Category: Message Center Show

  • Copilot and Windows 11 | Ep 303

    Copilot and Windows 11 | Ep 303

    Microsoft announced their consolidation of the Copilots and its part to play in serving up assistance direct to you in Windows 11. If your organization is an M365 subscriber and Windows is part of your subscription, you may have seen a Copilot message in the Message Center too.  This week on the 365 Message…

  • Planner Loop component. Collab notes on Teams mobile | Ep 302

    Planner Loop component. Collab notes on Teams mobile | Ep 302

    Get ready for a new way to bring task management into Microsoft Loop. Planner components are arriving at the end of September 2023. Also, Collaborative notes are coming to Teams mobile, to access notes before, during and after a Teams meeting.  This week on the 365 Message Center Show Daniel and Darrell cover: –…

  • SharePoint News in Outlook and Viva Engage Campaigns | Ep 301

    SharePoint News in Outlook and Viva Engage Campaigns | Ep 301

    Two new communications tools arrived in Microsoft 365. SharePoint news in Outlook publishes your news as attractive emails, showing the full page content. In Viva Engage, Campaigns connect communications and activities with hashtags, landing pages, and measurable goals and promote visual sponsorship by leaders. This week’s episode is longer, but that’s because it’s full of…

  • Python in Excel, Teams Premium Trial, Workflows replacing Connectors | Ep 300

    Python in Excel, Teams Premium Trial, Workflows replacing Connectors | Ep 300

    It’s our 300th episode. To celebrate we are wearing cake, talking Python in Excel and giving all of your users a free 60 day trial of Teams Premium. OK, the trial is included in Microsoft 365 and we didn’t organize it. But it was nicely timed.  This week on the 365 Message Center Show…

  • ESPC 2023 Giveaway

    [Update September 13th 2023] Congratulations to Dario for winning the giveaway! Thank you so much everyone for entering! Now is your chance to win a 3-day pass to European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference! The good folks at ESPC are allowing Daniel and Darrell to give a pass away to the 2023 conference in…

  • Schedule post on behalf in Viva Engage | Ep 299

    Schedule post on behalf in Viva Engage | Ep 299

    Internal comms people are going to love this update. Post a Viva Engage message on behalf of your leadership by setting a schedule. This means you can time the Engage post to coincide with the scheduled publishing of your SharePoint news post. Fantastic that we finally get this functionality.  This week on the 365…

  • Viva Amplify and new Stream web part | Ep 298

    Viva Amplify and new Stream web part | Ep 298

    What if we told you that Viva Amplify is coming to Viva Suite and Employee Communications & Connections subscribers in September? Would you be excited to plan your first communications campaign with it? What if we said Amplify can also be used by anyone who would like to send communications across multiple channels in your…

  • Announcements in Viva Connections | Ep 297

    Announcements in Viva Connections | Ep 297

    Send short announcement messages to target audiences through the Viva Connections app. This has potential to replace the Company Communicator app in Microsoft Teams. Recent Planner plans and To Do lists will appear in your recent files on Microsoft 365 home page. SharePoint pages are now easier to share using the new Share button. …

  • Improved Microsoft Teams channel invites | Ep 296

    Improved Microsoft Teams channel invites | Ep 296

    The new Teams channel invites will restore faith and interest in using channel meetings. Meeting organizers have more control as to whether team members will receive an emailed invite. SharePoint web parts receive a visual refresh. Loop components will open using loop.microsoft.com and within the Loop app if your organization is using it.  This…

  • View Stream videos inline in Teams. Browse files by meeting in OneDrive | Ep 295

    View Stream videos inline in Teams. Browse files by meeting in OneDrive | Ep 295

    Share a Stream video in Teams chat and channel conversations, and you will be able to preview and play them from within the conversation. OneDrive has a new feed to show up-coming and past meetings and their related files. It has a really interesting way to show files and recordings for recurring meetings too. SharePoint…