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Multi-Window Chat for Microsoft Teams - #137

Multi-Window Chat for Microsoft Teams - #137

March 24, 2020

Multi-Window chat for Teams is just around the corner, beginning deployment early April. Pop out chat conversations into separate windows. Just in time to manage those multiple conversations as you work from home during #covid19     

Also on the show:     
- SharePoint mobile app to support customized themes     

- Audience targeting in site, footer and hub navigation     

- Device Management support for Collaboration Bars in Teams     

- End User Spam Notification messaging updates     

- Updated SharePoint start page experience     

- Notifications in Outlook to obtain Outlook for iOS and Android on mobile devices     

- Navigation update in desktop and mobile browsers     

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

Check out Daniel and Darrell's own YouTube channels at:    
Daniel - https://www.youtube.com/DanielGlenn     
Darrell - https://www.youtube.com/modernworkplacescenarios     

     

#136 - Edit metadata from within the SharePoint Document Library and List

#136 - Edit metadata from within the SharePoint Document Library and List

March 16, 2020

Your end users will soon be able to edit SharePoint metadata in a file or list directly from the web part. Users will now have the ability to open and edit file or list item properties directly from the document or list view web parts.    

Also on the show:    
- Forms Activity Reports in the Microsoft Admin Center    

- Outlook mobile updates the roll out of Privacy Settings    

- Microsoft Secure Score improvement action updates    

- Native Mode Alignment Tool for Yammer now available    

- Awareness of Microsoft 365 temporary feature adjustments    

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

Check out Daniel and Darrell's own YouTube channels at:    
Daniel - https://www.youtube.com/DanielGlenn     
Darrell - https://www.youtube.com/modernworkplacescenarios     

     

#135 - OneDrive Sync Version History

#135 - OneDrive Sync Version History

March 10, 2020

 

*Stay tuned to the end for a special interview with Sébastien Levert (Twitter), Product Lead at Valo & Microsoft MVP, concerning the new multilingual publishing in modern SharePoint*    

We've been able to manage document versions in OneDrive on the Web. Now we'll be able to do it from our desktop through changes to OneDrive sync on Windows and Mac. Download, restore and delete previous versions of documents using File Explorer or Finder. Also in this episode:    

- Microsoft Authenticator app shows fullscreen account pages    

- Microsoft 365 preparedness for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and guidance regarding best practices for Microsoft Teams    

- Multilingual publishing for modern SharePoint    

- Teams @team and @channel for non-English users    

- Allow IT admins to Pre-Install Apps in Teams    

- Teams/Skype Consumer chat and calling interop    

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

Check out Daniel and Darrell's own YouTube channels at:    
Daniel - https://www.youtube.com/DanielGlenn     
Darrell - https://www.youtube.com/modernworkplacescenarios     

     

#134 - Teams tab that references page or list on any SharePoint site

#134 - Teams tab that references page or list on any SharePoint site

March 5, 2020

The new SharePoint app for #MicrosoftTeams will let you link to any page or list on any SharePoint site in your tenant. Up until now, we've been limited to referencing SharePoint pages on the Team's SharePoint site. Now you can add news, support pages, communications sites, lists and more, from any site in the tenant. Though it will still respect permissions, so ensure it's a resource your team can get to first.    

- Publishing commands added to Pages library    

- Basic Authentication Retirement    

- Advanced Threat Protection campaign views generally available    

- New Default Background Image for Microsoft 365 and Azure AD Login Screens    

- Assign policies to a batch of users or a group in Microsoft Teams admin    

- Managing unhealthy sharing links in SharePoint and OneDrive    

- Teams Twitter Connector has been retired    

- Poll added to Outlook    

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

Check out Daniel and Darrell's own YouTube channels at:    
Daniel - https://www.youtube.com/DanielGlenn     
Darrell - https://www.youtube.com/modernworkplacescenarios     

     

#133 - New Office app available on iPhone and Android

#133 - New Office app available on iPhone and Android

February 26, 2020

The new Microsoft Office app for mobiles is now available across iPhone and Android. It combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint with other quick capture tools to start that document, record that idea or pick up from where you left off, while you're on the move.    

- Power Apps can read context from Microsoft Teams    

- Sharing settings in the modern SharePoint admin center    

- Insider Risk Management in Microsoft 365 compliance center    

- Communication compliance in Microsoft 365 compliance center    

- Updated Feature: SharePoint Site Swap    

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

Check out Daniel and Darrell's own YouTube channels at:    
Daniel - https://www.youtube.com/DanielGlenn     
Darrell - https://www.youtube.com/modernworkplacescenarios     

     

#132 - Interactive Yammer email in Outlook on the Web

#132 - Interactive Yammer email in Outlook on the Web

February 18, 2020

They weren't kidding when they coined the #yearofyammer tag at #MSIgnite last year. Imagine working your way through your email notifications from #MicrosoftTeams, #Yammer, and other #Microsoft365 services. You open an email notification for a Yammer conversation and while you're in your flow answering email, you post a quick response to the Yammer thread - direct from email!    

This level of email interaction is also coming to Teams. But Yammer is set to give us the first taste. Nice!     

