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2023 CW 44 Microsoft 365 Roadmap changes

from 10/23/2023 to 10/29/2023

69 Microsoft 365 Roadmap Items were changed and 27 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
124987 Microsoft Project: Task history GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/08/2023
154056 Outlook: New Outlook for WIndows and web - Preserve Declined Meetings Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC High, GCC, DoD Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/11/2023
168347 Microsoft Teams: Manage Microsoft Surface Hub as a Teams Rooms on Windows device Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC High, DoD, GCC GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) 01/12/2023
177873 OneDrive: Add individual file shortcuts in OneDrive for Web Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) GCC, Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant), GCC High, DoD 01/11/2023

Changed Property: RM Description

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
91286 Microsoft Teams: Controlled-content meeting template (Premium) We are launching an out-of-the-box template that can be useful when meeting with external participants. The controlled-content meeting template has preset defaults for meeting options to provide tight controls over lobby bypass, who can present, allowing chat in lobby/in-meeting, and who can record. We are launching an out-of-the-box template that can be useful when meeting with external participants. The controlled-content meeting template has preset defaults for meeting options to provide tight controls over lobby bypass, who can present, allowing chat in lobby/in-meeting, and who can record. Note: The roadmap item was inadvertently marked rolling out. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. 01/10/2023
91286 Microsoft Teams: Controlled-content meeting template (Premium) We are launching an out-of-the-box template that can be useful when meeting with external participants. The controlled-content meeting template has preset defaults for meeting options to provide tight controls over lobby bypass, who can present, allowing chat in lobby/in-meeting, and who can record. Note: The roadmap item was inadvertently marked rolling out. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. We are launching an out-of-the-box template that can be useful when meeting with external participants. The controlled-content meeting template has preset defaults for meeting options to provide tight controls over lobby bypass, who can present, allowing chat in lobby/in-meeting, and who can record. Note: The roadmap item was inadvertently marked In Dev. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. 01/10/2023
117391 Whiteboard: Connectors (Line Anchoring) This feature will provide the ability to create more effective flowcharts and diagrams. It will allow you to anchor lines between different shapes, and easily create new shapes and lines off of existing ones. This feature will provide the ability to create more effective flowcharts and diagrams by allowing you to anchor lines between different shapes, making them move and reroute along with connected shapes. 01/01/2024
161426 Microsoft Teams: Enabling People Recognition in a Teams Meeting with a desktop client face enrollment process Users will be able to enroll their face and create a face profile using the new enrollment process in the Teams desktop client. The face profile is used in Teams Rooms meetings where an Intelligent Camera capable of People Recognition is deployed to recognize in-room attendees, and then labels their identity for all meeting participants, both in-room and remote. This item has been cancelled due to duplication. Users will be able to enroll their face and create a face profile using the new enrollment process in the Teams desktop client. The face profile is used in Teams Rooms meetings where an Intelligent Camera capable of People Recognition is deployed to recognize in-room attendees, and then labels their identity for all meeting participants, both in-room and remote. 01/12/2023
161629 Microsoft Teams: Virtual Appointments Analytics updates (Premium) Tenant admins can see updated analytics with new insights in Teams Admin Center including average lobby wait times for scheduled vs. on-demand appointments, percentage of appointments completed after scheduled end time, and percentage of appointments with a late start. Tenant admins can see updated analytics with new insights inside the Teams Virtual Appointments app, including average lobby wait times for scheduled vs. on-demand appointments, percentage of appointments completed after scheduled end time, and percentage of appointments with a late start. 01/11/2023
164897 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Data Loss Prevention - Microsoft Endpoint DLP Support for Windows on ARM (ARM64) With this capability, customers can extend Microsoft Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies and actions to endpoints running Windows on ARM (ARM64) and prevent sensitive data exfiltration through actions such as copying to a USB, or copy to clipboard, notepad, printing, and more. With this capability, customers can extend Microsoft Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies and actions to endpoints running Windows on ARM (ARM64) and prevent sensitive data exfiltration through actions such as copying to a USB, or copy to clipboard, notepad, printing, and more. Note: The roadmap item was inadvertently marked rolling out. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. 01/01/2024
183905 Azure Active Directory: Auto-rollout of Conditional Access policies Starting in November 2023, Microsoft will begin automatically protecting customers with Microsoft managed Conditional Access policies. These are policies that Microsoft creates and enables in customer tenants. The following policies will be rolled out to all eligible tenants: 1. MFA for admin portals: This policy covers privileged admin roles and requires MFA when an admin signs into a Microsoft admin portal. 2. MFA for per-user MFA users: This policy covers users with per-user MFA and requires MFA for all cloud apps.??3. MFA for high-risk sign-ins: This policy covers all users and requires MFA and reauthentication for high-risk sign-ins. Starting in November 2023, Microsoft will begin automatically protecting customers with Microsoft managed Conditional Access policies. All eligible tenants will be notified prior to this rollout. 01/11/2023

