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Microsoft Office 365 Updates May 20th-24th, 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.

New Feature: Microsoft 365 Admin Setup Page

SharePoint Conference 2019

Did you miss the SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas last week?  Here are some of the highlights...

One of the announcements that Microsoft outlined in this year's SharePoint Conference was for OneDrive being able to add AutoCAD drawing files and previews of 360-degree images. Another interesting addition is a sync support capability for Windows Virtual Desktop this is Microsoft's new virtual desktop infrastructure service that's currently in a preview stage.

Did You Hear About Windows 10 Improvements

Announcing improvements to the Windows 10 update process.

Microsoft announced significant changes for the Windows update process. These changes are designed to improve the experience, put the user in more control, and improve the quality of Windows updates.

The updates include:

1. New features that put you and your customers more in control of updates, such as a new download and install now option, and extended ability to pause updates.

Coming to Teams

More exciting changes coming to Teams in the month of May 2019. For those of us that haven’t visited a Team for more than 45 days it will be automatically reordered and moved to the bottom "More" category. Users will see a dialog that will allow them to view the teams that were moved and choose to accept or undo the move. At times we all can have too many teams cluttering up our left rail. Over the next few weeks, teams you haven't visited in more than 45 days will be automatically reordered and moved to the bottom "More" category so you can focus on teams you're more active in.

Power BI Licensing Comparison

A question that customers often ask our Project Online experts is what licensing do I need for my employees to use Power BI.  So we decided to breakdown what Microsoft has released in this article.

As of April 2019, there are 3 types of licenses.

Outlook Preview Changes Launching in May

Global Admin Portal Announcement for Outlook. Microsoft announced back in September 2018, a new feature called “Coming Soon” that offers a preview of new user experience updates in Outlook for Windows and provides you and your users an opportunity to try the experience and to provide feedback.

Microsoft Kaizala Has Arrived

New App Released by Microsoft - Microsoft Kaizala will be a new integration with Microsoft Teams over the next year or so. After its launch on April the 4th this year Microsoft is testing the waters with this phone number-based app. Available for IOS and Android it seems to have all the chatting abilities and calling via contacts from your device.

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