2021 CW 08 Microsoft 365 Roadmap changes

from 02/15/2021 to 02/21/2021

49 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were changed and 11 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were added

Changes

Changed Property: RM Description

RM IDRM TitleOld ValueNew Valuecheck before
63064Microsoft 365 Admin Center: Retention policies for YammerExpand support for Yammer messages.{This is a duplicate of 70581 and will be removed} Expand support for Yammer messages.01/31/2021
68761Microsoft Teams: Meeting recording improvementsStream playback performance and new features are coming to Teams meetings recordings by the end of the year as part of the new Stream experience. As part of this, meeting recordings will be stored in OneDrive, thus unlocking new value for customers including permissions and sharing, retention policies, basic information governance, increased quota, immediate meeting availability, "go local" tenant support, bring your own key (BYOK) support, multi-geo support, and improved transcript quality and speaker attribution.Stream playback performance and new features are coming to Teams meetings recordings by the end of the year as part of the new Stream experience. As part of this, meeting recordings will be stored in OneDrive, thus unlocking new value for customers including permissions and sharing, retention policies, basic information governance, immediate meeting availability, "go local" tenant support, bring your own key (BYOK) support, multi-geo support, and improved transcript quality and speaker attribution.01/31/2021
66193Microsoft Planner: More labelsAdd up to 25 labels to your tasks in PlannerAdd up to 25 task labels and colors in Planner and in Planner for Teams.01/31/2021
70543Microsoft Teams: Block Downloads for non-channel Teams meeting recordings on OneDriveAll users with view-only permissions of a Teams meeting recording uploaded to OneDrive & SharePoint will now be blocked from downloading the recording by default.All users with view-only permissions of a non-channel Teams meeting recording uploaded to OneDrive will now be blocked from downloading the recording by default.03/31/2021

Changed Property: RM Release

RM IDRM TitleOld ValueNew Valuecheck before
67091Microsoft Teams: Enable tenant administrators to configure masking of PSTN participant phone numbersFebruary CY2021March CY202102/28/2021
68696Microsoft Teams: Create a task from a message in Microsoft TeamsFebruary CY2021March CY202102/28/2021
70575OneDrive: Sync Client support for DWG file Version HistoryMarch CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
70676Microsoft Teams: Role based Access scoping on devices categoryMarch CY2021May CY202104/30/2021
70697Microsoft Teams: Moving all Power Shell work items under ITPro-Power ShellFebruary CY2021July CY202106/30/2021
67144Microsoft To Do: WebApp available to GCCDecember CY2020March CY202002/29/2020
68849Microsoft Information Protection: Automatic and recommended sensitivity labeling available in Office apps for Mac for Government cloudsMarch CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
66351Microsoft Teams: Dual front-of-room screens support on collaboration barNovember CY2021November CY202010/31/2020
67156Microsoft Project: Deploy Project for the web in multiple environmentsMarch CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
67168Microsoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on MacFebruary CY2021March CY202102/28/2021
68718Microsoft Compliance center: Advanced Audit - Search term events in Exchange Online and SharePoint Online for Government cloudsMarch CY2021April CY202103/31/2021
68876Microsoft Information Protection: Exact Data Match to support improved auditabilityFebruary CY2021March CY202102/28/2021
68878Microsoft 365 compliance center: Advanced Audit log retention (1 year)March CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
68882Microsoft Information Protection: Exact Data Match to support notifications for data upload status through alert policiesFebruary CY2021March CY202102/28/2021
76166Word: Better collaboration with modern comments for MacMay CY2021March CY202102/28/2021
76186Word: Better collaboration with modern comments for WindowsApril CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
76264Microsoft Edge v.88: Browser icons?updated to?Fluent icon spec.March CY2021January CY202112/31/2020
76676Yammer Cross-geo external collaboration support on External Networks for the EUMarch CY2021February CY202101/31/2021
80044Forms: New Forms Start Page in GCC, Gcc-High and DoDMarch CY2021April CY202103/31/2021
68896Microsoft 365 compliance center: Third-party data connectorsMarch CY2021April CY202103/31/2021
70543Microsoft Teams: Block Downloads for non-channel Teams meeting recordings on OneDriveFebruary CY2021April CY202103/31/2021
80164Outlook for Windows: Every meeting online for GCCMarch CY2021May CY202104/30/2021
80365Outlook for Windows: Every meeting online for GCC-High and DoDApril CY2021June CY202105/31/2021

Changed Property: RM Release Phase

RM IDRM TitleOld ValueNew Valuecheck before
59889Windows Virtual Desktop: choose the EU geography to store the Windows Virtual Desktop service metadataGeneral AvailabilityGeneral Availability,Preview02/28/2021
65911OneDrive: Consolidation of OneDrive-SharePoint admin centersGeneral AvailabilityGeneral Availability,Targeted Release (Entire Organization)01/31/2021
76166Word: Better collaboration with modern comments for MacBeta ChannelGeneral Availability02/28/2021
76186Word: Better collaboration with modern comments for WindowsBeta ChannelGeneral Availability01/31/2021
76166Word: Better collaboration with modern comments for MacGeneral AvailabilityCurrent Channel02/28/2021
76186Word: Better collaboration with modern comments for WindowsGeneral AvailabilityCurrent Channel01/31/2021
76676Yammer Cross-geo external collaboration support on External Networks for the EUGeneral AvailabilityLimited Availability01/31/2021

