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All About 365 with Jay and Steve

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The All About 365 podcast, with Steve Goodman and Jason Wynn chatting over a coffee about Microsoft 365, including Office 365, Teams, Skype, Exchange, SharePoint, Windows, Security and much more...


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The All About 365 podcast, with Steve Goodman and Jason Wynn chatting over a coffee about Microsoft 365, including Office 365, Teams, Skype, Exchange, SharePoint, Windows, Security and much more...






Episode 52 - Back To The Office Part Two

On the show today, Jay and Steve discuss hybrid work, and return to the office (again!) - including: · Is there a push to return to the office? · Question for listeners: Did you really digitally transform? · Is Hybrid work a technology or business problem? · Overcoming the business issues · Technology needed to support Return to the Office · Hybrid working and why it’s so important


Episode 51 - It's All About the User Experience with a deep-dive into Microsoft 365 performance with Gary Steere

In the latest show, Steve and Jay talk to Microsoft Master and CEO of Perfrax, Gary Steere, to talk about user experience monitoring in Microsoft 365. Gary's spent countless hours examining how to monitor Microsoft services from the outside in, and has a deep understanding of how Microsoft 365 hooks together. On the show, he shares his knowledge and experience with us to understand why you'd monitor Microsoft's services, what you can glean by using the built-in reporting and how to monitor...


Episode 50 - Securing Microsoft 365 from attacks

In today's show, Michael van Horenbeeck, Microsoft MVP, joins Steve and Jay to discuss Microsoft 365 security. Michael discusses his book on the topic and we learn about the biggest risks to information security that organizations face today, how to begin securing against threats in your Microsoft 365 tenant, and how to monitor and manage threats.


Episode 49 - What's new in tenant to tenant migrations?

In this week's episode, we're joined by Mike Weaver from Quadrotech to talk about the new Teams APIs available, and to hear about the new Exchange native tenant to tenant tools work in the real world. We also hear about how tenant migrations have changed and a remote workforce is driving more automation.


Episode 48 - How to move from Hybrid Voice and CCE to Teams Direct Routing

In this episode, Steve and Jay meet up to discuss the impending retirement of Skype for Business Online, and what that means for CCE and Skype for Business Hybrid. Steve quizzes Jay to find out how smaller and larger businesses in different scenarios should approach moving their voice systems to the cloud


Episode 47 - Do you need to backup Microsoft 365?

In this week's episode, Steve and Jay are back recording in person and discussing a topic that comes up regularly in Office 365 discussions. Do you need to backup? Things have moved on since we last discussed this on the show and we'll cover some of the reasons why you might need backups, mitigations built into the service and how to look at some of the claims made by backup vendors eager to sell their services.


Episode 46 - How do you secure data in Office 365?

In this episode we talk about the various ways to secure data in Office 365 - using Microsoft 365 tools. In the show we talk about AIP, MIP, Azure RMS and the associated tech you can use to keep content secure - and when to use it.


Episode 45 - How do you level-up Microsoft Teams to include Meeting Rooms and Voice

In this episode we consider what your next steps with voice and meetings should be if you've implemented Teams rapidly, or have implemented primarily for PC to PC & mobile calling and meetings and want to go to the next level. We discuss:


Episode 44 - All About Power Apps with Chris O'Brien

On the show today, MVP Chris O'Brien joins us to discuss Power Apps. We cover topics including:


Episode 43 - How to gain insights into Teams performance for remote workers

In the latest episode, Steve and Jay are joined by GSX's Jean-François Piot to discuss how to gain insights into the type of issues remote workers might have when using Teams and Microsoft 365 away from the the office. In the show we discuss:


Episode 42 - Teams Consultant Tips for Working from Quarantine

The show this week comes from quarantine, and the first time Jay and Steve haven't been able to meet up in person for a coffee and chat to record. We've been working with Teams since it's preview release and have needed to switch gear to consulting with clients remotely over the last few weeks. In the show we share how we've been coping, how to help your colleagues, our tips for running remote consultations and workshops, the best devices to use and what we've seen work well to keep your...


Episode 41- Whats new in Exchange with Greg Taylor

In this week's show we're joined by Greg Taylor, Exchange Product Director at Microsoft. In the show we talk about Exchange Online and Exchange On-Premises and cover the following topics and more...


Episode 40 - Before and after migrating - what should you consider?

In today's episode, Mike Weaver and Doug Davis from Quadrotech join us to discuss what happens before and after you migrate to Microsoft 365. Topics include:


Episode 39 - How to help First Line workers adopt Teams with Vesa Nopanen

In this week's episode, Jay and Steve are joined by MVP Vesa Nopanen to talk about First Line workers and Microsoft Teams. We discuss:


Episode 38 - Accelerating Teams Enablement with Sean Wilson

In this episode Steve and Jay are joined by Microsoft's Sean Wilson, to discuss how to accelerate your enablement of Microsoft Teams. In this show we talk about


Episode 37 - Hello, can you hear me now? Using Microsoft Teams Advanced Call Quality Dashboard

In episode 37, Steve and Jay get together at Microsoft Ignite to discuss the CQDv3 - the Advanced Call Quality Dashboard and why you should be using it with your Microsoft Teams deployment. In the show we ask -


Episode 36 - How Microsoft IT moved to Teams Only Mode

In Episode 36, Steve and Jay talk to Petra Thomas, Emily Kirby and Lesley Montgomery from Microsoft IT about their move to Teams Only mode from Skype and Teams Islands mode for over 200,000 people. We cover what Teams only mode is - and why you should consider moving to it, the challenges Microsoft encountered with their own move and what we can learn from their approach.


Episode 35 - Teams Cloud Video Interop & Direct Guest Join with Microsoft & Poly

On the show today, we're joined by Ilya Bukshteyn from Microsoft and Adam Jacobs from Poly to talk about new features announced at Microsoft Ignite - Cloud Video interop and Direct Guest Join. Listen to the show to find out a bit of the history behind where we are today, where the future is headed, what the experience is going to be and much more.


Episode 34 - Under the hood with Private Channels in Microsoft Teams

This time on All About 365, Steve and Jay are talking about a long-awaited feature in Microsoft Teams - Private Channels. In the show today, we go beyond the basics and talk about - - What similar functionality is in Microsoft Teams and where does Private Channels fit in - Why do people want Private Channels at all? - How does it work under the hood? - What challenges might you need to consider? And much more...


Episode 33 - Teams migrations, Ignite 2019 and more with Tony Redmond

On the show today, Steve and Jay are joined by legendary Microsoft MVP Tony Redmond to talk about Teams migrations, the state of tenant to tenant moves, compliance in Microsoft 365, predictions for Microsoft Ignite 2019 - and of course we have a few laughs along the way!