The home site app for Microsoft Teams (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
This week at Microsoft Ignite we announced the new home site app. The app gives employees a gateway to your organization, starting with the app’s name and icon, which you can customize to reflect the identity of your organization or your intranet. The app’s multi-level navigation lets people find si...
Network connectivity in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center preview available (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
In a cloud services world the quality of your network connectivity can make or break user experiences. Microsoft publishes best practices and principles of network connectivity to support customers with this work. We are making a broadly available preview available today for test tooling that identi...
Microsoft Ignite 2020 BOOK OF NEWS (news.microsoft.com)
Lastly, the Windows 10 Team 2020 Update is now available across all Surface Hub devices. Windows 10 Team 2020 update improves IT integration, device deployment and management capabilities, as well as meeting and collaboration experiences across all first-generation Surface Hub and Surface Hub 2S devices. This update will be available at no additional cost in October.
Introducing Azure Resource Mover: a seamless way to move between Azure regions (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
With over 60+ announced Azure regions across the world, more than any other cloud provider, we aim to provide customers with options to select the region that best suits their needs – whether that need is based on data residency or compliance requirements, service offerings, technical and regulatory...
Exchange News and Announcements – Microsoft Ignite 2020 Edition (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
Today we are announcing that the next versions of Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, Skype for Business Server and Project Server will be available in the second half of 2021, and are only available with the purchase of a subscription license. Subscription entitles access to support, product update...
Collaboration, communication and knowledge sharing with Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Project Cortex (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
In many organizations, world events have transformed technology adoption more in the past few months than in the past few years. Remote work and learning in virtual classrooms have accelerated the adoption of cloud services beyond anybody’s wildest expectations. Some organizations are now transition...
Innovations for workplace communications and employee engagement in Microsoft 365 (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
In an increasingly volatile world, organizational resilience depends upon the agility and responsiveness of your people. It’s more critical than ever to connect, inspire, and activate people. But it is also more difficult than ever. While many people may have adapted to working remotely, we hear fro...
What's New in Microsoft Teams | Microsoft Ignite 2020 (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
Today at Ignite, we are announcing a ton of new capabilities to help people stay connected, collaborate, and build solutions in Teams. Here’s what’s new in: Meetings Meeting room experiences Calling Chat and collaboration Microsoft 365 integrations Firstline Workers Healthcare Security and compli...
Best practices for optimizing performance of SharePoint sites and portals in Microsoft 365 (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
Learn the tips and tricks for making your portal performant.Understand what impacts performance for your end users when the portal home page loads and what actions should be taken to optimize the experience for them.
SharePoint admin and migration announcements at Ignite 2020 (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
We are on a journey to align the SharePoint admin center with the Microsoft 365 suite designing it to be more interconnected and aligned with the changing collaboration needs of your people. Today at Microsoft Ignite 2020, we announced several new updates to the overall SharePoint admin center exper...
The new Microsoft Stream (docs.microsoft.com)
Understanding the new Microsoft Stream
Records management in Microsoft 365 (docs.microsoft.com)
With records management in Microsoft 365, you can apply your retention schedules into a file plan that manages retention, records declaration, and disposition.
What's new in Security and Compliance in SharePoint and OneDrive - Ignite 2020 Announcements (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
With remote work being the new norm these days, it is critical to safeguard your business data from unauthorized access while at the same time make your employees, partners, and customers more productive. Microsoft runs on trust. We continue to provide you enterprise grade and frictionless securit...
Making Outlook the Default Mail App for iOS14 (office365itpros.com)
Apple allows iOS14 users to select a different email app to be the default. The switch to Outlook is easy, and you can also pin Outlook to the Home Screen. Remenber to check for users running iOS12
Get started with Teams templates in the Teams admin console (docs.microsoft.com)
Learn how to use Teams templates to create collaboration spaces with channels for different topics using preinstalled templates.
Announcing change notifications for Microsoft Teams messages (developer.microsoft.com)
One of the most common requests we receive in UserVoice is change notifications for messages. Developers want to build apps that can listen to Teams messages in near-real time, without polling, to enable scenarios such as bots that listen to messages on which they aren't @mentioned, or assist with enterprise information archiving and data loss prevention. We are pleased to announce that developers can now subscribe to change notifications for Microsoft Teams messages. This feature is available in beta on the Microsoft Graph API.
