Date: Friday, Mar 27, 2020
Reading time: 9 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Microsoft Teams multi window chat, Secure Score, Office 365, SharePoint, OneDrive, Intune, and Outlook

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday, everyone. More updates from Microsoft this week. Great news for those wanting multi window chat for Microsoft Teams, it’s on it’s way. Some tenants will start to see the functionality from early April, and the rollout will be finalised by end of May 2020. List of Updates Note: Please ensure you’re signed into your Office 365 Administration portal to access the links referenced below. Also note, some tenants may not have all the below updates currently published to them

Date: Friday, Mar 20, 2020
Reading time: 6 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Microsoft makes changes to boost Office 365 performance, Teams Australian media processors, Outlook, Secure score, SharePoint, and Office 365

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday, Everyone. I hope everyone is staying safe during these trying times. Microsoft streamlining Office 365 performance to accommodate additional remote workers Due to the current world climate, there’s been a surge in the number of people working from home resulting in unprecedented pressure placed onto IT infrastructure, including networks and cloud based services. As a result of this additional usage, Microsoft have made changes to de-emphasis some features to free up valuable computing resources to ensure vital services remain responsive.

Date: Friday, Mar 13, 2020
Reading time: 6 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Security, Outlook, SharePoint, Teams, Office 365, and Office 365 Admin Center

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday everyone, hope everyone is doing well. Welcome to today’s Microsoft 365 update, see below for a list of what I see as key announcements, and scroll down further to review the latest Microsoft 365 updates from the previous week. Microsoft Secure Score is to be updated based on feedback received from customers. The changes, to be rolled out on the 16th March, provide a more accurate representation of an organisations security posture.

Date: Friday, Mar 6, 2020
Reading time: 10 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, Office 365, Outlook, and Azure Active Directory

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday everyone, and welcome to March! SharePoint will see the addition of multilingual publishing for modern SharePoint communications sites. The feature enables inclusiveness by enabling organisations to easily enable translation of SharePoint modern pages. This feature is expected to be rolled out to Microsoft 365 customers by end of March 2020. Note that this will not be available for tenants within China hosted by 21Vianet.

Date: Friday, Feb 28, 2020
Reading time: 7 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: SharePoint, Azure Active Directory, Advanced Threat Protection, Teams, Office 365, and Intune

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday, everyone. Microsoft have announced more updates, several of which are major and may have implications for many organisations. Microsoft is retiring basic authentication. Whilst the expected implementation time is later in the year, 13 October 2020, those still using basic authentication for Exchange Online connectivity, including EWS, EAS, IMAP, POP, and RPS, should begin planning to move away from basic authentication to OAuth 2.

Date: Friday, Feb 21, 2020
Reading time: 4 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Compliance, SharePoint, Office 365, Power Platform

Key Updates and Announcements Key Updates and Announcements Happy Friday, everyone. The new Office app for iOS and Android is now generally available from the Apple App Store and Google Play. The new application removes the need to have multiple office applications and combines them into a single application. The new app consolidates Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, making it a single place to create, modify, and search for documents. The new app includes several features included to simplify how people complete daily tasks, including:

Date: Saturday, Feb 15, 2020
Reading time: 7 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: To-Do, Outlook, Stream, Power BI, Teams, and Office 365

Key Updates and Announcements Happy Saturday! A day late this week due to Ignite the tour located in Sydney. Better late than never! Several updates this week affecting security, and additional features. Here’s a quick overview of a few of the updates which I’ve taken an interest with: Feature Update: Tasks powered by To-Do generally available: In recent months, Microsoft have begun consolidating how people access and review their own tasks, tasks relating to planner, flagged emails, etc.

Date: Friday, Feb 7, 2020
Reading time: 7 minutes.

Microsoft 365 Updates: Teams, Yammer, Admin Center, Office, Power Platform, Legal Hold, and eDiscovery

Happy Friday and welcome to this weeks Microsoft 365 update. There are several nice updates this week affecting eDiscovery including updated reporting, dashboard, and the inclusion of legal hold for teams private channels. Numerous updates change how people utilise Office 365, including new app setup policies allowing people who use teams to customise their teams app buttons, and a change defaulting the Office 365 administration center to the new look and feel.