Important Office 365 Announcements from the SharePoint Conference

by Tony Redmond

Microsoft made a ton of announcements at this week's SharePoint conference in Las Vegas. If you're an Office 365 tenant administrator, the health of SharePoint Online and what it and OneDrive for Business can do is important to you. Among all the fluffy stuff about intelligent intranets, there was some good news about improvements in administration, security, and network utilization, all of which will help other Office 365 apps too.

Bringing Microsoft Search by Bing to Office 365

by Tony Redmond

You can now connect Office 365 sources like SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Teams, and Yammer to Microsoft Search and have Bing reveal results from those sources in its searches. It's a useful trick, as long as you use Bing as your search engine. And there's the small matter that Microsoft has left Exchange out of the list of connected sources, which seems to reduce the usefulness of searches a tad.

MJFChat: How Can I Get Started With AI?

by Mary Jo Foley

Our next MJFChat, scheduled for Monday, May 27, is between me and Gary Pretty, Conversational AI Consultant at Mando and Microsoft MVP. The general topic of our chat is how tech pros can get started with AI using Microsoft technologies like the Bot Framework, Cognitive Services and more.