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2023 CW 25 Microsoft 365 Roadmap changes

from 06/12/2023 to 06/18/2023

58 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were changed and 10 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were added

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Changed Property: RM Cloud Instance Tags

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
88318 Microsoft Teams: New Tag Management Settings DoD, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC High, GCC Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/07/2023
100062 Outlook: S/MIME sensitivity label support natively on Outlook for Windows Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC High, DoD, GCC Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/11/2022
101962 Microsoft Teams: New ‘notes’ tab when creating a standard channel GCC, DoD, GCC High, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/05/2023
119153 Microsoft Teams: Hide attendee names in Webinars (Premium) GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) GCC High, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC, DoD 01/07/2023

Changed Property: RM Description

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
68793 Microsoft Search: Related Work Searches Related Work Search helps in reformulating your original query for faster task completion or intent exploration by refining original query pr prompting you to explore more about a topic. [This item is being postponed indefinitely.] Related Work Search helps in reformulating your original query for faster task completion or intent exploration by refining original query pr prompting you to explore more about a topic. 01/12/2022
88318 Microsoft Teams: New Tag Management Settings This feature will update default tag management settings in the Teams Admin Center to include ”Team owners and members" and not just "Team owners.” You can still update this to only "Team owners" at the tenant level and override the default. This feature will update default tag management settings in the Teams Admin Center to include ”Microsoft Default" along with Team owners and members" and "Team owners.” You can update this to your preferred option of "Team owners" or "Team owners and members" at the tenant level and override the default. 01/07/2023
101962 Microsoft Teams: New ‘notes’ tab when creating a standard channel When creating a new standard channel, a new Notes tab will be automatically created. Each Teams team will have a dedicated OneNote workbook and each channel will have its own section, making it easier on the workgroup to add their notes. When creating a new standard channel, a new Notes tab will be automatically created. Each Teams team will have a dedicated OneNote workbook and each channel will have its own section, making it easier on the workgroup to add their notes. We will not be rolling out to GCC, GCC-High and DoD at this time and a new Roadmap item will be available for these environments shortly. 01/05/2023
117401 Whiteboard: Start new whiteboards with templates This feature will bring templates front and center when creating a new whiteboard. When starting a whiteboard, users will be able to choose from a selection of templates or explore all templates to pre-populate a new whiteboard. Users can also start from suggested templates from a blank whiteboard. This feature will bring templates front and center when creating a new whiteboard. When starting from a blank board, users will be able to choose from a selection of suggested templates or explore templates based on a use case to pre-populate a new whiteboard. 01/07/2023
117484 Microsoft Viva: Viva Goals OKR views in Sharepoint Embed OKR lists as URL or HTML i-frame in your organization's announcement pages on SharePoint. [This item is being postponed indefinitely.] Embed OKR lists as URL or HTML i-frame in your organization's announcement pages on SharePoint. 01/07/2023
117594 Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft 365 Apps | Office Apps on the Web can create PDFs that inherit the source files sensitivity labels PDFs created from Word, Excel, and PowerPoint will inherit their source files sensitivity labels in Office for the Web when the label is unencrypted. PDFs  created from Word, Excel, and PowerPoint will inherit their source files sensitivity labels in Office for the Web when the label is unencrypted. 01/05/2023
120420 Microsoft Teams: Updates to Bookings app experience in Teams The Bookings app in Teams is moving to the new Virtual Appointments app and users will see a unified Bookings app experience across all the entry points. Users will be able to access features targeted for virtual appointments scenarios via the new Virtual Appointments app. The Bookings app in Teams will be updated to match the web version on https://book.ms, ensuring consistent features across all entry points. The current experience in Bookings app in teams is available in the new Virtual appointments app. With this update, features such as Queue, Forms integration & scheduler-initiated SMS reminders for appointments that are available in Bookings app in Teams will be available only on the new Virtual appointments app on Teams. 01/07/2023
121376 Microsoft Teams: Primary camera switching for Teams Rooms on Android Enables Android-based USB cameras to be used in Microsoft Teams Rooms as additional or primary cameras. IT admins can set the default primary camera using device settings and users can switch between multiple cameras in a meeting. This feature is available for all Teams Rooms licenses. Allows in room users to switch the main meeting camera if USB cameras are attached to a Microsoft Teams Room on Android. IT admins have the option to select the default primary camera using device settings. This feature is available for all Teams Rooms licenses. 01/07/2023
123974 Microsoft Teams: Block anonymous users' meeting chat read access in addition to current write access This feature enables IT admins to block anonymous users from accessing the chat in internally hosted meetings by disabling the read access on top of the existing disabled right access. This feature enables IT admins to block anonymous users from accessing the chat in internally hosted meetings by disabling the read access on top of the existing disabled right access. Due to service issues, we have decided to forgo Targeted Release in favor of rolling out straight to Standard. 01/06/2023
124846 SharePoint: SharePoint Pages - Design Ideas By integrating with the MSFT Designer service, we can now offer authors beautiful ways to improve the look and feel of their sharepoint pages. This is done through tailored section level design suggestions. By integrating with the Microsoft Designer service, we can now offer authors beautiful ways to improve the look and feel of their SharePoint pages. This is done through tailored section level design suggestions. 01/01/2024
124914 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Information Protection - Scope service side auto-labeling for OneDrive workloads to users or groups Service side auto-labeling now supports scoping of OneDrive workload to OneDrive users and groups vs Site URLs. Existing policies configured with Site URLs will still work but can't be edited to add more Site URLs. Existing policies can remove Site URLs from location to trigger the new OneDrive user and group picker. To scope service side auto-labeling for OneDrive locations, you must specify users or groups. Previously, you had to specify sites by URLs. Any existing OneDrive URL sites in auto-labeling policies will continue to work but before you can specify new OneDrive locations, or for restricted admins, you must first delete any existing site URLs. Groups supported: distribution groups, Microsoft 365 groups, mail-enabled security groups, and security groups. 01/07/2023

