Amanda Sterner

Information & Communications Technology

Microsoft 365 Microsoft Teams

Amanda Sterner

Microsoft MVP | Modern Workplace Specialist at Avega Group

My favourite feeling in my job is when I can see on a person that they've actually understood how a new way of working can benefit them. For the last couple of years I have been working with the modern workplace and more recently I have been focusing on Microsoft Teams and how it can make the daily work life easier. I want to help you start loving Microsoft Teams the same way I do!

Current sessions

How to use Shifts in Microsoft Teams for planning absence

Maybe you've seen a demo from Microsoft, or maybe you've by curiosity read more about how Microsoft Teams can support firstline workers. Then you probably have heard about this tool for scheduling shifts that you use from Microsoft Teams called Shifts? But there are many companies using Microsoft Teams that don't have firstline workers (mine included) and we also want to use Shifts! In this session I’ll show you how you can use Shifts as an app for scheduling vacation and other types of absence, I’ll walk you through the settings and show you some scenarios.


Epic tips and tricks battle

Join this epic fight among champions for the absolute best tips and tricks in Microsoft Teams 🥇🥈🥉


Let’s create a no-code chat bot to use in Microsoft Teams

Have you heard about the citizen developer and the no-code way of getting things done? A dream come true to be able to create things that will ease your day to day work – right? We have Power Apps and Power Automate, and now we also have Power Virtual Agents – a tool that makes it super easy to create chat bots without code. In this session I will show you how to create a chat bot in Power Virtual Agents, how to make the bot do some smart stuff and how you can add it to Microsoft Teams.


5 tips to convince people using Slack to start using Microsoft Teams

Have you implemented Microsoft Teams but people in your organization are still using Slack? In this session I will give you 5 tips on how to convince people to start using Microsoft Teams. From hands on experience using Slack I've seen the good functionality in Slack and I will show you how you can achieve the same interaction in Microsoft Teams. This session is for the people spreading the word about Microsoft Teams, it could be the IT department, it could be business champions or the team lead who wants a happy team.


Past and future events

TeamsFest | October 2020

6 Oct 2020

Teams Day Online 2

30 Sep - 1 Oct 2020