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The Intrazone by Microsoft

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The Intrazone, a show about the Microsoft 365 intelligent intranet. This show takes you into the building blocks of your Microsoft 365 intranet. It's about how SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, Yammer and more fit into your everyday work life – with the goal being to share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork throughout your organization. Hosted by the Microsoft 365 team, along with special guests and experts from both behind the scenes and out in the field, the show covers current news in Microsoft 365, common FAQs from users and partners, highlighted apps, best practices, and upcoming events. Transcripts provided with each episode.

The Intrazone, a show about the Microsoft 365 intelligent intranet. This show takes you into the building blocks of your Microsoft 365 intranet. It's about how SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, Yammer and more fit into your everyday work life – with the goal being to share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork throughout your organization. Hosted by the Microsoft 365 team, along with special guests and experts from both behind the scenes and out in the field, the show covers current news in Microsoft 365, common FAQs from users and partners, highlighted apps, best practices, and upcoming events. Transcripts provided with each episode.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Intrazone, a show about the Microsoft 365 intelligent intranet. This show takes you into the building blocks of your Microsoft 365 intranet. It's about how SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, Yammer and more fit into your everyday work life – with the goal being to share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork throughout your organization. Hosted by the Microsoft 365 team, along with special guests and experts from both behind the scenes and out in the field, the show covers current news in Microsoft 365, common FAQs from users and partners, highlighted apps, best practices, and upcoming events. Transcripts provided with each episode.

Twitter:

@SharePoint

Language:

English


Episodes

A portal's journey: MSW

4/13/2021
In this episode, Chris and Mark talk with Sam Crewdson (senior program manager, Microsoft) about his role managing Microsoft Web (MSW) on SharePoint. MSW is Microsoft's internal company portal, built for its 163,000 full-time employees. We discuss MSW over time - from on-premises to the cloud, from classic to modern, establishing it as a home site, and now its role within Microsoft Viva Connections inside of Microsoft Teams. Lots of learning and insight from over the years across UX,...

Duration:00:57:23

SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop March 2021

3/31/2021
March 2021 brought some great new offerings: Microsoft Viva Connections, SharePoint app bar, Focus mode for SharePoint pages and news, images in SharePoint Events web part, SharePoint page analytics, Integrate menu for Microsoft Lists, Graph-based people picker for Person columns, Box migration into Microsoft 365, guest access in Yammer, and more. We also hear from Melissa Torres, principal program manager, about the new SharePoint app bar, what it is and its new role in Microsoft Viva...

Duration:00:29:26

SharePoint: 20 years young

3/27/2021
We talk with some of the people that built SharePoint and shaped it into what it is today. We’ll hear from SharePoint’s captain, Jeff Teper, taking us back to the days before SharePoint had a name: Project Tahoe. Other guests include some of the earliest members of the engineering team: Lauren Antonoff who led program management in the early connections to Office, Rob Lefferts who helped define document management, Adam Harmetz who rooted much of its ECM foundation, Bjørn Olstad who joined...

Duration:00:45:46

Fantasy Productivity: Adopting (Microsoft) Teams

3/9/2021
In this episode, Chris and Mark talk with Stephanie Donahue (President and Co-founder, PAIT Group) and Dux Raymond Sy (Chief Brand Officer, AvePoint) – both Microsoft MVPs – about building your employee adoption drafting plan from a Microsoft Teams deployment perspective. We learn about their best practices and insights on how Microsoft Teams can help you be successful – from pilot to production. Tune in and turbocharge your Microsoft Teams adoption. Click here for this episode's...

Duration:00:45:01

SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop February 2021

3/1/2021
February 2021 brought some great new offerings: Microsoft Viva Topics (GA), SharePoint web part toolbox updates, Lightbox for images, Quick Links web part audience targeting, SharePoint portal launcher scheduler, Microsoft Lists: Number column updates, the Managed Metadata column, Microsoft Search in classic SharePoint sites, and more. We chat with Naomi Moneypenny, principal PM manager at Microsoft focused on building new capabilities in advanced content, knowledge, and search experiences...

Duration:00:40:11

Drag and drop: Outlook to SharePoint

2/16/2021
Drag and drop emails and attachments from Outlook into SharePoint, without leaving Outlook. We talk with Microsoft partner harmon.ie, along with their customer, Bosch. We'll highlight their solution for how emails and attachments are now saved to SharePoint - readily available for future audits and e-discovery. The combined SharePoint plus harmon.ie solution helps Bosch manage millions of daily emails, including active business records that need to be accessed, shared, and worked on by...

Duration:00:49:42

Viva Las Microsoft with Jared Spataro

2/4/2021
In this episode, Chris McNulty and Mark Kashman talk with Jared Spataro (CVP | Microsoft) about the new service offering, Microsoft Viva and it’s four main components: Connections, Insights, Learnings and Topics. Viva is an employee experience platform (EXP) designed around empowering people and teams to be their best. After listening to Jared, visit the main Viva landing page to learn more: https://aka.ms/Viva. Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post. Speakers: Jared...

Duration:00:44:20

SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop January 2021

2/1/2021
January 2021 brought a lot of new tech: Yammer notifications in Teams, inclusive Yammer reactions, OneDrive settings in SharePoint admin center, 250GB file uploads, Microsoft Lists app for iOS, Lists rules, Lists forms customization, and more. We, too, get a bonus chat with Dan Holme, principal product manager lead on the Yammer and Groups team, about his recent career move, new Yammer tech and his new life in Arizona. Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post. Resource and...

Duration:00:30:48

Making risk less risky

1/19/2021
In this episode, Chris McNulty and Mark Kashman talk with Martina Grom (Co-founder, atwork and Microsoft MVP/RD) and Christophe Fiessinger (Principal program manager, Microsoft) about the role governance plays in regards to information and communication compliance. We dig into compliance strategy, technology like Microsoft 365 Compliance Manager, DLP, sharing, and more – with a nice dose of proven tips and tricks from two subject matter experts who know how to navigate the risky waters of...