Restricting Guest User Access in Azure Active Directory (petri.com)
A new restricted level of access is available for Azure AD guest accounts. The good news is that it doesn't affect many Office 365 apps, which begs the question why the restriction exists.
Microsoft Teams getting breakout rooms, virtual commute, and new ‘Together Mode’ backgrounds (www.geekwire.com)
Microsoft Teams is getting several updates as part of the company's virtual Ignite tech conference this morning, looking to keep pace with its rivals and keep up with the demands of users increasingly…
Improving eDiscovery workflows and enhancing your forensic investigations (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
The recent shift towards remote work has accelerated digital transformation. End users are increasingly collaborating in chat-based workspaces like Microsoft Teams and Yammer, resulting in new types of data that’s more dynamic than email and more complex to discover. On top of this, of legal and c...
New Logic Apps runtime, performance and developer improvements (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
Azure Logic Apps has grown to become the cornerstone of Azure Integration Services, an industry-leading Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) offering trusted by over 40,000 customers. With its innovative API-driven graphical designer and declarative workflow engine incorporating nearly 400 conn...
Fix: Regression in September 2020 CU for SharePoint 2019 affects sites with modern UI (blog.stefan-gossner.com)
Microsoft has released a fix to address the regression introduced with September 2020 CU for SharePoint Server 2019. KB article and download link for the fix can be found here: KB 4461512: Septembe…
Announcing Planner integration with the Microsoft 365 Message center (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
This feature is near to my heart. It grew out of a sample I created in the early days of Planner—it has been more than four years since Planner launched!—to get my head around the Graph API. It was also an attempt to fill a desperate need for our customers who were missing news of all the new featu...
Seven ways we’re empowering every person and every organization to thrive in a new world of work (www.microsoft.com)
At Ignite this week, we’re announcing many new features and capabilities to empower every person and every organization to thrive in the new world of work.
Now in preview: customize Teams with built-in Power Platform capabilities (powerapps.microsoft.com)
The public preview of fully embedded Power Platform capabilities in Microsoft Teams is now open. Starting today, millions of Teams users can make and use custom tabs, personal apps, chat bots, and more using a powerful onboard database and approachable low-code tools from the Power Platform. As the world continues to adapt to the reality of Remote Work, tailoring the digital workplace to meet the needs of rapidly transforming businesses has never been more important. That’s why we are including these new capabilities at no additional cost for millions of Teams customers.
Microsoft Ignite 2020 guide to SharePoint, OneDrive, Planner, Stream, Visio and Lists (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
“Change is the end result of all true learning.” – Leo Buscaglia. That statement is most true for change management. In little over a week during Microsoft Ignite 2020, the SharePoint, OneDrive, Yammer and Stream speakers will be firing on all cylinders delivering sessions for this year's conferen...
Announcing Tasks in Microsoft Teams public rollout (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
Tasks are the building blocks of our work. They help us keep track of what to do now and what needs to be done next. But tasks are hard to manage, especially when you have to flip between different places to see them all. That’s why we’re thrilled to begin rolling out Tasks in Microsoft Teams, a c...
A new vision for Microsoft Stream (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
Video is more important than ever in the modern workplace. Video empowers people to connect authentically, share knowledge, and drive communication, training, and employee engagement. For these reasons and more, video continues to play an increasingly central role for work—transforming communicati...
Guidance for delivering Virtual Events (adoption.microsoft.com)
Microsoft guidance and success stories for delivering virtual events using Microsoft Teams, Live Events and more.
Quality Engineering services (technovert.com)
Technoverts comprehensive Quality Engineering services are future-ready. We integrate quality at every step of the development process.
Teams Rolls Out New Conversation Button (office365itpros.com)
Adding a New conversation button to the Teams client user interface might seem like an insignificant UI tweak. However, keeping replies with their topics is important because it helps users find information and helps compliance searches assemble full conversations.