The Microsoft Office 365 blog released their monthly post highlighting updates to Microsoft Teams, security and compliance, Microsoft Forms and more. Below is everything your nonprofit needs to know to take advantage of these new features.
New Classroom Experiences in Microsoft Teams
For Education customers, Teams helps create engaging classroom environments with rich conversations including text, video and voice, as well as custom class themes, stickers and emojis. Educators can also move between planning lessons, creating content and providing feedback with the help of integrated OneNote Class Notebooks, Assignments and Office apps. Lastly, Teams provides a hub for educators and staff to connect with each other outside the classroom (for example, in professional learning communities), all from a single experience within Office 365 for Education.
Related: New Updates to Yammer
Security and Compliance Updates
Windows Information Protection (WIP) support is expanding to Office on Windows desktops. WIP helps prevent accidental data leaks while letting your employees maintain control over their personal data. They can simply designate content created in these apps as “work” or “personal,” so your IT department can protect or remove only business data. Learn more about Windows Information Protection.
Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) now offers enhanced reporting on malicious emails detected and blocked in your organization. New ATP Safe Links policy configurations let you block specific URLs, customize policies for specific people and more.
Previously available for education customers, Microsoft Forms is rolling out for commercial customers, providing a lightweight web tool for creating surveys, quizzes and polls. It helps anybody in your organization easily collect customer feedback, measure employee satisfaction, organize team events and more.
Read the full article at Blogs.Office.com
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