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  • SharePoint admin center: New homepage insights dashboard - 365 Message Center Show #195

    SharePoint admin center: New homepage insights dashboard

    The home page for the SharePoint Admin Center now shows quick insights in a familiar card format, seen on the Microsoft 365 Admin Center home page. SharePoint admins can focus on what matters to their role and get a quick start to frequent tasks. Check out this new feature!

  • Create tasks from Teams chats and channel posts - 365 Message Center Show #191

    Create tasks from Teams chats and channel posts

    How often have you had a conversation in Teams about a new task and forgotten to action it? Did that task even make it to a task list or the plan for your team? Creating a new task from a conversation will soon be just two clicks away. This week on the 365 Message Center Show In this episode: – New Design for Yammer Discovery and Digest Emails – Teams: Create tasks from Teams chats or channel posts – Microsoft Teams: webinars plus new meeting registration options 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates – Microsoft Information Governance: update to retention and label policies…

  • New breakout room functionality for Teams meetings - 365 Message Center Show #189

    New breakout room functionality for Teams meetings

    Persistent breakout rooms for recurring Microsoft Teams meetings. Set timers for breakouts to call everyone back to the main meeting. These updates are welcome news for educators and workshop facilitators alike. This week on the 365 Message Center Show In this episode: – New breakout room functionality coming to Microsoft Teams – New PowerPoint Live Presentation option with desktop and window sharing – Yammer: Essential Announcements – Quick Create – Easily Create Power BI Reports from Lists – PowerPoint Live: Present to Teams from PowerPoint Web App – Teams: Join a meeting with digital meeting ID 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates –…

  • SharePoint Page Analytics - 365 Message Center Show #186

    SharePoint Page Analytics

    New analytics for SharePoint pages and news reveal helpful insights. Learn more about how your organization views your pages. Update your content to improve engagement. This week on the 365 Message Center Show In this episode: – Immersive Reader is coming to SharePoint pages and news posts – SharePoint Events web part will display event images – Announcing general availability of guest support in Yammer (native mode) – Microsoft Teams: AI-assisted poll creation for Teams meeting presenters – SharePoint Page Analytics 📢 Quick mentions – short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates – Microsoft Teams: Mobile optimized network data usage – Improved Person columns in Microsoft Lists Join…

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    Text predictions for Outlook for Windows / iOS – #175

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Write faster using text predictions in Outlook. Available in Outlook on the Web, predictions are coming to Outlook for Windows and iOS. Will they really help you write faster? This Microsoft 365 connected experience is one of the intelligent technologies slowly coming into the places we work. Will this be a help or a hinderance? In this episode: – Teams and OneDrive destinations in Migration Manager – Multiple number dialing available in Microsoft Teams chat – Presenter View in Teams Presentation Sharing – Yammer Community and Questions – Introducing text predictions in Outlook for Windows / iOS – Configuration Change in Guest…

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    A change in guest access for Microsoft Teams – #174

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Using Microsoft Teams? Are you still deciding whether you should allow guests into your teams to collaborate? Guest Access is off as a service default. But that is set to change. Watch the 365 Message Center Show live or later as we discuss the impacts of this change and what to consider when choosing to enable guest access. In this episode: – Microsoft Teams: use an iPad to present in a live event – Shifts app groups will automatically have a tag in Teams – Send SharePoint pages to Yammer – Microsoft Teams: Profile menu update, relocating profile menu links to a…

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    SharePoint, Microsoft Lists, list rules and notifications – #173

    This week on the 365 Message Center Show Get notifications when items change in a list that you contribute to. When items are updated or added in Microsoft Lists and SharePoint lists, visit the list to find out what has changed. Basic rules for lists open up a number of interactive possibilities for monitoring and actioning information. In this episode: – List rules make it easy to set up notifications of changes – Configuring list or library forms for Microsoft Lists and SharePoint – Introducing SharePoint Portal Launch Scheduler – Managing Q&A and comments in Yammer live events – Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current Channel – The…

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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…