Word Clouds in Microsoft Forms

Microsoft Forms is a great tool for getting feedback on a various topic. However, if you’re using open text questions, you may find it difficult to get a quick read on basic trends and key words that are appearing in the responses. That’s a bit easier now using the Word Cloud Insights feature. Here’s how that works…

Using the URL shortener for Microsoft Forms URLs

Microsoft Forms is a great tool for data collection, but one thing that has been pretty ugly are the URLs that are generated for sharing those Forms. Microsoft listened to user feedback, and they provided a built-in way to shorten the Forms URL into something that doesn’t cause headaches. Here’s how it works…

Starting an instant Microsoft Teams meeting with Outlook’s Meet Now button

To make it easier to start an instant meeting in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft added a Meet Now option in the Teams client some time back. However, if you still live your life in the Outlook client, you had to do some major context switching to get a meeting started. Now you can click on the Meet Now option in your Outlook client calendar, and a new Teams meeting will start up. Here’s how that works…

Using the new File Upload question in Microsoft Forms

Microsoft Forms is a great survey tool, but a number of people were wanting to have a question type that would allow people to upload files when responding to a Forms survey. Microsoft listened, and now Forms will allow for people to create File Upload questions as part of their survey response experience. Here’s now that works…