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Microsoft 365 & SharePoint PnP Weekly – Episode 82

In this weekly discussion of latest news and topics around Microsoft 365, hosts – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft), Waldek Mastykarz (Rencore), are joined by Maarten Eekels – Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Regional Director and Chief Digital Officer of Portiva, in the Netherlands.

The trio discusses how organizations are transitioning (rapidly as of late) and new partner opportunities (and challenges) are surfacing as a result of changes forced on them by the COVID-19 pandemic. Project reprioritization – smaller projects are leading to larger projects, cloud adoption is accelerating, Microsoft Teams usage is high and driving SharePoint and wider Microsoft 365 and Azure Platform adoption, and development focus is on extending the platform rather than waiting on changes to the platform. While citizen development empowers, it also necessitates the need for governance, change management and education. Fortunately, internal “ambassador” programs are emerging as a means to communicate change.   21 newly released Microsoft and PnP Community articles are discussed in this episode as well.

As always, if you need help on an issue, want to share a discovery, or just want to say: “Job well done”, please reach out to Vesa, to Waldek or to your PnP Community.

This episode was recorded on Monday, May 4, 2020.

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Here are all the links and people mentioned in this recording. Thanks, everyone for your contributions to the community!

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SharePoint Team, Microsoft – 5th of May 2020