• Microsoft Roadmap Roundup

    Microsoft Roadmap Roundup

    This podcast has ended. After three years and 248 episodes, Microsoft Roadmap Roundup comes to an end. Three seasons. German and English alike. Thank you for all your support. If you want me to create a new season, let me know in the comments or reach out on social. Stream My Podcast If you want to stream an episode from one of the seasons, you can. Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Overcast, Google Podcasts, Radio Public, Anchor, and Pocket Casts. Season 3 Episode 47 | December 12th – December 18th Season 3 Episode 46 | December 5th – December 11th Season

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  • Ignite 2022 Summary – Re-energize your workforce

    Ignite 2022 Summary – Re-energize your workforce

    My summary from the Re-energize your workforce session with Jared Spataro is here. If you have never watched a session from Jared, I highly recommend you do. Also, this session only takes you 20-minutes to watch, and as Jared said: You can’t inspire a 2022 workforce with 2019 leadership. First, the session touched on Productivity Paranoia and how clearly the data shows how leaders worry about productive people at work. The second starting point was about why you now come into the office? Well, for 85%, it is clear they come in for you! And the third topic in less than the first 2 minutes was what

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  • Outlook Calendar Board View: Explained

    Outlook Calendar Board View: Explained

    To start explaining the Outlook calendar board view, we need to take a look into the history of this solution. A few years ago we came to notice something called Project Moca. As Microsoft has “boss-mode” activated for renaming products, we saw the next evolution on that with Outlook Spaces and now, the final product is called Outlook Calendar Board view. To be honest, I think Outlook boards would be enough but hey, who am I to judge, right? If someone is asking, what is Outlook Boards? I would answer: It is an infinite canvas where you can bring content

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  • Time to start moving

    Time to start moving

    Skype for Business Online will be retiring on July 31, 2021. Microsoft Teams will be the future, but how do you keep track on the latest updates? Rethink productivity, streamline business processes, and protect the business with Microsoft 365. What a great sentence right? Just get Microsoft 365 and all your problems are gone like magic 🙂 You probably know that this is not the case and especially if you are using Skype for Business Online. The transition from Skype to Teams is a crazy journey and you need some visability into the roadmap of Microsoft Teams. I’m glad Microsoft

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  • Ignite 2019 Security Summary

    Ignite 2019 Security Summary

    It is never too late for a security summary, right? That’s what I thought as well and as my brand name implies “Don’t be afraid of IT” = afraIT, security comes to mind. So let’s see what Microsoft is up to and how we can benefit from those features. Therefore, I will cover in this article the session Microsoft Security for your entire environment from this years Microsoft Ignite conference. It was the Security Opener Session and if you want to watch the session, you are able to do so here. This session was presented by Rob Lefferts (Corporate Vice

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  • Ignite 2019 SharePoint Summary

    Ignite 2019 SharePoint Summary

    Let’s face it, Microsoft Ignite is the conference which get’s us excited but also sometimes a little bit overwhelmed. That’s what this article is for. I will show you my favorite parts so far mainly from the Office 365 space like SharePoint and collaboration services. This article is a summary from Jeff Teper’s session called “The latest innovations in SharePoint, OneDrive, and Office for content collaboration in Microsoft 365” which is now also available on demand here. I highly recommend you tune in. You find also in the article timestamps from the video if you just want to watch a

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  • User Activity Based O365 Group Renewal (DE/EN)

    User Activity Based O365 Group Renewal (DE/EN)

    Managing an Office 365 Group wasn’t the easiest task so far, but with user activity based renewal, we’re heading into the right direction. Microsoft has listened to us (the community) and offers now a new feature where we can give more power to our users. That’s also what their slogan is all about, right? In this article the English version is the first, but below that, you’ll find the German version. If you are interested in my series about “A Modern Internet” (In Hogwarts-Style), you can check that out here! So what is it? Well, let’s answer it with an

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  • Take care of your digital environment

    Take care of your digital environment

    This is the concept for a handout / infographic / one-pager regarding your digital environment. Take care of it, there are many easy tips you can use, to make it better! You can download the high resolution files below as JPG and PDF file. In addition, I’m able to share the Figma file with you if needed. You find my all my flyers / one-pagers / infographics on my dedicated infographic page. The direct link to learn more about the Azure identity secure score is: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/active-directory/fundamentals/identity-secure-score I hope this flyer makes you more aware of your digital environment and you

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  • What is in your bag, Microsoft 365?

    What is in your bag, Microsoft 365?

    This is my concept for a flyer / handout regarding Microsoft 365 for your end users. You can download the high resolution files below as JPG, PDF and PNG file. In addition, I’m able to share the Figma file with you if needed. You find my all my flyers / one-pagers / infographics on my dedicated infographic page. Hope this can help you out. Until the next one, don’t be afraIT.

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  • Mastering common challenges in Office 365 – Part 11: Microsoft Search (en)

    Mastering common challenges in Office 365 – Part 11: Microsoft Search (en)

    I asked you guys if you are interested in a post about the new introduced Microsoft Search functions. This is the article for that 🙂 But first things first, there is a full video version available on YouTube. Check it out if you want to watch and listen, instead of “just” reading. This time only one video so you can relax and lay back while watching and listening to the article. You can of course also check out my other articles or my dedicated blog series pages if you haven’t already. As all of my articles in the Mastering Office

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