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Episode 219 - Elliot Munro

November 12th, 2019

We are just past Halloween and it's time for something that seems to scare most people who administer Microsoft 365. PowerShell. However, to hold your hand while we dive deep we one of the best in business - Elliot Munro from GCITS - to guide you. Also, Brenton and I bring you all the latest news from the fire hose of Microsoft Ignite 2019, so much so that we'll have more next time. Holey moley, there lots in the episode, so lean back, listen in an enjoy.

This episode was recorded using Microsoft Teams and produced with Camtasia 2019

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Elliot Munro

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@directorcia

Introducing the new Edge and Bing

Microsoft 365 Productivity score

New Office Mobile App

Microsoft Fluid Framework

Introducing Microsoft 365 Business voice to UK and Canada

What's new in Microsoft Teams from Ignite

Microsoft Endpoint Manager vision

The future of Yammer

Empower your people with Project Cortex

Check off your To-Do tasks in Teams

Security and Compliance announcements from Ignite

 

Episode 218 - Tony Redmond

October 31st, 2019

I talk to industry veteran and Microsoft MVP Tony Redmond about a variety of topics including Exchange Online, Teams, PowerShell as well as his fantastic Office 365 administration eBook offering. He shares lots of great insights on a variety of Microsoft offerings. Brenton and I also talk about news and updates in the Microsoft Cloud and get you ready for what we are potentially expecting from the upcoming Microsoft Ignite conference. Listen along and get ready for the tsunami from Microsoft Ignite.

This episode was recorded using Microsoft Teams and produced with Camtasia 2019

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@12knocksinna = Tony Redmond

@contactbrenton

@directorcia

Tony's blog

Office 365 for IT Pros eBook

Surface laptops are finally repairable

Microsoft's cloud earnings

CIAOPS MS-101 online training course now available

New Microsoft partner CSP agreement

Microsoft acquires Mover.io

How to check user sign in history

Tamper protection in Microsoft Defender ATP

End user self service for Power Platform

What is Microsoft 365 Business [VIDEO]

Call of Duty - Modern Warfare

Episode 217 - Jason LeGuier

October 15th, 2019

We are in the run up to Microsoft Ignite in November but there is still lots and lots of news, however before that we have an interview with Jason LeGuier from Hotline IT about communicating the value of Microsoft 365. Brenton speaks with Jason and teases out how to explain the benefits technology to the average small business and not get lost just in the tech. We also get an update from Brenton on his recent speaking gig at Cybercon in Melbourne.

This episode was recorded with Microsoft Teams and produced with Camtasia 2019

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Jason LeGuier

@contactbrenton

@directorcia

Windows Virtual Desktop now generally available

Windows Virtual Desktop now available for Microsoft 365 Business Subscribers

Changes to blocked file types in Outlook on the web

New Office 365 phishing attack with your branding

More Dark mode

All your code belongs to us

Microsoft and NIST partner

How to pronounce Azure

Episode 216 - Switch Connect

September 23rd, 2019

In this episode I speak with Rohan Milne, Global CEO of Switch Connect who are a telephony provider focused on enabling voice with Microsoft Teams. Rohan gives the state of play in the Australian market as well as the opportunities, not only around voice in Team, but also around digital transformation across the whole Microsoft 365 suite. Listen along for some great insights and clarification on how to take advantage of this opportunity if you are an IT reseller.

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@switchconnectau

Switch Connect

Switch Connect - YouTube

@contactbrenton

@directorcia

Episode 215 - Alex Fields

September 17th, 2019

In this episode I speak with Alex Fields about the power of conditional access. You'll learn what it is, how to implement it as well as many best practices recommended by Alex based in his experience and knowledge. The great new is conditional access is part of Microsoft 365 Business, so listen in for the way to make it work to protect your information.

Brenton and I also bring you up to speed with all the latest Microsoft Cloud news, so listen in for the latest as always. We hope you enjoy this episode and don't forget to send us your feedback.

