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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

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

Makers make magic

9/8/2020
In this episode, Chris and Mark talk with Shane Young (Power Apps guru from PowerApps911) and Chris Kent (Office 365 Practice Lead at DMI) – *maker* magicians both – Shane, a Power Apps sorcerer, and Chris, a wizard of lists. Throughout the discussion, we learn how makers make, the approach to making, which tools, what techniques, and how you, too, can be a maker. Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post. Click here for a transcript of this episode. Resources and Info...

Duration:01:09:47

SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop August 2020

8/31/2020
August brought some nice innovations, some to help get back to school, some to help you stay more informed, with new ways to keep sharing and stay better connected. This month we discuss SharePoint site templates for Education, the retiring of SharePoint 2010 Workflows, accessing Visio as a tab within Teams, sharing of moved files, and more. Our guest is Lincoln DeMaris, a principal program manager on the SharePoint team focused on Microsoft Lists. We talk about the Lists roll out, how it...

Duration:00:32:15

Figuring it out with Bob

8/18/2020
We talk with Bob German, Cloud developer advocate at Microsoft, and friend of the community who consistently puts complex concepts into simple, meaningful terms. He is also a contributor of samples and ideas via GitHub and PnP. Using his blog posts as a guide, we cover the evolution of SharePoint as a modern development platform, alongside the approach to brand and customize SharePoint – to develop once and deploy into SharePoint and Microsoft Teams. You’ll gain clarity and numerous tips and...

Duration:01:14:21

Partner Edition: Fujitsu with guest customer Boys Hope Girls Hope

8/11/2020
In our fifth partner episode, we talk with Jeff Willinger (Digital Workplace Innovator and Microsoft MVP, Fujitsu) and his customer, Pete Schweiss (Data and Support Specialist, Boys Hope Girls Hope). BHGH is a not-for-profit helping academically capable and motivated children-in-need to meet their full potential. Fujitsu delivers innovative scanning solutions and services to streamline operations and overcome critical business productivity challenges. Click here for transcript of this...

Duration:00:51:13

SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop July 2020

7/31/2020
July 2020 brought many new features: a New Employee Onboarding Hub, Hub permissions for visitors, SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) support for SharePoint Server 2019 (GA), Microsoft Lists, Quick Edit improvements, Add to OneDrive, and more. Plus, we talk with John Sanders, a principal program manager on the SharePoint team focused on all things pages and web parts. We discuss improvements for page navigation and the continued focus on accessibility throughout the intranet. Click here for...

Duration:00:37:43

Tasks in Teams

7/28/2020
In this episode, Chris and Mark talk with Shin-Yi Lim (Senior PMM) and Howard Crow (Partner GPM) about Tasks in Teams. The new Tasks app brings a cohesive task management experience to Microsoft Teams, integrating personal tasks powered by Microsoft To Do and team tasks powered by Planner - all in one place. We dive into Microsoft tasks’ journey, task coherence, app integration, the use of AI, and the overall user experience. Click here for transcript of this episode. Click here for the...

Duration:00:53:09

A home for all your lists

7/21/2020
Microsoft Lists is a go! We talk with Harini Saladi (PM Lists home and templates) and her peer, Lyndsey Gill (lead designer on both home and the new list creation experience) about making Lists intuitive, friendly and consistent across the various locations where you can create lists - from Lists home, from within Teams and SharePoint - all with a consistent user experience for creating and using lists. Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post. Click here for a transcript of...

Duration:01:05:44

Prefrontal Project Cortex

7/14/2020
This episode is our update on Project Cortex – digging into the manage metadata service (MMS), classification and knowledge curation – to learn how you and your company will further the union between people, content, and work processes. Mark and Chris talk with CJ Tan and Sean Squires, principal program managers on the Cortex team in Microsoft 365 engineering. Click here for this episode's corresponding blog post. Click here for a transcript of this episode. Social and Info...

Duration:00:51:54

SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop June 2020

6/30/2020
June 2020 brought 100GB file uploads, Microsoft Search: Acronym Answers, site analytics updates, Quick Edit updates, a new default teal site theme, sharing links to block downloads of PDFs, images and audio, and more. Also this month, Mark talks with Cathy Dew, senior program manager and design expert managing user experiences across the whole of SharePoint - most recently aligning with and adopting to the Microsoft Fluent Design System, providing consistency throughout. Click here for the...

Duration:00:34:17