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 | 2020-38

Welcome to the September 13 – 19, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were twenty-six additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, Microsoft 365 Compliance, Yammer, Visio, and Outlook. Due to the large number of items, all of the roadmap items are in a separate post this week, Office 365 Roadmap Update | 2020-38. There are a couple of new events listed in this week’s post. The “Teams Chalk Talk: Get to Teams – Zero to Production” only has an on-demand session available for now. The Office 365 network connectivity team will hold office hours on Wednesday, September 23rd from 8am – 12pm Pacific. The spotlight event of the week is Microsoft Ignite, which runs from Tuesday, September 22nd – Thursday, September 24th. Highlights from last week’s blogs include information on how to enable a seamless remote work experience for your users, a summary of the OneDrive roadmap updates for August 2020,

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-37

Welcome to the September 6 – 12, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were twelve additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, Lists, Planner, Outlook (Windows, iOS), Forms, and Search. Information for Microsoft Ignite and new dates for existing meeting series have been added. And speaking of Microsoft Ignite, this week’s spotlight event is the “Enabling Remote Work with Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Ignite 2020 Pre-Show” on Tuesday, September 15th at 9am Pacific. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include the announcement of GitHub integration with Microsoft Teams (Preview), a list of Ignite 2020 sessions for Microsoft Search and Yammer, as well as upcoming changes for “Hybrid Voice” connectivity and Cloud Connector Edition. Noteworthy item highlights include the September 2020 feature updates for Workplace Analytics, details on new discounts on meeting and calling experiences in Microsoft Teams, and another reminder regarding Office 2013 client connectivity to Office 365 services. OFFICE 365 ROADMAP Below

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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 | 2020-24

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 | 2020-14

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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