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Microsoft released a high importance update today for Microsoft Teams.

The update comes from an original posting from January 17, 2020, for a Plan for Change.

New Feature for Microsoft Teams "Cross Channel Posting'

Your end-users will soon be able to edit the content and channel distribution of a Microsoft Teams message after it has been posted. This feature does not apply to mobile.
Microsoft will be gradually rolling this out at the end of February 2020 with the completion sometime around March 15, 2020.

When using the Teams desktop app or Teams on the web, your users will see an option to edit a message and change how it has been cross-posted. 

SharePoint Online Site Swap

Wondered how to get the old Classic Site and turn it into the new Modern Communication Site?

Microsoft started rolling out to tenants with less than 10k users this past week. All others will be taken care of by Halloween. Admins will be able to swap the SharePoint root site with another site using a new PowerShell cmdlet Invoke-SPOSiteSwap. The root site will be archived automatically. You must use the SharePoint Admin PowerShell version 16.0.8812.1200 or later.

Microsoft Teams Quick Hits #6

Ever have a conversation or chat you wanted to go back and review?

Microsoft Teams has a way for you to do this very thing.

Its called bookmarking conversations or saving chats from within the UI.

This would be the best way to achieve this.

Now you can fall back in time and retrieve messages.

Microsoft 365 Secure Score

Almost like credit scores in our personal lives, Microsoft has a score in Office 365 for security.

So how does this score affect my tenant? Why would I need to improve my score and how would I improve my score?

For those of us that have the responsibility to maintain Office 365 security, this video will help explain the Secure Score used in Security.

In order to be able to use the Secure Score, you have to be one of the following:

SharePoint Home Sites

Have you ever wondered why SharePoint never really had a landing page like you see in most intranet portals?

Well, Microsoft is looking to introduce SharePoint Home Sites this year around the third quarter.

What will a home site do exactly?

Its a Communication Site designated as a landing page for your organization. 

SharePoint Home Site

Microsoft Office 365 Updates June 14th, 2019

The latest updates from the Microsoft Office 365 Message Center week ending 6/14.

Microsoft Teams Quick Hits #5

Often wonder what can guests do while in Microsoft Teams?

Other things that guests can do is participate in channels, conversations, chats, and meetings; they also can share files in channels, add new channels and use the Wiki.

So to be a guest an email address must be used to invite the user. Once the guest is invited to join your team they can start to interact with Microsoft Teams and its members of the team.

Here are some of the items guests can do once they join:

Microsoft Office 365 Updates May 29th, 2019

Wondering what changed, was updated or is being released in Microsoft Office 365?

We thought listing the items out would help to identify what had been communicated each week from Microsoft so you don't have to dig through weeks worth of updates. Will start posting these each moving forward.

 

Feature update: Updating capabilities in the SharePoint admin center.

We’re updating capabilities in the SharePoint admin center. We'll begin rolling this feature out soon.  This does not impact Office 365 subscriptions in GCC.

 

Microsoft Teams Quick Hits #4

How do you set up meetings with outside or guest users with Microsoft Teams?

Most people use Microsoft Teams by adding meetings right from Outlook or from the client itself.

Create a Microsoft Teams Meeting

So basically anyone that has an email address can attend these meetings, which is very useful for users not in your organization.

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