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  • Dynamic View for Microsoft Teams - 365 Message Center Show #185

    Dynamic View for Microsoft Teams

    Injecting some variety into your Teams meetings, Dynamic View will use your stage and gallery to display people and content in a more engaging way. It appears to be the new default view for meetings, but you can still show Together Mode, pin and spotlight people, and more options to come. This week on the 365 Message Center Show In this episode: – Microsoft Teams: Dynamic View – “All” List Update on Office.com – Announcing Conglomerate branding for global admins – New personal wellbeing insights coming to Insights app in Teams 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates – Microsoft Forms: update in sharing…

  • Your files need attention #111 – 365 Message Center Show

    In this weeks installment of #Microsoft365 messages: – Start using those community hashtags for observed changes and alerts: #M365Change or #M365Alert – Automated Investigation and Response is Generally Available – Native sensitivity labels for Office for Windows – Upload Center to Files Need Attention – Prepare Intune for iPadOS Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell Webster as they cover the latest messages in the #Microsoft365 Message Center. Select a podcast app below to open our podcast on your favorite device! Alternatively manually add our podcast via your favorite app: https://www.messagecentershow.com/feed.xml More app options on our website: http://MessageCenter.show        

  • 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…

  • 365 Message Center Show #83 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #83 – Recap

    In this week's episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we look at the new SharePoint Admin Center, new shared file opening experience, Outlook mobile gets Microsoft Teams support, and more!

  • 365 Message Center Show #79 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #79 – Recap

    Opt-in to try the new #Outlook on the web, new #SharePoint site branding with a footer and some header changes, a #SharePoint mega menu, a new way to save in #Office, and more!

  • 365 Message Center Show #69 @regarding365 #RE365

    365 Message Center Show #69 – Recap

    In this week's episode of the 365 Message Center Show, we discuss adding Teams to an Office 365 Group via SharePoint, Office Online updates, and more! 5:01 Add Microsoft Teams to existing Office 365 Groups directly from SharePoint Online team sites – Read announcement MC151939 — You will be able to add Microsoft Teams to an Office 365 Group via your Group connected SharePoint site. This gives you a new vector to get Teams connected to your Office 365 Group. 12:54 Updated feature: Ribbon in Word Online, PowerPoint Online, and Excel Online – Read announcement MC152122 — The collapsible ‘simple' ribbon is coming to your Office Online. We also talked about the icons are…

  • 365 Message Center #53 @regarding365

    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…

  • 365 Message Center Show #52

    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 Online – Read announcement MC142082 > 06:19 Branding of sharing emails for OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online – Read announcement MC142154 > 10:27 Sender rewriting scheme for auto-forwarded and relayed emails in Exchange – Read announcement MC142243 > 13:44 New Exchange mailbox actions to audit – Read announcement MC142244 > 15:10 SharePoint…

  • Power and Simplicity – Changes to Office UI

    Microsoft this week announced changes to the user interface (UI) for its Office products. Read the announcement here: Microsoft Office gets a makeover. Those changes, although no too drastic, will have an impact on users and their workloads. A few of the crew at @REgarding365, Sarah Haase, Loryan Strant, Darrell Webster and I, decided to get together to discuss the upcoming changes and what the impacts might be. Enjoy the video:   

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    Microsoft Ignite 2017

    The Microsoft Ignite conference this year is being held in Orlando, Florida USA from September 25th – 29th. There will be tons of learning opportunities (1000+ hours) on topics ranging from IoT to Office 365 and SharePoint.  The week is a great time of networking, learning, and finding new opportunities to get plugged into the community. I will be part of the REgarding 365 team doing various activities, including broadcasting live interactions with attendees, speakers, and experts from around the world. I am also very happy to be presenting two sessions at Microsoft Ignite this year: How to use Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Office 2016 to achieve more and Create a compelling…