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SharePoint Roadmap: Migration Tool for SharePoint Online Coming

Microsoft's roadmap for its various Microsoft 365 products has been updated, indicating several new features are poised to roll out to SharePoint Online tenancies this month.

Yammer Gets New Life as Microsoft Teams 'Communities' App

As it promised last November at Ignite, Microsoft has refreshed Yammer, releasing it this week as a new Microsoft Teams app called "Communities."

Aging Windows, SharePoint and Dynamics Products Get 6-Month Extension

In response to the "current public health situation," Microsoft is extending the life of many of its key products that were originally slated to reach their support deadlines this year.

Office 365 Groups Gets the 'Microsoft 365' Treatment

In keeping with Microsoft's plan to rebrand most of its Office 365 products, the company announced this week that Office 365 Groups will eventually become "Microsoft 365 Groups."

Power BI Dashboard Lets Orgs Check on Remote Workforce

As offices shift to remote work amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft is giving organizations the ability to gain insights into the productivity of their remote employees.

In Q&A, Microsoft Details Its Plans for Project Cortex

Microsoft talked up its emerging "knowledge network" technology for Microsoft 365, dubbed Project Cortex, in a Q&A this week.

Premium-Level Azure AD Coming to Microsoft 365 Business

Users of Microsoft 365 Business will be able to access Azure Active Directory Premium P1 licensing free of charge, Microsoft said this month.

Microsoft Adds 'Family' and 'Personal' SKUs to Microsoft 365 Line

Microsoft is readying two new consumer editions of Microsoft 365 for release in April.

Some Office 365 Products Getting 'Microsoft 365' Rebrand

On April 21, Microsoft plans to update many of its Office 365-branded products to bear the "Microsoft 365" brand, the company announced Monday.

Coronavirus Shelter-in-Place Rules Boosting Microsoft Services

Microsoft recently shared some statistics on the growth of its services since widespread "shelter-in-place" mandates due to novel coronavirus concerns have taken effect.

Microsoft Axes SharePoint Events as COVID-19 Precaution

Multiple SharePoint-related events this year have been cancelled, postponed or made virtual as a consequence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

How Microsoft Is Managing Higher Microsoft 365 User Demand

As businesses transition their employees to remote work en masse, Microsoft is adjusting the availability of some Microsoft 365 features.

Microsoft Hardware Partners Expand Teams Device Options

Microsoft recently described some devices that hardware partners have developed for the Microsoft Teams collaboration platform, which turned 3 years old this month.

Upcoming Microsoft Teams Features Include Offline Support, Telephony Option

Microsoft recently announced several enhancements to the Microsoft Teams collaboration platform that will be "available later this year."

Microsoft Extends Mover Tool to Microsoft 365 Users

Mover, Microsoft's free cloud-to-cloud migration tool, is "now available to Microsoft 365 customers worldwide," Microsoft announced earlier this month.