SharePoint Online – Search Options Today (July 2019) (searchexplained.com)
The primary question I keep getting these days is what Search options organizations have these days, what's coming, and how to be ready?
Announcing availability of an updated Page Diagnostics Tool for SharePoint (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
Today we’re pleased to announce availability of the next release of the Page Diagnostics Tool for SharePoint (Version 2.0.1) which now includes the ability to assess modern and classic SharePoint pages in SharePoint Online. The Page Diagnostics Tool for SharePoint is a Chromium Browser Extension (c...
Why Office 365 Users Receive MyAnalytics Messages (office365itpros.com)
Microsoft is now rolling out MyAnalytics access to Office 365 accounts with an Exchange Online license.The first sign that anyone gets is when they receive one of MyAnalytics's well-intended messages to help them organize their work life smarter.
Is Microsoft getting closer to launching its expected Microsoft 365 Consumer subscription? (www.zdnet.com)
Some Microsoft users are reporting they are seeing their Office 365 subscriptions and products being quietly rebranded as 'Microsoft 365.' Could a potential branding change be coming?
Disconnected Mailbox Content Not Available for Office 365 Content Searches (office365itpros.com)
Microsoft has confirmed that disconnected Exchange Online mailboxes are not included in the sources scanned by Office 365 content searches, thus clearing up some misunderstandings that might have existed in the field.
Page Diagnostics tool for SharePoint Online Version 2 has been released (blog.stefan-gossner.com)
The Page Diagnostic Tool (V2.0) is a browser extension for Chrome and Microsoft Edge version 77 and later that analyzes both SharePoint Online modern portal and classic publishing site pages. New i…
Read SharePoint Maven and more on Feedly (feedly.com)
Feedly connects you to the information and knowledge you care about. We help you get more out of you work, education, hobbies and interests. The feedly platform lets you discover sources of quality content, follow and read everything those sources publish with ease and organize everything in one place.
How to increase user adoption in Office 365 (sharegate.com)
User adoption best practices to make the most of Office 365—we discuss how to create an end user adoption strategy, and other tips for a successful rollout.
SharePoint Framework Summer 2019 Wish List (www.andrewconnell.com)
I originally intended to write this post a mid-summer, but just never happened. Thankfully my wish list hasn’t changed for the SharePoint Framework (SFPx) since the spring of this year… wait, maybe that isn’t a good thing? Please don’t take these as complaints about the SharePoint Framework, the people who work on it and support it, or Microsoft as a whole. I’m a fan of the SharePoint Framework. I love how it is helping to bring traditional server-side SharePoint developers along to the modern world of web development and client-side customizations. So many parts of the toolchain and skills they are learning by working with SPFx are immediately transferrable to non-SharePoint projects. As you read through my list, you may notice a theme: time for some maturity. The SharePoint Framework has been available since early 2017 and every few weeks, we see Microsoft share graphs of constant growth in adoption during the community calls). With some strong momentum, personally I’d...
Using PowerShell Logging to Track Potential Attacks Against Office 365 (office365itpros.com)
Office 365 tenant administrators often make extensive use of PowerShell. It's a great tool to get work done across all the Office 365 workloads. However, hackers like PowerShell too, and it could be used to attack your tenant.
Competition and Adoption Driving Microsoft to Linux Client for Teams (www.petri.com)
Lots of hot air and fuss resulted when Microsoft confirmed on the Teams UserVoice site that they are actively working on a Teams client for Linux. Many Office 365 tenants will be bemused at the attention.
Posting Notifications About Inactive Mailboxes to Teams (office365itpros.com)
Being able to generate a report of mailbox activity is nice, but being able to filter the report to find potentially inactive mailboxes and post that information to Teams is even better.
