8 ways to successfully lead your mobile workforce

For many of us, the rise of the remote workforce comes as no surprise. For years now, office workers have been abandoning their desks in favor of settings that are farther afield and allow them to work in a more comfortable, and often more productive, environment.

Teamwork on the go

Take your intranet with you to stay connected and informed about important content, news, sites and people while on the go – for those in-between moments. You can easily get back to what’s relevant to you, alongside powerful search capabilities to find what you need, plus provide feedback via comments and likes – all to keep work moving forward.

Connect an existing SharePoint team site to a new Office 365 group


You can now connect an existing SharePoint team site to a new group in Office 365, to improve your team’s productivity with the content and resources of an Office 365 group, including:


A shared mailbox for group conversations in Outlook
A shared calendar to track deadlines, events, and team vacations
Planner to manage tasks, and
The option to create a team Microsoft Teams for as a hub for collaboration.

Azure AD Automated Expiration for Office 365 Groups is now in Public Preview

One of the coolest collaboration features in Office 365 is Office 365 groups. Your employees can create these groups on the fly and use them to collaborate with their co-workers on projects, sharing team documents, emails and calendars. These groups are easy and fast to create and judging by their usage telemetry, they are VERY popular.

Manage who can create Office 365 Groups

Because it's so easy for users to create Office 365 Groups, you aren't inundated with requests to create them on behalf of other people. Depending on your business, however, you might want to control who has the ability to create groups. Why do this?

This article gives you the steps to turn off the ability to create groups in all Office 365 services that use groups: Outlook, Planner, SharePoint, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams.

Yammer and Office 365 Groups

Yammer now integrates with Office 365 Groups. This means that group experiences in Yammer will get access to Office 365 services, such as SharePoint Online, OneNote and Planner.

Yammer and Office 365 Groups
Yammer has begun to integrate into the Office 365 Groups service for networks that meet the eligibility criteria detailed below.

Office 365 Groups for Schools and Universities


We are pleased to share with you, in our blog of December 15, our webinar on "Office 365 Groups for Schools and Universities".
With Office 365, Microsoft's online collaboration platform, students and teachers have access to a package of services that provide multiple supports in the work to be provided before, during and after classes.

Personalize team sites in Office 365 and amplify teamwork using MS Teams and Office 365 Groups

At work, people often participate across five or more groups. It becomes important for everyone involved to streamline their efforts and stay on the same page. With SharePoint team sites connected to Office 365 groups, every group gets a team site, and team sites you create from SharePoint home in Office 365 create a connected group.

Skype and Cloud PBX – Meet the communication needs of your users

We are pleased to share with you, in our blog of January 19, our webinar on "Skype and Cloud PBX – Meet the communication needs of your users".

This webinar is produced with the collaboration of ThinkTel, VoIP Solution and SIP Trunk providers in Canada.

2017 Office 365 Collaboration Tools

We are pleased to share with you, in our blog of April 27, our webinar on "2017 Office 365 Collaboration Tools".

Microsoft multiplies the collaboration platforms in the Office 365 suite for the benefit of users.