2020 CW 20 Microsoft 365 Roadmap changes

from 05/11/2020 to 05/17/2020

51 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were changed and 22 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were added

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54964 Access Visio Data Visualizer add-in templates in Excel's Backstage view Visio Data Visualizer add-in for Excel templates are now enabled in the Excel backstage. There are category-specific templates for basic flowchart, cross-functional flowchart and org chart. These add-in ready templates make discoverability easy Templates for Visio's Data Visualizer add-in are now available directly in Excel's Backstage view to enable discoverability. All Office 365 users will be able to access category-specific templates for basic flowcharts, cross-functional flowcharts, and org charts from the File tab New. 05/31/2020
61637 Microsoft Teams - inline message translation in Office 365 Government GCC and GCC High In-line message translation will ensure that every worker in the team has a voice and facilitate global collaboration. With a simple click, people who speak different languages can fluidly communicate with one another by translating posts in channels and chat. Inline message translation will ensure that every worker in the team has a voice and facilitate global collaboration. With a simple click, people who speak different languages can fluidly communicate with one another by translating posts in channels and chat. 03/31/2020
63658 Office 365: Office 365 Advanced Message Encryption for Government clouds With Advanced Message Encryption in Office 365, you can control sensitive emails shared outside the organization with automatic policies. You configure these policies to identify sensitive information types such as PII, Financial, or Health IDs, or you can use keywords to enhance protection. Once configured, you can pair policies with custom branded email templates and then add an expiration date for extra control of emails that fit the policy. Also, admins can further control encrypted emails accessed externally through a secure web portal by revoking access to the mail at any time.? With Advanced Message Encryption in Office 365, you can control sensitive emails shared outside the organization with automatic policies. You configure these policies to identify sensitive information types such as PII, Financial, or Health IDs, or you can use keywords to enhance protection. Once configured, you can pair policies with custom branded email templates and then add an expiration date for extra control of emails that fit the policy. Also, admins can further control encrypted emails accessed externally through a secure web portal by revoking access to the mail at any time. 05/31/2020
63775 Auto-update for Teams Phones Teams Admin Center enables management of Teams devices including Teams phones. When Microsoft releases a certified update for these devices, through the Teams Admin Center, a global admin or Teams service admin can manually push the updates to the devices deployed in their tenants. In order to remove this friction, we are providing the capability for these devices to automatically receive and apply the latest update, without the need to manually push it form the Teams Admin center. Admins can change auto-update settings on Teams admin center to define the auto-update behavior for each device individually. Teams Admin Center enables management of Teams devices including Teams phones. When Microsoft releases a certified update for these devices, through the Teams Admin Center, a global admin or Teams service admin can manually push the updates to the devices deployed in their tenants. In order to remove this friction, we are providing the capability for these devices to automatically receive and apply the latest update, without the need to manually push it form the Teams Admin center. IT Admins can change auto-update settings on Teams admin center to define the auto-update behavior for each device individually 04/30/2020
63538 Azure AD Connect cloud provisioning As a complement to Azure AD Connect sync, seamlessly provision identities from multiple disconnected on-premises AD forest to Azure AD with Azure AD Connect cloud provisioning. Lightweight agents move the heavy lifting for provisioning to the cloud, granting high availability in your hybrid identity environment and ensuring you can manage identities across all of your organizations from a single cloud control plane. As a complement to Azure AD Connect sync, seamlessly provision identities from multiple disconnected on-premises AD forest to Azure AD with Azure AD Connect cloud provisioning. Lightweight agents move the heavy lifting for provisioning to the cloud, granting high availability in your hybrid identity environment and ensuring you can manage identities across all of your organizations from a single cloud control plane 09/30/2020
63585 Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise: Changes to Channel Names The Microsoft 365 servicing model keeps evolving. As part of that evolution the following Channels will be renamed:
- ?Semi-Annual Channel? will become ?Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel?
- ?Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted)? will become ?Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel (Preview)?
