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Jul 18, 2019

Automate repeated tasks and extend Microsoft Teams to the field with code-free business apps using Microsoft Flow and PowerApps. Aya Tange returns the show to demonstrate what's possible integrating Flow and PowerApps with Microsoft Teams.

Get more information at https://aka.ms/TeamsFlowPowerApps
Watch more shows on Microsoft teams at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXtHYVsvn_b8FEycz7VsKnljYFmtYxnEv

May 22, 2019

A look at the new Windows Autopilot capability called white glove. Whether you run IT for an organization or you're a vendor providing IT service, white glove, allows you to pre-provision applications, policies, and settings for a Windows 10 device, so users can be up and running on a new Windows 10 computer in a few moments. Also, the latest Windows 10 Autopilot features that we've delivered in Windows 10 1809 and beyond.

May 16, 2019

Join us for a quick look at the new and improved Supervision policies in Microsoft 365. Learn how to create policies to help enforce corporate communications policies, monitor risk management, and meet regulatory compliance requirements. Use custom and intelligent policy conditions, such as the offensive language data model, to capture and flag all email and Microsoft Teams communications. Learn how to easily review and classify captured messages with the new management and reporting experience in the Security & Compliance Center.

For more information on Supervision policies in Microsoft 365, follow this link: http://aka.ms/supervision

Apr 30, 2019

Learn everything you need to know about using Microsoft Teams in 15 minutes. Aya Tange from Microsoft Teams walks through the end-to-end user experiences with a full demo tutorial: from chat and collaboration to online meetings and calling capabilities. If you're in IT, we also cover the core set of admin controls for managing Microsoft Teams.

This show was recorded at Microsoft Ignite | The Tour in Amsterdam.

To learn more, check out: http://aka.ms/SuccessWithTeams

Have more questions, check out Aya's Top 10 FAQ: http://aka.ms/TeamsTop10

Apr 1, 2019

Microsoft CVP, Brad Anderson, takes you through the latest updates to support modern experiences across devices with Windows 10 and Office 365.

In this show, Brad demonstrates cold-booting his personal, highly-managed and secured Windows 10 device in under 20 seconds. We'll also show you new options to get to managed remote Windows sessions and apps across devices using the new Windows Virtual Desktop. And we show new streamlined management experiences for Microsoft 365 administrators as well as what you can do to set baseline protections and device configurations quickly using built-in Security Baselines in Microsoft Intune.

To sign up for the Windows Virtual Desktop Preview at:
https://aka.ms/wvdpreview

Enable updates to the Microsoft 365 Admin Center at:
https://admin.microsoft.com

Find out more about application compatibility as part of your shift to Windows 10 and Office 365 at:
https://aka.ms/AppAssure

Find desktop deployment how-to guidance at:
https://aka.ms/HowToShift

Apr 1, 2019

On this show, we’ll take a closer look at Windows Virtual Desktop, now in public preview. See how you can give your users the only Windows 10 multi-session experience virtualized in the cloud and available on any device. Scott Manchester demonstrates how WVD delivers the best Office experience with multi-session virtual scenarios that virtualize persistent storage in a multi-session environment. Keep watching for a sneak peak of the next generation admin experience for WVD in the Microsoft Azure portal.

To sign up for the Windows Virtual Desktop preview, go to:
https://aka.ms/WVDPreview

Mar 5, 2019

Microsoft Information Protection is a family of complementary solutions to help you to discover, classify, protect and monitor your sensitive information, wherever it lives. Whether its on-premises, on devices, or in the Cloud.

Whether you are concerned about protecting the security and privacy of your company data due to regulatory requirements or need to protect specific intellectual property, watch as Gagan Gulati from the Information Protection engineering team at Microsoft demonstrates the latest updates for information protection in Microsoft 365:
- Discover all your data to identify your most sensitive information and ensure the right automated classification and labeling with appropriate controls,
- And take advantage of our risk containment capabilities, including post-breach threat investigation when important data is exposed on your end points

Mar 4, 2019

Harnesses trillions of threat signals from the Microsoft Intelligent Security Graph to secure your workplace using Microsoft Threat Protection. Security CVP Rob Lefferts shows you the unified single consul for visibility of security threats across your identities, endpoints, email, user data, SaaS apps, infrastructure and more. See how this helps build and investigate a connected account of what's going on in your environment. This includes built-in protections and how new AI-powered security playbooks dynamically hardens your environment through automated workflows.

