The Desktop Diet

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Mark and Chris take the 'desktop diet' challenge and talk about what it was like going desktop free - productive using only browser and mobile. Special guests include the people who help make a desktop diet experience achievable, Dan Costenaro and Mike Morton from the Office Online Engineering Team, discussing how they build Office Online for Firstline workers and how they bring Office to the cloud for everyone. Mark and Chris also talk with Jason Himmelstein from Rackspace. See photos of guests and read more about the episode on the SharePoint Tech Community Blog


1.     Show Intro

2.     News & Announcements – 00:01:20:00

3.     Topic of the Week + Guest Perspective with Office Online Engineering Team – 00:09:43:00

4.     App / Best Practice of the Week –  00:46:07:00

5.     Partner Highlight with Jason Himmelstein, Rackspace – 00:49:18:00

6.     FAQs of the Week – 00:58:21:00

7.     Upcoming Events – 01:03:47:00

8.     How to Find Mark and Chris

9.     Show Wrap / Outro




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"6 Challenges Of Empowering Firstline Workers, And How To Overcome Them." Forbes.


"A Helicopter on Mars? NASA wants to try." New York Times.


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