• 365 Message Center Show #72 – Recap

    In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we discuss the forcing of small business SKUs to Microsoft Teams, LOTS of SharePoint Online updates, including page features & web parts, new mobile capture functionality with metadata, and more! 2:23 Microsoft Teams is ready for your organization – you can begin your upgrade today MC152804 & MC152862– Watch the special edition episode: Automatic upgrade from Skype4B to #MicrosoftTeams — For Small Business Office 365 customers, your messaging experience is going to be automatically upgraded to Microsoft Teams. Make sure you watch the special episode where Darrell walked through the issue. 3:22 Simplifying your Mac users Skype meeting sign in process – Read announcement MC164965…

  • MVPDays Flow Conference 2018

    MVPDays – Microsoft Flow Conference

    I am happy to announce I will be part of the first ‘MVPDays – Microsoft Flow Conference’ on December 12th, 2018. I will be discussing how you can use Power BI, Microsoft Flow, and PowerApps with your data – even if the data is on your internal on-premises network. Make sure you register to join this day of free training on Microsoft Flow: Register now – space limited

  • 365 Message Center Show #71 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #71 – Recap

    In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we discuss the all new org-wide team in Microsoft Teams, how you can author custom sensitive types via the UI, creating sites associated with a hub site directly from the hub, and more! 3:41 Create an org-wide team (for up to 1,000 users) in Microsoft Teams – Read announcement MC152529 — You are now able to create org-wide teams – if your organization has 1,000 users or less. Check out the REgarding 365 team’s debate on using org-wide teams here: Org-wide Microsoft Teams Opinions: #RE365 Debate 04 9:12 New authoring experience for custom sensitive types – Read announcement MC152952 — You can now create sensitive…

  • 365 Message Center Show #70 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #70 – Recap

    In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we discuss changes coming to how Microsoft Search handles your OneDrive for Business content, new automated emails coming to your users, Microsoft Stream giving everyone awesome features, and more! 3:48 Improving the way we show user’s private OneDrive content in Microsoft Search in SharePoint – Read announcement MC152529 — Highlighting files that show via search from OneDrive for Business and keeping your OneDrive for Business content private when using Microsoft Search via the API. The Additional information link has more details: SharePoint Online search results no longer includes private OneDrive for Business results 9:38 Retiring Microsoft Teams for Windows 10 S app in the…

  • 365 Message Center Show #69 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #69 – Recap

    In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we discuss adding Teams to an Office 365 Group via SharePoint, Office Online updates, and more! 5:01 Add Microsoft Teams to existing Office 365 Groups directly from SharePoint Online team sites – Read announcement MC151939 — You will be able to add Microsoft Teams to an Office 365 Group via your Group connected SharePoint site. This gives you a new vector to get Teams connected to your Office 365 Group. 12:54 Updated feature: Ribbon in Word Online, PowerPoint Online, and Excel Online – Read announcement MC152122 — The collapsible ‘simple’ ribbon is coming to your Office Online. We also talked about the icons are…

  • 365 Message Center Show #68 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #68 – Recap

    In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we discuss a targeted Power BI message, new default setting for Exchange resources, the help and support pane in Office 365, and more! 3:31 Exchange Online – calendar AutomateProcessing changes through PowerShell – Read announcement MC151582 — When using PowerShell to create new resources (conference rooms, etc.), the default behavior will be to automatically accept the reservation if the resource is free. Previously, the default was ‘AutoUpdate’, which meant that a delegate for the mailbox had to approve the request manually. 6:52 Disabling Basic authentication in Exchange Online – Public Preview Now Available – Read announcement MC151642 — If you are using apps to…

  • 365 Message Center Show #67 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #67 – Recap

    In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we discuss anti-spoofing, @mentions in SharePoint, reminder emails from SharePoint lists, goodbye to T-bot, and more! 3:29 Reminder: We’re extending coverage of enhanced anti-spoofing protection to all Exchange Online organizations – Read announcement MC150492  — A reminder for a change we have previously talked about – anti-spoofing coming to all Exchange Online subscribers 3:59 New feature: @mentions in page comments in SharePoint Online – Read announcement MC150553 — Mention someone within your organization on a SharePoint page in the comments. Darrell asked is this ‘SharePoint Social’ 2.0? 18:17 Known Issue: Enlighted Apps and Office 365 ProPlus apps, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint – Read announcement MC150680…

  • Attendees Creating a custom Microsoft Flow template gallery in SharePoint

    Creating a custom Microsoft Flow template gallery in SharePoint

    Microsoft Flow is the workflow tool in Office 365 to automate your tasks and business processes, whether your systems are on-premises, in Microsoft’s cloud, or even if they are not part of Microsoft’s catalog. Flow allows you to create templates to help you not recreate the wheel when you are creating your flows and you can even share those flows with others by exporting the templates. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to work with Sarah Haase (Office Apps & Services Microsoft MVP) on an interesting issue: how to share Microsoft Flow templates within an organization without uploading them to the public Flow template gallery. Sarah put together a blog series…

  • Microsoft Ignite 2018 Keynote Interviews #MSIgnite

    Microsoft Ignite Keynote Interviews with Microsoft MVPs

    The 2018 installment of the Microsoft Ignite conference was a week filled with learning, sharing, and connecting with the tech community. The week got started with a Keynote kicked off by Julia White and delivered by Satya Nadella. I was able to catch up with several Microsoft MVPs before and after the keynote to discuss what they’re looking for forward to at the conference, as well as what they thought about the announcements in the keynote. Check out the interviews video below with Heather Newman, Sarah Haase, Luc Labelle, Mike Maadarani, and Drew Madelung – it was created, edited, and produced all on my mobile phone while at the conference.

  • SharePoint Fest Chicago December 3-7 2018

    SharePoint Fest Chicago 2018

    I am excited to announce that I will be speaking at SharePoint Fest Chicago this year! Make sure you use my discount code GLENN100 to save on your registration for #SPFestChicago! I will be giving three presentations this time – check out the quick video below to hear exactly what my sessions are about! OFF301 – Keeping up with change in Office 365 TMS202 – Use Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Office 2016 to Keep Your Group in Sync BI102 – Gaining insights with Power BI