The Return of Sync Up: The Official OneDrive Podcast!
Published Aug 18 2023 09:00 AM 7,977 Views

Like this blog, the Sync Up Podcast is a one-stop shop for learning all about the latest and greatest features of OneDrive. Hosted by myself (Stephen Rice) and Arvind Mishra, each episode aims to shed light on how OneDrive connects you to your files, helps you share and collaborate anywhere and works seamlessly across your devices. We also strive to give you a behind the scenes look at how we build OneDrive and what might be coming down the path! 


Subscribe to Sync Up on AppleSpotify or your favorite podcast app!


If you haven't listened or aren't subscribed, here are a few of the latest episodes!


I'm Syncing About OneDrive! - September 14, 2023

with Gaia Carini and Andrey Espiov

Sync your teeth into the latest episode of the Sync Up podcast! This week, Stephen and Arvind talk with OneDrive Sync experts Gaia Carini and Andrey Espiov about all the latest improvements to the OneDrive desktop experience! From new features that will knock your socks off to improvements on tried and true fundamentals, there's a lot to learn in this jam-packed episode!


Behind the Blue - OneDrive's New Design - August 2, 2023

with Christopher Wymer and Lyndsey Gill

The new OneDrive Design is on its way! On this episode of Sync Up, Stephen Rice and Arvind Mishra discuss the colors, rounded corners and nuances of OneDrive's new look with expert designers Christopher Wymer and Lyndsey Gill! They walk through the inspirations, challenges and magic that went into bringing this new, refreshed OneDrive to your screens! 


Jason Moore Strikes Again - July 13, 2023

with Jason Moore

Jason Moore, former host of the Sync Up podcast, is back for a special bonus episode on the past, present and future of OneDrive! Join Stephen Rice and Arvind Mishra as they talk with Jason Moore about OneDrive's history, as it grew from just an idea to a beta of 5000 users to the massive service that it is today! They talk about the early days of SkyDrive, how the product evolved over time and how it will continue evolve into the future! Stick around to the end for a sneak peak at Jason Moore's hit song about OneDrive!


A New Home for OneDrive! - June 29, 2023

with Lesha Bhansali and Ihcene Cheriet

OneDrive is getting a new home! Join Stephen Rice and Arvind Mishra as they go behind the scenes of the latest OneDrive features in the Sync Up podcast. They talk with the experts and designers for three great features that are coming in the next two months! First, Lesha Bhansali lifts the veil on the new OneDrive Home, People View and Meeting Views that are designed to get you to your files as fast as possible. Second, Ihcene Cheriet will talk about the new, simplified Share Dialog that makes sharing easier than ever, and the new Manage Access experience which helps you stay in control of your content!


Sync Up Revived! - June 13, 2023

with Miceile Barret and Irfan Shahdad

The Sync Up Podcast is back! Stephen Rice and Arvind Mishra have brought the Sync Up podcast back from the brink to give you the best insights into the OneDrive product! This month, we talk about all the amazing features we announced at the Microsoft 365 Collaboration Conference with Product Managers Irfan Shahdad and Miceile Barret! We talk about OneDrive Home, simplified sharing, colored folders (YES!), people and meeting views, new filters, and whether popcorn is better than M&M's for movie snacks. 


About the hosts

Stephen Rice is a Principal Product Manger for the OneDrive team, where he has worked the past 9 years. He focuses on enabling collaboration across Microsoft 365, whether you are working with partners inside or outside of your organization! In his free time, Stephen enjoys playing games such as Magic: The Gathering and enjoying Star Wars, which he reviews on his other podcast, the Ion Cannon Podcast.


Arvind Mishra is a Principal Product Manager on the OneDrive team, where he's worked for the past 1.75 years. Prior to Microsoft he worked at several consumer subscription startups, and way before that, he worked at Microsoft, as a Product Manager supporting the User Experience scenarios in Windows, including Search and Organization. Now that he's back at Microsoft, he's working on, surprise: consumer subscriptions, supporting OneDrive's efforts to help customers ensure all their important stuff is safely backed up to the cloud. In his spare time, he also enjoys all things Star Wars, and playing not enough video games.

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