Azure AD Automated Expiration for Office 365 Groups is now in Public Preview

Azure AD Automated Expiration for Office 365 Groups is now in Public Preview

One of the coolest collaboration features in Office 365 is Office 365 groups. Your employees can create these groups on the fly and use them to collaborate with their co-workers on projects, sharing team documents, emails and calendars. These groups are easy and fast to create and judging by their usage telemetry, they are VERY popular.

Manage who can create Office 365 Groups

Manage who can create Office 365 Groups

Because it's so easy for users to create Office 365 Groups, you aren't inundated with requests to create them on behalf of other people. Depending on your business, however, you might want to control who has the ability to create groups. Why do this?

This article gives you the steps to turn off the ability to create groups in all Office 365 services that use groups: Outlook, Planner, SharePoint, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams.

Yammer and Office 365 Groups

Yammer and Office 365 Groups

Yammer now integrates with Office 365 Groups. This means that group experiences in Yammer will get access to Office 365 services, such as SharePoint Online, OneNote and Planner.

Yammer and Office 365 Groups
Yammer has begun to integrate into the Office 365 Groups service for networks that meet the eligibility criteria detailed below.

Plan your permissions strategy

Plan your permissions strategy

An effective permissions strategy will enhance the manageability and performance of your site, ensure compliance with your organization’s data governance policies, and minimize the cost of maintenance for you and your organization.

Why strategize?
Most websites are created speedily, with the aim of solving a particular problem or getting a specific set of information to people who need it quickly.

What is Microsoft Forms?

What is Microsoft Forms?

With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see results as they come in. When you create a quiz or form, you can invite others to respond to it using any web browser, even on mobile devices. As results are submitted, you can use built-in analytics to evaluate responses.

Digitize your work place one photo at a time with intelligent search in OneDrive

Digitize your work place one photo at a time with intelligent search in OneDrive

A picture is worth a thousand words, and now your images uploaded to OneDrive can be just that with our new intelligent detection and search functionality.Taking notes is much harder than snapping a photo with your phone. It's a great way to document a meeting or site visit; the whiteboard image tells the story of shared construction and development.

View usage data for your SharePoint Online site

View usage data for your SharePoint Online site

As a SharePoint Online site owner, you can view information that shows you how users are interacting with your site. For example, you can see the number of people who have visited the home page, how many new items were added to your site, and a list of files that have received the most views.

New business apps in Office 365 Business Premium help you run and grow your small business

New business apps in Office 365 Business Premium help you run and grow your small business

To make Office 365 more valuable for your small business, we are announcing three new applications coming to Office 365 Business Premium:

Microsoft Connections—A simple-to-use email marketing service.
Microsoft Listings—An easy way to publish your business information on top sites.

Now available: Outlook add-in to schedule meetings in Microsoft Teams

Now available: Outlook add-in to schedule meetings in Microsoft Teams

How it works

In your calendar view in Outlook, you will now see a new button called “New Teams Meeting.” Clicking this button opens a new Outlook invite that includes the coordinates for your Microsoft Teams meeting, which you can customize with your meeting details.

Introducing Microsoft 365

Introducing Microsoft 365

To address the commercial needs from the largest enterprise to the smallest business, we are introducing Microsoft 365 Enterprise and Microsoft 365 Business.

Microsoft 365 Enterprise is designed for large organizations and integrates Office 365 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise and Enterprise Mobility + Security to empower employees to be creative and work together, securely.