Adding a Plug for Office Hours

Office (365) Hours is a twice-monthly series that runs on the first and third Wednesday morning each month at 11am eastern in which I sit down with one or more experts for a deep dive into a Microsoft 365-related topic. You can find past episodes on the AvePoint blog and YouTube using the #o365hours hashtag, or you can visit our dedicated page at

Past episodes have featured a wide range of topics, including:

  • Extending Microsoft Lists with Microsoft’s Mark Kashman (@mkashman)
  • Microsoft Viva and with Microsoft MVP Paul Keijzers (@KbWorks)
  • Citizen Development and the Power Platform with Microsoft MVP Rene Modery (@modery)
  • Microsoft 365 Compliance with Microsoft’s Erica Toelle (@ericatoelle)
  • What is Microsoft Doing to Improve SharePoint Search? with Microsoft RD & MVP Eric Overfield (@ericoverfield)
  • The Microsoft 365 Principles of Retention with Microsoft MVP Joanne Klein (@joannecklein)
  • The Role of Information Architecture in Microsoft Viva with Microsoft MVP Sue Hanley (@susanhanley)
  • and many more!

If you have not already registered, be sure to sign up at to receive notifications about upcoming episodes.

Here is what is coming up in April and May:

April 6th – What Does Learning Look Like in the Hybrid Workplace?

In the episode, I’ll be joined by Microsoft MVP and Managing Director of OnPoint Solutions, Kirsty McGrath (@kirstymcgrath13) to discuss changes in the learning space due to the pandemic, and what learning models will look like in the new hybrid organization.

Office 365 Hours (#o365hours) with Kirsty McGrath

April 20th – Personal Case Study: Managing Diabetes using the Power Platform

In this episode, I’ll be joined by Microsoft MVP and Associate Director & Power Platform Practice Lead at Protiviti, Haniel Croitoru (@hcroitoru) to discuss using the Power Platform to solve business and technical problems, and how he leveraged the technology to create an app to help his daughter.

Office 365 Hours (#o365hours) with Haniel Croitoru

May 4th – Minimizing Power Platform Sprawl

In this episode, I’ll be joined by Microsoft MVP and President of Focal Point Solutions, LLC, Stacy Deere-Strole (@sldeere), and Richard Toland (@rrtoland), Chief Technology Officer at Focal Point, to discuss the proliferation of Power Platform solutions, and what organizations can do to enforce governance of these solutions.

Office 365 Hours (#o365hours) with Stacy Deere-Strole and Richard Toland


I hope you can join us for these informative and timely topics about the technology you and your company use every day. And once again — please register so that you’ll get the reminders!

Better yet, if you would like to be a guest on my series, please ping me! Always interested in filling out the content schedule 🙂


Christian Buckley

Christian is a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP, and an award-winning product marketer and technology evangelist, based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He is the Director of North American Partner Management for leading ISV Rencore (, leads content strategy for TekkiGurus, and is an advisor for both revealit.TV and WellnessWits. He hosts the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.