365 Message Center Show
The 365 Message Center Show - #214

The 365 Message Center Show - #214

October 11, 2021

A new search results page for Teams helps you find what you are looking for. The new Microsoft Feedback Portal is announced to replace UserVoice. And Yammer Official Communities designate an official voice amidst the user-created communities. Join Daniel and Darrell live this week to discuss the weeks Microsoft 365 messages.     

In this episode:    

- Microsoft Teams: A new search results page is coming    
- Yammer: Official Communities    
- Announcing Microsoft Feedback Portal    
- Microsoft Viva: Praise History in Microsoft Viva Insights    
- Modern site-level term store      

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Passwordless phone sign-in with Microsoft Authenticator experience changing    
- We’re making changes to LinkedIn integration with the Microsoft 365 people card    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- New SharePoint hub to hub associations    

  

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Viva Learning preview moving to general availability - #213

Viva Learning preview moving to general availability - #213

October 5, 2021

If your organization has been using the preview of Viva Learning, it will be automatically converted to the full free version. Access Microsoft Learn and Microsoft 365 Trainings for free and 125 limited LinkedIn Learning courses. Daniel and Darrell discuss what we know about Viva Learning so far and what to expect when it is available in November 2021.       

In this episode:    

- Viva Learning preview moving to general availability    
- Power BI app for Microsoft Teams automatic installation and availability for government customers    
- Updates available for Microsoft 365 Apps for Current Channel    
- Upcoming Changes to Auto-Expanding Archive    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- OneDrive and SharePoint: Improved Move/Copy user experience    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- SharePoint Collapsible Sections    

  

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Whiteboard/Document camera in Teams meetings - #212

Whiteboard/Document camera in Teams meetings - #212

September 27, 2021

On this week's episode, Daniel and Darrell discuss the Content Camera for Microsoft Teams. Do you remember that feature in Teams that captures a whiteboard with a camera and shows the presenter as transparent? Do you remember that it was only available with special equipment and Teams Meeting Rooms? Well it's coming to Microsoft Teams Desktop - Point a camera at a whiteboard and use a real whiteboard in a Teams meeting!    

In this episode:    

- Content from camera now launched in Teams    
- Image Utility Edit Control    
- SPO View in File Explorer available in Microsoft Edge    
- Restarting a Teams Live Event    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Yammer Topics APIs changes with Viva Topics    
- Send Feedback on Image Tags    
- 1:1 Calling in Safari    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.     
- Insights in Microsoft 365 to become part of Microsoft Viva    

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New SharePoint hub to hub associations - #211

New SharePoint hub to hub associations - #211

September 20, 2021

The headline for this week's messages: Connect SharePoint hub sites to other hub sites for an increased search scope. Info architect's will welcome the results across connected hubs and sites.   

In this episode:    

- SharePoint Navigation Switcher   
- Restrict Yammer Community Posting   
- Co-authoring on Microsoft Information Protection encrypted documents in Office Desktop is Generally Available   
- Reply to specific chat message in Teams Desktop   
- New SharePoint hub to hub associations   
- Join meetings anonymously from your Teams desktop app (across clouds)   

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates
- OneDrive: New Command Bar       

 

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Viva Connections (Public preview) is rolling out - #210

Viva Connections (Public preview) is rolling out - #210

September 13, 2021

Add your Viva Connections dashboard to your home site and start creating cards to help employees find relevant resources and complete essential tasks. Display a personalized list of conversations and news from across the organization.   

In this episode:    

- Improvements to the Text web part for SharePoint pages and news    
- Viva Connections (Public preview) is rolling out    
- Microsoft Forms new App "Polls" in Teams    
- Classic Exchange Admin Center (EAC) Retirement Announcement    
- Excel Power View Retirement    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Microsoft Forms: New Mobile Friendly Experience for Form Creation / Analysis    
- Microsoft 365 Information Governance    
- Announcing general availability of retention policies for Teams private channels    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- SharePoint site templates    

 

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MyAnalytics Insights become Microsoft Viva Insights - #209

MyAnalytics Insights become Microsoft Viva Insights - #209

September 9, 2021

If you use MyAnalytics Insights in Outlook and Microsoft Teams, get ready to see it now appear as Microsoft Viva Insights. Your daily briefing email might be the first indication you see this change.    

