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Microsoft Ignite Schedule Builder and a few other MC updates - #162

Microsoft Ignite Schedule Builder and a few other MC updates - #162

September 16, 2020

Schedules. When they're live, we get dates and times and can make plans. In this episode we discuss a mysterious "2020 Release Wave 2" message you have to look at closer, the Gallery view for Microsoft Lists and SharePoint. We also talk about the #MSIgnite schedule builder going live, and our recommendations for sessions and tips for attending this colossal virtual conference.    

- Feature update: Gallery view in Microsoft Lists    

- New Feature: Inline message translation for Android    

- Microsoft Forms introduces a responder progress bar    

- Deployment schedule available for 2020 Release Wave 2    

- #MSIgnite Schedule Builder, how to use it, Tips for attending this virtual conference and session picks.    

 

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Teams custom meeting images - #161

Teams custom meeting images - #161

September 7, 2020

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    

 

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Introducing live transcription in Microsoft Teams meetings - #160

Introducing live transcription in Microsoft Teams meetings - #160

September 2, 2020

Live transcription for Microsoft Teams meetings offers another level of engagement. Attendees can follow along with what is said and who said it, the live transcript during the meeting. The transcript is available immediately after the meeting.    

- Introducing additional message labels in Message center (private preview)    

- Introducing live transcription in Microsoft Teams meetings    

- Forms coming to the Office Mobile App    

- Search improvements in OneDrive for Business    

- Outlook for Android: two-way calendar sync support    

- Microsoft Information Protection adding support for double-byte character set languages    

- Spotlight an individual video participant for all attendees in a Teams meeting       

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Results from Power BI coming to Microsoft Search - with special guest Elvira Makhmutova #159

Results from Power BI coming to Microsoft Search - with special guest Elvira Makhmutova #159

August 25, 2020

*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     

- New Feature: Manage how long guests can access SharePoint Online and OneDrive documents     

- Yammer Account Activity Page retirement     

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Introducing the Lists app in Teams -  #158

Introducing the Lists app in Teams -  #158

August 18, 2020

The Lists app in Microsoft Teams will be how members work with lists, from the comfort of their own team. Access the new Microsoft Lists experience natively within your team, focusing in on the lists that facilitate team work and sharing information. Discuss list items and get them across the line. Daniel has more to say in this episode.     

- Multiple number dialing in Microsoft Teams     

- Microsoft Authenticator App Lock will be enabled by default      

- Announcing self-service purchase capabilities for Project and Visio      

- Retirement of Sway audit support      

- Introducing the Lists app in Teams      

- Admin setting for PSTN participant phone number masking in Teams meetings      

- Announcements for Microsoft Edge legacy and for using Microsoft 365 apps and services on Internet Explorer 11      

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New privacy controls with the Microsoft Graph - #157

New privacy controls with the Microsoft Graph - #157

August 12, 2020

A preview of the new privacy controls for Microsoft Graph applies to item level insights. It will eventually replace the Delve app privacy controls.    

- New privacy controls with the Microsoft Graph    

- Override Anyone link expiration policy for individual OneDrive     

- SharePoint default page templates    

- Pin based verification process for support callers    

- 2020 wave 2 early access for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform available now!     

- Microsoft Ignite virtual conference dates announced    

    

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Updates to Teams usage reports - #156

Updates to Teams usage reports - #156

August 3, 2020

Get greater visibility of how people are using Microsoft Teams within your organization. Updates to the usage reports will show how recent features are being used. Identify power users. Target user adoption efforts.     
     
- SharePoint lists and libraries - improved image columns     

- Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current Channel     

- Speaker attribution in Live Captions     

- SharePoint: Download SharePoint site usage data in Excel     

- Updates to Teams usage reports in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center and the Teams Admin Center     

- Service reminder: Skype for Business Online is retiring in 12 months     

- Introducing the Organizer only Teams meeting lobby policy option     

    

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Microsoft Teams Call Merge - #155

Microsoft Teams Call Merge - #155

July 31, 2020

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 and policy change    
- New Feature: License request workflow (it's back!)    
- Enabling new Microsoft Teams meeting experience    

    

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Centralized management for SharePoint hub visitor permissions - #154

Centralized management for SharePoint hub visitor permissions - #154

July 20, 2020

Announced at Microsoft Build, the first stage of Microsoft Lists will start arriving in tenants late July. The Microsoft Lists home page will bring together recently visited and favorite lists, and you can create a new list from scratch.    

    

- 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    

    

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Introducing Microsoft Lists home - #153

Introducing Microsoft Lists home - #153

July 14, 2020

Announced at Microsoft Build, the first stage of Microsoft Lists will start arriving in tenants late July. The Microsoft Lists home page will bring together recently visited and favorite lists, and you can create a new list from scratch.    

- Retiring SharePoint 2010 Workflows    

- Cortana Briefing email    

- Introducing Microsoft Lists home (web)    

- Updates for Office Pro Plus    

- Required columns will now sync as read/write    

- Cortana voice assistance in Teams mobile      

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