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Powell Manager, the SharePoint sites factory behind the scene of Powell Intranet

January 30th, 2023

Create and deploy templates and easily update your sites and pages with Powell Manager. Author: Matthieu Silbermann ...

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Multiply the power of your Powell Software Digital Workplace using Microsoft’s Power Platform (article 3)

January 19th, 2023

Multiply the power of your Powell Software Digital Workplace using Microsoft’s Power Platform (article 3): Capture the collective intelligence contained in Teams in a structured knowledge base in your Intranet.     Author: Matthieu Silbermann ...

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Multiply the power of your Powell Software digital workplace (article 2)

December 23rd, 2022

Multiply the power of your Powell Software digital workplace using Microsoft’s Power Platform (article 2): Notifications and subscriptions to feeds       Author: Matthieu Silbermann ...

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Multiply the power of your Powell Software digital workplace (article 1)

December 23rd, 2022

Find out, through a series of our blog articles, how you can multiply the power of your Powell Software digital workplace using Microsoft’s Power Platform. (Article 1)     Author: Matthieu Silbermann   ...

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Microsoft Teams Governance: 6 Secrets for Success

November 17th, 2022

So your company has decided to implement Microsoft Teams, and now is the crucial time during which you need to outline what role this tool will play in your organization. One of the most important conversations you should have during the implementation process is about Microsoft Teams governance. Th...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Microsoft SharePoint

November 8th, 2022

Microsoft SharePoint is a solution that offers a myriad of benefits for organizations of all shapes and sizes, especially ones that already use Microsoft Office applications. ...

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Is it a good idea to apply a naming convention on a team?

October 24th, 2022

Is the Naming convention the only solution for organizing teams? In this article, we want to discuss how you can categorize your teams and whether it is a good idea to apply a naming convention to a team. Published by:  Frederic LE PORS    ...

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4 Key Considerations for Your Intranet Built on SharePoint Online

October 13th, 2022

So, you’ve decided to get an intranet built on SharePoint Online. Now what? First, you need to consider which features of SharePoint will be most beneficial to your needs. After all, you want to ensure your company dollars are well spent, right? ...

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How to apply sensitivity labels on your teams?

October 5th, 2022

Sensitivity labels are a Microsoft Purview Information protection allowing classification and protection over your organization’s data. It has been available first for documents, emails, and apps and the option is now associable with containers (teams, groups, and SharePoint sites). Team priva...

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Microsoft Teams Survey Report- What you need to know

October 4th, 2022

As organizations continue to expand their use of Microsoft Teams, challenges around lifecycle management, administration, reporting, and governance will evolve. ...

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Can You Use SharePoint as an Intranet?

September 22nd, 2022

SharePoint is a popular Microsoft program used by millions of business organizations globally. Its popularity is thanks to SharePoint’s superior features, such as Microsoft 365 integrations, collaboration, and document management. This is why organizations looking for an internal communications tool...

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How to Set Up & Improve Audience Targeting in SharePoint

September 20th, 2022

SharePoint audience targeting helps get the right content to the right people. However, it can be tricky to set up natively. Here’s a step-by-step guide. ...

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Is SharePoint Obsolete?

September 1st, 2022

Despite the growing belief that SharePoint is outdated, we are here to tell you that’s far from the case. Microsoft continues to roll out new solutions and features for the web-based, collaborative platform. ...

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How Health & Pharma Companies Can Master Microsoft Teams

September 1st, 2022

Unlocking provider efficiency to improve care coordination and patient outcomes with Microsoft Teams.  The health and pharmaceutical industries are dynamic, demanding, and ever-changing. With new and complex patient and provider expectations, health and pharma companies are looking for digital tools...

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Why is SharePoint Online better than On-Premise?

August 23rd, 2022

SharePoint is a Microsoft 365 service primarily used by organizations to create websites for internal communications, document management, and knowledge sharing. It was first launched in 2001 while SharePoint Online became available in 2013. As of December 2020, SharePoint has over 200 million users...

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How to Create a SharePoint Site Both IT & Employees Will Love?

August 18th, 2022

Creating a SharePoint site that employees love using and IT teams can easily manage is a challenge. While end-users want an attractive, easy-to-use intranet, IT teams can’t always achieve this because of SharePoint limitations. ...

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Is It Time to Retire Your SharePoint On-Premise Intranet?

August 16th, 2022

SharePoint on-premise is slowly becoming a thing of the past as organizations move to the cloud and Microsoft ends support for on-premise intranets. ...

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Governance Rules Every Organization Should Implement on Microsoft Teams

August 12th, 2022

Governance in Microsoft Teams involves making sure that your team members can only do what they’re supposed to do. When you set up governance, you’ll specify things like who can join your team, whether guests can join the team, and how teams should be classified. You should also be sure ...

