Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 7th November 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 (6)
  • Rolling out (1)
  • In development (5)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft Lists: Custom list templates – Microsoft have announced that they will be supporting custom list templates – the ability for organizations to define custom list templates. Note, you will be able to manage which templates are available to which people, based on their job role. Roadmap ID: 70753
  • SharePoint: Improvements to SharePoint pages authoring – Column reflow and RSS connector web part – Few changes to our reflow automation for two-column sections, control of vertical section reflow, and the RSS Connector web part will give more control to the users around the number of publications shown at a time and the number of articles shown per publication. Roadmap ID: 93243
  • SharePoint: Admin center: Migration Manager: Dropbox migrations for Government Clouds – With our recent Mover acquisition, we are excited to expand our capabilities to allow moving content from Dropbox into Microsoft 365. Roadmap ID: 83456
  • SharePoint: SharePoint admin center- Tenant rename – You’ll be able to change the SharePoint domain name for your organization in Microsoft 365. For example, if the name of your organization changes from “Contoso” to “Fabrikam,” you can change contoso.sharepoint.com to fabrikam.sharepoint.com.   Roadmap ID: 82162
  • Microsoft Viva: Graph connected content indexed into topic card – Preview – Include content from Microsoft Graph Connectors MediaWiki and ServiceNow for topic discovery. Roadmap ID: 72187
  • Viva Insights: Schedule send suggestions (formerly delay delivery plan) available default on in Outlook with admin and user controls – Schedule send suggestions are currently available in the latest versions of Outlook on the web and Outlook for Windows to help schedule email delivery aligned with recipient work hours and minimize interruptions after-hours. Roadmap ID: 98128

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft Viva: Focus mode in Viva Insights – The focus time experience in Microsoft Teams is being enhanced for users with Viva Insights subscriptions. Focus plan users will gain access to a focus mode experience. Focus mode will allow users to set a timer to balance short bursts of productivity with breaks, manage their task list, and tap into mindfulness exercises during their breaks. Roadmap ID: 100977

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – November 2022

  • 🆕 SharePoint: New site templates – We are introducing 3 new SharePoint site templates dedicated to helping you create sites for your HR department, to showcase Events, and a template powered by Microsoft Syntex to do contract management. Roadmap ID: 102380
  • 🆕 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: Update to the experience for collecting feedback on AI quality and correctness through the Topic Card – Experience updates on the Topic Card to better request feedback from users on the quality of a suggested topic. Roadmap ID: 98113

Release – February 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Topic engagement analytics – This update will introduce usage and engagement analytics on topics (views, edits, etc.) to the Microsoft Admin Center. Roadmap ID: 88699

Release – March 2023

  • Microsoft Viva: Topic discovery analytics to show sites processed – This update will provide transparency on topic discovery through analytics, by showing Sites processed for discovery counts in the Microsoft Admin Center. Roadmap ID: 100060

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Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 31st October 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 (0)
  • In development (4)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • 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

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • N/A

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – November 2022

  • 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

Release – March 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Viva Insights app in Teams with personal insights for DoD – The Microsoft Viva Insights app in Microsoft Teams will be available in DoD and will show you personalized recommendations that help you do your best work. Roadmap ID: 101522
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Viva Insights app in Teams with personal insights for GCC-H – The Microsoft Viva Insights app in Microsoft Teams will be available in GCC-H and will show you personalized recommendations that help you do your best work. Roadmap ID: 101521

Release – June 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Viva connections support for iOS tablet – Microsoft Viva Connections is your gateway to a modern engagement experience designed to keep everyone engaged and informed. This release brings the experience of Viva connections to iPad, thus extending the set of devices you can access it on. Roadmap ID: 101167

Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 24th October 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 (2)
  • Rolling out (3)
  • In development (17)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • 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
  • Microsoft Viva: Viva Connections Desktop for GCC – With the new Viva Connection Desktop release for GCC, you can bring your intranet directly into Teams Desktop. The app’s icon and name match your company brand and enable employees to discover, navigate and consume your top sites in Teams. Roadmap ID: 85575
  • Microsoft Viva: Recurring time booking for breaks, message catch up, and learning in Viva Insights – Users with a Viva Insights subscription will see invitations to enroll into plans to automatically book recurring time for learning, breaks, and message catch up in briefing email and Viva Insights app in Teams. Roadmap ID: 93424

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • 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

