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  • Viva Connections (Public preview) is rolling out - 365 Message Center Show #210

    Viva Connections is rolling out

    Add your Viva Connections dashboard to your home site and start creating cards to help employees find relevant resources and complete essential tasks. Display a personalized list of conversations and news from across the organization.

  • 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…

  • Microsoft Teams Pro The new old service plan - 182

    Teams Pro: The new old service plan

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show The news initially caused a kerfuffle as the community made assumptions about a poorly written MC message announcing a new Microsoft Teams service plan. Were organization's going to need to buy different license for a pro version of Microsoft Teams? In this episode: Microsoft Teams: Share to Teams from Outlook Adding taxonomy columns for modern SharePoint library views 1:1 Call recording policy introduction Announcing a new service plan, Teams Pro Align the experience for creating a team from different Teams interfaces Outlook – Reactions and new notification experience 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates New…

  • 365 Message Center #63 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #63 – Recap

    In this week's episode of the 365 Message Center Show, there were several Outlook messages (new experience previews in the client and on the web, removal of the Groups footnote in emails, suggested replies, & block meeting invites from being forwarded), Insights in Excel (watch this space!!), preparedness for Hurricane Florence, and more! 1:40 Modern library content types and document templates in SharePoint Online – Read announcement MC147664  — Darrell talked about this more in the last episode – this update makes it easier for content creators to add template options to document libraries in SharePoint 3:35 Outlook for Windows user experience updates and Coming Soon preview pane – Read announcement MC147699 — This…

  • SharePoint Dashboards using Power BI – Nashville Excel & Power BI User Group

    I am presenting at the Nashville Modern Excel user group on April 13, 2017 – come join us! My talk will focus on using SharePoint to build business intelligence dashboards with Power BI and Excel. Register on the user group site: Nashville Excel & Power BI User Group [UPDATE] Thank you to everyone who attended my presentation – what a great group!

  • Power BI Mobile

    Securely Embed Power BI Reports in SharePoint

    The business intelligence landscape in SharePoint has a new and improved story to tell with Power BI! Join me on April 13th at the Nashville Excel & Power BI User Group – I present a session on Power BI Dashboards in SharePoint Online. The presentation will be heavy on demos as I walk through the BI options in SharePoint – using list views, Excel, and Power BI – to tell great data stories. I will also show the awesomeness of the Power BI mobile app on iOS! The meeting is free and lunch is provided! Register: Nashville Excel & Power BI Meetup

  • Building Business Intelligence Dashboards with SharePoint Data – December 1st 2015

    I will be co-presenting at the Nashville Business Intelligence User Group meeting this month. We will be walking attendees through creating dashboards using Power BI and I will be focusing on using SharePoint data. I will show how to use Excel to create dashboards within SharePoint web part pages – first with an export of a SharePoint list and then an import of a SharePoint list into Excel. We will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each method. I will then show linking to the same SharePoint list data using the Power BI Desktop application and then publishing it to Power BI. [UPDATE] The meeting went really well – Tammy…