2020 CW 51 Microsoft 365 Roadmap changes

from 12/14/2020 to 12/20/2020

82 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were changed and 29 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were added

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66585Microsoft Teams: Meeting Attendee DashboardMeasure attendee engagement through participation, including registration, attendance and interactions during the meeting. This data is also available for download.Measure registration and attendance data in the reporting dashboard.02/28/2021
67113Microsoft Teams: Custom Meeting ImagesAdmins will now be able to add a customer logo to the Teams experience, for display in the lobby and meeting pre-join experience. The logo will be displayed for meetings where the organizer has the Advanced Comms SKU.Admins will now be able to add a custom logo to the Teams experience, for display in the lobby and meeting pre-join experience. The logo will be displayed for meetings where the organizer has the Advanced Comms SKU.09/30/2020
57022Microsoft Teams: New app templates for polls, surveys, and checklistsWe have a new set of messaging extensions coming to Teams. Two new types of messaging extensions - Checklists and Polls- will help you and your team to digitize and streamline daily business processes and get instant feedback to shared items or questions. You will be able to easily access these by clicking on '...' at the bottom of the compose box in a chat or channel.Easily gather information or keep track of things in chat and channels with new app templates for?polls,?surveys, and?checklists?in Teams. Once installed and configured by the Teams administrators, these messaging extensions provide a simple and intuitive experience for users across all platforms without the need to use 3rd party apps.05/31/2020
68907Microsoft Information Protection: Using sensitivity labels in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365 groups, and SharePoint sites for government cloudsRegulate who can access teams in your organization. Sensitivity labels created in the security and compliance admin center can now be used to control the privacy and guest access settings of the team. Users can select the appropriate label when creating a new team.When you create sensitivity labels in the Microsoft 365 compliance center, you can apply them to the following containers: Microsoft Teams sites, Microsoft 365 groups (formerly Office 365 groups), and SharePoint sites. These sensitivity labels can now be used to control the privacy and guest access settings of teams, groups, and sites.12/31/2020
70660Microsoft Teams: GCC support for devices management in Teams Admin Centre.Teams Admin Centre enables effective management of Teams. Now, our customers who have tenants in the GCC environment can also manage their Teams devices from the Teams Admin Center. Admins can now control the entire lifecycle of their Teams devices which include an increasing variety of supported device types - IP Phones, Collaboration bars, Teams displays, Teams Meeting Room devices.Teams admin center enables effective management of Teams. Now our customers who have tenants in the GCC environment can also manage their Teams devices from the Teams admin center. Admins can now control the entire lifecycle of their Teams devices which include an increasing variety of supported device types - IP Phones, Collaboration bars, Teams displays, Teams Meeting Room devices.11/30/2020
76265Microsoft Edge v.88: Improve browser performance with sleeping tabsSleeping tabs improves browser performance by reducing system resources (e.g., RAM, CPU) that are used by background, inactive browser tabs. Users can prevent tab sites from going to sleep and configure the length of time before an inactive tab goes to sleep. This feature can also be managed with group policies.Sleeping tabs improves browser performance by reducing system resources (e.g., RAM, CPU) that are used by background, inactive browser tabs. Users can prevent tab sites from going to sleep and configure the length of time before an inactive tab goes to sleep. This feature is limited to a randomly selected group of users who have enabled experimentation. We are planning to have sleeping tabs feature enabled by default with Microsoft Edge v. 89. This feature can be managed with group policies.12/31/2020
59722Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: On/Off Shift - V2IT admins have the option to block the entire Teams app when a user is off shift.{This item is being merged with 57173 and will be removed.} IT admins have the option to block the entire Teams app when a user is off shift.11/30/2020
67154Outlook: Outlook on the web - Message RemindersNudges can help you remember to reply to or follow up on messages by bringing them to the top of your message list.Message Reminders help you remember to reply to messages by bringing them to the top of the Inbox.12/31/2020
68897Access: Dataverse ConnectorWe are providing a collaborative platform for you to integrate your data and applications into the cloud/mobile-based world through Dataverse as well as Microsoft Teams, while continuing to preserve the Access Desktop value. This opens a realm of opportunities to share and collaborate on your apps & data in our consistently growing Teams and Power Apps/Dataverse ecosystems.We are providing a collaborative platform for you to integrate your data and applications into the cloud/mobile-based world through Dataverse while continuing to preserve the Access Desktop value. This opens a realm of opportunities to share and collaborate on your apps & data in our consistently growing Teams and Power Apps/Dataverse ecosystems.05/31/2021
60371Outlook for Windows: Signature cloud settingsROLL OUT TEMPORARILY PAUSED FOR NOVEMBER 2020.?Your Signature settings are stored in the cloud so your experience is consistent when you access Outlook for Windows on any computer.ROLL OUT TEMPORARILY PAUSED.?Your Signature settings are stored in the cloud so your experience is consistent when you access Outlook for Windows on any computer.01/31/2021

