New OneDrive File Viewer Shows Up In Teams (office365itpros.com)
Microsoft has released new OneDrive file viewers that are turning up in Teams clients. The new viewers are more intelligent and make it easier to work with files, especially Office documents. However, even intelligent viewers can only function when a solid network connection is available and often a local synchronized copy of Teams files is the way to work.
Introducing Microsoft 365 Business Apps Deployment Planning Services (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
Transforming operations and streamlining business process is essential to maintain your competitive advantage. We have many great resources available to help you get started available here on the TechCommunity. Across Microsoft 365, our Business Apps Partner Program recognizes dozens of Micr...
SharePoint security fixes released with August 2019 PU and offered through Microsoft Update (blog.stefan-gossner.com)
As I received some feedback that I should also add the Urls to the KB articles of the different security fixes I added this information to my blog post. SharePoint 2010 Suite: KB 4475575 – Sh…
August 2019 CU for SharePoint Server 2019 is available for download (blog.stefan-gossner.com)
The product group released the August 2019 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2019 product family. SharePoint Server 2019 is patched with a language dependent and a language independent fix. T…
August 2019 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download (blog.stefan-gossner.com)
The product group released the August 2019 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2016 product family. This CU also includes Feature Pack 1 which was released with December 2016 CU and Feature Pac…
August 2019 CU for SharePoint 2013 product family is available for download (blog.stefan-gossner.com)
The product group released the August 2019 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. For August 2019 CU we have full server packages (also known as Uber packages). No other CU is re…
August 2019 CU for SharePoint 2010 product family is available for download (blog.stefan-gossner.com)
The product group released the August 2019 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. For August 2019 CU we have full server packages (also known as Uber packages) for SharePoint Fou…
Hub Sites vs. Subsites (sharepointmaven.com)
Ever wondered which setup is best when it comes to Hub Sites vs. Subsites? This post expalins 10 significant advantages of Hub Sites vs. Subsites.
Office 365 – Group-based License Management (nedimmehic.org)
Group-based license management involves setting up groups of users, and then defining the license assignment that should be applied to each group. For smaller tenants with simple requirements licen…
BitTitan Introduces Cross-Tenant Teams Migration (www.petri.com)
Moving Teams between Office 365 tenants has been a challenge since the earliest days of Teams. Now a beta Graph API has allowed BitTitan to create the ability to transfer team settings and channel conversations between tenants.
Code free ways to optimize your experience in Microsoft Teams with PowerApps and Flow (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
Streamline business processes with customized apps and workflow automation in Microsoft Teams Today we’d like to show you how you can take your Teams experience to the next level through automation and integrated custom apps. Aya and Jeremy will walk you through a few examples of how you can get sta...
The Horror of Microsoft Teams (medium.com)
I wrote this mostly whilst finishing a period of employment where I was obliged to use Microsoft Teams. For those who have not had the…
August 2019 - Updates to SharePoint page and news authoring (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
Building informative and attractive pages is an essential step in engaging employees with news, applications, and critical information in SharePoint and Microsoft Teams. Today we’re pleased to announce a series of enhancements to make authoring pages faster and more intuitive. All of these are sch...
Share to Microsoft Teams WordPress Plugin (office365itpros.com)
If you run a WordPress site, you might like to install the Share to Microsoft Teams plugin, an extension written by MVP Joao Ferreira to post content from the site to a targeted channel in a team.
Azure licensing update gives rivals AWS and Google Cloud new talking points (www.onmsft.com)
The licensing change, according to the company, is due in part to the number of new services it is rolling out to customers and the increased competition in the market.
Microsoft is phasing out the Basic edition of Azure Active Directory (www.zdnet.com)
Microsoft is looking to simplify its Azure Active Directory plan line-up by cutting the Basic edition.
Microsoft axes Office 2019 from 'Home Use Program' (www.computerworld.com)
The company is moving away from perpetually-licensed Office 2019 and now offers annual subscriptions to Office 365 Personal and Office 365 Home for $69.99 and $48.99, respectively.
