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Education: SharePoint and Microsoft Teams in the classroom

The Intrazone by Microsoft

Release Date: 10/15/2019

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The Intrazone by Microsoft

Microsoft Ignite 2020 is upon us. We’ve got a front-row seat with Omar Shahine, VP of OneDrive and SharePoint Program Management. Omar discusses the recent back-to-school surge, Ignite updates for Project Cortex, Microsoft Lists, Microsoft Stream, new SharePoint innovation in Microsoft Teams, the Leadership Connection site offering, OneDrive sync reports, and more. We also learn how he and his team take an overall design approach that best provides for consumers in the commercial space.

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The Intrazone by Microsoft

In this episode, Chris and Mark talk with Shane Young (Power Apps guru from PowerApps911) and Chris Kent (Office 365 Practice Lead at DMI) – *maker* magicians both – Shane, a Power Apps sorcerer, and Chris, a wizard of lists. Throughout the discussion, we learn how makers make, the approach to making, which tools, what techniques, and how you, too, can be a maker.

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The Intrazone by Microsoft

August brought some nice innovations, some to help get back to school, some to help you stay more informed, with new ways to keep sharing and stay better connected. This month we discuss SharePoint site templates for Education, the retiring of SharePoint 2010 Workflows, accessing Visio as a tab within Teams, and more. Our guest is Lincoln DeMaris, a principal program manager on the SharePoint team focused on Microsoft Lists. We talk about the Lists roll out, the early feedback, and some common questions.

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The Intrazone by Microsoft

We talk with Bob German, Cloud developer advocate at Microsoft, and friend of the community who consistently puts complex concepts into simple, meaningful terms. He is also a contributor of samples and ideas via GitHub and PnP. Using his blog posts as a guide, we cover the evolution of SharePoint as a modern development platform, alongside the approach to brand and customize SharePoint – to develop once and deploy into SharePoint and Microsoft Teams. You’ll gain clarity, tips and tricks along the way.

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In our fifth partner episode, we talk with Jeff Willinger (Digital Workplace Innovator and Microsoft MVP, Fujitsu) and his customer, Pete Schweiss (Data and Support Specialist, Boys Hope Girls Hope). BHGH is a not-for-profit helping academically capable and motivated children-in-need to meet their full potential. Fujitsu delivers innovative scanning solutions and services to streamline operations and overcome critical business productivity challenges.

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The Intrazone by Microsoft

July 2020 brought many new features: a New Employee Onboarding Hub, Hub permissions for visitors, SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) support for SharePoint Server 2019 (GA), Microsoft Lists, Quick Edit improvements, Add to OneDrive, and more. Plus, we talk with John Sanders, a principal program manager on the SharePoint team focused on all things pages and web parts. We discuss improvements for page navigation and the continued focus on accessibility throughout the intranet.

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The Intrazone by Microsoft

In this episode, Chris and Mark talk with Shin-Yi Lim (Senior PMM) and Howard Crow (Partner GPM) about Tasks in Teams. The new Tasks app brings a cohesive task management experience to Microsoft Teams, integrating personal tasks powered by Microsoft To Do and team tasks powered by Planner - all in one place. We dive into Microsoft tasks’ journey, task coherence, app integration, the use of AI, and the overall user experience.

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The Intrazone by Microsoft

Microsoft Lists is a go! We talk with Harini Saladi (PM Lists home and templates) and her peer, Lyndsey Gill (lead designer on both home and the new list creation experience) about making Lists intuitive, friendly and consistent across the various locations where you can create lists - from Lists home, from within Teams and SharePoint - all with a consistent user experience for creating and using lists.

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The Intrazone by Microsoft

This episode is our update on Project Cortex – digging into the manage metadata service (MMS), classification and knowledge curation – to learn how you and your company will further the union between people, content, and work processes. Mark and Chris talk with CJ Tan and Sean Squires, principal program managers on the Cortex team in Microsoft 365 engineering.

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The Intrazone by Microsoft

June 2020 brought 100GB file uploads, Microsoft Search: Acronym Answers, site analytics updates, Quick Edit updates, a new default teal site theme, sharing links to block downloads of PDFs, images and audio, and more. Also this month, Mark talks with Cathy Dew, senior program manager and design expert managing user experiences across the whole of SharePoint - most recently aligning with and adopting to the Microsoft Fluent Design System, providing consistency throughout.

More Episodes

We talk with Office 365 for Education customers Alexander Strauss-Köhn and Mats Öström, experts from the educational department from Stockholm City Schools. They discuss the implementation and benefits of using Office 365 for students, teachers and parents. Also, we talk with Dominic Williamson from Microsoft Teams for Education and Debjani Mitra from SharePoint. We learn about specific features and use cases designed from customer feedback that are now built into the products themselves, bringing unique educational value.

Running Time: 67min

Topic of the Week – Education [00:00]

Guest Perspective – Dominic Williamson and Debjani Mitra [4:05]

Guest Perspective – Alexander Strauss-Köhn and Mats Öström [29:40]

FAQs [54:00]

Upcoming Events [01:02:25]

Resources and Show Wrap [01:05:50]

Social and Info Links:

SharePoint Facebook | @SharePoint | SharePoint Community Blog | UserVoice

OneDrive Facebook | @OneDrive | OneDrive Community Blog | UserVoice

Mark Kashman |@mkashman

Chris McNulty |@cmcnulty2000

Dominic Williamson | @DominicWillIT

Debjani Mitra | @DebjaniMI

Alexander Strauss-Köhn

Mats Öström


The Intrazone Education episode full blog post on Tech Community

Microsoft Docs - The home for Microsoft documentation for end users, developers, and IT professionals. docs.microsoft.com

Microsoft Tech Community Home techcommunity.microsoft.com

Stay on top of Office 365 changes

Microsoft Education Education.Microsoft.com

Microsoft Teams for Education aka.ms/TeamsUniversity

Office Education Help Center https://support.office.com/en-us/education

Stockholm City Schools

Stockholm Education

"UNSW pilot program delivers innovative learning experiences, increases student engagement with Microsoft Teams"

"Creating a Share to Teams embedded button"

Upcoming Events:

SharePoint Saturdays | @SPS_Events

ESPC, European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference - December 2-5, Prague, Czech Republic | @EuropeanSP

Microsoft Ignite - November 4-8, Orlando, FL 

Microsoft Ignite | The Tour (various cities worldwide) | @MS_Ignite

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