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@vanvfields

@contactbrenton

@directorcia

CIAOPS Patron Community

ITProMentor

ITProMentor - Best parctices

Attacker Kill Chain described

ITProMentor - Free Microsoft 365 Business eBook

ITProMentor - Licensing Guide

Telstra Purple

New version of To-Do

Authenticator backup on Android now available

Prepare for iPadiOS Launch

New webparts coming to SharePoint

Azure QuickStart Center

Top 5 advantages of syncing with OneDrive

Modernize your root site

 

 

Episode 214 - Mark O’Shea

September 5th, 2019

I chat with MVP Microsoft Mark O'Shea about the Microsoft 365 technical information from the recent Microsoft Inspire in Las Vegas. The focus is not on the partner information but the technical announcements from the conference, and yes there were plenty. Brenton and I are also back together to bring you up to date with everything that is happening in the Microsoft Cloud. Enjoy the episode.

This episode was recorded using Microsoft Teams and produced with Camtasia 2019

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@intunedin

@contactbrenton

@directorcia

Intunedin

Microsoft 365 Dark Mode

What's new in Microsoft 365 [VIDEO]

New to Microsoft 365 in August

Outlook Flow connector changes

Higher tech for higher ed

Soft Delete for Azure Backup Virtual Machines

Microsoft Azure available from new cloud region in Switzerland

Requested features for list groups

Enhanced QuickEdit for SharePoint Online

Meet the new Outlook on the web

Azure Sentintel

Windows 7 end of support

Office 2010 end of support

Microsoft 365 Security and Compliance

Conditional Access

Windows Virtual Desktop

Edge Insider Enterprise preview

Microsoft 365 Training Day: Security and Compliance day

MyAnalytics

CIAOPS Techwerks 8 - Adelaide October 2019

CIAOPS Techwerks 9 - Melbourne November 2019

 

Episode 213 - Amy Babinchak

August 21st, 2019

A quick news update followed by an engaging interview with Amy Babinchak around some of the cloud topics she will be presenting at some upcoming events. Amy is owner of Harbor Computer, Third Tier Consulting and an Office 365 MVP to boot, so plenty of great learnings to he had listening in.

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@ababinchak

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@directorcia

Samsung and Microsoft Alliance

Updates to SharePoint authoring

Top 5 advantages of OneDrive for Business

MFA and end user impacts

Set up conditional access with Microsoft Search in Bing

New Azure files authentication

Lower pricing for Azure storage

Chromium version of Edge now has a beta channel

 

Episode 212 - Darrell Webster

August 6th, 2019

In this episode I speak with Darrell Webster about what happens behind the scenes with the Regarding365 community. A really good discussion around community and the process of regularly creating content. Of course there is also the latest Microsoft Cloud news and yes, Brenton is back to explain where he has been. Tune in for all the details.

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@darrellaas

@regarding365

@contactbrenton

@directorcia

What's new in Teams - July 2019

New to Microsoft 365 in July

OneDrive round up - July 2019

New Flow and PowerApps licensing

An Office 365 Guide to PowerApps and Flow licensing

Microsoft Defender ATP evaluation lab is now available

Without enrollment and Outlook for iOS and Android general app configuration

What's new with Microsoft 365 - July [VIDEO]

Ring Central Teams

Teams in the Classroom [VIDEO]

 

 

Episode 211 - Azure storage

July 26th, 2019

Where's Brenton? Share your thoughts here - http://bit.ly/whereisbj

Microsoft has rolled back it's recent planned partner changes. we have some new Intune security baseline policies to try (and troubleshoot) and Teams leads Slack in user numbers. I speak with Marc Kean to get the low down on what Azure storage is all about. All this and a lot more on this episode.

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@marckean

@directorcia

Updates to partner program (again)

Microsoft Intune announces security baselines

Exchange Online PowerShell WinRM issue

What is Azure Lighthouse?

Without-enrollment and Outlook for iOS and Android

Teams reaches 13 million active users

Planner and To-Do integration

New PowerApps and Flow licensing

Azure storage

Azure File Sync

Episode 210 - Sarah Young

July 10th, 2019

Brenton speaks with global Azure black belt Sarah Young about the new Azure Sentinel service. Of course we also update you on all the happenings in the Microsoft Cloud and there has been plenty of late, so listen along to get all the latest and learn about Azure Sentinel.

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Sarah Young

@contactbrenton

@directorcia

Faster, with a modern design, and new features – the new Outlook on the web is here

Tracking failed logins with Cloud App Security

New Azure discount for CSP partners to come live in October

OneDrive Roundup - June 2019

Announcing question and answer in Yammer

First Microsoft Cloud regions in the Middle East now available

Step 10. Detect and investigate security incidents: top 10 actions to secure your environment

All 10 steps