• 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    

  • SQL Saturday Memphis 2018

    SQL Saturday Memphis 2018

    On October 6, 2018, I will be speaking in Memphis, Tennessee at the SQL Saturday event. The day is filled with sessions covering Azure, Python, SQL Server (of course), SQL on Linux, Power BI, and my session: Using Your On-prem Data in a Cloud World. In my session, we will discuss the benefits of using Microsoft Flow, PowerApps, and Power BI, how those benefits translate to being on-prem, and how we can use the data in Office 365 as well. We will setup a data gateway and walk through using it to connect to data wherever it resides! Click here for more details for the #SQLSatMemphis event, including registration and the schedule. [UPDATE]…

  • 365 Message Center #64 @regarding365 #RE365 #MSIgnite

    365 Message Center Show #64 Live from Microsoft Ignite! – Recap

    Special episode this week from the Microsoft Ignite conference! We sit down with Mike Ziock, Senior Director Service Engineering for Microsoft 365. We discussed a couple of messages in the Message Center, a few announcements from #MSIgnite, and talked about the process updates take from the Microsoft 365 roadmap to the Message center. 3:35 MyAnalytics nudges in Outlook – Read announcement MC148681  — Small tips appearing within Outlook to help you set some time to be focused. 7:35 Multiple improvements to Project Online – Read announcement MC148693  — Improvements coming to Project Online – but we don’t use Project Online, so Mike tells us why we would be seeing this in our messages. 9:26 OneDrive…