Also in this week's show:    

- Rolling back Office Message Encryption domain customization changes     

- Updated: Teams Channel Cross posting     

- Restricting form based auth in Office apps     

- Enhanced Power BI tab in Teams     

- New feature: Outlook mobile enabled Delegate permissions for mailboxes     

- Update: Tasks powered by To-Do (in Outlook on the Web) generally available.    

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

     

#131 - Create Yammer live events using Microsoft Teams

#131 - Create Yammer live events using Microsoft Teams

February 11, 2020

Create a Yammer live event and produce it from within Microsoft Teams. This simplifies producing live events, for orgs that don't yet have the capability to use an external app or device. Up to 10 presenters can join the Teams meeting where the live stream is produced.

Also in this week's show:    

- Microsoft 365 admin center defaulting to new experience    

- Microsoft 365 usage reports adds administrator roles    

- New service health status: "False Positive"    

- Live Events in Yammer produced from your device    

- Improved sign-in experience for Microsoft Teams    

- New reports for Office 365 Advanced Thread Protection    

- Threat Protection Status Report    

- New pen toolbox for Office applications    

- Compliance Services rolling out to Office 365 plans    

- Known Issue: Dialing into Skype for Business/Teams conference IDs    

Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell Webster as they cover the latest messages in the #Microsoft365 Message Center.    
   

#130 - Updating classic SharePoint team site home pages to the modern template

#130 - Updating classic SharePoint team site home pages to the modern template

February 6, 2020

*Stay tuned to the end for a special interview with Joanne Klein (Twitter), Owner of NexNovus Consulting, Office 365 consultant, & Microsoft MVP, concerning legal holds in Microsoft Teams private channels and the new Advanced eDiscovery tools in Microsoft 365*

Classic SharePoint team site home pages that have not been customized are soon to be upgraded to the modern template. Organisations with customized classic home pages are left untouched, giving time to update custom web parts and designs. This is an update to gradually shift orgs towards modern sites, giving end-users new capabilities such as easier posting of news.    

Also in this week's show:    

- Microsoft 365 Usage Analytics Power BI app is updated    

- Outlook mobile adds rich formatting    

- Update to Security and Compliance center link made available to all customers    

- Retirement of Facebook data connector in Excel    

- Feature Update: App setup policies in Microsoft Teams - pin favorite apps to Teams app bar    

- New feature: Advanced eDiscovery dashboard in preview    

- New Feature: Advanced eDiscovery tenant reports in preview    

- New Feature: Legal hold for Teams private channels    

Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell Webster as they cover the latest messages in the #Microsoft365 Message Center.    
   

#129 - Office 365 ProPlus changes to browser default search engine

#129 - Office 365 ProPlus changes to browser default search engine

January 29, 2020

Microsoft Search is one of the big focuses for Microsoft 365 this year. It's instrumental in productivity and finding the info you're looking for. The entry points for using Microsoft Search have expanded to a search box in the title bar of Office applications and integration with Bing.
This update to Office 365 Pro Plus will change Google Chrome to use Bing as the default search engine. Unsurprisingly, the technical community had some opinions to express about this.   

Also in this week's show:    

- Microsoft database containing Customer Support data was accessible from the Internet    

- Be aware and prepared – web sites you use may not work in Chrome 80    

- Updates to Yammer Private Messages API    

- Microsoft Power Automate in Microsoft 365 Service health and Message center    

- New Feature: Outlook on the web - new experience in mobile browsers    

Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell Webster as they cover the latest messages in the #Microsoft365 Message Center.    
   

#128 - Enhanced scheduling experience in Teams

#128 - Enhanced scheduling experience in Teams

January 20, 2020

*Stay tuned to the end for a special interview with Susan Hanley, SharePoint consultant & Microsoft MVP, concerning default SharePoint sharing links that can now default to people with existing access*

Meetings are a core experience in Microsoft Teams. In the early days of the release of Teams, scheduling a meeting was a simple but limited experience. Today, the meeting scheduling form in Teams is just about at parity with the Outlook on the web scheduling form. This release gives more options for the meeting organiser. Search from the location picker. A new availability indicator for those you invite. Tabs in edit mode provide access to Scheduling Assistant, Files, Chats and meeting notes while you create or edit the invite.      
   
Also in this week's show:    

- Self-service purchase capabilities for Microsoft Power Platform    

- Lobby control for dial-in attendees in Microsoft Teams    

- changes to Quarantine Permissions    

- Service health dashboard - Report an issue (Update)    

- Office What's New management - again    

- Blocking sensitive information in notifications for Outlook for iOS (delayed)    

- End user access to phishing email (Update)    

- Microsoft Teams Read receipts roll-out (timeline update)    

- SharePoint page difference visualization (timeline update)    

- Bing Image search and YouTube search in combined toggle for Forms    

- Per-site sharing links can now default to people with existing access    

- Use Power Automate to approve SharePoint hub-site joins (timeline update)    

- Microsoft Stream cloud recordings changes to data center recording locations    

- Allow OneDrive to disable Windows permission inheritance in folders synced read-only    

- Outlook on the web - add a personal calendar, TeamSnap account    

- Microsoft Search in Bing User Experience refreshed    

- Announce when dial-in users join/leave a meeting in Microsoft Teams (update)    

Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell Webster as they cover the latest messages in the #Microsoft365 Message Center.