Microsoft Security & Compliance
Build your own
Matt Wade's Speaking Engagements
$ 0.00 USD
Pay with browser.
Continue to Checkout
No items found.
Product is not available in this quantity.
| Popular topics
The Blog: articles about
Helpful blog posts covering training and best practices for using Microsoft's central hub for work, Teams.
An intro to channel calendars in Microsoft Teams
Channel calendars were recently released to Microsoft Teams and they’re very handy in centralizing all those channel meetings you might be using, but they’re maybe not the calendar solution you’ve been hoping for.
January 16, 2021
Set your Teams status for a certain period of time
Set yourself as away, offline, you name it for specific amounts of time to let you get work done without being bothered.
November 23, 2020
How to control file permissions in Microsoft Teams chats
Sharing files in Teams chat is easy. But now there are permissions options, which makes things a bit more complex—but useful! Here's how to do it!
November 20, 2020
Use the new built-in polls in Microsoft Teams meetings
Polls are not built in to Teams meetings. Get a quick response to a question using this Microsoft Forms plugin. No additional software (or skills!) required.
November 18, 2020
Add emoji to your Channels in Microsoft Teams
Adding emoji to Channel names in Microsoft Teams can help you quickly identify which Channel is for what. Almost like branding your Channels. Here's how to do it, along with some caveats to know.
November 11, 2020
Microsoft Teams web getting an updated look and feel
Starting in November 2020, Microsoft Teams for the web will get an update to bring it in line with the Fluent UI standard.
October 29, 2020
Appear offline in Microsoft Teams
Keep time-sucking colleagues away by setting your Microsoft Teams status to appear offline and even set a timer on it so you don't have to remember to turn it off later!
October 28, 2020
How to use the new attendance report in Microsoft Teams meetings
Teams recently rolled out an upgrade to the attendance report. We cover everything you need to know to make the most of it.
October 12, 2020
Get notified when Office 365 or Microsoft Teams is down
Systems go down all the time and Microsoft 365 is no exception. But how do you stay on top of it so you don't waste your time trying to do work when you actually can't? Get notifications for when Office and other apps are down, of course!
October 8, 2020
How to share a Teams meeting recording with external attendees
Teams meeting recordings are now being stored in SharePoint and OneDrive, making sharing super easy. But we'll cover all the ways to share those videos with all your meeting attendees.
October 5, 2020
How to view a Teams meeting window while you're screen sharing
Don't let screen sharing keep you from checking in on your meeting attendees or chat. We cover four tips to juggle the two successfully in your next meeting.
October 2, 2020
How to use breakout rooms in Microsoft Teams
One of the most anticipated features in Microsoft Teams is here! And we've got you covered with this guide to what you need to know to make the most of breakout rooms in Microsoft Teams.
September 26, 2020
The Microsoft Teams tutorial that will make you an expert today
Confused by Microsoft Teams and all the complex features it comes with? This quick but thorough overview of all the major features is just what you're looking for.
September 21, 2020
How to see PowerPoint presenter view when sharing your slides and video in a Microsoft Teams meeting
Diving further down the rabbit hole of sharing both your video and content in a Teams meeting, this post explains how to share your PowerPoint slides and your webcam feed while still giving you access to PowerPoint presenter view.
September 18, 2020
How to use Together Mode and large gallery view in Microsoft Teams meetings
Make the most of two of the biggest features to come to Teams meetings in 2020, the big ol' grid of people and the surprise family-style meeting.
September 16, 2020
How to present in Microsoft Teams meetings with two monitors
Teams meetings become insanely better when you're running them on multiple monitors. Here's how to juggle two screens like a pro.
September 14, 2020
How to present your video and content side by side in a Microsoft Teams meeting
Present your screen content and webcam feed side by side, on top of each other, or however you want, in your Teams meeting with this handy trick.
September 8, 2020
Two easy ways to share an email from Outlook to Teams
The best integration between Outlook and Teams recently got even better! Share an email directly from Outlook or forward it to a channel email address. Here's how.
August 27, 2020
Remove yourself as a guest from another Teams organization
Being a guest in another organization's Microsoft Teams system can be incredibly useful, but how do you remove yourself when you no longer need access?
August 23, 2020
Which Tool When: SharePoint, OneDrive, or Microsoft Teams
One of the most common questions to come up in Office 365: when should I use SharePoint and when should I use OneDrive? And what about Microsoft Teams and its files? How are we supposed to make sense of all this!?
August 18, 2020
WTW: Microsoft To Do, Microsoft Planner, Microsoft Lists, or Tasks in Microsoft Teams
Here's how to navigate the complex task management setup in Microsoft 365.
