2021 CW 09 Microsoft 365 Roadmap changes

from 02/22/2021 to 02/28/2021

110 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were changed and 25 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were added

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RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
70595 Exchange: Online - Tag for external email messages received Exchange will make available a PowerShell cmdlet so that admins can enable the protections against spam & phishing threats from external senders. ?This will be achieved by presenting a new label on emails called ?External? in the message list in Outlook on the web, for iOS and Android. In some Outlook clients, a "mail tip" will be included at the top of the reading pane with sender's email address. Exchange will make available a PowerShell cmdlet so that admins can enable the protections against spam & phishing threats from external senders. ?This will be achieved by presenting a new tag on emails called ?External? in the message list in Outlook on the web, for iOS and Android. In some Outlook clients, a "mail tip" will be included at the top of the reading pane with sender's email address, 01/31/2021
66188 OneDrive: Exclude specific files from sync Admins can exclude newly added files from syncing to the cloud by file name or extension Admins can exclude newly added files from syncing to the cloud by file name or extension on Windows. 11/30/2020
68131 Microsoft 365 Compliance Center: Burnout and suicide detection Deliver new machine learning models for Communication Compliance to detect both burnout and suicidal thoughts. {Update: This feature is being postponed indefinitely.} Deliver new machine learning models for Communication Compliance to detect both burnout and suicidal thoughts. 03/31/2021
68867 Microsoft Teams: Live Event Presenters can now present from their iPad to the audience Live Event Presenters can now present from their iPad to the audience. {This item has been indefinitely postponed and will be removed from the roadmap.} Live Event Presenters can now present from their iPad to the audience. 01/31/2021
70586 Microsoft 365 compliance center: Advanced eDiscovery - Hold optimizations This update provides various service optimizations for Advanced eDiscovery, including hold reliability and limits increase. This update provides various service optimizations for Advanced eDiscovery, including service improvements for hold and limits increase. 05/31/2021
70624 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Potential Nation State Activity Alerts Nation state threats are defined as cyber threat activity that originates in a particular country with the apparent intent of furthering national interests. These attacks represent some of the most advanced and persistent threat activity Microsoft tracks. The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center follows these threats, builds comprehensive profiles of the activity, and works closely with all Microsoft security teams to implement detections and mitigations to protect our customers. We're adding an alert to the security portal to alert customers when suspected nation-state activity is detected in the tenant. Suspected nation-state activities are among the most advanced and persistent security threats that Microsoft tracks. They have an apparent origin in a particular country or region, and a potential goal of advancing political, social or economic interests. Microsoft?s Threat Intelligence Center profiles these activities and works with Microsoft security teams to implement detections and mitigations. We're adding an alert to notify customers when suspected nation-state activity is detected. 01/31/2021
70695 OneDrive: 64-bit OneDrive OneDrive is now available as a 64-bit install for AMD64-based devices. OneDrive will be available as a 64-bit install for AMD64-based devices. 02/28/2021

