#Office365 May International User Group Meeting Recap

This month’s meeting went very well if I do say myself. Darrell Webster (@DarrellCWebster) kicked things off with showing off Office Mix and OneNote for Teachers. Office Mix is an add-on and online service for PowerPoint, very cool things that elevate PowerPoint to an interactive and training tool. OneNote for Teachers is a SharePoint App that can be added to a SharePoint Site to setup an OneNote Notebook for a teacher to interact with his/her students. Both of these are very cool, and easier to see than to explain, check out the recording of the meeting for much more info.

Darrell made a few mistakes setting up his Office Mix questions, which he discovered afterwards.

  • The browser question requires multiple answers. i.e. Choose all that apply. So if you choose IE10 only, you get the question wrong. You need to choose all browsers that apply.
  • If you don’t set an answer to your question, Mix will default to the first answer being the correct answer. There were a couple of slides such as "Can Students see each other’s notebooks," where I hadn’t set an answer. It defaulted to True.

Here are some links that Darrell provided: – Darrell’s contact details – Todays presentation, the Office Mix and video for OneNote

I then followed up Darrell’s presentation with a rundown of recent new features and enhancements to Office 365. View the recording or checkout my previous blog posts to find out about the changes I highlighted.

One thing I forgot to mention during the meeting it the announcement about the SharePoint 2014 connect Press Release. I am working with the conference manager to get a code for the Office 365 IUG Members to get a discount on the registration, keep your eyes on for information about the discount.

Yes, I did remember to record the meeting, here is the May Meeting recording Link

Here are some additional important Links: – IUG Home Site – Office 365 Technical Yammer Network – Office 365 FM Podcast Home – The IUG Yammer Network – The Office Mix Home – Simplified Admin -Change to Office 365 feature rollout and disclosure process – DLP for SharePoint Announcement

Leave a Reply


We use cookies to ensure the best possible experience on our website. Detailed information on the use of cookies on this site is provided in our Privacy and Cookie Policy. Further instruction on how to disable our cookies can be found there.