Teams Tuesday Meetup January 2024 Podcast3 min read
Do you have to coordinate tasks with your work team? It can be frustrating and time-consuming to keep everything on track. Did you know that there is a tool in Microsoft 365 that helps you do just that? Let's explore Microsoft Planner and how we can make getting those tasks done more productively. In this session you will learn:
- Customizing Your Planner Board
- Sharing Your Planner
- Using Labels for Organization
And much more!
Below are the questions and answers from the January 2024 Meetup Session.
Q. Tell us a bit about yourself? – City, family, hobbies, job title
A. Colorado Springs, CO. My husband is a Captain on the Fire Department. My son, Jordan, and his wife Ashley own a brewery here and my daughter and her husband just moved back from Nashville because they are expecting a baby.
Q. Tell us something about yourself that not many people know about you?
A. My husband and I were competitive Country Western dancers.
Q. What does a typical workday look like for you?
A. What’s a typical work day??
Q. 1st job out of college?
A. I was the Human Resources Manager
Q. Your 1st version of SharePoint that you experienced and what year?
A. Content Management Server, pre SharePoint (2010 ish?)
Q. Last challenging project and why? (this should relate to your demo)
A. Migration of over 6000 SharePoint sites integrating 2 multi-billion dollar companies. Tracking all of the sites and their status over 10 months and coordinating the migration.
Q. What is the biggest mistake that your feel holds back your clients from the results they want? (this should relate to your demo)
A. They forget that there are people behind the tech and often don’t provide them with the skills they need for success.
Q. Describe a SharePoint train wreck project, and what did you learn?
A. After being warned about too many folders deep, a project came to a screeching halt because they had too many nested folders in their libraries and were unable, in the time crunch, to co-author on documents.
Q. Your favorite M365 feature/tool and why?
A. OneNote. It’s the wonder-tool of Microsoft!
Q. Where do you think Microsoft is going with M365? Be totally honest
A. I think they are focusing too much on the tech side and AI and forgetting there are millions of day-to-day tasks that need to get done by people who are already overwhelmed by all the changes that constantly happen.
Q. What are the 3 cool features of the demo?
A. Integration of all the tasks
Q. What is the sizzle?
A. Centralizing all tasks in To Do