If you were to point to one software-as-a-service product inside of Microsoft that has been a pillar of the company’s growth, Office 365 would be it.
Because it’s such a great time to be alive, this edition of Short Takes looks at a ton of Coronavirus-related news, including Azure capacity issues, Microsoft/Office 365 service throttling, certification retirement extensions, unprecedented Xbox Live demand, and much, much, more.
A growth in demand for Office 365 services caused some issues for users of Teams, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. The growth in Teams demand is understandable in light of the upswing in home working and online education caused by the COVID-19 virus. We'll all have to be a little patient as Microsoft makes adjustments to keep services running.
Because of the Coronavirus, this edition of Short Takes looks at a lot of virus-related collateral damage, including Microsoft Build 2020, Apple’s retail stores, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft’s ability to manufacture hardware, and even the DOD JEDI contract. OK, that one isn’t related to the Coronavirus.
Microsoft may be pivoting Cortana but the assistant is gaining features in the hardware space as well as inside of Teams.
Early last year, we first caught wind that Microsoft was working on a new cloud-based printing feature. The idea is simple, bring printing into the modern age with a cloud-based printing solution.
Our next MJFChat, scheduled for Monday, February 17, is all about Microsoft 365 with M365 Senior Product Marketing Manager Stephen Rose.
Because I want you to be my Valentine, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft finally doing the right thing, Amazon’s legal challenge to Microsoft’s JEDI contract, some real news about Windows 10X, the schedule for Windows 10 version 2004, and much, much more.
Because Microsoft announced its most recent quarterly earnings this week, this edition of Short Takes is going to obsess over the results, with a deeper dive into key parts of the business.
Because it’s been a while, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s new carbon-negative push, thanking the NSA for finding a serious Windows 10 flaw, Microsoft’s new Edge browser, a new Walkie-Talkie feature coming to Teams, and much, much more.
Because the year is winding down, this edition of Short Takes looks at the terrible new direction of the Windows Insider Program, New Edge is to browsers as New Coke was to cola, Windows 7 and Microsoft Security Essentials, and much, much more. Now they’re just messing with us Keeping track of how the Windows [...]
Microsoft is looking to help SMBs secure their environments by offering a 'free' cybersecurity health check.
Because ‘tis the season to snark, this edition of Short Takes looks at major breaking news about Notepad, another unwanted Windows 10 push, the secret behind Microsoft’s JEDI win, a new Microsoft design system for mobile, and much more.
Looking at a recently-announced product called “Microsoft Endpoint Manager”. While the product name and management interface may be shiny and new, you'll probably recognize the underlying products as some of the same familiar products that device administrators have known for years. We’ll break down what’s included and some changes that may benefit and impact current and future deployments.
Our first video MJFChat -- with special guest Microsoft 365 Corporate VP Jared Spataro -- featured a bunch of your questions, readers and listeners, live from the Ignite 2019 show floor.