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68907Microsoft Information Protection: Using sensitivity labels in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365 groups, and SharePoint sites for government cloudsN/Ahttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/sensitivity-labels-teams-groups-sites?view=o365-worldwide#how-to-configure-site-and-group-settings-when-you-create-or-edit-sensitivity-labels12/31/2020

Changed Property: RM Release

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59437Outlook on the Web: Send from proxy addresses (aliases)December CY2020March CY202102/28/2021
65943Microsoft Teams: Dynamic viewDecember CY2020March CY202102/28/2021
65951Microsoft Teams: Large meeting supportJanuary CY2021March CY202102/28/2021
65952Microsoft Teams: Overflow meetingsDecember CY2020February CY202001/31/2021
66193Planner: More labelsDecember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
66357Microsoft Teams: Wired HDMI ingest?for Microsoft Teams Rooms on AndroidDecember CY2020March CY202102/28/2021
66459Teams: Updated functionality for downloading participant reports in Teams meetingsFebruary CY2021March CY202112/31/2020
66585Microsoft Teams: Meeting Attendee DashboardDecember CY2020March CY202102/28/2021
68730Microsoft Teams: New Lobby Setting: Only Invited Users join directlyJanuary CY2021March CY202101/31/2021
68758Microsoft Teams: Real time data for Live Events in Teams Admin Center (Preview)December CY2020July CY202106/30/2021
68771Microsoft Teams: New Calling ExperiencesDecember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
68883Microsoft To Do: iOS 14 WidgetsDecember CY2020January CY202111/30/2021
70198Windows Virtual Desktop: Enable deallocated VMs to start automatically when a user connectsDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
65638Microsoft Teams: Simplified Global Notification Settings for GCCJanuary CY2021December CY202111/30/2021
65952Microsoft Teams: Overflow meetingsFebruary CY2020January CY202001/31/2021
66459Teams: Updated functionality for downloading participant reports in Teams meetingsMarch CY2021January CY202112/31/2020
67103Microsoft Search: PowerBI results with Microsoft Search in SharePoint and Office.comAugust CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
67115SharePoint: Audience Targeting capability for Quick Links Web PartDecember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
67155Microsoft To Do: Plan your day better with urgent and important task suggestions in My DayNovember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
67163One Drive: Create Shared LibraryDecember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
68131Microsoft 365 Compliance Center: Burnout and suicide detectionJanuary CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
68687Microsoft 365 Compliance Center: Policy health check and ability to pause policyJanuary CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
68709Microsoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics for GCCJanuary CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
68847Microsoft Teams: Together mode for GCC-High and DoDDecember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
68860Microsoft Teams: Add document libraries, pages or news to a channel in Teams via the new SharePoint tabDecember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
68874Microsoft Information Protection: Teams location picker supports security groups and distribution lists.January CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
68883Microsoft To Do: iOS 14 WidgetsJanuary CY2021December CY202111/30/2021
68892Microsoft Teams: Multi-Window Meetings and Calling experiences for GCC-High and DoDDecember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
73251Yammer: Improvements to hashtags and topicsDecember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
66352Microsoft Teams: Center of room meeting console support for Microsoft Teams Rooms on AndroidDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
66358Microsoft Teams: Personal mode?for Microsoft Teams Rooms on AndroidDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
67199Microsoft Teams: Private Channels in Office 365 for GCC-HighDecember CY2020June CY202105/31/2021
68130Microsoft 365 Compliance Center: Translate content during investigationJanuary CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
68705Microsoft Compliance center: Advanced eDiscovery - Collect and review encrypted content stored in SharePoint and or OneDrive for BusinessJanuary CY2021December CY202011/30/2020
68729Microsoft Teams: Meeting RecapDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
68743Microsoft Teams: Teams casting for Microsoft Teams Rooms on AndroidDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
68744Microsoft Teams: Room Remote Microsoft Teams Rooms on AndroidDecember CY2020March CY202102/28/2021
68817Outlook for Mac: S/MIMEDecember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
68819Outlook for Mac: IMAP account type supportDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
68820Outlook for Mac: DelegationDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
68821Outlook for Mac: Ability to import and save ICS filesDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
68822Outlook for Mac: Support for favorite contactsDecember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
68823Outlook for Mac: Shared CalendarsDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
68824Outlook for Mac: Shared MailboxesDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
68825Outlook for Mac: End meetings early and start meetings lateDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
68946Microsoft Teams: Better together for calls on Teams phonesMarch CY2021June CY202105/31/2021
66194Microsoft Teams: Multiple Number DialingDecember CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
67154Outlook: Outlook on the web - Message RemindersMarch CY2021January CY202112/31/2020
68730Microsoft Teams: New Lobby Setting: Only Invited Users join directlyMarch CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
68899Microsoft 365 admin center: Feedback from your organization coming to the admin centerDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
60371Outlook for Windows: Signature cloud settingsDecember CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
61180Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: Off Shift Access Control V1December CY2020January CY202112/31/2020
65952Microsoft Teams: Overflow meetingsJanuary CY2020February CY202101/31/2021
70664Microsoft Teams meeting recordings saved to OneDrive & SharePoint for GCC-High and DoDJanuary CY2021March CY202102/28/2021

