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.
Teams is mostly an internal communications platform while email connects billions of people around the world. Inside Microsoft 365 tenants, you might need to connect Teams and email together. In this article, we discuss the out-of-the-box features available to link the two and describe some of the positive and negative points of each. You can certainly bridge the gap between Teams and email, but maybe Microsoft could grease the connection just a little more...
As Microsoft Teams continues to be rapidly adopted across the globe, the number of applications that integrate with Teams grows as well. So much that it's often difficult for decision-makers and administrators to determine what apps are beneficial to their organization and necessitate inclusion. Fortunately, the Microsoft Teams admin center provides the data around each app you need to decide. This article helps you navigate the Teams admin center; explores the various app types available; and provides detail around permission policies, setup policies, and things like Resource-specific consent you’ll want to familiarize yourself with so you can effectively manage Teams apps for your organization.
Lots happened in 2021. Looking back on events, Tony Redmond has figured out five themes that will influence Microsoft 365 tenants in 2022. You might disagree with the list Tony created (and let us know why). At least it's a prompt to be proactive and think about how developments will affect your tenant operations in 2022.
Microsoft has updated the Teams PowerShell module to allow it to run in a Cloud Shell session. This is good news if you need to run one or two Teams cmdlets without access to your normal workstation, but it's not so good if you expect to run code which runs well in normal PowerShell sessions. The limitations which exist get in the way of getting work done, which is a pity.
With the COVID-19 pandemic driving rapid adoption of Office 365, tenant-to-tenant migrations are becoming more common. While content on this subject is plentiful and readily available, little detail exists around how to move the Teams Phone system as part of a migration. Jason Wynn and Mike Weaver detail best practices around testing prior to proceeding.
Office 365 tenants are now getting to use Loop components in Teams chat. Some are very excited at the new technology; others are less so. It all depends on how you use current composition tools and how easily work habits can embrace ever-changing Loops. In this article, we look at some of the challenges facing user acceptance of dynamic composition as seen in Loops.