Channel/Group for each O365 Service

Channel/Group for each O365 Service



 Jul 15 2016
18 Comments (18 New)

Please create a channel/group (not even sure what to call the containers) for every service in O365. This will help know where to post

Former Employee

Hi @Dean_Gross - we're keeping the community small while in Public Preview but we will definitely consider adding additional groups soon. Thank you!

Former Employee
Status changed to: Under review
Silver Contributor

Given that the MS staff is going to stop using the Yammer O365 Network, where will the various program managers post their info if there is not a group/channel for them to use in this new network? It needs to be broad and comprehensive during the Public Preview phase so that we can have confidence that the vision of this network is going to be something worthwhile. First impressions are super important, and right now, they are very poor for many people.

Former Employee

Hi Dean, 


Here's what we currently have. Note that the indivisual product teams are driving a lot of groups we've chosen. For instance Olaf of the Excel team is incredibly involved and has requested multiple groups, hence the large number of Excel groups. Other teams have requested keep in the conversation in one larger group. If a PM requests a group- we're defintely on board to create it!


What else would you like to see?



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Silver Contributor

This is a big improvement, some things that are still missing are Azure AD, Intune and the Office Store.

Copper Contributor

inTune is defintely needed, as well as the rest of the products in the EM+S suite..

Former Employee

Hi @Dean_Gross and @Tom Cipolla, we are working to bring these products and services into this community. Stay tuned and expect to see big updates soon!

Former Employee

Hi @Dean_Gross and @Tom Cipolla, here are links to the spaces you suggested: Azure AD, Microsoft Intune

Former Employee
Status changed to: Planned
Silver Contributor

Thanks, how can we easily see a list of new spaces in the network?

Silver Contributor

@Dean_Gross wrote:

Please create a channel/group (not even sure what to call the containers) for every service in O365. This will help know where to post


Community Manager
Status changed to: Needs more info



Marking this as needs info - Can you specify a list of communities that you would like to see added to the community specifically and we can then review.


Many Thanks

Silver Contributor

A lot of new communities have been added since I made that original request 1 year ago, but some that are still missing include:

  1. Dynamics
  2. Power Apps
  3. Flow 

I realize that 2 and 3 are currently in the SharePoint community but they don't belong there because they are stand-alone services that can be used with SharePoint. 

Community Manager
Status changed to: Under review



Would you agree then that this is similar to:






I do not think we have one for Power Apps so could we make this idea to add a "Power Apps" Community?


Silver Contributor

While adding another community to this network for PowerApps makes some sense, there are currently 4 communities in which are totally independent of this environment. I think that it would be best if the techcommunity and the powerusers admins could get these 2 environments integrated/consolidated/aligned. Having spaces in this network for powerapps and flow while those other communities exist and are readily accessed from the applications is confusing and not efficient. 

Community Manager

Now that's an idea!


I know we have been discussing this with our colleagues over at powerusers but at the moment I have nothing further to share on this one. 


Sounds like we should close off this idea as we have flow and Dynamics covered and if you want to submit an idea for merging Tech Community and PowerUsers I will mark it as "Under Review".

Community Manager
Status changed to: Not at this time.
Community Manager
Status changed to: Closed