Changed Property: RM Release Phase

RM IDRM TitleOld ValueNew Valuecheck before
68758Microsoft Teams: Real time data for Live Events in Teams Admin Center (Preview)PreviewGeneral Availability06/30/2021
68864Microsoft Search: Bookmark recommendations in Microsoft SearchPreviewPreview,General Availability11/30/2020
68781Microsoft Search: Improved usage analyticsGeneral AvailabilityGeneral Availability,Targeted Release (Entire Organization),Targeted Release (Select People)11/30/2020

Changed Property: RM Status

RM IDRM TitleOld ValueNew Valuecheck before
67103Microsoft Search: PowerBI results with Microsoft Search in SharePoint and Office.comRolling outLaunched12/31/2020
67163One Drive: Create Shared LibraryIn developmentLaunched12/31/2020
71891Windows Virtual Desktop: IT admins can use MSIX app attach from the Azure portal to reduce image management overheadIn developmentLaunched11/30/2020
64972Microsoft Teams: Tagging by ShiftsIn developmentRolling out11/30/2020
65759Exchange: Linux and PowerShell v7.0 Support to the Exchange Online V2 PowerShell ModuleIn developmentLaunched02/28/2021
66499Yammer: Turn off commenting and QnA for live eventsIn developmentLaunched11/30/2020
68781Microsoft Search: Improved usage analyticsIn developmentRolling out11/30/2020
67100Microsoft Information Protection: UI for configuring Exact Data MatchIn developmentRolling out11/30/2020
68818Outlook for Mac: iCloud account type supportIn developmentLaunched11/30/2020
68827Outlook for Mac: MIP Mandatory LabelingIn developmentLaunched11/30/2020
68943Microsoft Teams: Enhanced meeting experiences on Teams phonesIn developmentLaunched11/30/2020
68945Microsoft Teams: Proximity Join for Teams conference phonesIn developmentLaunched11/30/2020
70197Windows Virtual Desktop: Screen Capture ProtectionIn developmentLaunched11/30/2020
59722Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: On/Off Shift - V2In developmentCancelled11/30/2020
70660Microsoft Teams: GCC support for devices management in Teams Admin Centre.In developmentRolling out11/30/2020
16636OneDrive: Conditional access for macOSRolling outLaunched05/31/2020
59235OneDrive: Single Sign On with OfficeRolling outLaunched08/31/2020
63974Outlook on the Web: Suggested replies for French and Italian in EuropeRolling outLaunched06/30/2020
65635Outlook on the Web: Suggested replies for German and SpanishRolling outLaunched06/30/2020
66186OneDrive: Selective sync in KFMRolling outLaunched07/31/2020
67122Microsoft Teams: End-of-meeting notificationsRolling outLaunched11/30/2020
68866Microsoft Teams: Linux Client available in GCC-HighIn developmentLaunched11/30/2020

Changed Property: RM Title

RM IDRM TitleOld ValueNew Valuecheck before
