Monthly Archives: October 2017

Office Flash Friday Episode for 2017-10-27

Show Notes

MTC Live Events

http://aka.ms/mtclive

Skype/Teams User Group

https://www.meetup.com/MinnesotaLyncUserGroup/

PowerApps Options for Help!

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powerappssupport/

Ranging from on-demand, forums, product support, and working directly with the
product team!

Flow and Multi-level Arrays and Other Updates

https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/nested-apply-to-each/

* Loop through nested arrays
* Better support for date time values
* New connectors (Content Moderator, Docparser, Microsoft Kaizala, Pitney Bowes
Data Validation)
* Better notifications for broken connections

Webinar on What’s New in PowerApps, Flow, and Power BI

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/webinar-10-26-2017-what-is-new-and-exciting-in-powerapps-flow-and-power-bi-with-chuck-and-reid-havens/

Recorded webinar here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aXPfyJahug

Azure AD: Migrate Conditional Access Policies from v1 to v2

https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/10/23/this-one-is-important-time-to-migrate-your-v1-0-conditional-access-policies-to-v2-0/

RELEASE NOTES FOR AZURE ACTIVE DIRECTORY
https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/10/24/you-asked-were-delivering-release-notes-for-azure-active-directory/

* Find release notes here
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/whats-new
* New features, changed features, plan-for-change updates, bug fixes

EXTENDED EMAIL SUPPORT IN AZURE INFO PROTECTION
* BYOK support!
* https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/10/24/extended-email-security-and-compliance-with-azure-information-protection/

AZURE INFO PROTECTION SCANNER PUB PREVIEW
* Talked about @ Ignite, now here!
* https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/10/25/azure-information-protection-scanner-in-public-preview/

Skype for Business capabilities coming to Microsoft Teams Roadmap

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/Roadmap-for-Skype-for-Business-capabilities-coming-to-Microsoft/ba-p/119636

* More detail on the Skype for Business capabilities that will be coming to
Microsoft Teams.
* Downloadable PDF:
https://skypeandteams.blob.core.windows.net/artefacts/Skype%20for%20Business%20to%20Teams%20Capabilities%20Roadmap.pdf

No Broadcast 10/20/2017

Todd and Doug are both out; sorry, we wanted to have a quick Easter Egg video but ran out of time for that too.  Todd did post the promised Flow we use for who production via Twitter; Check it out via @toddkitta.

See you next week!

– Doug

Office Flash Friday Episode for 2017-10-13

Show Notes

Various Links

* MTC Events – http://aka.ms/mtclive
* MN SharePoint User Group – http://www.sharepointmn.com/Pages/Home.aspx
* O365 MN UG: https://o365mn.org/

Power BI September Service and Mobile Recap

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-service-and-mobile-september-feature-summary/

* Share dashboards to free users with Premium
* Allocate capacities to suit your business needs with v-core pooling
* Instantly scale-up or scale-down capacities with one click
* PubNub block to easily push data into REST APIs
* September update for On-premises data gateway
* Filter reports on the go on Power BI Mobile
* Cross platform Visio support
* Improved load performance for usage metrics

Outlook (iOS and Android)

https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2017/10/09/outlook-ios-android-adding-requested-calendar-features/

* Sync shared calendars
* Manage delegate calendars
* Get your Meetups added directly to your calendar
* Calendar management improvements (private events!!!)

Flow and PowerApps Ignite Videos

https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/ignite-2017-recap/
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/ignite-2017-recap/

Power Apps, Multilingual Apps

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/building-multilingual-apps-in-powerapps/

* Make your existing PowerApps multilingual in a few easy steps!

Power Apps, Multi-valued Listboxes

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/supporting-multi-valued-listboxes-in-powerapps/

* A workaround to provide multi-value selections

EMS Updates

https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/

* VPN Profile
* 1709

Office Flash Friday Episode for 2017-10-06

Show Notes

POWER BI DESKTOP OCTOBER RELEASE
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-october-2017-feature-summary/

Highlights:

* Bookmarking initial preview
* Quick Measures against live SSAS connections
* SAP BW enhancements
* Improved access to help and community content

POWER BI APP RECOMMENDATIONS
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-ai-powered-app-recommendations-getting-the-right-insights-to-the-right-people/

* Machine learning to recommend apps to you

POWER BI EMAIL SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR APPS
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-email-subscriptions-for-power-bi-apps/

FLOW APPROVAL ENHANCEMENTS
https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/all-must-approve-and-onedrive/

* Choice for one or all approvals to proceed
* Configurable timeout

NEW POWERAPPS APPS FOR IOS AND ANDROID
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powerapps-mobile-apps-preview/

* Try out totally rewritten apps in preview

POWERAPPS MANAGEABILITY IN THE ADMIN CENTER
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/view-and-manage-apps-that-your-organization-is-building/

* Update app permissions
* Delete app
* View all data sources
* Coming soon, update app owner

AZURE AD 3 NEW PREVIEW FEATURES
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/10/05/improving-access-control-with-three-new-azure-ad-public-previews/

* Extending Azure AD Privileged Identity Management to include Azure RBAC
roles.
* Automated, periodic access reviews
* Automated Terms of Use administration and reporting

OFFICE PRO PLUS – CHANNEL UPDATES & MANAGEMENT
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/What-s-new-in-Office-365-95c8d81d-08ba-42c1-914f-bca4603e1426?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

* Refresher on the channels:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Overview-of-update-channels-for-Office-365-ProPlus-9ccf0f13-28ff-4975-9bd2-7e4ea2fefef4

AZURE INFO. PROTECTION
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/10/05/azure-information-protection-status-update-september-2017/

* On-demand Webinar: https://info.microsoft.com/ShareprotectedmessageswithanyoneusingnewOffice365MessageProtectioncapabilitiesbuiltontopofAzureInformationProtectionOnDemandRegistration.html
* Review current/preview release features