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us a big thumbs up. All right let’s get to the show. Welcome back to another episode
of Teams On Air. I’m your host Delanda Coleman, and today I have my first guest
on Teams On Air. This is actually
your third appearance here today, isn’t it?>>My third appearance.>>Yes.>>What?>>The podcast studio, remember?>>Of course. Yeah, that’s right. You dragged me in to talk about this stuff at
Enterprise Connect.>>That’s right.>>That’s right, but
no one knows who I am. So, you know this is all.>>They know who you are, but for the 10 or 20 people out there
who don’t know who you are, please tell us what you do at Microsoft and how long
you’ve been here doing it.>>So, name is Jamie Stark. I have been in Microsoft
for 11 or 12 years, and I started off in
sales organisation, helping customers, figure
out what they need to do with different
technologies. Pretty quickly, I found
my way into marketing, and then spent a good chunk
of time looking after the voice workload for
Skype For Business, and before that it
was called Lync, and before that it was called Office Communications Server
and before that.>>Live Communications Server.>>I wasn’t there
during that time. Right to delta between Live Communications Server and the first Office
Communications Server, I got to hop onto that
to the crazy train. Then about a year ago, came over to the
engineering organisation to start building stuff. Now, I’m in the Microsoft Teams
Engineering Organisation, and a part of
the group that thinks about all the stuff or IT pros. We spend a lot of time with teams thinking about
the end user experience, and how it can help
with productivity, and how it can help with groups, and it really is
transformational. Like there is so much that
you can do with this product, and I happen to work with the development organisation that is located in
Vancouver in Canada. So, everything that we do, all of our specs,
all of our work, all our questions about how
to think through stuff, our collaboration with
the broader organisation, all that happens through Teams. But obviously, we need
to provide for admins the ability to kind of
policy and manage and to look after all that capability, because different
companies are going to have different kind of business requirements for
the way that these tools operate within
their organisation. So, that’s the set of tools that we’re building for IT pros, to come in and kind of policy, and administer, and manage, and do all the stuff
that they need to do. So that way, Teams works
best for their org.>>So, when you guys are writing your specs and designing
this new experience, what are the problems
that you and pain points that administrators have that you want to help solve?>>Probably the biggest
thing that from a Teams’ perspective
that we look after, is that in the past with Teams, you would have the ability to make changes to the way
the Teams operates, but those changes are
across the entire tenant, or across the entire
organisation. So, if you, for example, wanted to add the ability to let people do fun gif messages in
their chats and stuff, you could turn that on, but
it will be on for everybody, and that may not be appropriate
for your business, right? You may want to say, “Oh, hey,
I want to have some folks have one experience and other folks have a
different experience.” That’s one of the key things
that we’re bringing in to the new administration experience here with Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business admin center, is to be able to allow customers to really tune that experience
down to a per user level. So, instead of having settings always operate at the tenant,
now we can say, “Hey, the lawyers in New York, they need to have
a different set of experiences than the developers in
Canada.”, for example.>>Perfect, and so
this new modern experience or update experience for
administering Cornell can be applicable down to a person or a group of people or an
organisation, et cetera.>>So, yeah. So, I can
say stuff like, hey, I want to have a policy
that impacts everybody, and that’s kind of
a default or global policy, and then I want to extract from that group of users and I’m going to treat
them differently, and I’m going to have
a different kind of experience for that group. So, we’re still very early on in what we’re doing with
the new Admin Center, but we’re really
excited about it. There’s is a type
of capability that we’ve already brought to bear, and much more that’s going
to be coming down the lines.>>Okay, good. Now what about, so that’s administering and setting policies on user basis, what about reporting, is
the reporting isolated?>>Yeah. So, today, there’s a bunch of
different tools that are there for reports in Office 365, you can have reports in
the Office 365 Admin Center. There’s kind of
specific call quality reports that we put out for both Skype For
Business and Teams, and then specifically, if you wanted to look into
a single call, there’s a call analytics
capability as well. So, all of these disparate
reporting solutions exist in different policies, we’re working to bring
