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Impressions of Microsoft Ignite 2017

It was a busy week! Ignite is the largest and leading event for IT-Professionals and Decision-Makers in the Microsoft universe. This year, the conference took place in Orlando, Florida, from 25th to 29th September. With approximately 30,000 attendees and about 700 breakout, a lot of theater-sessions  a large expo and a lot of networking this event was … big #dataoverflow. See my personal impressions here.

Provisioning an Office 365 group with an approval flow and Azure functions-part 3

This article describes the workflow for the group provisioning process by using the Azure function from part two in combination with PowerApps, SharePoint Online and Flow to enable a good user experience. Technically, we already have the toolset with the ProvisionGroup function. Now let’s create the rest.

Provisioning an Office 365 group with an approval flow and Azure functions-part 1

Office 365 groups span over various Office 365 services and provide a great way for collaborating. By default, every user can create an Office 365 group. While self-service is a good thing and many businesses adopted into that direction, some companies still prefer the controlled approach. In real world environments, organizations usually want to restrict the group provisioning so that IT can control the wild growth of groups. This article series shows how to create an Office 365 group with an attached approval process with SharePoint Online, Flow and Azure functions. See how this works here!

Delegate365 and the Exchange issue update

In the last days, some customers of Delegate365 experienced a warning in the Delegate365 portal that informed about the failing communication to Exchange Online. This issue was caused by the Microsoft Exchange Online PowerShell endpoint. We are glad to announce that this issue should be fixed soon.

How the five tech giants make their billions

This May, the visualcapitalist website published interesting numbers about the Market Cap, revenue and earnings of Apple, Alphabet (Google), Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook. See the charts with the business values of 2016 at "Here's how 5 Tech giants make their billions - comparing the revenue streams of the five largest tech companies."

Martina Grom speaking at Microsoft Ignite 2017

We are delighted to announce that our CEO, Martina Grom, will be speaker at this year’s Microsoft Ignite conference. Ignite is Microsoft’s largest IT conference that will take place from September 25 - 29, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Ignite will offer about 700+ sessions, insights and roadmaps from industry leaders, and deep dives and live demos on the products you use every day. See more here.

Why we moved away from Exchange distribution groups to Office 365 groups

A very simple use case let us give up our Distribution lists. This article discusses why and how we did it and delivers tips how to improve your experience with Office 365 groups.
How can you replace old” distribution groups from a synced environment with new” Office 365 groups? And how to add, delete or modify email addresses to an Office 365 group? This article shows the steps.