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – November 2022

  • Microsoft Viva: Dynamic subject titles for the briefing email – Currently, the subject line of the Briefing email is static to “Your daily briefing.” Beginning in November, the briefing email will feature dynamic subject lines based on particular content available in the email for the day and will enable users to have a quick preview of values presented in emails directly from the subject line. Roadmap ID: 100709
  • 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
  • Microsoft Viva: Viva Connections 1st party apps for Desktop and Mobile available in GCC – Viva Connections desktop and mobile experiences are now available in GCC. Roadmap ID: 101152

Release – January 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Stories Public Preview – Stories allow people and leaders to share updates, experiences, vision, and perspective on your storyline, using short videos or photos. Stories are a new way to express yourself authentically, and to reach and engage people in your organization across Viva Engage, Teams, Outlook, and Yammer. Roadmap ID: 101514

Release – April 2023

  • SharePoint Syntex: Image tagging – Automatically recognize thousands of standard objects and automatically tag the file with recognized items. Roadmap ID:88715

Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 17th October 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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  • Launched (2)
  • Rolling out (3)
  • In development (17)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • 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: A new app called Microsoft Viva Engage – Viva Engage gives leaders a new way to shape culture at their organizations by unlocking communication and engagement opportunities for everyone. Built on the foundation of Yammer, Viva Engage brings people together across the organization to connect with leaders and coworkers, find answers to questions, share their unique story, and find belonging at work. Roadmap ID: 93409

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • SharePoint: Security- Granular conditional access policies – Admins will have the ability to use Azure AD conditional access policies to trigger multi-factor authentication (MFA), device, and location policies on a specific SharePoint site collection by simply attaching CA policies to a label. For example, the Top-Secret label can now have a conditional access policy that requires MFA when accessing a site. Roadmap ID: 82163
  • 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
  • Viva Insights: Schedule send suggestions (formerly delay delivery plan) available default on in Outlook with admin and user controls – Schedule send suggestions are currently available in the latest versions of Outlook on the web and Outlook for Windows to help schedule email delivery aligned with recipient work hours and minimize interruptions after-hours. Roadmap ID: 98128

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – October 2022

  • 🆕 SharePoint: Microsoft Lists: Rules packaged into out-of-the-box List templates – Several of the out-of-box list templates will now come with rules pre-packaged into them, to help you keep you and your team members notified of distinct changes in your list items. Roadmap ID: 100499
  • 🆕 SharePoint: Microsoft Lists: Create a list from CSV – You can now import from a CSV file to create a list with it. The Export to CSV feature is also augmented with schema, so when you import, your source and destination lists will look identitical, down to all the custom formatting, choice pills, richtext based editing etc. Roadmap ID: 100501
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Schedule send suggestions from Viva Insights in Teams chat – To encourage adoption of healthy collaboration habits, Viva Insights will display actionable recommendations to align message delivery in Teams chat to recipient work hours. Schedule send suggestions will be automatically displayed for those who compose 1:1 chats in Teams desktop and web after-hours. With just one click, users can schedule chat message delivery to be at the start of recipient work hours and minimize work-related interruptions during personal time. Roadmap ID: 98159
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Focus mode in Viva Insights – The focus time experience in Microsoft Teams is being enhanced for users with Viva Insights subscriptions. Focus plan users will gain access to a focus mode experience. Focus mode will allow users to set a timer to balance short bursts of productivity with breaks, manage their task list, and tap into mindfulness exercises during their breaks. Roadmap ID: 100706
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Focus mode in Viva Insights – The focus time experience in Microsoft Teams is being enhanced for users with Viva Insights subscriptions. Focus plan users will gain access to a focus mode experience. Focus mode will allow users to set a timer to balance short bursts of productivity with breaks, manage their task list, and tap into mindfulness exercises during their breaks. Roadmap ID: 100977

