Governance and Compliance can be a complex subject, especially in the context of modern collaboration. While cloud services and mobility have improved productivity and collaboration, it has also become essential to secure and monitor that data and protect sensitive information on-premises, across devices, SaaS applications, and cloud services. Kat Greenan provides more context around retention policies, specifically for Microsoft Teams, to remain compliant.
On December 1, Microsoft launched Teams Essentials, a new product that isn't connected to Microsoft 365 or Office 365. Teams Essentials looks a lot like Teams Free
The Office news at Microsoft's Fall Ignite event was dominated by Teams and technology associated with Teams. A new Microsoft 365 app called Loup will be available in 2022 and we'll have the chance to use Connect IQ to make our messages even more intelligent than they are now.
Microsoft has made end-to-end encryption available in preview for Teams 1:1 calls on Windows and Mac desktop clients. The full roll-out to tenants is due in November.
Microsoft Ignite 2021 happens (virtually) on Nov 2-4. There are tons of sessions scheduled and in this post we consider some important Microsoft 365 topics that we hope are covered.
Along with the general availability of a new Teams Export Graph API, Microsoft is introducing new licensing and charging models. Understanding the charging incurred for different uses will take some time to sort out and could pose real challenges for ISVs working in the migration space.
Teams finally arrives in Apple CarPlay touting support for joining meeting and making calls. We road test this new feature to see whether it lives up to expectations.
Building a bot used to require developer skills - writing complicated code, deploying it to a resource like Azure, and then performing cumbersome configuration steps to ensure it functioned properly. Now, with the Power Virtual Agents (PVA) app for Microsoft Teams, you can create exceptionally powerful chatbots without having to write a single line of code. What’s more, you don’t need direct access to Azure resources to deploy these bots. There’s no reason to not create a bot for your organization today.
Mike Weaver, Paul Robichaux and Steve Goodman head to Commsverse on Sept 15 & 16 at Mercedez-Benz World just outside of London, UK. Learn more about the hybrid conference as well as the session that Mike and Paul are hosting together - 'Teams Tenant-to-Tenant Challenges: It Just Keeps Getting Worse!'
There's no definitive 'right' or 'wrong' way to structure Teams and channels, however there are some limits and best practices that can be followed to ensure the structures created are easy to use and navigate. This article explores the decision process Team owners can use to assess if a new channel is needed, what type should be used and how to manage large numbers of channels in a team.