Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 19th 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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Includes updates for SharePoint, SharePoint Syntex and Microsoft Viva.

  • Launched (1)
  • Rolling out (1)
  • In development (8)


  • SharePoint: New site templates for team sites – We are introducing 3 new SharePoint team site templates dedicated to helping you create sites for your IT helpdesk, crisis communication team, and new employee onboarding team. Roadmap ID: 93423


  • Microsoft Viva: App type support in the Store for Viva Connections – Improved filters and badges in the SharePoint Store to support Viva Connections ACEs. Users can easily identify and find adaptive cards that work in Viva Connections Dashboard. Roadmap ID: 98090


Release – September 2022

  • 🆕 SharePoint Syntex: improvements for model discovery and use – Updated experience for the discovery of and access to the list of available models – both in the content center and team sites. This update also allows extract by layout (formerly form processing) models to be reused across libraries and sites. Roadmap ID: 98109
  • 🆕 SharePoint Syntex: new model type for free-form documents – A new model type – trained using AI Builder. It is suitable for extracting information from files contained in both fields and paragraphs. This model type is currently in preview. Roadmap ID: 98110
  • 🆕 Viva: Learning integration with Viva Connections – As a part of this feature, Viva Learning assignments will now be available in Viva Connections app in Teams. Roadmap ID: 98148
  • Viva: Learning – new Admin IA – We are introducing an improved Admin experience for Admins within Viva Learning app so that they can have all Viva Learning specific app controls at a single place. Roadmap ID: 98149

Release – October 2022

  • 🆕 SharePoint Syntex: Contracts Management In-product site template – This template will enable licensed Syntex users to apply a Contracts Management site template directly from the in-product apply a template UX. This site template include automatic data classification and extraction, a preconfigured content assembly model, templates and preconfigured workflow. It also includes learning material around how to use and extend this template to customize it for your own use case! Roadmap ID: 98138
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: New app called Microsoft Viva Sales – Microsoft Viva Sales is a new seller experience application that brings together a seller’s customer relationship management (CRM) system, Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams to provide a more streamlined and AI-powered selling experience — right from within the tools they use every day to connect with customers and close deals. Roadmap ID: 98147
  • Microsoft Viva: Effective meetings in Viva Insights – A new “Effective meetings” experience is being introduced in the Microsoft Viva Insights app in Microsoft Teams. Meeting organizers will be able to view personalized insights and suggestions to help improve their meeting habits. Users will also be able to create and share meeting plans to set team meeting norms such as shorter meetings by default and always including Teams links.  Roadmap ID:85660

Release – December 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

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