Changed Property: RM Platform Tags

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
122238 Outlook: Actionable card based Loop components We Web, Desktop 01/11/2023

Changed Property: RM Preview

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
101528 Outlook: Focus Time in Outlook Calendar January CY2024 February CY2024 01/03/2024
144596 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Communication Compliance - Empower end users to report inappropriate posts and comments in Viva Engage October CY2023 November CY2023 01/03/2024

Changed Property: RM Product Tags

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
183907 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Admins can provide intent while submitting Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Exchange, Microsoft Defender for Office 365 01/11/2023
183908 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Last used date inside Tenant Allow Block List Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Exchange, Microsoft Defender for Office 365 01/11/2023

Changed Property: RM Release

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
91286 Microsoft Teams: Controlled-content meeting template (Premium) October CY2023 November CY2023 01/10/2023
91286 Microsoft Teams: Controlled-content meeting template (Premium) November CY2023 October CY2023 01/10/2023
101528 Outlook: Focus Time in Outlook Calendar December CY2023 March CY2024 01/03/2024
114214 Microsoft Teams: Frosted Glass Backgrounds in Teams Meetings December CY2023 January CY2024 01/01/2024
117391 Whiteboard: Connectors (Line Anchoring) November CY2023 January CY2024 01/01/2024
117479 Microsoft Viva: Personalized Viva Goals Digest Emails August CY2023 November CY2023 01/11/2023
117546 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Information Protection - New cmdlet for Content Explorer October CY2023 November CY2023 01/11/2023
118467 Microsoft Teams: Updates to Gallery View in Teams Meetings November CY2023 December CY2023 01/12/2023
123486 Microsoft Teams: Simplified compose box November CY2023 December CY2023 01/12/2023
124847 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Information Protection - Exact Data Match to support multi-token corroborative evidence October CY2023 November CY2023 01/11/2023
124890 Microsoft Intune: On demand remediations - single device October CY2023 June CY2024 01/06/2024
126123 Microsoft Teams: Decorate your background (Premium) November CY2023 December CY2023 01/12/2023
144596 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Communication Compliance - Empower end users to report inappropriate posts and comments in Viva Engage November CY2023 March CY2024 01/03/2024
153651 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Ability to change retention period on labels set to start retention based on “When items were labeled” October CY2023 November CY2023 01/11/2023
161739 Microsoft Teams: Integrate Chat notification with Meeting RSVP status December CY2023 January CY2024 01/01/2024
168524 Microsoft Teams: Co-organizer updates in Webinars December CY2023 January CY2024 01/01/2024
168618 OneDrive: Offline mode December CY2023 January CY2024 01/01/2024
169101 Outlook: New feedback experience October CY2023 November CY2023 01/11/2023
177873 OneDrive: Add individual file shortcuts in OneDrive for Web October CY2023 November CY2023 01/11/2023
181616 Microsoft Teams: Private Line November CY2023 December CY2023 01/12/2023
181918 Microsoft Teams: Meeting "Recording & Transcription" tab will be replaced by "Recap" tab December CY2023 February CY2024 01/02/2024
183785 Microsoft Teams: Custom backgrounds for announcement posts in channels (Premium) October CY2023 November CY2023 01/11/2023
183905 Azure Active Directory: Auto-rollout of Conditional Access policies October CY2023 November CY2023 01/11/2023