all of those together within the new admin console. We’re not there quite yet. We’re reporting as one of the things we’re going
to be looking at next, but the end goal is that whether it’s manageability,
or administration, or kind of monitoring
you’re tended over time, want to have all
of those functions be available in a single place. The Single Pane of
Glass is the kind of commentary that’s used
around the industry, and that’s really what
we want to provide. There’s some sensitivity
of course to make sure that things that are
common across Office 365, those still exist in
the Office 365 Admin Center. But anything that
you need to do with respect to Teams or
Skype For Business, we should be able to have that operational within
the new Admin Center.>>Okay, perfect. Well,
let’s get into the show and tell portion of
today’s episode.>>There’s a show
and tell portion.>>Yes.>>Really? Okay.>>Jamie has so
graciously accepted my request to give us a demo of what the admin
portal looks like. So, take it away.>>Okay. So, this is when I log in to
the new admin portal, this is what you’re going to see, I roll into a dashboard. Now the dashboard is pretty
slim down at this point, but the idea is over time, we want to have lots
of data elements, we want to have lots
of different types of reporting that are available
within the dashboard. But today, I’ve got
the ability to kind of see some basic information
about my organisation. I can do a quick search
across my tenant for users. Then I’ve got some,
down here the bottom, some links out to some great help articles
and training for administrators about what
happens with Microsoft Teams. So, for example, with
the User Search, if I really quickly want
to do a substring search, here I can very quickly type in somebody’s name, and I
can have them come up, and I can bang onto
their user account, and then I can instantly drop
into their user account. Then if I head back
to that dashboard, you’ll see that
my recent search results are there or I can go and I can drop into the whole list of users that I
have in the tenant. One of the things that we
heard from customers is that, I want to reduce friction in
having really common tasks, and so one of those
common tasks maybe, hey, I want to get into a
user and I want to go and see what their
configuration is about. So, this is one way
that I can really quickly go and do that. So, if I go and do
a search for Molly, again Molly shows up super quick and then I can
bounce right into, this is her detail page, that kind of shows all the information that we have
about her as a user.>>Yeah. So, and in
the case of like maybe a very high profile person
in the organisation, you can quickly look them up, look at their policies, and make changes to that particular user right on the fly.>>Absolutely. So, one
of the things that we did when we first
started off here is I hid the navigation bar to give a little more space
to the main area, but I can go ahead and blow out the navigation
bar as well, and then you can kind of see
all the different functions that are available within
the admin console right here. So, this is our dashboard. Then if I want to
go click on Users, so this is the list of all the users that I
have in the tenant. Now, I clicked to users
and they just showed up instantly like this
because it’s cached, it’s because I was looking
around here earlier and so, when you’re often doing
this for your own talent, yeah, they’ll be
a little spanner, and you’ll probably
see the spanner in some other areas here, as we’re going to
getting data from the back end and then having
that rendered up here. We also have a great
sub-string search up here too. So, if I just type a couple of characters, let’s try Alex. Then I can again
be very quickly go from all the users
in my tenant down to the one that I’m interested in.>>Or all the users
that have the work named Alex and their name.>>Yeah. Absolutely.>>Okay.>>Yeah. So, let me see
if I can get one that has the sub-string search where
I had a couple of people, and no, looks like everybody has cam in
there in their title. That’s funny, let’s try.>>Americans.>>Let’s try it. So, probably I’m not going
to get lucky at guessing. But one of the other cool things that we do across this search is that we’ll also do searches
across phone numbers too. So, all of the
different data elements that you see on the screen, like those are all available for us to be able to do searches on. In addition, if I just want to try to grab
a cohort of users, now I’ve got the ability to take my entire user list and
then filter it as well. And so, the filtering is actually pretty robust so I can go and I can set up a bunch
of different areas within, a bunch of different data
elements that we have.>>Yeah.>>Within the data structure
and then have that be filtered out to and I can just get the list
of folks that I need.>>So, I can go in and look for all the Smiths in California?>>Yeah right. Exactly. Or
I could look for all of the other users in New York who have a particular policy
assigned to them.>>Awesome.>>Yeah, totally.
