Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 8th May 2023

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. Hereโ€™s all the new and updated Microsoft roadmap items from the past week:

Join 374 other followers

Use the links below to switch between each product’s roadmap updates:

Microsoft Purview


Microsoft Viva

Includes updates for SharePoint, SharePoint Syntex and Microsoft Viva.

  • Launched (4)
  • Rolling out (2)
  • In development (23)


  • SharePoint: Improvements to SharePoint pages authoring – Updates include two changes to the text web part from multilingual proofing to better control over line spacing. Roadmap ID:117365
  • Microsoft Viva: Granularity in Viva Goals Permissions- New Tenant IT Admin role – Introducing an additional admin role with the Tenant level IT Admin who has the ability to administer Viva Goals, enable integrations, etc. Roadmap ID:117469
  • Microsoft Viva: Increased Language Availability for Viva Goals – Viva Goals will support a total of 37 languages. Currently Viva Goals supports 28 languages. Roadmap ID:115478
  • Microsoft Viva: Viva Goals Dashboard Enhancements – Expand Viva Goals OKRs within a dashboard widget and compare progress.  Roadmap ID:117451


  • SharePoint: SharePoint admin center: Streamlining management of site related information across Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 Groups – SharePoint is updating the site detail panel to include Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 Groups information. Admins that have permissions to SharePoint, Teams and Groups admin centers can now manage all related attributes (membership, group name, description, etc.) from a single site detail panel in the SharePoint admin center ‘Active Sites’ tab. SharePoint admins with SharePoint only permissions will have read-only access to the new attributes.  Roadmap ID:100053
  • Microsoft Viva: Viva Topics app in Teams – Teams will include an official Viva Topics app, where users can go to quickly access the Topic Center without leaving their Teams environment. It will include new menus for Viva Suite users to navigate between the Viva tools within Teams.   Roadmap ID:118592


Rollout starts – May 2023

  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: Change history in SharePoint admin center – Create and download change history reports in the SharePoint admin center to review SharePoint site property changes made within the last 180 days. Roadmap ID:124872
  • SharePoint: New site theme options – We are adding two new SharePoint themes to our Change the Look menu. The addition of Black and Cerulean will enhance your site customization options for how you want your sites to look. Roadmap ID:117368
  • SharePoint: Microsoft Lists – Applied Filters – As you add and adjust filters to narrow or expand what appears in the current list view, you’ll now see which filters have been applied. And you can remove them without going back into the column filter pane. You do this now in the top-left portion of the list. Roadmap ID:117585
  • SharePoint Syntex: Image tagging – Automatically recognize thousands of standard objects and automatically tag the file with recognized items. Roadmap ID:88715

Rollout starts – June 2023

  • Microsoft Viva: Live People Card within Viva Goals – Users can now hover over icons of different users within Viva Goals to display their Live People Card. Roadmap ID:117472
  • Microsoft Viva: Viva Connections Administration in Microsoft Admin Center – Centralized IT administration of Viva Connections experiences along with home sites within the Microsoft Viva admin experience in Microsoft 365 admin center. Roadmap ID:117421
  • Microsoft Viva: Create more than one Connections experience in the same tenant – This new capability enables customers to create multiple distinct Connections experiences and corresponding home sites within the same tenant. Common scenarios include conglomerates or subsidiaries that require different Connections experiences for different users, each with its own dashboard, feed and resources.  Roadmap ID:99916
  • Microsoft Viva: Connections News Notifications – Mobile users of Viva Connections will receive a push notification from Teams when SharePoint news is published from sites they follow or visit frequently.  They’ll also receive notification if they are @ mentioned in a comment on a news post, or if someone likes or comments on news they have published.  These notifications will honor Teams notification settings including fully disabling them and quiet hours. Roadmap ID:98112

