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

Changes

Changed Property: RM Description

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
66585 Microsoft Teams: Meeting Attendee Dashboard Measure 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
67113 Microsoft Teams: Custom Meeting Images Admins 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
57022 Microsoft Teams: New app templates for polls, surveys, and checklists We 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
68907 Microsoft Information Protection: Using sensitivity labels in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365 groups, and SharePoint sites for government clouds Regulate 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
70660 Microsoft 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
76265 Microsoft Edge v.88: Improve browser performance with sleeping tabs 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 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
59722 Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: On/Off Shift - V2 IT 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
67154 Outlook: Outlook on the web - Message Reminders Nudges 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
68897 Access: Dataverse Connector We 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
60371 Outlook for Windows: Signature cloud settings ROLL 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

Changed Property: RM MoreInfoLink

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
68907 Microsoft Information Protection: Using sensitivity labels in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365 groups, and SharePoint sites for government clouds N/A https://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-labels 12/31/2020

Changed Property: RM Release

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
59437 Outlook on the Web: Send from proxy addresses (aliases) December CY2020 March CY2021 02/28/2021
65943 Microsoft Teams: Dynamic view December CY2020 March CY2021 02/28/2021
65951 Microsoft Teams: Large meeting support January CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
65952 Microsoft Teams: Overflow meetings December CY2020 February CY2020 01/31/2021
66193 Planner: More labels December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
66357 Microsoft Teams: Wired HDMI ingest?for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android December CY2020 March CY2021 02/28/2021
66459 Teams: Updated functionality for downloading participant reports in Teams meetings February CY2021 March CY2021 12/31/2020
66585 Microsoft Teams: Meeting Attendee Dashboard December CY2020 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68730 Microsoft Teams: New Lobby Setting: Only Invited Users join directly January CY2021 March CY2021 01/31/2021
68758 Microsoft Teams: Real time data for Live Events in Teams Admin Center (Preview) December CY2020 July CY2021 06/30/2021
68771 Microsoft Teams: New Calling Experiences December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
68883 Microsoft To Do: iOS 14 Widgets December CY2020 January CY2021 11/30/2021
70198 Windows Virtual Desktop: Enable deallocated VMs to start automatically when a user connects December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
65638 Microsoft Teams: Simplified Global Notification Settings for GCC January CY2021 December CY2021 11/30/2021
65952 Microsoft Teams: Overflow meetings February CY2020 January CY2020 01/31/2021
66459 Teams: Updated functionality for downloading participant reports in Teams meetings March CY2021 January CY2021 12/31/2020
67103 Microsoft Search: PowerBI results with Microsoft Search in SharePoint and Office.com August CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
67115 SharePoint: Audience Targeting capability for Quick Links Web Part December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
67155 Microsoft To Do: Plan your day better with urgent and important task suggestions in My Day November CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
67163 One Drive: Create Shared Library December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
68131 Microsoft 365 Compliance Center: Burnout and suicide detection January CY2021 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68687 Microsoft 365 Compliance Center: Policy health check and ability to pause policy January CY2021 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68709 Microsoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics for GCC January CY2021 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68847 Microsoft Teams: Together mode for GCC-High and DoD December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
68860 Microsoft Teams: Add document libraries, pages or news to a channel in Teams via the new SharePoint tab December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
68874 Microsoft Information Protection: Teams location picker supports security groups and distribution lists. January CY2021 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68883 Microsoft To Do: iOS 14 Widgets January CY2021 December CY2021 11/30/2021
68892 Microsoft Teams: Multi-Window Meetings and Calling experiences for GCC-High and DoD December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
73251 Yammer: Improvements to hashtags and topics December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
66352 Microsoft Teams: Center of room meeting console support for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
66358 Microsoft Teams: Personal mode?for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
67199 Microsoft Teams: Private Channels in Office 365 for GCC-High December CY2020 June CY2021 05/31/2021
68130 Microsoft 365 Compliance Center: Translate content during investigation January CY2021 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68705 Microsoft Compliance center: Advanced eDiscovery - Collect and review encrypted content stored in SharePoint and or OneDrive for Business January CY2021 December CY2020 11/30/2020
68729 Microsoft Teams: Meeting Recap December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68743 Microsoft Teams: Teams casting for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68744 Microsoft Teams: Room Remote Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android December CY2020 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68817 Outlook for Mac: S/MIME December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
68819 Outlook for Mac: IMAP account type support December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68820 Outlook for Mac: Delegation December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68821 Outlook for Mac: Ability to import and save ICS files December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68822 Outlook for Mac: Support for favorite contacts December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
68823 Outlook for Mac: Shared Calendars December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68824 Outlook for Mac: Shared Mailboxes December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68825 Outlook for Mac: End meetings early and start meetings late December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68946 Microsoft Teams: Better together for calls on Teams phones March CY2021 June CY2021 05/31/2021
66194 Microsoft Teams: Multiple Number Dialing December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
67154 Outlook: Outlook on the web - Message Reminders March CY2021 January CY2021 12/31/2020
68730 Microsoft Teams: New Lobby Setting: Only Invited Users join directly March CY2021 February CY2021 01/31/2021
68899 Microsoft 365 admin center: Feedback from your organization coming to the admin center December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
60371 Outlook for Windows: Signature cloud settings December CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
61180 Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: Off Shift Access Control V1 December CY2020 January CY2021 12/31/2020
65952 Microsoft Teams: Overflow meetings January CY2020 February CY2021 01/31/2021
70664 Microsoft Teams meeting recordings saved to OneDrive & SharePoint for GCC-High and DoD January CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021