Duration:00:50:46

How Millennium SG established a self-maintaining intranet with Circle T

1/5/2021
We talk with Microsoft partner Circle T, along with their customer, Millennium Services Group. You'll hear about Millennium’s self-maintaining intranet strategy, including integration into Microsoft Teams – establishing an “enterprise knowledge platform.” We also learn about their policy center that helps “reduce time to content.” Millennium is interested in SharePoint Syntex to improve insider risk management and communication compliance. The goal to have an intranet that serves both...

Duration:00:50:11

SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop December 2020

12/30/2020
December 2020 brought many new offerings: SharePoint site header updates, send pages to Yammer, “SharePoint Success” site template, add Microsoft Teams to SharePoint team sites update (aka, Teamify), Microsoft Lists adoption center, Microsoft Graph Toolkit v2.0, and more. We share an exclusive chat with Tejas Mehta, principal program manager on the SharePoint team who owns content services integration work with Microsoft Teams. And Mark recaps The Intrazone's top episodes of 2020. Click...

Duration:00:43:51

SharePoint drives me crazy!

12/8/2020
Chris and Mark talk with Joanne Klein, Ruven Gotz and Daniel Glenn about what sent them to the SharePoint crazy farm, and back. You’ll hear their stories of tech-driven insanity, and why they've stuck with SharePoint through the years. Lessons learned promoted best practices and insights on a product that’s matured as a service year over year. Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post. View the transcript of this episode. Resources and Info Links: SharePoint Facebook |...

Duration:01:05:12

SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop November 2020

11/30/2020
Mark talks with Dag Eidesen, principal program manager on the Microsoft Search team who recently helped design and deliver the new SharePoint "My Feed" web part. November 2020 brought a lot more innovation: SharePoint site performance page, Lists undo and redo, at-a-glance and key points in sharing emails, an updated SharePoint tab app in Teams, new Microsoft Graph connectors, and more. Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post and resource outline. Resource and Info...

Duration:00:29:34

Migrations from 'A' to better

11/17/2020
Chris and Mark dig into the breadth of SharePoint at Stanley Black & Decker over the last 15 years. We then delve into their recent success working with partner, Verinon, moving 9TB of content from OpenText Documentum eRoom to SharePoint in Microsoft 365. The result being updated and advanced productivity for their 9,400 users on this content, now more aligned with much of their active content. Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post. Resources and Info Links: SharePoint |...

Duration:00:48:28

IT for the SMB

11/10/2020
Chris and Mark talk with Jon Orton, Director of Microsoft 365 marketing focused on our small and medium business outreach. Throughout the discussion, we talk with Jon about the strains of COVID-19, offers from Microsoft to help ease change, and recent innovation for small and medium-sized businesses with up to 300 employees. Microsoft 365 Business is the IT for SMB, built to deliver the tools and security businesses need in a single, simple-to-manage product. The outcome, a means to run and...

Duration:00:56:47

SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop October 2020

10/30/2020
In the spirit of Halloween, the Ghost of Roadmap Past shall be your guide – helping you to avoid becoming a Roadmap Scrooge. October 2020 brought some great new offerings: SharePoint Syntex, Organization Chart web part, new IT controls for Microsoft Lists, Microsoft Lists – commenting, OneDrive widget for iPhone, Task in Teams GA, and more. Warning: this episode is “ghostly-spirited" at times – all to help answer, "What rolled out to SharePoint and related technologies in Microsoft 365...

Duration:00:24:20

Partner Edition: Rightpoint with customer Grant Thornton

10/20/2020
Mark and Chris talk with Microsoft partner Mark and Chris talk with Microsoft partner Rightpoint, along with Rightpoint customer, Grant Thornton. You'll hear about various successes resulting from numerous integration points across the Microsoft 365 suite. With SharePoint as their intranet base, Grant Thornton uses the Power Platform, Stream, Yammer and Power BI – along with programmatic approach to custom development and governance. Grant Thornton helped establish their modern intranet as a...

Duration:00:48:32

Partner Edition: Creospark with guest customer Special Olympics Canada

10/6/2020
On this next episode of our Microsoft Partner series of the Intrazone. Mark and Chris talk with our partner Noorez Khamis from Creospark, along with Denise Strong, Director of Information at the Special Olympics Canada - a Creospark customer. The discussion centers around Special Olympics' need to further centralize and organize in a single, digital location. We focus on their extranet, moving away from Dropbox, and streamlining content and conversation from headquarters to branch office –...

Duration:00:39:52

SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop September 2020

10/1/2020
September brought the ability to manage the duration of external guests' access, Microsoft Search plus Power BI, an updated list creation experience in SharePoint, Microsoft Lists calendar and gallery views, Quick Edit becomes “Edit in grid view," Yammer reactions, and more. Mark talks with Ankita Kirti, product marketing manager at Microsoft, who leads OneDrive marketing and is one of the co-hosts on the excellent podcast Sync Up. They discuss “Add to OneDrive” and several Ignite 2020...

Duration:00:39:27

Ignite news with Omar Shahine

9/22/2020
Microsoft Ignite 2020 is upon us. We’ve got a front-row seat with Omar Shahine, VP of OneDrive and SharePoint Program Management. Omar discusses the recent back-to-school surge, Ignite updates for Project Cortex, Microsoft Lists, Microsoft Stream, new SharePoint innovation in Microsoft Teams, the Leadership Connection site offering, OneDrive sync reports, and more. We round it all off hearing how he and his team take an overall design approach that best provides for consumers in the...

Duration:00:57:42