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  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Interactive Yammer email in Outlook on the Web #132 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show They weren't kidding when they coined the #yearofyammer tag at #MSIgnite last year. Imagine working your way through your email notifications from #MicrosoftTeams, #Yammer, and other #Microsoft365 services. You open an email notification for a Yammer conversation and while you're in your flow answering email, you post a quick response to the Yammer thread – direct from email! This level of email interaction is also coming to Teams. But Yammer is set to give us the first taste. Nice! Also in this week's show: – Rolling back Office Message Encryption domain customization changes – Updated: Teams Channel Cross posting – Restricting forms-based…

  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Create Yammer live events using Microsoft Teams #131 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Create a Yammer live event and produce it from within Microsoft Teams. This simplifies producing live events, for orgs that don't yet have the capability to use an external app or device. Up to 10 presenters can join the Teams meeting where the live stream is produced. Also in this week's show: – Microsoft 365 admin center defaulting to new experience – Microsoft 365 usage reports adds administrator roles – New service health status: “False Positive” – Live Events in Yammer produced from your device – Improved sign-in experience for Microsoft Teams – New reports for Office 365 Advanced Thread Protection –…

  • Skype for Business Outlook Add-in

    Show the Skype for Business add-in in Outlook after switching to Microsoft Teams

    Recently I needed to schedule a meeting with a large group for a client. The client representative asked me to schedule it as a Skype for Business meeting because most of the attendees had not been targeted for Microsoft Teams yet and they didn't want the technology to get in the way during the meeting time. Therefore, I needed to schedule the meeting using the Skype for Business Outlook Add-in. New Skype Meeting Button Is Missing However when I opened Outlook to schedule the Skype meeting, I found that it was a little more difficult than I expected. Watch the video to find out how I was able to overcome…

  • The Microsoft Office Dictation Button

    Add a dictation button to the quick access menu

    I love using tools that enable me to get the job done and move on. One feature that does just that is the dictate function in Microsoft Office. Office Dictation allows me to speak words rather than type them and has sped up the process for creating documents for me. One of the things I've noticed slowing me down while using the dictate function has been the need to click the Office Dictate button in the ribbon to start the process. I recently went on Twitter to ask for a shortcut key to start the dictate process. Can we please get a keyboard shortcut for @Office dictation? It would be…