66585Microsoft Teams: Meeting Attendee DashboardMicrosoft Teams: Meeting attendee engagement dashboardMicrosoft Teams: Meeting Attendee Dashboard02/28/2021
67168Microsoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on MacMicrosoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac for Word Wide Multi-Tenant and GCCMicrosoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac12/31/2020
67169Microsoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on MacMicrosoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac for GCC-High and DoDMicrosoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac12/31/2020
57022Microsoft Teams: New app templates for polls, surveys, and checklistsMicrosoft Teams: Messaging extensionsMicrosoft Teams: New app templates for polls, surveys, and checklists05/31/2020
65406Microsoft Graph: Enabling Large Address Aware (LAA) for 32-Bit AccessAccess: Enabling Large Address Aware (LAA) for 32-Bit AccessMicrosoft Graph: Enabling Large Address Aware (LAA) for 32-Bit Access06/30/2021
65407Microsoft Graph: ODBC Interface Support (without ACE Redistributable Engine)Access: ODBC Interface Support (without ACE Redistributable Engine)Microsoft Graph: ODBC Interface Support (without ACE Redistributable Engine)12/31/2020
65408Microsoft Graph: DAO Interface Support (without ACE Redistributable Engine)Access: DAO Interface Support (without ACE Redistributable Engine)Microsoft Graph: DAO Interface Support (without ACE Redistributable Engine)12/31/2020
65409Microsoft Graph: SQL Monaco EditorAccess: SQL Monaco EditorMicrosoft Graph: SQL Monaco Editor06/30/2021
68709Microsoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics for GCCMicrosoft Information Protection: Data classification analyticsMicrosoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics for GCC01/31/2021
68907Microsoft Information Protection: Using sensitivity labels in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365 groups, and SharePoint sites for government cloudsMicrosoft Teams: Sensitivity Labels for GCC, GCC-H, and DoD CloudsMicrosoft Information Protection: Using sensitivity labels in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365 groups, and SharePoint sites for government clouds12/31/2020
70197Windows Virtual Desktop: Screen Capture ProtectionWindows Virtual Desktop: protection from screen scrapingWindows Virtual Desktop: Screen Capture Protection11/30/2020
68897Access: Dataverse ConnectorAccess: Dataverse and Microsoft Teams ConnectorAccess: Dataverse Connector05/31/2021
68919Outlook on the web: Extension of suggested replies worldwideOutlook on the web - Extension of suggested replies worldwideOutlook on the web: Extension of suggested replies worldwide12/31/2020