Changed Property: RM Platform Tags

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
109532 Microsoft Purview Information Protection: Sensitivity label required to restrict permissions for labeling-enabled users Desktop, Mac, iOS Desktop 01/07/2023
117477 PowerPoint: present local files from PowerPoint app to PowerPoint Live in Teams Mac, Desktop Desktop 01/07/2023
128652 Microsoft Teams: Collaborative notes on Teams mobile Android iOS, Android 01/08/2023

Changed Property: RM Preview

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
88318 Microsoft Teams: New Tag Management Settings November CY2021 June CY2023 01/07/2023
88699 Microsoft Viva: Topic engagement analytics June CY2023 August CY2023 01/08/2023
118768 Microsoft Viva: Topics engagement analytics in Topic center June CY2023 August CY2023 01/08/2023
124796 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: eDiscovery (Premium) - Review set: Advanced filters N/A June CY2023 01/12/2023
124866 Microsoft Intune: Advanced app management June CY2023 N/A 01/11/2023
124961 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: eDiscovery (Premium) - Review set data minimization - Identify exact duplicates by default June CY2023 July CY2023 01/09/2023
131169 Microsoft Teams: Pre-pin meeting apps via Admin Policy in TAC N/A July CY2023 01/06/2023

Changed Property: RM Product Tags

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
117594 Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft 365 Apps | Office Apps on the Web can create PDFs that inherit the source files sensitivity labels Microsoft Information Protection, Excel, PowerPoint, Word Microsoft Information Protection, PowerPoint, Word, Microsoft 365 app, Excel 01/05/2023

