2021 CW 20 Microsoft 365 Roadmap changes

from 05/10/2021 to 05/16/2021

60 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were changed and 24 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were added

Changes

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68706Microsoft Compliance Center: Advanced Audit - Optional 10 year audit log retention add-onTo help meet rigorous regulatory and internal compliance obligations or conduct longer running investigations, organizations can add 10-year audit log retention to Advanced Audit. Once enabled, you can access the logs in the Microsoft 365 compliance center or through the Office 365 Management Activity API. The events will also soon be accessible across Microsoft 365 compliance solutions. 10-year audit lot retention will become generally available for G5 customers to try for a limited time at no additional cost. An add-on will be required later in 2021 to access this capability.To help meet rigorous regulatory and internal compliance obligations or conduct longer running investigations, organizations can add 10-year audit log retention to Advanced Audit. Once enabled, you can access the logs in the Microsoft 365 compliance center or through the Office 365 Management Activity API. The events will also soon be accessible across Microsoft 365 compliance solutions. 10-year audit lot retention will be available for purchase an an add-on SKU for G5 customers.08/31/2021
70593Microsoft Teams: Live Captions in additional spoken languages for Teams MeetingsMeetings held in one of the supported languages now are supported by real time captioning. We have expanded from just English (US) to include English (Canada), English (India), English (United Kingdom), English (Australia), English (New Zealand), German?(Germany), Portuguese (Brazil), Dutch (Netherlands), Dutch (Belgium), French (France), Spanish (Spain), Japanese (Japan), French (Canada), Chinese (Cantonese, Traditional), Chinese (Mandarin, Simplified), Hindi (India), Italian (Italy), Korean (Korea), Spanish (Mexico), Swedish (Sweden), Polish (Poland), Arabic (United Arab Emirates), Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Danish (Denmark), Finnish (Finland), Norwegian (Norway), Russian (Russia).Meetings held in one of the supported languages now are supported by real time captioning. We have expanded from just English (US) to include English (Canada), English (India), English (United Kingdom), English (Australia), English (New Zealand), German?(Germany), Portuguese (Brazil), Dutch (Netherlands), Dutch (Belgium), French (France), Spanish (Spain), Japanese (Japan), French (Canada), Chinese (Cantonese, Traditional), Chinese (Mandarin, Simplified), Hindi (India), Italian (Italy), Korean (Korea), Spanish (Mexico), Swedish (Sweden), Polish (Poland), Arabic (United Arab Emirates), Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Danish (Denmark), Finnish (Finland), Norwegian (Norway), Russian (Russia).?Users on mobile will be able to view captions in the supported languages, but only desktop users will be able to switch the spoken language.06/30/2021
81979Office app: Improvements to help configure Automatic Deployment Rules for Microsoft 365 Apps updates published to the Microsoft Update CatalogIT admins using Automatic Deployment Rules to deploy updates for Microsoft 365 Apps can use the updated titles to identify the desired update for automatic deployment without having to adjust the rule for every update cycle.With this change, IT admins that use Automatic Deployment Rules in Configuration Manager to deploy updates for Microsoft 365 Apps, including 2019 and 2021 volume license products, will be able to use the Title property within the search criteria of the ADR definition to easily find the desired update and not have to continually update the search criteria with each update release.05/31/2021
70811Office App: Office App for Desktop ImprovementsPerformance and usage updates to the Office App for Desktop.The new version of the Office App for Windows has improved performance, reliability, and includes the ability to open multiple instances of the app.?This update is specifically for the Office app on Windows and does not impact individual applications within the Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). This update contains an update to the app header, and users can now open more than one app window at a time. Performance updates include efficiency improvements, like faster app loading time. This update should not impact the end user experience.05/31/2021
72240Microsoft Teams: Reading Progress in Teams for Education - reading practice and review softwareReading Progress is a reading practice and fluency experience that is part of Microsoft Teams for Education Assignments. Reading Progress saves teachers time in capturing audio/video reading fluency practice and helps students practice reading out loud independently in a private and non-stigmazating way. Reading Progress also provides insights and analytics to educators.Reading Progress is a reading practice and fluency experience that is part of Microsoft Teams for Education Assignments. Reading Progress saves teachers time in capturing audio/video reading fluency practice and helps students practice reading out loud independently in a private and non-stigmatizing way. Reading Progress also provides insights and analytics to educators.07/31/2021
78150Visio for the Web: Enhanced Org chart creation experience in Visio for the webBuild your organization charts in Visio for the Web.Add pictures, expand your shape and add multiple fields like email, location etc. Also, you can arrange your Org Chart in different layouts.04/30/2021
81123Microsoft Teams: Together Mode ExtensibilityTogether Mode ExtensibilityBuild your own scenes that elevate your meeting experience. We believe that by making Together Mode extensible, creators can create immersive scenes and users can go beyond simple video conferencing. Started building your scenes by going to the Developer Portal for Microsoft Teams.05/31/2021

