William Huneycutt

William Huneycutt

Upskill Tech

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

William (Andy) Huneycutt is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) specializing in Office 365 and SharePoint. He has worked as a training instructor, courseware developer, and consultant for ASPE Training since 2011.

As a courseware developer for ASPE, he develops custom training and coaching solutions for Office 365 and SharePoint. His primary focuses are Business Process Automation, SharePoint for Business Analysts, and Workflows for SharePoint. Business Process Automation is centered on out-of-the-box solutions for content services, form services, business automation processes through workflows, and no code solutions.

Andy currently serves on the advisory board for the SharePoint Institute, an organization dedicated to the advancement of professionals through real-world SharePoint certification. He also serves on the leadership committee of the Charlotte Area SharePoint User Group and SharePoint Saturday for Charlotte, NC.


Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology


  • Office 365 SharePoint Productivity

Organize and deliver Teams meetings like a pro!

Meetings are essential to collaboration in Microsoft Teams. In this session, learn how meetings work and how to deliver meetings like a pro in Teams. From scheduling and sending invites to assigning roles and delivering meetings including audio, video, and sharing Teams Meetings provide a rich and interactive experience.

Topics include:
Scheduling meetings from Teams vs. Outlook
Setting roles for organizers, presenters, attendees and guests
Understanding and preparing attendees to join a meeting
Managing audio, video, and communication before and during the meeting
Better Sharing of content and seamless transitions while presenting
Recent updates to the meeting experience
And more!

Stop delivering mundane meetings and level to to delivering meetings like a pro in Microsoft Teams!

Lights, camera, action with Microsoft Teams

Teams meetings are core to collaboration in the hybrid workplace.

In this session, we'll take a deep dive into how you can make the most of your meeting experience with video, screen sharing, and meeting recordings.

Topics include:
- How to manage meeting recordings
- Setting meeting options for presenters, attendees, and guests
- Spotlight, pin, and focus on presenters
- Together mode
- Presenter modes for standout, side-by-side, and reporter views
- PowerPoint live for a better PowerPoint experience
- Customizing your background
- Share your screen, window, or whiteboard
- Use your phones camera as a web cam or secondary camera

and more!

External Sharing in Microsoft 365

SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, and OneDrive for Business all allow users in your organization to share files with colleagues in the org quickly and easily. But Microsoft 365 also allows users to securely share with partners, customers, and others outside the company while providing admins control over external sharing settings.

Take a deep dive and learn:
How external sharing works from the user's perspective
How to share in a Team, in a SharePoint site, from OneDrive, and the using the OneDrive sync app
How to share files and sites
How to limit sharing as a site or Team owner

And how admins can:
Manage the organization-level external sharing settings
Manage external sharing settings for sites
Limit sharing when necessary

Deep Dive Microsoft Lists

Let's take a deep dive into Microsoft Lists. Microsoft Lists allow you to track information and organize work, quickly and easily. You can use lists for personal productivity and for team collaboration.

In this session, we'll discuss:

Web, desktop, mobile, and Teams experience
Syncing lists for offline access
Sort, filter, and group items
Gallery, Calendar, and Board Views
View and column formatting
No-code and low-code form customization
Power App integration
Alerts, rules, and notifications
Power Automate integration
Sharing lists with colleagues

And more!

APP303 - The new Stream (on SharePoint) for all your video needs!

Farewell Microsoft Stream (Classic), welcome the new Stream (on SharePoint)! in this session, we'll discuss all the changes to how video files are handled in Microsoft 365 including the retirement of Stream (Classic) and what this means for you and your users.

Topics include:
The new Stream start page to find your videos & videos shared with you,

How to create custom page, site, & portal experiences for videos to create destinations for SharePoint, Teams, and Viva to feature your videos

How to share videos with teammates in the organization and external colleagues as well.

How to manage video files with version history, chapters, transcripts & captions, comments, custom thumbnails, and more!

We'll also discuss using analytics for video content such as tracking views. And we'll deep dive into what you need to know to migrate from Microsoft Stream (Classic) to the new Stream (on SharePoint).

FLO203 - Business Process Automation: Advanced Workflow Solutions

BPA is the automation of complex business processes beyond conventional data management. It focuses on “run the business” activities and often deals with event-driven, mission-critical, core processes. In this session, you will learn about the evolution of workflow with the introduction of Microsoft Flow.

We will compare creating custom workflows using SharePoint Designer and Microsoft Flow, including a detailed breakdown of the features supported in each. This session is designed to showcase how custom workflows can provide a rich feature set, and a no code solution, that helps increase efficiency in the workplace, provide transparency, and promote accountability.

Using real-world examples, we will demonstrate how to design workflow solutions to meet the ever-changing business requirements faced by today’s business professionals.

PWR302 - Business Process Automation with PowerApps and Flow

In 2016, Microsoft introduced two new tools for Office 365: PowerApps and Flow. PowerApps is designed for power users everywhere to connect, create and share business data with your team on any device in minutes. Flow is designed to create automated workflows between your applications and services, such as SharePoint, to get notifications, synchronize files and collect data. 