Changed Property: RM Release Phase

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
119153 Microsoft Teams: Hide attendee names in Webinars (Premium) General Availability Targeted Release (Entire Organization), Targeted Release (Select People), General Availability 01/11/2023
148471 Microsoft Viva: Viva Goals - Share an Update to Outlook with Goal Broadcast General Availability, Preview General Availability 01/12/2023
183785 Microsoft Teams: Custom backgrounds for announcement posts in channels (Premium) General Availability, Targeted Release Targeted Release (Entire Organization), Targeted Release (Select People), General Availability 01/11/2023
183905 Azure Active Directory: Auto-rollout of Conditional Access policies General Availability, Targeted Release General Availability 01/11/2023

Changed Property: RM Status

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
91286 Microsoft Teams: Controlled-content meeting template (Premium) Rolling out In development 01/10/2023
91286 Microsoft Teams: Controlled-content meeting template (Premium) In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
98414 Microsoft Teams: Customization for Watermark (Premium) In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
99943 Microsoft Teams: Walkie Talkie Favorite Channels Rolling out Launched 01/07/2023
100697 Outlook: Understand and update sharing privileges on OneDrive and SharePoint links In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
109554 Microsoft Intune: Remote Help for Android In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
109586 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Data Loss Prevention - Protect sensitive text when it is shared through Web forms Rolling out Launched 01/08/2023
115508 Outlook: Outlook on the web - Phishing/Junk Reporting popups integrated with Microsoft Defender for Office 365 In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
117368 SharePoint: New site theme options Rolling out Launched 01/08/2023
117415 Microsoft Viva: Amplify Campaign Creation & Management Rolling out Launched 01/09/2023
117416 Microsoft Viva: Amplify Author Publications & Distribute to Multiple Destinations Rolling out Launched 01/09/2023
117417 Microsoft Viva: Amplify Reporting & Analytics Rolling out Launched 01/09/2023
117424 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Data Lifecycle Management: New retention actions in Power Automate integration In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
117433 Outlook: Disallow Reactions on an email Rolling out Launched 01/09/2023
117479 Microsoft Viva: Personalized Viva Goals Digest Emails In development Rolling out 01/11/2023
117493 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Data Loss Prevention – apply protection at the time of egress on endpoints Rolling out Launched 01/09/2023
118239 Microsoft Viva: Verified Topic badges Rolling out Launched 01/09/2023
123148 Microsoft Teams: Town Halls Rolling out Launched 01/10/2023
123501 Microsoft Teams: Custom backgrounds for announcement posts in channels In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
124800 Microsoft Stream: New Stream webpart Rolling out Launched 01/08/2023
124815 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Information Protection - Keyword highlight support for document trainable classifiers Rolling out Launched 01/09/2023
124876 OneDrive: Easily get to files shared by people with the new People view in OneDrive Web Rolling out Launched 01/08/2023
124971 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Insider Risk Management – Cumulative exfiltration detection tuning Rolling out Launched 01/01/2024
124987 Microsoft Project: Task history In development Launched 01/08/2023
127901 Microsoft Teams: SMS Notifications in Virtual Appointments Template (Premium) In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
131293 Microsoft Teams: Workflows within Channels In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
135281 Outlook: Local Contact Search In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
138248 Microsoft Teams: Real-time calendar sync and updates with Outlook Rolling out Launched 01/09/2023
144248 Microsoft Teams: Choose which users to notify when publishing a task list In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
146855 Microsoft Teams: Scheduling improvements in Shifts app In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
151810 Outlook: Inking in New Outlook for Windows and web Rolling out Launched 01/09/2023
161426 Microsoft Teams: Enabling People Recognition in a Teams Meeting with a desktop client face enrollment process In development Cancelled 01/12/2023
161919 Microsoft Syntex: model processing status column In development Rolling out 01/09/2023
163598 Microsoft Teams: Automatic updates for the Teams app on Android-based Teams devices In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
163967 Microsoft Teams: Require background blur when no background is selected (Premium) In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
163971 Microsoft Viva: Viva Insights homepage refresh for organizational leaders In development Rolling out 01/09/2023
164895 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: eDiscovery - Data Sources usability enhancements Rolling out Launched 01/09/2023
164897 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Data Loss Prevention - Microsoft Endpoint DLP Support for Windows on ARM (ARM64) In development Rolling out 01/01/2024
164897 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Data Loss Prevention - Microsoft Endpoint DLP Support for Windows on ARM (ARM64) Rolling out In development 01/01/2024
167212 Yammer: Enhanced campaign creation and discovery experiences Rolling out Launched 01/08/2023
170792 Outlook: Scheduling Assistant settings moving to the toolbar In development Launched 01/10/2023
171611 Planner: Planner Personal Plans In development Rolling out 01/10/2023
173182 Microsoft Teams: Town halls (Premium) Rolling out Launched 01/10/2023

