Microsoft 365 admin center: Configure your Zero Trust security model with a new guide

We’ll add a guide to the Advanced deployment guides page that will help you implement the Zero Trust security strategy. This strategy recommends that you verify explicitly, use least privilege access, and assume breach. You’ll use Zero Trust to help secure identities, endpoints, data, apps, infrastructure, and networks.

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Microsoft 365 admin center: Adoption Score People Experiences: Organizational Messages for Communication and Content Collaboration

Organizational messages for selected people experience categories in Adoption Score will enable IT admins to help users understand how to get more from Microsoft 365 using targeted in-product notifications. We will be releasing new organizational messages for Communication and Content Collaboration experiences, backed by Microsoft’s commitment to user level privacy.

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Microsoft 365 admin center: Adoption Score People Experiences: Group level aggregates for Communication, Mobility & Collaboration

We are adding group level aggregates to Adoption Score people experiences across Communication, Content Collaboration and Mobility. Group information can be viewed across five Azure Active Directory attributes- Company, Department, Country, State and City. For group level aggregate information to be displayed, the capability must be enabled by a Global Administrator and a minimum of 10 users must be included in a group to ensure that individual users cannot be tracked.

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Microsoft 365 admin center: Adoption Score – New insights and page redesign for the ‘Meetings’ People Experience category

We are releasing an updated meetings page with new insights and data on pre, during and post meeting features under people experiences in Adoption Score. The new page will have an updated scoring logic and will provide transparency on which recommended practices affect your score, which recommended practices show the most significant growth and also areas for improvement.

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Microsoft 365 admin center: Adoption Score People Experiences: Group level aggregates for Meetings and Teamwork

We are adding group level aggregates to Adoption Score people experiences for Meetings and Teamwork. Group information can be viewed across five Azure Active Directory attributes – Company, Department, Country, State and City. For group level aggregate information to be displayed, the capability must be enabled by a Global Administrator and a minimum of 10 users must be included in a group to ensure that individual users cannot be tracked.

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Microsoft 365 admin center: Relevance recommendation for Message Center posts

The new relevance recommendation in Message Center will help you determine how relevant a change is to your tenant. The recommendation (high, medium, or low) will be determined based on multiple factors, such as service usage and the type of change.

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Microsoft 365 admin center: Relevance recommendation for Message Center posts

The new relevance recommendation in Message Center will help you determine how relevant a change is to your tenant. The recommendation (high, medium, or low) will be determined based on multiple factors, such as service usage and the type of change.

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Microsoft 365 admin center: Health Dashboard

Designed for small and medium-sized organizations, this dashboard pulls together information about the total health of your Microsoft 365 environment, including service status, number of devices that are current with Office updates, critical alerts, and adherence to security best practices.

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Microsoft 365 admin center: GroupID to be hidden by default in Microsoft 365 active user reports

We will be hiding the ‘GroupID’ variable in the Groups activity section of the Active users Microsoft 365 Services and Active Users Microsoft 365 Apps reports. The reports can be accessed by going to the Microsoft 365 admin center and selecting Reports – Usage – ‘Active users – Microsoft 365 Services’ or ‘Active users – Microsoft 365 Apps’ – Groups activity. ‘Group ID’ is shown in Column R in the csv file when ‘export’ is selected.

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Microsoft 365 admin center: Reports in the Admin Center – API available to manage user, group, and site names

An API will be released that helps Global Administrators change how user, group, and site names are displayed in the Microsoft 365 admin center based on their organizations privacy practices without having to manually change the setting in Org Settings – Reports.

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