Changed Property: RM Release

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
67169 Microsoft Teams: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac March CY2021 April CY2021 03/31/2021
68205 Outlook for Windows: New location for key Outlook modules March CY2021 April CY2021 03/31/2021
68730 Microsoft Teams: New Lobby Setting: Only Invited Users join directly February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
70547 OneDrive: Android - Bookmarks for PDF viewing February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
70548 OneDrive: Android - Page rotation for PDF viewing February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
51847 Excel: Support rich text editing inside cells for Excel on the web February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
59889 Windows Virtual Desktop: choose the EU geography to store the Windows Virtual Desktop service metadata March CY2021 February CY2021 01/31/2021
61187 Excel: Notes in Excel on the web February CY2021 April CY2021 03/31/2021
66562 Microsoft Teams: View all upcoming assignments in the Teams calendar February CY2021 May CY2021 04/30/2021
68225 Outlook for Windows: suggested files February CY2021 April CY2021 03/31/2021
68748 Microsoft Teams: Personal wellbeing insights in Teams March CY2021 April CY2021 03/31/2021
68771 Microsoft Teams: New Calling Experiences February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68780 Microsoft Search: Image search in SharePoint and Office.com February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68839 Exchange: Customizable Message Expiration Timeout Interval for Exchange Online February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68851 Microsoft Defender for Endpoint: Web Content Filtering February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68905 Microsoft Teams: Live reactions in Teams Meetings February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68920 Microsoft 365: License management in the Microsoft 365 Admin app February CY2021 April CY2021 03/31/2021
68932 Office Apps: Servicing Profiles February CY2021 June CY2021 05/31/2021
68933 Office Apps: Action Center February CY2021 August CY2021 07/31/2021
70552 Microsoft 365 admin center: Global Usage report for Microsoft Teams February CY2021 May CY2021 04/30/2021
70569 Microsoft Teams : Follow or Mute Conversations in GCC February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
71035 Outlook for Android: Start a Chat in Teams with email recipients February CY2021 May CY2021 04/30/2021
71036 Outlook for iOS: Start a Chat in Teams with email recipients February CY2021 May CY2021 04/30/2021
71040 Outlook for iOS: Play My Emails reminders March CY2021 February CY2021 01/31/2021
74940 Outlook for iOS: format options for signatures February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
75243 Forms: Shorten URL when sending Forms to collect responses February CY2021 June CY2021 05/31/2021
77441 Microsoft Planner: Sync Message Center posts to Planner - Government Clouds February CY2021 July CY2021 06/30/2021
55183 Office App: Idle session timeout for Microsoft 365 web apps March CY2021 June CY2021 05/31/2021
65516 Yammer: New Conversation Insights October CY2020 March CY2021 02/28/2021
66054 Microsoft Teams: Call Merge February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
66151 Yammer: Collapsed pinned posts February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68729 Microsoft Teams: Meeting Recap February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68844 Microsoft Teams: Increasing Chat Size from 300 to 1000 Participants February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68872 Microsoft 365 compliance center: Communication Compliance Teams conversation context February CY2021 April CY2021 03/31/2021
70702 OneDrive: Dialog on First-Time deletion of File(s) February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
76166 Word: Better collaboration with modern comments for Mac March CY2021 April CY2021 03/31/2021
65760 Yammer: Upvote answers to Yammer questions February CY2021 May CY2021 04/30/2021
66364 Planner: File recommendations February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
66582 Microsoft Teams: Students and educators get a notification when a new Class Notebook page is distributed February CY2021 June CY2021 05/31/2021
66587 Microsoft Teams: Custom layouts for meetings February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
66695 Yammer: New design for Yammer Discovery and Digest emails February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
66867 Microsoft Teams: Reporting and scheduling APIs for meetings February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
66956 Excel: Change Regional Format settings in Excel for the web February CY2021 January CY2021 12/31/2020
67390 Excel: Power Query Data Types Tutorial February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68785 Microsoft Search: Dynamics 365 results February CY2021 July CY2021 06/30/2021
68811 Microsoft Lists: @mentions in comments February CY2021 April CY2021 03/31/2021
68879 Microsoft Project: Export Timeline to PDF February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
68893 Microsoft To Do: New sharing experience - Invite-Less Sharing February CY2021 June CY2021 05/31/2021
68899 Microsoft 365 admin center: Feedback from your organization coming to the admin center February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
70592 Microsoft 365 compliance center: Microsoft Compliance Manager general availability for DoD March CY2021 April CY2021 03/31/2021
70604 Microsoft Teams: Virtual Breakout Rooms for GCC-High February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
70698 Microsoft Teams: PowerShell Support for Team Templates February CY2021 March CY2021 02/28/2021
70705 Microsoft Lists: Commenting (iOS) April CY2021 June CY2021 05/31/2021

Changed Property: RM Release Phase

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
68205 Outlook for Windows: New location for key Outlook modules Insider,Monthly Channel (Standard) Insider 03/31/2021
70702 OneDrive: Dialog on First-Time deletion of File(s) General Availability,Targeted Release (Entire Organization) General Availability 02/28/2021
70698 Microsoft Teams: PowerShell Support for Team Templates General Availability,Preview General Availability 02/28/2021

