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Microsoft Teams Virtual Breakout Rooms - #167

Microsoft Teams Virtual Breakout Rooms - #167

October 20, 2020

Improve the level of interaction between meeting attendees with virtual breakout rooms. Limitations of audio technology mean only one person can speak and be clearly heard at one time in an online meeting. Teams breakout rooms provide a smaller, isolated place to converse, collaborate and create.
In this episode:    

- Sharing links that block video file download    

- Outlook on the web, Project Moca preview    

- Microsoft Teams - Virtual Breakout Rooms    

- Modern capability to add custom content types in SharePoint    

- Meeting chat moderation settings    

- Transfer Teams meeting between devices or add another device     

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New personalisation with My Feed web part - #166

New personalisation with My Feed web part - #166

October 15, 2020

Organizations that personalize their Intranet and team sites have another tool at their disposal. The My Feed web part shows content specific to you, based on your activity and contacts within your organization. Content includes your next meeting, a Microsoft Team and channel you frequently visit, or a recording of a meeting you attended recently. 
Where would you use this new web part?     

- My Feed web part    

- Forms: Specific user sharing for response collection    

- Set duration on presence status in Teams    

- Organizers can manage meeting options in the meeting experience    

- Forms is getting a new start page    

- We're improving Microsoft Search with personal query history    

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Prevent attendees from unmuting in Teams Meetings - #165

Prevent attendees from unmuting in Teams Meetings - #165

October 7, 2020

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 Yammer Communities app in Microsoft Teams       

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Microsoft Teams meeting recordings saved to OneDrive / SharePoint -  #164

Microsoft Teams meeting recordings saved to OneDrive / SharePoint -  #164

September 29, 2020

Sharing meeting recordings with guests is about to get easier. Microsoft Teams will soon record meetings to OneDrive or SharePoint. Then you can share the recording like to share any file with a guest.    

- New Power Automate for Teams    

- Microsoft Teams: meeting recordings saved to OneDrive and SharePoint    

- Calendar view on Microsoft List and SharePoint Lists    

- Push notifications for work accounts in To Do    

- List creation from templates visual refresh    

- Introducing tags in the Message Center      

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Introducing Microsoft Teams templates -  #163

Introducing Microsoft Teams templates -  #163

September 23, 2020

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.    

- 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 Communities app    

- Teams meetings, end of meeting notification    

- Turn off message preview for chat notifications in Teams    

- Flow Admin Center unavailable    

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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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