Microsoft Ignite is the annual gathering of technology leaders and practitioners. It's four days of visionary discussions and hands-on learning about the latest tools and insights that are driving tomorrow's innovations.
The OnePlace Solutions team was once again thrilled to participate. The event was made extra special for the team as OnePlaceMail won the Microsoft 365 app award - Peoples Choice and 2nd place for Best Integration! What an honor!!! Read all about the OnePlaceMail App and our award win here. Find out about all the winning apps on the Microsoft blog.
With nearly 2000 sessions here are our teams' key takeaways from the event:
Microsoft revealed more of the modern unified search experience across Microsoft 365 including:
Read more here: https://resources.techcommunity.microsoft.com/microsoft-search/
Project Cortex in Microsoft 365 empowers people and teams with knowledge, learning, and expertise, in the flow of their everyday work. It uses AI to automatically classify all your content into topics to form a knowledge network. Project Cortex improves individual productivity and organizational intelligence, helping identify experts on specific topics, and surfacing knowledge through interactive experiences across Microsoft 365, such as in the Office apps, Outlook, and Microsoft Teams. It will be an interesting technology to see keep an eye on as it comes into public preview.
Fluid Framework, a technology for building a new class of shared, interactive experiences on the web for Microsoft 365, will be available to developers through a private preview and to end-users through an example experience in public preview, coming soon. End users will be able to try real-world scenarios to experience instantaneous collaboration that transcends traditional document boundaries and app-specific workflows across the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. Developers will be able to start leveraging the flexibility of the rich component model and adapt these end-user scenarios in new verticals for the organization.
Colin Wood, Product Manager
Private Channels in Microsoft Teams has now been launched. This offers the following benefits:
The only major negative with private channels is the underlying technical architecture used to host private channels. Each private channel spawns a new site collection. For example, if a Team has 10 private channels that one team would create 11 site collections in SharePoint online giving tenant administrators more challenges.
Read more here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/private-channels
Microsoft's vision is for Teams to be the hub of all teamwork and collaboration. They have now launched the rich files experience from SharePoint into Microsoft Teams and OneDrive. This offers the following benefits:
Sensitivity labels in M365 allow you to label content manually or automatically and associate a policy to a label so that it can be secured and protected, or records management policies can be applied to content. Lots of new enhancements were announced at Microsoft Ignite with lots of sessions in this space. Key enhancements include:
This event is always a great way to engage with the Microsoft community and we can't wait to be back next year! To get your tickets for the 2020 event pre-register on the Ignite website.