It should be of no surprise that Teams has been a huge focus point for Microsoft during the COVID-19 Pandemic, following from this has been a number of new features added to the service to enhance the usability and options.
The need to be able to work remote and the use of video communication platforms has increased astronomically throughout the year, people have adjusted to conducting meetings online. Teams Users alone made over 650 million calls in October!
Whether it be slamming doors, dogs barking, children playing or babies crying.. the management of background can be a mission when working remotely and participating on a meeting/ call - but not for much longer!
Microsoft Teams have introduced three levels of noise suppression in order to help keeping meeting participants focused and attentive. This setting is currently available only in Teams Windows desktop app, users are able to change the setting at any time. Once changed, the setting will then carry over to the next meeting and/or call.
From the Main Teams Window follow these simple steps:
Have you ever left a meeting/ presentation more confused than informed, wishing you could simply review information in your own time, in the form of an informative, user friendly dashboard? Well this is where Power BI dashboard enters the room!
A Power BI dashboard is single page (also commonly referred to as a 'canvas') that uses different visualisations to convey information, but what are some things to consider when making a dashboard?
Listed below are 5 tips on ensuring your Power BI dashboard is conveying the right information, effectively to its readers.
1. Audience/ Target: Who will be utilising the dashboard? Have a key audience in mind when designing the dashboard. What are some of the key elements that a user will need to gain from the dashboard in order to make an informed decision?
2. Keep it clear: Ensure everything is able to be viewed at a glance. What will the dashboard be used to convey? What information is best suited to be displayed in order to assist the reader/ user?