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 10, 2020
Reading time: 8 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Microsoft Teams Collaboration Updates, Introducing Microsoft Lists, SharePoint 2010 Workflows to be retired, and General Availability of the new Yammer

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday, everyone. After a busy week it’s great to be heading into the weekend for a bit of rest and relaxation! Many updates announced for Microsoft Teams, check out the link for more information about together mode, dynamic view, video filters, plus a whole lot more. Microsoft Teams Collaboration Updates img { width: 75% height: auto; border: 2px solid lightgrey; background: lightgrey; } .image-text { font-size: 12px; } .



Date: Monday, Jun 8, 2020
Reading time: 14 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Microsoft Teams suggested replies, reverse number lookup, Islands mode defaulting to Teams Meetings, Retention Policy Changes, SharePoint Online, Yammer, and Office 365

Key Updates and Announcements Welcome to the long weekend edition of the Microsoft 365 Updates! For those enjoying the long weekend, I hope it’s been a good one. Microsoft Teams has several announcements and updates this week: System messages - Est. time of arrival: Mid-July (Government tenants will be completed by end of August) - Some system message will no longer be displayed in the General channel of each team, including teams membership changes Teams mobile suggested replies - Est.



Date: Friday, Apr 24, 2020
Reading time: 11 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: New Microsoft Teams features, Microsoft 365 Usage Reports, SharePoint, Power Automate and Yammer

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday everyone, here’s this weeks updates. Microsoft Teams 1:1 convenience recording is now available and allows Teams calls containing two people to be recorded. This only allows for calls between two Teams clients, it doesn’t allow recording when one of the call participants is from the PSTN network, such as a mobile phone or land line. If you are recording a 1:1 call and then add an additional participant then the recording will cease and the original participants are automatically given access to the recording.



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, Feb 7, 2020
Reading time: 7 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Teams, Yammer, Admin Center, Office, Power Platform, Legal Hold, and eDiscovery

Happy Friday and welcome to this weeks Microsoft 365 update. There are several nice updates this week affecting eDiscovery including updated reporting, dashboard, and the inclusion of legal hold for teams private channels. Numerous updates change how people utilise Office 365, including new app setup policies allowing people who use teams to customise their teams app buttons, and a change defaulting the Office 365 administration center to the new look and feel.



Date: Friday, Jan 24, 2020
Reading time: 9 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Power Automate, Yammer, Outlook, OneDrive, Bing, and Stream

Key Updates Relabelling of Microsoft Flow to Power Automate This update is more informational as it won’t affect how existing flows execute. Microsoft is rebranding of Microsoft Flow to Power Automate and therefore from January 30 the service health and message center will refer to the new Power Automate name. You should plan for this change by providing update information to your administration staff. Refreshing Microsoft Search in Bing user experience Microsoft Search in Bing collates search results from the web and your organisation, with the new changes a new “work” tab will available to assist highlight work related materials returned via a search.