In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we discuss major changes in SharePoint, Teams, and Office. Check out the time stamped links below.
03:30Monthly feature updates for Office 2016 for Office 365 – Read announcement MC142651
— Our monthly update for Office – some exciting stuff, including being able to title your slides with a pen in PowerPoint.
13:02Office 365 System Requirements for Client Connectivity – Read announcement MC143230
— Older versions of Office (including Office 2016) will not be able to connect to Office 365 – SharePoint Online, Exchange Online, etc. – after October 2020.
20:00Update for Machine Translation Services from SharePoint Online – Read announcement MC143381
— Manual translation services in SharePoint Online via MTS will be disabled September 2018.
23:37 Replacing Site Content and Structure in SharePoint Online – Read announcement MC143382
— Site Content and Structure page/functionality will be removed September 2018, and Microsoft wants you to start using File Move and Copy to carry out file management moves. This is a major issue if you are using this functionality to move sites and other non-document structure.
27:34Message translation in Microsoft Teams– Read announcement MC143426
— Users will be able to manually translate Microsoft Teams messages inline, but it is being rolled out turned off by default.
30:27Update on Visio Web Access from SharePoint Online – Read announcement MC143503
— The removal of Visio Web Access from SharePoint Online has been delayed due to popular demand (Microsoft listens!). The new deadline for you to move to Visio Online functionality is September 2019.
34:07Microsoft Teams launches eDiscovery for Calling and Meetings
— New eDiscovery ability in Office 365 for Teams as of July 2nd, 2018.
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I absolutely love being part of the Microsoft technical community. It is a place to grow, connect, and learn. More specifically, the SharePoint and Office 365 community is one where I have given the most and received the most with growth and friendships.
I am so happy to announce that Microsoft has presented me again with the MVP award for my efforts in the community. I can’t wait for what this coming 12 months has in store and I want to keep giving back! I am always open to connecting with user groups and events – please let me know if I can help you grow your local technical community!
In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we discuss the impact of changes made to sharing and email branding options in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online, controlling your email domain and sender rewriting scheme, auditing Exchange mailbox actions, the changes to the amount of storage in SharePoint Online, and Outlook add-in deployment.
SharePoint Saturday New York City 2018 will be a fantastic conference and I will be delivering a joint presentation with Sarah Haase this year!
We will be giving a new session titled Driving adoption of Microsoft Flow, one solution at a time. In the session, you will learn the essentials of the Microsoft Flow service and how it can be used to drive business value. You’ll also learn how to showcase custom workflow templates for your organization to give your users a jump-start with Microsoft Flow.
Those changes, although no too drastic, will have an impact on users and their workloads. A few of the crew at @REgarding365, Sarah Haase, Loryan Strant, Darrell Webster and I, decided to get together to discuss the upcoming changes and what the impacts might be. Enjoy the video:
I created a new SharePoint Online Communications site recently and I wanted to share it with someone outside my organization. Unfortunately, when I tried to share the site with them, I received an error!
The error, “Your organization’s policies don’t allow you to share with these users. Go to External Sharing in the Office 365 admin center to enable it.“, is pretty straightforward and to the point: external sharing is turned off for Office 365 and I need to enable it….or is the error wrong?!?
Check out my video below where I show the issue and how to enable external sharing in SharePoint Online.
I am heading to Canada on June 2nd for SharePoint Saturday Montreal!
I will be giving a session titled Gaining insights with Power BI. In the session, I will talk about how to build compelling dashboards and how you can get insights from your data. I will also cover managing the Power BI service and how to use the different apps.