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Get the daily Bing picture as background in your Teams meetings automatically

The Microsoft Bing Search Engine provides a professional and beautiful picture every day, you can see it online at www.bing.com. With the Bing API, you can easily get the images for your own use, e.g. to use them as custom background image in your Microsoft Teams calls. See how this works and download the ready-to-use PowerShell script here.

Delegate365 changelog 9.1-many new features

Delegate365 v9.1 comes with many new features. This version immediately follows version 8.5 and this is a major version with many large and small updates. It includes new functions such as Teams improvements, SharePoint sites management, basic device management with Intune, Invite guests, notifications, the new smart sync option, license quotas, new reports and much more. See a description of the new features here.

CU at SharePoint Conference 2020 in May!

We are looking forward to this year´s SharePoint Conference (SPC) in Las Vegas in May! Sharepoint Conference 2020 offers over 200 sessions, panels and workshops covering all topics around SharePoint, Teams, and the Power Platform. This is an event for everyone working in the Microsoft 365 workspace. We from atwork look forward to being there again. Plus, get a discount for SPC 2020 here!

Send text and files (multipart/form-data) to an Azure Logic App and to SharePoint Online

Using an Azure Logic app is often a quick fix for small computing tasks. So my scenario is as follows: I want to use a form on a website to offer text fields and file upload. The submit button is intended to send the data to a Logic App. The Logic App receives the data and writes it to a SharePoint Online list and sends a notification if necessary. See the implementation here.

Learn more about the Governance Toolkit 365 as an applied cloud story

The Governance Toolkit 365 (GT365) is a software-as-a-service solution that offers insights into a Microsoft 365 tenant and is part of the Microsoft Applied Cloud Stories initiative (#AppliedCloudStories). GT365 reads cloud data, stores the data and offers IT administrators monitoring and reporting functions to get a tenant overview at a glance, for example as a newsletter, in Power BI, as API or as a Bot that can be integrated in Microsoft Teams. The GT365 workloads are fully processed in Microsoft Azure using serverless computing. Here are some architectural insights on how to avoid throttling and how to use fan-out functions.