- ?Monthly Channel (Standard)? will become ?Current Channel?
- ?Monthly Channel (Targeted)? will become ?Current Channel (Preview)?
The Microsoft 365 servicing model keeps evolving. As part of that evolution the following Channels will be renamed: "Semi-Annual Channel? will become ?Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel?,??Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted)" will become ?Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel (Preview)?,??Monthly Channel (Standard)? will become ?Current Channel?,??Monthly Channel (Targeted)? will become ?Current Channel (Preview)?. 05/31/2020
63591 New update channel for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise Introducing ?the ?Monthly Enterprise Channel? as a new update channel for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise.
- This new channel is designed to help customers seeking to stay up to date with feature updates, such as real-time collaboration and AI capabilities, while benefiting from predictable servicing cadence.
- This channel is also recommended for admins who look for additional insights and controls to better manage their complex environments.
Introducing ?the ?Monthly Enterprise Channel? as a new update channel for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise.?This new channel is designed to help customers seeking to stay up to date with feature updates, such as real-time collaboration and AI capabilities, while benefiting from predictable servicing cadence.?This channel is also recommended for admins who look for additional insights and controls to better manage their complex environments. 04/30/2020
63757 Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise: New Tenants will default to the "Current Channel". - Current channel is designed for broad deployment of feature updates as soon as it is production ready.?- It is fully compliant, supported, and updates every month (with addition security and quality updates).- Existing tenants will remain in the channel that they have already selected. Current channel is designed for broad deployment of feature updates as soon as it is production ready.? Current channel?is fully compliant, supported, and updates every month (with addition security and quality updates).?Existing tenants will remain in the channel that they have already selected. 05/31/2020
63831 Office 365 ATP: External Email Forwarding Controls External forwarding of email is a tactic used by attackers to exfiltrate data out of an organization and controlling that process is difficult. With this new feature we are adding support for more granular controls that allow the Office 365 administrators to easily enable external forwarding for the right people in the organization through the outbound spam policy. We are also moving to disable external forwarding by default so organizations are secure by default. External forwarding of email is a tactic used by attackers to exfiltrate data out of an organization and controlling that process is difficult. With this new feature we are adding support for more granular controls that allow the Office 365 administrators to easily enable external forwarding for the right people in the organization through the outbound spam policy. We are also moving to disable external forwarding by default so organizations are secure by default 09/30/2020
63948 Windows Virtual Desktop: Customers can scale session hosts using Azure Automation with Spring update The Spring Update will enable customers to use the Azure automation scaling tool to optimize their session host VM costs. The Spring Update will enable customers to use the Azure automation scaling tool to optimize their session host VM costs 06/30/2020
63660 AIP Unified Labeling client for Windows available for Government clouds The Azure Information Protection unified labeling client for Windows is a downloadable client for organizations that use sensitivity labels to classify and protect documents and emails. This client also has a viewer for organizations that don?t have their own information protection infrastructure but want to consume content that has been protected by other organizations that use a Rights Management service from Microsoft. The Azure Information Protection unified labeling client for Windows is a downloadable client for organizations that use sensitivity labels to classify and protect documents and emails. This client also has a viewer for organizations that don?t have their own information protection infrastructure but want to consume content that has been protected by other organizations that use a Rights Management service from Microsoft 05/31/2020
64019 Office 365: Updated Office.com Home Page We are updating the layout and navigation of Office.com and the Office App in Windows 10 to improve the usability based upon customer feedback. ?Users will find their documents front-and-center, and be able to access their applications within a more organized page structure. We are updating the layout and navigation of Office.com and the Office App in Windows 10 to improve the usability based upon customer feedback. ?Users will find their documents front-and-center, and will be able to access their applications within a more organized page structure. 05/31/2020

