TCA Podcast Episode 7: “The cloud can make a real fool of you”

Change can be difficult for any organization. Changing the working culture of your user population and driving product adoption can seem overwhelming, especially when applying traditional principles and adoption practices to today’s cloud world. Nic and I sat down with Patience Wootton from Dentsu Aegis Network at Ignite recently to understand what it means to be an Office 365 […]

TCA Podcast Episode 6: “I like OneDrive, but…”

OneDrive for Business has come a long way since it was initially launched and has earned it’s place as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Content Collaboration Platforms. Nic and I sat down with Stephen Rose from the SharePoint/OneDrive team at Ignite recently to talk about some of the exciting new things that will be coming […]

Script: Connect-365.ps1 – Connect to Office 365 services using remote PowerShell

I’m excited to announce the release of Connect-365! Back 2012, I put together a basic script with a GUI to simplify connecting to Exchange Online via remote PowerShell. I had never intended to make the script publicly available and it was just something I used myself. After a couple years I realized that it had […]

Connecting to Exchange Online with remote PowerShell from a Mac

Yes! it is finally possible to connect to Exchange Online from PowerShell installed on MacOS. I noticed some tweets about this being possible on Linux earlier in the week so I thought I’d re-visit testing it on MacOS. PowerShell remoting has been available in the MacOs version since powershell-6.0.0-alpha.15, but it didn’t include the ability […]

Configuring session timeouts for Outlook on the Web (OWA) in Exchange Online

In today’s browser first, cloud first world, many organizations look at reducing risk by imposing strict session timeout settings on their productivity tools and applications. The idea generally is that if a user is not actively using and application for 10 –15 mins, they have completed the task they were working on and have forgotten […]

Getting started with AAD conditional access – Location based access rules

Azure Active Directory (AAD) conditional access is something I’ve been wanting to post about for a while now. A scenario I come across fairly often is the desire to prevent access or add an additional layer of security to certain Office 365 workloads when the user is connecting from a remote, non-corporate location. In the […]