Release – November 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Syntex: new rules actions – move and copy – Create rules to move or copy files processed by Syntex models based on the extracted value. Roadmap ID: 98111
  • 🆕 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
  • 🆕 SharePoint: Microsoft Lists: New Lookup column type support – Create Lookup columns in modern list user interface – no settings page required. This means you can program a list item (column) to ‘lookup’ another set of data of pre-populated, managed choices. We are pleased to expand the columns types that are now supported when ‘looking up’ from the other list: Boolean (Yes/No), choice, and multi choice – plus formatting. Roadmap ID: 100503
  • 🆕 SharePoint: Microsoft Lists: Calendar view – week layout – When you create a new view for your list, you can now choose between month view or the new week view to visualize your list information in a way that works best for you. And you can create multiple calendar views – using both month and week – you choose. Once in the calendar view, it’s easy to drag-n-drop items to reschedule them (adjusting their date on the list itself). Roadmap ID: 100504
  • 🆕 SharePoint: Updates to site themes – We are introducing updates to site themes that will improve the experience. A new update for the Office theme in Classic SharePoint will align the presentation with the application experience. A second update will introduce visual changes to various modern SharePoint experiences to align with the Microsoft design system principles. Roadmap ID: 101150
  • 🆕 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
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Viva Insights web app in Government Community Cloud (GCC) – A new web interface for the Viva Insights app will be discoverable via the web, and the Microsoft 365 app launcher on Office.com. This will offer an additional way to access the personal productivity and wellbeing experiences currently in the Viva Insights app in Teams, and will include a link to the MyAnalytics dashboard for users who want to reflect on insights related to their work habits. Roadmap ID: 100496
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: New praise compose experience and praise trends – The praise composer – accessible through the messaging extension pinned to the Teams messaging bar or through the Viva Insights app in Teams – is being refreshed to replace praise badges with emojis and introduce the ability to select gradient backgrounds. Additionally, in the Viva Insights app in Teams, praise trends are being introduced, privately surfacing analytics such as counts of praise sent and received, your top fans and top praises received. Roadmap ID: 101161
  •  Microsoft Viva: Viva Connections Desktop for GCC – With the new Viva Connection Desktop release for GCC, you can bring your intranet directly into Teams Desktop. The app’s icon and name match your company brand and enable employees to discover, navigate and consume your top sites in Teams. Roadmap ID: 85575

Release – February 2023

  • 🆕 SharePoint: Microsoft Lists: Rules packaged into custom List templates – Expand your custom organizational templates by packaging rules into them – alongside the ability to pre-program the list schema (columns), formatting, and more. Roadmap ID: 100500
  • Microsoft Viva: Viva Connections Customer Facing Analytics – The customer facing analytics module will allow customers to understand the usage metrics for their instance of Viva Connections. and will help them gauge the health of their VC deployment. Roadmap ID:93367

Release – April 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Graph: SharePoint Pages API – New graph API to create and manage SharePoint pages and news posts. Roadmap ID: 101166

Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 10th October 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 (7)
  • Rolling out (4)
  • In development (3)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • SharePoint: Updated SharePoint app bar and start page sites for GCC High and DoD – The My sites panel in the SharePoint app bar will now include sites that users frequently access and follow. Additionally, the SharePoint start page, (the landing page when you select SharePoint tile in the Office 365 app launcher), will also show sites that users frequently access, recent sites and news. This change will populate sites content for these experiences in GCC High and DoD environments. Roadmap ID:93181
  • SharePoint: Microsoft 365 connected templates – We are combining the best of Microsoft Teams templates with SharePoint site templates – into the same flow of creation. When we create a new team using a default template – for example the “Manage a Project” template, the project management channels and apps, and the connected SharePoint template gets applied automatically. Critically, the pages, lists, and Power Platform integrations are pinned as tabs in Teams automatically, and best of all these pages and lists are fully editable right in Teams.  Roadmap ID:82158
  • SharePoint: Automatically build visualization of list data with Power BI (Gov Clouds) – Enables list users to easily visualize their list data in a Power BI report. The initial report is auto generated. Users can also save that report so that future visitors to the list can view the report. Roadmap ID: 93221
  • SharePoint Syntex: Contract management accelerator – Manage contracts in Syntex with automatic tagging and approval workflows, automatic clause generation and lifecycle management. Roadmap ID:88713
  • Microsoft Viva: Topics in Yammer – Preview – Display topic highlights and access topic cards in Yammer conversations. Roadmap ID: 72184
  • 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

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • 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
  •  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
  • Microsoft Viva: Quiet time settings in Teams and Outlook – To help create better boundaries and protect your personal time, later this year Viva Insights will offer the ability to configure quiet time to silence mobile notifications from Outlook and Teams outside your working hours as well as provide personalized insights on how well you are disconnecting. You will also be able to set quiet time directly from Teams and Outlook mobile. Roadmap ID: 85627

