365 Message Center Show #55 – Recap

In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we cover conditional access for Office.com, LinkedIn data being shown inside Outlook for Windows and iOS, enhanced view of files you have shared in OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online modern page approvals, and automatically logging people out of SharePoint and OneDrive for Business sessions.

03:40 Office.com Conditional Access Policy behavior – Read announcement MC143889 
— Clarification and fixing how office.com access works when using an access policy in Office 365.

08:03 Organization Allowed Accounts Intune Policy now in OneDrive on Android – Read announcement MC144063 **Will need Intune in your tenant
— Locking down who can use OneDrive in your organization coming to Andoid (iOS later).

10:44 Adding LinkedIn data to the people card in Outlook for iOS and Windows Read announcement MC144140 
— Microsoft is bringing in some information from LinkedIn to further enhance the people cards in Outlook. Can be helpful when on your way to a meeting!

15:19 See the file card from Shared by Me and show a weekly trend for daily views and viewers on a file Read announcement MC144168 
— Coming soon we will have statistics on user views of content we have shared in the OneDrive shared by me view. Are those you are collaborating with actually….collaborating? Well here is one way to check and see!

19:54 SharePoint Online organizational news: page approval Read announcement MC144239 
— Being able to link a special Microsoft Flow approval to the pages library on a modern ‘Communications’ site so you can allow users to create pages and news!

23:09 Idle Session Signout is now available for SharePoint and OneDrive for Business Read announcement MC144247 
— Log out sessions when users are connecting to your Office 365 tenant from a machine that isn’t joined to your domain or an approved device.

24:38 Microsoft Whiteboard is now generally available for Windows – Read more on the TechCommunity site
— Announcing the general availability of the Microsoft Whiteboard app for Windows 10 – Darrell showed off using it some and talked about how it can be used.

26:25 Introducing a free version of Microsoft Teams – Read more on the TechCommunity site
— Organizations with 300 users or less can now sign-up for a free version of Microsoft Teams. This is what some are calling a Slack competitor but with more storage and capabilities.

29:39 Microsoft Stream powers live events and brings intelligent video to Microsoft 365 – Read more on the TechCommunity site
— Live event functionality will soon be powered by Microsoft Stream and delivered through Microsoft Teams and Yammer. Some great AI-powered functionality is promised, such as speaker timelines, speech-to-text, and closed captions


*You will need proper privileges within your 365 tenant to view the messages linked above

 

365 Message Center Show #54 – Recap

In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we cover the Message Center Reader role, changes in SharePoint, OneDrive, and Exchange Web Services. Check out the time stamped links below.

02:49 Updated site usage page in SharePoint Online – Read announcement MC143535 
— Updates to what usage information we are getting from SharePoint Online. We covered this one pretty well, so check out the video.

10:00 Known Folder Move is now available for OneDrive for Business Read announcement MC143579 
— This update is great for helping your users utilize OneDrive – if not forcing them – without their need to start saving in a different place.

14:35 Multi-Factor Authentication and self-service password reset preview Read announcement MC143715 
— When users register for multi-factor authentication (MFA) and self-service password reset (SSPR) for their account, the process will be handled in one, single experience. Previously users had to enter this information twice.

19:38 Changes to Exchange Web Services for Office 365 Read announcement MC143569 
— Move your applications to OAuth 2.0 for connecting to Exchange Web Services (EWS) before October 13, 2020.

34:07 Message Center Reader role
— The new Message Center Reader role is a great step in enabling change management and training users in your organization. There are some interesting things they can also see in the Admin Center, so check out the video link for details on what they do get to see.


*You will need proper privileges within your 365 tenant to view the messages linked above

 

365 Message Center Show #53 – Recap

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.

03:30 Monthly 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.

08:26 Office 365 Threat Intelligence Threat Trackers Read announcement MC143221 
— New capabilities for analyzing trends and patterns in your organization.

13:02 Office 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.

20:00 Update 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.

27:34 Message 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.

30:27 Update 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.

34:07 Microsoft Teams launches eDiscovery for Calling and Meetings
— New eDiscovery ability in Office 365 for Teams as of July 2nd, 2018.


*You will need proper privileges within your 365 tenant to view the messages linked above

 

365 Message Center Show #52 – Recap

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.

03:06 Changes to external sharing in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint OnlineRead announcement MC142082
06:19 Branding of sharing emails for OneDrive for Business and SharePoint OnlineRead announcement MC142154
10:27 Sender rewriting scheme for auto-forwarded and relayed emails in ExchangeRead announcement MC142243
13:44 New Exchange mailbox actions to audit – Read announcement MC142244
15:10 SharePoint Online storage allocation – Read announcement MC142447
20:26 Centralized deployment for Outlook add-ins – Read announcement MC142521
24:46 Microsoft Teams new Wiki treatment with meeting notes – Also see Darrell’s deep-dive video
29:22 New Office home experience

*You will need proper privileges within your 365 tenant to view the messages linked above