September 2019 CU for SharePoint 2010 product family is available for download (blog.stefan-gossner.com)
The product group released the September 2019 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. For September 2019 CU we have full server packages (also known as Uber packages) for SharePoi…
September 2019 CU for SharePoint Server 2019 is available for download (blog.stefan-gossner.com)
The product group released the September 2019 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2019 product family. SharePoint Server 2019 is patched with a language dependent and a language independent fix…
Microsoft OneDrive on Android hits 1 billion downloads on Google Play (mspoweruser.com)
Following Skype and Microsoft Word, Microsoft OneDrive app for Android has now reached billion downloads on Play Store. It is a big milestone because the competing Google Drive app comes pre-installed on virtually all Android devices. Microsoft has also signed some deals with Android OEMs like Samsung to pre-install OneDrive app, I think those deals …
Potential Problems Lurk When OneDrive Users Block Office 365 Searches (www.petri.com)
It's hard to find and fix every legacy on-premises setting. In the case of OneDrive for Business, it allows users to stop their site appearing in search results.
Teams Gets Secondary Ringer for Calls (office365itpros.com)
Microsoft is rolling out the ability for Teams clients to define a secondary ringer for inbound voice calls. The new feature will start appearing in Office 365 tenants from mid-September and the roll-out will complete in mid-October.
How does it affect my tenant? Questions to ask for Office 365/SharePoint solutions (www.sharepointnutsandbolts.com)
I’m doing some Office 365 architecture work at the moment to ensure our clients have a clear view of our solutions and how they work. Any or...
Microsoft redesigns To Do to make it look more like its Wunderlist predecessor (www.zdnet.com)
Microsoft is giving its To Do task-management app a makeover which makes it look more like Wunderlist, the task manager that Microsoft acquired and plans to shut down in favor of To Do.
September 2019 CU for SharePoint 2013 product family is available for download (blog.stefan-gossner.com)
The product group released the September 2019 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. For September 2019 CU we have full server packages (also known as Uber packages). No other CU…
What you need to successfully manage Office 365 (blog.mastykarz.nl)
To successfully manage Office 365, you have to understand what’s inside. And with its many available services, it’s not trivial. But here is how you can do it.
Microsoft Teams for Linux client: It's happening (www.zdnet.com)
Microsoft is working on a Teams client for Linux, officials have confirmed, but still no word on when it will arrive.
New Microsoft 365 E5 subscription with EMS now available for developers (developer.microsoft.com)
Starting this week, all new members of the Office 365 Developer Program (including Visual Studio Professional and Enterprise members) can sign up for a Microsoft 365 E5 developer subscription (Windows not included). This replaces the Office 365 E3 developer subscription that we made available starting in March 2018.These E5 subscriptions will be renewable every 90 days just like the current E3 developer subscriptions (except for Visual Studio Professional or Enterprise subscribers, who get renewed for as long as they have a valid Visual Studio subscription).
How do you merge IT when acquiring or merging companies? (rencore.com)
Bringing two IT environments under one roof is an important process in any modern day merger or takeover. But it’s by no means simple. In fact, many organizations need assistance with integrating IT services when acquiring or merging companies.
Announcing XLOOKUP (blog-insider.office.com)
XLOOKUP is named for its ability to look both vertically and horizontally (yes it replaces HLOOKUP too!). In its simplest form, XLOOKUP needs just 3 arguments to perform the most common exact lookup (one fewer than VLOOKUP).
Prevent Office apps from saving to OneDrive by default (serverfault.com)
In an upcoming update to Office 365, desktop apps will default to save in OneDrive rather the local drive or redirected profile. This is obviously going to be a pain to have to teach every user thi...
Exploiting the Graph When PowerShell Can’t Do Enough for Teams (www.petri.com)
Although Teams has a PowerShell module, its cmdlets can't get at some of the interesting information for team objects. But the Graph API reveals that information. Combining the Graph with PowerShell makes it possible to retrieve the information with just a little effort.
Access historic revisions of SharePoint Publishing Pages using CSOM (blog.stefan-gossner.com)
Recently I received a questions from a customer who was looking for a way to access content of historic revisions of a publishing pages using SharePoint client side object model (CSOM). Using serve…
Stream Adds Recycle Bin for Videos (office365itpros.com)
The Stream video service now boasts a recycle bin to allow Office 365 users 30 days to restore deleted videos.
User Activity based Expiration Policy for Office 365 groups is now in Private Preview! (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
O365 Groups power collaboration across Office 365 Collaboration is a key ingredient for the success of any organization. Office 365 groups, of the most used collaboration features in Microsoft 365 today, power the collaboration features across apps, including Outlook, Teams, Yammer, and SharePoint....