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68887Microsoft Defender for Identity: Full alert experience in Microsoft 365 security centerN/Ahttps://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-365-defender/microsoft-defender-for-identity-native-alert-page-in-microsoft/ba-p/234844304/30/2021

Changed Property: RM Release

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68706Microsoft Compliance Center: Advanced Audit - Optional 10 year audit log retention add-onJune CY2021September CY202108/31/2021
70610SharePoint Syntex: Availability for GCCJune CY2021August CY202107/31/2021
34296Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Auto-remediation with enhanced playbooksMay CY2021December CY202111/30/2021
64570Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Detonation detailsMay CY2021June CY202105/31/2021
70590Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Enhancements to Spoof IntelligenceMay CY2021June CY202104/30/2021
72182Microsoft Viva: Improvements for Topic ManagementDecember CY2021May CY202104/30/2021
72223Microsoft 365 Compliance center: Out-of-the-box assessments for non-M365 assetsMay CY2021June CY202105/31/2021
61187Excel: Notes in Excel on the webJune CY2021July CY202106/30/2021
70590Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Enhancements to Spoof IntelligenceJune CY2021May CY202104/30/2021
80668Microsoft Teams: Join a meeting by digital codeMay CY2021June CY202105/31/2021
81967Outlook: Update on how feedback is submittedMay CY2021June CY202105/31/2021

Changed Property: RM Release Phase

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68812SharePoint admin center: updated homepage dashboardTargeted ReleaseTargeted Release (Entire Organization)04/30/2021
82015SharePoint: Admin center - Migration Manager: Dropbox migrationsGeneral AvailabilityPreview04/30/2021

