Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 5th December 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 (1)
  • Rolling out (2)
  • In development (9)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  •  SharePoint: Site sharing e-mails will now send from the sharing user’s mailbox – Today, the site sharing e-mails come from no-reply@sharepointonline.com. To improve delivery success, we will start sending these mails from the user’s exchange mailbox, as we do for other sharing e-mails. Roadmap ID:98197

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • SharePoint: Private drafts for SharePoint pages and news – We’re adding the ability to create private drafts for pages and news posts. A private draft is visible only to the page author, the people the author chooses to share it with, and site admins. It’s great for creating and editing content that’s not ready for others to see except the people you want to collaborate with. Feature ID:85629
  • Microsoft Viva: Support for types of topics – Support for categories or types of topics, such as projects, products or organizations. Roadmap ID: 72181

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – December 2022

  • Microsoft 365 admin center: Targeted Release for GCC, GCC High and DoD customers – GCC, GCC High and DoD customers will be able to opt-in to Targeted Release and get early access for OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online, Outlook for the web and Microsoft 365 Admin Center features. Roadmap ID: 93055
  • Microsoft Viva: Briefing Email Favorite and Snooze Preferences – Personalize your daily briefing emails via ‘favorite’ and ‘snooze.’ Favorited contents will be prioritized, and Snoozed contents will be deprioritized in your future briefing emails. Roadmap ID: 93392
  • Outlook: View and navigate the organization chart with Org Explorer – Org Explorer for Outlook helps you to visualize and explore your company’s internal structure, work teams, and individual roles. Roadmap ID: 103605

Release – January 2023

  • Microsoft Viva: Display store apps in Viva Connections Toolbox – With this improved experience, editors will be able to see and request third-party apps while editing the Dashboard for Viva. The “Browse more cards” section will be added in the toolbox, showing up the third-party apps that complement Viva Connections. Roadmap ID: 100249

Release – February 2023

  • SharePoint: Microsoft Lists: Approvals integration – Microsoft Lists templates will begin to leverage integration with the Approvals app in Microsoft Teams. When you specify the approver within your list item, the request will appear in the Approvals app in Teams or can be approved directly within the list. Once approved, the list item status is updated. Roadmap ID: 100502
  • Microsoft Viva: Topics in Outlook Desktop – Learn more about topics being discussed in your organization without leaving Outlook Desktop. With this feature, Viva Topics can detect that a topic is mentioned in the email that is currently in focus in read mode. In this case, Viva Topics will prompt the user to open the Viva Insights panel where they can see a list of all topics referenced in the email along with a view of the topic descriptions and the people/resources associated with the topics. Roadmap ID:100247

Release – March 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Viva Insights web app in GCC-H – A new web interface for the Viva Insights app will be discoverable via the web and the Microsoft 365 app launcher. This will offer an additional way to access the personal productivity and wellbeing experiences in the Viva Insights app in Teams. Roadmap ID: 106095
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Insights web app in DoD – A new web interface for the Viva Insights app will be discoverable via the web and the Microsoft 365 app launcher. This will offer an additional way to access the personal productivity and wellbeing experiences in the Viva Insights app in Teams.  Roadmap ID: 106096

Release – May 2023

  • Microsoft Viva: Simple topic segmentation – Create segments of topics based on sites and information architecture. Roadmap ID:88694

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