Category Archives: Office 365

Microsoft Patches Gif Vulnerability in Teams

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Microsoft Patches Gif Vulnerability in Teams Microsoft is incredibly proud of its Teams application and the adoption it has seen during the past few weeks. The communication tool has become a cornerstone of Office and the company continues to invest heavily in its long-term success. So when a vulnerability is...

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  • April 26, 2020

MS Teams PowerPoint Tip

I found the great MS Teams tip for new users.  If you have ever tried to use a PowerPoint presentation in a MS teams meeting you will love this tip. How to use PowerPoint Presenter Mode in a Teams sharing session.     Thanks Karl Kocar for the video.

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  • April 13, 2020

Modernizing SharePoint Managed Metadata Services (MMS)

We have completed several SharePoint projects for our clients.  From our experience we have found two broad categories of SharePoint users, those that have simply dumped their data in SharePoint and continue to work they way they always have with their previous on premise server.   For these clients we...

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  • April 9, 2020

Microsoft Teams is it secure?

With the recent explosion of Video conferencing usage due to the Covid-19 outbreak causing the sudden increase in remote workers.  Video conferencing has become a hot topic, almost as hot as the discovery of some very serious security flaws in one of the more popular video conferencing systems Zoom....

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  • January 28, 2020

Every Possible Reason to Migrate to Windows Server 2019, in a Nut-Shell

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It is not often that the IT infrastructure is even touched, due to the disruption caused by such projects. This sometimes leaves hardware deployed for decades. With Windows Server 2016 being relatively young, one would question the need to change to Server 2019 – we might have the answers...

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New Feature: Enhanced scheduling experience in Teams

Microsoft is updating Teams with an enhanced scheduling experience. The feature will be rolled out in mid-February 2020. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 54364. How does this affect you Microsoft are replacing the existing scheduling form with a new form that retains all existing scheduling...

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  • December 2, 2019

Essential Settings for EOP and Office 365 ATP security

Techtron has been migrating to and managing Office 365 enviroments for some time now.  One of the most common scenarios we find is companies have left many of the security features set to default, which according to Microsoft and other leading experts is not recomended.  These settings are often...

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  • November 29, 2019

The Latest Office 365 Editions: What Business Owners Need to Know

Just a month after Microsoft launched its new subscription-based Office 365 Home Premium for individual users, the company rolled out a major update to Office 365 for enterprise users, too. As with any major tech release, Microsoft has had its fair share of supporters and detractors. Most of the...

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  • October 19, 2019

What are the Differences Between Azure Active Directory and Azure Active Directory Domain Services?

Some of the most commonly asked questionsI asked are around tradational on premise Active Directory and Azure AD services and the differences between all the flavours available to them when adopting a hybrid posture. More specifically, what are the difference between: Azure Active Directory (AAD) Azure Active Directory Domain Services (AADDS)...

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