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62353 Pinch and zoom to focus on elements in your diagram N/A https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/visio-blog/five-recent-collaboration-and-canvas-improvements-to-the-visio/ba-p/1348138 05/31/2020

Changed Property: RM Release

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27315 Outlook on the web - suggested replies May CY2020 Q3 CY2018 04/30/2020
56432 Location choice for Windows Virtual Desktop service data May CY2020 June CY2020 05/31/2020
60619 Windows Virtual Desktop deployment through Azure Portal May CY2020 June CY2020 05/31/2020
60622 Windows Virtual Desktop support for Microsoft Teams May CY2020 June CY2020 05/31/2020
63775 Auto-update for Teams Phones April CY2020 May CY2020 04/30/2020
27315 Outlook on the web - suggested replies Q3 CY2018 May CY2020 04/30/2020
42328 UML diagrams for Visio Q4 CY2019 Q1 CY2020 12/31/2019
60771 Microsoft Compliance Score reaches general availability May CY2020 Q3 CY2020 06/30/2020
62353 Pinch and zoom to focus on elements in your diagram May CY2020 June CY2020 05/31/2020
63538 Azure AD Connect cloud provisioning N/A Q4 CY2020 09/30/2020
63706 Microsoft Teams: Support for Egnyte as a cloud storage provider May CY2020 June CY2020 05/31/2020
58771 The Visio?Data Visualizer add-in for Excel is now generally available June CY2020 Q4 CY2020 09/30/2020
60371 Outlook for Windows: Signature cloud settings May CY2020 June CY2020 05/31/2020
34273 Microsoft Search GA Q1 CY2020 May CY2020 04/30/2020
46338 SharePoint: Enable modern communication site experience on classic sites Q1 CY2020 June CY2020 05/31/2020
53935 Microsoft Teams - Teams/Skype Consumer chat and calling interop Q1 CY2020 May CY2020 04/30/2020
58132 Outlook for iOS: Company Add-in for 3rd party online meetings June CY2020 Q4 CY2020 09/30/2020
45556 Outlook for Mac: Actionable Messages May CY2020 June CY2020 05/31/2020
60592 SharePoint: Default site theme color is changing from blue to teal June CY2020 May CY2020 04/30/2020

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57292 Microsoft Teams - Multi-Window Chat In development Rolling out 03/31/2020
62353 Pinch and zoom to focus on elements in your diagram In development Launched 05/31/2020
63341 Microsoft Teams - increase in the number of simultaneous videos in Teams meetings In development Rolling out 04/30/2020
62904 Microsoft Teams - New experience for launching instant channel meetings In development Rolling out 04/30/2020
62905 Microsoft Teams - improved Teams meeting join launcher experience In development Rolling out 04/30/2020
53118 Outlook for iOS: Search results presented in a tabbed view In development Rolling out 05/31/2020
56205 SharePoint site URL rename Rolling out Launched 09/30/2019
57204 Cortana Briefing email In development Rolling out 12/31/2019
58137 Outlook for iOS: Top tasks from To Do in Search landing page In development Rolling out 04/30/2020
58990 Outlook for Android: Search results includes deleted folders Rolling out Launched 05/31/2020
61149 Outlook for iOS: Meeting Insights on the Search page In development Rolling out 04/30/2020
61503 Microsoft Stream search vertical in Microsoft Search In development Cancelled 05/31/2020
62555 Exchange Monitoring preview In development Launched 05/31/2020
59706 Kaizala - User Admin Role Changes In development Launched 09/30/2019
60591 Copy your Project In development Rolling out 03/31/2020
62755 Microsoft Teams - raise hands in Teams meetings In development Rolling out 03/31/2020
54433 Automatic phishing detection for enterprise in-org forms Rolling out Launched 06/30/2019
59001 Office 365 Message Encryption: updates to enhance authenticity of OME emails In development Launched 12/31/2019
59344 Introducing File Upload Rolling out Launched 09/30/2019
63341 Microsoft Teams - increase in the number of simultaneous videos in Teams meetings Rolling out Launched 04/30/2020

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54964 Access Visio Data Visualizer add-in templates in Excel's Backstage view Excel backstage: Add-in ready templates now enabled Access Visio Data Visualizer add-in templates in Excel's Backstage view 05/31/2020
61637 Microsoft Teams - inline message translation in Office 365 Government GCC and GCC High Microsoft Teams - in-line message translation in Office 365 Government GCC and GCC High Microsoft Teams - inline message translation in Office 365 Government GCC and GCC High 03/31/2020
63706 Microsoft Teams: Support for Egnyte as a cloud storage provider Microsoft Teams supports Egnyte as a cloud storage provider Microsoft Teams: Support for Egnyte as a cloud storage provider 05/31/2020