New guided workflow for deleting Microsoft 365 users (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
As an IT admin, there are certain tasks and process that happen almost daily. We’re using customer feedback to identify those common tasks and make them easier and faster to perform with repeatable results. Deleting a user when they leave an organization is one of those common tasks. From the IT sid...
Microsoft and Samsung partner to empower you to achieve more (blogs.windows.com)
Today, we joined Samsung on stage in New York City at their Galaxy Unpacked event to share a vision for the future of productivity and how we will continue to partner in the coming years to empower…
SharePoint Online Site Swap Feature Rolling Out (office365itpros.com)
Microsoft announced the roll-out of the Site Swap feature for SharePoint Online. You can only do this with PowerShell, but the process is quick and easy and works well (assuming your new site is ready to go).
Swaps the location of a source site with a target site while archiving the original target site. When the swap is initiated, the target site is moved to the archive location and the source site is moved to the target location. You must use the SharePoint Admin PowerShell version 16.0.8812.1200 or later. Use of this cmdlet is subject to the rollout of this capability. If the target is the root site at https://tenant-name.sharepoint.com, then the following preparation activities should be performed prior to performing the swap: Any Featured links defined in SharePoint Start Page at https://tenant-name.sharepoint.com/_layouts⼕/sharepoint.aspx will not be displayed after performing the swap. If required, the Featured links should be documented so they can be manually recreated after the swap. Functionality such as external sharing and application interfaces are dependent on the policies and permissions defined at the root site. Review the source site to ensure that it has the required...
Trigger MS Flow on condition based on Column’s value with SharePoint List (siddharthvaghasia.com)
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Microsoft Introduces New OWA Setting to Control Access to Storage Providers (office365itpros.com)
Microsoft has announced that the AdditionalStorageProvidersAvailable setting in OWA mailbox policies will now control access to both first-party and third-party storage providers.
SharePoint Online – You can now swap sites (blog.hametbenoit.info)
We all know that, SharePoint sites design and structure are define once and far all at at a specific time; meaning it is quite difficult to change later on the structure of sites. Well, good news, SharePoint Online is now allowing you to swap sites (aka site collections); the ‘original’…
Microsoft Deprecating Exchange Online's Search-Mailbox Cmdlet (www.petri.com)
Microsoft has started to flag its intention to deprecate the Search-Mailbox cmdlet. It's probably the right time to remove this cmdlet from Exchange Online because Office 365 compliance searches can serve the same purpose.
Enhanced Quick Edit for SharePoint lists and libraries (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
If you need to streamline business processes, you need great tools to edit data in lists and libraries. Excel has long been a foundational tool for collecting, editing and analyzing data. People understand and embrace the simplicity of sorting and editing data values in a grid. As we announced at...
Microsoft Teams IT architecture and telephony solutions posters (docs.microsoft.com)
Summary: Learn about the logical architecture of productivity services in Microsoft 365, leading with Microsoft Teams. Also learn about telephony solutions for Teams.
SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop: July 2019 (techcommunity.microsoft.com)
July brought the heat to many cities across the world, so we at Microsoft thought we’d bring a little heat of our own via SharePoint and related tech updates that rolled out this month. This is the all-inclusive recap plus the Intrazone Roadmap Pitstop: July 2019 podcast episode – the bonus monthly ...
Generating and Emailing a Teams Creation Report (office365itpros.com)
Office 365 Activity Alerts don't seem to be working too well these days. At least, that's what we found when we tried to create an alert for Teams creation events. Never mind, PowerShell will do the job.
Microsoft Announces Retirement of Skype for Business Online (office365itpros.com)
On July 30, Microsoft announced the retirement of Skype for Business Online with effect from July 31, 2021. Two years seems like a long time to prepare, but it's amazing how time passes when you've got lots to do.