On today’s Microsoft Mechanics show, we take a comprehensive look at Power BI—from recent updates with the Power BI desktop tool to a tour of brand new capabilities, including web-based editing, new options to create your own custom visualizations and how to automatically detect patterns in your data.
We take a closer look at the new Skype for Business services as part of today’s Office 365 announcements. Cloud PBX, PSTN Calling and PSTN Conferencing bring phone calling and meeting dial-in capability to Skype for Business. We demonstrate how easy it is to get numbers and configure calling capabilities for your users with Cloud PBX.
The Skype for Business team invites you to participate in the Skype for Business—IT Pro video broadcast series powered by Skype Meeting Broadcast! These biweekly video broadcasts offer IT Pros an opportunity to understand and manage Skype for Business capabilities by bringing timely information on the topics that matter most.
On this week’s show we invite Michael Niehaus from the Windows team to help explain how updates to Windows 10 take advantage of the work you’ve done implementing Office 365 and Azure Active Directory. We also explore the upcoming Business Store and Mobile Device Management for Office 365 capabilities.
Performance improvements in the upcoming release of Exchange Server 2016 are based on running Exchange Online at extreme scale. Much of what we learned has been applied to improving the on-premises version. This week Office Mechanics provides insights into what IT admins can expect in Exchange Server 2016. Exchange team veteran Greg Taylor explains how the on-premises version of Exchange benefits from the cloud-based features and functionality of Exchange Online.