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    Enhanced scheduling experience in Teams #128 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show *Stay tuned to the end for a special interview with Susan Hanley, SharePoint consultant & Microsoft MVP, concerning default SharePoint sharing links that can now default to people with existing access* You can find Sue on Twitter, her blog, and on Computer World. Meetings are a core experience in Microsoft Teams. In the early days of the release of Teams, scheduling a meeting was a simple but limited experience. Today, the meeting scheduling form in Teams is just about at parity with the Outlook on the web scheduling form. This release gives more options for the meeting organizer. Search from the location…

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    RSS feed updates for Microsoft 365 Roadmap individual features #127 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show If you're patiently waiting for a coming feature in #Microsoft365, use the new feature level RSS feed in the Microsoft 365 Roadmap. One we've been waiting for is more of the SharePoint library experience in the #MicrosoftTeams Files tab. Add the RSS feed to your favorite reader and keep watch. Also in this week's show: – Outlook on the Web: Sync with Sticky Notes – Power Automate to approve hub-site joins – Power Apps custom forms integration with SharePoint libraries, still rolling out. – ZapEnabled parameter in HostedContentFilterPolicy cmdlets retirement. Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover…

  • Users Can Now Buy Office 365 Licenses via Self-Service

    Users Can Now Buy Office 365 Licenses via Self-Service

    As announced last year by Microsoft, Office 365 now allows any user in your organization to purchase a license for Power BI Pro. As Message Center post MC193609 announced, Power BI Pro is available for self-service purchase beginning on January 14th, 2020. The current price for a Power BI Pro license with annual agreement is $9.99 USD. The other Power Platform tools, Power Automate and Power Apps, will be available for self-service purchase by your users on January 28th, 2020. Watch the video below for step-by-step instructions! Why not allow self-service? There are a few reasons why you might want to disable the ability for your users to purchase licenses…

  • Office ‘What’s New’ Management #126 – 365 Message Center Show

    The What's New feature in Office displays short notifications and links to help for new features arriving in Office for Windows. This management feature is now in preview. Also in this week's show: – Updated Kaizala administration roles – Discover Office files in Outlook for Android – Updated Consent flow for custom Kaizala Action – Microsoft Teams Priority Notifications promotion extended to April 1 – eDiscovery for Yammer – Announce when dial-in users join/leave a Microsoft Teams meeting – Lobby control for dial-in attendees in Microsoft Teams – Updated FindTime back-end service (bumped again for visibility) Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell Webster as they cover the latest messages in the…

  • Email notifications for comments & @mentions in Office #125 – 365 Message Center Show

    On episode 125 of The 365 Message Center Show, we'll discuss all 14 new updates in the Microsoft 365 Message Center. – Office 365 Video to Microsoft Stream migration – retirement date and timelines – New features coming to the Office 365 app launcher and Office.com – Outlook on the web, new mobile browser experience – FindTime, updating back-end service – Outlook on the web – Files view – Office 2016 for Mac end of mainstream support – Teams meeting policies update – Custom search results pages for SharePoint sites – Image resizing in the modern SharePoint experience – SharePoint page difference visualization – Global reader experience in new SharePoint…

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    SQL Saturday Nashville 2020

    My first event of the year will be one of my favorites – SQL Saturday Nashville on January 18th, 2020. The day will be filled with learning and networking – the sessions span many categories: BI Architecture & Management Database Administration PowerShell BI Analytics and Visualization Cloud Database/Application Development & Deployment Data Science Database & Application Development Professional Development My session will focus on keeping up with all the changes that are happening in Office 365. Make sure you register soon before the event fills up! Sponsorships are also available!

  • Teams-Outlook Email Integration #124 – 365 Message Center Show

    There's 6 new Teams-Outlook email integrations coming. On episode 124 of The 365 Message Center Show, we'll discuss all 6 and the other messages from this past week's delivery. – Clutter for Outlook retirement – Microsoft Search Change to suggested Q&As – Microsoft Teams coming to existing installs for Semi-Annual Channel customers – Fluid Framework Preview for creating Fluid documents – Teams-Outlook email integrations – Retention labels, proof of disposal for records – A new account management experience in the Admin Center Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell Webster as they cover the latest messages in the #Microsoft365 Message Center. We’d like to thank our sponsor – Valo Intranet. Like us,…

  • Updated SharePoint start page experience #123 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week, we're live from SharePoint Fest Chicago #SPFestChi. The SharePoint start page will be tidied up, organizing featured and suggested sites into tabs. This makes room for more featured links, your recent documents and saved for later pages. Does this make the SharePoint start page more functional? Daniel and Darrell discuss this and more this week: – Handling repeated phishers in #Microsoft Forms – Meeting chat notifications in #MicrosoftTeams – Retirement of #SharePoint classic and #Delve blogs – Add participants to Teams meeting chat – File upload for Forms – Commercial Cloud Trial updates for Microsoft Teams Join Daniel and Darrell as they cover the latest messages in the #Microsoft365 Message…

  • SharePoint list Modern settings #122 – 365 Message Center Show

    Enable and disable column totals in the modern user list experience. Create a document view for list data featuring column formatting. Daniel and Darrell discuss this and more this week: – Windows Server 2008/R2 and 2012/R2 end of support for Office 365 Pro Plus. – Power BI planned maintenance December 14th – SharePoint list Modern Settings – Office 365 Message Encryption (OME) updates to enhance email authenticity – SharePoint team sites ‘Next steps' panel We also respond to a discussion on Twitter about #MSIgnite feedback. “We don't want to hear the opinions of others” and want to hear Microsoft tell them what to do in MSIgnite sessions. https://twitter.com/_achu/status/1200593596409425922?s=20 Join Daniel…

  • Multiple SharePoint admin center updates #121 – 365 Message Center Show

    Replace your root site. Permissions panel improvements and more. It has been a busy week for SharePoint. Daniel and Darrell discuss this and more this week: Teams new Chat button location Search coming into Outlook for Windows Microsoft Teams for Linux Turning off Self-service purchase of Power Platform Suggested replies in Outlook for iOS Multiple updates to SharePoint admin center Service Health Dashboard email notifications Delve Blogs being removed by Microsoft To find all your Delve Blogs in your organization, check out the instructions from Drew Madelung: https://drewmadelung.com/find-and-report-on-existing-delve-blogs/ Join Darrell Webster as he covers the latest messages in the #Microsoft365 Message Center.   Select a podcast app below to open…