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CloudWay is now an ISO 27001 certified company

We are very proud to announce that CloudWay has recently become ISO 27001 certified, the international standard for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). CloudWay was the first company that DNV...

We are proud to welcome Simon Skotheimsvik

CloudWay is proud to announce that Microsoft 365 specialist, Simon Skotheimsvik joins the team as Senior Cloud Consultant. Starting with voice enabled Office Communication Server, he has a proven history...

We proudly congratulate our 2022-2023 MVPs!

CloudWay is proud to congratulate our MVPs for 2022-2023! Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals are technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the Microsoft community. At CloudWay we value these...

We are proud to welcome Ben Lee

We are proud to welcome Ben Lee

CloudWay is proud to announce that Unified Communications and Collaboration specialist, Ben Lee joins the team as Senior Cloud Architect. He will strengthen our offerings on Teams telephony, complex hybrid...

Nikki Chapple awarded as Microsoft MVP

Nikki Chapple awarded as Microsoft MVP

We are proud to be able to congratulate Nikki Chapple as Office Apps & Services MVP for 2022. Through passion and enabling people to understand Microsoft 365 governance and compliance...

We are proud to welcome Nikki Chapple

We are proud to welcome Nikki Chapple

  CloudWay is proud to announce that Compliance and Teams Governance specialist, Nikki Chapple joins the team as a Principal Cloud Architect, and she is based in the UK. She...

  • #45 – Vi firar advent med Teams
    by Teamspodden on 05/12/2022 at 04:52

    Julen närmar sig med storsteg och Microsoft har kommit med ytterligare en gäng nyheter till Teams. Vi går igenom nyheterna i Teams som släpptes i november, samt lite annat smått Inlägget #45 – Vi firar advent med Teams dök först upp på Teamspodden.

  • #45 -Vi firar första advent
    by teamspodden on 04/12/2022 at 01:38

    Nu är vi inne i december månad och självklart har det kommit nyheter till Teams, lyssna in när Mårten och Linus går igenom de senaste nyheterna.

  • The new Microsoft Store Experience
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 30/11/2022 at 11:53

    There is a new integration available between Microsoft Intune and the Microsoft Store for managing app installations from the cloud. This allows admins to easily browse, deploy and monitor applications. The new feature is powered by WinGet, the new windows package manager. I will explore this new […]

  • My scripts to do a OneDrive and Teams (with...
    by Alexander Holmeset on 25/11/2022 at 10:17

    Here is a collection of the scripts I use to do OneDrive and Teams migrations from tenant to tenant. If there is separate SharePoint content on the sites connected to the team, this is also migrated over. The docs from ShareGate have a lot of great information on the various PowerShell commands, […]

  • Let Intune stimulate mobile updates
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 23/11/2022 at 23:08

    Mobile devices can be a challenging asset to manage and keep secure with their many variations in ownership, management and operating systems. This blog post will give you some ideas on how you can enforce a minimum version of the operating system on the mobile phones accessing the company's data […]

  • Create AAD Licensing groups by Graph API
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 11/11/2022 at 11:18

    Group based licensing in Microsoft 365 is not a new feature, but still a feature a lot of organizations is missing out on. Assigning licenses to groups instead of directly to users provides advantages related to automation, overview and more. Information of this is easily available on net, but I […]

  • #44 – Kakfest med Teams och Meta
    by teamspodden on 10/11/2022 at 21:05

    Vi har redan kommit in i november, en månad har gått sedan Ignite men ändå har Microsoft hunnit annonsera lite nyheter till Teams. Vi går igenom dessa nyheter men pratar även om kakor i Teams, att Microsoft samarbetar med Meta och lite annat smått och gott.

  • #44 – Kakfest med Teams och Meta
    by Teamspodden on 10/11/2022 at 20:51

    Vi har redan kommit in i november, en månad har gått sedan Ignite men ändå har Microsoft hunnit annonsera lite nyheter till Teams. Vi går igenom dessa nyheter men pratar Inlägget #44 – Kakfest med Teams och Meta dök först upp på Teamspodden.

  • Episode2: Spotlight - Ignite22 with Graham Hosking
    by All Things M365 Compliance on 09/11/2022 at 07:54

    eDiscovery Historical Version from Graham: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20YJYtvx4sA) Book of News: (https://news.microsoft.com/ignite-2022-book-of-news/) eDiscovery Whitepaper: (https://aka.ms/eDiscoveryWhitePaper)

  • Viva’s people-centred icons
    by Lesley Crook on 07/11/2022 at 23:56

    Viva Amplify preview

  • Viva Pulse- Participate in the Customer Advisory...
    by Lesley Crook on 01/11/2022 at 12:33

    Viva Amplify preview

  • Episode1: Spotlight - Ignite22 with Graham...
    by All Things M365 Compliance on 01/11/2022 at 07:17

    In this brand-new series, we'll discuss all the new features announced on the Compliance Road Map or released into General Availability. However, this Part 1 of 2, will be an Ignite 22, special!