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[On-Demand Webinar] How Opaa! Built an Effective Intranet on SharePoint Online

August 9th, 2022

In this watch-anytime webinar, we speak to Opaa! Food Management about their intranet journey. From outdated on-premises to SharePoint online and modern experience – Cody Null and Jonathan King talk us through all the steps in between. ...

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Are You Prepared For SharePoint 2013’s End of Life?

August 2nd, 2022

The deadline is fast approaching for the SharePoint 2013 end of life. Users with an existing on-premises SharePoint 2013 intranet should make plans to migrate over to SharePoint Online before the end of life (EOL) date of April 11, 2023. ...

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Why Securing and Governing Microsoft Teams Is Critical and How to Do It

June 17th, 2022

Microsoft Teams is a tool that facilitates collaboration among end users, providing chat, voice, document collaboration capabilities, and other management controls such as a security group for securing permissions and access. Combining these multiple tools into a single entry point is fantastic, but...

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Why is SharePoint Not a Complete Intranet Solution?

June 10th, 2022

Intranets have been around for a few decades but have evolved significantly. What started as a space to display corporate communications has become a single source of information and centralized document management. The modern intranet is a “virtual front door” to your business. For many, it’s a com...

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How to Build a Better Intranet While you Migrate to SharePoint Online

June 8th, 2022

Is now the right moment to migrate to SharePoint Online? And if you do make the move, how can you build a better intranet at the same time? ...

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5 Reasons to Move from Classic to Modern SharePoint

May 6th, 2022

Have you made the move to modern SharePoint? If you haven’t yet, here are 5 reasons why you should consider it. ...

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Microsoft Teams Health Check Powered by Powell Teams Admin Dashboard

April 19th, 2022

Administering a Microsoft Teams has become an important matter for most organizations. With the growing adoption of Teams, IT departments are facing day-to-day issues. This is why it is essential for organizations to set up good practices for Microsoft teams. After all, it’s the only way to im...

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Microsoft Teams Lifecycle Management in 3 Simple Steps

March 17th, 2022

As the number of tasks we complete in Microsoft Teams grows, so does the number of teams we create and does their evolutions during their life cycle. But since the tool is adopted – how can organizations deal with its management? A Microsoft Team is a collaborative space evolving over time – c...

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What is Microsoft Viva, Can it Replace Your SharePoint Intranet?

March 10th, 2022

The release of Microsoft Viva paved the way for a revolution in the digital employee experience. But what exactly is Microsoft Viva? Will it replac your  SharePoint intranet, or is it the perfect complement to the digital workplace? ...

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Why Intranets Fail & How To Make Sure Yours Won’t 

February 21st, 2022

If you’re agonizing over your intranet project, don’t despair. In this article, we share the top reasons why intranets fail and how to ensure yours won’t. We’ll help make your intranet deployment a success.  ...

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Is a SharePoint Intranet-in-a-Box the Right Solution for You?

January 28th, 2022

The intranet in a box is becoming popular for companies wanting to develop and deploy a complete SharePoint intranet in minimal time. But what exactly is a ‘SharePoint intranet-in-a-box,’ and is it right for your business? ...

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Workplace of the Future – Is it the End of the Office?

January 12th, 2022

The 20s have been a historic decade and caused a revolution in the way people work. As employees thrive in remote work the question arises – is it the end of the office? ...

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Webinar: Discover the Powell Teams Bot and Automate Governance

September 30th, 2021

Microsoft Teams governance is a topic facing IT departments globally. A small issue at the beginning, lack of control can quickly lead to chaos. During this on-demand webinar discover how to save time and take charge of your Microsoft Teams governance with the new Powell Teams Bot. ...

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How to remove a Microsoft Teams wiki tab?

July 19th, 2021

First published on LinkedIn by Paul Lefevre, Product Manager at Powell Software If you have ever created, or been added to a Microsoft Teams, you will have seen a ‘Wiki tab’ at the top of every channel. Many of us have no use for this tab, yet it is automatically added in. So how can you easily remo...

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Deliver the Viva Connections experience in a few clicks

June 3rd, 2021

The launch of Microsoft Viva generated quite the stir and left people wondering just what it is, when its different features will be available, and most importantly how will it work with their digital workplace. After first being announced in April 2021 we’re excited to see the first of four feature...

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Go Beyond Microsoft Teams Templates with Powell Teams

May 10th, 2021

In a hybrid workplace, effective collaboration relies on Microsoft Teams. However, creating a Team can be a time-consuming task and if not done right can cause headaches down the line. Microsoft Teams templates improve the process while a fully optimized template from Powell Teams can do so much mor...

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How to avoid wiki tabs being provisioned in your teams?