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70605SharePoint Syntex: Document understanding model - extractors position awarenessRolling outLaunched01/31/2021
70606SharePoint: Company-Branded Auto News DigestRolling outLaunched03/31/2021
70608SharePoint Syntex: Retention label support for Form ProcessingRolling outLaunched01/31/2021
80385Microsoft Teams: Improved Experience in the Meeting Participant RosterIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
60827Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Secure by Default - Honoring detonation verdictsRolling outLaunched11/30/2020
65911OneDrive: Consolidation of OneDrive-SharePoint admin centersIn developmentRolling out05/31/2021
68849Microsoft Information Protection: Automatic and recommended sensitivity labeling available in Office apps for Mac for Government cloudsIn developmentLaunched04/30/2021
70543Microsoft Teams: Block Downloads for non-channel Teams meeting recordings on OneDriveIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
70554Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Remediation enhancementsRolling outLaunched12/31/2020
70560Microsoft Teams: Revised in-meeting Share experienceIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
70789Microsoft Information Protection: Mandatory labeling in Office apps for gov cloudsIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
76502Microsoft Information Protection: Automatic and recommended sensitivity labeling available in Office apps for DoDRolling outLaunched02/28/2021
81359Microsoft Teams: Supervised chatRolling outLaunched04/30/2021
56627Microsoft Visio: Azure icons in Visio for the webRolling outLaunched11/30/2020
68736Microsoft Teams: Direct guest join for Zoom and WebEx MeetingsRolling outLaunched09/30/2020
68881Microsoft Information Protection: Exact Data Match to support Auto-labelingIn developmentLaunched04/30/2021
68910Microsoft Teams: Add a shared calendar to a Teams channel for GCC, GCC-High and DoDRolling outLaunched01/31/2021
70737SharePoint: Immersive reader is coming to modern SharePoint pages and new postsIn developmentLaunched04/30/2021
72171Microsoft Information Protection: Configure sensitivity labels for encrypt-only protection on Outlook messagesIn developmentLaunched04/30/2021
72174Outlook: My Day pane available in Office.comRolling outLaunched02/28/2021
72200Power BI: New sharing experienceRolling outLaunched04/30/2021
81958SharePoint and OneDrive for Business: Share dialog : adding Link settings to the quick permissionsIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
64545Windows Virtual Desktop: Latency improvement in United Arab EmiratesIn developmentLaunched05/31/2021
65951Microsoft Teams: Large meeting supportIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
66586Microsoft Teams: Custom attendee registrationIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
68687Microsoft 365 Compliance Center: Policy health check and ability to pause policyIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
68887Microsoft Defender for Identity: Full alert experience in Microsoft 365 security centerIn developmentLaunched04/30/2021
70551Microsoft 365 admin center: Organizational Theme CapabilitiesRolling outLaunched03/31/2021
70590Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Enhancements to Spoof IntelligenceIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
70620Microsoft Teams: Disable/Enable a Single Attendee's VideoIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
70621Microsoft Teams: Disable/Enable all Attendee's VideoIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
70813Microsoft Defender for Endpoint: Endpoint discovery for Microsoft Defender for EndpointIn developmentLaunched04/30/2021
71772Visio: AWS content in Visio desktopIn developmentLaunched01/31/2021
79493Microsoft Teams: AI based poll question suggestion for Teams meetingIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
79494Microsoft Teams: AI based historical poll suggestion for Teams meetingIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
79495Microsoft Teams: AI based option suggestion for Teams meeting pollsRolling outLaunched02/28/2021
80099Microsoft Teams: Teams webinar capabilities general availabilityIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
80519Microsoft Forms: Correct Answer choice feature added to Microsoft Forms Poll in Teams MeetingsIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
80619Forms: Poll in teams meeting support 1k meeting/webinarIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
65951Microsoft Teams: Large meeting supportRolling outLaunched04/30/2021
67273Outlook for Android: End user options for Delegate permissionsIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
68844Microsoft Teams: Increasing Chat Size from 300 to 1000 ParticipantsIn developmentLaunched04/30/2021
70576SharePoint: App BarIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
70741Yammer: Essential AnnouncementsIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021
82015SharePoint: Admin center - Migration Manager: Dropbox migrationsIn developmentRolling out04/30/2021

Changed Property: RM Title

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81979Office app: Improvements to help configure Automatic Deployment Rules for Microsoft 365 Apps updates published to the Microsoft Update CatalogOffice app: Improvements to help configure Automatic Update Rules for Microsoft 365 Apps updates published to the Microsoft Update CatalogOffice app: Improvements to help configure Automatic Deployment Rules for Microsoft 365 Apps updates published to the Microsoft Update Catalog05/31/2021
78150Visio for the Web: Enhanced Org chart creation experience in Visio for the webVisio for the Web: Organization ChartsVisio for the Web: Enhanced Org chart creation experience in Visio for the web04/30/2021

