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 | 2020-21

Welcome to the May 17 – 23, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. As a result of Microsoft Build 2020, thirty-two features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for the new Lists app, Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, Outlook (web), Groups, and Office 365 Admin. There is one new event, the “Galactic Collaboration Summit” on Tuesday, June 2nd and Tuesday, June 9th. Additional June sessions for existing event series are also now available. The spotlight event of the week is the “Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon, which is a free, online training event running on Wednesday, May 27th and Thursday, May 28th. Information on releases from Build 2020 are the focus of last week’s blog posts, such as numerous updates for Microsoft Teams, the announcement of Microsoft Lists, and details on enhanced programs to help Microsoft 365 admins verify third-party apps. Details on a brand new capability to sync Message Center posts to Planner and upcoming

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-20

Welcome to the May 10 – 16, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were twenty additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for Teams, SharePoint, Office 365 Admin, Outlook (iOS), Excel, and Visio. Two new events have been added – (1) Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA) on the recent announcements for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise on Wednesday, May 27th at 9am Pacific, and (2) Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon which runs for 36 hours starting on Wednesday, May 27th. This week’s spotlight event is “Part 6 – Enabling Remote Work with Microsoft 365: Devices” on Wednesday, May 20th at 9am Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blogs include the announcements regarding changes for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise (formerly known as Office 365 ProPlus), the top 5 reasons to use OneDrive for data security, the public preview of the new Yammer, and several Teams-focused articles. Wrapping up the post are noteworthy items on how Microsoft helps

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-19

Welcome to the May 3 – 9, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Nineteen features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for Teams, SharePoint, Outlook (Web), Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection, Excel, Project, and Visio. The events keep coming! Numerous sessions for existing Teams-related event series have been added – even since last week’s post. New events added include more EDU-focused Teams training sessions, and an “eDiscovery for Microsoft Teams” webinar on Thursday, May 14th with EMEA and US options. The spotlight event of the week is “Microsoft Teams Security” at 9am Pacific on Wednesday, May 13th. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include the OneDrive Roadmap Roundup for April 2020, details on a new Reply All Storm Protection feature in Exchange Online, the latest updates for Microsoft To Do, and several Teams articles. Noteworthy item highlights updates for Workplace Analytics and Azure Active Directory, availability of screen recording in Microsoft Stream,

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-18

Welcome to the April 26 – May 2, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were nine features added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for Teams, SharePoint, Outlook (Windows), and OneDrive. The events keep coming! Numerous sessions for existing Teams-related event series have been added – even since last week’s post. New events added include Parts 5 & 6 of the “Enabling Remote Work with Microsoft 365” webinar series, a “Breakout Rooms in Microsoft Teams” webcast, and a “Microsoft Teams Security” webcast. This week’s spotlight event is the “Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA): Enable secure remote work with Azure Active Directory” at 9am Pacific on Wednesday, May 6th. The end of the month means lots of posts about what’s new for April 2020, including Microsoft 365, Teams and SharePoint. In addition, there are details about new tools to help with secure remote work and a new feature in the Office Deployment Toolkit that allows for

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-17

Welcome to the April 19 – 25, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Twenty features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for Teams, SharePoint, Outlook (Android, iOS and web), Microsoft 365 admin, and Yammer. Custom images for background effects in Teams meetings was the major feature announcement, with an estimated release in May 2020. Lots and lots of sessions for existing Teams-related event series have been added. There are also several brand new events, including two AMA sessions – the first is “Upcoming Changes to Office Support” at 9am Pacific on May 5th, and the second “Meetings and Live Events in Microsoft Teams” on May 7th at 9am Pacific. A brand new event, “Keeping Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus up to date at Microsoft” is also included. The spotlight event of the week is Part 3 of the “Enabling Remote Work with Microsoft 365” webinar series, which happens on Wednesday, April 29th at 9am

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-16

Welcome to the April 12 – 18, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were fifteen features added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for Teams, SharePoint, Outlook (Android and web), and Yammer. The major feature announcement was an increase in the number of participants who can be viewed simultaneously on the Teams meeting stage from 4 to 9, which is targeted for release in May 2020. Additional sessions for existing Teams-related event series are now listed. A brand new event, “Keeping Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus up to date at Microsoft” is also included. This week’s spotlight event is the Microsoft 365 AMA (Ask Microsoft Anything) session on Tuesday, April 21st at 9am Pacific. In addition to the steady stream of content focused on remote work due to COVID-19, there’s also a look at a couple of new Teams features, using the Office Cloud Policy Service to secure remote workers, and some changes to Multi-Geo

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-15

Welcome to the April 5 – 11, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Twenty four features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for Exchange Online, Office 365 Admin, Planner, Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, Outlook (web), Project and Yammer. Even more sessions for existing Teams-related event series have been added. The spotlight event of the week is Part 1 of “Enabling Remote Work with Microsoft 365” at 9am Pacific on Wednesday, April 15th. In addition to the continued stream of content focused on remote work due to COVID-19, there’s also a look at Microsoft’s commitment to privacy and security in Teams, the OneDrive roadmap roundup for March 2020, and information on the merging of Yammer profiles with Office profiles. Noteworthy item highlights from last week include the top five things Office 365 admins should know about FindTime, general availability of SharePoint Server 2010 support in the SharePoint Migration Tools, and details on several security-related features

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-14

Welcome to the March 29 – April 4, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were twelve features added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, Outlook (iOS and web), and Yammer. Lots of sessions for existing Teams-related event series have been added. There are two new Planner-focused events, including an AMA on Wednesday, April 15th at 9am Pacific. This week’s spotlight event is “Getting started with Azure AD Reporting & Insights” at 7am and 11am Pacific on Thursday, April 9th. In addition to the steady stream of content focused on remote work due to COVID-19, there’s also a look at what’s new to Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online in March 2020, info and updated resources for transitioning from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams, and an update on the plan for Basic Authentication in Exchange Online. Noteworthy items from last week include details on the Power Apps 2020 Wave 1 updates, the new

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-13

Welcome to the March 22 – 28, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Nineteen features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including Office 365 Admin, OneDrive, Outlook (Android / iOS), Search, SharePoint, Teams and Forms. More and more Teams events have been added, most for existing series but there are a few new Teams in EDU sessions. Note: If you’re unable to find a suitable day/time, some of the Teams sessions now have a link to an on-demand session. The spotlight event of the week is “Responding to rapidly changing environments: Unleashing Microsoft Teams” at 7am Pacific on Wednesday, April 1st. Remote work due to COVID-19 remains a major theme for last week’s blogs, including a few security-focused posts, and deploying / updating Office ProPlus for remote workers. In addition, there are posts about some temporary adjustments in SharePoint Online and OneDrive, and the general availability of Live Events in Yammer. Noteworthy item highlights include

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