Staying up-to-date with Office 365 changes can take some effort, to help Microsoft have many related resources that are available but not all of them are easy to find. This "Survival Guide" aims to gather these useful resources related to Office 365 change management.

This page brings together some of the best information about changes and updates to Office 365 all in one place. Whether it is roadmap information, or what is new in Office 365 or Office 365 ProPlus (Office 2016) updates, this and more are part of this survival guide.  

Use these resources to get the best from Office 365 and stay ahead of product changes, which can help improve overall adoption and engagement. 

Office 365 release and update information

Roadmaps, release notes and product feedback

Office 365 ProPlus (Office 2016)

Known Issues: Fixes and Workarounds

Resources for administrators and implementers

Modern Service Management for Office 365

Twitter and MVPs

Here is a selection of official Office 365 Twitter accounts covering different aspects of Office 365 and related areas:

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional's (MVP) are experts who make outstanding contributions to their respective community, with over 500 MVPs in the "Office Servers and Services" category, which includes Office 365.  A list of these MVP's is available here and can be refined further using the search feature.


Microsoft regularly holds events which are a useful way of staying up-to-date with Office 365.  This can include conferences, Q&As and webinars.  Even when attendance is not possible, many of the resources that come out of these events, such as on-demand replays, slide decks and presentations can be particularly useful resources.  

To find events, the Office Blogs has a section for event announcements.  Also, the Office 365 Weekly Digest Blog Series has a comprehensive upcoming events section, published every week.

Microsoft Tech Community AMA

On the Microsoft Tech Community, they host 'Ask Microsoft Anything' (AMA), which are live online events.  This is where customers can connect with members of the respective product engineering team who are on hand to answer questions and listen to feedback.  Recent examples have included an Office 365 Groups AMA and a Microsoft Teams AMA.  These events are advertised widely on the respective community space and often are mentioned in the Office Blogs alongside new features or products release announcements.   A summary document after the AMA is usually made available.

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