Microsoft Teams on Computers

Microsoft Teams is now Available for Education

Teams The word “soon” can have varied meanings, but in terms of Microsoft Teams, it means¬†one¬†week. After becoming generally available for Business customers on March 14, Microsoft announced the availability of Teams for Education customers yesterday on March 21. The announcement was made on a post on the Microsoft Teams blog: Last week, Microsoft Teams …

No Teams for You!

Microsoft Teams NOT in Preview for EDU

Update: The word form Microsoft now is that Teams is NOT in preview for Education. Dan Stevenson (Microsoft) said in the Tech Community that the blog post referenced below was incorrect. According to Dan, Teams is in a very limited NDA beta program and preview should be coming…. yes you guessed it… “soon.” Dan’s words: …

Ignite Hotels Map 2017-03-09

Microsoft Ignite 2017 Hotel Update (March 9)

I posted the (unofficial) Microsoft Ignite 2017 Hotels list yesterday, and we already have four hotels showing as unavailable. Please note the usual caveats: “Unavailable” means the hotel no longer shows up in a search for a Sunday-Friday stay. If your dates differ, you may be able to book the hotel. Until the Ignite site …

Microsoft Ignite Early Registration

Microsoft Ignite 2017 Early Registration, Hotel List

It happened a day later than expected, but early registration for Microsoft Ignite 2017 opened today for anyone who pre-registered. If you pre-registered for Ignite, you should have received an email today inviting you to register. Early registration is open until 11:59 PM Pacific Time on March 27. Registration opens to the public on March …

Microsoft Teams logo

Microsoft Teams: Education and Government have to wait

Microsoft pulled back the covers on Microsoft Teams, their answer to Slack, in New York today. For more information about Teams, take a look at the official blog post on the Office blog as well as Brad Sam’s article over at Petri, “Microsoft Unveils Teams, Its Slack Competitor.” I admit that I’ve never used Slack …