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Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Upcoming May 2023 Microsoft 365 Champion Community Call

‎May 14 2024 02:57 PM. Join our next community call on May 28 to deep dive into the Copilot for Microsoft 365 Success Kit. We will be starting the call at 5 minutes past the hour for both of our sessions, and it will still end at the top of the hour. -------------------- Read more at Source: Microsoft Tech Community Driving Adoption Blog

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Elevate Your Small Business with Video: Inspiring Ways to Boost Visibility and Engagement with Microsoft 365

Using video to communicate messaging and content from your small business is an innovative way to capture attention and drive engagement. This helpful list will highlight a variety of video use cases where video and Microsoft Clipchamp can assist with boosting your online visibility and effectively connect with your audience. Five video types that can propel your small business forward 1. Social Media Videos: Boost engagement and visibility. A small business that has highly engaged employees is a small business that strengthens brand love. To purchase Microsoft 365 for your business, take a look at the Microsoft 365 Plans. Find the right Microsoft 365 business plan for your business. -------------------- Read more at Source: Microsoft Tech Community Microsoft 365 Business Blog

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Standardize your customer configurations in Microsoft 365 Lighthouse

We're excited to continue enhancing our default baseline in Microsoft 365 Lighthouse to provide a set of tasks that help Managed Service Providers secure users, devices, and data in their customer tenants to ensure customers remain secure and productive in a scalable way. This post introduces tasks we added to our default baseline that are focused on several key areas, including new areas like user education and Microsoft Teams. To learn more about the benefits of using baselines, check out the webinar on May 22, 2024: Unlock efficiency and scale with Microsoft 365 Lighthouse. We've also added several tasks focused on Microsoft Teams. From configuration of an attack surface reduction policy, to enabling cloud updates for Microsoft 365 apps to ensure apps are on the latest security and feature updates, we've made it even easier to ensure all your managed endpoints are protected and in a consistent state across your customer tenants. These tasks are just a sampling of the deployment tasks available as part of the Microsoft 365 Lighthouse default baseline. Check out default baselines in Microsoft 365 Lighthouse. -------------------- Read more at Source: Microsoft Tech Community Microsoft 365 Business Blog

Introducing the section backgrounds in SharePoint Pages and News

We are excited to share that we're updating the section background feature in SharePoint Pages and News. SharePoint now lets you add an image or gradient color to the page sections from a new set of options. Lets you personalize the sections backgrounds with your own images. A see-through overlay has been automatically added to make the text easier to read when you set an image or gradient color as section background. The first version of Section background is in 100% production already. With this update, SharePoint Page and News authors can set section background color or image to make it an appealing experience. Site theme colors will be used in place of section backgrounds that aren't supported in email when you send a news post or a page as an email. -------------------- Read more at Source: Microsoft Tech Community SharePoint Blog

Monday, May 6, 2024

Most widely used SharePoint Framework ISVs from the Store

We are excited to see the continuous growth on the submissions of the SharePoint Framework solutions to the app source and on the usage of the SharePoint store for extending experiences for SharePoint and Microsoft Viva. It enables the same code to be used easily across the Microsoft 365 with this widely adopted tooling which uses industry standard tech with easy and automatic SSO and hosting. Deprecation of SharePoint add-in and Azure ACS authentication models - UX powered extensibility should be transformed to us SharePoint Framework powered implementations. This deprecation does not impact SharePoint Framework solutions. Additional capabilities and features for SharePoint Framework solutions in Microsoft 365 as part of the SPFx 1.18 release. We are looking forward to more great solutions that enable innovation, and help our customers get more done with Microsoft Viva, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and more. Please see following resources around getting started on building extensibility for Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Viva and SharePoint using SharePoint Framework. -------------------- Read more at Source: Microsoft Tech Community SharePoint Blog

Thursday, May 2, 2024

Introducing organizational messages in the Microsoft 365 admin center

To support your organization's communication efforts, we're excited to announce the public preview of organizational messages in the Microsoft 365 admin center. Within the experience in Microsoft 365 admin center, you will be able to manage your organization's organizational messages made within various admin experiences as well as create new fully customized messages. To ensure the right message is sent, your organization will also be able to go into the organizational messages experience in Microsoft 365 admin center to review and approve customized messages submitted by authors in your organization. Admins and comms professionals alike can use organizational messages in Microsoft 365 admin center to inform and enable their organizations. Organizational messages works well alongside other Microsoft 365 admin center features (e.g., Usage reports, Adoption Score and Experience insights (Preview , giving admins an easy mechanism for showing their organization features that are available to try and enjoy, such as Copilot in Teams. An image showing the Microsoft 365 admin center organizational messages message management console. To begin using organizational messages in Microsoft 365 admin center, ensure your team satisfies the setup requirements, including the necessary admin roles and policy configurations. -------------------- Read more at Source: Microsoft Tech Community Microsoft 365 Blog

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Microsoft SharePoint Roadmap Update

This year at the Microsoft 365 Community Conference we had the special opportunity to update our customers on our journey to making SharePoint the best platform for compelling and engaging intranet sites. News in Outlook helps your SharePoint news posts reach their audience in email and we're expanding its capability by making email-ready news the default experience for all SharePoint news posts. The recently released Graph API for SharePoint Pages allows developers to programmatically interact with SharePoint Pages and News posts, offering capabilities such as listing, getting, creating, editing, publishing, and deleting pages. Announced in November, SharePoint Embedded is a headless, API only way of building file and document centric applications that deliver great Microsoft 365 experiences as part of your app. SharePoint Embedded introduces a new concept, File Storage Containers, that are logically isolated from your main SharePoint Online content, but still include the SharePoint features you know and love in their own dedicated partition. Graph API for SharePoint Pages: The new API allows developers to programmatically interact with SharePoint Pages and News posts, offering capabilities such as listing, getting, creating, editing, publishing, and deleting pages. We'll be in Orlando at M365 Community Conference showcasing all of this great innovation, and best of all meeting with customers and partners to learn about how their needs can be met with Microsoft 365 and SharePoint. -------------------- Read more at Source: Microsoft Tech Community SharePoint Blog

Unveiling the Newest OneDrive Capabilities

Last October, we unveiled the next generation of OneDrive which makes files easier to access with personalization, search, and new views - organized around people, meetings and shared files. As announced in February, Copilot is coming to OneDrive this summer! It helps you quickly retrieve information from your files and is accessible from OneDrive for web.1. Catch up on the files you care about by generating summaries for your Word, PowerPoint, Excel and PDF files, all with Copiloted in OneDrive. You'll be able to access Copilot in OneDrive right in file viewer to summarize a document, ask questions about its content, and even create a frequently asked questions form based on the file's information. Enhanced search capabilities make it easier than ever for you to find files in OneDrive. You can expect to see up to 3X faster loading times when viewing and interacting with your files in OneDrive in your browser and in the OneDrive app in Microsoft Teams and Outlook. OneDrive is more than just a file storage and collaboration app - it's a consistent, familiar file experience across the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. -------------------- Read more at Source: Microsoft Tech Community OneDrive Blog

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