Microsoft Ignite 2019 Roadmap Slides

With all of the rapid-fire announcements coming out of the Microsoft Ignite Conference a couple months ago, you may be looking for a high-level overview of the big features as well as expected time frames for release. This post is nice aggregated resource if you only have a few minutes to get caught up. Also,…

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Full Microsoft Ignite 2019 Session Catalog Available

Catch up on all that you may have missed over the full week of content and announcements. Keynotes and breakout sessions are available for on-demand viewing.   Browse the session catalog here: http://bit.ly/2rl9ddq Posted by Nicole Vesser, Sr. Solutions Manager

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SharePoint and Office Updates (Microsoft Ignite 2019)

Many new updates are coming to SharePoint. Check out the link to the session that covers all of these updates and shows quick demos of many of them. Its only about 30 minutes! Project Cortex: New Knowledge Management Service. Create 2 million site collections. Site collections can support up to 25TB. Create Teams tabs directly…

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Microsoft UI Flows

Power Automate (fka Flow) Now Supports UI Flows (RPA)

Microsoft Power Automate (formerly known as Flow) now supports UI Flows. These Flows will run against documents or web pages that do not have an API. For example, it can fill out document forms and automate tasks on a web page that the user would normally do manually (similar to Nintex RPA). This is a…

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Introducing Project Cortex (Microsoft Ignite 2019)

Microsoft introduced a new service to Microsoft 365, currently called Project Cortex. This is an AI-driven knowledge management solution. It will take content across office 365 and pull it together into knowledge management centers. And the experience will be reflected across office 365 within people and document cards and search. We will be getting an…

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Introducing Azure Arc (Microsoft Ignite 2019)

For customers who want to simplify complex and distributed environments across on-premises, edge and multicloud, Azure Arc enables deployment of Azure services anywhere and extends Azure management to any infrastructure.   Read more here: http://bit.ly/348ilRk Posted by Eric Gregorich, Sr. Solutions Architect

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Announcing Visual Studio Online (Microsoft Ignite 2019)

Visual Studio Online is a cloud-powered development environment. These environments can be created as needed and can be short-term or long-term environments. Developers can connect to Visual Studio Online using VS Code, the browser, or the Visual Studio IDE. This allows the “environment” to be in the cloud and not on the developer’s machine! Pricing…

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AI and Cortana Updates (Microsoft Ignite 2019)

Highlights include: Cortana will be an integrated part of Microsoft 365 applications. Shipping first in Outlook mobile. Cortana can read your emails to you and share changes to your day. Cortana will have an optional “masculine” voice. Cortana will have a more natural voice using Neural Text to Speach capabilities. Cortana can send you a…

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The New Microsoft Edge and Bing (Microsoft Ignite 2019)

The new release candidate for Microsoft Edge can be downloaded right now. General availability will be January 15, 2020. Additional updates to Microsoft Search in Bing will be coming. Sign in to the new Edge and Bing with your Office 365 account, and you can search your organization directly from the browser address bar. You…

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Updates to Microsoft Teams (Microsoft Ignite 2019)

Highlights include: Private channels rolling out this week. Multiwindow – Pop-out chats, meetings, calls or documents into separate windows. Rolling out early next year. Teams client for Linux New messaging extensions – Both Polls and Surveys will be available in Teams chat and channel conversations. Pinned channels rolling out later this year. Integration between Outlook…

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