It’s a way to be sensitive to the fact that
we know that we’ve got customers that have tons of users in their tenant and
we want to be able to have a really quick way to get to the right users or to get to the right groups and
the right cohorts.>>That’s great. So,
this is a great segue to policy management. Tell me how do I create a policy? How do I apply them to a
user or to a group of user?>>Yeah, totally.
So, I’m going to flip over the messaging policies. And so, the first thing is that, we are going to have
policies that cover nearly every aspect of teams. So, generally we think about it and from a workloads
perspective or I think about chat messaging
and meetings and voice. There are more policies
than that but those are kind of generally the big buckets that we think of them in. The initial release of
the new Admin Center is just focus on the
messaging policies today. And in the coming quarter, we’re going to be
rolling out meetings and voice as well to
where you’ll be able to have the ability to create
policy and assign those to users at a per user basis. So, let’s bring up
this exact messaging policy and so you see this
is one that has already been created
in the system. I can give it a quick
description and then here are all the different settings that are around the concept
of messaging, right? So for example, here
with our executives, we are saying that
they’re allowed to use Giphy’s and conversations. But right now their content
rating is set to moderate. So, maybe those of you
that aren’t familiar. I’m old and so Giphy’s are, I’m probably pronouncing
it wrong or, but Giphys are Giphy images that you can have in your chats.>>Right.>>And they’re funny
and they’re fun for team feeling, having
inside jokes.>>For me it’s just adding personality to the conversation. And so, I think Giphys express so much
more than words can.>>That’s right. And
because they can express the totality of
the human experience, we want to be able to have some ability to provide IT prose, some sense to be
able to policy that. And so, you can have that, be very strict meaning, the content that you’re
allowed to have in Giphys safe for all different
types of audiences.>>Rating G.>>Right. Yeah.
That’s a good way. that’s a good way
to think about it. That’s a little US centric, I think that the rest
of the world is slightly different
movie ratings. But yeah, absolutely. So, this is more appropriate
for all audiences.>>Alright.>>Moderate is probably
getting a little racy, but I guess we’re going
to trust our Execs here. A wanted to say that our Execs have no restrictions
and they can use some more interesting
Giphys and fully express what they’re looking
to express in good form.>>Right. Okay, great.>>In great form. And so, when you notice when I
tickle that setting, that the Apply button came on
and so now I can hit apply. Now, I’m going to go and make that setting at
the back end and you see. Hey, success, this item has
been successfully updated. So, that way when I go
back into Exec I can see. Yeah, all right. Great.