CW51 New Roadmap Items

RM IDRM TitleRM StatusRM ReleaseRM Tagscheck before
61187Excel: Notes in Excel on the webIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityExcel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)11/30/2020
64123Outlook for Windows: Send email from your proxy email address (alias)In developmentMonthly Channel (Standard)Desktop,Education,Outlook,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)02/28/2021
66260Excel: Use ink and highlighter to annotate in Excel on the webIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityExcel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)11/30/2020
66956Excel: Change Regional Format settings in Excel for the webIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityExcel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)11/30/2020
68954Excel: Switch Office themes automatically to match Windows 10In developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,Excel,Windows 10,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)11/30/2020
70664Microsoft Teams meeting recordings saved to OneDrive & SharePoint for GCC-High and DoDIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDoD,GCC,GCC High,Microsoft Teams,Web02/28/2021
71436Excel: Ink editor support in Excel OnlineIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityExcel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)11/30/2020
51826Excel: AutoFill with touch screen in Excel for the webIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityExcel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)11/30/2020
68910Microsoft Teams: Add a shared calendar to a Teams channel for GCC, GCC-High and DoDIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,DoD,GCC,GCC High,Microsoft Teams,Web01/31/2021
68911Microsoft Teams: Add a shared calendar to a Teams channelIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,Microsoft Teams,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)12/31/2020
68913Microsoft Information Protection: Coauthoring in MIP labeled protected files (Preview)In developmentPreviewDesktop,Microsoft Information Protection,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)01/31/2021
68914Microsoft compliance center: Advanced eDiscovery Search tab is evolving to Collections tabIn developmentPreviewMicrosoft Compliance center,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)01/31/2021
68915Microsoft Information Protection: Upgraded data classification confidence levelsIn developmentGeneral Availability Preview Targeted ReleaseMicrosoft Information Protection,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)12/31/2020
68916Microsoft Information Protection: Copy and edit built-in info types and other improvementsIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityMicrosoft Information Protection,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)12/31/2020
70665Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Email entity pageRolling outGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)12/31/2020
70666Microsoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics for GCC-High and DoDIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,GCC,GCC High,Microsoft Information Protection,Web02/28/2021
71348Excel: iPad Fluent redesign - Ribbon header and commandsIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityExcel,iOS,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)12/31/2020
76687Microsoft Edge v.87: Office task modules on the Edge Enterprise New Tab page's Office feedIn developmentStable ChannelMicrosoft Edge,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)12/31/2020
77796Microsoft Teams: Simplified way to manage your channel notification settings for GCCIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,GCC,Microsoft Teams02/28/2021
59909Excel: 3D Model Support in iOSIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,Excel,iOS,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)01/31/2021
67356Office app: New Ink Toolbox for iPhone and iPadIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityiOS,Mobile,Office app,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)01/31/2021
51388Excel: Paste Options in Excel for the webIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityExcel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)12/31/2020
67390Excel: Power Query Data Types TutorialIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,Excel,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)11/30/2020
68919Outlook on the web: Extension of suggested replies worldwideIn developmentGeneral Availability Targeted ReleaseEducation,Exchange,Outlook,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)12/31/2020
70542Microsoft Information Protection: Auditing and Analytics in Office appsIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityMicrosoft Information Protection,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)12/31/2020
70543Microsoft Teams: Block Downloads for Teams meeting recordings on OneDrive and SharePointIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityMicrosoft Stream,Microsoft Teams,OneDrive,SharePoint,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)01/31/2021
76297Excel: Import data from dynamic arraysIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,Excel,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)01/31/2021
68920Microsoft 365: License management in the Microsoft 365 Admin appIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityMicrosoft 365 Admin Center,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)01/31/2021
70544Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Improvements to Alerts and HuntingIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityWeb,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)02/28/2021

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