August 11, 2020
The right way to present a PowerPoint file during a Microsoft Teams meeting
There is a correct way to present a slide deck during a Teams meeting. And it's stupidly simple. Here's how to do it.
August 7, 2020
The Definitive Guide to Rockstar Meetings in Microsoft Teams
Everyone's stuck in online meetings these days, but who actually knows how to be a good meeting lead or attendee in Teams? You can, with this definitive guide to work from home and distance learning meetings in Teams.
July 7, 2020
Guide to Microsoft Teams Chat Files
Sharing files In Microsoft Teams Chat is simple, it’s only when you need to manage files that you must navigate the nuances of Microsoft Teams. Learn how files are uploaded, shared, and where they can be accessed later.
June 10, 2020
Schedule your Teams meeting with FindTime
Whenever you need to schedule a meeting with people outside your organization, FindTime is the way to do it. Easily source attendees' availability and preferences with this free Microsoft plugin.
May 9, 2020
Everyday Etiquette in Microsoft Teams
Your essential listing of the everyday tips & tricks, best practices, and life hacks for making the most of Microsoft Teams. For companies, schools, universities, and government agencies.
April 19, 2020
Use custom backgrounds in Microsoft Teams
Add a little personality to your Teams meeting with custom background images.
April 14, 2020
Screen and app sharing options in Microsoft Teams meetings
Keep everyone on the same page — literally! — by sharing your screen, apps, or presentations during Microsoft Teams meetings. Here's how to do it right.
April 5, 2020
9 things you need to stop doing during online meetings
We're all guilty of a faux pas here and there when we're on a conference call or online meeting. Here are the most common no-no's and how you can work to make the meeting a more enjoyable—even professional—experience.
March 27, 2020
How to start or join a meeting in Microsoft Teams
There are a number of ways to get a Teams meeting going. Here's an everyday overview on how to start or join your meeting.
March 25, 2020
How to schedule a meeting in Microsoft Teams
Everything you need to know to schedule meetings in Microsoft Teams, written just for the everyday Teams user.
March 23, 2020
Microsoft Teams tips and tricks for remote working and distance learning
With an unprecedented number of employees working from home and students distance learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft Teams is the new workplace and school for millions of people. Here's how to make the most of it.
March 15, 2020
Why ‘Email a Channel’ is the best hidden feature in Microsoft Teams
Forward any email to Microsoft Teams so you can work on it and its attachments right where you prefer to work. Easy and convenient!
January 23, 2020
Resources from Matt Wade’s 2019 Ignite sessions
Catch up on Matt's sessions from Microsoft Ignite 2019, complete with hand outs, video recordings of the sessions, and additional resources to help you get acquainted with Teams, bots, and more.
November 14, 2019
Everything you need to know about Private Channels in Microsoft Teams
The most-requested feature ever for Microsoft Teams is now officially available. Here are the ins and outs of using them smartly and avoiding some land mines along the way.
November 4, 2019
An Everyday Guide to Microsoft Office 365 Groups
Microsoft 365 Groups can be confusing. This infographic covers what happens behind the scenes when you create a Microsoft Team, Yammer Community, or Outlook Group.
October 22, 2019
Which Tool When: Microsoft Teams or Yammer
Teams and Yammer may seem similar on the surface, but any deep dive into the apps will show clear differences for best uses of the tools. Jump into the reasons to use Yammer, Teams, or both, and how to make the most of each.
February 27, 2019
Which Tool When: Outlook or Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams is giving Outlook a run for its money. But when should you use Teams instead of Outlook? Or vice versa? Here's everything you could want to know about juggling the two.
September 18, 2018
6 Pitfalls to Avoid When Using Microsoft Teams
Teams offers a ton of benefits for accessing all your work via a single pane of glass, but there are some surprise negatives if you're not prepared. Here are some things to know of before diving too deeply.
August 26, 2017
8 Surprisingly Great Things About Microsoft Teams
Teams isn't just a Millennial replacement for email and Outlook. There are bunch of really great features that make a major difference in your everyday productivity and efficiency. These are the ones that help the most.
July 15, 2017
PO Box 1960
Wilmington, DE 19899
Shop (opening soon)
Terms of Service
Table Building Tutorial
Periodic Table of Office 365
OneDrive Family Tree
Basics of SharePoint Document Libraries
Document Circle of Life
Everyday Etiquette in Microsoft Teams
Keeping up with Office 365 updates
An Everyday Guide to Office 365 Groups
Table of Azure Cognitive Services
Table of Microsoft Security & Compliance
Tools & Service Descriptions (preview)
OneDrive for Business
Power Virtual Agents
Skype for Business
Periodic Table Linking and Embedding