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MidDay Cafe LIVE!

MidDay Cafe LIVE!

By Michael Gannotti
MidDay Cafe LIVE! is a weekly podcast recording of the live MidDay Cafe LIVE! live podcast at aka.ms/HLSBlog The podcast covers:
* Weekly MidDay Cafe LIVE! Technology Guest(s)
* Open QA
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Enhance Your Teams Video with Overlays Transitions and More for Webinars and Meetings Episode 33
In this episode host Michael Gannotti is joined by special guest Denzil Fernandes as they show how you can add professional overlays with titles, location and more to add a more polished delivery of your Microsoft Teams Webinars/Live Events, as well as meetings. To see the podcast, and resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
01:01:00
April 04, 2022
Cross Channel Publishing with Microsoft Viva Connections Episode 32
In this podcast host Michael Gannotti walks through the out of the box capability for cross channel posting of news in Viva Connections via the underlying SharePoint Online capability. Additionally, he walks through opportunities to extend even further using custom workflow created in Microsoft Power Automate. To view the post, along with resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
38:34
April 04, 2022
Addressing Kari's Law and Ray Baum's Act with Microsoft Teams phone system - Episode 29
Monday, 2/7/2022, MidDay Café LIVE! Featured Microsoft’s Helen Guan, Chad Stout, and Jason Warkentine as they covered “Addressing Kari's Law and Ray Baum's Act with Microsoft Teams phone system.” As the popularity of Microsoft Teams continues to gain momentum helping healthcare organizations chat, collaborate, meet, and communicate so does my list of customer inquiries about how Microsoft Teams phone system address Kari's Law and RAY BAUM'S Act for multi-line telephone systems. To see the entire podcast, including resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
53:43
February 07, 2022
MidDay Café LIVE! Episode 28
Microsoft’s Scott Moore (Senior Technical Specialist) and Filipp Seljanko (Principal Program Manager) joined MidDay Café LIVE! to discuss how customers can achieve improved survivability and resiliency in Microsoft Teams. Additionally, they answered posted questions around this important topic. Agenda Covered: Discuss how the Teams SBA enhances voice survivability Overview of SBA architecture Considerations and best practices for survivability To see the full podcast, including resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
34:55
February 07, 2022
MidDay Café Episode 27 – Power BI, Hybrid Work Devices, and PowerPoint Recording Studio
This week on MidDay Café I am joined by Microsoft’s Kendra Burgess, as well as Stephanie Hotchkin from Microsoft Partner iLink Systems. During this week’s session we reviewed an upcoming webinar around Power BI. Next up I discussed and showed the actual devices I am using as I work remotely from Florida for a few weeks. Finally, I show the new PowerPoint Recording Studios and discuss how they might be used. To see the entire episode, including resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
23:36
November 16, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 26 – Ignite, Ignite, Ignite!
In this edition of MidDay Café Microsoft’s Scott Moore and Michael Gannotti cover all things Modern Work for this weeks Microsoft Ignite Conference. To see the entire post, including resource links, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
14:17
November 01, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 25 – Teams Encryption Microsoft Viva and More
This Monday on MidDay Café Microsoft’s Scott Moore and Michael Gannotti covered: End to End Encryption for One-to-One Microsoft Teams Calls Microsoft Ignite Conference Microsoft HLS Webinar Mini-Series on Microsoft Viva Personalization in Microsoft SharePoint Online/Viva Connections …and more. To see the entire post, including resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
22:29
October 28, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 24 – Teams Voice Updates and Employee Experience News
In this MidDay Café Microsoft’s Scott Moore and Michael Gannotti tackle a host of updates and news around Microsoft Teams Voice, Employee Experience, and more.  To see the entire session, including resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
20:25
October 20, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 23 – Latest Teams Updates and Intro/Demo for Microsoft Clipchamp
In this episode of MidDay Café Microsoft’s Scott Moore joins Michael Gannotti covering the latest in Microsoft Teams voice. Additionally, the latest acquisition for the Microsoft 365 portfolio, Clipchamp is covered in an overview as well as a walkthrough of this exciting tool for Enterprise, as well as personal, storytelling. To see the entire episode, including resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
24:06
October 05, 2021
MidDay Cafe Episode 22 - The Latest in SharePoint Online
In this episode of MidDay Café, Microsoft’s Jim Warner joins Michael Gannotti and covers the latest exciting capabilities of SharePoint Online! To see the entire episode, including resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
14:08
October 01, 2021
MidDay Cafe Episode 21 - New Teams Features as Well as Power Platform Governance and Security
In this episode of MidDay Café, we cover the Microsoft Webinar around Microsoft Viva, new features in Microsoft Teams, and also Power Platform Governance and Security. In this episode are Microsoft’s Sue Vencill, Eden Porsangi, and Michael Gannotti. To see the entire episode, including resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
46:47
October 01, 2021
MidDay Cafe Episode 20 - Viva Connections and Power BI Training
In this episode of MidDay Café, we have a few announcements including one around Microsoft Viva Connections as well as resources for Power BI training. For this episode the crew included Microsoft’s Kendra Burgess, Scott Moore, and Michael Gannotti. To see the entire episode, including resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
21:30
October 01, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 19 – Teams Breakout Rooms, Word Clouds and More!