  • How to allow auto-forwarding to Teams channels
    by Nikki Chapple on 31/10/2022 at 19:45

    Email forwarding can be useful, but poses a security risk due to the potential disclosure of information. Therefore the Anti-spam outbound policy blocks the auto-forwarding at the tenant level by default. Although this minimises the security risks, it hampers productivity since there are valid […]

  • MSEndpointMgr Intune Audit Dashboard
    by Maurice Daly on 28/10/2022 at 16:23

    Introducing the MSEndpointMgr Intune Audit Dashboard. Taking the pain out of auditing events in Intune The post MSEndpointMgr Intune Audit Dashboard appeared first on MSEndpointMgr.

  • MSEndpointMgr Intune Audit Dashboard
    by Sandy Zeng on 28/10/2022 at 16:23

    Introducing the MSEndpointMgr Intune Audit Dashboard. Taking the pain out of auditing events in Intune The post MSEndpointMgr Intune Audit Dashboard appeared first on MSEndpointMgr.

  • MSEndpointMgr Intune Audit Dashboard
    by Jan Ketil Skanke on 28/10/2022 at 16:23

    Introducing the MSEndpointMgr Intune Audit Dashboard. Taking the pain out of auditing events in Intune The post MSEndpointMgr Intune Audit Dashboard appeared first on MSEndpointMgr.

  • Viva Amplify – Private preview application
    by Lesley Crook on 27/10/2022 at 23:35

    Viva Amplify preview

  • How to protect your Microsoft Teams, Groups and...
    by Nikki Chapple on 25/10/2022 at 21:01

    How secure are your Microsoft 365 Groups and Teams? Did you know that your Guest access and external sharing controls are managed at the tenant level? As a result, security becomes ‘one size fits all’, rather than providing granular security controls based on Teams, Groups, and Sites’ […]

  • Azure AD / M365 profile picture uploader
    by Alexander Holmeset on 23/10/2022 at 22:21

    I have created a simple script that can bulk-update user’s profile photos in Azure AD / M365. All you need to do is put all the pictures in a folder, name the files with the user’s UPN and run my script. The script needs a Graph API permission called User.ReadWrite.All (application rights), so […]

  • Installing M365 Apps as Win32 App in Intune
    by Jan Ketil Skanke on 23/10/2022 at 21:43

    If you have ever having issues with Autopilot or Enrollment Status page failing or timing out due to issues with Office installation, this blog post is for you. Over the years working in this area, the Office CSP has caused countless issues and deployments to fail. The Office CSP, commonly knows as […]

  • Viva origami. Making the complex, simple.
    by Lesley Crook on 18/10/2022 at 19:54

    Viva origami. Making the complex, simple.

  • Turn Rubik’s Cube into Viva
    by Lesley Crook on 18/10/2022 at 18:07

    Turn Rubik's cube into Viva

  • Automatically send alerts to the last owner of a...
    by Alexander Holmeset on 13/10/2022 at 08:42

    I’ve seen many customers try to enforce a written rule of having at least 2 owners of a Microsoft Teams team. Many have been doing this semi-manually, by just taking out a report of teams that has 1 or 0 owners. How would you fully automate this? I have created a routine that with the … […]

  • Teams Nation News - The latest and greatest of...
    by Mårten Hellebro on 13/10/2022 at 00:47

    Do you have a hard time keeping track of the never-ending news coming to Microsoft Teams? So do we, but we do our best to stay updated and on track! Join the team behind the Swedish Microsoft Teams conference Teamsdagen talk about the latest and greatest. Listen to MVP:s Linus Cansby, Mårten Hellebro & Amanda Sterner discuss what's new, what to come and what features are we missing in Microsoft Teams. We guarantee to share our thoughts on the coolest, most interesting, and newest features in Microsoft Teams – small and big!

  • Linus och Mårten reagerar på Ignite 2021...
    by Mårten Hellebro on 13/10/2022 at 00:46

    Linus och Mårten från Teamspodden tittar, reagerar och guidar er igenom Teams-keynoten från Microsoft Ignite 2021 November. Allt ni behöver veta om Teams-nyheterna, och kanske en del annat som ni egentligen inte behöver veta också.

  • Linus & Mårten reagerar på Teams keynote från...
    by Mårten Hellebro on 13/10/2022 at 00:45

    Häng med när Teamspodden-pratarna Linus Cansby och Mårten Hellebro kollar på och reagerar på nyheterna som presenteras på Microsoft Teams-keynoten på Ignite 2022. Fler nyheter om Microsoft Teams med Linus och Mårten hittar du på https://teamspodden.se

  • #43 – Microsoft Ignite 2022 special
    by teamspodden on 12/10/2022 at 16:02

    Lync conference döptes om till Microsoft Ignite år 2015, eller så var det kanske var det TechEd som döptes om och slog samman med andra konferenser - svårt att minnas nu men äntligen är Ignite tillbaka. I detta avsnitt sammanfattar vi några av de nyheter som vi snappat upp under Ignite som […]

  • #43 – Microsoft Ignite 2022 special
    by Teamspodden on 12/10/2022 at 13:02

    Lync conference döptes om till Microsoft Ignite år 2015, eller så var det kanske var det TechEd som döptes om och slog samman med andra konferenser – svårt att minnas Inlägget #43 – Microsoft Ignite 2022 special dök först upp på Teamspodden.

