Office 365 is a suite of tools provided by Scouts NSW to Adult members of Scouting

These How To items are provided to give a basic knowledge of the programs included

Don't think of it as a new email address - its an ID that gives you some powerful tools

 

O365 Activation and Login Hints here

Teams is a Presentation tool for SharePoint in O365. All the buzz words can be used like Collaboration, File Sharing, Video Conferencing, Messaging and Chat, Schedule Meetings, Secure and Easy to Use apply to Teams

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Installing Teams Client and Create a Meeting - Instructions for the simple installation of the Teams App and creating your first meeting. Includes installation for Youth Members without the Office 365 Subscriptions

 

Connecting Zoom to Teams for Safer Virtual Meetings - Instructions and rationale for using the Teams Connector for Zoom for inclusive meetings for Guests while still protecting Adult and Youth Members

 

Team Channels Explained and Creation - What Teams and Channels are is explained with the use of a Physical Scout Group as a model. Step by step Instructions to create Channels are included for the nervous

SharePoint is a private web site for sharing organisation info. Instead of multiple Excel spreadsheets, create a list to track things. Instead of many versions of policy document you can have one document that lives and grows and stays in the same place with the same name. Replace that old Access database with the power of SQL and keep it online.

 

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OneNote is the paperless office for real. Create online note books that sync between your phone, PC and Tablet. "Print" to a page in your notebook and forget about the paper printer. Add a OneNote Book to your Unit files and your Leaders can see the latest information as soon as its typed, or written if you have a tablet with a pen.

 

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Microsoft Forms is a simple, lightweight tool that lets you quickly create a form, collect responses in real time, and view automatic charts to visualize your data. You can build a form in minutes and respondents can fill it out on any browser without having to install a separate app. If you like the free version of Survey Monkey, you are going to love this tool included in O365

 

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Building a Survey - Exercise to build a Survey in O365 Forms using branching (jump to other questions based on the answer given) and add pictures

 

OneDrive delivers files to your PC, Tablet or Phone. You get 1TB (One TerraByte) of online storage to keep your data safe. That is enough space for every photo you took at every camp, investiture, campfire and hike since you started taking photos about 20 times over. You don't need 20 copies of every photo so use the space to protect other files.

OneDrive is the tools that keeps OneNote and Sharepoint  up do date. Its like DropBox, but so much more.

Vader's How To exercises

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Outlook is known as an email application but that is only a portion of its function. Its a Task reminder, Calendar and Contact manager too - the things you need to look out for that are coming up.

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Update Outlook Signature (video) - see the steps required to update your signature in Outlook Online and the Outlook Desktop Application. Uses this Outlook Signature Template file download