Rollout starts – July 2023

  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: News in Outlook – With the new integration of SharePoint News into Outlook, news authors can preview and send full news posts as emails to their readerโ€™s inbox. To help authors get started, we’re also adding 6 templates designed to look great in Outlook and SharePoint. Finally, with our unified page analytics, authors will be able to see their total page reads across outlook and SharePoint as one number. Roadmap ID:124803
  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: Page sharing – With this feature, users can now share SharePoint pages and news posts individually without having to share the entire site, just like other Microsoft 365 files. All sharing settings at the site and tenant level will be respected. Roadmap ID:124822
  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: Advanced editing in Image web part – New advanced editing capabilities available in the Image web part will include adjustments, filters, and markup. Roadmap ID:124825
  • ๐Ÿ†• Microsoft Stream: new webpart – The updated Stream web part will ensure you can configure Stream videos inside your pages by supporting single and multiple videos from folders. Roadmap ID:124800
  • Microsoft Graph: SharePoint Pages API – New graph API to create and manage SharePoint pages and news posts.  Correcting the status to “In Development as only a preview is available at this time. Roadmap ID:101166

Rollout starts – August 2023

  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: Video Pages – Create video centric page content, like highlighting meeting content or executive messages with the new video pages templates – presenting them inline, playable, and beautiful. These templates are available in both SharePoint and Stream, making it easy to showcase video with a customized and branded pages experience from either application. Roadmap ID:124823

Rollout starts – September 2023

  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: New SharePoint Start – New SharePoint start experience aims to inspire content creators to use their platform. By emphasizing a user-friendly approach that minimizes clicks, it’s now easier to create websites, pages, news, and intranet content. Creators can return to the start experience hub to refine drafts, review past work, and monitor engagement metrics. Roadmap ID:124824

Rollout starts – October 2023

  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: Content Pane for SharePoint Pages and News – The content pane surfaces relevant authoring tools that help authors quickly browse and add content to SharePoint pages. With this new feature, authors can easily drag and drop web parts, media, and section templates for creating rich and engaging pages. Roadmap ID:124827
  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: Microsoft Lists- A new forms experience to collect information – We are making it easier to collect information with an updated forms experience for Microsoft Lists. Forms look clean, are easy to design, can be easily shared, and respondents are able to fill them out on any device. All form responses appear immediately in your list after recipient clicks the submit button. Roadmap ID:124865

Rollout starts – November 2023

  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: Copilot in SharePoint – Copilot in SharePoint combines the power of Large Language Models (LLMs), your data in the Microsoft Graph, and best practices to create engaging web content.? Use a brief prompt to generate custom sites and pages with content hierarchy, design, and sample content that aligns with user needs. And all within our existing commitments to data security and privacy in the enterprise. Roadmap ID:124840

Rollout starts – December 2023

  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: Centrally manage branding for your organization – Weโ€™re introducing new branding and management capabilities that you can use to improve consistency across your sites and pages. Roadmap ID:124838
  • ๐Ÿ†• Microsoft SharePoint: Resource Specific Consent – Introduction of new .Selected permissions and APIs to support granting applications permissions at all of the levels where it is possible to break inheritance today. This will apply to applications operating in either delegated or app-only mode. Roadmap ID:124842
  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: Application Site Creation without Sites.FullControl.All – Currently an application requires Sites.FullControl.All to create new site collections within a tenant. This work will allow applications to use a new scope, Sites.Create.All, to create new site collections without accessing any existing content. During the site creation process the application can request access to the new site, allowing for provisioning scenarios with reduced tenant permissions. Roadmap ID:124843

Rollout starts – January 2024

  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint Pages: Design Ideas – By integrating with the MSFT Designer service, we can now offer authors beautiful ways to improve the look and feel of their sharepoint pages. This is done through tailored section level design suggestions. Roadmap ID:124846

Rollout starts – March 2024

  • ๐Ÿ†• SharePoint: Collaborate on SharePoint pages and news with co-authoring – Design ideas will offer authors beautiful ways to improve the look and feel of their SharePoint Pages through tailored section level design suggestions. Roadmap ID:124853

Buy Me a Coffee at

2 thoughts on “Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 8th May 2023

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s