliance.
11 best practices for securing data in the cloud. The importance of securing data in cloud services cannot be overstated, and this comprehensive article on best practices is here to guide you. By embracing these essential strategies, the safety of your organization’s data in the cloud is effectively enhanced.
Microsoft 365 Backup for SharePoint Online and Exchange Online (Soon). Microsoft 365 backup is crucial for an organization’s data security. By exploring various backup solutions and their benefits, one can enhance their data protection strategy. Microsoft is entering a backup market for its own Microsoft 365 ecosystem. I think this move should worry some trusted 3rd party Backup providers.
5 Strategic Areas to Maximize Your Microsoft 365 ROI. Maximizing Microsoft 365 ROI is important to every organization’s success. Focusing on five strategic areas will help you get the most from your investment. Delve into these essential aspects and strengthen your organization’s performance.
Solutions Partner: overview of the updates to designation requirements. Are you a Microsoft partner? Learn about the recent changes to partner programs and how they impact your organization, allowing you to adapt and thrive in the dynamic partnership landscape.
AWS Graviton Weekly. Are you a cloud computing professional? Get immersed in the AWS Silicon world. Keep updated about the last blog posts, videos, tech talks, and use cases, all related to AWS Graviton, AWS Trainium, AWS Inferentia, and more. Weekly newsletter by fellow tech enthusiast Marcos Ortiz.
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☁️On a Less Serious Note
☁️ Last but not least …
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