Changed Property: RM Release

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
72183 Microsoft Viva: Resolve topic name similarities May CY2023 July CY2023 01/07/2023
84533 Microsoft Teams: Teams devices dashboard for device analytics providing health and usage metrics October CY2023 April CY2024 01/04/2024
87307 Microsoft 365: The new look of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word Web May CY2023 August CY2023 01/08/2023
88318 Microsoft Teams: New Tag Management Settings June CY2023 July CY2023 01/07/2023
88326 Microsoft Teams: Workspace Management October CY2023 April CY2024 01/04/2024
88699 Microsoft Viva: Topic engagement analytics June CY2023 August CY2023 01/08/2023
100705 Microsoft Teams: Virtual appointment - a new Teams Meeting type for B2C meetings April CY2023 January CY2024 01/04/2023
100705 Microsoft Teams: Virtual appointment - a new Teams Meeting type for B2C meetings January CY2024 April CY2023 01/04/2023
106106 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: eDiscovery (Standard) to eDiscovery (Premium) case upgrade tool May CY2023 June CY2023 01/06/2023
109532 Microsoft Purview Information Protection: Sensitivity label required to restrict permissions for labeling-enabled users June CY2023 July CY2023 01/07/2023
117401 Whiteboard: Start new whiteboards with templates August CY2023 July CY2023 01/07/2023
118768 Microsoft Viva: Topics engagement analytics in Topic center June CY2023 August CY2023 01/08/2023
122522 Microsoft Teams: group chat messages links June CY2023 July CY2023 01/07/2023
122934 Microsoft Teams: Ability for meeting participants to rename themselves July CY2023 August CY2023 01/08/2023
124796 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: eDiscovery (Premium) - Review set: Advanced filters June CY2023 December CY2023 01/12/2023
124818 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Enabling malware filter bypass for SecOps Mailboxes June CY2023 August CY2023 01/08/2023
124962 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: eDiscovery (Premium) - Tag templates and review set tagging usability enhancements June CY2023 July CY2023 01/07/2023
127900 Microsoft Teams: Click Through Collaborative Annotations Layer July CY2023 September CY2023 01/09/2023
127900 Microsoft Teams: Click Through Collaborative Annotations Layer September CY2023 August CY2023 01/09/2023
127900 Microsoft Teams: Click Through Collaborative Annotations Layer August CY2023 September CY2023 01/09/2023

Changed Property: RM Release Phase

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
122522 Microsoft Teams: group chat messages links General Availability, Targeted Release (Entire Organization) General Availability, Targeted Release 01/07/2023
123974 Microsoft Teams: Block anonymous users' meeting chat read access in addition to current write access Targeted Release (Entire Organization), Targeted Release (Select People), General Availability General Availability 01/06/2023
124796 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: eDiscovery (Premium) - Review set: Advanced filters General Availability Preview, General Availability 01/12/2023
124866 Microsoft Intune: Advanced app management Preview General Availability 01/11/2023

Changed Property: RM Status

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
68793 Microsoft Search: Related Work Searches In development Cancelled 01/12/2022
88536 Outlook: Support for Local Folders (On My Computer) in the New Outlook for Mac Rolling out Launched 01/05/2023
92391 Microsoft Teams: Ultrasound Howling Detection Rolling out Launched 01/03/2023
93585 Microsoft Teams: Expanding up to 10,000 users in Distribution Lists for lobby policy in Teams meeting Rolling out Launched 01/05/2023
98146 Microsoft Purview | Data Lifecycle Management: Simulation mode for automatically applied retention labels In development Launched 01/05/2023
99189 Microsoft Teams: Share the system audio from Teams meetings on AVD VDI In development Rolling out 01/06/2023
100654 Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Premium Rolling out Launched 01/02/2023
101509 Microsoft Teams: Collaborative notes In development Rolling out 01/06/2023
101962 Microsoft Teams: New ‘notes’ tab when creating a standard channel In development Rolling out 01/05/2023
102147 Outlook: Text predictions in Quick Reply on Android Rolling out Launched 01/03/2023
103633 Microsoft Intune: Anomaly detection Rolling out Launched 01/03/2023
109544 Outlook: Mandatory labeling pre-compose for mobile Launched Rolling out 01/04/2023
114306 Microsoft Teams: Join meetings from calendar view on Apple CarPlay Rolling out Launched 01/03/2023
117366 Yammer: Rebranding to Viva Engage In development Rolling out 01/06/2023
117484 Microsoft Viva: Viva Goals OKR views in Sharepoint In development Cancelled 01/07/2023
117520 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: New filter option for messages blocked due to file type block In development Rolling out 01/06/2023
117571 Outlook: Bookings with me In development Launched 01/05/2023
117577 Microsoft Teams: Support for Targeted Release Rolling out Launched 01/03/2023
117594 Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft 365 Apps | Office Apps on the Web can create PDFs that inherit the source files sensitivity labels Rolling out Launched 01/05/2023
117599 Microsoft Viva: Viva Goals usage report In development Rolling out 01/06/2023
122513 Microsoft Teams: Animated Backgrounds in Teams Meetings In development Rolling out 01/06/2023
123153 Microsoft Teams: QR code sign-in on Teams Displays for hotdesking Rolling out Launched 01/05/2023
123974 Microsoft Teams: Block anonymous users' meeting chat read access in addition to current write access In development Rolling out 01/06/2023
124894 Microsoft Project: Goals in Project for the Web In development Rolling out 01/06/2023
124916 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Auditing for Microsoft Project, Planner and Microsoft To Do In development Rolling out 01/06/2023
124952 Microsoft Viva: Campaign discovery hub In development Rolling out 01/06/2023
124953 Microsoft Viva: Search for Campaigns In development Rolling out 01/06/2023
124967 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Insider Risk Management - Sequence and anomaly detection in insider risk analytics In development Launched 01/06/2023
126517 Outlook: Message Reminders In development Rolling out 01/05/2023