CW20 New Roadmap Items

RM IDRM TitleRM StatusRM ReleaseRM Tagscheck before
72239Microsoft 365 Compliance center: New Permissions management pageIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityMicrosoft Compliance center,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)04/30/2021
81521Microsoft Teams: Multi-language meeting invite controlIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,GCC,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)08/31/2021
81975SharePoint Syntex: Automatically set sensitivity labels in document understanding models.In developmentTargeted Release Targeted Release (Entire Organization) Targeted Release (Select People) General AvailabilityDesktop,SharePoint Syntex,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)04/30/2021
81976SharePoint Syntex: Use regular expressions to match patterns for extracting metadata in document understanding models.In developmentTargeted Release Targeted Release (Entire Organization) Targeted Release (Select People) General AvailabilityDesktop,SharePoint Syntex,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)04/30/2021
82737Microsoft Teams: Network planner tool updatesIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,GCC,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)04/30/2021
81123Microsoft Teams: Together Mode ExtensibilityIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,Developer,Microsoft Teams05/31/2021
81973Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft 365 Endpoint data loss prevention (DLP) for GCCIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityGCC,Microsoft Information Protection,Web,Windows 1005/31/2021
81974Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft 365 Endpoint data loss prevention (DLP) for GCC-H and DoDIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDoD,GCC High,Microsoft Information Protection,Web,Windows 1006/30/2021
81977Microsoft Viva: Topic management dashboardIn developmentTargeted Release (Entire Organization) Targeted Release (Select People) General Availability Targeted ReleaseDesktop,Microsoft Viva,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)05/31/2021
81978Microsoft Project: Book resources to manage resource availabilityIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityMicrosoft Project,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)07/31/2021
81979Office app: Improvements to help configure Automatic Deployment Rules for Microsoft 365 Apps updates published to the Microsoft Update CatalogIn developmentCurrent ChannelOffice app,Windows 10,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)05/31/2021
81980Microsoft Compliance center: New DLP alert management dashboard for gov cloudsIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDoD,GCC,GCC High,Microsoft Compliance center,Web05/31/2021
83145Outlook: [iOS] Send Button move in full composeIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDoD,GCC,GCC High,iOS,Mobile,Office app,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)04/30/2021
80106Microsoft Teams: Day view in calendar on iOS and Android.In developmentGeneral AvailabilityAndroid,DoD,GCC,GCC High,iOS,Microsoft Teams,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)05/31/2021
81955Azure Active Directory, OneDrive, and SharePoint for Business: Azure B2B integration with OneDrive and SharePoint is now generally available.In developmentGeneral AvailabilityAzure Active Directory,OneDrive,SharePoint,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)04/30/2021
81968Microsoft Information Protection: Exact Data Match to support Auto-labelingIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDoD,GCC,GCC High,Microsoft Information Protection,Web05/31/2021
81981Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Expanded limits for protected users within anti-phishing policies.In developmentGeneral AvailabilityMicrosoft Defender for Office 365,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)05/31/2021
82937Microsoft Teams: Immersive reader support for MobileIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityAndroid,GCC,iOS,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)05/31/2021
83251Microsoft Teams: Live reactions in Teams Meetings for DoDIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityAndroid,Desktop,DoD,iOS,Microsoft Teams,Mobile,Web09/30/2021
81965SharePoint: Microsoft Lists ? Updated sharing experienceIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDoD,GCC,GCC High,SharePoint,Web04/30/2021
81983Microsoft Search: Search box changes for guest users in OneDrive, SharePoint, and Lists.In developmentGeneral AvailabilityMicrosoft Search,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)05/31/2021
82953Microsoft Teams: Restart Live EventIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityDesktop,Microsoft Teams,Web,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)06/30/2021
79325Yammer: Updated community discovery experience in the new YammerIn developmentGeneral AvailabilityWeb,Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant),Yammer05/31/2020
83456SharePoint: Admin center - Migration Manager: Dropbox migrations for Government CloudsIn developmentPreviewDoD,GCC,GCC High,SharePoint,Web11/30/2021

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