In this episode:    

- Forms word cloud poll for Teams meeting    
- Microsoft Forms: Manage and organize your forms and quizzes now    
- Insights in Microsoft 365 to become part of Microsoft Viva    
- Microsoft Teams: Enable Teams users to purchase app subscriptions through the Teams app store    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates
- SharePoint channel sites - Temporary permissions editing    
- Introducing 2x2 gallery view for Teams meetings viewed in Safari browser    
- Play My Emails: Spotlight    

 

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Check your tone when writing messages in Outlook on the web - #208

Check your tone when writing messages in Outlook on the web - #208

August 30, 2021

Microsoft Editor can be set to check for politeness as you write your email in Outlook on the web. This feature aims at reducing misunderstandings in email that could cause offense. Daniel and Darrell discuss how it might perform.  

In this episode:    

- Pairing naming convention between Teams channels and corresponding SharePoint folders    
- Outlook: Tone detection in Microsoft Editor for Outlook on the web    
- Important updates are available for Microsoft To Do apps    
- Announcing PowerPoint modern comments for enterprise general availability    
- Dynamic e911 for US WFH users    

    

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Lightweight Plans in Planner - #207

Lightweight Plans in Planner - #207

August 23, 2021

Create lightweight plans that don't require a Microsoft 365 Group. They are ideal for managing tasks in ad-hoc meetings with people outside of your team.  

In this episode:    

- Breakout rooms: Pre-meeting room creation and participant assignment    
- Breakout Rooms Presenter support    
- Lightweight Plans in Planner    
- 1:1 VOIP and PSTN call recording and transcription in Calls App V2    
- Refreshed Microsoft Whiteboard client experience coming soon    
- New pricing for Microsoft 365 (On March 1, 2022)    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates
- Cortana adds two new skills and Push To Talk is enabled by default    
- Tenant setting to disable the creation of new SharePoint 2013 workflows    

    

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Spam Notification in Call Toast - #206

Spam Notification in Call Toast - #206

August 16, 2021

Who is that? I don't recognize the number. It could be a new customer. It might be a new team member. Oh it's a spam call. That was a distracting waste of time. Get notification of a possible spam call before you answer.   

In this episode:    

- Modern comments in Word (Windows)    
- Microsoft 365 roadmap site updates    
- Spam Notification in Call Toast    
- Introducing background effects on web [Microsoft Teams]    
- SharePoint spaces adds styles for text and annotation icons    
- Retirement: Outlook for iOS and Android to stop syncing with Facebook, Meetup, and Evernote Calendars    

    

Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover the latest messages in the Microsoft 365 Message Center.  

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Teams Meeting Recordings Auto-Expiration - #205

Teams Meeting Recordings Auto-Expiration - #205

August 10, 2021

Teams meeting recordings will automatically expire and be deleted from OneDrive and SharePoint after 60 days. Find out what you need to know to manage meeting recordings if your org wants to keep them for longer.    

In this episode:    

- Microsoft Stream: Viewing the transcript for a Microsoft Teams meeting recording    
- New people-centric search features coming to Microsoft Search    
- Viva Connections (Private preview) app visible in Teams    
- Teams Meeting Recordings Auto-Expiration in OneDrive and SharePoint    
- [Yammer] Nested Replies and Related Features    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- In Preview: Microsoft 365 now includes the core functionalities of Visio    
- (Updated) Releasing Fluid live components in Teams chat    
- Ability to assign roles to Azure AD groups is now generally available!    
- Ability to swap content and gallery is coming back    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- SharePoint Events web part will display event images    

    

Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover the latest messages in the Microsoft 365 Message Center.  

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Check out Daniel and Darrell's own YouTube channels at:    
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