Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-41

Welcome to the October 4 – 10, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were twenty additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, SharePoint, Exchange Online, Yammer, and Project. Additional dates for existing meeting series have been posted, including new customer immersion experience sessions. This week’s spotlight event is “Run Effective Meetings with Microsoft Teams” on Tuesday, October 13th at 3pm Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blogs include the general availability of Tasks in Microsoft Teams, detailed information on the lifecycle of an item in SharePoint with a retention label or policy applied, the Top 5 security questions from US Government customers for Teams, Modern Authentication Support in the Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer, and general availability of Conditional Access Office 365 Suite. Wrapping up the post are noteworthy items such as the September 2020 “What’s New with Microsoft 365” video, a reminder about Office 2013 client connectivity to Office 365 services, a reminder

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-40

Welcome to the September 27 – October 3, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Twenty-one features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, Microsoft 365 Groups, Outlook (Android), Forms, and Project. New dates for existing meeting series have been added. One new event is an Exchange ‘Ask Microsoft Anything’ AMA session on Thursday, October 8th at 9am Pacific. The spotlight event of the week is the “Enabling Remote Work with Microsoft Teams: The New World of Virtual Events” webinar on Thursday, October 8th at 9am Pacific. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include a look at what’s new for September 2020 in Teams, SharePoint and Project, as well as a Microsoft IT Showcase article on the lessons learned by Microsoft from applying Zero Trust during COVID-19. Noteworthy item highlights include a reminder about Office 2013 client connectivity to Office 365 services, a reminder about the retirement of SharePoint 2010 workflows,

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-39

Welcome to the September 20 – 26, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Last week, all eyes (and ears) were focused on Microsoft Ignite 2020, the first ever virtual Ignite. There’s a ton of content in this week’s digest, so the intro will be short. You can find recordings, and related content at Microsoft Ignite On-Demand. OFFICE 365 ROADMAP With Ignite 2020, there were a ton of updates to the Office 365 Roadmap last week – 158 new features to be exact! Microsoft Teams had the highest number of features with 68 total, followed by Search (30) and Outlook (28 – all platforms). In order to keep the length of the blog post to a minimum, the roadmap updates for last week are available via download as listed below: UPCOMING EVENTS Teams Chalk Talk: Get to Teams – Zero to Production Microsoft Teams can help your employees stay connected and collaborate with each other, especially in the current

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-32

Welcome to the August 2 – 8, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Thirty-three features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, with updates for Teams, OneNote, Whiteboard, Word, Outlook (iOS) and Azure Active Directory. Due to the large number of items, all of the roadmap items are in a separate post this week, Office 365 Roadmap Update | 2020-32. August sessions for existing event series continue to be added. There are several new events, most as part of the new “Enabling Remote Work with Microsoft Teams” series that kicks off on Tuesday, August 11th at 9am Pacific. It is also the spotlight event of the week. Highlights from last week’s blogs include details on new offerings in Microsoft Teams, numerous updates for Microsoft Whiteboard, availability of SharePoint site templates for Education, the ability to customize recipient limits at the tenant level, and the August 2020 feature updates for Workplace Analytics. Wrapping up the post are

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-29

Welcome to the July 12 – 18, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Thirty-two features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap for the second consecutive week, with even more updates for Teams, along with updates for SharePoint, Yammer, and Bookings. Due to the large number of items, all of the roadmap items are in a separate post this week, Office 365 Roadmap Update | 2020-29. Two events added this week are both “Ask Microsoft Anything” (AMA) sessions – one for Microsoft Planner on July 28th at 9am Pacific, and the other for Upcoming Changes to Office Support on September 9th at 9am Pacific. This week’s spotlight event is the “Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA): The New Yammer” on Thursday, July 23rd at 9am Pacific. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include information on new Microsoft 365 features to help you get more control of your day, resources to help you make the shift to Microsoft 365 Apps for

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-28

Welcome to the July 5 – 11, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were thirty-two features added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, with the vast majority for Microsoft Teams. Due to the large number of items, all of the roadmap items are in a separate post this week, Office 365 Roadmap Update | 2020-28. Sessions for the various Teams-focused events continue to be added here and there, so check again if you haven’t been able to find one that lines up with your schedule. An “Ask Microsoft Anything” (AMA) for the New Yammer on Thursday, July 23rd at 9am Pacific is the only brand new event. This week’s spotlight event is “Integrate apps to do more with Teams” with four sessions this week – 2 on Monday, July 13th, and one each on Wednesday, July 15th and Thursday, July 16th. Highlights from last week’s blogs include major announcements for Microsoft Teams, some new on-demand training

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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 | 2020-22

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 | 2020-19

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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