Feb 20, 2019

Explore Progressive Web Apps (PWA), a new class of apps that deliver native platform experiences to enhance performance, resilience, installation, and engagement with apps. Aaron Gustafson, Principal Program Manager from the Microsoft Edge browser team, tells you what PWAs are, shows you where to find them, and explains how to build them. You'll also get a look at the most recent PWA addition: the brand new Office app.

Jan 31, 2019

Lead engineer Iram Arras takes you on a demo-rich tour of updates to Advanced eDiscovery capabilities for Microsoft 365. See how we’ve streamlined and automated organizational search with a central built-in eDiscovery solution. This allows you to hold, search, and review data as you conduct investigations of any type.

Jan 9, 2019

What’s changed for Office client deployment, with Click-to-Run, now the only installation option for Office. See what gets better with the new Office Client Policy Service and the Office Customization Tool...including fast and predictable removal of previously installed MSI packages and how combined with System Center Configuration Manager you get a greatly improved and single integrated process for Office deployment with Click-to-Run. If you’ve deployed Office client for your organization in the past, you’ll know that with previous versions of Office there were two primary paths for installation, you could choose to either deploy a version of Office with MSI packaging or a version of Office using Click-to-Run packaging. Many of you may have chosen to use the MSI package. It’s familiar, had great customization options, and an affinity with volume activation. Moving forward all current versions of Office, including Visio and Project will only use Click-to-Run for installation and with our new tools you can still perform granular configurations.

Jul 25, 2018

Use data from everyday work in Office 365 to boost productivity and engagement. First, we're introducing nudging to MyAnalytics to help you make better decisions about how you collaborate as you get work done in Outlook. Second, we're introducing a teamwork solution in Workplace Analytics which helps organizations use data to build high performing teams.

Join Peter Bergen, Product Manager, Microsoft 365 as he walks you through the updates to MyAnalytics and Workplace Analytics.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
To learn more about Workplace Analytics:
http://aka.ms/WorkplaceAnalytics2018

Subscribe to Microsoft Mechanics YouTube channel:
https://aka.ms/sub2mechanics

Follow us on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/MSFTMechanics

Jul 24, 2018

See the new capabilities to create and stream live events, how you can easily create and publish video content with PowerPoint and Microsoft Stream. And admins, we'll show you updates to controlling who can create channels, upload content, and how Stream supports GDPR compliance.

Join Jeremy Chapman, Director, Microsoft 365 and Vishal Sood from the Stream engineering team as they look at these updates to Microsoft Stream, our intelligent video service in Office 365, and most recently now available on our small business plans, too.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
How to get started with Microsoft Stream:
http://stream.microsoft.com

Subscribe to Microsoft Mechanics YouTube channel:
https://aka.ms/sub2mechanics

Follow us on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/MSFTMechanics

Jul 23, 2018

Get the free version of Microsoft Teams, available now. And with more people using Teams, we’ll show you updates that extend stability and management, including for developers, how you can now bring your Line of Business applications into Teams. And for IT, how scripting options in Teams allow you to build teams and channels at scale, as well as other updates in managing the lifecycle of Teams over time that span team owners and IT. Join Jeremy Chapman, Director, Microsoft 365 and Dan Stevenson, from the Teams Engineering team on this deep look at this useful look at Microsoft Teams.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
Learn more about Teams free:
http://aka.ms/freeteams

Updates to Teams a year on, with Anne Michels:
http://aka.ms/TeamsUpdatesMay18

Docs and code samples for LOB apps in Teams:
http://aka.ms/dev4teams

Learn more on naming conventions:
http://aka.ms/namingpolicies

Teams announcement blog:
http://aka.ms/teamsblog

More about the Skype to Teams features:
http://aka.ms/TeamsUpdatesMay18

Subscribe to Microsoft Mechanics YouTube channel:
https://aka.ms/sub2mechanics

Follow us on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/MSFTMechanics

Jun 1, 2018

Latest updates of Microsoft Teams at the one-year anniversary mark. Watch Anne Michels and Jeremy Chapman show you the Microsoft Teams evolution from a persistent chat-based workspace, to an integrated hub for teamwork with complete meeting and calling capabilities built in. See the new ways to bring your favorite apps into Teams and their updated user experiences. Also, if you're an IT admin, we're going to give you a first look at the unified experience to manage Microsoft Teams, along with Skype for Business going forward.

