I’ve received feedback from several enterprise sysadmins and consultants about on-prem costs. Thanks very much! It’s not quite enough to comfortably make some 2020 predictions though…if you haven’t responded yet, please take a moment. It really can help us all.
Well, my last post certainly poked a hornet’s nest, didn’t it? First things first: I DID oversimplify the comparison. Not intentionally, but that’s what came out. Mea culpa. I was aiming to do as straightforward a comparison between Skype for
Skype for Business Server has one new version coming. After that, enterprises could get stuck between an economic rock & a financial hard place. Skype for Business Server 2019 is coming. However, given all the pushes toward O365/Teams, it’s not
Group Messaging/Chat continues to expand, as each challenger battles its competitors. Here’s where we stand. Slack and Teams Stay Neck-and-Neck These two are ‘the’ names when it comes to ChatOps (business-grade chat/messaging platforms). Teams continues to expand its user base.
Teams is 1 year old! Let’s talk about its problems. I asked Twitter followers, checked feedback sites, and polled co-workers. All told, I came up with 8 of the most common complaints for Skype for Business and Teams. Why do
The Teams team has been busy! But the more I read about recent Teams activity, the more questions I have about its development. Hence today’s post. I’m asking three questions about Teams here. They aren’t quite rhetorical; I would appreciate
If someone published your office’s chat logs, would you be okay with it…or wince at what people will find in them? Most of us are in the latter category. I’m not even sure I’d be okay with it! But I’m
Teams is getting slash commands! Microsoft announced several updates for Teams this week. Most blog posts I saw emphasize the new integrations. While indeed helpful, that wasn’t what caught my eye. Nope…that was the introduction of slash commands! Those of
After reviewing the new calling capabilities added to Teams last month, I have to say…moving to Teams in the next few months is a bad idea. Now, don’t get me wrong. Introduction of new calling features is great! However, we
Once again, we find ourselves at the end of a busy, change-packed year. The whole Unified Communications market reshaped itself in 2017…and we’ve got much more coming. Let’s take a look over all of it. The Tide of 2017 UC