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This week Microsoft announced how Azure Active Directory B2C just got easier, OneDrive Message Center updates for the last half of October, and Microsoft Stream announced data residency in Canada
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The Best Response feature is a component on threads that highlights a particular reply or comment on threads within this community. As the name suggests, it helps users immediately identify the reply which most closely answers or addresses the original post. Only the original asker, Microsoft MVPs, and Microsoft Employees have the ability to mark an answer as Best Response.
We encourage community members to use this feature to help:
Here’s a quick FAQ on the Best Response feature:
Q: How do I know if an answer has been marked Best Response?
A: The best Response is denoted by emboldened text and with a purple checkmark, as well as a purple accent to the thread. (See below)
Q: Can I skip directly to a Best Response?
A: Yes. When in the conversation view, you will see a hyperlink that jumps directly to the best response. This is especially helpful when there are numerous replies
Q: Who can mark an answer as Best Response?
A: The person who asked the initial question (also referred to as the Original Poster or OP), Microsoft Employees, and Microsoft MVPs can mark an answer as Best Response.
Q: How do I mark an answer as Best Response?
A: If you have permission to mark an answer the thread, you will see an option in each reply next to the like button.
Q: What’s the benefit of Best Responses?
A: As well as helping users distinguish solutions, Best Responses are built into our ranking algorithm and helps you move up the ranking system. They are weighed more heavily than standard replies.
Q: Is a thread locked once an answer is marked as a Best Response?
A: No, users can still comment and the Best Response can be applied to a different comment.
Q: How will I know if someone has marked my answer as a Best Response?
A: You will get a notification similar to other community actions.
Feel free to add any additional questions as replies to this thread!
This week Microsoft announced group-based licensing is now generally available for Azure Active Directory, a new device-based subscription service for Microsoft Intune that helps organizations manage devices that are not affiliated with specific users, and updates for Microsoft To-Do.
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This week Microsoft announced updated versions of Office for iPad/iPhone and Android to Office 365 subscribers, the release of various Server 2019 products, and several updates to the Microsoft Tech Community.
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It has been a busy few months here at Microsoft Tech Community HQ with allot of work going on to support new features and functions as well as Microsoft Ignite & the upcoming Microsoft Ignite | The Tour.
We have lots of other ideas and things we want to make better for you but we love to hear your ideas as well, please do share them with us in the Community Ideas board. If you have not already, head on over and let us know what you want to see and help us drive our priorities.
Lastly, let me introduce Koby, my new Springer Spaniel Puppy, he is 14 weeks old and is looking forward to his contributions to the Microsoft Tech Community!
This week Microsoft announced the latest version of Azure Blockchain Workbench, the official release of the MSIX Packaging Tool and Skype Room Systems v2 18.104.22.168.
This week Microsoft announced a global Call for Papers for the 2019 SharePoint Conference, the availability of the Messaging Extension for Confluence Cloud for Microsoft Teams, and a new feature for Microsoft Project called Roadmap.
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This week Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 10, version 1809 for download, new advanced automation capabilities for threat detection, investigation, and response for Office 365 E5, and that Office 365 has earned HITRUST Certification from the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance.
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This week was Microsoft Ignite, with numerous announcements around various products!
This week Microsoft announced a new POPin integration for Microsoft Teams, continued improvements in the Forms experience for all customers by following Microsoft Accessibility Standards (MAS), and the release of Azure Security Center (ASC) official PowerShell Module.
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This week Microsoft announced the addition of Microsoft Ignite to the MSFT Events app, the availability and preview of the new Microsoft 365 Secure Score API, and a new set of step-by-step deployment plans based on the best practices we've learned from working with thousands of customers to successfully roll-out Azure AD.
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This week Microsoft announced new upcoming features in Outlook for Windows, the release of version 2.5 of SharePointDsc, and the availability of SharePoint Online Management Shell from PowerShell gallery.
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This week Microsoft announced three exciting changes to Office 365 consumer subscriptions, the public preview of Azure AD B2B Collaboration support for Google IDs, and a new design of the SharePoint mobile app.
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This week Microsoft announced the completion of the roadmap for bringing Skype for Business Online features and functionality into Teams, upcoming updates to SharePoint hub sites, and an exciting new feature for your most loved scanner app - Office Lens.
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This week Microsoft announced new features in Azure Migrate to support your cloud migration, updates to SharePoint Development guidance for SharePoint Online and on-premises, and the general availability of the Open Up Resources curricula and Microsoft Education free offering for Back to School 2018.
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This week Microsoft announced the Secure DevOps Kit private preview, improvements to Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and self-service password reset (SSPR) that are now in public preview, and updates to simplify and save time for teachers when using OneNote Class and Staff Notebooks inside of Microsoft Teams.
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This week Microsoft announced Version 2.4 of SharePointDsc, the preview of Microsoft Stream powering the live events in Microsoft 365, and a more collaborative web experience for Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business
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This week Microsoft announced the commercial previews of Exchange Server 2019, Skype for Business Server 2019, SharePoint Server 2019, and Project Server 2019.
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This week Microsoft announced Azure Security Center is available in public preview in the subscription experience, a new preview build of Windows Server 2019, and the SharePoint Business Application Partner Program.
This week Microsoft announced Microsoft Teams is now available in a free version worldwide in 40 languages, the public preview of live events within Microsoft Teams, and exciting updates in helping companies move to the cloud with a flexible hybrid approach and cost-effective path to Azure.
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