Changed Property: RM Status

RM IDRM TitleOld ValueNew Valuecheck before
57313SharePoint: Information barriersRolling outLaunched02/29/2020
67167MyAnalytics: More granular control to opt users in or out of MyAnalytics featuresIn developmentLaunched01/31/2021
68772Microsoft Teams: Survivable Branch ApplianceIn developmentLaunched01/31/2021
68915Microsoft Information Protection: Upgraded data classification confidence levelsIn developmentLaunched01/31/2021
68916Microsoft Information Protection: Copy and edit built-in info types and other improvementsIn developmentLaunched01/31/2021
51230Microsoft Teams: New file sharing experienceRolling outIn development02/28/2021
59889Windows Virtual Desktop: choose the EU geography to store the Windows Virtual Desktop service metadataIn developmentLaunched02/28/2021
60340Outlook for Windows: Text PredictionsIn developmentRolling out01/31/2021
61101Outlook for iOS: Book a physical workspaceRolling outLaunched08/31/2020
63064Microsoft 365 Admin Center: Retention policies for YammerIn developmentCancelled01/31/2021
64169Microsoft Lists: comments - built on SharePointRolling outLaunched11/30/2020
65880Microsoft Information Protection: Exact Data Match will support data configurationIn developmentLaunched01/31/2021
66513Outlook for Android: Book a physical workspaceRolling outLaunched08/31/2020
67144Microsoft To Do: WebApp available to GCCLaunchedIn development02/29/2020
68709Microsoft Information Protection: Data classification analytics for GCCIn developmentLaunched01/31/2021
70545Microsoft Teams: History MenuIn developmentRolling out01/31/2021
70609SharePoint Syntex: Add taxonomy columns from modern library viewsIn developmentRolling out01/31/2021
76166Word: Better collaboration with modern comments for MacRolling outIn development02/28/2021
76186Word: Better collaboration with modern comments for WindowsRolling outIn development01/31/2021
61130Outlook for iOS: Block unmanaged data in emails and calendar eventsRolling outLaunched05/31/2020
61131Outlook for Android: Block unmanaged data in emails and calendar eventsRolling outLaunched05/31/2020
67156Microsoft Project: Deploy Project for the web in multiple environmentsIn developmentLaunched01/31/2021
70543Microsoft Teams: Block Downloads for non-channel Teams meeting recordings on OneDriveIn developmentRolling out03/31/2021
70549Microsoft 365 admin center: M365 informed network routing - SD-WAN integrationLaunchedIn development02/28/2021
76676Yammer Cross-geo external collaboration support on External Networks for the EULaunchedRolling out01/31/2021
63061Information Governance: New retention engine for SPORolling outLaunched08/31/2020
67028Outlook for Android: Text predictionsIn developmentRolling out01/31/2021
70543Microsoft Teams: Block Downloads for non-channel Teams meeting recordings on OneDriveRolling outIn development03/31/2021
70669SharePoint: Image LightboxIn developmentRolling out01/31/2021
79246Forms: Specific User Sharing for Response CollectionIn developmentRolling out01/31/2021

Changed Property: RM Title

RM IDRM TitleOld ValueNew Valuecheck before
80164Outlook for Windows: Every meeting online for GCCOutlook for Windows: Every meeting online for Government CloudsOutlook for Windows: Every meeting online for GCC04/30/2021
80365Outlook for Windows: Every meeting online for GCC-High and DoDOutlook for Windows: Every meeting online for Government CloudsOutlook for Windows: Every meeting online for GCC-High and DoD05/31/2021
76186Word: Better collaboration with modern comments for WindowsWord: Better collaboration with modern commentsWord: Better collaboration with modern comments for Windows01/31/2021
66193Microsoft Planner: More labelsPlanner: More labelsMicrosoft Planner: More labels01/31/2021
70543Microsoft Teams: Block Downloads for non-channel Teams meeting recordings on OneDriveMicrosoft Teams: Block Downloads for Teams meeting recordings on OneDrive and SharePointMicrosoft Teams: Block Downloads for non-channel Teams meeting recordings on OneDrive03/31/2021

CW08 New Roadmap Items

RM IDRM TitleRM StatusRM ReleaseRM Tagscheck before
79599Word: Dictation in Word for the Web now available for GCC and GCC-High TenantsIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityWeb,Word01/31/2021
79600Outlook and Word: Dictation in Desktop and Mac now available for GCC and GCC-High TenantsIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,Outlook,Word01/31/2021
79606Word: Dictation in Word for iOS and Word for Android now available for GCC and GCC-High TenantsIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityiOS,Word01/31/2021
80456Planner: More labels for GCC-High and DoDIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDoD,GCC,GCC High,Microsoft Teams,Planner,Web03/31/2021
70633Microsoft 365 compliance center: Insider Risk Management analyticsIn developmentPreviewMicrosoft Compliance center,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)02/28/2021
60775Excel: Natural Language Queries in IdeasIn developmentSemi-annual (Standard)Desktop,Excel,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)02/28/2021
70708Microsoft Information Protection: OneDrive for Business location picker supports security groups and distribution lists.In developmentTargeted Release (Entire Organization)Desktop,Microsoft Information Protection,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)02/28/2021
78150Visio for the Web: Organization ChartsIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDoD,GCC,GCC High,Visio,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)03/31/2021
80175Microsoft 365 admin center: Improvements to Service Health Dashboard and Incident CommunicationsIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDoD,GCC,GCC High,Microsoft 365 Admin Center,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)03/31/2021
80179Word for Windows: Text PredictionsIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,Word,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)02/28/2021
70635SharePoint: Page AnalyticsIn developmentGeneral AvailabilitySharePoint,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)02/28/2021

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