Microsoft launched a new feature: RTMP streaming from within Microsoft Teams. This allows you to stream from Microsoft Teams to any supported service - such as YouTube, LinkedIn Live, Twitter, Facebook Live and many third-party event platforms. In this post we show you how to configure it, and what to expect when you use it.
In November 2016, Microsoft launched the preview version of a new application they called Teams. General availability duly came on March 14, 2017. Five years later, there's no denying the success of Teams and its influence across the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. Along with the success, Teams has had its glitches and failures, but the overall balance sheet is very positive.
Just as in-person meetings are resuming around the world, Microsoft has begun rolling out improvements to a feature that enables you to make every meeting an online meeting in Teams or Skype for Business. Seen from the perspective of having hybrid meetings be the ‘new norm,’ the ability to have meetings default to online-only is a useful step, Microsoft still has a few rough edges to fix before these updates reach their full potential.
On this week's show we discuss cyber security tips you can implement immediately to secure your Microsoft 365 tenant; on the roadmap we review the latest features including PowerPoint's latest new "cameo" feature, new casting and live streaming options in Teams, whiteboard sharing and more.
A year after announcing Teams shared channels, Microsoft is preparing to release the code into public preview in March 2022. The new collaboration mechanism uses Azure AD B2B Direct Connect instead of guest accounts, meaning that external members of shared channels use credentials issued by their home tenant to gain access. You'll need to configure a cross-tenant access policy to allow shared channels to work externally. Once that's done, the collaboration floodgates open.
On this week's show, Paul and Steve are joined by Microsoft MVP Tom Morgan to discuss Teams Development. As an IT Pro, find out why it's worth expanding your skillset - plus we've all the latest news in the world of Microsoft 365 as always.
The number of guest accounts in Azure AD keeps growing, largely due to usage in Microsoft Teams. In this article, we describe five basic management steps to control where guests come how, how they connect, what they can do and access, and removing inactive guests. It's the kind of thing all Microsoft 365 tenants should do.
Join myself and Paul Robichaux for this week's latest episode of the podcast to discuss a plethora of updates in Microsoft 365. Plus we're joined by Microsoft MVP Theresa Miller to discuss all things VDI with Microsoft 365. We chat about Azure Virtual Desktop, Citrix, VMware and much more, from the point of view of Microsoft 365 IT pros.
Last year, Microsoft announced new pro video output features coming to Microsoft Teams aimed at making it easier to get full-quality video feeds from Teams meetings into other platforms. This article examines the new features along with recent improvements to NDI output functionality.
Task Publishing in Microsoft Teams allows you to configure a hierarchy for distributing Planner tasks throughout your organization. In this article, learn how to plan and deploy Task Publishing and what the experience is for colleagues using the app.
Over time, Microsoft 365 tenants tend to accumulate large numbers of guest accounts in Entra ID. And over time, some of those accounts become obsolete and inactive. In this article, we explore how to use PowerShell to analyze the activity of guest accounts to figure out what accounts are inactive and which are candidates for removal. It's something you should do annually.