O365 Groups Update – Header menu, Planner-Notebook tip

A new and improved header menu is rolling out to Office 365 Groups. I say improvement because much as I like elipses menus (...), they can unintensionally hide good options and features. The new header follows the style of the header in Yammer groups, so when Yammer is integrated into the Office 365 Groups hub of services, navigation will feel mor…

Provision Office 365 Planner Preview

This is a very short post to help get the word out about how to provision Office 365 Planner Preview in their existing tenants. We received a message in the Office 365 Message Centre of our Admin portal detailing how to provision the preview.  The Message Centre message advises Action Required: None. That's not the case, obviously. Follow th…

Brief thought about Planner, Office 365 Groups and Group Creation

Thinking about Office 365 Groups / Planner and controlling Group creation. I know there are valid reasons for controlling who creates Groups. If Planner is closely integrated with Groups and creating a Plan will create a Group, do we really want to restrict who can create Plans? Administrative control is important. But the more you exert control,…