Monthly Archives: January 2018

No OFF for January 26, 2017

Due to schedules, Doug and Todd will not be available for Office Flash Friday this Friday (1/26/2017). Please hit them up on Twitter if you have anything you want them to cover!

@toddkitta
@dsplinter

Office Flash Friday Episode for 2018-01-19

Show Notes

Power BI Developer Update for January
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-developer-community-january-update/

* Embed updates: embed single visual, custom layout, tile embed enhancements,
phased loading of embedded content
* Life-cycle updates: update report, tile & dashboard RLS support
* ARM PowerShell for Azure

Flow Updates
https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/o365-profile-infobip/
* Updates for Office 365 users (profile, photo)
* Append to string variables
* New Infobip connector (voice calls, SMS)

PowerApp Update: Row limit for non-delegable queries
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powerapps-data-row-limit-for-non-delegable-queries/

* Previously, only 500 rows would come back from non-delegable queries
* Value can now be configured to go up to 2,000 (500 is still default)

GARTNER REPORT ON IMPACT OF TEAMS/SKYPE VISION
https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2017/12/14/gartner-report-microsofts-new-vision-for-communications-and-collaboration-in-office-365/
* Good business read on considerations for the move to Teams

Office Flash Friday Episode for 2018-01-12

Show Notes

ONE MORE TIME – SECURESCORE AND COMPLIANCE MANAGER
* https://securescore.office.com
* https://servicetrust.microsoft.com

MCAS+AIP – AUTOMATICALLY APPLY LABELS TO SENSITIVE FILES IN CLOUD APPS
https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2018/01/10/automatically-apply-labels-to-sensitive-files-in-cloud-apps/

* Integration between Azure Information Protection and Microsoft Cloud App Security for providing enhanced data protection
* Public Preview announcement

DEMO: BUILDING A BETTER SECURITY VIEW WITH TEAMS
* Make a better view for your Security Team (or other groups) using MS Teams

Power BI Desktop January Release
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-january-2018-feature-summary/

Highlights:

* Show/hide pages
* Top N in Q&A
* Several new custom visuals
* AAD Support for Azure SQL Database and Data Warehouse

PowerApps Custom Visual for Power BI
https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powerbi-powerapps-visual/
https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/from-insights-to-action-with-the-power-apps-custom-visual/

Enable writeback in your Power BI solutions! Enough said!

Office Flash Friday Episode for 2018-01-05

Show Notes

Intune Management for Macs GA

https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/12/14/microsoft-intune-and-jamf-pro-better-together-to-manage-and-secure-macs/

Modern Android Management

https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/12/19/modern-android-management-with-microsoft-intune/

Flow Updates

https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/outlook-connector-more/

* Export Outlook email as a file
* Forward Outlook email
* Mark Outlook email as read
* New connectors: Azure Container Instances, Azure Kusto, Metatask, Microsoft
To-Do, Plumsail Documents
* Create, Delete, and Update operations now supported for PostgreSQL and
Teradata

Microsoft Flow Analytics Announcement

https://flow.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-microsoft-flow-analytics/

* Get insights into how your Flow is running
* Runs by day, total runs, trend
* More coming around errors

Power BI Data Gateway December Update

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/on-premises-data-gateway-december-update-is-now-available/

December Power BI Desktop mashup engine and bug fixes/improvements.

Educational Resources in the Microsoft Graph API Beta

https://dev.office.com/blogs/announcing-the-beta-release-of-the-microsoft-graph-apis-for-educational-resources

* Roster data (classes, students, teachers)
* Assignments supporting integration with Microsoft Teams
* Roster sync APIs