Sync Up – a OneDrive podcast : Episode 5, “Empowering Mac users”

January 14, 2020

Sync Up is your monthly podcast hosted by the OneDrive team taking you behind the scenes of OneDrive, shedding light on how OneDrive connects you to all your files in Microsoft 365 so you can share and work together from anywhere. You will hear from experts behind the design and development of OneDrive, as well as customers and Microsoft MVPs. Each episode will also give you news and announcements, special topics of discussion, and best practices for your OneDrive experience.

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Episode 5, “Empowering mac users” focuses on how we enable mac users to have secure access to all their files as well as be more productive and collaborative. Along with our guest speakers, Jonathan Leung and Brittany Chua, co-hosts Jason Moore and Ankita Kirti discuss the major functionalities supported by OneDrive in macOS, unique challenges and differences between Windows and Mac, Office Collaboration Sync Integration (OSCI), tips for new Mac users and admins, and more.

We end the episode with updates on our latest OneDrive events and our special, the team's Top Song from 2019, and Jason's book recommendation for the new year.

Tune in!


Meet your show hosts and guests for the episode:


Jason Moore is the principal group program manager for OneDrive and the Microsoft 365 files experience. He loves files, folders, and metadata. Twitter: @jasmo 

Ankita Kirti is a product manager on the Microsoft 365 product marketing team responsible for OneDrive for Business. Twitter: @Ankita_Kirti21

Jonathan Leung is a Program Manager for OneDrive experiences for both Mac and PC.


Brittany Chua is a Software Engineer for OneDrive experiences for both Mac and PC.

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Be sure to visit our show page to hear all the episodes, access the show notes, and get bonus content. And stay connected to the OneDrive community blog where we’ll share more information per episode, guest insights, and take any questions from our listeners and OneDrive users. We, too, welcome your ideas for future episodes topics and segments. Keep the discussion going in comments below.

As you can see, we continue to evolve OneDrive as a place to access, share, and collaborate on all your files in Office 365, keeping them protected and readily accessible on all your devices, anywhere. We, at OneDrive, will shine a recurring light on the importance of you, the user.  We will continue working to make OneDrive and related apps more approachable. The OneDrive team wants you to unleash your creativity. And we will do this, together, one episode at a time.

Thanks for your time reading and listening to all things OneDrive,

Ankita Kirti – OneDrive product manager | Microsoft