My Schedule for Microsoft Ignite #MSIgnite

I’m excited for the Microsoft Ignite conference this year. In addition to delivering sessions and podcasting, I will also be helping at the Microsoft Teams booth. On Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, I will be at the Teams booth, specifically the “At my desk” desk, with Loryan Strant. On Thursday, from 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM, I will be at the “Open Collaboration” desk answering questions and helping you learn more about Microsoft Teams! Please stop by and hang out with us!

Check out my short video for a preview of my sessions!

Here is my presenting and working schedule – join the podcast, attend the sessions, and hang out in the Microsoft Teams booth in the Expo area.

POD2018 – 365 Message Center Show
Tuesday, September 25, 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Podcast Studio
https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/66560?source=schedule#ignite-html-anchor


THR1111 – Creating a custom Microsoft Flow template gallery in SharePoint
Tuesday, September 25, 2:15 PM – 2:35 PM
Expo Theater #6
https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/66385?source=schedule#ignite-html-anchor


BRK1092 – Turn it all on in Office 365 – RE365 Debate
Wednesday, September 26, 12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
OCCC W240
https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/66502?source=schedule#ignite-html-anchor


Microsoft Teams Booth
Wednesday, September 26, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Microsoft 365 – Modern Workplace: Intelligent Communications – At my desk

“At my desk” desk, with Loryan Strant


Microsoft Teams Booth
Thursday, September 27, 11:30 AM to 1:15 PM
Microsoft 365 – Modern Workplace: Intelligent Communications – Huddle

“Open Collaboration” desk


MUP2008 – Learning through sharing: The new way to build your community
Friday, September 28, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM
OCCC W222
https://myignite.techcommunity.microsoft.com/sessions/66517?source=schedule#ignite-html-anchor

365 Message Center Show #62 – Recap

In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, Darrell covered SharePoint Online configuration options of library flows, mass delete notifications for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business, and more!

03:25 New ways to configure flows in SharePoint Online – Read announcement MC147261 
— A new panel for configuring Microsoft Flows in SharePoint libraries and lists

6:45 Update to TLS 1.2 to prevent potential Skype for Business outage – Read announcement MC147276
— Calling out that you will need to make TLS changes in Skype for Business when in hybrid before October 31, 2018.

8:15 Mass delete notification in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business  Read announcement MC147280
— Help thwart malicious actions by attack software or an accidental delete, by alerting the user when a large number of files are deleted. Clarification on this point though – this is NOT for alerting admins when a user is maliciously deleting content because it is the user that gets notified, not the admin.

13:40 New group management capabilities in SharePoint Online admin center – Read announcement MC147409
— SharePoint Online service administrators will be able to start managing Office 365 Groups, in addition to global administrators, user administrators, and Exchange administrators.

18:30 Announcing new file template management for document library content types – Read Tech Community Blog post
— Bringing document templates to SharePoint modern document libraries, as well as the ability to edit the New menu.

28:02 Microsoft Teams Launches Australia and Japan Data Residency – Read Tech Community Blog post
— Teams data is now stored in the Australia and Japan regions for customers that have their Office 365 tenant residing there, but remember this is for NEW Office 365 tenants.


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365 Message Center Show #58 – Recap

In this week’s episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we cover Live Events in Microsoft 365, changes to the Office 365 Group creation process, Microsoft Teams administration, and more!

02:45 New feature: Live events in Microsoft 365 – Read announcement MC145792 
— New wave of communications that leverages Microsoft Teams, Stream, and Yammer. The next generation of town hall meetings and broadcasts 🙂 Darrell shows a demo of setting up a new live event!

17:19 Making some changes to the Office 365 group creation process – Read announcement MC145892
— When creating Office 365 Groups you won’t be able to select if members will receive Group email in their inbox, if external people will be able to email your Group , and you can’t customize the welcome email members receive.

22:01 Updated feature: OneDrive for Business admin center setting is now honored by Outlook Desktop Read announcement MC145909
— Now your sharing settings are honored across your OneDrive and Outlook experience

23:56 Streamlining settings in the Teams and Skype for Business admin center – Read announcement MC145946
— You can’t turn off Microsoft Teams tenant-wide – you will have to manage access to Teams per user

31:00 A new TLS certificate is coming to Exchange Online – Read announcement MC146001
— Make sure your on-prem Exchange servers can access: http://ocsp.globalsign.com, http://crl.globalsign.com, http://secure.globalsign.com

Some upcoming shows:
Microsoft Whiteboard discussion and demo with Ian Mikutel and March Rogers
 – See it on YouTube

Set a reminder for next week’s show: http://go.messagecenter.show/59


*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