This week Craig and Jay dig into the recent meeting enhancement updates. We’ve been talking about 7×7 video mode since Microsoft announced 3×3, and we’ve started to see the new 49-person mode in the wild. And then, seemingly out of nowhere, they released “together” mode. Other things we discussed included Cortana in the mobile app, a little more information on the Tasks app (joining Outlook Tasks, Planner, and more), and some updates on the Power Platform.
After Microsoft Build, last week, there wasn’t much news for Microsoft Teams, but we found enough to have a short conversation: 7UP (49 people in a 7×7 video grid) is official, but no release date was mentioned; Free Teams now get Meetings; Slack and AWS are going to partner to compete with Microsoft’s enterprise voice… Continue Reading →
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 →
This week Craig and Jay discuss custom backgrounds, breakout rooms, the Brady Bunch view of videos, how the NFL and NBA are partnering with Microsoft, the DOD’s new O365 tenant for Teams, and Google’s attempt at the virtual meeting space with Google Meet. Recorded April 17, 2020. Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Continue Reading →