  • #42 – Sammanfattning av september
    by Teamspodden on 10/10/2022 at 09:12

    September är slut och Microsoft har sammanfattat alla nyheter som kommit och kommer till Teams nu, så vi går också igenom alla nyheter som de listat samt lite annat smått Inlägget #42 – Sammanfattning av september dök först upp på Teamspodden.

  • #42 - Sammanfattning av september
    by teamspodden on 07/10/2022 at 13:49

    September är slut och Microsoft har sammanfattat alla nyheter som kommit och kommer till Teams nu, så vi går också igenom alla nyheter som de listat samt lite annat smått och gott.

  • Branding your tenant and managed endpoints
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 29/09/2022 at 13:02

    A clear brand builds identity and affiliation. Microsoft 365 and Endpoint Manager has a rich set of tools for customizing your brand into the products. This will look nice and integrated, and it will help the end users detect security attacks. Let's take a deep dive into the possibilities […]

  • Episode 3: Data Life Cycle & Records Management...
    by All Things M365 Compliance on 28/09/2022 at 07:54

    In this podcast, we talk to Erica Toelle, Microsoft Sr. Product Mktg Manager for Data Lifecycle + Records Management. (Twitter: @EricaToelle) about all things Data Life Cycle & Records Management. If you would like to know about each subject here are the links: DLM - https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/business/information-protection/microsoft-purview-data-lifecycle-management RM - https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/records-management?view=o365-worldwide

  • How to manage Microsoft 365 evergreen change with...
    by Nikki Chapple on 25/09/2022 at 22:07

    Are you effectively managing your Microsoft 365 evergreen change? The pace of change in Microsoft 365 is rapid as Microsoft constantly delivers new features, updates to enhance customer value and ways to secure the environment better. We all know it is essential to keep on top of this constant flow […]

  • Exchange PowerShell without basic auth?
    by Alexander Holmeset on 19/09/2022 at 06:04

    On October 1st Microsoft states in this doc that they are starting to randomly disable Basic Auth in tenants. They even started to disable it last year for tenants that had not used it. It’s a good thing they are taking this step to make our tenants more secure. The big questions though is, are […]

  • Building a MEMpowered LAB environment
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 16/09/2022 at 12:34

    In my early days as consultant within Microsoft technologies, I had complete lab environments running as virtual machines on heavy workstation laptops. Through the years as I have migrated to a cloud first philosophy, my lab environments have followed along. Working mainly with Microsoft 365 and […]

  • Windows Update Compliance Dashboard V8.0
    by Jan Ketil Skanke on 14/09/2022 at 16:27

    Back in July last year we released a community version of our Windows Update Compliance dashboard, a KQL driven workbook that helped you visualise Microsoft Update Compliance data. Since then there have been a number of improvements both in the type of data and a version 2 schema update. The good […]

  • Windows Update Compliance Dashboard V8.0
    by Maurice Daly on 14/09/2022 at 16:27

    Back in July last year we released a community version of our Windows Update Compliance dashboard, a KQL driven workbook that helped you visualise Microsoft Update Compliance data. Since then there have been a number of improvements both in the type of data and a version 2 schema update. The good […]

  • Windows Update Compliance Dashboard V8.0
    by Sandy Zeng on 14/09/2022 at 16:27

    Back in July last year we released a community version of our Windows Update Compliance dashboard, a KQL driven workbook that helped you visualise Microsoft Update Compliance data. Since then there have been a number of improvements both in the type of data and a version 2 schema update. The good […]

  • Manage Windows Hello for Business (WHfB) with...
    by Sandy Zeng on 04/09/2022 at 20:33

    Manage Windows Hello for Business (WHfB) with Intune is very “easy”, you have so many options: At device enrollment: Tenant-wide policy After device enrollment, at least four methods: Endpoint Security > Account protection (Preview) Configuration profiles > Identity protection Settings […]

  • Unboxing: Philips P-Line 499P9H 49" DQHD...
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 02/09/2022 at 12:31

    When spending hours, days, months and lifetime in front of a computer, a good monitor is essential for the workplace. Personally I prefer large monitors with huge resolution to get enough space to work efficiently with Microsoft 365, Endpoint Manager, scripting and automation. Traditionally I have […]

  • #41 – Sensommaren med Teamsnyheter och licenser
    by Teamspodden on 01/09/2022 at 00:01

    Vi gör en sammanfattning om vad som har hänt i Teamsvärlden och vad som är på gång. Vi går även igenom den nya licensen för Microsoft Teams Rooms. Länkar vi Inlägget #41 – Sensommaren med Teamsnyheter och licenser dök först upp på Teamspodden.

  • #41 – Sensommaren med Teamsnyheter och licenser
    by teamspodden on 31/08/2022 at 20:58

    Vi gör en sammanfattning om vad som har hänt i Teamsvärlden och vad som är på gång. Vi går även igenom den nya licensen för Microsoft Teams Rooms.