Giphys are not restricted.>>That’s great. So,
now every time we have a new executive come onto
the leadership team, as part of his user
administration we can assign him the executive
chatting policy.>>Let’s do that. So, let’s
go on here and let’s set their teams messaging policy
onto Exec. We hit apply. And so now this user
that I clicked into. Now their policy is
assigned successfully. So, the structure of
product marketing, now they get to
Giphys with the Exec.>>Nice! Great.>>There’s lots of information that’s here on
the user detail card. I can just directly
drop into a phone call, an e-mail or send a chat via directly from
the links up here. I see the user has
assigned phone number, I see their email address. This directory status,
user created online. All that means is, if the users object to Office
365 was born in the cloud, was initially created
Office 365 or that user was originally created in an on premises Active
Directory and then synced up to Office 365. And this particular
user happens to have their Conference Bridge
information set up and so we can go and we can
configure the way that their Conference Bridge
stuff happens. Okay. And so, you
can see here I’ve got the user that
currently set up in Anchorage and if I wanted to I could go and I could
change them to any of the other phone numbers that are set up within the
Conference Bridge. And then similarly,
there’s there’s the ability within conferences to dial out to external parties. And so, if I don’t want to allow those dial outs
or I want to allow those just for domestic versus
domestic international calls.>>Right. So, then
those policies that not only allow you to
say what they can do, but it can also you help
you control your costs for particular users.>>Absolutely.>>This is fantastic. So, I love the fact
that we can do this. What are some of the other
capabilities that we can do?>>So, we talked about some of the Conference
Bridge capabilities. So, I’m going to go
and jump into that. So, one of the things that’s important to remember is that this is the Admin Center for both Skype for Business
and for Microsoft Teams. And there’s a lot of shared fundamental
infrastructure between these two products and dialing conferencing
is one of those. I know audio conferencing is
near and dear to your heart.>>Yes.>>And so, here is
where we have all of the different numbers that are set up for
dialing conferencing. And then I can go and configure the settings for
the bridges broadly, meaning I’m setting the pin and whether or not when
somebody exits, whether we’re speaking
the name of the person who’s entering or exiting or
just providing a tone. So, that’s a setting
that exists across all of the different dialing bridges
but I can also go and, let me find a
dedicated bridge here. I can also, because
this bridge is dedicated, I can change around
the language information for the bridge. So, essentially what this means is when somebody
goes and calls into the bridge Initially
they’ll be greeted in English, but we can also set up some
alternate languages as well, for folks that dial in here. So, let’s see, let’s do. Let’s go down to the bottom
of the list here. Let’s do Arabic,
Chinese, and Turkish. And so that way when somebody
dials into this bridge, initially they’ll be
greeted in English, but these alternate
languages will also be available for use with
that bridge as well. And one of the cool things
about this model, with the Admin Center is
that there’s a lot of consistent controls and shared experiences, across
the Admin Center. So, any time you see a table, and you have the ability to customize what
that table has in it. So, if I’m not
interested in seeing that language information in this table that I
can turn that off, that language
information goes away. And then we remember
that customization, the next time you
come into the portal.>>Right.>>That way, if I’ve customized my view of these tables or I’ve customized my dashboard
or customized other aspects within
the Admin Center, those customizations
are remembered and reflected when you
log back in later.>>Nice.>>Yes.>>Okay, great.>>So, let’s see what
else we got here. Org-wide settings, these all talk about different capabilities for folks that that exist across the across
the whole tenant, right? And so, we’ve been talking a lot about the cases where you’ve got. We’ve got a policy
configured and that policy applies either at a global level or
a per user level. There’s also a set
of settings that are always going to apply
at a global level. Guest is a great example. All the guests we’re
going to treat equivalently when they come
into our organisation, and you’ll notice here that the messaging settings
for guests are very similar to
the messaging settings in the messaging policy. They’re parallel but this is, again, appropriate
for our guests. And so, similarly let’s make sure that our guests don’t
get themselves in trouble. And then let’s make sure that
their Giphys are strictly controlled and then go ahead
and have that updated.>>Awesome. So, I’m just
