For those looking to leverage the Phone System capability in Office 365 with Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams, the introduction of Tenant Dial Plans was a welcome addition to the feature set. Essentially, a Tenant Dial Plan allows organisations to write their own rules about how phone numbers work in their business, most commonly used to facilitate short-dialing, such as a 4- or 5-digit extension dialing plan. If you’re not familiar with Tenant Dial Plans, the Microsoft Docs page is a great place to start:
With the absence of content editor web part (CWEP) or script editor web part in SharePoint Modern experience, power users have the challenge to style the page as per their requirements.
The only approach is to create a custom SPFx component that can add the custom css onto the page. That’s it !! Easy right. But how to do it? In this blog we will look at the steps for the same and is also a link (with steps) in case to easily build it.… [Keep reading] “Apply custom css to SharePoint Modern Pages using SPFx webpart”
One of the common challenges I encounter when working with SPFx components is that the app doesn’t work with IE11 as expected even though it works fine with other browsers. This has delayed many of my projects and puts a lot of risk on production releases. Hence in this blog, I will try to call out some of the challenges that we might run into when deploying complex SPFx components in IE11 and other older browsers, and some workarounds/rectifications for the same.… [Keep reading] “Dev Tips : Planning IE11 compatibility with SPFx components and PnPJS library”
This is the third installment of a four part series on using Microsoft Teams and Azure services to collaborate with machines and devices. In the previous posts, I described how Teams and the Azure BOT services work to send commands to the IoT device attached to the RoboRaptor. This post will describe the IoT hardware and connection on the RoboRaptor to the MXCHIP.
To recap, Teams messages are sent from the Teams user interface to our Azure BOT for analysis.… [Keep reading] “Microsoft Teams and IOT controled Robotics — The IOT device”
Part 2 of 4 series into Teams Controlled Robotics
Part 1 https://blog.kloud.com.au/2019/03/06/intelligent-man-to-machine-collaboration-with-microsoft-teams-robo-raptor/
Microsoft Teams is an excellent collaboration tool with person to person communication workloads like, Messaging, Voice and Video collaboration. Microsoft Teams can also use Microsoft AI and cognitive services to collaborate with machines and devices. The Azure suite of services allows person to machine control, remote diagnostics and telemetrics analytics of internet connected devices.
To demonstrate how Microsoft Teams can control remote robotics, I have created a fun project that allows Teams to manage a RoboRaptor through Teams natural language messages.… [Keep reading] “Microsoft Teams and IOT controled Robotics — The BOT”
Sometimes I get requirements when projects require a full width layout pages in Team Sites or would like to create a page which is System maintained, so users cannot edit those pages. In this blog, we will look at some of these options and how easy it is to set them up using PnP PowerShell
Set Full Width Layout pages using PnP PowerShell
By default, any new page that is created in Team site gets a left-hand navigation (Article Layout) when created through UI.… [Keep reading] “SharePoint Modern Sites hacktips – Manage Client-Side Pages via PnP PowerShell”
Over the last year, we have seen many great advancements with SharePoint communications sites that have bought it more closer of being an ideal Intranet. In this blog series, I will be discussing about some of my experiences for the last years in implementing Modern Intranet and best practices for the same.
In this specific blog, we will look at the strategies about the first block of building a great Intranet – Strategize the Intranet approach.… [Keep reading] “How to make cool modern SharePoint Intranets Part 1 – Strategize (scope & plan)”
During Ignite 2018, Microsoft showcased some great updates that are going to change how we implement SharePoint Intranets. It will scale Modern Communication sites to new heights to become the Next-gen Intranet.
Since Ignite 2018, there have been many steady releases and some great updates on SharePoint Modern communication sites. Following this blog, I am planning to start with a detailed blog series about how to build cool Modern Intranets in SharePoint #makespintranetcoolagain.
Here is quick blog for these updates.… [Keep reading] “Great SharePoint Modern updates Feb 2019 #makespintranetcoolagain”
One of the coolest parts of the Office 365 Teams Admin Centre is the built in Devices management portal.
From here, you can view and control your deployed Microsoft Teams handsets, create and apply policies, firmware updates, and even reboot them.
To access the dashboard, sign in to the Office 365 Portal, then choose Teams under Admin Centres.
From the menu on the left, choose Devices > Manage Devices
The dashboard will show you all Microsoft Teams devices that are registered to your Office 365 tenant.… [Keep reading] “Managing Microsoft Teams Devices”
Enabling a meeting room within your organisation for Microsoft Teams is remarkably easy! In fact, the hardest decision you’ll need to make is which device you want to use within the room. Luckily, even this is made simple by using Microsoft’s offical Microsoft Teams Certified Devices List.
Alright, so you’ve chosen your in-room device, it’s been delivered, you’ve ripped the box open, thrown the plastic and packaging aside and connected the device to your PoE switch.… [Keep reading] “Enabling Microsoft Teams Meeting Rooms”