  • Episode 2: Data Classification & Data Connectors
    by All Things M365 Compliance on 31/08/2022 at 13:30

    Episode 2 - Data Classification; Overview, Trainable Classifiers, Sensitive Info Type, Exact Data Match (EDM), Content Explorer, Activity Explorer - Data Connectors

  • How Microsoft Purview Compliance Manager supports...
    by Nikki Chapple on 27/08/2022 at 01:04

    We are in the middle of a digital revolution where information is a strategic asset, hybrid working is the norm and protecting your information assets is crucial to maintaining trust and meeting compliance requirements. As a result, organisations are now seeking external certifications such as […]

  • Task Sequence Basics – Intel Optane Drives
    by Maurice Daly on 26/08/2022 at 13:50

    In this blog post we cover the unusual characteristics of the Intel Optane drive, and how we need to approach task sequence builds to ensure we do not hit an unforeseen issue when it comes to in-place upgrades later in the device lifecycle. Intel Optane Technology Unveiled back in 2017, Intel’s […]

  • Automating Teams voice reporting of users (2:2)
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 15/08/2022 at 05:29

    This is a follow up on my last blog post covering automated teams voice assignment for users. This time I will cover how the mentioned routine has been expanded to do reporting in PowerBI to show evolution and distribution throughout the lifetime of the service.After running my routine of […]

  • Do you know you can now upload your improvements...
    by Nikki Chapple on 11/08/2022 at 18:03

    📢It’s good news for Microsoft Purview Compliance Manager. You can now bulk import your updated improvement actions directly into Microsoft Purview Compliance Manager using the Improvement actions export report. With no APIs or programmatic interfaces, bulk import is a significant improvement. […]

  • Automating Teams voice assignment for users (1:2)
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 08/08/2022 at 04:38

    In order to manage voice and phone number assignments in Microsoft Teams, you need at least Teams Communications Administrator role. This role does however have more privileges than most organizations want to assign to their first line staff. This blog post will cover a way for first line to […]

  • Viva Engage. A marriage made with Yammer & Teams...
    by Lesley Crook on 01/08/2022 at 17:33

    Microsoft recently announced the 7th Viva module, Viva Engage with a cute hug logo that Yammy really Likes! Viva Engage could be a marriage made in heaven integrating Yammer and Teams blessed by Microsoft Graph; with bridesmaids, old My Sites and M365 profiles blended into a personalised feed […]

  • Find where your colleagues are on a floor plan
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 01/08/2022 at 04:44

    Microsoft Search helps users find relevant content, the right answers or people. Search administrators use their knowledge of the organization and its users to make it easy for users to find the relevant content. This blog post will cover how you can prepare information about employees in order to […]

  • #40 – Vi laddar inför 21 september
    by Teamspodden on 28/07/2022 at 19:15

    21 september är det dags för Teamsdagen igen. I detta avsnitt har Mårten och Linus bjudit in Amanda och Theodora för att prata om Teamsdagen. Agenda och biljetter hittar ni Inlägget #40 – Vi laddar inför 21 september dök först upp på Teamspodden.

  • #40 – Vi laddar inför 21 september
    by teamspodden on 28/07/2022 at 19:13

    21 september är det dags för Teamsdagen igen. I detta avsnitt har Mårten och Linus bjudit in Amanda och Theodora för att prata om Teamsdagen.

  • There is nothing new under the sun … integrated...
    by Lesley Crook on 25/07/2022 at 23:06

    To say “there is nothing new under the sun” means there is nothing really new on the earth. All the activity of a man during his lifetime is lost in the grander scheme of things and will soon be forgotten (Ecclesiastes 1:11). However … A few months ago I got chatting to a IBM leader

  • Why run a solo Teams meeting ?
    by Lesley Crook on 25/07/2022 at 17:05

    Why might you run a #microsoftteams meeting on your own? CloudWay recently delighted a customer by suggesting they record a #msteams meeting with just one member of staff, share their screen and give a tour of their current intranet features and complex taxonomy. From this recording CloudWay […]

  • Autopilot - Device deadlock between two tenants
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 25/07/2022 at 04:35

    After wiping a Windows10 Autopilot device from Microsoft Endpoint Manager, we got welcomed to the correct tenant by name and logo. When signing in with a current licensed user, we got the message saying "That username looks like it belongs to another organization. try signing in again or start over […]

  • Episode 1: Purview Centre Walkthrough &...
    by All Things M365 Compliance on 20/07/2022 at 07:29

    All Things M365 Compliance Podcast | Episode 1 - Introductions - Compliance Centre Walkthrough - Compliance Manager Overview

  • Disable "Do Not Send a Response" option in...
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 18/07/2022 at 04:38

    When users select the option to not send a response when accepting a meeting invite in Microsoft Outlook, their response is not visible for the invitee. This makes it troublesome to keep track of attendees for the meeting. This is why many organizations want to disable this option. If someone […]

  • Posten inn i Homey
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 12/07/2022 at 21:38

    Inspirert av lærdommen fra prosjektet med å få Min renovasjon inn i Homey har jeg kastet meg over Posten sin løsning for å se om jeg kan få lest inn postbudets rute som variabler i min Homey.Posten.noPosten leverer nå ut post annenhver dag. Dette betyr postombæring mandag, onsdag og fredag […]

