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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 –…

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    Microsoft Teams background effects arriving mid April #139 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Only the most anticipated feature while we all work from home… change our backgrounds in Microsoft Teams so we don't look like we're working from home! Also on the show: – Sharing behavior for non-Office resources – Secure by default: Junking domains that fail authentication – Outlook on the web, new editor capabilities (Microsoft Editor) – Licensing and enforcement deadline extensions for Dynamics 365, Power Automate, and Power Apps – SharePoint and OneDrive command bar reorganized for Power Automate features – SharePoint Spaces Preview: It's actually arriving! – Yammer uses your Office profile (and steps up consistent exp). – Yammer All Company feed…

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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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    Create Yammer live events using Microsoft Teams #131 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Create a Yammer live event and produce it from within Microsoft Teams. This simplifies producing live events, for orgs that don't yet have the capability to use an external app or device. Up to 10 presenters can join the Teams meeting where the live stream is produced. Also in this week's show: – Microsoft 365 admin center defaulting to new experience – Microsoft 365 usage reports adds administrator roles – New service health status: “False Positive” – Live Events in Yammer produced from your device – Improved sign-in experience for Microsoft Teams – New reports for Office 365 Advanced Thread Protection –…

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    Office 365 ProPlus changes to browser default search engine #129 – 365 Message Center Show

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Microsoft Search is one of the big focuses for Microsoft 365 this year. It's instrumental in productivity and finding the info you're looking for. The entry points for using Microsoft Search have expanded to a search box in the title bar of Office applications and integration with Bing. This update to Office 365 Pro Plus will change Google Chrome to use Bing as the default search engine. Unsurprisingly, the technical community had some opinions to express about this. Also in this week's show: – Microsoft database containing Customer Support data was accessible from the Internet – Be aware and prepared – web sites…

  • 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…

  • SharePoint site URL rename #116 – 365 Message Center Show

    The #SharePoint crowd cheers, “we can rename a site URL in SPO!” This is a big deal and we're glad to see redirections are automatically provided. Also this week: – OneDrive PC Folder Backup support for cross-volume moves – Time-saving updates for Outlook mobile help you be better prepared – Microsoft Teams will silently sign in new users – ATP Safe Links Update – Additional Safe Links protection within Outlook – Microsoft 365 Audit public preview – Retiring ability to disable Microsoft Teams per license category in Microsoft Teams Services – Updated Anti-Spam settings and changes in Zero-hour Auto Purge Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell Webster as they cover the…

  • Form customization in SharePoint lists and libraries #115 – 365 Message Center Show

    *Stay tuned to the end for a special interview with Drew Madelung concerning Yammer changes to data retention* Customize the order and visibility of fields in the forms in SharePoint lists and libraries. Filling out relevant metadata becomes more focused and less overwhelming for end-users. Also this week: – End of support for Windows 7 and changes for support of Office on Windows 7 – Upcoming Changes to Yammer Data Retention Options – Changes to the address that is used to send notification email messages from SharePoint Online – Microsoft Teams PSTN Minute Pools report – Outlook on the web – changes in Tasks – Automated Incident Response update (Public Preview) – Changing…