How Do You Add a Custom Background Setting in Microsoft Teams?

How to Create custom backgrounds in teams

Add personal custom images to your backgrounds in Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams has begun rolling out the Background Effects feature to certain customers of the software. It’s a slow roll-out, but it will reach everyone soon. The functionality lets users alternate the background picture in Video Chats on Teams similar to the famous ‘Virtual Background’ […]

Open Letter: COVID-19, the Death of “Business as Usual”

Concerned American, First, thank you to the front line workers, the nurses, the doctors, the first responders and all the others who have answered the call for help during this time. We thank you, and our prayers are with you during this time. With this COVID-19 pandemic happening, it is everyone’s first instinct to hunker […]

How to use Snapchat Filters in Microsoft Teams Meeting

Want to have a bit of ‘fun’ in your Microsoft Teams meetings? Do you want to use Snapchat filters so that you can add funny hats and different heads? If you are working in an education environment where kids need to appear on camera, it’s nice to have ways to make it fun for them. […]

Is Your Organization COVID-19 Prepared?

The Spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has all of our attention. While Capitol Presence has taken its own precautions to keep their employees safe. We’d also like to make sure every company can do the same. Steps to take to prepare your organization Have an emergency Telework Governance plan in place. Ensure documents of importance […]

The Nonprofit Guide to Cloud Data Migration

Some links in this blog post may be affiliate or “Pay Per Click (PPC)” links, meaning we make a small commission if you click them and buy anything. Learn more. When I worked as a technical specialist at Apple, no feature generated more questions and concerns than the cloud. For many, the cloud is a […]

How multi-cloud is forcing organisations to take a more sophisticated cloud approach

Organisations are taking a more sophisticated approach to cloud vendor selection and management with multi-cloud at the heart of this change, according to industry research firm Cloud Spectator. The company has released its latest price-performance analysis for public cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers in North America, and found again that behemoths Amazon Web […]

The cloud goes critical in 2018: Deep learning, smart cloud infrastructure, and more

From cut-throat competition, eyebrow-raising co-opetition, and major advances in cloud-based machine learning, 2017 was a pivotal – and productive – year for the cloud, setting the stage for what looks likely to be the most exciting year yet. The market swing is already in full force. Thanks to a full-fledged embrace by the enterprise, the […]

All Things Distributed: Rethinking the ‘production’ of data

This article titled “Daten müssen strategischer Teil des Geschäfts werden” appeared in German last week in the “IT und Datenproduktion” column of Wirtschaftwoche. How companies can use ideas from mass production to create business with data Strategically, IT doesn’t matter. That was the provocative thesis of a much-talked-about article from 2003 in the Harvard Business […]

The Evidence is in: The Cloud’s Advantages are now Clear to Business

The business community is now seeing directly how the cloud is transformative for business, not something simply for technologists to use One of the likely outcomes of moving to the public cloud is altering how products are designed, a recent Harvard Business Review article shows. With cloud, there is closer collaboration between corporate IT departments […]