web analytics
  • Microsoft Ignite 2020 #MSIgnite

    Microsoft Ignite Summary and Blogs

    Microsoft Ignite 2020 took place September 22nd – 24th and there were MANY announcements and feature updates to go through. This post is for you to use a launching point to the Microsoft blog posts (and maybe others) showcasing all of the announcements and content shared at Microsoft Ignite this year. Microsoft Ignite Announcements There will were many announcements for Microsoft 365 technologies! These included Microsoft Teams, Azure, SharePoint, Office, Security, Power Platform, and more! There is a Microsoft Ignite book of news post that includes all announcements. I have added links to blog posts below to help give more information on the announcements, so read on!   Microsoft Teams…

  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Teams custom meeting images – #161

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Welcome your attendees with your organization's logo in Microsoft Teams meeting lobby and pre-join screens. This small change confirms the organization the meeting is being hosted by. Available to meeting organizers using an Advanced Communication license. – Teams custom meeting images – Introducing floating call controls in Teams meetings – Change to the minimum iOS system requirements for Outlook for iOS and watchOS – Teams meeting participant report updates – Updates to Discover name, feed in Outlook for iOS – Introducing Yammer reactions Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover the latest messages in the Microsoft 365…

  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Introducing live transcription in Microsoft Teams meetings – #160

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Live transcription for Microsoft Teams meetings offers another level of engagement. Attendees can follow along with what is said and who said it, the live transcript during the meeting. The transcript is available immediately after the meeting. – Introducing additional message labels in Message center (private preview) – Introducing live transcription in Microsoft Teams meetings – Forms coming to the Office Mobile App – Search improvements in OneDrive for Business – Outlook for Android: two-way calendar sync support – Microsoft Information Protection adding support for double-byte character set languages – Spotlight an individual video participant for all attendees in a Teams meeting…

  • Microsoft Lists, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams

    Microsoft Lists, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, and OneDrive – Changes in Microsoft 365

    More changes come to Microsoft Lists, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, and OneDrive functionality in Microsoft 365. These updates include new features and revisions of features since being announced previously. Keep up with change in Microsoft 365 by reading more below! Changes to Microsoft Lists (Updated) Introducing Microsoft Lists home (MC218031) Microsoft is clarifying two points around the new Microsoft Lists. First, the rollout will take longer than most rollouts we have seen lately in Microsoft 365. It has already started rolling out to targeted release tenants, but it won't be completely rolled out to all tenants until mid-October 2020. Secondly, Microsoft wants you to know there is no way for you…

  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Results from Power BI coming to Microsoft Search –  with special guest Elvira Makhmutova #159

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show *Stay tuned to the end for a special interview with Elvira Makhmutova (LinkedIn), Program Manager at Microsoft, concerning the New Privacy Controls with the Microsoft Graph.* Resource mentioned during interview: Customizing item insights privacy in Microsoft Graph (preview) Use keyword searches in Microsoft Search – Bing, SharePoint, and Office.com and see Power BI results. See reports, dashboards, and workspaces for Power BI in the results. – Results from PowerBI coming to Microsoft Search in SharePoint and Office.com – Simplified way to manage your Teams notification settings – OneDrive Sync: Improved warning for locked Office files – New Microsoft Teams meeting pre-join experience…

  • End of Internet Explorer 11 Support in Microsoft 365

    End of Internet Explorer 11 Support in Microsoft 365

    Microsoft has announced today that the end of Internet Explorer 11 support in Microsoft 365 will happen soon. Your organization needs to prepare now for this change. End of Internet Explorer 11 Support and sunset of Microsoft Edge Legacy As announced August 17th, 2020, the end of support within Microsoft 365 apps will be happening over the course of the next year. However, the first service to stop supporting Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) is Microsoft Teams on November 30th, 2020. If your users are utilizing Teams using IE 11, they need to either switch to Microsoft Edge, another supported browser, or use Teams using the Windows application. Starting August…

  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Updates to Teams usage reports – #156

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Get greater visibility of how people are using Microsoft Teams within your organization. Updates to the usage reports will show how recent features are being used. Identify power users. Target user adoption efforts. – SharePoint lists and libraries – improved image columns – Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current Channel – Speaker attribution in Live Captions – SharePoint: Download SharePoint site usage data in Excel – Updates to Teams usage reports in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center and the Teams Admin Center – Service reminder: Skype for Business Online is retiring in 12 months – Introducing the Organizer only Teams…

  • Teams, OneDrive, Dynamics 365, eDiscovery

    Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, Dynamics 365, and eDiscovery – Changes in Microsoft 365

    More changes come to Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, Dynamics 365, and eDiscovery functionality in Microsoft 365. These updates have been revised since being announced previously. Keep up with change in Microsoft 365 by reading more below! Changes to Microsoft Teams The Planner app in Teams will be renamed with an updated experience powered by Planner and To Do (MC211421) Microsoft is working to consolidate the tasks experience in Microsoft 365. Microsoft Teams is getting the revamp treatment, but in phases. A summary is below, but you can read more details in the Tech Community post here: Announcing Tasks in Microsoft Teams public rollout Right now, in the Teams desktop (and web)…

  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Microsoft Teams Call Merge – #155

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show On a group call and see another call coming in from someone else on the same project? Answer their call. You might find they can join your current call. Now, you'll be able to merge the calls effortlessly. No need to ask them to hang up so you can add them to the group call. – Outlook – new resource booking capabilities – WELCOME TO DYNAMICS 365 CUSTOMER VOICE – Microsoft Teams Call Merge – Update on Copy and Restore operations – Retirement of notifications functionality in all Office 365 web apps except Outlook – Office 365 ATP: External email forwarding controls…

  • 365 Message Center Show #365MCS

    Centralized management for SharePoint hub visitor permissions –  #154

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Hub sites and the sites associated with a hub don't necessarily share the same permissions. One might have access to the Hub site, but an associated site might not allow the same visitor. This update enables visitor access to be centralized at the Hub site. Permissions for visitors can be set to sync to the associated site, ensuring visitors can visit. – SharePoint – Centralized management for hub visitor permissions – NewTek NDI for Teams – New file sharing experience in Teams – New question and answer capabilities coming to Yammer communities – Azure CDN caching for SharePoint and OneDrive Video Join…