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Shared Focus plan in Viva Insights, Walkie-Talkie GA for iOS - #226

Shared Focus plan in Viva Insights, Walkie-Talkie GA for iOS - #226

January 17, 2022

This week Daniel and Darrell discuss the new shared Focus plan in Viva Insights. Managers and team leaders can create a plan and invite members to coordinate their focus time to focus together. It reduces scheduling team meetings over member's focus time and builds mutual productivity norms.        

Also on this week's show:    

- Files On-Demand refresh for macOS    
- Revamped user profile page in Yammer    
- Updated companion mode for iOS users    
- Walkie Talkie on iOS General Availability    
- OneDrive and SharePoint: HEIC File support for Edit HVC    
- Yammer topic creators will now be able to edit the name/description of topics    

       

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Connected Teams and SharePoint templates, Edit Stream captions - #225

Connected Teams and SharePoint templates, Edit Stream captions - #225

January 16, 2022

Welcome back and to our first episode of 2022. Daniel and Darrell are ready to start a new year, helping you plan for change, preventing or fix issues and staying informed of updates. Microsoft Teams and connected SharePoint sites will soon be deployed using a combined template. Design team templates for recurring collaboration purposes and have both the team and the site deployed to suit the shape and size of your teamwork. Also, Stream videos in SharePoint and OneDrive will have their captions and transcriptions become editable. Fix up the mistakes and communicate the captions correctly with important video content.    

In this episode:   

- Microsoft Stream: Add or Edit captions and transcript for a video in SharePoint or OneDrive   
- Update to the Conversations vertical in Microsoft Search in Bing   
- Microsoft Lists: Board View   
- Mute Notifications During Meetings   
- New Content Scenarios for My Feed Web Part on SharePoint   
- Connected Templates   
- Microsoft Viva: Enabling Delay Delivery Plan in Outlook to Microsoft Viva Insights licensed users (preview)   
- Automatically Detect Music   

Callback    
- (Updated) Teams Meeting Recordings Auto-Expiration in OneDrive and SharePoint      

       

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Video creation Office Mobile, Self-Service trials Project Visio - #224

Video creation Office Mobile, Self-Service trials Project Visio - #224

January 16, 2022

Time to take Microsoft 365 video creation to the next level. Soon you will be able to create videos from Office mobile to tell your work stories. I wonder where those will surface... Viva Connections perhaps?
This will be our last show for 2021. Daniel and Darrell will be back on January 10/11 with episode 225.    

In this episode:   

- Queue view in Microsoft Teams Bookings app   

- Create videos on Office Mobile   

- Change to Microsoft Teams apps' native permission in the browser    

- Roaming Signatures in Outlook for Windows delayed    

- Self-service trials for Project and Visio    

- Microsoft Teams Android app is now available (emergency calling)    

       

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Microsoft Teams press to unmute, SharePoint pages text toolbar - #223

Microsoft Teams press to unmute, SharePoint pages text toolbar - #223

December 13, 2021

Manage your meeting mute in Microsoft Teams with a keystroke combo. When you're working with text on SharePoint pages, more tools have been shifted to the More ... menu. You no longer need to open a tools pane to see them and disrupt the layout and flow of your page building.    

In this episode:   

Microsoft Teams Updates    

Microsoft Teams: Press to unmute    
Microsoft Teams: Configure your activity feed notifications    
Manage Teams and channel connected team sites in SharePoint admin center    

Office / Exchange Updates    

Send As Group by Default    
Groups icon change in Outlook on web    

SharePoint / OneDrive Updates    
Sharing Links that Block Download are now available for most video    
Pages Text Toolbar Updates    
Use of Azure Active Directory Dynamic Groups now supported for SharePoint Online audience targeting    
    

🛠 Mentioned Resources Block downloads for view only files in SharePoint and OneDrive    

Block downloads for view-only files in SharePoint and OneDrive (microsoft.com)    

Video formats you can play on the OneDrive website (microsoft.com)    

       

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Pin your own video in Teams meetings, Library dropdown menu - #222

Pin your own video in Teams meetings, Library dropdown menu - #222

December 10, 2021

Level your video with other attendees by pinning your own video in a Teams meeting. This will allow for everyone's video to have equal coverage by not covering up others with your video window.

In this episode:    

Quick Create and Rules for Libraries    
Microsoft Teams: Pin your own video in Teams meetings    
Microsoft OneDrive & SharePoint Library dropdown menu    

Quick Mentions
Markup Ink for Edit HVC (high-value Controls)    
Important Information about upcoming changes to Microsoft Power Apps trial license renewals    

Call-Back - Available today.
Teams Q&A app for meetings

       

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Multiple cameras in Teams meeting rooms, Teams guest usability - #221

Multiple cameras in Teams meeting rooms, Teams guest usability - #221

November 29, 2021

Switch between the camera recording people and a content camera, in a Teams meeting room. This means you can point the content camera at a whiteboard or connect a document camera. Then switch between it and the people camera. It's another tool in the quest for equalizing hybrid meeting experiences. Also in this episode, leave or hide Teams tenants you are a guest in!    

