Date: Friday, Aug 21, 2020
Reading time: 12 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Additional Microsoft Teams praise capabilities and policy settings, Outlook Mobile will have additional security and usability enhancements, and Riverbed CDN for Live Events

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday, everyone! Microsoft is adding additional features to the Microsoft Teams praise feature, new policies will allow up to 25 custom praise badges. An updated set also includes badges designed for educators. The new policy setting will allow configuration for which badges are available and will be ready for deployment by end September. Microsoft Teams device administration is to be simplified, device tagging enables grouping of endpoints to apply configuration and settings.



Date: Friday, Jul 31, 2020
Reading time: 15 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: New SharePoint Migration Landing Page, Increased Document and File Limited for Advanced e Discovery, and New Outlook Android Features

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday, Everyone! The weekend is nearly here, and so is the latest list of Microsoft 365 updates! New Microsoft 365 Features Note: Please ensure you’re signed into your Office 365 Administration portal to access the links referenced below. Also note, some tenants may not have all the below updates currently published to them New Feature: License request workflow Click here for more informationMC219225, Plan For Change, Published date: Jul 24, 2020



Date: Friday, Jul 24, 2020
Reading time: 16 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Call Merge is coming to Microsoft Teams, Updated TLS 1.0 and 1.1 retirement dates, Updated Record Management Behaviour, Conditional Access Enhancements, and Dynamics 365 & Power Platform Storage Compliance Enforcement

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday, everyone! Microsoft Teams is getting call merge, a voice feature many people have requested, more details about the updated TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 retirement dates, and a whole bunch of more updates! Delayed and Rollout Date Change Announcements: Updated Meeting join experience for users who don’t have a meeting creation policy assigned: We originally communicated about an Updated Meeting join experience for users who don’t have a meeting creation policy assigned in MC209349 (April ‘20).



Date: Friday, Jul 3, 2020
Reading time: 7 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Data loss prevention to be able to block new SharePoint and OneDrive files until they've been scanned, New task experience coming to Outlook on the web, and Teams large gallery view

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday, everyone. Here’s this weeks Microsoft 365 updates. Microsoft Teams is set to expand the total number of video participants displays on the screen up to a maximum of 49. Whilst this may not suit all meeting types, this is a requested feature for scenarios such as education. This feature requires the new multi-window meeting experience, and requires a minimum of 10 participants with video switched on.



Date: Friday, Jun 19, 2020
Reading time: 5 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Enable Communications Site Experience on Classic Teams Sites, Retention Label Updates Applying to Exchange, New eDiscovery Features, and Outlook for Android Play my Emails

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday, everyone! This weeks Microsoft 365 updates. Updates this week include enabling a communications site experience on a classic teams site, visual updates for SharePoint Online lists and document management libraries, an update to retention labels applied to Exchange where deletion or retention is based off when a label was applied, and Play my Emails for Outlook on Android devices. Delayed and Rollout Date Change Announcements:



Date: Sunday, May 31, 2020
Reading time: 13 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Microsoft Teams adds more features, Outlook, SharePoint, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Stream

Key Updates and Announcements It has been several weeks since I’ve been able to post an update, and there has been plenty of Microsoft 365 updates. OAuth support for POP, IMAP, and SMTP AUTH is now available for all tenants. This means organisation can continue to use these protocols with modern authentication instead of legacy basic authentication. Call Quality Dashboard V2 is to be retired, start using the advanced CQD at cqd.



Date: Friday, Apr 3, 2020
Reading time: 13 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Microsoft Teams increasing maximum membership to 10,000 members, SharePoint, Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Yammer, Office 365, and Exchange

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday everyone. Another week, many more updated provided by Microsoft, here’s a few of note, with a full list provided in the list of updates section. Create a SharePoint list from an Excel table: The ability to crate a SharePoint list from an Excel table, this will be rolling out early April with the targeted completion date early July 2020. You can find more information by clicking here here.



Date: Friday, Mar 27, 2020
Reading time: 9 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Microsoft Teams multi window chat, Secure Score, Office 365, SharePoint, OneDrive, Intune, and Outlook

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday, everyone. More updates from Microsoft this week. Great news for those wanting multi window chat for Microsoft Teams, it’s on it’s way. Some tenants will start to see the functionality from early April, and the rollout will be finalised by end of May 2020. List of Updates Note: Please ensure you’re signed into your Office 365 Administration portal to access the links referenced below. Also note, some tenants may not have all the below updates currently published to them