Speaking @ SUG-DC: Modernizing Gov IT and Securing Collaboration in M365

This past week I spoke at the SharePoint User Group DC (virtually) about collaboration and security in M365. There's a lot of question about how do we enable collaboration in highly regulated industries, from Federal, State, and Local governments, to systems integrators and the Defense Industrial Base. In these spaces, we see a lot of concern over data access for foreign citizens, contractors, US & European citizens data, and general concern over highly sensitive information. I have spent a lot of time evaluating native capabilties for M365 with customers, which specialize in openness and sharing, and where 3rd party tools or HEAVY configuration and custom apps (such as Power Platform) are needed. Especially when it comes to external users and Guest Access. In this presentation, I use the AvePoint Cloud Governance platform as an example of the types of things you should do to ensure your data is secure.

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The Ultimate Guide to External Sharing with Microsoft Teams

The Ultimate Guide to External Sharing with Microsoft Teams
Collaboration and External Sharing with Microsoft Teams

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).

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5 Best Practices for Microsoft Teams and Information Management

5 Best Practices for Microsoft Teams and Information Management
Information Management for Microsoft Teams

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

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Microsoft Teams Best Practices from AvePoint Public Sector (My Teams #5)

Microsoft Teams Best Practices from AvePoint Public Sector (My Teams #5)
People sitting at a table with Microsoft 365

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.

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