Many Office 365 applications (Teams, Groups, Planner, SharePoint, etc.) now support external guest access. you might end up with a lot of guests, and like any good accommodation, some management is needed. In this article, we look at how to manage the guests created by Office 365.
Microsoft Forms is included in Office 365 business subscriptions (and in preview for Office 365 home), but how many people actually use Forms? As it turns out, Forms are easy to develop and share through web sites and Microsoft Teams, so maybe they should be used more often in your Office 365 deployment?
Microsoft is moving Cortana from AI to Office which likely signals a big shift in the way the company is going to position the digital assistant.
Office 365 classification labels dictate how workloads like SharePoint and Exchange retain content. Now you can control retention based on events like a contract completing or an employee leaving the business. Events start the retention clock and it’s a way to make sure that you keep material needed for the business for a predetermined interval after the event occurs.
Today the hybrid cloud has become the new norm for many businesses and in this post, Mike shows you how many companies are using this technology.
Microsoft has released a new version of Outlook Web Access (OWA) to preview. Office 365 targeted release tenants can check the new UI out to see how it works. It’s new and it’s early, so some glitches exist, but the new OWA is more attractive than the old, which might be all that’s important.
You can connect LinkedIn to Office 365 so that Office 365 users are able to look up LinkedIn contacts from applications like OWA and SharePoint Online. Some privacy concerns have been expressed about the connection, but there’s really nothing to worry about because users are in control of what they see and what they share with others.
At the Ignite conference last week, GM Murali Sitaram laid out a new vision for Yammer and explained how the product will be better integrated with Office 365 and Azure. At first blush, the vision addresses the obvious deficiencies that have afflicted Yammer for years and sets out a path for Yammer to become the social layer for Microsoft 365. Time will tell.
With Ignite happening last month, there was a lot of Office 365 news and Shane distills it down into an easy to read format.
Because hazy, hot, and humid doesn’t even begin to explain the weather in Orlando, this edition of Short Takes looks some of the other news that came out of TechEd, er ah, Microsoft Ignite this week.
In the same way Microsoft is introducing a new modern search experience in modern SharePoint Online (SPO) sites, the same strategy is being applied to search in Office 365. In this article we will make a review of the modern search features you can find in Office 365.
Microsoft announced at Ignite that you can soon manage Teams through the Teams and Skype for Business Online Admin Center. Office 365 administrators will welcome this because it means that they can manage teams without being a member of those teams. And they can avoid PowerShell, which is a pity.
Microsoft is making Office 2019 available starting today but only for a small group of customers; consumers will have to wait a few more weeks.