July 23, 2019
Posted by Eric Gregorich, Sr. Solutions Architect
July 23, 2019
July 12, 2019
Microsoft announced that now more than 13 million people use Teams daily and more than 19 million use it weekly. Launched two years ago this week, Microsoft has now passed their main competitor, Slack, in daily active users.
Teams is an integrated set of apps and services designed to transform workplace collaboration, streamline business processes, and protect critical information.
This announcement was accompanied with some new features such as priority notifications that alert recipients of time-sensitive messages and pings them every two minutes until a response is received. Also included are read receipts that display an icon to indicate when a message you sent has been read by the recipient.
Read about these changes and a lot more enhancements in the full release here: http://bit.ly/2XK3851
July 5, 2019
Microsoft has announced the preview release of Information Barriers. This feature aids organizations who are seeking to avoid conflicts of interest within your organization. This feature limits which individuals can communicate and collaborate with each other in Microsoft Teams. Information Barriers in Microsoft Teams helps limit the flow of information by controlling communication between the holders of information and colleagues representing different interests.
Information barrier policies can be used for situations like these:
A compliance administrator defines policies to allow or prevent communications between groups of users in Microsoft Teams.
Read more about Information Barriers here: http://bit.ly/2FU544X
July 3, 2019
Microsoft Forms Pro is positioned as an easy to use, enterprise survey solution with Office 365 integration. The latest improvements include advanced survey capabilities that support business survey solutions.
The idea is that professional surveys can be quickly created and manage with ease through AI-assisted suggestions. The latest release includes built-in suggested questions with branching logic and rich reporting that includes AI-infused sentiment analysis and keyword detection.
Read more here : http://bit.ly/2FQchCP
July 2, 2019
Microsoft Teams has made some minor updates to how you can follow a channel. Previously, you would open the channel menu can click Follow or Unfollow. Following would add any activity to your activity feed.
Now, you can open the channel menu can click the Channel Notifications option. You have more options to choose from. Including if you receive a banner notification or just include any updates in your activity feed.
Managing these notifications can help you keep unwanted content out of your Activity feed, and allows you to be notified of the topics your most interested in.
June 26, 2019
The latest roll out in Microsoft Flow includes the ability to enable or disable notifications within the approval process. This allows you to disable the out-of-the-box notification and create your own notification with custom formatting and content.
Read more here : http://bit.ly/2FxIZss