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – November 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Topics action cards in Viva Connections – Starting in November 2022, Viva Topics will have two different action cards that can be used on the Viva Connections Dashboard. One is a discover card that can be used to explore topics and knowledge areas across the company for people who could be interested in learning more or contributing to a topic. Topics and knowledge areas are dynamically displayed in the card based on your interests, current projects, and expertise. Roadmap ID: 100253

Release – March 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Topics in Teams Channels – Earlier this year, we rolled out new Viva Topics integrations with Microsoft Teams. To widen the reach of Topics into the areas team members work, Viva Topics will expand from chats in Teams to channels in Teams, allowing users to mention topics and see topic cards within a given channel. This addition to the Teams integration will make the Topics experience more intuitive and approachable, allowing you to interact with topics in the spaces you are used to collaborating with team members. Roadmap ID: 100254

Release – July 2023

  • SharePoint: Scoping Control for SharePoint Online – Scoping control is available for SP page, site, list and library, for users to search faster with specified scope. Roadmap ID:70792

Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 3rd October 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 (0)
  • In development (17)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • 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

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • N/A

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – October 2022

  • 🆕 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
  • 🆕 SharePoint Syntex: Content Assembly – Create fields from images in documents – With this feature you can create fields by selecting image from documents, while creating modern templates. Roadmap ID:98125
  • 🆕 SharePoint Syntex: Content Assembly – Choose fields in modern templates to create document library columns – While publishing modern templates, you can now choose fields that you want to map to document library columns. When documents will get generated, the fields chosen to be library columns will get auto filled by the value entered by the users. Roadmap ID:98126
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Manage learning providers in Viva Learning Admin tab – Learning admins can manage the configured learning providers in Viva Learning admin tab. This feature will provide a detailed sync status as well as sync logs in case of a failed sync. Roadmap ID:100250
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Access your Viva Learning assignments from Viva briefing email – With Viva Learning and Viva email (formerly briefing email) integration, users can keep a track of their due/overdue assignments from Viva email. Roadmap ID:100251
  • 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

Release – November 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Language expansion – Italian and Portuguese – Viva Topics will soon support indexing content and generating topics from documents written in Italian and Portuguese (as well as English, French, German, and Spanish). Topics can be edited and experienced in your language. Japanese and Simplified Chinese. Roadmap ID:100252
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Topics in Your Briefing Email – As part of bringing topics to where you work, Viva Topics will now appear as an adaptive card in Your Daily Briefing. Similarly, to the Topic Center, this first card surfaces suggested topics based on your activity and will ask you to confirm your connection to the topic. Roadmap ID:100246
  • Microsoft Viva: Viva Connections Customer Facing Analytics – The customer facing analytics module will allow customers to understand the usage metrics for their instance of Viva Connections. and will help them gauge the health of their VC deployment. Roadmap ID:93367

Release – December 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: learning path creation – Admins can create learning paths from learning objects in Viva Learning. Learning paths are discoverable, consumable, and shareable by employees at the organization. Roadmap ID:98189
  • 🆕 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
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Controlling Topic highlights on SharePoint – The long-awaited feature to control what Topics get highlighted on SharePoint pages and news posts with an alternative user experience to discover Topics on the page. Roadmap ID:100245

Release – January 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Topics Adoption Metrics Dashboard – Topics will include a new analytics page, where knowledge managers and admins will have access to a set of metrics that details the health of their adoption. Tenants will have health targets to reach to keep them on track for adopting Viva Topics, as well as recommended actions to perform to drive each metric to healthy. Roadmap ID: 100028
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Present Topic answers in Context Region from Search – Moving Topics answer from mainline to Context Region to build up the search pattern to find knowledge entities in right panel. Roadmap ID: 100248

Release – March 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: New landing experience for Viva Connections desktop – Help people in your organization manage their daily flow of work using a customized landing experience in Teams that displays the most important tasks, tools, news, and resources in one central place. The new landing experience offers expanded navigational tools between Viva apps and acts as the home base for Viva experiences in Teams. Roadmap ID: 99917

Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 26th 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 (3)
  • Rolling out (2)
  • In development (7)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • SharePoint: Multilingual User Interface Streamlining – The SharePoint multilingual feature is expanding to include team sites. This new release includes other improvements to the navigation and site title editing experience for users whose preferred language differs from the sites default language. Roadmap ID:93332
  • Microsoft Viva: Topics in Yammer – Preview – Display topic highlights and access topic cards in Yammer conversations. Roadmap ID: 72184
  • Microsoft Viva: Recommendations to send praise in Viva Insights – Praise recommendations coming in the Viva Insights app in Teams will surface pre-populated suggestions to send praise based on signals such as collaboration activity. Roadmap ID: 93421

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • 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
  • Microsoft Viva: Recurring time booking for breaks, message catch up, and learning in Viva Insights – Users with a Viva Insights subscription will see invitations to enroll into plans to automatically book recurring time for learning, breaks, and message catch up in briefing email and Viva Insights app in Teams. Roadmap ID: 93424

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – October 2022

  • SharePoint: Updated SharePoint app bar and start page sites for GCC High and DoD – The My sites panel in the SharePoint app bar will now include sites that users frequently access and follow. Additionally, the SharePoint start page, (the landing page when you select SharePoint tile in the Office 365 app launcher), will also show sites that users frequently access, recent sites and news. This change will populate sites content for these experiences in GCC High and DoD environments. Roadmap ID:93181
  • 🆕 Microsoft Viva: Topic discovery analytics to show sites processed – This update will provide transparency on topic discovery through analytics, by showing Sites processed for discovery counts in the Microsoft Admin Center. Roadmap ID: 100060

Release – November 2022

  • Microsoft Viva: Display connected topics on people profile cards – Profile cards displayed through Outlook will display Topics associated to an individual. Roadmap ID: 88697
  • Microsoft Viva: Resolve topic name similarities – Allows users to select a topic among several when they share similar or matching names (disambiguation). Roadmap ID: 72183
  • Microsoft Viva: Support for types of topics – Support for categories or types of topics, such as projects, products or organizations. Roadmap ID: 72181

Release – April 2023

  • 🆕 SharePoint: Create more than one home site – Create customized landing experiences for all audiences in your organization with the ability to create up to 10 distinct SharePoint home sites. Multiple home site experiences in SharePoint means you’ll be able to target content to specific groups more seamlessly for scenarios like conglomerates, different departments, roles, and regions. Roadmap ID: 99916

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.

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

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • 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

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • 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

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

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

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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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

Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 5th 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 (5)
  • Rolling out (2)
  • In development (6)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • SharePoint: Easily create Power Automate flows from built-in list templates – Lists ready-made templates are getting a boost. You can install Power Automate flows whenever you create a list from select list templates. The following templates will have reminder flows available to use as you create your list: Work progress tracker, Content scheduler, and Recruitment tracker.  Roadmap ID:88906
  • Microsoft Viva: Topic Management – Metadata – You’ll be able to sort ad filter on additional usage data in the topic center, including metrics, usage, quality, and more. Roadmap ID:88700
  • Microsoft Viva: Automatic topic relationships – AI suggests relationships between topics, and the topic page and card reflects these connections in the knowledge graph (first degree). Roadmap ID:88695
  • Microsoft Viva: Support bookmarks with topic answers in Microsoft Search – You’ll be able to see both bookmarks and topic answer cards in Microsoft Search if both exist and are relevant to your query. Roadmap ID: 88702
  • Microsoft Viva: Topics in Microsoft Search in Bing – Display topic cards in search results when Microsoft Search is invoked from a Bing search. Roadmap ID: 72180

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • 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: A new app called Microsoft Viva Engage – Viva Engage gives leaders a new way to shape culture at their organizations by unlocking communication and engagement opportunities for everyone. Built on the foundation of Yammer, Viva Engage brings people together across the organization to connect with leaders and coworkers, find answers to questions, share their unique story, and find belonging at work. Roadmap ID: 93409

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – September 2022

  • 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

  • 🆕 Viva Insights: Schedule send suggestions (formerly delay delivery plan) available default on in Outlook with admin and user controls – Schedule send suggestions are currently available in the latest versions of Outlook on the web and Outlook for Windows to help schedule email delivery aligned with recipient work hours and minimize interruptions after-hours. Roadmap ID: 98128
  • Viva: Connections Feed – The Viva Connections Feed web part aggregates organizational communication content from sources across SharePoint, Yammer, Stream, Teams, and more into a single personalized feed. We’re introducing a vertical layout to the web part to give you greater flexibility when adding it to SharePoint pages. Roadmap ID: 98108

Release – November 2022

  • 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

Release – December 2022

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