In this episode of MidDay Café, we had a great series of topics we discussed and demonstrated including: Teams Breakout Rooms V2, Word Clouds for Forms, Audio Podcasting with Viva Connections, Power BI Roadmap, and Surface Hub and Collaboration Rooms. This week’s panel included Sue Vencill, Jim Warner, Alfred Ojukwu, Kendra Burgess, and Michael Gannotti. To see the entire post, including video and resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
34:45
August 31, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 18 – Microsoft Teams Contact Center
In this episode of MidDay Café Microsoft’s Scott Moore discusses Microsoft Teams Contact Center. To see the entire post including video and resources visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
14:55
August 24, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 17 – Teams Recordings, Call Center, SharePoint Spaces, PowerBI, Teams Safe Links
For this week’s MidDay Café we were joined by Microsoft’s Scott Moore, Tracy DeWald, Kendra Burgess, Jim Warner, and myself (Michael Gannotti). Topic presenters for this episode: · Jim Warner - The cutover of Microsoft Teams recordings from Microsoft Stream Classic to OneDrive and SharePoint Online. · Tracy DeWald – Microsoft Teams Call Center. · Michael Gannotti - The general availability of Safe Links for Microsoft Teams and SharePoint Online Spaces. · Kendra Burgess – What’s new with Microsoft Power BI. To see the full post, including video and resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
34:32
August 02, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 16 – Teams Broadcast Development Kit and Multi Geo Teams
Kicking off the new fiscal year here at Microsoft we were joined by some new faces who sat in to get a feel for participating in a MidDay Café podcast recording. We also kicked of the FY22 with coverage of two exciting topics, the Microsoft Teams Broadcast Development Kit and Microsoft Teams Multi-Geo capabilities. Looking forward to the new year with new folks jumping on board to participate. In this episode the podcast features Microsoft’s Sue Vencill,  Samir Thapa, Jim Warner, Tracy DeWald, Scott Moore, and myself. In this episode of MidDay Café Microsoft’s Scott Moore and myself cover Microsoft Team Multi-Geo as well as the new Microsoft Teams Broadcast Development Kit. To see the entire post, including all visuals and resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
30:24
July 27, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 15 – Microsoft Lists and Whiteboard
Capturing data and collaborating with others are daily occurrences across all workstreams withing Healthcare and Life Sciences, as well as other industries. To assist users in these activities Microsoft 365 provides for rich data capture and reporting within Microsoft Lists and uber rich collaboration across all devices with Whiteboard. In this MidDay Café Microsoft’s Sue Vencill and Michael Gannotti, discuss and demonstrate how Microsoft Lists and Microsoft Whiteboard can facilitate rich data capture and collaboration. To see the entire post, including demonstrations and resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
37:48
July 09, 2021
MidDay Cafe Episode 14 - Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams
As customers look to standardize on Microsoft Teams the move to voice and calling often is high priority. In this MidDay Café we cover connecting to existing phone carriers with Microsoft Operator Connect. Covered in this session: Show Operator Connect in my Lab Tenant Show Operators and Provisioning process with Operators Show Numbers After they are provisioned by Operators Show Assignment process Show comparison slide of Operator Connect compared to Direct Routing for Pitch Deck (public approved) Panel  Discussion To see the video of the podcast, as well as the resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
41:08
June 22, 2021
MidDay Cafe Episode 13 - Accessibility
As organizations look to increase their inclusiveness accessibility becomes a key pillar to be addressed. Ensuring that content and systems are accessible by all employees is not only a matter of compliance but also the right thing to do. In this episode of MidDay Cafe, the MidDay crew addresses the topic of accessibility in this demonstration rich coverage of Microsoft Immersive Reader (within OneNote, Word, Edge, and Microsoft Teams), Dictation in Microsoft Outlook/Word in iOS, Accessibility settings and capability within Microsoft Windows, as well as Accessibility in Power BI. To see the original post, including resources, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
