Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-25

Welcome to the June 14 – 20, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Thirteen features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for Teams, SharePoint, Microsoft 365 Admin, Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Outlook (web), and Yammer. The updates for Teams include Virtual Breakout Rooms, one of the current Top 10 most requested features on Teams UserVoice. Existing event series had a few sessions added, but we should see lots of updates next week with the July schedule. The spotlight event of the week is the “Azure Active Directory Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA)” session on Tuesday, June 23rd at 9am Pacific. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include information on the new “What’s New in Office Apps” card available in the Microsoft 365 admin center, a look at how Teams operates at pandemic scale using Azure, details on recent updates for Teams for Education, the general availability of PowerPoint Live, and new All

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-24

Welcome to the June 7 – 13, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were twenty-seven additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for Teams, SharePoint, Lists, Microsoft 365 Admin, Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), To Do, and Search. A few sessions have been added for existing event series. A new Azure Active Directory Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA) session will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd at 9am Pacific. This week’s spotlight event is the “Enabling Remote Work at Microsoft: Teamwork and meetings” session on Thursday, June 18th at 10am Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blog posts include the availability of custom backgrounds in Microsoft Teams, a look back at OneDrive updates in May 2020, information on what’s new in Microsoft 365 Compliance and Risk Management, and 11 security tips to help stay safe in the COVID-19 era. Wrapping up the post are noteworthy items on recent updates for Workplace Analytics and MyAnalytics, expanded

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-22

Welcome to the May 24 – 30, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were twelve additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including several items for Teams, along with items for Azure Active Directory, SharePoint, Microsoft 365 Admin, Microsoft Information Protection, Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection, and Microsoft Word. Even more sessions for existing event series have been added. There are also several new events, such as the Migrating content into Microsoft 365 AMA on Wednesday, June 10th at 9am Pacific, and three Azure Active Directory webinars happening on Thursdays from June 11 – June 25. There’s also a Teams for Education AMA on Tuesday, June 16th at 9am Pacific. This week’s spotlight event is the first of two days of the Galactic Collaboration Summit on Tuesday, June 2nd. Highlights from last week’s blog posts include details on recent updates to the Microsoft 365 admin center, information on the May 2020 features for Microsoft Teams, as

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-07

Welcome to the February 9 – 15, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Fifteen features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Office 365 Admin, Outlook (web), Teams, and SharePoint. The Azure Active Directory webinars will make their long-awaited return next month (March 2020) with sessions on Thursday, March 5th and Thursday, March 12th, and more to follow. There are also several new sessions for existing events. The spotlight event of the week is “Run Effective Meetings with Microsoft Teams” with a session on Tuesday, February 18th at 12pm Pacific, and a session on Wednesday, February 19th at 10am Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blogs include information on recent enhancements to Microsoft Secure Score, an important update to Microsoft Search in Bing through Office 365 ProPlus, the new organization switcher feature in the Microsoft 365 admin center, and the launch of the new Yammer. Wrapping up the post are noteworthy items such as

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-04

Welcome to the January 19 – 25, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were nine additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Office 365 ProPlus, Outlook (Web & Windows), Exchange, Teams, and Search. There is one new event for this week, along with numerous additional sessions for existing event series. This week’s spotlight event is the “Meet the new Yammer” webinar on Thursday, January 30th at 9am Pacific. There is lots of content in the Blog Roundup, including more reasons to love apps in Teams, eDiscovery and Native Mode for Yammer, and recommendations on how customers can prepare for a heightened threat environment. There are also very important posts regarding an upcoming change in Office 365 ProPlus, and a change in how cookies are handled in Chrome version 80 or later that could impact applications and services that are based on open standards, such as Microsoft cloud services. Wrapping up the post are

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Quick Tip: Office 365 ProPlus Support on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008/2012

Today, January 14, 2020, is an important date regarding the support of Office 365 ProPlus on the following operating systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2, and Windows Server 2012/2012 R2. Below is a list of resources with detailed information on the various scenarios, along with some pertinent notes: *** Office system requirements matrix *** Windows 7 end of support and Office 365 ProPlus Updates to Office 365 system requirements Changes to Office and Windows servicing and support Windows 7 support ends today, and Windows 10 is better than ever Turning to a new chapter of Windows Server innovation Notes: Even though Windows 7 will no longer be supported after January 2020, we’ve decided to continue to provide security updates for Office 365 ProPlus for the next 3 years, until January 2023. We’re doing this to give you additional time to make the transition from running Office 365 ProPlus on devices running Windows 7 to a supported operating system, such

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | November 24 – 30, 2019

Welcome to the November 24 – 30, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were eight features added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for OneDrive (on macOS), Teams, Forms and Office 365 Message Encryption. There are a few new sessions for existing event series, along with one new event – an Office ProPlus Deployment Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA) session on Tuesday, December 10th at 9am Pacific. The spotlight event of the week is the Customer Immersion Experience session “Seamless Collaboration with Microsoft Teams” on Tuesday, December 3rd at 12pm Pacific. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include a summary of what’s new in Microsoft 365 for November 2019, a new Teams deployment video series with an IT Admin focus, the latest updates for Microsoft Forms and an Ignite 2019 recap for Office 365 Groups. Noteworthy item highlights include the November 2019 “What’s new in Microsoft 365” video update, a Microsoft IT Expert Roundtable on

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | November 17 – 23, 2019

Welcome to the November 17 – 23, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Six features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Outlook on the web, FindTime, Whiteboard, and Teams, specifically the Teams client for Linux. There are no new events, but a few new sessions for existing event series. This week’s spotlight event is “Run Effective Meetings with Microsoft Teams” webinar on Tuesday, November 26th at 11am Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blog posts include the release of the “Art of Teamwork” for Microsoft Teams, the “Office What’s New” Management Preview, and Ignite 2019 recaps for Stream and FastTrack. Wrapping up the post are noteworthy items on the latest releases for Office 365 ProPlus, details on how to migrate from Slack to Microsoft Teams, and recent updates for Microsoft Flow and Workplace Analytics. OFFICE 365 ROADMAP Below are the items added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week… Description Feature ID Estimated

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | August 11 – 17, 2019

Welcome to the August 11 – 17, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Twenty four features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, with half of those for two updates to Excel on each of the various platforms (online, desktop, Android, iOS, Mac, etc.). There are also updates for Teams, Planner, Forms, OneDrive, SharePoint, and MyAnalytics. There are (again) lots of additions to existing event series, along with a couple of new OneDrive-related events on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. It’s tough to choose just one spotlight event this week, so it’s a tie between the “Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA) on Skype for Business Online to Teams Upgrade” and the “Back to School with Microsoft Teams!” sessions, all on Thursday, August 22, 2019 starting at 8am Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blogs include a look at SharePoint updates for August 2019, the top 5 advantages of sharing with OneDrive, info on how to dynamically convert MSI versions

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