  • Automatic file upload from legacy server to...
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 11/07/2022 at 13:57

    Companies that have gone through several generations of IT systems will have to make their cloud journey in small steps - system by system. Devices and document storage are quickly moved to Microsoft 365. Special Line of Business systems may take longer to cloudify. This can present challenges in […]

  • Unpredicted awesome 2 weeks
    by Lesley Crook on 08/07/2022 at 09:28

    Excuse my tardiness. Intended to post this last Friday but returned from a lively Commsverse, a UK Community event that spans Microsoft Teams from every angle, to a kitchen full of builders demolishing our chimney breast in prep for a new kitchen. So we moved out and camped this week at a […]

  • HP Connect for Intune, Part1: BIOS Update
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 06/07/2022 at 14:45

    To be certain we have a secure system from chip to cloud, it is fundamental to boot device from a trusted BIOS - often referred as secure boot. HP Connect for Microsoft Endpoint Manager is a cloud application designed to ease the management of UEFI BIOS on supported HP systems. This blog post will […]

  • Fortinet VPN Profile distribution with MDM
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 05/07/2022 at 19:38

    Fortinet Document Library has a documented routine for distributing the FortiClient application with Intune to Microsoft Windows. This routine is working Ok, but it is missing information on how to distribute the VPN profiles to the client. This will be the topic for this post.Installation of the […]

  • Min Renovasjon inn i Homey
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 04/07/2022 at 17:40

    Jeg har lenge ønsket å få informasjon fra vårt renovasjonsselskap RIR inn i mitt smarthus slik at jeg kan få målrettet varsel om dette sammen med annen varsling som huset gir oss. I forbindelse med at Homey slapp funksjonen advanced flow 01.07.2022, kom det ett innlegg i facebook gruppen […]

  • Install printers from AD printserver on AAD...
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 28/06/2022 at 05:35

    When you go from a traditional IT operation model to modern based on Azure AD and Endpoint Manager, you will have a migration period with resources in both camps. Typically, endpoints first go to the cloud while well-established services lag behind. This does not have to tie the endpoints to the […]

  • Remove Built-in Windows 11 apps leveraging a...
    by Maurice Daly on 27/06/2022 at 15:42

    In this quick post we will be removing built-in Windows 11 apps, for all users, and optionally showing you how to leverage a “Cloud-Source” as a reference file to select apps for removal. Introduction Appx Provisioned Packages – the evolution There are many great examples of how to remove […]

  • Remove Built-in Windows 11 apps leveraging a...
    by Jan Ketil Skanke on 27/06/2022 at 15:42

    In this quick post we will be removing built-in Windows 11 apps, for all users, and optionally showing you how to leverage a “Cloud-Source” as a reference file to select apps for removal. Introduction Appx Provisioned Packages – the evolution There are many great examples of how to remove […]

  • How to manage guest access reviews in Microsoft...
    by Nikki Chapple on 26/06/2022 at 20:05

    With guest access switched on for Microsoft Teams, do you have a process to manage guest access reviews? It is easy for Team owners to invite external guests into their Team. However, how do you proactively review guest accounts to ensure people only have access as long as they need it? With […]

  • Windows 11 - Customize the Start menu layout
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 25/06/2022 at 08:14

    I believe the workday can be a tad less cluttered if certain stuff have a fixed placement. In a managed environment there might be interesting to have a customized start menu layout for all users giving a default set of pinned apps in a fixed order. This blog post will walk you through the routine […]

  • Windows 11 - Custom theme with MEM
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 24/06/2022 at 09:25

    If your company has a strong branding profile, you might be interested in assigning a custom desktop theme pack to your Windows 11 computers reflecting your brand. I have put together a simple routine for distributing a deskthemepack with Microsoft Endpoint Manager.Design your preferred themeUse […]

  • A Viva day in the life on Teams*reimagined
    by Lesley Crook on 23/06/2022 at 14:43

    In September 2021 Microsoft launched Viva as a direct response to the challenges of working from home: “We need to define productivity much more broadly with inclusive collaboration, learning and wellbeing to drive career advancement for every type of worker with flexibility in when, where and […]

  • Rename computers with countrycode in Intune
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 21/06/2022 at 13:52

    During an engagement at a customer there was a demand of having all computers in Endpoint Manager/Intune renamed to a naming standard including the two character ISO country code from the device owner followed by the serial number of the device. This was solved by using Graph API in a Powershell […]

  • Teams Filetype Statistics
    by Alexander Holmeset on 21/06/2022 at 11:50

    I have created a script that does a count of each file type in all teams in Microsoft Teams.It also shows when that file type was last modified in the team. You need an Azure App registration with the Group.Read.All and Site.Read.All rights.

  • #39 – Vi är tillbaka
    by Teamspodden on 19/06/2022 at 19:08

    Vi måste börja med att be om ursäkt för att vi varit borta så länge, men tyvärr kommer det annat i mellan. Men nu är vi tillbaka och försöker sammanfatta Inlägget #39 – Vi är tillbaka dök först upp på Teamspodden.

