What’s new in Microsoft Teams – the Enterprise Connect #EC19 round up

Let me share highlights from Enterprise Connect Conference based on Tech Community Blogpost. I am currently at MVP Summit Redmond, so not joining EC19.

  • New Phones and Communication Devices

new native Microsoft Teams phones like Poly (new name for Plantronics Polycom) CXX 500+700. Speakerphones from Jabra Speak 710-Teams, Sennheiser SP30-Teams and Yealink CP900 all of which have dedicated Teams buttons 

    New Chrome Experiences: see participants video, application sharing and full desktop sharing
    Streaming of Live Events in M365 and embedded in SharePoint, Yammer and Microsoft Teams. Start interactive discussions can be as simple or advanced as needed, using webcams and screen sharing for informal presentations. Check out new Intrazone Podcast with Mark Kashman and Chris McNulty
    Meetings First (in preview) is a new addition for Enterprise Voice customers who use Skype for Business Servers. It allows customers to protect their investments by continuing to use their servers for Calling and Chat while harnessing Microsoft Teams for cloud-based meetings.
    Secure Private Channels: top User Voice item and strong demands from many customers
    New Whiteboard Capabilities within Teams
    New Calendar App with new views and many new features
    Custom Background: show everyone in your video call that you are working on the beach instead of your home office

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