New capabilities in SharePoint Online team sites including integration with Office 365 Groups

In May 2016, we unveiled a new vision for the future of SharePoint & , and today we’re pleased to announce the rollout of several new enhancements to Online in , including deeper integration with . These enhancements will begin rolling out to 365 First Release customers next week. The home page of a SharePoint Online modern team site gives you immediate visibility into site activity and important documents, with quick access to Office 365 , its members and associated Office 365 apps.

Team site publishing pages and new web parts

Modern team site pages are fast, easy to author and support rich multimedia content. And pages look great on any device, in a browser or from within the SharePoint app. Using pages is a great way to communicate and share

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Common Data Model connects to a number of technologies

Microsoft Common Data Model preview available for PowerApps, Flow, Power BI, Excel, & More

has released the Microsoft Common Data Model (CDM) for , , , and  "an out-of-box business database for storing and managing business entities." The CDM is intended to be used as a business database and has full support for flows in , rich control support within PowerApps, easy chema definition support for non-developers, full Excel integration for both viewing & editing data, and bulk data import & export capabilities. The CDM can provide access to standard entities and also allow developers to build custom entities as well. Out of the start gate, Microsoft alreday has some templates for Microsoft Flow to help you get started.  Some of the templates include actions/integration with Dr0pBox, Salesforce,   I am sure this number will grow overtime and we will more than likely see a community based pool of templates begin to evolve as

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New to Office 365 in May—updates to Skype for Business, Outlook, SharePoint and more – Office Blogs

There are some really exciting things coming out for , , , Azure, Office, Skype, you name it!  It's mind blowing how fast some of these new things are coming out and its looking more and more like people will have to begin becoming even more focused within this space as the functionality continues to grow and develop.  At some point, it's just going to be impossible to keep up with every single facet, actually it already is. make sure you take note that chat within a document is NOT saved like your other chats are.  This could be a good or a bad thing depending on how you look at things.  I can't wait to try this out with someone today.  I will let you know how the experience goes in the comments when I finally get

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