Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 20th September 2021

The Microsoft roadmap roundup is a weekly summary of all the newly added items and changes within the Microsoft 365 roadmap, covering SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive and Microsoft Information Protection and Compliance. Here’s all the new and updated Microsoft roadmap items from the past week:

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SharePoint

Includes updates for SharePoint, SharePoint Syntex and Microsoft Viva.

  • Launched (0)
  • Rolling out (2)
  • In development (6)

🍾 LAUNCHED

N/A

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  •  Microsoft Viva: Viva Connections Desktop for GCC – With the new Viva Connection Desktop release for GCC, you can bring your intranet directly into Teams Desktop. The app’s icon and name match your company brand and enable employees to discover, navigate and consume your top sites in Teams. Roadmap ID: 85575
  • SharePoint: Improvements to the Text web part for SharePoint pages and news – We’re adding the ability to paste inline images into the Text web part so that images can be closer to text and so that text can wrap around images. We’re also addressing feedback to reduce line spacing in text. Roadmap ID: 85584

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – September 2021

  • 🆕 SharePoint: Viewing reviews in the SharePoint Store – Viewing reviews is supported in the SharePoint Store. The experience is modernized and aligned with AppSource now. Roadmap ID: 85615
  • 🆕 SharePoint: Recommending apps from partners – We recommend more apps from the same publisher when user is viewing the app details in the store. We will also recommend top-rated apps from partners when there is no searching results. Roadmap ID: 85616
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Quiet time settings in Teams and Outlook – To help create better boundaries and protect your personal time, later this year Viva Insights will offer the ability to configure quiet time to silence mobile notifications from Outlook and Teams outside your working hours as well as provide personalized insights on how well you are disconnecting. You will also be able to set quiet time directly from Teams and Outlook mobile. Roadmap ID: 85627
  • SharePoint: Navigation Switcher – With the new Nav Switcher feature, users can easily customize their team site by changing navigation’s orientation and visibility to achieve different look and feel, layouts, and alignment styles. Roadmap ID: 85568

Release – October 2021

  • 🆕 SharePoint: Hub to hub site association – We’re adding the ability to associate a SharePoint hub site to another hub site to expand search results across multiple hubs in your organization. This enables users to discover relevant content when searching on any sites related to the associated hubs. Roadmap ID: 85613

Release – January 2022

  • Microsoft Viva: Topics in Yammer – Preview – Display topic highlights and access topic cards in Yammer conversations. Roadmap ID: 72184

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