Presentation Toolbelt: Office Remote

I love presenting. No wait, I really love presenting. Sending a message to your audience, convincing them, understanding their needs, comforting them, challenging them, taking them on a journey, making them feel inspired, soothing their souls with insightful bliss, … But getting your audience to be engaged isn’t all that easy. I take pride in … More Presentation Toolbelt: Office Remote

Yammer topic IDs don’t match in Network Export data

When you export Yammer Network data, it results in a .zip file with several .csv files that contain data for messages, users, groups, topics, … Topics are “tags” a user can use, like: The Issue When data is exported by Yammer to CSV, this is what you get: (…)Does anyone have experience with [[tag:21196688]]?(…) Great, … More Yammer topic IDs don’t match in Network Export data

Testing & Troubleshooting with Office 365 Guest Users

I recently wrote an “external sharing manual” for a customer and got screenshots from their environment to be sure to have “real-life” screenshots. During this testing process, I had to invite myself with my private email address twice and with a demo O365 email address once. Afterwards, I had to clean up of course so … More Testing & Troubleshooting with Office 365 Guest Users

Rename your Office document from within Word/Excel/PowerPoint!

In this very short blog post I’d like to show an extremely basic new feature of Office applications that made my life easier from today onward, even though it’s been there for a few months already. The Challenge When you’re authoring a document in Word, Excel or PowerPoint, you sometimes stumble upon the problem that … More Rename your Office document from within Word/Excel/PowerPoint!

Wrapping Office 365 Activity Reporting – the Azure Function

This post continues on my previous post about Accessing Office 365 Activity Reports using Power BI or Excel – the OAuth Question. In this post I’ll talk about a solution to wrap OAuth madness into an Azure function, so your reporting tool doesn’t have to think about refresh or access tokens, mostly because they don’t support … More Wrapping Office 365 Activity Reporting – the Azure Function

Accessing Office 365 Activity Reports using Power BI or Excel – the OAuth Question

I hope you’re ready for another in-depth article about getting secure access to Office 365 stuff! In this blogpost, I’d like to take you through the process of authentication and usage of the Office 365 Usage API’s in Power BI or your preferred BI tool. What are these API’s? So, you’ve seen the Office 365 … More Accessing Office 365 Activity Reports using Power BI or Excel – the OAuth Question

Getting interactive insight into the Organization with Office 365

For those who missed by previous blogpost about Microsoft Teams. Read it 🙂 This one builds upon it. For years I’ve received questions from customers asking for an automatic org chart, based on Active Directory. There were tools for that in SharePoint to visualize this, but nothing out of the box. Then came Delve. Delve … More Getting interactive insight into the Organization with Office 365