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Microsoft Teams Adoption Hub launched

A new resource hub for Microsoft Teams Adoption was launched. It provides supportiv material for users and guidiance in your company.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/MicrosoftTeams/adopt-microsoft-teams-landing-page

The hub will be improved over time so stay tuned and take a look around to see what’s new.

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What’s new in managing Microsoft Teams 11-2018?

Microsoft announced a few helpful and nice new features regarding administration of Teams. First of all, there are admin roles to manage different parts of Teams, e.g. 

  • Teams Service Administrator: Overall Teams admin
  • Teams Communication Administrator: Meetings/calling admin
  • Teams Communication Support Engineer: Advanced call analytics admin.
  • Teams Communication Support Specialist: Basic call analytics admin.

Additionally, you’ll be able to manage all of your (enterprise) Teams by using the Teams Admin Center. Pretty nice feature.

For automation Microsoft added also some new features to the Graph API. These now enable you as administrator to manage and automate the Teams lifecycle! You can …

  • … provision large groups
  • … automatically create a team space as well as channels
  • … deploy apps in a team space and channels  

For details and more information you can read the details on the blog post by Microsoft (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/New-Provide-a-great-Teams-experience-with-improved-manageability/ba-p/288059). Also take a look on the dev tutorials referenced in Microsoft’s blog post video.

News from Teams and SFB from Ignite 2018

Last week (24. – 28. of September 2018) Microsoft Ignite 2018 took place in Orlando, FL, USA. There were several news and announcements regarding intelligent communication based on Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business (Server) and related technology and services.

You can find a link list of interesting sessions regarding Teams and Skype for Business, here and of course you can watch the recordings of the sessions on demand, if available.

In case you wan a bulk download of the contents, there is a useful PowerShell script you can get from the TechNet Script Gallery.

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