November in HLS – Teams, Forms, Accessibility, Ignite and Healthcare Analytics

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 November in Healthcare and Life Sciences

It’s the last day of November and time for a recap of the busy month! We have a variety of posts to empower you and your organization including upcoming and recorded webcasts, event highlights, and instructional videos. Don't hesitate to reach out to us if there are topics you would like to see covered before the end of the year!


Upcoming Webcast Announced:

  • Hockey Stick Adoption of Teams Utilizing People Manager Framework: Have you ever considered using the People Manager Framework to get the hockey stick adoption of Microsoft Teams that you want across your organization? Microsoft's Customer Success Director Pradeep Bethi is ready to help you maximize your Microsoft Teams adoption on Monday, December 9th at 12 noon eastern. More webcast details here.


Recorded Webcast:

  • Easy Creation of Rich Microsoft Teams Templates for Enterprise Use: Wouldn't it be nice to create standardized Microsoft Teams templates for your organization with a simple no-code solution? Good news -- you can do this and more within the Teams Collaboration Space! To learn how to create high impact Microsoft Teams Templates and learn more about the rich features available, check this out.
    • Presenters: BindTuning, a Microsoft Partner
    • Host: Michael Gannotti, Microsoft Teams Principal Technical Specialist


November Event Recaps:

  • Accessible Technology in Healthcare at the HBA Annual Conference - Tracy Picon and Claire Bonaci, Microsoft Senior Industry Executives, Healthcare and Life Sciences: Microsoft's Tracy Picon attended the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Annual Conference in San Diego, CA on November 4th and spoke about Accessibility as a key component of Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. Read her four key takeaways!
  • Microsoft Ignite 2019 Teaser - Five Teams Updates for Healthcare - Sam Brown, Microsoft Teams Technical Specialist: Curious about the new Teams features released at Microsoft's Ignite Conference in early November? Check out five highlights and a link to many more here.


“How To” Posts:

  • HLS "Show Me How" - There are Microsoft Streams in My Microsoft Forms in Microsoft Teams! - Michael Gannotti, Microsoft Teams Principal Technical Specialist: Walk through the why and how to insert Microsoft Stream video content into a Microsoft Form and then surface it within Microsoft Teams here.
  • Control PII and Sensitive Data Risk for Self-Service BI using Power BI DataFlows and Azure Data Lake – Greg Beaumount, Microsoft Power Platform Senior Technical Specialist: Greg is releasing a four-part series around creating a flexible, scale-able and achievable healthcare analytics architecture by pairing Power BI and Azure data tools. Last month, he taught us about unleashing massive healthcare data volumes to analytics using Power BI aggregations. In the second article of this series, Greg shows us how to control the flow of sensitive data like Personally Identifiable Information (PII) while still empowering users with Microsoft Business Intelligence and Analytics tools. Read all about it.
  • HLS “Show Me How” – M365 Speech to Text – Michael Gannotti, Microsoft Teams Principal Technical Specialist: An important feature to improve accessibility for all employees in the modern workplace, Microsoft now has native speech to text capability. Mike shows us how to use it both in the Microsoft Office apps and the web-based versions of Office in this video.


November’s HLS Blog Contributors:


Michael Gannotti, Principal Technical Specialist, Microsoft Teams



Tracy Picon, Senior Director, Business Development, Healthcare and Life Sciences



Claire Bonaci, Director, Business Development, Healthcare and Life Sciences



Greg Beaumount, Senior Technical Specialist, Microsoft Power Platform


Until next month!

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Sam Brown, Technical Specialist, Microsoft Teams


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