Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 12th September 2022

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 Purview. 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 (3)
  • Rolling out (1)
  • In development (8)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • SharePoint: Content Type Deletion – Improved Error Messages – If you attempt to delete multiple content types from content type gallery which have dependencies on other lists/content types, you will get improved error messages that lists out the dependent resources. Roadmap ID: 93379
  • Microsoft Stream: Viewing Teams meeting recording transcripts for GCC High – You can see transcripts in transcript pane next to the video for Teams meeting recordings when Teams Live Transcript is also enabled. Video viewers can use the transcripts pane to find content most relevant to them and subsequently jump to any point in the video. Roadmap ID: 85647
  • Microsoft Viva: Viva Insights app in Microsoft Teams redesign and availability via Microsoft 365 app launcher on Office.com – The Viva Insights app in Teams is being redesigned to create a more intuitive and actionable experience for individuals, managers, and leaders. Additionally, the Viva Insights web homepage – discoverable via insights.viva.office.com as well as via the Microsoft 365 app launcher on Office.com – is being updated to match the app in Teams for simplicity and uniformity across surfaces. Roadmap ID: 93346

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • SharePoint: Configure navigation links to open in a new tab – With this update, you will be able to manage the experience for each navigation item to open in a new tab. Roadmap ID: 93318

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – September 2022

  • SharePoint: Admin center – updates for site creation settings – With this update you will have more control over whether users can create sites in your organization. Roadmap ID: 93427
  • SharePoint: People Web Part Medium Card – New medium card allows authors to input a short description accompanying a person’s photo. Roadmap ID: 98127
  • Microsoft Viva: Meeting category insights coming to the Viva Insights app in Teams – Meeting category insights can help you align time spent in meetings with your goals by giving you visibility into the categories of meetings where you spend your time. Roadmap ID: 93410

Release – October 2022

  • SharePoint on Stream: Inline playback of videos in SharePoint Highlighted content web parts for carousel and filmstrip layouts – When users click to play a video in a Highlighted content web part (Carousel or filmstrip layouts) section of a SharePoint site, the video will play inline. This feature allows users to watch a video without being taken off the SharePoint page and keeps the video playing while users to browse/scroll through the other contents of the page. Roadmap ID: 98091
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Meeting category insights coming to the Digest email – The Digest email from Microsoft Viva will include a summary of meeting category insights for users with a Viva Insights subscription, highlighting up to 3 categories in which users spent the most time over the last 4 weeks. Roadmap ID: 98164

Release – November 2022

  • SharePoint on Stream: Inline playback of videos in SharePoint Highlighted content web parts for Grid, list and Compact layouts – When users click to play a video in a Highlighted content web part (grid, list or compact layouts) section of a SharePoint site, the video will play inline. This feature allows users to watch a video without being taken off the SharePoint page and keeps the video playing while users to browse/scroll through the other contents of the page. Roadmap ID: 98092

Release – December 2022

  • 🆕 SharePoint: SharePoint server migration assessment – Before you move any site or list from SharePoint Server on-premises into Microsoft 365, it’s best practice to assess content and plan for the migration. The SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT) will provide content assessment so cloud admins can best understand what content they have, decide what to migrate, and what to remediate. In this update, SPMT supports SharePoint Server migration assessment for versions 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019. Roadmap ID: 93440

Release – January 2023

  • 🆕 SharePoint: Create pages and news from the SharePoint app bar – Now you’ll be able to start creating pages and news as an action from within the SharePoint app bar. This means, no matter where you are in SharePoint you can jump right into the content creation process and stay in the flow of work. Roadmap ID: 98143

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