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Azure AD Automated Expiration for Office 365 Groups is now in Public Preview

Howdy folks, One of the coolest collaboration features in Office 365 is Office 365 groups. Your employees can create these groups on the fly and use them to collaborate with their co-workers on projects, sharing team documents, emails and calendars. These groups are easy and fast to create and judging by their usage telemetry, they...

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An update to Azure AD Conditional Access for Office.com

Howdy folks, Today I’m writing to provide some background about a change in how conditional access policies will soon be enforced when users access Office.com. Notifications about this change have been sent out, but several of you have asked for additional details. What’s changed? On August 24th, a change will roll out that requires users...

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Update 1706 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview Branch – Available Now!

Hello everyone! We are happy to let you know that update 1706 for the Technical Preview Branch of System Center Configuration Manager has been released. Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available. This month’s new preview features...

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Post Enterprise Mobility + Security Tweet Chat Q&A

A few weeks ago, the Enterprise Mobility Team hosted a Tweet Chat about managing mobility for Office365. It was great to have this dialogue with folks across our community, and a few people asked for our team to summarize the Q&A. So, here are the questions we received during the Tweet Chat. If you have...

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Why Office 365 customers need to consider Enterprise Mobility + Security

Office 365, apart from being the global standard for productivity, provides built-in fundamental management and security capabilities to help protect your company data as you embrace mobility and cloud. If you are responsible for providing a great end user computing environment for your organization, you are facing other changes such as: New types of users...

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Conditional Access “limited access” policies for SharePoint are in public preview!

Howdy folks, Enabling productivity while securing data is the fine line IT pros walk today, and having the right tools to do it makes it that much easier. In the past, employees working from their personal devices was a recipe for leaked data. But not anymore! Working with the SharePoint team, we’ve created a great...

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Announcing the public preview of Azure AD group-based license management for Office 365 (and more)!

Howdy folks, One of the top requests we hear from Azure AD and Office 365 is for richer tools to manage licenses for Microsoft Online Services like Office 365 and the Enterprise Mobility + Security. Admins need easier tools to control who gets a product license and which services are enabled. Some customers have even had to delay service roll-outs as they struggled to...

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“Lunch Break” deleted scenes: How to Fix Flat-lining Productivity & Why Azure Stays Competitive

Today Season 3 starts to wrap up with the first in a pair of outtakes episodes – it’s all the best stuff we couldn’t fit into the other shows, but it’s just too good to leave on the cutting room floor. In this episode, I talk with Jim Fowler, (CIO, General Electric), Paul Fipps (CIO & EVP, Under...

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