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  • SharePoint News Boost - 365 Message Center Show #203

    SharePoint News Boost

    Boost your important organizational news in the news feeds across SharePoint. Live stream from Microsoft Teams meetings to YouTube, Facebook and other public platforms. Start co-authoring a list, an agenda, a table of information - directly in Microsoft Teams chat. Lot's to discuss today. Let's dive right in.

  • Teams Meeting Auto Recording - 365 Message Center Show #201

    Teams Meeting Auto Recording

    Meeting organizers, set an option to automatically start the recording for a Teams meeting when the first person from your org joins the meeting. Sounds good. Though there are a few things to look out for.

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    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…

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    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…

  • PASS Virtual Summit 2020 #PASSSummit

    PASS Summit 2020

    I am excited to announce that I will be speaking at #PASSsummit 2020! This year's PASS Virtual Summit will have pre-conference workshops starting November 10th, 2020 and continue with several days of sessions. What is PASS Virtual Summit? As the Summit site mentions, “With over 250 in-depth sessions across four key streams of: Architecture, Data Management, Analytics and Professional Development, this really is the event for data professionals across the world.” Summit has been celebrated for many years by data professionals as THE global conference by data people, for data people. This year's event will be virtual and available online for attendees worldwide, so registered today! Power BI Sharing Session…

  • SQL Saturday Chattanooga #SQLSatChatt

    SQL Saturday Chattanooga 2020

    The next great Tennessee tech event is happing June 27th – SQL Saturday Chattanooga! The event is online and registration is free, so it is a win-win. SQL Saturday Chattanooga – Power BI Sharing My session will focus on secure sharing within Microsoft's Power BI. The day will be filled with learning and networking and the sessions span many categories: Advanced Analysis Techniques Analytics and Visualization Application & Database Development BI Information Delivery BI Platform Architecture, Development & Administration Enterprise Database Administration & Deployment Professional Development Make sure you register soon before the event fills up!

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    Create all meetings online by default for Outlook mobile & Web #146

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show This has only been talked about since the acquisition of Skype. It looks like the world is finally ready for it. Make every meeting a Microsoft Teams meeting, by automatically adding Teams details to invites created in Outlook mobile and Outlook on the Web. Also on the show: – Migration Manager moves out of public preview – Outlook for iOS retires support for 27 languages – Third-party SSO for apps in Teams – Contextual search (Ctrl+F) coming to Teams – Upload Center is being replaced by in-app Files Needing Attention – Self service purchase user request workflow – Removing OneDrive admin center…

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    Interactive Yammer email in Outlook on the Web #132 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show They weren't kidding when they coined the #yearofyammer tag at #MSIgnite last year. Imagine working your way through your email notifications from #MicrosoftTeams, #Yammer, and other #Microsoft365 services. You open an email notification for a Yammer conversation and while you're in your flow answering email, you post a quick response to the Yammer thread – direct from email! This level of email interaction is also coming to Teams. But Yammer is set to give us the first taste. Nice! Also in this week's show: – Rolling back Office Message Encryption domain customization changes – Updated: Teams Channel Cross posting – Restricting forms-based…

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    Updating classic SharePoint team site home pages to the modern template #130 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show *Stay tuned to the end for a special interview with Joanne Klein (Twitter), Owner of NexNovus Consulting, Office 365 consultant, & Microsoft MVP, concerning legal holds in Microsoft Teams private channels and the new Advanced eDiscovery tools in Microsoft 365* Classic SharePoint team site home pages that have not been customized are soon to be upgraded to the modern template. Organisations with customized classic home pages are left untouched, giving time to update custom web parts and designs. This is an update to gradually shift orgs towards modern sites, giving end-users new capabilities such as easier posting of news. Also in this week's show:…

  • 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…