Links mentioned in this show.
Controls for Teams guest experience: https://aka.ms/teamsguest
Teams calling plan information: https://aka.ms/TeamsCallingPlans
Get started with Microsoft Teams: https://Teams.microsoft.com/Start
Try the first version of the Teams Admin Center: https://admin.teams.microsoft.com

Subscribe to Microsoft Mechanics:
https://aka.ms/sub2mechanics

Follow us on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/MSFTMechanics

May 26, 2018

Recent updates for planning and implementation of GDPR requirements. This video highlights many tools in Office 365 that help IT compliance teams. Including:

• How to search on specific GDPR articles via the Compliance Manager.
• How to respond to data subject request by searching for an identifying data in Office 365.
• Functionality to export personal data from telemetry logs with the new data export feature.
• Simplified ability to permanently delete users data.
• How to assign global privacy contact to deal with privacy issues, such as a data breach.
• How you can get the information you need to complete your data protection impact assessment for Microsoft services.

To learn more check out the new Privacy tab on Service Trust Portal here: https://servicetrust.microsoft.com

Use Compliance Manager to assess the GDPR compliance posture, and to get guidance. Find it here: https://aka.ms/compliancemanager

For more Microsoft Mechanics shows on GDPR, go to: https://aka.ms/OfficeGDPR

May 2, 2018

On this show, we take a tour of recent updates to Microsoft Visio. The team has recently added online editing and viewing capabilities to Visio Online along with integration in Microsoft Teams. You can now add connected Visio diagrams to your Power BI reports and Excel spreadsheets can be used to create and populate your Visio diagrams. Keep watching as we'll even show how Visio can be integrated with mix reality to visualize real-time data feeds in a virtual environment. Mukul Kumar from the Microsoft Visio team will show you how everything works and how to build Visio diagrams online, inside your Power BI reports and using Excel templates.

Apr 30, 2018

Office for Mac tour. A complete look at the latest updates from tailored features for the Mac, such as Touch Bar integration, new capabilities to support teamwork in real time co-authoring with integrative chat. Intelligent experiences for content creation. And if you're an IT admin, we're going to show you how advanced protection and unconditional access also now extend to the Mac.

Apr 25, 2018

If you're looking to develop a strategy on what data to keep or delete inside of your organization, we're gonna walk you through the data retention capabilities in Office 365 Data Governance, with new updates, including the ability to retain your data in Microsoft Teams, event-based retention triggered by specific events, insights and analytics of your daily use in Labels Explorer, and managing your deletion process through disposition review.
Find more info here: aka.ms/DG

Apr 24, 2018

In this demonstration, we'll introduce the new Privileged Access Management capabilities in Office 365, that allows you to control admin privileges within your tenant to prevent rogue admin activity or unauthorized admin access, in event that those credentials are stolen or compromised. Raji Dani from the Office 365 engineering team will explain how it works and how to set it up in your environment to help you move to zero standing access.

Apr 23, 2018

In this demonstration, we'll introduce updates to Multi-Geo Capabilities in Office 365 and show you how to set it up. If you are a multinational organization, Multi-Geo in Office 365 is designed to help you to control where your data resides at a per user level, based on your global data location and compliance needs. With Multi-Geo you can set up data locations before migrating user data to Office 365 or if you have existing Office 365 services, you can move users' data to preferred data locations. In this video, Sesha Mani from the multi-geo engineering team will show you how using controls in the Office 365 admin center or PowerShell.

Apr 23, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandates that individuals have the right of request to understand the personal data held on them, as well as the ability to edit or remove and even transport their data records to a different location.
In this demonstration, we'll show you how new options in Office 365 enable you to respond to these requests, pin-pointing relevant data in a way that's intelligent, collaborative and efficient.

Apr 16, 2018

In this demonstration, we'll introduce the new attack simulator in Office 365 Threat Intelligence. The attack simulator allows you to run realistic simulated attacks against your environment to determine vulnerabilities with your users and determine proactive mitigation. We'll show you how you can simulate a kill-chain using a spear-phishing attack, password spray attack and brute force attack to help you test user behavioral and environment vulnerabilities as well as gather data to ultimately inform user education and information protection policies.

Apr 16, 2018

Microsoft Secure Score is a solution that automatically rates how well you’re leveraging security controls for Office 365 and now Windows 10 in your environment; while making it easy for you to discover and implement the security features and best practices that will advance your organization’s security posture. In this demonstration, Stu Clark from the Office 365 engineering team guides you through how to use Microsoft Secure Score as well as follow and track recommendations as you implement additional security controls.

Mar 6, 2018

In this demonstration, Chris McNulty from the SharePoint team explains recent optimizations in SharePoint to support Enterprise Content Management. From increases to file count and size limits to improved indexing, classification and data protection controls, Chris highlights major platform updates for ECM.

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