50:04
June 14, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 12 – PowerPoint Live in Teams, PowerPoint Recording, and More
In episode 12 of MidDay Café the MidDay Café crew breaks down some of the very cool things you can do with Microsoft PowerPoint in Teams presentations, for video “show me how” production, translation/closed captions, and more. This week’s MidDay Café crew included Microsoft’s: Sue Vencil, Scott Moore, Phil Urban, and Michael Gannotti. Next week for episode 13 the MidDay Café crew will be tackling accessibility with Microsoft 365. In particular we will be diving into accessibility in general, Immersive Reader, Access Center settings and more. To view the post and access resources visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
37:10
June 08, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 11 – Microsoft Teams Webinars Deep Dive
In episode 11 of MidDay Café the MidDay crew is joined by Microsoft’s Johnathan Wynn. In this episode MidDay takes an in-depth look at the newly rolled out Teams Webinar capabilities with a special emphasis on the setup, and customization, of the Webinar Registration Page. The crew also touches on setup requirements and other features like the View Only Meeting Experience. Tune in and see how organizations can leverage the power of Microsoft Teams Webinars and grab the resource links below as well. Next week the crew will be taking a deep dive into some of PowerPoints least known, but most powerful features including: PowerPoint Present in Teams, Present Online, Closed Captions, Translation, Record, and more. To see the entire episode, including video of the demonstrations and resource downloads, visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
30:31
May 25, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 10 – Microsoft Teams Large Events and Microsoft Teams for Home
Microsoft Teams steals the spotlight in this week’s MidDay Café podcast. First up the panel discusses the release of Microsoft Teams Large Events (Webinars) and what it brings to large organizations. The panel closes out with a discussion of the newly announced Microsoft Teams for Home and its features for bring together friends and family. To see the entire post including video, transcript, and resources visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
21:08
May 17, 2021
MidDay Cafe Episode 9 - MBAS, Single Platform, VIVA Connections
In this episode of MidDay Cafe host Michael Gannotti is joined by Microsoft's Kendra Burgess and Sue Vencill as they discuss the Microsoft Business Application Summit (MBAS)), Why I Came to Microsoft/Single Platform, and Next Generation Intranets with Microsoft VIVA Connections. To see the entire post including video, transcript, and resources visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
21:28
May 12, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 8 - Microsoft Teams Shared Channels with Pouneh Kaufman and Eileen Zhou
Microsoft Teams Shared Channels have been a top request by customers as it facilitates secured, focused collaboration and sharing with external individuals and entities at the more granular channel level vs Team level. On Monday 3/22, MidDay Café was joined by Microsoft’s Pouneh Kaufman and Eileen Zhou. Pouneh and Eileen presented all the latest around Microsoft Teams Shared Channels. It was a lively, informative, session with lots of questions from attendees. To watch the webcast video recording and see the resources go to https://aka.ms/HLSBlog
42:53
March 22, 2021
MidDay Cafe Episode 7 - Microsoft Teams Adoption and Governance with Microsoft’s Karuana Gatimu
Microsoft Teams is increasingly becoming THE place where employees get their work done. Whether it be through integrated applications, communications, or collaboration, the importance of Teams in this hybrid world of work continues to grow. This Monday, 3/15, we hosted Principal Manager, Customer Advocacy, Teams Engineering, Karuana Gatimu who covered adoption, and governance, for Microsoft Teams. Karuana also covered resources to assist, and best practices for organizations to get the most out of their Teams investment. To watch the webcast as well as grab the resources visit the blog post located here.
