Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-27

Welcome to the June 28 – July 4, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Fifteen features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for Teams, SharePoint, Planner, Microsoft Information Protection, Outlook (web, Windows, Mac), and Visio. July sessions for the remaining existing event series have been added. new sessions for July. New this week is a “What’s new and upcoming in OneDrive” webinar on Tuesday, July 28th at 9am Pacific. The spotlight event of the week is the “How to get started with Microsoft Defender ATP” webinar on Tuesday, July 7th at 8am Pacific. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include a look at the June 2020 updates for Microsoft Teams, details on new OneDrive features, the June 2020 SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop, and the June 2020 updates for Azure Active Directory. Noteworthy item highlights include the “What’s new with Microsoft 365 June 2020” video, an update for modern authentication and unattended scripts in Exchange

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-26

Welcome to the June 21 – 27, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were fourteen features added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for Teams, Exchange Online, Planner, Microsoft Information Protection, Outlook (iOS, web), and Yammer. Some of the existing event series have new sessions for July. There are a couple brand new events – a “Getting Started with Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection” webinar on July 7th, and this week’s spotlight event, “Empower your remote workforce with data security in OneDrive and SharePoint” webinar on Tuesday, June 30th at 9am Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blogs include a look at what’s new to Microsoft 365 in June 2020, new copy plan and filtering features in Planner, recent updates for Productivity Score, and information on upcoming changes for user state in Yammer. Wrapping up the post are noteworthy items on an extension on the temporary Microsoft 365 Live Events limits, the new ability to

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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 | 2020-23

Welcome to the May 31 – June 6, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Nineteen features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including items for Teams, Yammer, SharePoint, Planner, and Outlook (Android, iOS). Additional June sessions for existing event series have been added. “Enabling remote work at Microsoft”, a four-part series from Microsoft IT Showcase, is new since last week. The spotlight event of the week is the “Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA): Migrating Content Into Microsoft 365” on Wednesday, June 10th at 9am Pacific. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include the May 2020 SharePoint Roadmap Pitstop, details on the new multilingual publishing feature for news posts in SharePoint, remote working tips for IT Pro admins, and guidance on how to optimize Stream and Live Events traffic in a VPN scenario. Noteworthy item highlights from last week include information on the June 2020 update for Outlook for Mac, a couple of recent Microsoft IT Showcase

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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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