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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/Exchange

  • Offensive 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 compose
  • Suggested 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 Shifts

  • Shifts 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 private teams are discoverable

Updates

  • O365 Account Manager is getting an update to align with other Microsoft products (Roadmap ID: 50753
  • New Yammer fist-time login experience 
  • Updates to the Refreshed Folder Icon (Roadmap ID: 50597

Admin Updates

  • Updates to how Files Shared Internally is reported
  • Advanced eDiscovery is moving to General Availability (Roadmap ID: 43691
  • Skype for Business Certified IP Phones are moving to Microsoft Identity Platform 2.0 in July
  • Secure Score is not integrated into the Security Center
  • Updates to the Teams PowerShell module (Roadmap ID: 50994
  • Updates to the Authentication and Privileged Authentication admin roles. 
You can check out the full list of update below

Email Text

May 03

Feature update: Office 365 Account Manager is getting updated
The account manager in Office 365 allows an authenticated user to access account links, sign out, and change their profile picture. We are updating Office 365 account manager to be consistent with other account experiences across all of Microsoft. This change also allows us to provide more account-based features in the future. This enhancement is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 50753. This change does not apply to Office 365 subscriptions in GCC.


May 02

New Feature: New Supervision Offensive Language intelligent filter
Monitor sent or received email messages in your organization for offensive language. The model leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence to identify inappropriate email messages as part of anti-harassment and cyber bullying monitoring requirements. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This enhancement is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 43257.


May 02

Updated Feature: Changes to definition of Files Shared Internally
We have identified telemetry issues with the Sharing Report that resulted in inaccurate counts for files shared internally and files shared externally. We are making updates that will address these issues and improve report accuracy. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon. After the update, “Files shared internally” is the number of files that have been shared with users within the organization, or with users within groups (that might include external users). Also, “Files shared...


May 02

Outlook on the web (opt-in) - Share availability from email compose
Major Update: General Availability
The new Outlook on the web, currently opt-in, does not support the Share availability feature.


May 02

New Feature: Outlook on the web - suggested attachments
New feature: Outlook on the web - suggested attachmentsSuggested attachments in the new Outlook on the web is a new Office 365 feature. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 46145


May 01

New Feature: Shifts Multiteam Support
Shifts Multiteam Support is a new Office 365 feature. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 50988


May 01

New Feature: Time Clock in Shifts
Time Clock in Shifts is a new Office 365 feature. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 50835


May 01

New Feature: Manage discovery of private teams in Microsoft Teams
Major Update: General Availability
Admins and team owners can control whether private teams can be discovered by Microsoft Teams users in your organization. When a private team is discoverable, it shows up in search results and is included in suggestions in the team gallery alongside public teams in Teams. This makes it easy for users to search for and find the private teams that they want to join. Users can request to join a private team which a team owner can then approve or deny. We’re introducing a new per team setting...


May 01

Updated Feature: General Availability of the updated Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery experience
Major Update: General Availability
We’re pleased to announce that we are releasing the updated Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery (preview announced in February 2019 - MC175132) into General Availability.This enhancement is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 43691.This change does not apply to Office 365 subscriptions in GCC


May 01

Updated Feature: Skype for Business Certified IP Phones: Microsoft Online Device Registration updates
Major Update: General Availability
Act By: Jul 01
To provide our customers with best-in-class security across our services, Microsoft is implementing the use of Microsoft Identity Platform 2.0 (an evolution of the Azure Active Directory identity service) which uses the OAuth 2.0 authorization protocol. OAuth 2.0 is a method through which a third-party app can access web-hosted resources on behalf of a user, through a third-party application ID.


Apr 30

Updated Feature: Actionable Messages now support Payments in Outlook on the web
We’re updating Actionable Messages to now support Payments in Outlook on the web. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This enhancement is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 31061.


Apr 30

Updated Feature: Microsoft Secure Score Integrated into Microsoft 365 Security Center
In response to frequent customer feedback, Microsoft Secure Score has been integrated into the new Microsoft 365 Security Center console which reached general availability on March 28th. By integrating this Microsoft Secure Score into this new console we have consolidated the experiences for many security administrators into a single location making discoverability and access to Microsoft Secure Score and other features easier for all of our customers.This change does not apply to Office 365...


Apr 30

Updated Feature: Microsoft Teams PowerShell
We have updated the Microsoft Teams PowerShell module to release a generally available version. This PowerShell module, first released in Beta last year, allows you to manage the lifecycle of teams within your organization. This new version of our module leverages 1.0 Graph APIs.This change is associate with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 50994



Apr 30

Feature update: Yammer simplified first-time login experience
We are making changes to simplify the new user login experience for Yammer.


Apr 29

Updated Feature: Authentication administrator and Privileged authentication administrator roles
Updated feature: Authentication administrator and Privileged authentication administrator rolesWe are updating permissions for the Authentication administrator and Privileged authentication administrator roles in Azure Active Directory. These roles will be given permission to reset passwords for users. We will deploy the change to these roles in mid-May 2019.


Apr 29

New Feature: Groups in Outlook: 'Brownbag'-style events
New feature:'Brownbag'-style events is a new Office 365 feature for groups in Outlook. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 46257.


Apr 29

Updated Feature: Refreshed Folder Icon Design
Updated feature: Refreshed Folder Icon DesignThis message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 50597.
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