Changed Property: RM Title

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
91125 Microsoft Viva: Viva Learning employee learning API Content sync Viva Learning employee learning API: Content sync Microsoft Viva: Viva Learning employee learning API Content sync 01/04/2023
117594 Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft 365 Apps | Office Apps on the Web can create PDFs that inherit the source files sensitivity labels Microsoft Purview Information Protection in Microsoft 365 Apps | Office Apps on the Web can create PDFs that inherit the source files sensitivity labels Microsoft Information Protection: Microsoft 365 Apps | Office Apps on the Web can create PDFs that inherit the source files sensitivity labels 01/05/2023
120420 Microsoft Teams: Updates to Bookings app experience in Teams Microsoft Teams: Unified user experience for Bookings App in Teams Microsoft Teams: Updates to Bookings app experience in Teams 01/07/2023
121376 Microsoft Teams: Primary camera switching for Teams Rooms on Android Microsoft Teams: USB camera support for Teams Rooms on Android Microsoft Teams: Primary camera switching for Teams Rooms on Android 01/07/2023
124846 SharePoint: SharePoint Pages - Design Ideas SharePoint Pages: Design Ideas SharePoint: SharePoint Pages - Design Ideas 01/01/2024
124914 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Information Protection - Scope service side auto-labeling for OneDrive workloads to users or groups Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Information Protection - Auto-labeling support OneDrive users and group scoping Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Information Protection - Scope service side auto-labeling for OneDrive workloads to users or groups 01/07/2023

CW25 New Roadmap Items

RM ID RM Title RM Status RM Release RM Tags check before
124983 Microsoft Syntex: Admin controls to enable users to apply prebuilt and unstructured document processing models In development General Availability 06/01/2023
124935 Microsoft Viva: Enhanced Controls for OKR and Initiatives Status In development General Availability 06/01/2023
124950 Microsoft Viva: Alignment view In development General Availability 06/01/2023
124813 Microsoft OneDrive: Open in App In development Preview General Availability 09/01/2023
138601 OneNote: Stream 2.0 and unfurled experiences for OneNote In development Targeted Release (Entire Organization) 08/01/2023
124903 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Results on user reported will factor in grading results In development General Availability 07/01/2023
124868 OneDrive: Configure Sync Setting to excluded specific files In development General Availability 06/01/2023
140916 Excel: Insert Local Picture in Cell In development Current Channel 07/01/2023
118590 Microsoft Viva: Topic card expanded view shows more details about a topic In development General Availability 07/01/2023
124974 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Data Loss Prevention for EXO - Deliver the message to the hosted quarantine In development General Availability 07/01/2023

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