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The Intrazone is your bi-weekly conversation and interview podcast hosted by the SharePoint team. The show highlights usage, adoption, and how SharePoint works for you. You’ll hear from guest experts behind the scenes and out in the field. It's all about how SharePoint fits into your everyday work life – the goal being to more easily share and manage content, knowledge and applications, and to empower teamwork throughout your organization with the technology you already have. Get your ears ready and subscribe today!

Oct 2, 2018

In this episode, we follow-up with Funko Inc. one year after Microsoft's team + MVPs swooped in for an intranet makeover: SharePoint Swoop. Hear from Funko's Kurt Dicus, VP of IT, and Scott Christensen, SharePoint Consultant, as well their product development team called The Shire to find out all they have implemented since November 2017. We also talk with Sean Squires, senior program manager on the SharePoint engineering team, and Bob German, Partner Technology Architect, about how they helped create a custom SharePoint site design behind the scenes during filming of Swoop. Funko put the tech under their toys and kept growing their intranet in lockstep with the fast growth of their business. #SharePointSwoop

 

Duration: 1hr 15min

  1. Show Intro
  2. Topic of the Week – FUNKO, Kurt Dicus and Scott Christensen [00:05:45:00],
  3. Funko, Inside the Wetmore Forest [00:23:08:00]
  4. Funko Shire Team, Trisha Cunningham and Michelle Mauro [00:24:40:00]
  5. Guest Perspective – Microsoft, Bob German and Sean Squires [00:33:00:00]
  6. FAQs of the Week [00:55:55:00]
  7. Article of the Week [01:09:20:00]
  8. Upcoming Events [01:11:30:00]

 

Articles:

SharePoint Swoop - the intranet makeover show: https://aka.ms/SharePointSwoop

Office 365 Dev Blog (https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/office/blogs/)

Docs.microsoft.com (details on the what and how – including the latest JSON schema for site script construction) – see aka.ms/spsitedesigns

GitHub – for samples (aka.ms/spsitescriptsamples – and we want yours!)

POP! yourself https://www.funko.com/pop-yourself

"Bobblehead Boom: FUNKO GROWS WITH SPEED AND TECH TO DELIVER MORE POP CULTURE FUN” on the Microsoft Transform blog

Primary resources and social:

SharePoint site

SharePoint Community Blog

SharePoint Facebook @MSSharePoint

SharePoint Twitter@SharePoint

SPS Events

SPS Events Twitter @SPS_Events

Mark Kashman Twitter @mkashman

Chris McNulty Twitter @cmcnulty2000

Sean Squires Twitter @iamseansquires

Bob German Twitter @Bob1German

Funko @OriginalFunko

 

Upcoming Events:

European SharePoint Conference (ESPC) Copenhagen, Denmark. Nov.26-29, 2018

Office and SharePoint LIVE! 360, December 2-7, 2018

 

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