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    New Scenes for Together Mode in Microsoft Teams – #169

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show New scenes for Together Mode bring meeting attendees together with different backgrounds. Four new scenes for displaying video from up to 50 attendees and two scenes of a new 5-attendee size. Don't worry if you haven't chosen the right size. Other attendees will display below the scene and you can change to a different scene if the meeting size increases. In this episode: – Teams support for 3×3 recordings – Announcing Teams public preview for end users – Introducing new scenes to Together Mode – Upcoming changes to topics and hashtags in Yammer – Microsoft Productivity Score soon to be generally available…

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    Prevent attendees from unmuting in Teams Meetings – #165

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show There are some Teams meetings you run where you wish you could have prevented attendees from unmuting. Education are happy to see this update. But it also makes it possible for organizations to run more controlled, large format meetings. Here what Daniel has to say as he covers this update. That is, if Darrell doesn't prevent him from unmuting as he organizes the meeting. – Prevent attendees from unmuting in Teams Meetings – OneNote feed in Outlook for the web – SharePoint: Organization chart web part – General availability of SharePoint Syntex – Introducing Designer in Word – Notifications coming to the…

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    Introducing Microsoft Teams templates –  #163

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Create a new Microsoft Team based on a template and get your team off to the right start. 13 new base templates will soon be available to support activities such as managing a project, onboard employees. Use one of the 13 or as an admin, create your own template. Set channel structure, Team level settings, pin tabs and pre-install apps to show in a template.    #MSIgnite – Microsoft Teams: Windows 10 native notifications in Teams AND Introducing macOS native notifications in Teams – Introducing Microsoft Teams templates – Organizational branding of Teams custom apps store – Search Yammer using the Teams…

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    Teams custom meeting images – #161

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Welcome your attendees with your organization's logo in Microsoft Teams meeting lobby and pre-join screens. This small change confirms the organization the meeting is being hosted by. Available to meeting organizers using an Advanced Communication license. – Teams custom meeting images – Introducing floating call controls in Teams meetings – Change to the minimum iOS system requirements for Outlook for iOS and watchOS – Teams meeting participant report updates – Updates to Discover name, feed in Outlook for iOS – Introducing Yammer reactions Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover the latest messages in the Microsoft 365…

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    Centralized management for SharePoint hub visitor permissions –  #154

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Hub sites and the sites associated with a hub don't necessarily share the same permissions. One might have access to the Hub site, but an associated site might not allow the same visitor. This update enables visitor access to be centralized at the Hub site. Permissions for visitors can be set to sync to the associated site, ensuring visitors can visit. – SharePoint – Centralized management for hub visitor permissions – NewTek NDI for Teams – New file sharing experience in Teams – New question and answer capabilities coming to Yammer communities – Azure CDN caching for SharePoint and OneDrive Video Join…

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    General availability of the new Yammer –  #152

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show The new Yammer is shifting out of preview, with it's largest list of updates in a long time. Yammer has become a community platform, evident in it's change from Yammer groups to Yammer communities. The updates bring more community management features to encourage conversation. – Microsoft Teams gallery view – 49 participants – General availability of the new Yammer – Rename title column in SharePoint lists and libraries – New tasks experience becomes generally available in Outlook on the web – Automatically block guest access to new OneDrive and SharePoint files until scans are complete – OneDrive Sync Help Pane on macOS…

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    SharePoint Auto Digest Email –  #148

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show ***Please fill out our short Listener poll. URL is in the episode. We would love to hear from you!!*** When there's a lot going on in your organization and news posts are frequently being published, it's easy to miss. A new SharePoint news digest will automatically curate posts using Microsoft intelligence to help you catch up on news available to you. Also on the show: – Microsoft 365 Groups supports new methods to hide/show groups in Outlook and the address book – Outlook for Windows Introduces Roaming Signatures – Microsoft Teams has a new Information pane and pinned posts – Mobile Video…

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    Send Live reactions during PowerPoint Live Presentations #143 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show I hope PowerPoint Live Presentations arrive in time for some of the #M365May presenters to use. It's arriving in targeted release tenants now. I'm keen to allow attendees to follow the slides on their own device with captions and send real-time reactions, much like in Facebook Live streams. Also on the show: – Planner integration for Message Center – Intune role management coming to Microsoft 365 admin center – New Yammer public preview plus additional administration controls and enhancements – Planner app renamed in Teams to Tasks – Spam notifications and alerts in shared mailboxes – Outlook introduces Incident Notification for IT…

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    SharePoint stock images  - with Vlad Catrinescu special guest #142 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show *Stay tuned to the end for a special interview with Vlad Catrinescu (Twitter), Author & Microsoft MVP, concerning the new Power Platform Data Loss Prevention features.* Resource mentioned during interview: Power Apps Center of Excellence We all have our go-to sources for stock images. But soon, you won't need to leave SharePoint to find stock images to brighten up your modern pages. Also on the show: – Yammer app for Microsoft Teams – Third party online meeting providers in Outlook for Android – Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE) – New and updated usage reports in Microsoft 365 admin center – Prepare for update to the new…

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    3 by 3 video layout in Microsoft Teams Meetings #141 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show The meeting layout in Microsoft Teams will soon show 3 by 3, or 9 active participants. It will alter the number based on your available bandwidth to maintain high quality audio and video experience. But now you can keep an eye on more of your team mates and audience. Also on the show: – Updates to Outlook for iOS and Android – Teams enhanced meeting and admin controls, and security enhancements – Update to Office 365 ProPlus – Rich-text editor for text fields with SharePoint lists – Updated Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint – Native mode alignment tool for Yammer –…