  • #39 – Vi är tillbaka!
    by teamspodden on 19/06/2022 at 19:06

    Vi måste börja med att be om ursäkt för att vi varit borta så länge, men tyvärr kommer det annat i mellan. Men nu är vi tillbaka och försöker sammanfatta vad som har hänt de senaste månaderna i Teamsvärlden.

  • Viva Sales shows amazing cross 365 working
    by Ben Lee on 16/06/2022 at 10:46

    CRM systems aren’t really my bag, but having spent the last year or so needing to be more familiar with SalesForce than I cared for (not a requirement in my new position!) I can sympathise with having information split across different systems. It is very common for CRMs to have things like email […]

  • Reduce background noice in Teams Room System
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 02/06/2022 at 13:32

    It has been a while since Microsoft released their machine learning based noise suppression for Microsoft Teams. With this setting available all background noise like shuffling papers, slamming doors, barking dogs, and so on are effectively reduced. This technology has quickly fallen into our […]

  • Application Reliability Monitor with Log Analytics
    by Maurice Daly on 20/05/2022 at 14:03

    If there is one certainty when it comes to computing, it is that applications will at some point crash or hang. The reasons are widespread, incompatibility between installed frameworks, dynamic link libraries, or drivers, but the issue is universal. Today we are however protected for the most part […]

  • Windows Update Settings Compliance
    by Maurice Daly on 13/05/2022 at 16:33

    In this post I will show you how to use Proactive Remediations and Log Analytics, together, to ensure Windows Update Settings are Optimal and Compliant on your devices. This post comes on the back of a session both Aria Carley and I presented at #MMSMOA this year – Fun times! Background I was […]

  • Windows Update Settings Compliance
    by Sandy Zeng on 13/05/2022 at 16:33

    In this post I will show you how to use Proactive Remediations and Log Analytics, together, to ensure Windows Update Settings are Optimal and Compliant on your devices. This post comes on the back of a session both Aria Carley and I presented at #MMSMOA this year – Fun times! Background I was […]

  • Windows Update Settings Compliance
    by Jan Ketil Skanke on 13/05/2022 at 16:33

    In this post I will show you how to use Proactive Remediations and Log Analytics, together, to ensure Windows Update Settings are Optimal and Compliant on your devices. This post comes on the back of a session both Aria Carley and I presented at #MMSMOA this year – Fun times! Background I was […]

  • Referanse: Telefoni i Teams
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 02/05/2022 at 19:01

    Bli med på et besøk ut til Istad AS som vi har ledet fra tradisjonell telefoni inn mot telefoni i Teams og den moderne arbeidsplassen basert på Microsoft 365. De kom opprinnelig fra Nortel Option 11C og har gått gradene fra Office Communication Server, til Lync, Skype for Business og Teams. Underveis har de også hatt kundesenter basert på Trio Enterprise som har vært tett integrert med taleplattform og øvrige støtteapplikasjoner i bedriften. Les mer om dette her på Telenor sine sider: https://www.telenor.no/bedrift/aktuelt/o365/tale-i-teams/ Filmen var produsert og publisert i 2021 i forbindelse med mitt arbeid i Serit.

  • Referanse: Den moderne arbeidsdagen med Microsoft...
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 02/05/2022 at 18:57

    Bli med på et besøk ut til Vikenco AS som vi har ledet fra tradisjonell drift inn mot den moderne arbeidsplassen basert på Microsoft 365. Filmen var produsert og publisert i 2021 i forbindelse med mitt arbeid i Serit.

  • Veeam Backup for M365 Automatic Reporting in...
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 19/04/2022 at 20:21

    Those of you which has read through the Microsoft services agreement might have noticed paragraph 6b where Microsoft recommends that you regularly backup your content and data that you store on the services using third-party apps and services. One example of such third party tool popular by managed […]

  • How to perform Teams and user admin tasks without...
    by Nikki Chapple on 12/04/2022 at 01:00

    Did you know you can perform Teams and user admin tasks without leaving Microsoft Teams? Just add the Admin-Microsoft 365 app to Teams and perform common User and Team admin-related tasks without leaving Microsoft Teams. To use the app you need appropriate admin permissions. Read on to find out how […]

  • How to apply just-in-time access to Security &...
    by Nikki Chapple on 04/04/2022 at 18:54

    I am often asked by clients how they can provide additional levels of controls to their Security and Compliance privileged roles to mitigate the risks of excessive, unnecessary, or misused access permissions to important resources. Microsoft recommends the following best practice for managing […]

  • Good insights in Microsoft license usage
    by Simon Skotheimsvik on 03/04/2022 at 21:16

    Cloud based IT solutions does have a pretty predictive cost when each and every license is based on a price pr user pr month. This should make it easy to budget the cost of each user role. The challenge might be to have an up to date overview of the license portfolio, both current and over time.In […]

  • Digital Wellbeing in Microsoft 365 Module 4 -...
    by Ståle Hansen on 02/04/2022 at 03:16

