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O365 Weekly Digest - 05/27/2019

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.

This week looks be a heavy week for Teams features. Additionally, with SPC last week here are some additional resources for things that have been announced or released from the conference:
SharePoint improvements:https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/blog/2019/05/21/sharepoint-home-sites-microsoft-365-innovations-intelligent-workplace/SharePoint Home:https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/SharePoint-home-sites-a-landing-for-your-organization-on-the/ba-p/621933SharePoint Security, admin, and migration: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/Updates-to-SharePoint-security-administration-and-migration/ba-p/54958…

SharePoint Adoption Resources from Microsoft

Microsoft has recently released their adoption resource website https://resources.techcommunity.microsoft.com/adoption/ which is a great resource for anyone using Office 365.

In this blog I wanted to specifically call out the SharePoint resources that they have available. These resources are great for any organizing and provide great insights on adoption, governance, and training in your SharePoint environment: https://resources.techcommunity.microsoft.com/resources/SharePoint-adoption/

The website reviews key stakeholders, scenarios on SharePoint usage, awareness of the platform, and finally training. The sections below provide a quick overview of each section but I encourage you to go out and explorer the website!
Stakeholders: Executive sponsor resourcesInternal Champions ProgramMicrosoft also has their own champions program: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/success/champions Scenarios Tips/Guides for developing a successful intranet SharePoint Look book to show what is…

O365 Weekly Digest - 05/20/2019

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.
Updates:Outlook on the web is getting bold calendar event colors (Roadmap ID: 49152) FindTime in MyAnalytics is getting new languages including Chinese, German, Spanish and Portuguese (Roadmap ID: 42561) Yammer is getting a new Office App launcher (Roadmap ID: 51381) Teams is getting enhanced meeting and call controls  (Roadmap ID: 51186) New post type for Announcements in teams channels (Roadmap ID: 51326)  Admin Updates Updates are coming to the SharePoint admin center including bulk updates of site settings, additional sharing settings, and updates to the classic admin pages which lead to the eventual deletion of the classic SharePoint admin center (Roadmap ID: 328…

O365 Weekly Digest - 05/13/2019

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.
Highlighted Updates:You can now (again) create SharePoint lists from Excel files or other Lists (Roadmap ID: 33603) Admins can now transform the tenant root site collection into a Communication site. The one caveat is that the site cannot have publishing enabled (Roadmap ID: 46338)  TeamsYou can now share system audio in Teams (Roadmap ID: 50692) Teams is getting support for on-hold Music (Roadmap ID: 50796) Teams group chat size is increasing to 100 members (Roadmap ID: 51235) Teams is getting sharing links with permissions (Roadmap ID: 51230)  UpdatesOutlook for Android is getting smart replies (Roadmap ID: 43305 & 42521) OneDrive sync client has a new Get Help…

O365 Weekly Digest - 05/06/2019

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.
Outlook/ExchangeOffensive Language intelligent filtering is coming to Exchange Online (Roadmap ID: 43257) For users who have opted-in to new Outlook on the web features are not able to share their ability from email composeSuggested Attachments for Outlook on the web (Roadmap ID: 46145) Actionable messages now support payments in outlook on the web. (Roadmap ID: 31061) Brownbag events are coming to Groups in Outlook which will only notify selected group members (Roadmap ID: 46257)  Teams and ShiftsShifts is getting Mutli-Team Support (Roadmap ID: 50988) Shifts is also getting a Time Clock feature (Roadmap ID: 50835) Admins and Team owners can now control whether priv…