Some interesting announcements during the last week informed us about Yammer getting better at compliance and a new Office 365 connector. I’m not so hot on the bots, though. In other news, MyAnalytics has an unexplained love for Internet Explorer and the topic of password trimming and the Office 365 maximum password length caused some confusion – at least for one administrator! And some news about an interesting Exchange 20th anniversary video and a VDI collaboration project between VMware and Microsoft for Skype for Business rounds out the week.
Microsoft has made a big thing about the one-click option in the Exchange Online Administration Center (EAC) to convert a traditional email distribution group to an Office 365 Group. However, the option only works for groups that consist of Exchange Online mailboxes.
Microsoft has put a huge amount of emphasis on Office 365 Groups as the basis for team-based collaboration for its cloud service. Collaboration often requires input from external people and that hasn’t been possible until now. The announcement of external user support for Office 365 Groups is welcome, even if it is restricted in part.
Microsoft has announced the release of Enterprise State Roaming for Windows 10 business customers and we dive into what this feature offers.
Russell Smith explains how Microsoft’s new Azure AD B2C service can help reduce identity management costs for businesses looking to engage with customers.
Aidan Finn shows you what you need to know about creating new user accounts in Azure Active Directory and how to give them administrator rights.
Aidan Finn provides step-by-step instructions for adding a custom DNS domain to Azure Active Directory to match your on-premises domain name.