Changed Property: RM Release Phase

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
68758 Microsoft Teams: Real time data for Live Events in Teams Admin Center (Preview) Preview General Availability 06/30/2021
68864 Microsoft Search: Bookmark recommendations in Microsoft Search Preview Preview,General Availability 11/30/2020
68781 Microsoft Search: Improved usage analytics General Availability General Availability,Targeted Release (Entire Organization),Targeted Release (Select People) 11/30/2020

Changed Property: RM Status

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
67103 Microsoft Search: PowerBI results with Microsoft Search in SharePoint and Office.com Rolling out Launched 12/31/2020
67163 One Drive: Create Shared Library In development Launched 12/31/2020
71891 Windows Virtual Desktop: IT admins can use MSIX app attach from the Azure portal to reduce image management overhead In development Launched 11/30/2020
64972 Microsoft Teams: Tagging by Shifts In development Rolling out 11/30/2020
65759 Exchange: Linux and PowerShell v7.0 Support to the Exchange Online V2 PowerShell Module In development Launched 02/28/2021
66499 Yammer: Turn off commenting and QnA for live events In development Launched 11/30/2020
68781 Microsoft Search: Improved usage analytics In development Rolling out 11/30/2020
67100 Microsoft Information Protection: UI for configuring Exact Data Match In development Rolling out 11/30/2020
68818 Outlook for Mac: iCloud account type support In development Launched 11/30/2020
68827 Outlook for Mac: MIP Mandatory Labeling In development Launched 11/30/2020
68943 Microsoft Teams: Enhanced meeting experiences on Teams phones In development Launched 11/30/2020
68945 Microsoft Teams: Proximity Join for Teams conference phones In development Launched 11/30/2020
70197 Windows Virtual Desktop: Screen Capture Protection In development Launched 11/30/2020
59722 Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: On/Off Shift - V2 In development Cancelled 11/30/2020
70660 Microsoft Teams: GCC support for devices management in Teams Admin Centre. In development Rolling out 11/30/2020
16636 OneDrive: Conditional access for macOS Rolling out Launched 05/31/2020
59235 OneDrive: Single Sign On with Office Rolling out Launched 08/31/2020
63974 Outlook on the Web: Suggested replies for French and Italian in Europe Rolling out Launched 06/30/2020
65635 Outlook on the Web: Suggested replies for German and Spanish Rolling out Launched 06/30/2020
66186 OneDrive: Selective sync in KFM Rolling out Launched 07/31/2020
67122 Microsoft Teams: End-of-meeting notifications Rolling out Launched 11/30/2020
68866 Microsoft Teams: Linux Client available in GCC-High In development Launched 11/30/2020

Changed Property: RM Title

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
66585 Microsoft Teams: Meeting Attendee Dashboard Microsoft Teams: Meeting attendee engagement dashboard Microsoft Teams: Meeting Attendee Dashboard 02/28/2021
67168 Microsoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac Microsoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac for Word Wide Multi-Tenant and GCC Microsoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac 12/31/2020
67169 Microsoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac Microsoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac for GCC-High and DoD Microsoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac 12/31/2020
57022 Microsoft Teams: New app templates for polls, surveys, and checklists Microsoft Teams: Messaging extensions Microsoft Teams: New app templates for polls, surveys, and checklists 05/31/2020
65406 Microsoft Graph: Enabling Large Address Aware (LAA) for 32-Bit Access Access: Enabling Large Address Aware (LAA) for 32-Bit Access Microsoft Graph: Enabling Large Address Aware (LAA) for 32-Bit Access 06/30/2021
65407 Microsoft 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
65408 Microsoft 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
65409 Microsoft Graph: SQL Monaco Editor Access: SQL Monaco Editor Microsoft Graph: SQL Monaco Editor 06/30/2021
68709 Microsoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics for GCC Microsoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics Microsoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics for GCC 01/31/2021
68907 Microsoft Information Protection: Using sensitivity labels in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365 groups, and SharePoint sites for government clouds Microsoft Teams: Sensitivity Labels for GCC, GCC-H, and DoD Clouds Microsoft Information Protection: Using sensitivity labels in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365 groups, and SharePoint sites for government clouds 12/31/2020
70197 Windows Virtual Desktop: Screen Capture Protection Windows Virtual Desktop: protection from screen scraping Windows Virtual Desktop: Screen Capture Protection 11/30/2020
68897 Access: Dataverse Connector Access: Dataverse and Microsoft Teams Connector Access: Dataverse Connector 05/31/2021
68919 Outlook on the web: Extension of suggested replies worldwide Outlook on the web - Extension of suggested replies worldwide Outlook on the web: Extension of suggested replies worldwide 12/31/2020

