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Task publishing for frontline organisations - #178

Task publishing for frontline organisations - #178

January 18, 2021

Coordinate tasks across your organization. Publish the same task to different locations for teams to complete. This is ideal for retail stores, healthcare and any organization that needs to manage standard tasks across multiple groups and locations.    

Also in this episode:    

- Microsoft Lists and SharePoint Lists: column settings in Grid view    

- New usage report for Microsoft Teams in Microsoft 365 admin center    

- Outlook on the web - Message reminders    

We introduced two new segments to the show:    

1. Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Introducing history menu in Microsoft Teams    
- Reminder: Configuration Change in Guest access for Microsoft Teams    
Updated subject lines for email communications from Message center    

2. Call back - Discuss one or twos updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.     
- Channel Calendars    
- List rules make it easy to set up notifications of change    

Links mentioned during the show:    
- New Microsoft Teams Activity Reports will be updated on this page     
- Configure guest access for Microsoft Teams    
- Create rules for Microsoft Lists    

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Simple automatic recaps for Teams meetings - #177

Simple automatic recaps for Teams meetings - #177

January 11, 2021

In this first episode of 2021, the 365 Message Center prepares us for a time-saving update. Quickly catch up with meeting details and discussions using the new Teams meeting recap. Find the recording, transcript and conversation together in the Chat for the meeting.   

Also in this episode:    

- Introducing Approvals in Microsoft Teams    

- New meeting options for managing large Teams meetings in Outlook for Windows    

- SharePoint page authoring - new first run experience    

- Microsoft Teams: Touch Bar Meetings Controls for Mac    

- Microsoft Lists app for iOS    

- Your Outlook settings in the cloud    

- Rehearse your presentation with Presenter Coach     

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Shared calendar app for Microsoft Teams - #176

Shared calendar app for Microsoft Teams - #176

December 22, 2020

At long last, Microsoft Teams brings back access to a team's shared calendar. An app will be available to add to a channel, simplifying coordination of team events and meetings. Channel meeting invite notifications will behave the way they should too.    

Also on the show this week:    

- Shared calendar app for Teams channels    

- Insights app for Teams    

- Meeting Reactions in Teams Meetings    

- Introducing an enhanced Teams Calling experience    

- Audience Targeting capability for Quick Links    

- Block Download Permissions for Teams Meeting Recordings    

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Text predictions for Outlook for Windows / iOS - #175

Text predictions for Outlook for Windows / iOS - #175

December 14, 2020

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 access for Microsoft Teams    

- Announcing public preview of guest support in Yammer (native mode)    

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A change in guest access for Microsoft Teams - #174

A change in guest access for Microsoft Teams - #174

December 11, 2020

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 new menu in the title bar     

- Configuration Change in Guest access for Microsoft Teams     

- Introducing translation in Outlook for Windows     

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

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

November 30, 2020

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 internet reacts to M365 Productivity Score    

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Add Microsoft Teams to your SharePoint team site - #172

Add Microsoft Teams to your SharePoint team site - #172

November 24, 2020

Teamify your SharePoint site but with a difference. Now you can add tabs to some of the content from your team site as you create the Microsoft Team. Pin useful and familiar lists, pages and libraries to the General channel of the team get off to a good start.    

Also this week:    

- New immersive experience for Yammer live events attendees    

- Secure by Default - Honoring EOP/ATP detonation verdicts    

- Use SharePoint tab to add pages, lists or document libraries to a channel in Teams    

- Introducing intelligent file recommendations for Planner    

- SharePoint site header updates    

- Add Microsoft Teams to your SharePoint team site    

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Updates to Microsoft Teams meeting chat membership - #171

Updates to Microsoft Teams meeting chat membership - #171

November 20, 2020

Your access to Microsoft Teams meeting chat will depend on how you are invited to the meeting. Those invited part way through a meeting will only see the conversation for the duration of the meeting. Why is that important? Watch this weeks episode to find out why.    

Also this week:    

- Full screen support in new meetings experience    

- Microsoft Teams: Accounts    

- Office Client Service health communications    

- Updates to meeting chat membership    

- Exclude specific files from OneDrive sync    

- SharePoint spaces: Touch device support    

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Announcing Forms polls in Microsoft Teams meetings - #170

Announcing Forms polls in Microsoft Teams meetings - #170

November 9, 2020

Who doesn't love a good poll in an online meeting? Results will be shared live during this episode of the 365 Message Center Show, as we discuss polls coming to Microsoft Teams meetings with Microsoft Forms.    

In this episode:    

- Extending the temporary limit increase for live events    

- Announcing Forms polls in Microsoft Teams meetings    

- OneDrive: Bookmark for OneDrive for iOS    

- New feature: Adding personal accounts in Teams coming soon on desktop    

- Microsoft 365 admin center: Simplified admin experience   

- New: Microsoft Lists undo and redo commands    

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New Scenes for Together Mode in Microsoft Teams - #169

New Scenes for Together Mode in Microsoft Teams - #169

November 3, 2020

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 3x3 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    

- Outlook on the web - Text predictions in English now supported worldwide    

- Upcoming changes to topics and hashtags in Yammer      

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