kind of walking through. So, we can do this for
the entire organisation.>>Yes.>>So we can set a policy. Now, we can set for a user.>>Yes. Absolutely.>>Or we can now even set
it up for our guests, where now we can
control, can they edit? Can they delete? Can they->>Can they use Giphys?>>Can they use Giphys?>>Can they use
memes and figures->>Okay. Right.>>Yes. Absolutely.>>That’s really good to know because you
want to be able to have fine level control over who is doing what
in your organisation, especially if you
have folks that are coming in and being
a part of teams. We want to give them some rules.>>Yes. Absolutely.>>Some guardrails.>>Totally. This setup capability exists today in
the Office 365 Admin Center. And this is one of
the things that we’re porting from the Office
365 Admin Center over into the new Skype
for Business and Microsoft Teams Admin Center. And so, one of the things
to be aware of is that the new Admin Portal is going to consistently have new stuff
being added to it. I know we’ve been talking
about this for a long time, had an Ignite session that was now six months ago,
which is crazy. We were talking about what we’re doing with
the new Admin Portal. But now, that we have
it up and running, now we’re going to be
just consistently adding more and more capabilities and features into it over time. Yes.>>Nice.>>Yes.>>So what about the old portal, does it still exist?>>Totally. Old
portal’s still around. And so, that’s here,
you have these links down at the bottom here to the “Call quality dashboard” tool, to the “Call analytics
portal” and to the legacy Skype for Business, Admin Center. So essentially,
our goal is to move the functions from each of these portals into
the new Admin Center. The first one we’ll hit
will be Call analytics. And so, Call analytics, instead of having it as a separate tool that
you have to go to, it’s actually going
to be integrated directly within this experience. And so that way, when I go and I want to check out
the user’s information, we can actually incorporate the user’s quality information directly into
their user detail page.>>Right.>>Right? So, when I
go to look at a user, not only am I going
to be able to look at their configuration
and their policies, but I’m also going to
be able to look at, “Hey, what were the last calls
that they made? Or what is their aggregate call quality over a period of time?” And so, again the goal is, I shouldn’t as
an admin have to kind of jump around to all
of these random tools. They’re all great. They’re
all very useful tools, but we want to have
them thoughtfully integrated into
a single experience.>>So, it’s similar to
how Teams is, right?>>Right. Oh, totally. No, it’s absolutely right. LIke Teams is this kind of
amazing front-end Office 365, where I’ve got all these
fantastic Office 365 services come presented to me in a way that adds greatest utility
for the purposes of doing teamwork and
doing collaboration. Similarly, for the purposes of management and the IT experience, we want to have all
of those functions present in the new
Admin Portal, too.>>Perfect. So I’d love to
transition into looking ahead.>>Yes,.>>You talked a little bit about->>That’s a natural transition.>>So paint the picture for
me in terms of what the Admin experience and what
we hope the types of experiences that we
hope our admins can have.>>Yes, definitely. So, first thing to be
aware of is that we’ve got a road map for Skype
for Business and Teams, that is the road map
that we’re following. So as new capabilities are
lining up within Teams, we’re going to be lining up those experiences within
the Admin Center, as well. In the next little bit, like I said we’re going
to be bringing a lot of policies into the experience, so we’re going to
be migrating over the settings for messaging, I’m sorry, the settings for meetings and
the settings for voice. But kind of looking
down the line, obviously within
the existing Skype Admin Center, you’ve got lots of capabilities
around phone numbers, you’ve got lots of
capabilities around setting up auto-attendance
and call queues. All of those functions
we’re going to be building into into
the new Admin Center. And so essentially, there’s kind of a reciprocal access to the back end between
the two different tools. So, for example, with respect to the Conference Bridge capability. Conference Bridge today has a set of functions that work against both Skype for
Business and Microsoft Teams. And we bring over
the phone number management and the Call queue capability, that same sort of
model will occur where I’ll be able to
manage across both tools. And then eventually when
we have everything built out in the Admin Center, you’ll see that these
links will fall away because we’ll have all of
these capabilities built out.>>It will be more naturally-integrated
to the experience.>>Yes, right. Exactly.>>Yes.>>Definitely.>>Nice.>>So there’s still
a ton of work to do. And that’s exciting for me being in engineerings
and knowing like, “Oh, yes,” there’s a lot of cool things we get
