Teams and Skype for Business Online both capture IM conversation records that can be found by Office 365 eDiscovery (content) searches. All of which is good, but if you ever get around to performing eDiscovery and need this information, you’ll find that Skype for Business Online conversation transcripts are easier to use than the individual copies of conversation contributions captured by Teams.
Microsoft says that Teams now matches Skype for Business Online’s feature set but the company still won’t say when they will decommission Skype.
Microsoft has done a good job of helping Office 365 tenants prepare for GDPR, but the best intentions sometimes run into difficulties. Such as what you might find with the new GDPR Data Loss Prevention policy template, which does an excellent job of finding things like European tax numbers… but sometimes too good a job.
Microsoft is ending support for its Sway iOS app but the company says that they are not sunsetting the entire platform…yet.
The licensing model for Teams is now per-user instead of tenant-wide. That’s fine if you leave everyone enabled for Teams, but removing licenses one at a time for a set of users through the Office 365 Admin Center is a tiresome and boring operation. PowerShell can help ease the pain, and here’s a script to do the job.
Ahead of Microsoft’s Ignite conference, the company will combine the roadmaps for Office 365 and Microsoft 365 signaling that these two products will continue to be deeply intertwined.
Office 365 Groups and Teams can hold tons of secrets that we don’t want to share outside our organization. To keep sensitive information secure, you can block guest users from groups by setting a directory policy on your most important and confidential groups.
Search in SharePoint Online (SPO) is one of the areas in the platform where we will see more changes in the future. In this article, I will introduce you to some of the new search features almost arriving in your SPO sites.
Two simple principles are key for Office 365 network connectivity. Keep things simple and get user data to a Microsoft edge node as quickly as possible. However, some organizations insist on using VPNs and proxy servers to interfere with Office 365 network traffic, which slows things down and makes users unhappy. It’s strange that people haven’t gotten the message after so many years…
Most of the time, the Teams clients run along without a problem. But like all software, they have their moments. Here’s how to attack the problem if your Teams clients start to misbehave, including how to give the Microsoft developers some feedback.
Microsoft issued a new wizard to delete Office 365 accounts last week. It has the normal quota of cute graphics and some glitches to boot, but the wizard gets the job done in terms of converting a user mailbox into a shared mailbox and reassigning access to their OneDrive for Business account.
Next up on Microsoft’s Mixed Reality agenda is bringing the platform to Visio and we shouldn’t have to wait too much longer to learn more about this update.
Scammers and spammers love having large databases of email addresses to use for their nefarious purposes. Your Exchange Online addresses might be in those databases, so here’s how to check the email addresses for your mailboxes against the Have I been pwned service (HIBP) using some PowerShell.