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Shared Computer Activation for Office in Microsoft 365 Business

May 1st, 2019
Shared Computer Activation for Office in Microsoft 365 Business

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft 365 Tech Community blog.

We are excited to announce the ability to enable shared computer activation for Office by Microsoft 365 Business subscribers

Normally, users can install and activate the Office 365 Business Client only on a limited number of devices, such as 5 PCs. Using the Office 365 Business Client with shared computer activation enabled doesn't count against that limit.

Azure resources to assess risk and compliance

April 29th, 2019
Azure resources to assess risk and compliance

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure blog.

This blog post was co-authored by Lucy Raikova, Senior Program Manager, Azure Global – Financial Services.

It is vital for our customers in the Financial Services Industry to deliver innovation and value to their customers while adhering to strict security and regulatory requirements.

QnA Maker updates – April 2019

April 25th, 2019
QnA Maker updates – April 2019

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure blog.

We are excited to provide several updates for the QnA Maker service. To see previous releases for Conversational AI from Microsoft in March, see this post.
New Bot Framework v4 Template for QnA Maker
The QnA Maker service lets you easily create and manage a knowledge base from your data, including FAQ pages, support URLs, PDFs, and doc files.

Mail flow insights (wave 2) will soon be available in O365 Security & Compliance Center

April 24th, 2019
Mail flow insights (wave 2) will soon be available in O365 Security & Compliance Center

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Exchange Team blog.

As you might have previously read, we released the first wave of mail flow insights last year (here is the original announcement).

Admins can use the mail flow dashboard in the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center to discover trends, insights, and take actions to fix issues related to mail flow in their Office 365 organization.

Save time with intelligence that works for you in Outlook on the web

April 12th, 2019
Save time with intelligence that works for you in Outlook on the web

Originally posted on Microsoft Community

You’ve heard Office has been adding intelligent technology across the suite to help you stay ahead of threats and keep you in the flow of work. We’ve also been working in Outlook to deliver intelligence that will help you stay organized and get things done.

Azure AD Password Protection is now generally available!

April 12th, 2019
Azure AD Password Protection is now generally available!

This article was originally posted by Alex Simons in the Azure Active Directory Identity Blog.

Howdy folks!

Many of you have already been using Azure AD Password Protection in public preview. Azure AD Password Protection allows you to eliminate easily guessed passwords and customize lockout settings for your environment.

The new Microsoft 365 admin center available today

April 12th, 2019
The new Microsoft 365 admin center available today

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft 365 blog.

Today’s announcement is a guest post from Tiffany Treacy, product management General Manager for Microsoft 365 administration.

Today, we’re pleased to announce that the new Microsoft 365 admin center will become the default experience for all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 admins.

Microsoft Teams

April 10th, 2019
Microsoft Teams

There has been a lot of buzz circling Microsoft Teams since its official launch on March 14th, 2017 after having been in beta since November 2nd, 2016.

So, what is Teams? Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, described Teams as "a chat-based workspace…designed to facilitate real-time collaboration while building up the institutional knowledge of a team.