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  • M365 Saskatchewan 2020 #M365Sask

    M365 Saturday Saskatchewan

    * 10/3/2020 Updated at the bottom with resources from the session. M365 Saturday Saskatchewan 2020 is going virtual! The FREE event is happening October 3rd, 2020 and will feature some great content. 30 sessions in total along with a keynote by Jeff Teper! Session rooms are in the following categories: Microsoft 365 Development SharePoint Online Power Platform Microsoft Teams My session, Gaining insights with Power BI, is scheduled for 1:30pm local time / 2:30pm Central US time. The schedule is amazing with so many great speakers and sessions! Register and then check out all the sessions! Resources Gaining Insights with Power BI – M365 Saskatchewan 2020 (Slides) Download Microsoft Power…

  • End of Internet Explorer 11 Support in Microsoft 365

    End of Internet Explorer 11 Support in Microsoft 365

    Microsoft has announced today that the end of Internet Explorer 11 support in Microsoft 365 will happen soon. Your organization needs to prepare now for this change. End of Internet Explorer 11 Support and sunset of Microsoft Edge Legacy As announced August 17th, 2020, the end of support within Microsoft 365 apps will be happening over the course of the next year. However, the first service to stop supporting Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) is Microsoft Teams on November 30th, 2020. If your users are utilizing Teams using IE 11, they need to either switch to Microsoft Edge, another supported browser, or use Teams using the Windows application. Starting August…

  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Updates to Teams usage reports – #156

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Get greater visibility of how people are using Microsoft Teams within your organization. Updates to the usage reports will show how recent features are being used. Identify power users. Target user adoption efforts. – SharePoint lists and libraries – improved image columns – Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current Channel – Speaker attribution in Live Captions – SharePoint: Download SharePoint site usage data in Excel – Updates to Teams usage reports in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center and the Teams Admin Center – Service reminder: Skype for Business Online is retiring in 12 months – Introducing the Organizer only Teams…

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    Microsoft Teams Call Merge – #155

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show On a group call and see another call coming in from someone else on the same project? Answer their call. You might find they can join your current call. Now, you'll be able to merge the calls effortlessly. No need to ask them to hang up so you can add them to the group call. – Outlook – new resource booking capabilities – WELCOME TO DYNAMICS 365 CUSTOMER VOICE – Microsoft Teams Call Merge – Update on Copy and Restore operations – Retirement of notifications functionality in all Office 365 web apps except Outlook – Office 365 ATP: External email forwarding controls…

  • sql saturday auckland 2020

    SQL Saturday Auckland 2020

    SQL Saturday Auckland 2020 is going virtual! The FREE event is happening August 8th, 2020 and will feature some fantastic content. 50 sessions in total! Sessions are broken out into the following categories: Machine Learning & Advanced Analytics Application & Database Development Cloud Application Development & Deployment Power BI Learning Path for Data professional Job I will be giving a session on how you can use your data in the Microsoft cloud, no matter where it lives. My session will start at 9:50AM local time (4:50PM Central US time). The schedule is amazing with so many great speakers and sessions! Register and then check out all the sessions!

  • PASS Virtual Summit 2020 #PASSSummit

    PASS Summit 2020

    I am excited to announce that I will be speaking at #PASSsummit 2020! This year's PASS Virtual Summit will have pre-conference workshops starting November 10th, 2020 and continue with several days of sessions. What is PASS Virtual Summit? As the Summit site mentions, “With over 250 in-depth sessions across four key streams of: Architecture, Data Management, Analytics and Professional Development, this really is the event for data professionals across the world.” Summit has been celebrated for many years by data professionals as THE global conference by data people, for data people. This year's event will be virtual and available online for attendees worldwide, so registered today! Power BI Sharing Session…

  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Centralized management for SharePoint hub visitor permissions –  #154

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Hub sites and the sites associated with a hub don't necessarily share the same permissions. One might have access to the Hub site, but an associated site might not allow the same visitor. This update enables visitor access to be centralized at the Hub site. Permissions for visitors can be set to sync to the associated site, ensuring visitors can visit. – SharePoint – Centralized management for hub visitor permissions – NewTek NDI for Teams – New file sharing experience in Teams – New question and answer capabilities coming to Yammer communities – Azure CDN caching for SharePoint and OneDrive Video Join…

  • SharePoint Workflow is Dead

    SharePoint Workflows are Dead (Almost)

    The end of support for “SharePoint 2010 workflows” in Microsoft 365 will be November 1st, 2020. The title of the blog post, Support update for SharePoint 2010 workflows in Microsoft 365, doesn't make it clear, but we are seeing the beginning of the end for SharePoint workflows in SharePoint Online. This is truly the end of SharePoint workflow. End of SharePoint Workflow It isn't a surprise that Microsoft is moving to not support native workflows in SharePoint. At Microsoft's Ignite conference in 2016, Microsoft announced that support for SharePoint Designer workflows (and InfoPath forms) in SharePoint Server (on-premises) would in time not be supported. The end of support date was…

  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Introducing Microsoft Lists home –  #153

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Announced at Microsoft Build, the first stage of Microsoft Lists will start arriving in tenants late July. The Microsoft Lists home page will bring together recently visited and favorite lists, and you can create a new list from scratch. – Retiring SharePoint 2010 Workflows – Cortana Briefing email – Introducing Microsoft Lists home (web) – Updates for Office Pro Plus – Required columns will now sync as read/write – Cortana voice assistance in Teams mobile Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover the latest messages in the Microsoft 365 Message Center. Check out Daniel and Darrell's own…

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    General availability of the new Yammer –  #152

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show The new Yammer is shifting out of preview, with it's largest list of updates in a long time. Yammer has become a community platform, evident in it's change from Yammer groups to Yammer communities. The updates bring more community management features to encourage conversation. – Microsoft Teams gallery view – 49 participants – General availability of the new Yammer – Rename title column in SharePoint lists and libraries – New tasks experience becomes generally available in Outlook on the web – Automatically block guest access to new OneDrive and SharePoint files until scans are complete – OneDrive Sync Help Pane on macOS…