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Instantly install your essential software with Chocolatey

When installing a new computer, it takes some time to download and install the essential software. This is what Chocolatey is for. Chocolatey is a cost free package manager for Windows using NuGet infrastructure and PowerShell to quickly installing applications and tools that you need. I am using choco since a long time, now I wanted to show my current packaged software for my new computer. See the script here.

Delegate365 changelog version 8.4-Teamify with policy support, Room Lists, Mailbox licenses management, Report download and more

Delegate365 v8.4 brings a bunch of new features and improvements. Office 365 Groups management allows to teamify existing groups and to control all Teams settings including policy settings. The Sync Job can send warnings if many objects are deleted, Shared Mailboxes and Resource Mailboxes licenses can be removed, Reports can be directly downloaded, Room Lists are available, License Orders can be exported and much more. See a description of the new features here.

Working with Microsoft (Group) Forms and Flow

Microsoft Forms is very popular because it is a very easy way to create web forms quickly. You can create surveys, quizzes and simple forms, and easily see results as they come in. This quick tutorial shows how you can use Microsoft Forms, convert it to a group form, how you can access the result file and how to add additional tasks with Microsoft Flow or Azure Logic Apps.

What is the difference in Azure AD between Enterprise applications and App registrations?

Azure Active Directory acts as a central identity service and manages all apps in a tenant. When it comes to app management, Administrators often are confused why there are two (or currently three) application management modules existing in the Azure portal. See the explanation here.

Honored to be renewed as Microsoft MVPs

The Microsoft MVP Award Program honors IT Professionals and Developers who support the Microsoft community and share their knowledge. The program´s renewal cycle is every year on July 1st. So, today it was a busy day on Twitter and the #MVPBuzz hashtag. We at atwork are proud and pleased that our MVP's have been renewed for their community contributions for 2019-2020!

Update a SPN in AAD with the Azure PowerShell Az module

Yesterday, I wrote how to Update your Azure CLI with Choco. Today, I needed to renew an existing Service Principal Name in an AAD. A SPN stands for Service Principal Name which is used for automation authentication. Meanwhile, the PowerShell az module got some updates (v1.0.0). So, here´s the full step-by-step instruction for renewing a SPN with az ad sp credential.

Insider Dev Tour 2019 Vienna

Yesterday, the Insider Dev Tour 2019 took place in our home town Vienna, organized from the community for the community. About 60 attendees joined us at this beautiful summer day in the Microsoft Office in Vienna. See some snapshots from the #InsiderDevTour event here.

Develop Intelligent Apps for the Modern Workplace interview at ECS 2019

End of May the European Collaboration Summit 2019 took place in Germany. My MVP colleague Michael Greth did a short interview with me about Microsoft Graph and my session "Develop Intelligent Apps for the Modern Workplace". Watch it here.

New Rainbow Themes are available in your Office 365 Tenant

All of you who sign in to their Office 365 Home site will see three new Themes available now, considered the Rainbow Themes! One Style is a Unicorn style. So right in Pride month you get LoveIsLove Themes in Office 365 as well!To change the look of your environment, simply click on the gear icon in the upper right corner. If you do not see it, custom themes are disabled by your administrator in your tenant.So - activate your Unicorn in Office 365!

Celebrating EuroPride 2019 in Vienna

At atwork, diversity and inclusion are in our daily life. Everyone should be treated equally and with respect. These are the foundations of our modern society. This year, Euro Pride takes place in our home town Vienna. We want to show our sympathy by adapting our atwork logo on the website and in our blog to the rainbow colors. We support pride and the LGBTIQ community with the motto "Join us. March with us. Together & Proud."