April 7th, 2021

By default, a Wiki tab is added for each channel in the team. Don’t need those tabs and are tired of deleting every tab on your Teams channel? Learn about our advice and how we at Powell Software solve this problem   ...

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8 Microsoft Teams problems Powell Teams solves

March 18th, 2021

The adoption of Microsoft Teams has been growing significantly for several years, and the Microsoft 365 teamwork platform is now widely implemented. Microsoft Teams is becoming a space where teamwork, repetitive tasks involving employee collaboration, and communication occur. However, the sudden ado...

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Azure AD Conditional Access Authentication Context in the Digital Workplace

March 4th, 2021

With the newly announced Conditional Access authentication context feature from Azure AD, and Powell Software, IT can add an additional layer of security to the digital workplace. ...

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Digital Workplace Governance for a Hybrid Work World

January 14th, 2021

In a hybrid work world, the digital workplace becomes the ultimate tool for keeping employees engaged and connected. However, finding the right balance between end-user freedom and digital workplace governance can be tough. ...

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5 Key Technologies for Accelerating Digital Transformation in Business

September 17th, 2020

Digital transformation was once viewed as an aspirational goal for companies that performed well and could afford to dedicate resources to futuristic initiatives. But in light of recent global events, it’s clear that this is no longer just a nice to have. Companies need a long-term digital transform...

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When to Use Yammer vs. Teams: 5 Common Scenarios

August 25th, 2020

If your company uses the Microsoft 365 workplace productivity suite, chances are you turn to Teams for most of your daily internal communication needs. But Teams is far from the only way to have conversations with your coworkers. Another app within Microsoft 365, Yammer, facilitates larger-scale con...

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17 Microsoft Teams Tips and Tricks You Didn’t Know You Needed

August 18th, 2020

So you’ve learned the ropes of Microsoft Teams and overcome the hurdles of staying in touch with your coworkers from afar. But are you really making the most out of your Teams experience? This single app is in fact a workplace productivity hub that can help you achieve everyday tasks in less time. W...

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There’s More to Microsoft 365 Than Just Microsoft Teams!

June 30th, 2020

In April 2020, Microsoft announced that the number of daily Microsoft Teams users had more than doubled to 75 million in less than two months. While this rapid increase was brought on by COVID-19, it wasn’t a new trend; Teams users had been on the rise long before the pandemic, with numbers growing ...

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It’s Time to Switch from Skype to Teams -Here’s How to Do It

June 16th, 2020

It’s official: Skype for Business is dead. In multiple 2020 announcements, Microsoft disclosed that it had initiated an end of life program for Skype’s enterprise-oriented software. The platform will be effectively retired as of July 31, 2021, and all remaining business customers should migrate from...

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10 Intranet Security Best Practices for Remote Workers

June 9th, 2020

Remote working is laden with benefits for companies and employees alike. But employing a remote workforce isn’t immune to its own set of problems, and intranet security is among the top concerns. Corporate security is enough of a challenge when company secrets remain, for the most part, confined wit...

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Shadow IT: How to Win Back Control Over Your Company’s IT

May 5th, 2020

As business software becomes more and more user friendly, employees and managers are finding that they no longer need to seek help from the IT department before downloading and installing their own solutions. This phenomenon, known as shadow IT, poses obvious risks to company security and productivi...

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Microsoft Teams Governance Strategies: Choosing the right approach 

April 23rd, 2020

It’s no secret that Microsoft Teams is the fastest-growing product, in terms of adoption, that Microsoft has ever released, and for good reason. The fact that you can combine effective communication and collaboration into a single user interface makes Microsoft Teams extremely attractive to large an...

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How to Drive Microsoft Teams Adoption While Working Remotely

April 21st, 2020

Working remotely is only possible with the intervention of technologies like video conferencing, live chats, and virtual collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams. Traditionally, companies have had the opportunity to train employees on these tools in the office before transitioning to working from...

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Why Change Management Is Crucial to Office 365 Adoption

April 14th, 2020

Each day, we witness firsthand the countless benefits that companies get from migrating to a digital workplace. A successful Office 365 adoption is statistically proven to generate better engagement and productivity among employees. But the path to a digital workplace isn’t as simple as deploying th...

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Powell Teams enhances adoption and user-experience of Microsoft Teams

March 17th, 2020

Powell Softwares Microsoft Teams app, Powell Teams, transforms Microsoft Teams usage through an enhanced user experience and comprehensive governance features. ...

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How to Organize Microsoft Teams: Tips and Best Practices

March 11th, 2020

Although it’s a fantastic collaborative tool, maintaining Microsoft Teams organization is a challenge for many businesses. As employees are added to more and more teams over time, and those teams share high volumes of information, locating items becomes a challenge. Information gets lost in a tangle...

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Cloud Platform Competency

December 10th, 2019

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