    I have defined 4 modules for #DigitalWellbeing in #Microsoft365. The fourth module is Notifications. Work is not a place, but a mindset. Learn how to tune your notifications in #MicrosoftTeams, on social media and on your #Android to avoid getting dragged in to work mode unintentionally. In this deep dive session I show you: Digital Wellbeing 0:00 The challenge with notifications 5:02 Notifications in Teams 18:41 Quiet time in Teams mobile 32:37 Notifications in social media 47:48 Digital Wellbeing on Android 1:08:33 How to vacation 1:21:01 How to vacation Book time 1:28:05 How to vacation Inbox Zero and Brain dump 1:34:48 How to vacation Plan your first week getting back 1:40:34 How to vacation Quiet Time 1:43:30 End Note 1:47:23 📅Book a Digital Wellbeing inspiration talk or workshop for you and your team: https://bit.ly/DWCoaching Watch my Digital Wellbeing explained YouTube video: https://youtu.be/7d0Xdnlax5Y Watch the other modules Module 1 - Capture: https://youtu.be/QE2pltoZg4k Module 2 - Process & Execute: https://youtu.be/_ImIoUq6mu4 Module 3 - Teams Culture: https://youtu.be/_zM0KHuiu0c Blogpost with all videos, fully indexed: https://msunified.net/DigitalWellbeing 🛒Books and devices from my videos: https://amzn.to/3KWtgT7 Amazon Affiliate shopping list☝️ 🔔 Subscribe for more productivity tips: https://www.youtube.com/stalehansen?sub_confirmation=1 ✅ Recommended playlists: Microsoft 365 Productivity tips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6SeshpCxLFFmRLYmsuaUmaJihs4dWIsE Microsoft Teams devices: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6SeshpCxLFFdFbVIUzSYOwc2SspBr0It

  • Digital Wellbeing in Microsoft 365 Module 3 -...
    by Ståle Hansen on 25/03/2022 at 17:21

    I have defined 4 modules for #DigitalWellbeing in #Microsoft365. The third module is #MicrosoftTeams Culture. To work smart in Microsoft 365 you need to succeed with chat, channel collaboration and hybrid meetings with your team. In this deep dive session I show you: Digital Wellbeing: 0:00 The challenge 4:35 Microsoft Viva can measure the culture: 15:17 The scenarios: 20:58 Chat: 22:34 Channel conversations: 33:40 Teams design thinking: 59:52 Hybrid meetings: 1:13:16 #NoMeetingsFriday: 1:37:44 #NoTeamsMeetingsWednesday 1:59:23 Roles in meetings: 2:03:16 The 3 types of meetings: 2:21:43 End note: 2:29:55 📅Book a Digital Wellbeing inspiration talk or workshop for you and your team: https://bit.ly/DWCoaching Watch my Digital Wellbeing explained YouTube video: https://youtu.be/7d0Xdnlax5Y Watch the other modules Module 1 - Capture: https://youtu.be/QE2pltoZg4k Module 2 - Process & Execute: https://youtu.be/_ImIoUq6mu4 Module 4 - Notifications: https://youtu.be/bc1oQVJb6W8 Blogpost with all videos, fully indexed: https://msunified.net/DigitalWellbeing 🛒Books and devices from my videos: https://amzn.to/3KWtgT7 Amazon Affiliate shopping list☝️ 🔔 Subscribe for more productivity tips: https://www.youtube.com/stalehansen?sub_confirmation=1 ✅ Recommended playlists: Microsoft 365 Productivity tips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6SeshpCxLFFmRLYmsuaUmaJihs4dWIsE Microsoft Teams devices: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6SeshpCxLFFdFbVIUzSYOwc2SspBr0It

  • Delivery Optimization Configuration & Monitoring
    by Maurice Daly on 25/03/2022 at 14:47

    With more and more organisations making the move to obtain applications and Windows updates through Intune and Windows Update for Business (WUfB), one thing that often goes overlooked is how to optimise data throughput for this downloaded content. Even for those that have configured policies to set […]

  • AirThings notifications in Teams with PowerShell
    by Alexander Holmeset on 24/03/2022 at 10:51

    I recently got an AirThings View Plus environment sensor. When I discovered it had an API I got happy. This meant that I could play around with it in PowerShell. I work from home, and during winter I use a fireplace to keep the house warm. Something I now could do is to send a … Continue reading […]

  • Digital Wellbeing in Microsoft 365 Module 2 -...
    by Ståle Hansen on 18/03/2022 at 17:05

