• 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:   

  • 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…