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O365 Weekly Digest - 07/01/2019

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:

  • SharePoint News and Page recommendations is rolling out (Roadmap ID: 52604
  • Quick edit improvements are coming to SharePoint lists and Libraries (Roadmap ID: 30556
  • Yammer is getting a new Question and Answer post type (Roadmap ID: 34238
  • Forms now supports ownership transfers if someone leaves the organization

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    Admin Updates

    • Updates to the anti-spoofing enforcement actions (Roadmap ID: 46841)
    • OneDrive and SharePoint is integrating with Azure B2B (Roadmap ID: 33415)  
    • Updated Delivery Status for Threat Explorer (Roadmap ID: 52595
    • The Teams desktop app will be included in ProPlus installations (Roadmap ID: 51452
    • It will now be easier to manage roles in the M365 Admin Center (Roadmap ID: 52624
    • New Data Privacy features are rolling out to the Message Center 
    • Users will now be able to login to Teams with their organization accounts even if they do not have an account in Azure AD. While this is typically an end user update admins should be aware of this update if there are any eDiscovery and Hold considerations that need to be considered for your organizations. (Roadmap ID: 52416
    You can check out the full list of update below

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    Jun 28

    New Feature: Admin usage report for Microsoft Teams live events
    Act By: Jul 05
    Admin usage report for Teams live events is a new Office 365 feature. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon. With this feature, Microsoft Teams administrators will be able to view the activity overview for live events held in your organizations.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 52815


    Jun 28

    Updated Feature: We’re making some changes to anti-spoofing enforcement actions
    We're making some changes to the enforcement actions for intra-org spoof and Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) failures. Towards the end of February, we’re simplifying the way that you manage anti-spoofing protection within Office 365 by consolidating all spoof-related actions under a single policy.This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 46841.


    Jun 28

    Updated Feature: Live captions & translation in Teams live events (Preview)
    We will be rolling out the preview of live captions and subtitles in Microsoft Teams live events for commercial users in July 2019.This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 52816


    Jun 28

    New Feature: OneDrive & SharePoint integration with Azure AD B2B (Preview)
    OneDrive & SharePoint integration with Azure AD B2B is a new Office 365 feature in preview. We'll begin rolling this preview out soon.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 33415.


    Jun 27

    Updated Feature: Delivery Status Enhancements for Threat Explorer
    We’re updating Delivery Status Enhancements. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 52595


    Jun 27

    Update: Microsoft Teams coming to existing installs of Office 365 ProPlus and Office 365 Business/Business Premium
    We’re updating Microsoft Teams desktop app coming to existing installs of Office 365 ProPlus and Microsoft/Office 365 Business/Business Premium. We originally communicated about this in MC180551 (May 2019). This message is to make you aware of changes we are making based on your feedback.This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 51452.


    Jun 27

    New Feature: SharePoint News and Page Recommendations
    SharePoint News and Page Recommendations is a new Office 365 feature. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 52604This change does not apply to Office 365 subscriptions in GCC.


    Jun 27

    Updated Feature: Live events in GCC, Go Local India, Go Local Japan and Go Local Australia
    We’re updating regional availability of live events in Microsoft Teams.These features will be rolling out in late July 2019.Live events in US Government Community Cloud (GCC)Live events in Go Local India, Japan and AustraliaThis message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 24216.


    Jun 25

    Updated feature: Manage admin roles in the Microsoft 365 admin center
    We’re improving how you manage admin roles in the Microsoft 365 admin center. It will be easier to see who has admin access and to assign roles that grant the right level of access to your admins.This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 52624.


    Jun 25

    New Feature: Quick Edit Improvements for SharePoint Lists and Document Libraries
    We are making improvements to Quick Edit in SharePoint.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 30556


    Jun 25

    New Feature: Yammer Question and Answer
    Yammer Question and Answer is a new Yammer feature. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 34238


    Jun 25

    Feature Update: Support for Data Privacy communications in Message center
    Act By: Jul 26
    Message center is being updated to support the communication of messages related to the privacy or security of the Microsoft 365 service to a restricted set of recipients. Once implemented, only the Global Admin and newly added Message center Privacy Reader role will have access to these messages.The new Privacy Reader role is available now. Starting July 26th, privacy/security communications in Message center will only be available to the Global administrator or individuals assigned to the...


    Jun 24

    Updated - New Feature: Microsoft Teams supports Music on hold
    Updated June 24th, 2019 Microsoft Teams supports Music on hold is a new Office 365 feature. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.This enhancement is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 50796.


    Jun 24

    New Service: MyAnalytics Outlook Add-In for E5 without Audio Conferencing
    We’re excited to offer you productivity insights in an Outlook add-in powered by MyAnalytics. The add-in shows users insights about their recent collaboration and communication patterns and suggests ways to work more effectively. Click here to learn more about the experience the users will receive.This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 45625. This add-in will roll out to all customers with Microsoft 365 E5 without Audio Conferencing.


    Jun 24

    New Feature: Microsoft Teams Will Soon Support Self-Service Signup
    Microsoft Teams Self-Service Signup Support is a new Office 365 feature. If you do not use a hybrid configuration you can ignore this message.This enhancement is related to Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 52416.This does not apply to Office 365 subscriptions in GCC.


    Jun 24

    New Feature: Forms now supports ownership transfer of employees who have left an organization
    Forms now supports ownership transfer of employees who have left an organization.This roll out is excluded from Office 365 subscriptions in GCC.\


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