Microsoft says they will communicate large changes in Office 365 better, but what about all the small changes that show up without warning? Teams is a serial offender, perhaps because it’s the new kid on the block and is rushing to replace Skype for Business Online. In any case, it would be nice if we heard about small changes before we found them.
Microsoft Planner added the ability to assign multiple people to a task. It’s a good step, but it’s the first new feature in nine months. That’s curious when you compare to the development cadence of other Office 365 applications.
Microsoft is increasing the default mailbox quota for the Office 365 E3 and E5 plans to 100 GB. That’s quite a lot of space to fill, but Microsoft has good reasons for upping the limit.
Microsoft plans to make the information contained in the Office 365 Roadmap more accessible so that software updates can be tracked from development through announcement to implementation. It all sounds good. The only question is why it took so long to happen. In other news, some odd things happened in Office 365 this week, but I’m not going to write about them (much) as Office 365 Snippets are no more.
With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft is moving to a new servicing model for the OS that includes constantly updating the platform as well as introducing new tools for the enterprise. To help keep you abreast of the roadmap ahead for the OS, using information from trusted insider sources at Microsoft, I have created […]