Show 36 - Part 1: Latest news including renaming of SharePoint domains, some more focus in Teams and smiling in China

After a brief interlude last week, we are back with a quick fire 1-2 to keep you going through the year. Al, Kevin and Garry chat about the latest news with some great new features and intriguing new possibilities.


Rename your SharePoint domain - SharePoint in Microsoft 365 | Microsoft Docs

 Universal Actions in Adaptive Cards on Microsoft Teams

Introducing Headspace, a new focus mode, and quiet time settings with Microsoft Viva Insights - Microsoft Tech Community

Power Platform

Announcing the general availability of Power Apps component framework for Canvas Apps

Canvas source code tool integrated with Power Platform CLI

Announcing Power Query dataflows for Dataverse in Teams (preview)

Read NFC tags with Power Apps on iOS and Android

 SharePoint – Adding ‘Time to read’ to modern pages – Alex's SharePoint Blog (


Other M365

 Bringing Visio to Microsoft 365: Diagramming for everyone 

Meet the new Microsoft Whiteboard designed for Hybrid Work


Viva/Employee Experience

Canon require employees to smile to get in!

China’s tech workers pushed to their limits by surveillance software | Financial Times 


Viva AMA

Ask the Microsoft Viva team anything on June 23! - Microsoft Tech Community



30th June - Microsoft 365 Security & Compliance User group

June 2021 | Meetup

24th June - What's next for Windows?

Microsoft Windows Event - Watch the June 24 LIVE stream


South Coast Summit

  • Including pre conference days on sharing is caring, security and compliance and Microsoft Viva among others