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Everything you need to know about Office 365 – August 2018

It was a busy month for Office updates and if you missed any of them, you can catch up quickly with this post.

Aug 31, 2018 | Shane Young

Microsoft's Making Office 365 Home and Personal Better, Still Can't Buy More Storage

Microsoft is introducing new quality-of-life updates for Office 365 but they still will not let consumers buy more storage.

Aug 30, 2018 | Brad Sams

Proving that Teams Retention Policies Work

You can create an Office 365 retention policy to process Teams channel conversations and personal chats, but how do you prove that the policy is working? As it turns out, the only way is by checking the mailboxes where Teams stores compliance items and the statistics generated by the Exchange Online Managed Folder Assistant.

Aug 30, 2018 | Tony Redmond

Using Office 365 IM Conversation Records for eDiscovery

Teams and Skype for Business Online both capture IM conversation records that can be found by Office 365 eDiscovery (content) searches. All of which is good, but if you ever get around to performing eDiscovery and need this information, you'll find that Skype for Business Online conversation transcripts are easier to use than the individual copies of conversation contributions captured by Teams.

Aug 28, 2018 | Tony Redmond

Microsoft Teams Matches Skype Functionality, Ready For The Road Ahead

Microsoft says that Teams now matches Skype for Business Online's feature set but the company still won't say when they will decommission Skype.

Aug 24, 2018 | Brad Sams

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