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Internet Explorer 11 is going

Internet Explorer 11 is in the final stretch of its life. It will become unsupported on the 17th of August 2021. So what does this mean? Microsoft 365 apps and services have slowly been ending support on IE11 since its decommissioning date was a...

Sippin’ our own champagne

At Engage Squared we like to ‘drink our own champagne’, (‘eating our own dog food’ was a contender but we prefer champagne to dog food). As a fast-growing business, we know first-hand how digital solutions can save time and improve pro...

What you need to know about the new Microsoft Stream

The way end users consume and experience video is changing with the new Microsoft Stream upgrade. And it is not just a facelift with an updated design and some extra features. Stream is fundamentally changing inside and out. Custo...

M365 Monthly Update: April

April has flashed by in the blink of an eye, and we've recapped the latest updates from M365 to keep you up to date. Custom organisation-wide backgrounds, SharePoint templates and new capabilities for Outlook on the web are just some of the upda...

The history of Microsoft

In the first week of April, way back in 1975, Paul Allen and Bill Gates - a pair of geeky buddies who met in high school - created Microsoft. That means, this week, Microsoft turned 46 years old....

Microsoft Teams and SharePoint permissions explained

As part of a recent webinar we ran, our Solutions Architect, Andrew Jolly, explained how the relationship and permissions work between a Microsoft Team and its underlying SharePoint Site. The webinar was a huge success, but the real winners were the...

Supercharge frontline worker transformation with Teams: 6 Tips to get you started

Over the last year we have been reminded of the huge value of frontline workers. From healthcare to retail and transport to construction, they have a unique responsibility to embody company values and act on strategic initiatives whilst maintain...

Running effective Board and Committee meetings

During Covid-19 lock-downs Board and Committee meetings have gone virtual. Photo credit Nastuh Abootalebi Unsplash. A Board member perspective of Microsoft Teams To enable quality connection and communication, it is impo...

M365 Monthly Update: March

You've probably been bamboozled by Ignite 2021 updates over the last few weeks. We covered a number of them from the great additions to the interactive meeting experience across Teams to the focus on employee experience with the Viva unveiling. ...

What I learned in my first year with Engage Squared

Matt meeting our senior leaders in Perth after a year of remote working. From left to right: Stephen, Matt, Tom, Justin and Claudia A year of remote working It’s strange to think it’s been over a year since&nbs...