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  • Updates for Microsoft Teams connected team sites - 365 Message Center Show #199

    Updates for Microsoft Teams connected team sites

    What are Microsoft Teams connected team sites and Microsoft Teams connected channel sites? Learn these phrases. Understand what they mean. Get comfortable with describing them to people working SharePoint and Microsoft Teams. In this episode, we make sense of a confusing message. One that prepares us for some visual changes, changes to permissions and sensitivity label controls, for team sites connected to a Microsoft Team.

  • Power Apps can now display images from Microsoft Lists - 365 Message Center Show #196

    Power Apps can now display images from Microsoft Lists

    Use the images stored in a Microsoft List and surface them in Power Apps. Create apps that help frontline workers. Use a Microsoft List in the back end to manage the content, now with images. New apps that use the SharePoint connector to add a list as a data source may display images from the list if they are present in the list.

  • SharePoint admin center: New homepage insights dashboard - 365 Message Center Show #195

    SharePoint admin center: New homepage insights dashboard

    The home page for the SharePoint Admin Center now shows quick insights in a familiar card format, seen on the Microsoft 365 Admin Center home page. SharePoint admins can focus on what matters to their role and get a quick start to frequent tasks. Check out this new feature!

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • SharePoint Page Analytics - 365 Message Center Show #186

    SharePoint Page Analytics

    New analytics for SharePoint pages and news reveal helpful insights. Learn more about how your organization views your pages. Update your content to improve engagement. This week on the 365 Message Center Show In this episode: – Immersive Reader is coming to SharePoint pages and news posts – SharePoint Events web part will display event images – Announcing general availability of guest support in Yammer (native mode) – Microsoft Teams: AI-assisted poll creation for Teams meeting presenters – SharePoint Page Analytics 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates – Microsoft Teams: Mobile optimized network data usage – Improved Person columns in Microsoft Lists Join…

  • Enable your team with Microsoft Lists

    Enable your team with Microsoft Lists

    Microsoft Lists is one of the newer services in Microsoft 365. Lists enables interaction with list data in a more meaningful way and makes the content more accessible. I am so happy to be presenting a new session entitled Enable your team with Microsoft Lists. My co-presenter will be Shafina Hassam! Enable your team with Microsoft Lists Shafina and I will be presenting our new session to the Northern Virginia 365 and Azure User Group, located just outside of Washington D.C. However, this time around we will be presenting the session virtually. So anyone in the world can join! Come learn with us as we explore Microsoft Lists and how…

  • 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…