Notes from the field

With a focus on Microsoft Technology in EDU

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Microsoft 365 Message Center

Have you used the message center in M365 before? Don’t know what that is? Read this then it might just help you out a bit!

O365ProPlusEDUDBS

Deploying Office 365 ProPlus Device-based Licensing for EDU

Introduction Hi there! It’s been a while! The last blog I wrote was roughly two and a half years ago, where I wrote a step by step guide to deploy Office 365 ProPlus with Device Based Activation (DBA) with SCCM. In that time, the blog post has accumulated over 20k views from schools all over…
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Disable Private Chat in Microsoft Teams for Students

Learn how to apply a specific messaging policy to just students using some PowerShell magic!

Managing Licensing in Microsoft 365 EDU

This is a quick and dirty post with some pre-canned information I send to my customers when the conversation of “how do I manage licensing” comes up. I’ll come back and add more context but for now this should be a great starting point for most any EDU organization!

Let’s Integrate G Suite with Azure AD!

Learn how to bring two worlds closer together by using Azure AD as your IDP for G Suite! Want to see how and learn why do it? Read on.

Welcome to Contoso EDU!

In the ever changing world of technology it can be hard to keep up. Enterprise and even SMB organizations have time and resources, in most cases, to research and implement new technologies to better their business and customers. But in Education that’s not always the case. Microsoft has some amazing documentation, it’s better than previous…
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