Newsletter – Episode 58

Episode 58 – April 5, 2016


cool pic New to Office 365 in March — move from Evernote to OneNote, PowerPoint Designer updates and more

This month, Office 365 updates include a tool for migrating Evernote notes to OneNote, enhancements to PowerPoint Designer and new languages supported in Office for Mac and Skype Translator. Also Microsoft Team have updates for commercial customers using Skype for Business, Project Online and Office 365 video. Read on for more.

cool pic Introducing Office 365 Connectors

Whether you are tracking a Twitter feed, managing a project with Trello or watching the latest news headlines with Bing — Office 365 Connectors surfaces all the information you care about in the Office 365 Groups shared inbox, so you can easily collaborate with others and interact with the updates as they happen.

cool pic Apple is selling Microsoft Office 365 as an accessory for the iPad Pro

Apple wants the iPad Pro to replace Windows, and to convince customers it’s bringing in a familiar face or two: Microsoft’s Office Suite. As part of the ordering process for the new iPad Pro, buyers are given the option of adding a subscription for Office 365 — the only non-Apple accessory to appear in the order form.

videos & presentations

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Blocking Malware and Spoof Attacks in Office 365

This is a webcast by Caltaru Mihai on two hot topics: Malware and Spoofing in Office 365.

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[Recording] Unveiling SharePoint 2016 With Microsoft

This is a recording of the webinar about SharePoint 2016 with Bill Baer, Senior Technical Product Manager. Check this out if you missed it!

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PnP Web Cast – How to get started with Office Dev PnP?

In this PnP Web Cast we wanted to do a high level introduction on what the Office Dev Patterns and Practices (PnP) initiative is all about and what are all the different resources avaialble for the field to access and reuse.

blogs & tutorials

Using add-in only / app-only permissions with search queries in SharePoint Online

Previously it was not possible to use search APIs in SharePoint with add-in only or app-only permissions, but this capability has been included in the SharePoint Online and you can use the search APIs now with add-in only or app-only permissions. This is a really interesting capability, which will open up multiple different additional scenarios and there has been pretty high demand for this capability from the community.

How NOT To: Auditing via the workflow history

A short post on why not to use workflow history list and tasks for auditing purposes.

SharePoint to the cloud: Learn how Microsoft ran its own migration

A technical case study showing how Microsoft has performed its internal SharePoint migration to the cloud.

Comparing Office 365 releases to the measured pace of on-premises software

In this post Tony Redmond will help you to gain an understanding of Office 365 release cycles and what’s different from on-premises software releases.

Office 365 data roaming explained

You might not even wonder where your data is located in Office365. It is linked to Azure location, right? As it turns out, your Azure location has nothing to do with Office 365 data such as mailbox locations. Here you will learn how to find out the truth!


Integrating SharePoint and Microsoft’s New Face Identification APIs

Many organizations have pictures of people in SharePoint, from company photos, pictures of customers, etc. These pictures are typically uploaded into image libraries and then manually tagged. The tags allow for searching – without a tag, SharePoint cannot filter or refine the search to find pictures of a specific person. Could we write a piece of software that would grab the pictures from a document library, send the images to the Microsoft Face API, identify the faces found in the pictures and then update the tags automatically? With a little bit of coding, Christopher Woodill built such a demo solution.

SharePoint 101 (Novice Level)

SharePoint Search Runbook – Move Admin Components

In some environments it is necessary to separate admin components and crawl components. The PowerShell commands here may be used to move the admin components to a new server. This process assumes that search components are already running on the new admin servers and also assumes some search components will remain on the old admin servers. Find the detailed guide in this article.

upcoming events & webinars

[REMINDER] The Future of SharePoint

Come celebrate SharePoint and see Jeff Teper, CVP OneDrive and SharePoint, unveil the new vision and roadmap for SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, both on-premises and in the cloud with Office 365. The online event will take place on May 4th, 2016, so be sure to register and add it to your calendar!

European SharePoint & Office 365 Training Week 2016

Join the European SharePoint and Office 365 Training Week on 11-14 April 2016! There will be 4 live webinars filled with practical driven solutions.

People who worked on this episode

Have a good week!

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Best regards,
Belarus SharePoint Community,
Newsletter Founders.

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