Author Archives: Gary Sone

iPhone beta ios 11.2

Assumes you have a developer account with apple – costs (as of 1-Nov-2017) £79 p.a.

From your target device head to and download the iOS 11.2 profile.

or save to iCloud and access from ‘files’ on you iPhone

Read the release notes, note any concerns! – i.e.

If needed, notes on how to install –

Which Windows 10 version do you run?

Run WinVer.exe to determine your version of Windows 10

Check it against this list

Want to upgrade? – visit here – [update now]

Run the file you just downloaded – Then click [update now]

Quick check to ensure you still meet the minimum requirements – click [next]

Then sit back and relax!

Want a ah hem licence – visit here or

September Microsoft o365 #UKoffice365Club

9.30 10:00 Arrivals and registration

10:00 10:20 Welcome and Introduction

10:20 10:50 Heathrow Airport: “Making digital transformation happen with your people – not to them”

Neil Barnett, Senior Digital Communications Manager, Heathrow Airport, Priscilla Kuehnel, Director of Engagement, MSL Group

10:50 11:00 News from Microsoft Ignite – Kerri Hollis, Microsoft

11:00 11:15 Demo: Microsoft Stream – Dave Trevallion, Microsoft

11:15 11:30 Microsoft Adoption Programs and Resources – Levente Nagy, Microsoft

11:30 12:00 Demo: Modern Intranets – Dave Trevallion, Microsoft

12:00 13:00 Lunch

13:00 13:30 Great Western Railway: “Office 365 – Adoption by design” – Jez Rice, IT Solutions Architect, GWR

13:30 14:00 Demo: Office 365 Adoption Content Pack for PowerBI – Dan Fernandez Cao, Microsoft

14:00 15:00 Adoption and Change Management: Driving Yammer Adoption at Network Rail

Claire Grundy, Head of Internal Communications, Adam Fidler, Enterprise Architect, Katie Stanton, Internal Communications Manager

11th Club meeting since starting 2.5 years ago

Uzma Sattar – Director, Modern Workplace

Business transformation challenges exist

  • How to engage with business development folks
  • It’s more than the technology

10.20 Heathrow

Neil and Priscilla


⁃ Reason for failure

⁃ Genpact quote

⁃ Digital transformation formula

⁃ – technology process people

⁃ “Future work places”

⁃ <neil> Video…

⁃ Priscilla- the brief..

  • Understanding pain points

⁃ Work diary

⁃ Heavy BYOD usage

⁃ <neil>

⁃ Business engagement

⁃ Digital workspace

⁃ Animation to sell the vision

⁃ Martini : any device, any place anywhere. (Where have I heard this before?)

⁃ Digital Mentor

<via Q&A: not new roles, weekly Skype huddles to keep them engaged>

⁃ Hub + (plus)

⁃ SharePoint online

⁃ Idea: pocket guides

⁃ Q&A:

Ignite update:

⁃ Kerry Hollis product manager intelligent communications

⁃ Transformation from unified comms to IC

⁃ Customer feedback

⁃ Simplify

⁃ Bringing together s4b

⁃ What’s changing and not changing

⁃ Microsoft teams (eventually) replacing s4b

⁃ Q&A: why not yammer? (A: Yammer is a “one to many” where the target is not known)

Microsoft stream demo

⁃ Dave, technical specialist

⁃ MS stream, evolution of video

⁃ Employees want to do more but do not have the tools —

⁃ <demo>

⁃ Creates a transcript in real time and in sync – easily to correct

⁃ Add bookmarks and hashtags to the description – language translations

⁃ Includes facial recognition

– match people to parts of the video , select your speakers

⁃ Embed to yammer, teams, sharepoint

⁃ Transition

⁃ Try forms –

⁃ Future deeper integration to LinkedIn


⁃ the adoption lifecycle

⁃ Business stakeholder program

⁃ Drive deployment (fast track)

⁃ re proplus timeline — Oct 2020 – 1) pro-plus 2) MSI (out of main stream support) … you have three years!

⁃ End user champions program

⁃ – open for registration

Back to Dave, capability update

⁃ Sharepoint

– building the modern intranet

⁃ Two distinct types

  • Creating a new site

UK Office 365 Club, London – 1 Dec 2016

Microsoft covered “Skype Broadcast” at the 1-Dec-2016 #UKOffice365Club this showcased how easy it is to add multiple camera feeds/angles, graphic overlays including powerpoint and ‘captioning’ via a ‘Single USB’ connection on the host Skype broadcast device.

The mutiple HDMI feeds was provided by a Roland V-1HD HD Video Switcher and the HDMI to USB connector was a Magewell

This was the overal schematic