Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-36

Welcome to the August 30 – September 5, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Eighteen features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, Planner, OneNote, and Outlook (Android, iOS). Additional dates for existing meeting series have been posted, and there are some new Teams “Chalk Talks” events listed. The spotlight event of the week is the “Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA): Upcoming Changes to Office Support” on Wednesday, September 9th at 9am Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blogs include the August 2020 updates for Microsoft Teams and SharePoint, as well as general availability of Microsoft Lists in Microsoft Teams, and information on three ways Microsoft 365 can help reduce help desk costs. Wrapping up the post are noteworthy items such as the “What’s New with Microsoft 365” August 2020 video, a video on “How Microsoft does Zero Trust”, and a reminder about upcoming changes to Office 2013 client connectivity to Office 365. OFFICE

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-31

Welcome to the July 26 – August 1, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were forty additions to the Office 365 Roadmap, with several updates for Teams, as well as updates for Forms, Yammer, and Outlook (web). Due to the large number of items, all of the roadmap items are in a separate post this week, Office 365 Roadmap Update | 2020-31. Additional August sessions for existing event series continue to trickle in. There are no brand new events to highlight. This week’s spotlight event is the “Working with Microsoft Lists” webinar on Wednesday, August 5th at 9am Pacific. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include details on what’s new in Microsoft Teams for July 2020, the latest SharePoint-related updates for July 2020, information on new resources to help with the upgrade to Microsoft Teams due to the July 2021 retirement of Skype for Business Online, and the announcement of connected task experiences across Microsoft 365. Noteworthy

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-30

Welcome to the July 19 – 25, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were thirty features added to the Office 365 Roadmap, with updates for Teams, SharePoint, and Yammer. Due to the large number of items, all of the roadmap items are in a separate post this week, Office 365 Roadmap Update | 2020-30. Sessions for early-to-mid August have been added for most existing event series. With the general availability announcement of Microsoft Lists, there were two related events added – a webinar, “Working with Microsoft Lists”, and an “Ask Microsoft Anything” (AMA) session, both on Wednesday, August 5th at 9am and 10am Pacific respectively. The spotlight event of the week is the “Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA): Microsoft Planner” on Tuesday, July 28th at 9am Pacific. Last week’s blog posts cover the flurry of announcements from the Microsoft Inspire conference, including a look at what’s new in Microsoft 365 for July 2020, numerous updates for Microsoft Teams,

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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 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 Online PowerShell v2, major

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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 | 2020-23

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 | 2020-22

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 | 2020-17

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 | 2020-15

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 | 2020-08

Welcome to the February 16 – 22, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were fourteen additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including features and updates for Office 365 Admin, Outlook (Android, iOS, Mac), Teams, and SharePoint. In addition to more new sessions for existing event series, there are brand new Security & Compliance webinars on March 5th and March 10th. This week’s spotlight event is the Microsoft IT Showcase IT Expert Roundtable, “Transforming how employees collaborate on files” on Wednesday, February 26th at 10am Pacific. Blog posts in last week’s round up include details on the top 10 things to know about upgrading from Skype for Business to Teams, general availability of the new Office app, and a new assistance program for Microsoft 365 Live Events. There were also several security-focused announcements such as general availability for Insider Risk Management and Communication Compliance. Noteworthy item highlights include new German datacenter regions, updates for Planner, general

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