While Jay and I were speaking at 365 EduCon D.C., we were able to sit down with Jeremy Wood and talk about Teams in Government and how the US Government uses Teams. Jeremy Wood is a Federal IT implementer, strategist, and enthusiast specializing in complex business systems. His expertise and career spans infrastructure, service desk,… Continue Reading →
As agencies begin to transition to Microsoft Teams and other cloud collaboration systems, they must also start to answer some tough questions about the intersection between adoption, security, and collaboration. In this session, we will discuss some of the pitfalls agencies must consider and both native and third-party solutions to work around these potential roadblocks.
This Week in Teams, Olajumoke Toriola continues our Virtual African Road Trip with with her thoughts on mentorship and diversity, and then shares her experience in providing training focused on end-user needs, not simply capabilities.
This week on Buzzkill, Jay and Hunter discuss what it means to successfully roll out technology in today’s climate. We discuss traditional IT success criteria, budget and time, but then dig into adoption and value. We posit that a modern IT rollout must consider adoption and value across the entire project, from planning through implementation to training and metrics.
Slack is suing Microsoft, Google thinks Gmail is “the way”, Zoom is no longer leading live meeting usage, the NBA and Microsoft are “Together” Mode. And Microsoft Inpspire was last week.
Teams adoption is up nearly 100% in 4 weeks, while Zoom is backtracking its stats (and rapidly attempting to patch its flaws). Microsoft has pushed a LOT of features out in that time period (3×3 video, raised hands, background effects, and much more) and patched a previously unknown vulnerability. Also, Facebook and Google are trying… Continue Reading →
On the Spot is proud to announce our new podcast: Buzzkill! Buzzkill is all about the things nobody has time to talk about and the importance of them: Change Management, Governance, Information Architecture, Sustainable Adoption. There are TONS of things that IT organizations need to consider, but due to resource constraints, they rarely have the… Continue Reading →
In today’s On the SPOT News Brief, November 16, 2017, Jay Leask and Craig Jahnke discuss SPTechCon, Cognitive Services, Compliance and GDPR, Salesforce and Google, Kaspersky Software, and the great Redwood Forests.