Microsoft Teams vs Slack: Comparing the Two Giants

Microsoft Teams vs Slack: Comparing the Two Giants

The two made the news earlier in 2020 when Slack filed a competition complaint against Microsoft. The bulk of the report was about how Microsoft was “illegally tying” Teams to Office 365. The history between these two platforms runs deeper when a few years ago, Microsoft was thinking of buying the SaaS giant for about …

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Slack vs Yammer: What to Use for Team Communication

Slack vs Yammer: What to Use for Team Communication

Slack and Yammer are great communication apps. At first glance, both seem similar in terms of features and purpose. However, when you really get to know them, it’s easy to spot the differences. In fact, once you learn more about Slack and Yammer, you wouldn’t put them in one basket together again. Yes, the differences …

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How to Enable External Forwarding in Microsoft 365

How to Enable External Forwarding in Microsoft 365

A few weeks ago, I was experiencing problems with my helpdesk and I didn’t even know it. Apparently, Microsoft enabled this on every tenant. That’s why if you need mail to be forwarded, you have to enable external forwarding first in Microsoft 365. This setting was placed by default since most companies have restrictions over …

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How to Access SharePoint Online Data [With the Postman Tool]

How to Access SharePoint Online Data [With the Postman Tool]

It’s certainly possible to access SharePoint data using the postman tool and SharePoint REST API. This tutorial will teach you how to do that — though it may get a little technical. Rest assured, however, that you can straightaway follow the steps outlined in this guide. Although it’s not required, having a working knowledge about …

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SharePoint’s External Sharing vs Azure AD B2B Collaboration

Some users are confused about the difference between SharePoint’s external sharing and Azure AD B2B collaboration. When the SharePoint Online external sharing came into being, there were additional features introduced. Which is better of the two? Which is easier to use? To cut this long story short, it’s becoming apparent that using SharePoint’s external sharing …

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How to Download Multiple Files From SharePoint [Tutorial]

How to Download Multiple Files From SharePoint Online [Tutorial]

** This article is for SharePoint Online only ** Before SharePoint introduced the new experience, it was a bit hard downloading multiple files at once. That’s why if you haven’t modernized your SharePoint sites, you’re actually missing out on a lot of things. With the new user interface, downloading multiple files at once from SharePoint …

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Disable “More information required” MFA Prompt for Guests

If you’ve seen this image before then you may feel my pain. All employees and guests in my client’s Microsoft 365 tenant were getting this prompt. The client wanted to leave this on for employees but keep it disabled for guests. If this is something you want to do too, let me show you how …

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SharePoint Modern Pages: How to Transform Classic Sites

SharePoint Modern Pages: How to Transform Classic Sites

It’s been years since Microsoft rolled out modern pages in SharePoint. But it’s only recently that companies and organizations have started modernizing their classic sites — and this is where the problem lies. Transforming a SharePoint site that uses the old “classic” user interface design to the modern experience requires a little bit of technical …

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Office 365 Profile Picture Not Displayed Inside SharePoint Online Webparts

From time to time you may notice that SharePoint Online does not display updated user photos in webparts. You may see or experience something like this: Profile picture displayed in Office 365 Suite Bar: Yes Profile picture displayed in Office Delve: Yes Profile picture displayed in Outlook on the Web: Yes Profile picture displayed in …

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Migrating from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

On August 2, 2019 Microsoft officially announced the end of life for Skype for Business. The end of life program will conclude on July 31, 2021. When the program concludes, the integration of Skype for Business with third-party audio conferencing providers will stop working and the following changes will be observed on that date (July …

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