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John Rice

Interlink Earns Two New Microsoft Teams Advanced Specializations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Cincinnati Tech Consulting Firm Differentiates Its Expertise and Experience Through Two New Microsoft Teams Advanced Specializations 
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Cincinnati, OH – July 9, 2021 – Interlink Cloud Advisors, a leading technology consulting firm specializing in Microsoft technologies, announces today that it has earned Meetings and Meeting Rooms for Microsoft Teams Advanced Specialization, as well as Calling for Microsoft Teams Advanced Specialization.  These Advanced Specializations represent the primary way that Microsoft is certifying that partners are fully prepared to deliver these solutions for customers.  

Meetings and Meeting Rooms in Microsoft Teams can generate business value by fostering a human connection and increasing collaboration between employees. Calling in Teams services also provides a more seamless and unified communication and collaboration experience, which increases partners’ productivity and saves them time and money. 

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Bryant Shumate

Microsoft Teams Governance and Automation Engine Engagement

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Many companies are finding that Microsoft Teams can cause a mess and slow business productivity if a proper process is not invested in.

Utilize the Power Platform to transform how your organization uses Microsoft Teams through Governance and Automation.
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Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams provides a place for your team to collaborate on projects through unified communication, which increases user and business effectiveness. A lack of governance in Teams can cause a hindrance in business productivity, and ultimately become a mess to clean up. From lack of naming conventions to too many groups, investing in your organization's process will save your team headaches and enable users to be more productive.

Deploying and configuring Microsoft Teams is a process, and to be optimized and used well, demands both governance and user awareness of tools. Organizations need to have a clear vision of how Teams will benefit and serve their users. Additionally, using the Power Platform to bring automation and standardization of this process ensures that these tools can further increase productivity – which saves your organization time and money instead of adding clutter, confusion, and technical debt.

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Bryant Shumate

Microsoft Power Platform Use Cases | Empowering Innovation for All Industries

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Microsoft Power Platform is built to analyze data, build solutions, automate processes, and create virtual agents, all of which can save your organization both time and money. As your organization continues to digitally transform your business processes, one of the keys to success is giving users – both outside and inside of IT – the power to transform data into insights and ideas into actions. Power Platform extends the power to create customized business solutions in an easy-to-use platform. Now the people in your organization closest to the process can create apps, workflows, reports, data visualizations, and chatbots – all with low code and no development expertise required. By removing the complexity, Power Platform democratizes IT and drives accountability and ownership across all business units.

To truly understand the impact, let’s explore how this power is applied across different business scenarios in the automotive, healthcare, and professional services industries.

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Mark Dreyer

Manage Microsoft Teams & Establish Security: Six Questions You Should Be Asking

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Managing Microsoft Teams enables your organization to optimize productive collaboration but requires thoughtful planning to do it well. Read on to consider what’s best for your organization!
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Overview of Teams

Microsoft Teams is a powerful platform that combines workplace chat, meetings, notes, and attachments. Teams integrates with your Office 365 subscription productivity suite and feature extensions that can integrate with non-Microsoft products as well. It provides a place for your team to collaborate on projects through unified communication, which increases business effectiveness.

Six Questions Your Organization Should Be Asking

Interlink has put together these six questions we believe all organizations should be asking themselves to ensure they are managing Teams well and have established appropriate security through governance and compliance.

  1. What data retention policies for Teams is best for your environment and industry?
  2. Who is allowed to create a Team? Should they all have those permissions?
  3. Should you archive or expire unused Teams?
  4. Do you know which of your Teams are public or private?
  5. Are you licensed correctly to fully utilize Data Loss Protection in Teams?
  6. Do you need to protect Teams from containing protected words or profanity in their names?
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Bryant Shumate

Microsoft Dataverse for Teams

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Microsoft Dataverse delivers a built-in low code data platform for Microsoft Teams...

and provides relational data storage, rich data types, enterprise-grade governance, and one-click solution deployment.
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What is Microsoft Dataverse?

Dataverse (formerly named the Common Data Service, Project Oakdale, or Dataflex) is a lightweight database built into the Power Platform that is easy to use and maintain. Dataverse lets organizations securely store and manage data that is used by specific business applications. Stored in the Cloud, your organization receives a basic set of tables covering many typical scenarios, but you can also create custom tables specific to your organization or industry and populate them with data by using Power Query (commonly used across Excel and Power BI). App makers in your organization can then use Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents to build applications that use this data – bringing rich metadata to drive business processes while ensuring data quality. Reduce the stress of data management and let Dataverse determine your storage needs for relational data. This integration with the Power Platform also improves insights with the built-in AI. Enhance your data analysis and process data more quickly through turnkey integration with Power BI.

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