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New Video only Meeting stage experience - #184

New Video only Meeting stage experience - #184

March 1, 2021

How often do you join a Teams meeting with your video turned off? Sometimes there's a good reason to do so. A recent change means that the meeting stage will only show attendees with their video turned on. Even when you are an active speaker, you will only appear on the bar below the stage. How will this affect meetings going forward?    

In this episode:    
- Add up to 25 task labels and colors in Planner and Tasks in Teams    
- New Video only Meeting stage experience    
- Microsoft Forms - Increased form limits    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates(Updated) Microsoft Teams introduces meeting recap in the calendar event details tab (DELAYED)    
- OneDrive for Business announce 250GB upload capability    
- First delete dialog alert for OneDrive files    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.     
- (Updated) Add Microsoft Teams to your SharePoint team site    

    

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SharePoint app bar and global navigation - #183

SharePoint app bar and global navigation - #183

February 22, 2021

Find your way around your SharePoint Online intranet from any site in SharePoint. The SharePoint app bar makes global navigation, sites, news and recent files easy to reach. We discuss the different navigation options and what this might mean for the current Microsoft 365 app launcher.    

In this episode:    

- Introducing a SharePoint app bar that features global navigation    

- Outlook on the web: update in how users access Mail, Calendar, People, and To Do    

- Allowing anonymous presenters in Teams Live Events    

- Teams meetings to support view-only attendees    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    

- Introducing a change in access behavior for public groups in Microsoft Forms    

- OneDrive iOS Files App Integration Temporarily Entering Read Only mode    

- New file sharing experience in Microsoft Teams    

- Text Predictions in Word for Windows    

 

📞 Call back - Discuss one or two updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.     
- Meeting recordings saved to OneDrive rather than Stream     

    

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Teams Pro: The new old service plan - #182

Teams Pro: The new old service plan - #182

February 15, 2021

The news initially caused a kerfuffle as the community made assumptions about a poorly written MC message announcing a new Microsoft Teams service plan. Were organization's going to need to buy different license for a pro version of Microsoft Teams?    

In this episode:    
- Microsoft Teams: Share to Teams from Outlook    
- Adding taxonomy columns for modern SharePoint library views    
- 1:1 Call recording policy introduction    
- Announcing a new service plan, Teams Pro    
- Align the experience for creating a team from different Teams interfaces    
- Outlook - Reactions and new notification experience    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- New lists will have versioning enabled by default    
- Performance Improvements in Excel for the Web    
- SharePoint to support lightbox for images    
- Introducing Microsoft Viva Topics    
- Dictation in Word and Outlook just got better    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or twos updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- Meeting Reactions in Teams    

 

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Microsoft Viva: Our first impressions - #181

Microsoft Viva: Our first impressions - #181

February 8, 2021

After last week's announcement of Microsoft Viva, some of us were enthusiastic. Some of us were underwhelmed. Most of us had more questions. In this show, Daniel and Darrell discuss some of their first reactions after seeing the Microsoft Viva launch event, amidst the messages from this week.    

In this episode:    
- Get a Meet now meeting link in Teams    
- Reminder: Insights app in Microsoft Teams will be available starting February 2021    
- NEW DETAILS: Microsoft Edge Legacy support to end on March 9, 2021    
- Introducing a registration page for Microsoft Teams meetings    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Microsoft Office app optimized for iPad    
- Change coming to your Power Automate Service    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or twos updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- Service reminder: Skype for Business Online retires in 6 months    

- Microsoft Viva: Our first impressions      

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Teams Large gallery and Together Mode in browser - #180

Teams Large gallery and Together Mode in browser - #180

February 1, 2021

Got guests joining your Teams meeting via a web browser and want to make them feel more included in the meeting? Together Mode and Large gallery will be available for attendees joining in the browser. So even if they don't have Teams installed, they can be seen in the scene - together. Remember to let them know where to find the feature.    

In this episode:    

- Large gallery view and Together Mode for web meetings in Edge and Chrome browsers    
- SharePoint web part toolbox updates    
- Changes to private Content Delivery Networks (CDN)    
- Public preview simplified mobile app sign in    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Override Alerts for Microsoft Defender    
- Reminder: Azure SSL/TLS certificate changes    
M365 Apps updates for Current Channel    
- Outlook - End meetings early by 5 to 10min    
- Outlook - Add Teams meeting details to every meeting    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or twos updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.    
- SharePoint site header updates - minimal and extended options      

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Microsoft Teams revised in-meeting experience - #179

Microsoft Teams revised in-meeting experience - #179

January 25, 2021

Out with the full-width Share tray. In with a compact Share pop-up menu. Presenters in Teams meetings will share content using a new menu that clarifies the choices and leaves more room for future in-meeting apps.    

In this episode:    
- Yammer Reactions are now inclusive    
- Microsoft Teams will queue sent messages when offline    
- Microsoft Teams Revised In-meeting Share Experience    
- Updates coming to SharePoint Site usage report    
- Outlook on the web - New search in compose mode    

📢 Quick mentions - short updates and reminders to prepare for major updates    
- Teams desktop app for Mac: Include computer sound in a meeting    
- Microsoft 365 Admin app adds license management    

📞 Call back - Discuss one or twos updates that we've covered in older episode, which are arriving in tenants.     
- Microsoft Lists app for iOS    

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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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