Newsletter – Episode 45

Episode 45 – December 12, 2015


cool pic SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 and Project 2016 Server have been announced

SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 that has recently been released can be downloaded and full-featured installed for a 180-days trial at the Microsoft Download center.

cool pic Microsoft introduces new Office 365 communications services for businesses

Microsoft has introduced some new Office 365 communications services which will “modernize” voice, video, as well as meeting experiences.

cool pic More services join First Release

Frequent updates are a core benefit of Office 365, helping you provide the latest releases of your favorite apps and services to your organization. With First Release, you can opt in to receive updates earlier than the Standard Release.

cool pic SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 3.1 is available

The SQL Server engineering team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of SQL Server 2016 November public preview release CTP 3.1.

cool pic Microsoft has introduced PowerApps

Microsoft has introduced PowerApps as a unique solution and an enterprise service for innovators everywhere to connect, create and share business apps with a team on any device in minutes.

cool pic What’s new on the Office Roadmap – 2015-12-04

Wictor Wilen shares some exciting updates with us! The Office Roadmap has once again been updated and this time there are quite a few new additions.

cool pic Announcing Office 365 customer security considerations preview

Office 365 Team presents the customer security considerations (CSC) workbook that can be used to facilitate a quick review and implementation of the security controls available in Office 365.

cool pic White Paper Published: Deploying SQL Server 2016 PowerPivot and Power View in SharePoint 2016

The PowerPivot add-in for SharePoint Server 2016 was published for the first time as part of the Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview (CTP) 3.1 Feature Pack. Now customers can take advantage of SharePoint 2016 in their I-enabled farms and benefit from infrastructure advancements, compliance and security enhancements, and numerous performance and reliability improvements.

videos & presentations

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A demo tour of updates to Power BI Pro

Take a look at the latest updates and new features with the Power BI.

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Office 365 admin updates

In this episode of the Microsoft Mechanics, Jeremy Chapman is joined by Lawrence Chiu to take a tour and review Office 365 updates for admin.

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PowerApps + Azure App Service for Developers

This session introduces all of the developer focused features of the new PowerApps service.

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Office Dev PnP Web Cast – JavaScript performance considerations with SharePoint

This PnP Web Cast is focused on JavaScript development performance considerations with SharePoint sites.

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Microsoft IT Showcase webinar

In this webinar you will know how Microsoft IT manages and governs its internal SharePoint environment.

blogs & tutorials

Automating add-in/app installation to SharePoint sites using CSOM

Vesa Juvonen from Micrsofot answers in his blog post the most common questions about add-ins/apps installation and automation of this process.

Enhancements to SharePoint collaboration, Office 365 groups, user profiles, PowerApps and more on the way! (end 2015)

Chris O’Brian, SharePoint MVP, has recently returned from the MVP Summit and European SharePoint Conference and shares in his blog post the summary of what is coming in the SharePoint world.

The State of SharePoint and Office 365 Development: An interview with Jeremy Thake of Microsoft

How much do we actually know about the SharePoint and Office 365 community? Read this interview with Jeremy Thake, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft, about his insights into the future of development with SharePoint and Office 365, how Microsoft is looking to make things easier for developers and how the community plays an important part in their thinking.

SharePoint 2016: What You Need to Know about Zero Downtime Patching

This blog post by Liam Cleary, Microsoft MVP, gives some insights on what the Zero Downtime Patching feature of SharePoint 2016 is about.

SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 Hybrid Scenarios

The article describes new Hybrid capabilities avaialable with SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2.

Office 365 E5 and the new features that you need to know about

Microsoft has released the new Office 365 License (E5), which comes with a whole new range of exclusive features. So what are the main changes that you need to be aware of? Here are some key features that have been added and timeframes for their release in Australia.

Configure DLP in SharePoint 2016 Step by Step Tutorial

As part of the release of SharePoint 2016, and included since Beta 2, Microsoft included Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Capabilities in SharePoint Server.

Enforcing Office 365 identity in Yammer now available

Post was written by Angus Florance, senior product marketing manager for the Yammer team.

[100% JS] Embed Power BI Tiles in SharePoint !

In this article is described how to embed a Power BI tile in a web page, or a SharePoint Page, or whatever can show an iFrame and execute JavaScript.


O365_Logon Module

Mike O’Neill created the PowerShell module to help O365 Administrators sign into their online tenant services using simple PowerShell cmdlets.

SharePoint – Table of Contents jQuery plugin

Stefan Bauer published his table of contents script on github.

ExtensionChrome SP Editor

Create and update SharePoint Online css/js files, inject files to web and manage web properties from Chrome Developer Tools.

SharePoint 101 (Novice Level)

How do I learn more about different SharePoint topics?

Every now and then, someone new starts at the office and needs to start learning SharePoint. Benjamin Niaulin decided to put them together into categories or topics as much as possible.

upcoming events & webinars

Empower and Engage Employees with Knowledge

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 10 PM – 11 PM Minsk time (GMT+3) (view in your time zone).

People who worked on this episode

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Best regards,
Belarus SharePoint Community,
Newsletter Founders.

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