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A weekly review of the Microsoft 365 Message Center, with Daniel Glenn, Darrell Webster, and special guests. #365MCS

A weekly review of the Microsoft 365 Message Center, with Daniel Glenn, Darrell Webster, and special guests. #365MCS


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A weekly review of the Microsoft 365 Message Center, with Daniel Glenn, Darrell Webster, and special guests. #365MCS




Pre-assign Channel members to Breakout Rooms - #250

Plan ahead and assign meeting attendees to breakout rooms to support interactive Teams meetings in channels. Now you can put the combination of people together that you want in your breakouts, to optimise for meeting activities. In this week's show: - Pre-assign Channel members to Breakout Rooms - Microsoft Teams: Start a Teams Chat with Distribution Groups, Mail-Enabled Security Groups, and O365 Groups - Microsoft Viva: Recommendations to Send Praise in Viva Insights - SharePoint: New...


Customizable Teams Admin Center Dashboard - #249

Change your admin dashboard in the Teams Admin Center to provide support for customization of the widgets in the dashboard. In this week's show: - Customizable dashboard in Teams admin center - Forms: Distribute your forms by using Teams as a new channel - Microsoft Ignite - how will you attend? Join Daniel Glenn and Darrell as a Service Webster as they cover the latest messages in the Microsoft 365 Message Center. Follow us! Twitter - Facebook - LinkedIn Check out Daniel and...


Viva Engage replacing Yammer Communities in Teams with special guest Dan Holme - #248

Viva Engage joins Microsoft's Employee Engagement suite, adding community and connection. Dan Holme, a Product Lead with Viva Engage, joins us to answer questions about the product, how it aligns with other Viva products and what is happening with Yammer. In this week's show: - Viva Engage, replacing Yammer Communities app for Teams - Storyline available for public preview in Yammer and Microsoft Viva Engage - OneDrive/SharePoint: Review mode for Word documents - Assign Seats in Together...


Pop out shared Teams content in separate window - #247

Arrange your meeting content and people to suit the way you work. Pop shared content out to its own window. Move it to a second monitor and move the video gallery below your webcam. Great for viewing large, shared desktops and detailed content. In this week's show: - Pop Out Shared Content into a Separate Window - Configuration Change: Disabling auto provisioning of Wiki with new channel creation - Microsoft Teams: External Access Chat Invitation Flow for Managed Organizations - Microsoft...


The Stream Web App - #246

Microsoft Stream is getting ready to become a web app and we have a special guest: Marc Mroz, Principal Program Manager Lead for Microsoft Stream! The preview will soon switch to GA and present us with a list of all the Stream videos we have access to across Microsoft 365. There's even a message this week showing us a first cut of the Stream Videos page that can be created for SharePoint sites. In this week's show: - Stream on SharePoint: Video Collections Page - Microsoft Stream: Stream...


Cameo in PowerPoint Live - #245

Cameo is a PowerPoint feature that adds your live webcam into your slide content. With this update, it will also be supported in PowerPoint Live while presenting in Teams meetings. Presenters can use Cameo in PowerPoint Live, while seeing presenter view and the video gallery of attendees who have their cameras on. In this week's show: - Cameo in PowerPoint Live - Important Information about your Microsoft Power Automate and Logic Apps service - Azure Active Directory: Temporary Access Pass...


Speaker Coach in Microsoft Teams Meetings - #244

Get private, personalized feedback on your speaking and presentation skills in both real-time as well as post-meeting in a summary. Right from a Teams meeting. In this week's show: - Speaker Coach in Microsoft Teams Meetings - Microsoft Lists calendar view conditional formatting - Modern Meetings and Calls on Teams Web Client - Improvements to SharePoint pages authoring - Column reflow and RSS connector web part - E-signature approvals fully embedded within Teams Approvals for a...


Join meetings with ID & passcode, Teams Chat with self, and more - #243

Access to Teams meetings becomes easier and more secure with meeting ID's and passcodes. Teams Chat with self will let you leave a note for yourself using Chat. You'll also be able to start a Loop on your own and prepare it before sending it. What else to we have lined up this week? In this week's show: - We're improving search usage reports with Microsoft Search - Microsoft Feed on the Outlook Mobile Search Page - Join Meetings by a Meeting ID and Passcode - Inline Suggestions Available...


Multiple home sites for Viva Connections - #242

Large organizations with divisions and segmentation will soon be able to use Viva Connections with multiple home sites. This will include multiple dashboards and resource tabs to make management and segmentation easier. In this week's show: - Capture voice recordings with live speech-to-text in Office Mobile on iOS and Android - Support multiple home sites and multilingual Dashboards in Microsoft Viva Connections - Meeting Chat Bubbles on Android / iOS - Planner cards now on SharePoint...


