Microsoft Teams Community video briefings on Empowering.Cloud
Published Apr 06 2023 08:00 AM 4,265 Views
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In case you missed it, we’ve had some excellent new briefings from world class experts and MVPs on Empowering.Cloud this month. All free to access for the community. 


Cross -Tenant Teams Voice Migration 

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Learn from MVP Thomas Poett’s real-world experience of migrating phone numbers between Office 365 tenants in a tenant to tenant migration, including:  

  • Teams Phone tenant to tenant with calling plans, direct routing and operator connect  
  • How you can setup direct routing dual forking to dynamically deal with tenant to tenant migration  
  • SIP ladder diagram of how forking calls between two tenants works  
  • Tips for a trouble free Teams Phone tenant to tenant migration  


Everything you need to know about Viva Connections 

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Find out from MVP Kat Beedim everything you need to know about Viva Connections in under 15 minutes, including:  

  • Viva Connections homepage in Microsoft Teams  
  • Viva Connections dashboard brings all necessary apps into one place, accessible through Teams and Intranet  
  • The three key areas of Viva Connections: Viva Connections intranet, Feed web part, and Viva Connections dashboard  
  • Learn how the feed is personalized for each employee  
  • Start with Viva Connections dashboard without building Intranet first  


Dynamic E911 in Microsoft Teams Explained in Detail 

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E911 is to stay compliant with Microsoft Teams Phone in the USA with Kari’s Law & RAY BAUM’s Act. Michael C. Brousseau from Bandwidth gives us a deep dive into this, covering:  

  • Understanding Kari’s Law & RAY BAUM’s Act requirements  
  • E911 call flows for working from the office and working from home  
  • What is PIDF-LO and how Microsoft Teams Dynamic Emergency Calling work?  
  • What is the Location Information Service hierarchy  
  • Call flow scenarios as well as example SIP invites  
  • How to choose an e911 provider  


Microsoft Teams Rooms Admin – Basic, Pro and Neat Pulse Demo 

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MVPs Graham Walsh (product specialist at Neat) and Tom Arbuthnot give a demo of the Microsoft Teams Rooms admin experience, including a look at Neat Pulse. See all this in 10 minutes:  

  • Demo of Teams Admin Center differences between Microsoft Teams Rooms Basic and Microsoft Teams Rooms Pro 
  • The Pro portal, now with MTRoA 
  • Where Neat Pulse complements 
  • Neat Pulse Demo: SSO, role-based access control based, grouped device admin, OEM feature controls, temperature/humidity data, sticky notes and remote control  


M365 Secure Score  

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Security Technical Specialist Kieron Sykes from Microsoft explains how organisations can gain insight into their current Office 365 cyber security posture with Microsoft Secure Score.  

The tool provides a numerical score for your tenant and allows you to compare it against similar-sized organisations to see where improvements are needed most. A dynamic dashboard displays each area of potential improvement along with an estimation on the impact these changes will have -  while providing tips on how they should be implemented.  


Empowering.Cloud Microsoft Teams Update March 2023  

MVP Tom Arbuthnot covers all the Microsoft Teams updates you need to know for March 2023 in 16 minutes, including:  

  • Microsoft AI Copilot coming to Microsoft Teams with some amazing capabilities 
  • 50 Operator Connect Operators, what is the country coverage? Who has the top coverage? 
  • 7 new roadmap items! 
  • Microsoft Teams PowerShell 5.0 performance boost 
  • New devices from Jabra, Poly and B&O  


Microsoft Teams Development update March 2023  

MVP and development expert Tom Morgan gives us the latest on Microsoft Teams development 

  • Microsoft retiring the Teams Application Developer Associate Certificate 
  • Important Azure Communications Services updates if you are adding media into your applications  
  • The possible future of Teams apps  
  • Product growth advice from Microsoft  


These are just the latest briefings, be sure to check out Empowering.Cloud for all our other content, and download the Microsoft Teams App to get notifications of new briefings directly into chat.  


Feedback always welcome, so if you have requests for us to cover any specific content topics, let us know in the comments!  


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