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How to ‘glue’ bits of text together

Johan Vermeire
20/04/2021

Excel has multiple functionalities that combine text from several cells into one big text. This is called ‘text concatenation’. In the examples below, we’ll assume our table includes the following columns: Street, Number, Postal Code and City.

Discover the advantages of the Azure Maps visual

Jeroen De Bruyne
16/04/2021

Power BI offers a range of beautiful visuals that help you present your data in an attractive way. Sometimes, this may lead to a choice overload: which visual fits your purpose best?

3 quick tips in Edge Chromium

Adil Zarkan
07/04/2021

Edge Chromium was recently made a lot smarter, which means users can now get a lot more out of it!

In this post, I’ll share my three favourite new Edge Chromium features.

Know what you’re sharing with whom in OneDrive

Kurt Bolsens
25/03/2021

Security awareness in Microsoft 365 starts with the user

Before the cloud era, corporate data were managed by trained IT specialists. Then came the cloud, which has led to a major change: today, the end users themselves are largely responsible for their own data. This shift does come with a downside – it wouldn’t be the first time that someone accidentally shares a document with the entire company when only the CEO was supposed to receive it.

It’s vital that employees are well informed about saving and sharing documents via cloud applications such as OneDrive, Teams or SharePoint.

Storing files in the cloud has its advantages: you can access them anywhere and it’s cheaper, safer and more reliable.  Instead of e-mailing a file to 10 people, you can now share it and let 10 people edit it. They can even all edit the document at the same time!

But how do you make sure you don’t lose track of which files you’ve shared, and with whom?

Add a colleague to a chat with chat history

Kurt Bolsens
15/03/2021

We’ve all been there: while you’re chatting with some colleagues, you suddenly realise that one colleague isn’t in the conversation yet. You could add this person by using the @ function, but then they wouldn’t see anything that was said before they were added. Luckily, Teams can help you out here.

What are data categories in Power BI?

Johan Vermeire
09/03/2021

During our trainings for new Power BI users, we often notice that they don’t always realise how much creating a correct data model could help them. For example:

  • Data are read quicker
  • Calculations are executed faster

People often import data straight from the source into the model, map out the necessary relationships and start creating the visuals.

Share information more efficiently by forwarding e-mails to Teams

Tom Van 't Veld
12/01/2021

Say goodbye to copy-pasting text! Would you like to share information from an e-mail with your Team in a more efficient way? Just forward it to the Teams channel you’d like to share it in.  

Working digitally during the COVID crisis: sore points and solutions

Janne Maes
05/01/2021

COVID-19 has impacted us all on a personal as well as a professional level. Over the past months, many organisations have actively started working online and rolled out Teams. Unfortunately, efficiently transitioning into a digital workplace often proves to be a challenge, and some of the advantages offered by the newly implemented tools remain unused.

What’s the difference between the Teams app and Teams Desktop?

Kurt Bolsens
15/12/2020

Teams is available in three versions: you can install it on your PC, go to www.office.com and log in with your O365 account to access the Teams web app, or install the app on your smartphone of tablet.

Create custom tags for specific mentions in Teams

Kurt Bolsens
08/12/2020

Microsoft Teams lets you use @mentions by default. With this feature, you can mention a team to let every team member receive a notification, such as @demoteam.

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