to build out here. First, just to have all of the admin experiences kind of be present within this tool. And then to think about new admin experiences that we want to bring to
the table, as well. So, for example, managing
Teams and Channels. Today if you manage
Teams and Channels, you’re doing that largely within the auspices
of the Team’s client. So, if I want to know how
many people are subscribed to a particular channel
or if I want to know about who’s a member of a team, all that’s within
the team’s client. What we’re doing is we’re setting up an infrastructure
that provides a way for admins to look across all of the teams that
are within attendant. And then once we do that,
then we’ll be able to bring those experiences into this tool. And so then, I as
an admin won’t have to be a member of a team in
order to manage it. I will be able to manage all the teams that I’ve
got within my client.>>Yes. Because sometimes
as a owner of a team, I have trouble and I might need some help and so
it’s great to know that the admin can help me.>>Totally.>>In my particular team without necessarily having to
be a part of my team.>>And then in the longer term, we think that there’s
a whole bunch of key indicators around how
a team can be successful. And there’s a whole
bunch of data and insights we can get around, oh, this team has a great experience and it’s working really well, and we can compare that
with a team that may not be working quite as well
and we can think about, well, what are the aspects of
that well-functioning team. And then we can then
apply to a team that hasn’t quite caught
on as effectively yet. And so, there’s a bunch of
those types of insights, and a bunch of those types of kind of best practices
that we can inculcate within the portal
and actually give to IT pros. So that way, they can
help be kind of agents of change and help the deployment, not just kind of operate well, but actually fulfill the needs of the business in the right way.>>Perfect.>>Yes. No. This is fun stuff.>>Yes.>>I mean, there’s a ton
here that we can do, right?>>Yes. Well, the future
is certainly exciting, but I have a couple
of questions for you. But before we ask
those questions, let’s take a quick break
to go and see a Teams tip.>>Hi, I’m Anne Michels, and welcome to Teams Tips. In this segment, I will give you quick and easy tips for how to use Microsoft Teams
more effectively. Today, I will show
you how you can use the chat functionality in the most effective way
in Microsoft Teams. I am here, in my Digital
Assets Web channel, and as you all know, chatting
at Teams is really easy. All you have to do is simply type a sentence or conversation
here in the compose box. But sometimes, there are
messages where you want to make sure to draw
more attention to them. In that case, you can use the rich text formatting options
that we have in Teams. With that, you can add subject for your
messages, for example, or you can bold a
part of your message, or you can also go ahead and hyperlink a part of your message. What I also always recommend, when you really have
an important message, well, then use the functionality
that we have here and mark that message
as important. Because that will add this little red bang to that message and make it easier for other
people to see that message. What I personally
also like to do is, that I like to include
stickers in my messages. That helps me on
the one hand to add a little bit of a personal
touch to my messages, and with stickers, you
can also caption them. So, you can add
an additional message to that conversation as well. Another functionality that we have recently added is that, you can now also
reference items from an app directly in
your chat conversations. So we have these little three
dots here at the bottom, and when you click on them, then you can see
all the apps that you have made available for
that functionality. For example, there
is a news article that I have been talking
with my team about. Now, I can go in here
and click on “News”, directly search for
that news article, and with just one simple click, I can then include a reference, a hyperlink to that news article
into my conversations, so that my team can easily
go to that news article. That’s it for today, for more Teams Tips, follow us on Twitter #TeamsTips.>>All right, I hope you
enjoyed that Teams Tips.>>Teams Tip, Teams Tip, sorry.>>All right. Before we go, I have a couple of
questions for you. Now, you alluded that
the Skype for Business portal will eventually go away, but when will that happen? I want to give some assurance to our existing Skype for
Business online customers.>>Yeah. So the goal
here isn’t to have this go away
before the capability is up and running in the new Admin Center,
that’s the first thing. I look at all the things that we do today in the Skype
for Business Admin Center, that’s the baseline set of capabilities that
we need to support. Obviously, we’re
taking the opportunity with every single one
of the functions, whether it’s porting
phone numbers, or managing them or call