    I have defined 4 modules for #DigitalWellbeing in #Microsoft365. The second module is Process & Execute using #MicrosoftToDo and #OneNote with inspiration from #GTD and the #Pomodoro technique. In this deep dive session I show you: Digital Wellbeing: 0:00 Agenda: 5:40 Lists and List groups in ToDo: 7:47 Sorting and prioritizing tasks: 18:09 Recurring tasks: 28:19 Section Groups in OneNote: 36:21 Reflecting on your career: 41:28 Sorting to OneNote: 52:29 Organizing meeting notes: 55:01 Sorting to Microsoft Lists? 1:02:04 Planning time for focus: 1:16:17 Get started with My Day: 1:27:19 Breaking tasks into actions: 1:41:19 Executing on your tasks: 1:48:18 Reflecting on your day: 2:21:16 End note: 2:39:40 📅Book a Digital Wellbeing inspiration talk or workshop for you and your team: https://bit.ly/DWCoaching Watch my Digital Wellbeing explained YouTube video: https://youtu.be/7d0Xdnlax5Y ▶️Listen to my focus playlist on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3ijFicX Watch the other modules Module 1 - Capture: https://youtu.be/QE2pltoZg4k Module 3 - Teams Culture: https://youtu.be/_zM0KHuiu0c Module 4 - Notifications: https://youtu.be/bc1oQVJb6W8 Blogpost with all videos, fully indexed: https://msunified.net/DigitalWellbeing 🛒Books and devices from my videos: https://amzn.to/3KWtgT7 Amazon Affiliate shopping list☝️ 🔔 Subscribe for more productivity tips: https://www.youtube.com/stalehansen?sub_confirmation=1 ✅ Recommended playlists: Microsoft 365 Productivity tips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6SeshpCxLFFmRLYmsuaUmaJihs4dWIsE Microsoft Teams devices: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6SeshpCxLFFdFbVIUzSYOwc2SspBr0It

  • Exchange Online Tenant to Tenant migration with...
    by Alexander Holmeset on 16/03/2022 at 20:38

    This blog post is my experience using these two methods and is also a compressed version of […]

  • Digital Wellbeing in Microsoft 365 Module 1 -...
    by Ståle Hansen on 12/03/2022 at 03:38

    I have defined 4 modules for #DigitalWellbeing in #Microsoft365. The first module is capture in #MicrosoftToDo and #OneNote. In this deep dive session I show you Digital Wellbeing: 0:00 Agenda: 8:49 Set up To Do on your device: 10:22 Which account to use? 16:54 To Do vs OneNote vs Planner: 21:50 Hack proactive interference: 30:30 Capturing to To Do: 36:19 Zero inbox with To Do: 57:27 Set up OneNote on your device: 1:10:17 Capturing to OneNote: 1:17:19 End note: 1:23:51 QA: 1:27:26 📅Book a Digital Wellbeing inspiration talk or workshop for you and your team: https://bit.ly/DWCoaching Watch my Digital Wellbeing explained YouTube video: https://youtu.be/7d0Xdnlax5Y Watch the other modules: Module 2 - Process & Execute: https://youtu.be/_ImIoUq6mu4 Module 3 - Teams Culture: https://youtu.be/_zM0KHuiu0c Module 4 - Notifications: https://youtu.be/bc1oQVJb6W8 Blogpost with all videos, fully indexed: https://msunified.net/DigitalWellbeing 🛒Books and devices from my videos: https://amzn.to/3KWtgT7 Amazon Affiliate shopping list☝️ 🔔 Subscribe for more productivity tips: https://www.youtube.com/stalehansen?sub_confirmation=1 ✅ Recommended playlists: Microsoft 365 Productivity tips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6SeshpCxLFFmRLYmsuaUmaJihs4dWIsE Microsoft Teams devices: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6SeshpCxLFFdFbVIUzSYOwc2SspBr0It

  • Use a Scheduled Task to Rotate Passwords for...
    by Maurice Daly on 11/03/2022 at 16:13

    Introduction If you haven’t seen it yet, CloudLAPS is a community developed solution, maintained by Nickolaj Andersen from MSEndpointMgr including community members Thomas Kurth (@ThomasKurth_ch), Maurice Daly (@modaly_it) and Simon Wåhlin (@SimonWahlin) Proactive Remediations CloudLAPS is […]

  • Securing Windows MAM Only Access with Conditional...
    by Maurice Daly on 11/03/2022 at 13:00

    With more and more companies today allowing BYOD scenarios we need to consider all the potential security risks around this. Working primarily with larger enterprise customers I don’t usually get into the Windows MAM only area as devices are MDM onboarded, and recently a partner posed a question […]

  • Poly Sync 20 Unboxing/Review #MicrosoftTeams...
    by Alexander Holmeset on 11/03/2022 at 11:58

    Poly Sync 20: https://www.poly.com/us/en/products/phones/sync/sync-20 Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlexHolmeset Blog: https://alexholmeset.blog/ Music: www.bensound.com Audiotest Music: SWAY by tubebackr https://soundcloud.com/tubebackr Creative Commons — Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported — CC BY-ND 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/3hGnJn3 Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/LbdyDEu19UM

  • Procrastination Tip: Save good tweets for...
    by Ståle Hansen on 10/03/2022 at 23:27

    #Shorts #Procrastination #tips #MicrosoftToDo #Android #Productivity #LifeHack #DigitalWellbeing #motivation #Twitter 🛒Books and devices from my videos: https://amzn.to/3KWtgT7 Amazon Affiliate shopping list☝️ 🔔 Subscribe for more productivity tips: https://www.youtube.com/stalehansen?sub_confirmation=1 ✅ Recommended playlists: Microsoft 365 Productivity tips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6SeshpCxLFFmRLYmsuaUmaJihs4dWIsE Microsoft Teams devices: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6SeshpCxLFFdFbVIUzSYOwc2SspBr0It

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