This past week I, along with a few of the community's most vocal members, kicked off our first virtual, monthly, panel. Each month we will review government-specific news, looking at updates to the GCC, GCC-H, and DOD environments for Office 365 and the Azure Government platform. We will bring in subject matter experts from Microsoft, government agencies, and supporting consultants and contractors to discuss topics that matter to the users of these environments. We will spotlight government-focused community events. And we will do our best to spotlight where documentation, features, vendors, and government are helping to further the community and technology available to them. My monthly cohosts include
Today Christian Buckley kicked off 2021 with the first TweetJam of the year discussing community management and governance. If you've never participated in a TweetJam, it's intense. 50-70 panelists take a list of 7 questions and discuss in a feeding frenzy I can only equate to throwing chum into shark-infested waters. It's glorious! This post includes my and some of my favorite responses to the 7 questions posed during this TweetJam. Check it out!
In this article, Jay and his co-author kick off a series looking at the collaboration needs of the United States Department of Defense and how they can create a Modern Workplace environment as their temporary work-from-home environment expires.
In this article, Jay discusses how Shifts for Teams in the GCC enables the government from community-owned pools to national parks and intelligence analysts.
In this article, Jay discusses the capabilities and limitations of sharing content with external users within Microsoft Teams: External Access, Guest Access, and External Sharing (for SharePoint only).
Click through to read how ORNL used Microsoft Teams to modernize their communications, collaboration, and meetings infrastructure, enabling end users to be successful in the face of the unexpected difficulties of COVID19.
Within this article, Jay details how Microsoft Team provides the technology to successfully enable employees to work from home during these unprecedented times.
In this article Jay uses AvePoint's Cloud Governance tool and the MyHub app as an example of how one can balance control and compliance against enabling tech intensity.
In this article, Jay details the following 5 tips you can do for your roll-out to ensure your users are able to get the most out of Microsoft Teams: 1. Map and Understand Your Information 2. Implement a Classification Schema 3. Assign Actions to Terms and Deploy Across Office 365 4. Streamline the User Experience 5. Maintain Compliance and Integrity
Jay is a Solutions Architect with AvePoint Public Sector (APS). In his role, he has to operate as a strategic lead across all pre-sale’s opportunities. He leverages Microsoft Teams daily to coordinate with the entire Public Sector organization. If anyone knows how to keep a conversation thread going, it’s this guy! For part five of this series, let’s see how Jay has assisted APS in the continuous adoption of Microsoft Teams.