Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 9th May 2022

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Microsoft Information Protection

Updates listed under this heading combines the following products: Azure Information Protection, 365 compliance center, Information Protection, Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection, Microsoft Defender, Microsoft Intune, Office 365 Data Loss Prevention and Security and Compliance center.

  • Launched (2)
  • Rolling out (1)
  • In development (7)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft Purview | eDiscovery (Standard and Premium) Enhanced Keyboard Query Language (KQL) editor experience – The new Keyboard Query Language (KQL) editor experiences improves the ability to quickly create an effective query with autofill of common properties and parameters, as well as highlights for potential and breaking errors with recommended mitigations. Roadmap ID: 85582
  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview – Alerts and notifications for score changes  – This feature will allow admins to set monitoring policies on top of Compliance Manager activities such as score change, improvement action assignment, and evidence upload. A successful policy match will generate an alert which will allow admins to further investigate. Roadmap ID:88964

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | Data Lifecycle Management – Records management multi-stage disposition review (Government Clouds) – This update allows organizations to use a multi-stage disposition process, including multiple stakeholders and reviews before deleting the content. Roadmap ID:82110

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – June 2022

  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | Exact Data Match updated UI wizard – An updated Exact Data Match (EDM) UI wizard will replace the current wizard in the Microsoft 365 compliance center, offering both an improved manual configuration as well as a new guided experience.   Roadmap ID:88895

Release – July 2022

  • Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Purview | Data purge capabilities for Microsoft Teams content (US Government clouds) – Extend data purge functionality to Microsoft Teams content to facilitate purge of sensitive or misplaced data. Roadmap ID:88975

Release – September 2022

  • Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft Purview | Auto labeling (for files at rest in SharePoint Online) can now label PDF files – This feature enables you to label PDF files at rest via the auto-labeling engine as you would Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files. Roadmap ID: 85618
  • Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft Purview | Updated user experience for picking and seeing sensitivity labels in Office apps – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps provide a highly visible sensitivity label and easy-to-use interface for choosing labels. Includes label color defined in compliance portal. Roadmap ID: 88517
  • Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft Purview | PDF files encrypted with sensitivity label can be searched and eDiscovered – With this update, PDF files with sensitivity label (and encryption) can be reasoned over in SharePoint Online, searched, or eDiscovered. Additionally, labels can be applied to the existing PDF files hosted in SharePoint. Roadmap ID: 85617
  • Microsoft Graph: Microsoft Purview | Data Lifecycle Management Microsoft Graph APIs to manage retention labels and event-based retention – The first release of Microsoft 365 Records Management Graph APIs will enable organizations to create and manage retention labels and events, and event types for event-based retention. Roadmap ID: 88276

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