In this session, users will learn how to get started quickly with the PowerApps to create apps with an Microsoft Office-like experience. Users will discover how to use built-in connections to connect PowerApps to services such as SharePoint, Office 365, and OneDrive, and even on-premises systems such as SharePoint. Users will also learn how to share PowerApps with coworkers to take advantage of an app you created. 

This session will also discuss how to get started with Microsoft Flow. Users will learn how to take advantage of pre-built templates for creating workflows. Users will also learn how to create their own flows in an easy visual designer that works anywhere on the web. Finally, we'll discuss how to manage your Flows during and after runtime.

The future of SharePoint is exciting, and the addition of PowerApps and Flow can help to address the myriad of business processes faced by today’s business teams.

PWR102 - Real World No-Code Solutions Build with Office 365

SharePoint Online combined with Office 365 is a powerful platform that can empower business users to create no code solutions to effectively handle daily business processes. In this session, we'll explore three solutions built using SharePoint to showcase these awesome capabilities.

A simple, but powerful list based business solution using a SharePoint custom list with Microsoft PowerApps and Microsoft Flow for an approval process.

A document library based solution using Content Types and metadata for building reports.

A site based solution using a Communication site to build an intranet for publishing corporate policies and procedures.

This session is designed to showcase the capabilities of SharePoint Online and Office 365 to inspire you to start building your own custom business solutions.

I didn't know you could do that with OneDrive!

OneDrive for Business is the Microsoft cloud storage service that comes with Office 365 or SharePoint Server. With OneDrive, you can securely store all your files in one place, share them with others, and get to them from anywhere.

But did you know that OneDrive can sync SharePoint document libraries using the new and improved OneDrive sync client on both Windows and Mac OS X?
Or you can move and copy files quickly and easily with metadata between OneDrive and SharePoint?
Or that you can securely share content with users both internally and externally to your organization?
How would you like to be able to work with a colleague on the same file, at the same time, in real time?
Or perhaps you'd like to use a workflow for content in your OneDrive?

Join me in this interactive, hands-on session where I demonstrate the new features that you should be aware of when working with OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online.

WRK502 - Microsoft Teams Implementation Workshop

Microsoft Teams is here and its awesome! Are you and your organization ready to collaborate in real time? Are you looking to integrate a wide range of tools into a single workspace so your team can quickly iterate on projects or better manage day-to-day business activities? Then Microsoft Teams is for you!

Teams is the chat-based workspace in Office 365 that builds on existing Microsoft technologies woven together by Office 365 Groups. Teams is designed for teamwork and flexibility. Powered by the cloud, Teams brings together the best of Office 365 into a single workspace for working with people, managing conversations, maintaining files, and integrating Office 365 applications, so everyone has instant access to everything they need.

This workshop will cover how to plan for Microsoft Teams including:
Overview of Microsoft Teams
Discussion of architecture
How to get started with Microsoft Teams
Best practices of organizing teams in Microsoft Teams
How SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business interact with Microsoft Teams

This workshop will also cover how to plan, deliver, and operate Microsoft Teams for:
Groups, Roles and Permissions
Compliance and Security
Monitoring Usage and Quality

If your organization is currently considering deploying Microsoft Teams this workshop is for you.

WRK106 - Business Process Automation with PowerApps and Flow

Learn how to get started quickly with Power Apps and Power Automate (Flow) in SharePoint Online. Discover how to use built-in connections to connect Power Apps to services such as SharePoint Online, Office 365 apps, and even SharePoint on-premise. Learn how to customize the look and feel of forms and apps to meet the needs of users and apply company branding. Also, learn how to share Power Apps with colleagues without going over budget.

• Customize SharePoint list forms with Power Apps
• Create a canvas app based on a SharePoint list
• Connect to data sources
• Themes, branding, and layouts
• Conditional formatting
• Rules and data validation
• Formula bar

This session will also discuss how to get started with Power Automate (Flow). Learn how to take advantage of pre-built templates for creating workflows. Learn how to create custom Flows in an easy-to-use visual designer right in a web browser. Finally, we'll discuss how to manage your Flows during and after runtime.

• Connectors, data sources, and gateways
• Events vs triggers
• SharePoint Designer actions vs Flow actions
• Conditions for Flow
• Workflow history
• Flow connections and ownership
• Licensing

The future of SharePoint is exciting, and the addition of Power Apps and Power Automate (Flow) can help to address the challenges faced by today’s information workers.

Microsoft 365 EduCon & PWR EduCon Seattle 2023 Upcoming

August 2023 Seattle, Washington, United States

Microsoft 365 EduCon DC 2023 Upcoming

June 2023 Washington, Washington, D.C., United States

Microsoft 365 EduCon Chicago 2022

September 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Microsoft 365 EduCon Seattle 2022

May 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States

365 EduCon DC 2021

December 2021 Washington, Washington, D.C., United States

SPFest Chicago 2021

July 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

SharePoint Fest Chicago 2019

December 2019 Chicago, Illinois, United States

SharePoint Fest Seattle 2019

August 2019 Seattle, Washington, United States

SharePoint Fest DC 2019

April 2019 Washington, Washington, D.C., United States

SharePoint Fest Chicago 2018

December 2018 Chicago, Illinois, United States

William Huneycutt

Upskill Tech

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States