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MS Teams is going up to support 10,000 users within individual Teams

MS Teams is going up to support 10,000 users within individual Teams

Microsoft Teams currently supports up to 2,500 users when you create individual teams. Microsoft has announced that it is increasing this limit to 10,000 users for April 2020! This is great for large scale organizations that have a lot of firstline workers or even those organizations that want to allow access to their teams for a larger amount of people for the purposes of collaboration and sharing. See below for the Microsoft 365 Road map message center excerpt: Description Status…

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Multi-window chat in MS Teams is scheduled to be released April 2020

Multi-window chat in MS Teams is scheduled to be released April 2020

One of the most desired features in Microsoft Teams is the ability for a persistent Window that you can leave open pop out chats, meetings, calls or documents. It’s very frustrating right now to find your way back to the MS Teams channel, document or chat once you leave focus either re-navigating to is, searching it, or using the back and forth buttons (which most people don’t even know they can use!). Great news is that Microsoft has tentatively scheduled…

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Does your organization have a remote working strategy? Get on-board with Microsoft Teams now!

Does your organization have a remote working strategy? Get on-board with Microsoft Teams now!

There is an old way of working but the new way of working is a workplace that is fully connected & collaborative.  People now work together in ways you wouldn’t have imagined just a few years ago, not only collaborating internally with colleagues from the office next door but deeply collaborating with colleagues and clients halfway across the world. The following are reason why you should consider making the transition to Microsoft Teams now: People are on twice as many…

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Learn how Microsoft 365 can empower Teamwork in your organization

Learn how Microsoft 365 can empower Teamwork in your organization

If you don’t know already, SharePoint Conference is returning to MGM Grand in Las Vegas from May 19th-May 21st, 2020. It has been my favorite conference for years as it focuses on all aspects related to SharePoint which is near and dear to my heart. This includes: Microsoft 365 SharePoint OneDrive Microsoft Teams Yammer Microsoft Stream Outlook Office applications PowerApps Power Automation / Microsoft Flow Power BI Azure Integration And much more… Over the last year, my customers have become…

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Global Microsoft 365 Developer Bootcamp is coming to Toronto on Dec 2nd

Global Microsoft 365 Developer Bootcamp is coming to Toronto on Dec 2nd

Join us for this year’s Global Microsoft 365 Developer Bootcamp and learn hands-on programming in Microsoft 365 technologies. About this Event Bootcamps are a free, one-day, hands-on training event led by Microsoft MVPs and community leaders with support from Microsoft. Developers worldwide are invited to attend a bootcamp to learn the latest on Microsoft 365 platform including Microsoft Graph, SharePoint Framework, Microsoft Teams, Office Add-ins, Connectors and Actionable Messages, etc. and apply what you learn to your future projects. Content…

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You now have 2 years to make the switch from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

You now have 2 years to make the switch from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

It’s a perfect time to start making the transition to Microsoft Teams! And Microsoft has just given you a nudge to hopefully make it happen. Microsoft Teams includes all the Skype for Business capabilities that we need and much more! This includes chat, video, calling, and document collaboration into a single, integrated app and can change the way you work in your organization by giving you a central “hub” for all of your Corporate teamwork collaboration activities. Microsoft has just…

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Automatically generating your Microsoft Teams App Manifest Zip Package in Visual Studio 2017

Automatically generating your Microsoft Teams App Manifest Zip Package in Visual Studio 2017

During our successful delivery of Teamwork Train the Trainer MS Teams Development sessions for partners , I thought it would be prudent to quickly blog about a helpful tip that my good friend Paul Schaeflein suggested during the session. Background on Teams Apps Apps allow developers to extend the functionality of Teams Apps can have one or more of several capabilities, which can exist in the personal scope or team scope The app’s functionality and business logic is hosted in…

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MS Teams now supports up to 5000 users for each team!

MS Teams now supports up to 5000 users for each team!

As part of the Office 365 message center announcement MC173385, Microsoft has announced that any new or existing team in Microsoft Teams now supports up to 5000 users doubling the previous supported limit of 2500 users. This change is going to help larger organizations use Teams for a larger variety of collaboration use cases and more than just projects or departments. To support these change Microsoft also increased the e-mail distribution list import limit to 3,500 from 300.

Join me at MS Ignite Tour in Toronto and learn to build a bot for Microsoft Teams, setup approval workflows in OneDrive and use modern list formatting in SharePoint

Join me at MS Ignite Tour in Toronto and learn to build a bot for Microsoft Teams, setup approval workflows in OneDrive and use modern list formatting in SharePoint

Microsoft Ignite is coming to Toronto on it’s Tour on January 10th and 11th.  Register now!   If you are a developer or IT Professional, you really don’t want to miss out on this to as you will get exposed to the latest developer tools and cloud technologies and learn how to put your skills to work on the future of cloud development, data, IT, and business intelligence. I have 3 sessions and they are listed below. Session 1 THR2426…

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Learn Microsoft Teams Development at SharePoint Saturday Toronto 2018 on Saturday November 24th

Learn Microsoft Teams Development at SharePoint Saturday Toronto 2018 on Saturday November 24th

Microsoft Azure, Office 365 & SharePoint administrators, end users, architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft Technologies will meet for the 9th SPS Events Toronto event on Saturday, November 24, 2018 ​at the Microsoft Canada HQ’s located at 1950 Meadowvale Blvd in Mississauga. SharePoint Saturday is an educational, informative, and lively day filled with sessions from respected Microsoft professionals and MVPs, covering a wide variety of Cloud Technology-orientated topics. SharePoint Saturday is FREE, open to the public and is your local chance to immerse…

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