• Office 365 Internet Zone Settings

    This is a follow-up to my 2015 post about the recommended IE Internet Security Zone settings for maximum user authentication happiness. On the post https://tuomi.ca/2014/06/23/overcoming-sticky-logouts-office-365-azure-windows-intune-web-browser/, I tried to rationalize IE security settings relating to Office 365. Here’s a good explanation of why we should care, as quoted from the more recent MSFT post: “Starting with Windows […]


  • Office 365 Custom App Launcher Tiles feature being deployed now

    The ability to create custom tiles in your Office 365 tenancy has just been pushed to a much wider audience as of July 22. From https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Add-custom-tiles-to-the-My-apps-page-and-app-launcher-1136115a-75af-4497-b693-640c4ce70bc6 In Office 365, you can quickly and easily get to your email, calendars, documents, and apps using the Office 365 app launcher (learn more). The tiles in the app […]


  • Microsoft Ignite Conference 2015 Roundup

    Here is my presentation from last weeks Victoria Office 365 User Group in Victoria, BC. “Microsoft’s Ignite Conference in Chicago last month was a huge event- 23,000+ attendees -and a lot of genuinely interesting technology news came out of it . I’ll share with you here my take on the big items of the event, […]


  • Lync is Now Skype for Business

    Microsoft Lync is now Skype for Business. The latest addition to the Microsoft Office 365 family, Skype for Business connects people everywhere to do more together. What you need to know: There will still be two distinct products: Skype for Business and Skype for Consumers. Skype for Business does not “replace” Lync; rather the next […]


  • Skype for Business sessions now included in Office 365 Summits

    On November 11th, we announced our plans to rename Lync to Skype for Business, which will include shipping new client, server and service in Office 365 during the first half of 2015.  At that time, we shared how Skype for Business will take advantage of the strengths of both Skype and Lync to make communications […]