58:50
March 18, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 6 - Microsoft Lists with Microsoft’s Mark Kashman
On Monday, 3/8, the MidDay Café Crew was joined by Microsoft’s Mark Kashman. Mark presented on the power of Microsoft Lists as well as in their versatility for use within Microsoft Teams as well as SharePoint Online. Attendees were treated to some powerful demonstrations showing the ease of setup, even directly within teams, as well as real world use cases such as the Patients List Template available from within Microsoft Teams. To see the recorded webcast and grab the resources visit https://aka.ma/HLSBlog 
01:01:16
March 08, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 5 - Engaging Employees Using Communities and Microsoft Yammer
On Monday, 03-01-2021, the MidDay Café crew was joined by special guest Microsoft’s Dan Holme, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft. Dan talked all things communities and Yammer and showed how organizations could digitally transform and create a more employee centric, engaging environment, that foster increased company loyalty while increasing productivity and job satisfaction. To watch the webcast video recording and see the resources go to https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
44:58
March 02, 2021
MidDay Café Episode 4 - Microsoft Search and More
On 02/22, at 12 noon eastern, we hosted Microsoft’s Bill Baer, Senior Technical Product Manager for Microsoft Search. Search at Microsoft has been a rapidly evolving service building upon the power of the Microsoft Graph. Properly leveraged within an organization the power of search, search driven, applications can be transformational. As Senior Technical Product Manager for Microsoft Search, Bill Baer brought us the latest in Microsoft search to help organizations unlock the potential in their Microsoft 365 data and more. To view the recorded video webcast and access the resources visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
01:08:33
February 22, 2021
Upcoming On MidDay Café 10-22 at 12 Noon EST - Microsoft Search and More with Bill Baer
oin us for MidDay Café this upcoming 02/22, at 12 noon eastern, as we host Microsoft’s Bill Baer, Senior Technical Product Manager for Microsoft Search. Search at Microsoft has been a rapidly evolving service building upon the power of the Microsoft Graph. Properly leveraged within an organization the power of search, search driven, applications can be transformational. As Senior Technical Product Manager for Microsoft Search, Bill Baer will be bringing us the latest in Microsoft search to help organizations unlock the potential in their Microsoft 365 data and more. In addition to our guest segment on search MidDay Café will also feature our hosts Patrick Miller, Mark Litwin, Peter Anello, Samantha Brown, and myself, Michael Gannotti, covering the latest in Microsoft news and events, as well as taking open QA around your questions. Grab the live webcast invite and link here. 
01:34
February 12, 2021
MidDay Cafe Episode 3 - Epic FHIR API Integration
Epic integration with the Microsoft 365 stack, including Microsoft Teams, is a hot topic these days with healthcare/life sciences organizations looking to deliver increasingly integrated experiences for their clinicians. On February 8th at 12 noon eastern we were joined by Microsoft’s Andres Santamaria , Senior Program Manager, Microsoft, who covered the Epic FHIR API Integration.  To see the entire post including resources visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog
40:12
February 12, 2021
MidDay Cafe Episode 2 - COVID Vaccine Health Bot
On Monday, February 1st at 12 noon EST,  Microsoft’s Gregory Lisiak and Nikita Pitliya covered the Microsoft COVID Vaccine Health Bot to assist organizations in implementing, and leveraging, the bot. Additionally, Microsoft’s Samantha Brown, Mark Litwin, Pete Anello, and Patrick Miller, joined to bring you the latest in Microsoft News, Events, and more.  Mid-Day Café is a new, weekly, fast paced, live web series by the HLS Group. Join us each Monday at 12 noon eastern.  To view the entire post including resources visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog
33:34
February 12, 2021
MidDay Cafe Episode 1 - Microsoft Teams Voice
On January 11th at 12 noon eastern we kicked of the first HLS Mid-Day Café and featured Microsoft’s Raj Gopalakrishnan, Sr. Director and Principal Program Manager, Enterprise Engineering, Microsoft Teams. Raj presented on Microsoft Teams Voice and took attendees questions. Additionally, Microsoft’s Samantha Brown, Mark Litwin, Pete Anello, and myself joined to bring the latest in Microsoft News, Events, and more. Mid-Day Café is a new, weekly, fast paced, live web series by the HLS Group. Join us each Monday at 12 noon eastern. To see the entire broadcast and resources visit https://aka.ms/HLSBlog 
40:12
February 12, 2021