CW51 New Roadmap Items

RM ID RM Title RM Status RM Release RM Tags check before
61187 Excel: Notes in Excel on the web In development General Availability Excel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 11/30/2020
64123 Outlook for Windows: Send email from your proxy email address (alias) In development Monthly Channel (Standard) Desktop,Education,Outlook,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
66260 Excel: Use ink and highlighter to annotate in Excel on the web In development General Availability Excel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 11/30/2020
66956 Excel: Change Regional Format settings in Excel for the web In development General Availability Excel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 11/30/2020
68954 Excel: Switch Office themes automatically to match Windows 10 In development General Availability Desktop,Excel,Windows 10,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 11/30/2020
70664 Microsoft Teams meeting recordings saved to OneDrive & SharePoint for GCC-High and DoD In development General Availability DoD,GCC,GCC High,Microsoft Teams,Web 02/28/2021
71436 Excel: Ink editor support in Excel Online In development General Availability Excel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 11/30/2020
51826 Excel: AutoFill with touch screen in Excel for the web In development General Availability Excel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 11/30/2020
68910 Microsoft Teams: Add a shared calendar to a Teams channel for GCC, GCC-High and DoD In development General Availability Desktop,DoD,GCC,GCC High,Microsoft Teams,Web 01/31/2021
68911 Microsoft Teams: Add a shared calendar to a Teams channel In development General Availability Desktop,Microsoft Teams,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 12/31/2020
68913 Microsoft Information Protection: Coauthoring in MIP labeled protected files (Preview) In development Preview Desktop,Microsoft Information Protection,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/31/2021
68914 Microsoft compliance center: Advanced eDiscovery Search tab is evolving to Collections tab In development Preview Microsoft Compliance center,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/31/2021
68915 Microsoft Information Protection: Upgraded data classification confidence levels In development General Availability Preview Targeted Release Microsoft Information Protection,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 12/31/2020
68916 Microsoft Information Protection: Copy and edit built-in info types and other improvements In development General Availability Microsoft Information Protection,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 12/31/2020
70665 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Email entity page Rolling out General Availability Desktop,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 12/31/2020
70666 Microsoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics for GCC-High and DoD In development General Availability Desktop,GCC,GCC High,Microsoft Information Protection,Web 02/28/2021
71348 Excel: iPad Fluent redesign - Ribbon header and commands In development General Availability Excel,iOS,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 12/31/2020
76687 Microsoft Edge v.87: Office task modules on the Edge Enterprise New Tab page's Office feed In development Stable Channel Microsoft Edge,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 12/31/2020
77796 Microsoft Teams: Simplified way to manage your channel notification settings for GCC In development General Availability Desktop,GCC,Microsoft Teams 02/28/2021
59909 Excel: 3D Model Support in iOS In development General Availability Desktop,Excel,iOS,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/31/2021
67356 Office app: New Ink Toolbox for iPhone and iPad In development General Availability iOS,Mobile,Office app,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/31/2021
51388 Excel: Paste Options in Excel for the web In development General Availability Excel,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 12/31/2020
67390 Excel: Power Query Data Types Tutorial In development General Availability Desktop,Excel,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 11/30/2020
68919 Outlook on the web: Extension of suggested replies worldwide In development General Availability Targeted Release Education,Exchange,Outlook,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 12/31/2020
70542 Microsoft Information Protection: Auditing and Analytics in Office apps In development General Availability Microsoft Information Protection,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 12/31/2020
70543 Microsoft Teams: Block Downloads for Teams meeting recordings on OneDrive and SharePoint In development General Availability Microsoft Stream,Microsoft Teams,OneDrive,SharePoint,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/31/2021
76297 Excel: Import data from dynamic arrays In development General Availability Desktop,Excel,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/31/2021
68920 Microsoft 365: License management in the Microsoft 365 Admin app In development General Availability Microsoft 365 Admin Center,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/31/2021
70544 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Improvements to Alerts and Hunting In development General Availability Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021

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