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57204 Cortana Briefing email N/A MC212676 12/31/2019
63585 Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise: Changes to Channel Names N/A MC212678 05/31/2020
63591 New update channel for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise N/A MC212678 04/30/2020
63757 Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise: New Tenants will default to the "Current Channel". N/A MC212678 05/31/2020
46529 Microsoft Productivity Score Private Preview N/A MC213326 09/30/2019
63987 Microsoft Teams : Ability to add distribution lists and modern groups to scheduled meetings N/A MC213330 04/30/2020
34273 Microsoft Search GA MC176702,MC180997 MC176702,MC180997,MC213433 04/30/2020
63275 SharePoint lists - New hyperlink field editor in Quick Edit N/A MC213422 03/31/2020
63277 SharePoint lists and libraries - New calendar picker N/A MC213422 03/31/2020
64019 Office 365: Updated Office.com Home Page MC194823 MC194823,MC213423 05/31/2020
64022 Microsoft Teams: Rooms Management with Teams Admin Center N/A MC213457 05/31/2020

CW20 New Roadmap Items

RM ID RM Title RM Status RM Release RM Tags check before
42328 UML diagrams for Visio Launched General Availability Online,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 12/31/2019
43628 New templates for Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERD) now available in Visio for the web In development General Availability Online,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 05/31/2020
58771 The Visio?Data Visualizer add-in for Excel is now generally available In development General Availability Microsoft Visio,Online,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 09/30/2020
63585 Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise: Changes to Channel Names In development Monthly Channel (Standard) All environments,DoD,Education,GCC,GCC High,O365,Windows Desktop,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 05/31/2020
63591 New update channel for Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise In development Monthly Channel (Standard) All environments,DoD,Education,GCC,GCC High,O365,Windows Desktop,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 04/30/2020
63757 Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise: New Tenants will default to the "Current Channel". In development Monthly Channel (Standard) All environments,DoD,Education,GCC,GCC High,O365,Online,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 05/31/2020
63948 Windows Virtual Desktop: Customers can scale session hosts using Azure Automation with Spring update In development General Availability Windows Desktop,Windows Virtual Desktop,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 06/30/2020
58132 Outlook for iOS: Company Add-in for 3rd party online meetings In development Monthly Channel (Standard) Education,iOS,Outlook,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 09/30/2020
62495 Updates to Campaign Views In development General Availability All environments,Microsoft Information Protection,O365 05/31/2020
63671 Suggested Replies In development General Availability Android,Microsoft Teams,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 09/30/2020
64017 Microsoft Teams: Contextual Search In development General Availability DoD,GCC,GCC High,Microsoft Teams,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 05/31/2020
64019 Office 365: Updated Office.com Home Page In development All environments,DoD,GCC,GCC High,Online,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 05/31/2020
64035 Advanced eDiscovery: New feature to bulk-import custodians to a case In development General Availability Microsoft Information Protection,O365,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 05/31/2020
64036 Advanced eDiscovery: New feature to add data sources to a case In development General Availability Microsoft Information Protection,O365,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 05/31/2020
60592 SharePoint: Default site theme color is changing from blue to teal In development General Availability Targeted Release (Entire Organization) All environments,Online,SharePoint 04/30/2020
64022 Microsoft Teams: Rooms Management with Teams Admin Center In development General Availability Microsoft Teams,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 05/31/2020
64171 SharePoint lists and libraries - Create all column types directly within Quick Edit In development General Availability Education,Online,SharePoint,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 05/31/2020
64186 Communication Compliance: Automatically monitor all Teams a user is a member of In development General Availability Admin Center,O365,Online,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 09/30/2020
64187 Insider Risk Management and Communication Compliance available for Government clouds / GCC customers In development General Availability Admin Center,DoD,GCC,GCC High,O365,Online 09/30/2020
64188 Communication Compliance: Analyze Teams chat data of users with on-premises mailbox In development General Availability Admin Center,O365,Online,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 09/30/2020
64189 Communication Compliance: Detect adult content In development General Availability Admin Center,O365,Online,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 09/30/2020
64190 Microsoft teams for Firstline Worker - Shifts in GCC Rolling out General Availability GCC,Microsoft Teams,Online 04/30/2020

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