Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday and welcome to this weeks Microsoft 365 update. There are several interesting updates this week, a few which will impact people, how they get their work done, and may require change management to assist people understand the changes.
Microsoft Compliance Score helps address the ever-changing data privacy landscape Click here for more information Microsoft have announced new compliance assessments now in public preview These assessments will assist organisations to gauge their compliance scores against their regulation requirements New assessments include ISO/IEC 27701:2019, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Brazil Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD), and SOC 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 2
Key Updates Several nice updates this Week:
New feature: Welcome a new colleague into Teams: Microsoft have updated their announcement stating this feature starts rolling out December 2019 and should be completed by mid January 2020. If you do not see this feature, expect to see it soon. New feature: Enhanced scheduling experience in Teams: This feature is expected to rollout mid February 2020 and introduces a new look with additional features when scheduling meetings from within Teams.
Key Updates Happy Friday and welcome to the Microsoft 365 Weekly Update. Office 365 message center has seen several Updates, I’m quite interested in the following:
Updated Feature: FindTime, updating back-end service: FindTime currently stores data within Azure, with the changes the scheduling information will be stored within an organisations mailbox. Here’s an overview of how FindTime currently stores data - Click here for more information New Feature: Microsoft 365 Roadmap, adding RSS feed for individual features: Due to popular demand, Microsoft are enabling the ability to track individual updates for the Microsoft 365 roadmap.
Need to send a PDF copy of a document? Ever had a need to send a Microsoft Office document as a PDF attachment? For this scenario, you do not want to send a document link or reference, and the recipient is expecting their own copy of the document. Many Microsoft applications, using the share feature, provide these capabilities from within the application and this is beneficial when documents are stored within SharePoint or Teams as it removes the need to download the documents prior to attaching to an email, as many people currently do as part of their workflow.
Microsoft greatly improved the speed to which people can quickly and easily create collaboration spaces using teams. Microsoft’s default stance is that the ability to create these spaces should be democratised as it helps assemble groups of people to get their work completed at a quick pace. There’s been much discussion surrounding how to best control and govern how teams are created to ensure consistency and manageability across an organisation.