Changed Property: RM Status

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
61352 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Blocking URLs and Files with Tenant Allow/Block List In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
50988 Microsoft Teams: Multiteam Support in Shifts In development Launched 01/31/2021
54113 Yammer: Converting Pending Users to Active Users Rolling out Launched 08/31/2019
57131 Microsoft Search: in classic SharePoint sites In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
57173 Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: On/Off Shift Presence In development Launched 01/31/2021
60856 Outlook for Android: Actionable calendar event search answers In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
61176 Outlook for iOS: Drag and Drop files into Outlook Rolling out Launched 08/31/2020
61180 Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: Off Shift Access Control V1 In development Launched 01/31/2021
63375 Outlook for iOS: Text predictions In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
63662 Microsoft Information Protection: Manual sensitivity labeling available in Office apps for GCC and GCC-High In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
64015 Yammer: Notifications added to the Yammer Communities App in Teams Rolling out Launched 10/31/2020
64931 Yammer: New reactions for post Rolling out Launched 10/31/2020
65516 Yammer: New Conversation Insights Launched In development 02/28/2021
65946 Microsoft Teams: Live reactions In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
66065 SharePoint: Caching SharePoint Online Videos on Azure Content Delivery Network to improve video playback and reliability Rolling out Launched 08/31/2020
66183 SharePoint: Share a page to Yammer Rolling out Launched 12/31/2020
66188 OneDrive: Exclude specific files from sync Rolling out Launched 11/30/2020
67115 SharePoint: Audience Targeting capability for Quick Links Web Part In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
67139 Microsoft Search: Microsoft Graph connectors for Microsoft Search In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
67557 Outlook for iOS: Recommended Office information Rolling out Launched 09/30/2020
67560 Outlook for iOS: SharePoint News and recorded Teams Meetings Rolling out Launched 08/31/2020
68711 Microsoft Compliance center: Double-byte character support In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
68848 Microsoft Information Protection: Automatic and recommended sensitivity labeling available in Office apps for GCC and GCC-High In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
68874 Microsoft Information Protection: Teams location picker supports security groups and distribution lists. In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
68907 Microsoft Information Protection: Using sensitivity labels in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365 groups, and SharePoint sites for government clouds In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
68908 Microsoft Information Protection: Office 365 Advanced Message Encryption - Email revocation by end user In development Launched 01/31/2021
70112 Outlook for Android: Adds SharePoint news and Teams Meeting recordings to Discover In development Launched 01/31/2021
70323 Outlook for iOS: Support Scribble with iPadOS 14 Rolling out Launched 09/30/2020
70546 Microsoft Teams: Share to Outlook for GCC In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
70575 OneDrive: Sync Client support for DWG file Version History In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
70587 Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft Teams location picker supports security groups and distribution lists (GCC) In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
70667 SharePoint: Page Authoring First Run Experience In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
71040 Outlook for iOS: Play My Emails reminders In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
71323 Outlook for iOS: Play My Emails from your Favorite People Rolling out Launched 08/31/2020
71436 Excel: Ink editor support in Excel Online In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
71785 Yammer: New inclusive reactions for posts In development Launched 01/31/2021
73251 Yammer: Improvements to hashtags and topics In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
76676 Yammer Cross-geo external collaboration support on External Networks for the EU Rolling out Launched 01/31/2021
79246 Forms: Specific User Sharing for Response Collection Rolling out Launched 01/31/2021
64779 Microsoft Teams: Safe Transfer Rolling out Launched 09/30/2020
65760 Yammer: Upvote answers to Yammer questions In development Launched 04/30/2021
68131 Microsoft 365 Compliance Center: Burnout and suicide detection In development Cancelled 03/31/2021
68846 Microsoft Teams: Live Event Presenter for iPad In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
68910 Microsoft Teams: Add a shared calendar to a Teams channel for GCC, GCC-High and DoD In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
70542 Microsoft Information Protection: Auditing and Analytics in Office apps In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
57131 Microsoft Search: in classic SharePoint sites Rolling out Launched 01/31/2021
63519 SharePoint lists and libraries: configure header, footer and body of a form In development Launched 01/31/2021
65760 Yammer: Upvote answers to Yammer questions Launched In development 04/30/2021
66193 Microsoft Planner: More labels In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
66760 Whiteboard: Tab app in Teams In development Launched 01/31/2021
66956 Excel: Change Regional Format settings in Excel for the web In development Launched 12/31/2020
68846 Microsoft Teams: Live Event Presenter for iPad Rolling out Launched 01/31/2021
68867 Microsoft Teams: Live Event Presenters can now present from their iPad to the audience In development Cancelled 01/31/2021
68880 Microsoft Teams: Give feedback improvements In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
68906 Microsoft Teams: Touch Bar Meetings Controls for Mac In development Launched 01/31/2021
70545 Microsoft Teams: History Menu Rolling out Launched 01/31/2021
70605 SharePoint Syntex: Document understanding model - extractors position awareness In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
70607 SharePoint Syntex: Dynamic explanation templates in document understanding models In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
70608 SharePoint Syntex: Retention label support for Form Processing In development Rolling out 01/31/2021
76676 Yammer Cross-geo external collaboration support on External Networks for the EU Launched Rolling out 01/31/2021
76911 Forms: Default alert policies for phishing activities added to Microsoft 365 security and compliance center In development Launched 01/31/2021