In this episode:    

Teams Messages    
Microsoft Teams: Switch between multiple video cameras in Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows    
Improved Teams Guest User Usability    

Quick Mentions    
(Updated) Mirror my video    
(Updated) Image Tags in SharePoint    

Call-Back - Available today.    
(Updated) Microsoft Forms: Manage and organize your forms and quizzes now    
(Updated) Office.com updates    

🛠 Mentioned Resources:    
"Make the Office.com hub your home" - Blog post from Mark Kashman    

       

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OneDrive copy link, Custom backgrounds on Android, Mirror video - #220

OneDrive copy link, Custom backgrounds on Android, Mirror video - #220

November 23, 2021

The OneDrive Copy Link window changes to streamline assigning and managing permissions. Custom backgrounds finally arrive in Teams mobile for Android. Mirror your video in Teams meetings to make text readable (online teachers cheer loudly).   

In this episode:    

OneDrive / SharePoint updates    
OneDrive: Sharing experience - "Copy Link"   
Improvements to SharePoint pages authoring      

Teams Messages      
Custom Backgrounds are now on Android Mobile      
Transcription in 1:1 VOIP Calls      
(Updated) Mirror my video      

Quick Mentions      
(Updated) Refreshed Microsoft Whiteboard client experience coming soon      
(Updated) View Switcher- a new dedicated menu of view options in Teams Meetings      

Call-Back - Available today      
Microsoft Teams: A new search results page is coming      

      

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Viva Connections Generally Available - #219

Viva Connections Generally Available - #219

November 15, 2021

Viva Connections is now available! Embed a company feed that is personalized to your interests. Add the dashboard to show cards that make apps and information available at a glance. Daniel and Darrell take look at some of the out of the box dashboard cards and try them on for size. This and....    

In this episode:    

Teams Messages    
- Anonymous join policy    
- View Only Attendee Guidance Update    
- Redesigned Microsoft Teams Store Experience    

SharePoint updates    
- Modern lookup columns    
- Viva Connections is now generally available!    

Call-Back - Available today.    
- SharePoint and OneDrive Image Edit - Filters    

       

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Q&A in Teams, Office.com update, Manager Insights from Viva - #218

Q&A in Teams, Office.com update, Manager Insights from Viva - #218

November 8, 2021

It's always interesting to see what lands in the Message Center during and after Microsoft Ignite. Sometimes we see products and features announced that appear in the Message Center shortly after the announcement. Like the Office.com updates this week. Changes to the landing page and new ways to search your recent content using the 'My Content' view. Other announcements tease you availability in 'Quarter-something next year'. Let's step back from the #MSIgnite excitement for a moment and take a look at changes landing nowish and soonish.    

In this episode:    

Stream Messages    
Stream on SharePoint - Viewership Retention    

Teams Messages    
- Chat with users with Teams personal accounts    
- Multi-language Teams meeting invite control    
- Expanded reactions in Microsoft Teams    
- Q&A in Teams, now in Public Preview    

Microsoft 365 Service Messages    
- Office.com updates    

Viva Message    
- Viva insights Manager insights    

Call-Back - Available today. The fastest call-back ever on the show.    
- Q&A in Teams, now in Public Preview    

  

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Visio Web App, Teams new file sharing, Outlook iOS Editor - #217

Visio Web App, Teams new file sharing, Outlook iOS Editor - #217

November 1, 2021

It's #MSIgnite week. Updates and announcements are starting to come in thick and fast. To make the 365MCS messages easier to catch up with, we're grouping them together in their app or service. Outlook, Microsoft Stream, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Visio, and Planner new functionality!

In this episode:    

Outlook updates
- Text predictions in Outlook for iOS & Android - MC293771
- Editor for Outlook iOS - MC294741
- New Experience updates and Microsoft 365 app access - MC294739

Stream updates
- Generate Captions On-Demand for Stream built on SharePoint - MC293774

SharePoint updates
- New Feature: SharePoint spaces Embed web part - MC294527
- New Microsoft 365 Lists entry point in the SharePoint app bar - MC295021

Microsoft Teams updates
- New file sharing experience in Microsoft Teams - MC294746
- Microsoft Teams tab actions are moving - MC295024

Visio update
- General availability: Microsoft 365 now includes the core functionalities of Visio - MC295017

Planner update
- Rich text and images in Planner task notes - MC295027

Call-Back
- Live Components in Teams Chat - MC270177
Prepare your people for this change. Download done-for-you resources such as a News page, images and promo video at Live Components In Microsoft Teams Chat | The Way We Work

  

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