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Office 365 Adoption Content Pack for Power BI Coming Soon

by Tony Redmond

After an extensive trial, Microsoft is preparing to release the Office 365 Adoption Content Pack to all enterprise tenants. Gaining insight into how people use the Office 365 applications will help tenants maximize their investment in the cloud. However, the content pack is not a silver bullet and won’t make your organization any more effective than it is today.

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    SharePoint Podcast Episode #325

    by Shane Young

    Todd Klindt and Shane Young discuss OneDrive for Business SharePoint Sync, the SharePoint Migration Assistant Tool (SMAT) for SharePoint 2013 and how it can help you evaluate your move to Office 365, and Shane gushes over his first use of the FindTime feature.

    Chrome Makes SharePoint Look Insecure

    by Tony Redmond

    An update to SharePoint Online for some Office 365 tenants clashed with Google’s determination to move from SHA-1 to SHA-2 as the basis for securing web sites. The symptom is that Chrome flags SharePoint sites as “Not Secure”, which is a pretty worrying thing for an Office 365 administrator to see. Fortunately, Microsoft is reversing the update out to fix the problem.

    Unifying Data Loss Prevention across Office 365

    by Tony Redmond

    You might be familiar with the DLP policies available in Exchange or SharePoint. These policies work, but they are workload-specific. Microsoft has embarked on a journey to replace them with Unified DLP policies, which provide protection across multiple Office 365 workloads. The new policies are not yet as functional as those available for Exchange, but they will get there.

    Office 365 Snippets — October 14, 2016

    by Tony Redmond

    Ignite is two weeks gone, but there’s still lots of work to reveal all the sessions that I missed. The OneDrive roadmap was one such session, and it included some interesting figures for OneDrive usage. The Grand Exchange on-premises or cloud debate is also online and I also listened to how the dedicated team at Microsoft has lovingly assembled a profanity list for you to use. Finally, some reflections on transforming distribution groups to Office 365 Groups and what this means for mail contacts.

    Wrapping Up Ignite: More Office 365 Snippets

    by Tony Redmond

    Tony Redmond explores some things he found out or explored during the week, including a solid DLP roadmap for Office 365, how BMC Remedy creates incident tickets from DLP audit events, that Veeam now offers a backup for Exchange Online, how QUADROtech's ADAM plans to drag public folders into the 21st century, and more.