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That was M365Conf 2023 Spring

We were excited to be a part of the Spring 2023 edition of M365Conf, held April 30th - May 5th in Las Vegas. The M365Conf event was a major success, featuring a wide range of sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities that provided attendees with valuable insights and knowledge about the latest developments in the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. And of course Microsoft Copilot was a big part of the announcements alongside the many helpful updates in the M365 services.

Hidden feature: Request Files in SharePoint Online and OneDrive

Sharing functionalities in Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online improve collaboration and file exchange. SharePoint Online has become an invaluable tool for businesses of all sizes. One of the most recent additions to the platform is the new File Request feature, which allows users to easily request files from other users. In this blog post, we'll discuss how to configure the new File Request feature in SharePoint Online and OneDrive, and provide some helpful links to references for further reading. This feature is a great way to streamline the process of collecting files from outside sources, and it’s easy to configure in SharePoint Online.

Welcome, Microsoft 365 Copilot

Today Microsoft announced Microsoft 365 Copilot at a LinkedIn Live event. Microsoft describes the service as an "AI-powered tool that boosts productivity and creativity in the Microsoft 365 world". Microsoft 365 Copilot integrates with popular Microsoft apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams, but also with Power Apps, Power Automate and the Microsoft Graph API. The new business chat feature streamlines work across data and apps in Microsoft Teams. See some first impressions and features here.

Women's History Month-2022 Edition Recap, looking forward to 2023

March 8th is celebrated worldwide as Women’s day. There is more of that: March is Women’s History Month. Working as a women in technology is not as exotical as it was 25 years ago, still, there is room for improvement to engage women to look into jobs in technology and also to engage them to bond with other women in technology and join allies with like minded people in the industry.

In 2022 I started with the idea to celebrate women’s history month with highlighting a women in Tech every day and write why she is a role model for me and what she does. But why only 2022? Why not 2023 as well? There are still so many women around us which I want to celebrate in the 31 days of march. What are your women or March? #WomensHistoryMonth

Build a Viva Connections App with Adaptive Cards

Adaptive cards are becoming increasingly popular in the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. We can find them in Microsoft Search, Power Apps, SPFx apps, Outlook email and many more services. So what are Adaptive Cards (AC) and Adaptive Card Extensions (ACE)? In this article, we show how you can harness the power of adaptive cards in Viva Connections.