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O365 Weekly Digest - 03/04/2019

Every week I'll be posting a quick summary of O365 updates included in the admin weekly digest email that you can sign up for via the admin Message Center: https://admin.microsoft.com/AdminPortal/Home#/MessageCenter - these emails include items posted to the message center over the last week and come out every Monday.

Another week that is a little heavy on updates to previously announced features but this weeks digest includes four exciting new features. For starters MyAnalytics is now being rolled out to all business suites including E1 and E3 (Roadmap ID: 45625). If you are not familiar with MyAnalytics you can find more details here: https://products.office.com/en-us/business/myanalytics-personal-analytics

Teams is getting updates to meeting scheduling with the change of the Meetings app to the Calendar app (Roadmap ID: 48516). Whlie SharePoint site navigation will be able to be reordered via a Drag and Drop (Roadmap ID: 48551).

And last but not least, live events in M365 is rolling out to all (Roadmap ID: 46607) and has a few additional features on the roadmap including Microsoft Steam support (Roadmap ID: 31090), Yammer Support (Roadmap ID: 18503), and Microsoft Teams support (Roadmap ID: 24216)

Check out the full list of updates below.

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Mar 02

Outlook mobile supports Teams Meetings - updated roll out plans
Act By: Apr 01
We recently announced that we will be rolling out native support for creating and joining Microsoft Teams in Outlook for iOS and Android (MC173895). GCC High and Department of Defense organizations did not receive the original announcement. Based on your feedback, we’re providing more clarity, additional flexibility to the roll out plans and expanding the audience. This enhancement is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 32955 and 32956 The roll out of Teams in Outlook mobile will take into...


Mar 01

New feature: Site navigation reorder via Drag and Drop
Site navigation reorder via Drag and Drop is a new Office 365 feature. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 48551.


Mar 01

We’re making several improvements to scheduling functionality in Microsoft Teams
We’re updating Microsoft Teams with an improved scheduling app. The existing Meetings app is becoming the Calendar app, and we’re bringing multiple new updates to the feature. We'll begin rolling this out over the next few weeks.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 48516.


Mar 01

Updated feature: Security and Compliance Center eDiscovery
We're updating the Security and Compliance Center eDiscovery tools suite. We’ve begun rolling these changes out. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 43691.


Mar 01

We’ve made a change to the Microsoft Trust Center
As you might be aware, Microsoft discloses the names of subprocessors who may have access to customer data and provides advance notice of new subprocessors. As a commitment to transparency, anytime we add new vendors/subprocessors, we disclose this information in the Microsoft Trust Center and send you a notification about this change.


Mar 01

Updated feature: Calls app available for all VoIP enabled users in Microsoft Teams
To make calling more discoverable in Microsoft Teams, users that have Voice over IP enabled will now see the Calls App in the App bar on Desktop and Web Clients. There is no change in available functionality for existing users or their calling policy configurations. This feature has been previously discussed in MC149373 and MC171414. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 33579.


Mar 01

General availability of live events in Microsoft 365
Major Update: General Availability
Live events in Microsoft 365 is a new capability that has been in preview and will become generally available in the next few weeks. Live events enables users to broadcast video from Microsoft Stream, Teams and Yammer, and can be used for a wide range of scenarios, from screensharing and webcams, to studio-quality broadcasting that supports the use of third-party encoders. Microsoft 365 Roadmap IDs 46607, 31090, 18503 and 24216 These changes do not impact Office 365 subscriptions in GCC. We...


Mar 01

Feature update: Admin center support updates, including full page ticket history view and callback scheduling
Major Update: General Availability
Microsoft 365 support is designed to be effective, efficient, and transparent to ensure a high-quality experience. We hope the new support features coming soon to the Microsoft 365 admin center will help reduce time to resolution and improve the overall transparency and effectiveness of the support process. These updates do not apply to Office 365 subscriptions in GCC at this time.


Feb 28

Feature update - Mobile admin app update, including device management
Major Update: General Availability
The Microsoft 365 Admin mobile app allows you to receive notifications, add users, reset passwords, manage devices, create support requests, and more- all while you’re on the go. This enhancement is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 47918. This rollout does not impact Office 365 subscriptions in GCC.


Feb 28

Upated: Compliance Manager new experience
We’re updating Compliance Manager to help you assess your compliance risks more effectively with the integration with Secure Score and the ability to customize your assessments for Microsoft and non-Microsoft applications.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 31757.


Feb 27

Productivity insights in Outlook powered by MyAnalytics
Major Update: General Availability
We’re excited to offer you an improvement in MyAnalytics, that gives you more choice and control over which features you want your users to see when. You now have the ability to provide users with only insights from the Outlook add-in powered by MyAnalytics. Over time, we will add functionality such as tenant-level admin toggles to give you even more control and choice over additional MyAnalytics features. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 45625. This affects all users...


Feb 26

Updated - The SharePoint feedback button is being retired and removing pictures of the first three group members
We're making some changes to SharePoint Online. Starting 2/18/2019 we're retiring the product feedback button from the site footer of all SharePoint home and all modern site pages. Additionally, we are updating the design of the site header for SharePoint sites connected to Office 365 groups to remove the circular pictures of the first three members of the group.


Feb 25

Updated: Power BI Scheduled Maintenance
Planned Maintenance: Power BI will be performing scheduled maintenance in all regions. North Central US: Starting Wednesday, February 20, 2019 01:30:00 AM UTC Ending Wednesday, February 20, 2019 06:30:00 AM UTC North Central US B: Starting: Friday, February 22, 2019 01:00:00 AM UTC Ending: Friday, February 22, 2019 05:00:00 AM UTC Central US: Starting: Friday, February 22, 2019 01:00:00 AM UTC Ending: Friday, February 22, 2019 05:00:00 AM UTC East US: Starting: Friday, February 22, 2019...

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