Collaborative Annotations on Presenter Shared Screen - #241

During a screenshare in a Teams meeting, annotate on the shared content with your team members. Whiteboard tools will be available to add ink, sticky notes, collaborative cursors. In this week's show: - Change to deletion of whiteboards behavior - Release of the preview for the new Outlook for Windows - Configure the existing Stream tile in Microsoft 365 app launcher to go to the new Stream app on Office.com - Collaborative Annotations on Presenter Shared Screen - Outlook - Additional RSVP...


Automatic groupings available in Teams for channel posts - #240

How do you start a conversation with the owners of a Microsoft Team? Open up the team details and find the owners in the list. Start a new conversation and mention each of their names, hoping that one of them will respond soon? Not anymore. There's an easier way coming. In this week's show: - Message center posts will include monthly active users specific to the Power BI, Automate, and PowerApps service updates - Automatic groupings available in Teams for channel posts - Suggested Replies...


Prevent leaked Outlook for Windows from syncing - #239

Microsoft have swiftly provided a way for organizations to prevent a purported leaked build of a One Outlook client for Windows from syncing with work mailboxes. Daniel and I discuss this and more. In this week's show: - Site template history panel - MC371265 - New Admin PowerShell control for Loop components - MC371268 - Customer Lockbox for Microsoft Power Platform is now available for Public Preview! - MC373056 - View Together Mode for Everyone - MC373879 - Outlook personal bookings...


Changes: Arrived and Delivered in April ’22 - #238

It's a call-back episode where we look back to find changes that have been delivered in April. We demo and discuss some of the more exciting features that arrived and discuss the messages that announced them. In this week's show: - Questions & Answers in Yammer - Upvoting Answers - Presenter modes move and resize options - Forms: Split sending and sharing entry point - Announcing account switching for Microsoft 365 web apps - Upgrading v1 Power BI workspaces - Microsoft Viva Insights:...


Microsoft Loop components in Outlook Mail - #237

Live Loop collaboration is about to expand into Outlook Mail. The portable canvas for work will be able to be embedded and shared in email to reach even more people for contribution. What benefits does this add over and above Loops in Teams chat? Be sure that Daniel and Darrell have some opinions on the subject. In this week's show: - OneDrive iOS: New information architecture - Forms: Enable templates for commercial users - Temporarily disable Viva Connections First Run Experience in the...


Soft focus and enhanced lighting in Teams video meetings - #236

Let Teams fix your lighting and smooth out your appearance with a soft focus filter and AI powered lighting correction. Will this be enough to convince more people to turn on their webcams in Teams meetings? In this week's show: - Upgrading v1 Power BI workspaces - Soft focus and Adjust brightness in Teams video meetings - Microsoft Lists Calendar: Unscheduled Pane - Microsoft Stream: View and edit video/audio file information - SharePoint: Updates to channel site layouts and parent site...


Resize and move content in Presenter mode - #235

Have you used Presenter mode in Microsoft Teams? Presenters can arrange their shared content and video feed in engaging new ways. But the video and content was in fixed positions for each scene. Now you will have the option to resize and move your video feed and content. In this week's show: - Presenter modes move and resize options - Loop components in Teams Chat - Text Predictions for Teams Mobile on Android - Inspiration Library in Microsoft Viva Insights - Forms Portal Page Experience...


Dude. Where’s my Power Apps - #234

You will want to prepare your people for a Power Apps tidy up. Our headline message discusses how Power Apps, Dynamics 365 apps, and Azure AD integrated apps may be removed from the app launcher, to help app exploration and discovery. In this week's show: - Adding a restore option to the Manage Tags Tab - Important information about your Microsoft 365 Office App launcher and All Apps experiences - Create DocuSign requests using the compose extension - Viva Connections Multilingual...


Power Apps from Lists within Teams - #233

Build low-code, mobile-friendly apps from Microsoft Lists right within Teams. Add a published app as a tab in a Teams channel and share with the rest of the team. In this week's show: - Create and manage Power Apps from Microsoft Lists within Microsoft Teams - Every Meeting Online (EMO) by Default - Support for third-party online meeting providers - Pin shared libraries to Quick Access - Microsoft Teams: Casting from Teams desktop client to Microsoft Teams Rooms - Share computer audio on...


Workflows in Teams app store for messaging - #232

Browse the Microsoft Teams store and find workflows to automate repetitive tasks in Teams. Some workflows run automatically without further interaction. Others can be triggered manually from the Teams messaging area. In this week's show: - Temporary Whiteboard collaboration for external and shared device accounts - Workflows in Teams app store for messaging - Announcing account switching for Microsoft 365 web apps - Microsoft Stream: Improve audio quality with Noise suppression for Stream...


OneDrive: Navigate your Teams files - #231

OneDrive is your Files Explorer in the M365 Cloud. Now you can find your Teams files together with SharePoint libraries in a new category called "Your Teams". Coming to a browser near you. In this week's show: - Viva Topics: Use Syntex taxonomy to generate topics - Site owners can manage requests for third-party apps on their sites (SharePoint Online) - Admin Pinning for Message Extensions - Microsoft Viva Insights: Enroll in Focus plan from the Insights app in Teams - OneDrive: Easily...