queues or whatever, whatever we’re talking about within the existing Admin Center. We’re really being
thoughtful around, is this the right design? Is this the right flow? Is this the right set of steps we want to
take an admin through, and then doing a ton of user research to help
validate those decisions, and then bringing those functions into the new Admin Center. So, only when
that process is done, are we going to shut down the existing Skype for
Business Admin Center in Office 365. So, it is going to
be a little while, maybe, probably by
the end of the year. I expect to have
some news that ignites, that just seems like
a reasonable time to go and talk about what are
future plans are here. But, the most important
thing is that we’re not going to
take capabilities that admins have access to today and leave them without
anything else. We’re going to be,
not only bringing over what they have today, but we’re really working thoughtfully to make
this much, much better.>>Perfect. Well, with
your energy and passion, it’s going to be perfect.>>Well, I hope to, with everyone who’s watching, you have an opportunity to go and check out
the new Admin Center. I happen to hang out
sporadically on Twitter, so don’t hesitate to provide feedback whether within our own corporate
feedback mechanisms, whether it’s over Twitter,
or whatever the case may be, I am more than
happy to hear that. Just feel a lot of passion
for the folks that, through a day in
and day out basis, are responsible for managing, maybe their own Office
365 implementation, maybe implementations of their customers, if
they’re partners.>>Yeah.>>I’ve got a lot of feedback over the years on how we
can make this better, and yeah, I know,
this is our thing. So, of course, we want
to make it awesome, we want everyone to
be excited about it.>>Cool. Now, don’t forget, you can also submit a question in the community
manager down below, both Jamie and I are
answering the questions, so.>>It’s right there. It’s cool.>>We also have
some other experts in the background answering
the questions. The last question that
I want to ask you about is Skype for
Business Server.>>Of course.>>We’re showing
this great Admin Center->>That’s right.>>-Portal, will
it work with Skype for Business on premises?>>So the short answer
is that, no. So, you’re going to
still have the Skype for Business Server
administration experience in an Office 365
administration experience. That being said, we’ve started with the new release
of the server, that’s coming out at
the end of the year, we’ve started to bridge
that divide in a lot of ways. The first one that we
thought was going to have a bunch of
value for folks is taking the kind of core quality data and
call information. Instead of having that
stored on premises, having that being stored
up into the Cloud, so you have an opportunity
to essentially pipe all of that reporting data
up into Office 365. For hybrid customers, this
makes a ton of sense, right. So now, I can do my reporting, I can do my call analytics, I can do everything
essentially across the domain of both
server and service. So that’s the first step there, and remains to be seen
if we’re going to take successive steps
to actually have an admin experience
where I’m managing policy and I’m doing things
within the new Admin Center, that impacts the server, that impacts the
on-premises deployment. So, happy to take
feedback on that, if that’s a direction
that folks are interested in having us going, but we’ve already taken
those first initial steps. So, with the new server, you will be able to have
the call quality dashboard, looking across both stuff
that’s happening online and stuff
that’s happening on premises in a single view. So, you can look at that
as we’re moving step wise into that consolidated management across server and service. Haven’t quite made the call if that’s how far we’re going
to go in that direction.>>Okay.>>Yeah.>>Well, looking forward
to learning more.>>Yeah.>>In the meantime, are there any documentations or links that you want to share, how can our customers learn
more about this new admin?>>There is. There’s
probably at some point, with all the magic
that’s happened in this new recording stuff that allowed us to set up and evolved the podcast from or
the videocast from, there’s probably magic like links that have already
appeared below my face. So, click on that, and then you’ll go off and you’ll read some of
the cool documentation.>>Yeah.>>That we have set up here.>>So, for those of you
listening over our podcast, you can go to
aka.ms/TeamsAdminDocs.>>TeamsAdminDocs.>>Yes.>>That’s very clear. See, marketing, it’s awesome.>>All right. Well, this wraps up another week of Teams On
Air. Thank you Jamie.>>Am I going to get
a chance to come back?>>Always.>>Really? No way.>>We have an open
mike policy here.>>Oh, yeah. I just got to
have some new stuff to show. Sweet, thank you so much
for having me come on here. It’s been a blast, it’s amazing to see what
you’ve done with the videocast and it’s so
cool, so thanks so much.>>Thank you. All right
guys, see you in two weeks.>>Be well.