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  • SharePoint Portal Launch Scheduler - 365 Message Center Show #194

    SharePoint Portal Launch Scheduler

    Execute a measured launch a new SharePoint portal high traffic is expected. Use a phased approach to test and monitor the performance. Get user feedback and resolve issues before making the portal widely available. This and more in this week's episode!

  • Access files offline in Teams mobile - 365 Message Center Show #193

    Access files offline in Teams mobile

    You will go offline. Or you will connect to weak Wi-Fi. When you do, you better have the files you need to keep working. Now Microsoft Teams mobile for Android supports offline files. But there are some gotchas to this ‘productivity continuity plan'. This week on the 365 Message Center Show In this episode: – Present to Teams from PowerPoint for Windows – Migrate content from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365 – Admins can install apps in meetings – Whiteboard storage changing to OneDrive for Business – Access files offline in Teams mobile – OneDrive Sync admin reports in the Microsoft 365 Apps Admin center 📢 Quick mentions – short…

  • Dropbox, Google, and Egnyte migration options

    Migrate Dropbox, Google, and more to Microsoft 365

    Microsoft has announced that the Migration Manager, within the Microsoft 365 Admin Center, will be getting new functionality. Mover.io was acquired in 2019 and is available for those with Microsoft 365 licenses. However, some of that functionality has not been integrated with the reporting and management capabilities within Microsoft 365 itself. Until now! Soon you will be able to migrate Dropbox, Google, and Egnyte content directly from within Microsoft 365. New! Migrate Dropbox, Google, and Egnyte within Microsoft 365 Announced on the 23rd of April, 2021, Microsoft will be bringing migrations of Egnyte, Google content, and Dropbox into the Migration Manager experience. The new experience for those services will be…

  • Organizers can lock Microsoft Teams meetings - 365 Message Center Show #192

    Organizers can lock Microsoft Teams meetings

    Is everyone here that needs to be here? Good. Close the door. We don't want any interruptions. If you want to ensure no further people can join a meeting, you will soon have the lock for the online meeting to do so. This week on the 365 Message Center Show In this episode: – (Updated) Viva Connections for Microsoft Teams desktop clients – SharePoint: Audience Targeting capability for Events Web Part – Organizers can lock meetings – Exchange Online – New cmdlet to make meetings shorter by default – SharePoint and Teams: Folder in site visibly connected to channel – Location Based Access Control 📢 Quick mentions – short updates…

  • Microsoft 365 Collaboration Conference M365Conf SharePoint Conference #m365conf

    Microsoft 365 Collaboration Conference

    Formerly known as the SharePoint Conference, the Microsoft 365 Collaboration Conference is back with a ‘Hybrid Event’ – Speakers and registrants can attend virtually or in-person and will be held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort! Microsoft 365 Collaboration Conference Discount Code You can save $$$ on your registration by using the discount code: GLENN The Discount Code is: GLENN     The main conference dates are June 8-10, 2021, with workshop dates on June 6, 7, & 11, 2021. Register using the link above right now for the best prices, a discount, and prizes! There will also be workshops before and after the event, so make…

  • Create tasks from Teams chats and channel posts - 365 Message Center Show #191

    Create tasks from Teams chats and channel posts

    How often have you had a conversation in Teams about a new task and forgotten to action it? Did that task even make it to a task list or the plan for your team? Creating a new task from a conversation will soon be just two clicks away. This week on the 365 Message Center Show In this episode: – New Design for Yammer Discovery and Digest Emails – Teams: Create tasks from Teams chats or channel posts – Microsoft Teams: webinars plus new meeting registration options 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates – Microsoft Information Governance: update to retention and label policies…

  • SharePoint Site Templates - 365 Message Center Show #190

    SharePoint Site Templates

    Apply new scenario-based templates to new and existing SharePoint sites. Templates contain pre-populated content and web parts to improve consistency of sites and time-to-collaborate. This week on the 365 Message Center Show In this episode: – SharePoint site templates – Customized backgrounds in Microsoft Teams meeting video coming to mobile devices – Microsoft Search: Earn Microsoft Rewards when using a work or school account – Outlook for iOS – More actions available in New Message and New Event press and hold menus – Microsoft Teams: introducing organization-wide backgrounds (preview) 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates – Opt-in to the new Teams live events…

  • New breakout room functionality for Teams meetings - 365 Message Center Show #189

    New breakout room functionality for Teams meetings

    Persistent breakout rooms for recurring Microsoft Teams meetings. Set timers for breakouts to call everyone back to the main meeting. These updates are welcome news for educators and workshop facilitators alike. This week on the 365 Message Center Show In this episode: – New breakout room functionality coming to Microsoft Teams – New PowerPoint Live Presentation option with desktop and window sharing – Yammer: Essential Announcements – Quick Create – Easily Create Power BI Reports from Lists – PowerPoint Live: Present to Teams from PowerPoint Web App – Teams: Join a meeting with digital meeting ID 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates –…

  • Multiple Spotlights coming to Teams meetings - 365 Message Center Show #188

    Multiple Spotlights coming to Teams meetings

    Focus your audience on up to 7 people using the new Multiple Spotlights update in Teams meetings. Panel discussions for meetings and webinars will be easier to run using meetings. This week on the 365 Message Center Show Focus your audience on up to 7 people using the new Multiple Spotlights update in Teams meetings. Panel discussions for meetings and webinars will be easier to run using meetings. In this episode: – Microsoft Lists: new Integrate drop-down menu, powered by SharePoint – Update on UserVoice sites – Expanding access to My Day from Outlook on the web to Office.com – Microsoft Teams: Call Merge – Microsoft Teams to allow only…