Changed Property: RM Title

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
70595 Exchange: Online - Tag for external email messages received Exchange: Online - Label for external email messages received Exchange: Online - Tag for external email messages received 01/31/2021
70552 Microsoft 365 admin center: Global Usage report for Microsoft Teams Microsoft 365 admin center: Global Usage report for Microsoft Teams Microsoft 365 admin center: Global Usage report for Microsoft Teams 04/30/2021

CW09 New Roadmap Items

RM ID RM Title RM Status RM Release RM Tags check before
79450 Forms: Split sending and sharing entry point In development General Availability Desktop,Forms,Mobile,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
79493 Microsoft Teams: AI based poll question suggestion for Teams meeting In development General Availability Desktop,Forms,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
79494 Microsoft Teams: AI based historical poll suggestion for Teams meeting In development General Availability Desktop,Forms,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
79495 Microsoft Teams: AI based option suggestion for Teams meeting polls In development General Availability Desktop,Forms,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
79498 Microsoft Teams: Data reports for polls after Teams meeting In development General Availability Desktop,Forms,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
79499 Microsoft Teams: Data reports after Teams meeting class In development General Availability Desktop,Forms,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
80519 Microsoft Forms: Correct Answer choice feature added to Microsoft Forms Poll in Teams Meetings In development General Availability Desktop,Forms,Microsoft Teams,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 03/31/2021
70727 Microsoft Teams: Polls in Teams Meetings for GCC In development General Availability Desktop,Forms,GCC,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web 02/28/2021
79448 Microsoft Teams: Forms Polls in Teams Meetings Improvements In development General Availability Desktop,Forms,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
79464 Microsoft Teams: Support open-text question poll for Teams meeting In development General Availability Desktop,Forms,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 03/31/2021
79497 Microsoft Teams and Forms: Word Cloud for Polls in Teams meeting and Forms Surveys In development General Availability Desktop,Forms,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 03/31/2021
80626 Exchange: Exchange Admin center In development General Availability Exchange,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 03/31/2021
80627 Exchange: Exchange Admin center for GCC In development General Availability Exchange,GCC,Web 03/31/2021
70718 Microsoft 365 compliance center | Advanced eDiscovery: Discover only the document version that has been shared In development General Availability Microsoft Compliance center,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 05/31/2021
70723 Microsoft 365 Compliance Center: Ability to delete a record label In development General Availability Microsoft Compliance center,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
70724 Microsoft 365 Compliance Center | Records management: Increased file plan import limits In development General Availability Microsoft Compliance center,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
70728 Office App: All files list for Office.com Rolling out General Availability Office app,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/31/2021
70729 Microsoft 365 Compliance Center: Information barriers for GCCH and DoD In development General Availability DoD,GCC High,Microsoft Compliance center,Web 05/31/2021
70737 SharePoint: Immersive reader is coming to modern SharePoint pages and new posts In development Targeted Release (Select People) SharePoint,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
70739 Exchange Admin Center: Another User Feature in New EAC In development Preview Exchange,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
70740 Exchange: Exchange Admin Center supports Delegated Admins In development Preview Exchange,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 03/31/2021
70741 Yammer: Essential Announcements In development General Availability Desktop,Outlook,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant),Yammer 02/28/2021
70791 SharePoint: Events web part will display event images In development Targeted Release (Select People) GCC,GCC High,SharePoint,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
80618 Microsoft Edge v.89: Support for natural language search on the address bar, history search page, and the history hub Rolling out Beta Channel Microsoft Edge,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021
80825 Microsoft Teams: New Teams Live Events eCDN - Ramp In development General Availability GCC,Microsoft Teams,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 02/28/2021

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