Microsoft has released four new administrative roles to help Office 365 tenants manage Teams. It’s a good thing and we were able to include the news in the September 20 update for Office 365 for IT Pros.
Some will tell you that you can figure out what resources an Office 365 Group is connected to by checking the ProvisioningOption property with the Get-UnifiedGroup cmdlet. Well, you can’t. If you want to do something like check for team-enabled groups, you’ll need a different approach.
Content Searches Find Teams Compliance Items When someone leaves your company, you might need to preserve their Office 365 data. The steps needed to preserve user information stored in Email, OneDrive, and SharePoint are straightforward, but what about the messages the employee sent using Teams? As it turns out, an Office 365 content search or …
A Petri.com article explains how to publish news items generated in SharePoint Online sites to Teams channels. It’s the way to spread those important announcements as widely as possible.
Teams is now available in Hebrew and Arabic and has a new right to left display mode to boot. Now supporting 37 languages and inline translation, Teams is a multilingual application.
During transitions, things sometimes don’t go so smoothly. Such is the case if you want to enable or disable guest user access to Teams and find that the setting to control the access is no longer available in the Office 365 Admin Center. But PowerShell can control the setting, so that’s the solution to the problem.
Some say that Microsoft Teams doesn’t support dynamic Office 365 Groups. Well, I couldn’t find anything formal on the topic and the teams that I have configured to use dynamic groups work well, so what’s the real scene? As it turns out, Microsoft is still working on the feature.
Microsoft Teams support Office 365 retention policies, but how do you know if policies you create are effective in removing items from Teams? Well, as it turns out, you must go poking under the covers to validate that removals happen as planned.
Apparently, Slack is now worth $7.1 billion. That’s a lot of money for a company that faces huge competition from Microsoft Teams, especially with the ever-increasing size of the Office 365 installed base.
Microsoft has launched the preview of Google B2B Federation, which allows Google accounts to be used to access Azure AD apps. Quite how this will work out for apps that use guest user accounts is unknown at this point.
Everyone likes free stuff. Here’s a link to a free eBook published by Quadrotech relating their experience of introducing and using Teams.
A new Petri.com article explains how to reassemble IM conversations using the compliance records captured by Skype for Business Online and Teams.
In a surprise Sunday announcement, Microsoft said that from August 27 they will deliver Teams services from Office 365 datacenters in Australia and Japan.
On August 24, Microsoft announced that their roadmap to bring the functionality and features from Skype for Business Online to Teams was complete. It’s always good news when you see a plan coming together, but it’s also important to understand that a world of difference exists between an announcement and being able to move an organization’s communications workload.
Teams won’t take over from email anytime soon, but it is much better at organizing face-paced conversations.
Need some Visio shapes to build presentations or plans featuring Teams or Skype for Business Online? Here’s how to get a copy of the stencil.
On August 10, 2018, Microsoft announced that the Azure-based Teams data services are now hosted in Canadian datacenters in Toronto and Quebec City. Teams services, which are what handle personal and channel messages and media (graphics), now run in the following Azure datacenters: Asia-Pacific: Singapore and Hong Kong. EMEA: Dublin and Amsterdam. Americas: Bay (California) …
Making Teams Client Behave Most of the time, the Teams clients run along without a problem. But like all software, they have their moments. Here’s how to attack the problem if your Teams clients start to misbehave, including how to give the Microsoft developers some feedback. This article was posted on Petri.com on August 9, …