Changed Property: RM Title

RM ID RM Title Old Value New Value check before
161629 Microsoft Teams: Virtual Appointments Analytics updates (Premium) Microsoft Teams: Virtual Appointments Analytics updates in Teams Admin Center (Premium) Microsoft Teams: Virtual Appointments Analytics updates (Premium) 01/11/2023

CW44 New Roadmap Items

RM ID RM Title RM Status RM Release RM Tags check before
183902 Outlook: Sort By Category In development General Availability 12/01/2023
183785 Microsoft Teams: Custom backgrounds for announcement posts in channels (Premium) In development General Availability Targeted Release 11/01/2023
182046 Microsoft Teams: School Connection for parents in Microsoft Teams (mobile) In development General Availability 12/01/2023
182034 Microsoft Teams: Click-to-Chat with Teams App Publishers In development General Availability 11/01/2023
180902 Microsoft Teams: Teams Phone and Teams Rooms licenses in device store In development General Availability 12/01/2023
177895 Microsoft Search: Monthly search report In development General Availability 11/01/2023
184511 SharePoint: Accessibility Updates to Tables In development General Availability 11/01/2023
184504 Outlook: Track Read Receipts within Outlook on the Web and the New Outlook for Windows In development General Availability 12/01/2023
183905 Azure Active Directory: Auto-rollout of Conditional Access policies In development General Availability Targeted Release 11/01/2023
179769 Microsoft Teams: Teachers can (manually) update parent data in Parent App In development General Availability 12/01/2023
183908 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Last used date inside Tenant Allow Block List In development General Availability 11/01/2023
183907 Microsoft Defender for Office 365: Admins can provide intent while submitting In development General Availability 11/01/2023
181623 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Data Loss Prevention for endpoints-Support for Two New Predicates on Endpoint DLP In development General Availability Preview 01/01/2024
180990 SharePoint: Clipchamp content In development General Availability Targeted Release (Entire Organization) Targeted Release (Select People) 10/01/2023
180383 Microsoft Syntex: Advanced Tenant Rename In development General Availability Preview Targeted Release (Entire Organization) 11/01/2023
177293 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Information Protection - New fields added to Activity Explorer In development General Availability Preview 10/01/2023
181918 Microsoft Teams: Meeting "Recording & Transcription" tab will be replaced by "Recap" tab In development General Availability 02/01/2024
181397 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Data Loss Prevention - Updated admin experience for settings In development General Availability 11/01/2023
180170 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: eDiscovery (Premium) Jobs report - access for eDiscovery Manager In development General Availability Preview 01/01/2024
177894 Microsoft Search: New user analytics extended to Microsoft Outlook, Teams, and Office In development General Availability 11/01/2023
95601 Outlook: Embed Teams Chat in Outlook Web In development General Availability 10/01/2023
184899 Microsoft Purview compliance portal: new roles added for built-in Compliance Administrator, Information Protection, and Privacy Management related role groups. In development General Availability 11/01/2023
184359 Microsoft 365 app: Catch Up Improvements on Web In development General Availability 11/01/2023
179786 Microsoft Teams: New settings available for your frontline manager in Shifts app In development General Availability 12/01/2023
178355 Microsoft Teams: Multi-instance app customization support for Teams apps In development General Availability 03/01/2024
141204 Microsoft Teams: Updates to in-call user experience In development General Availability 12/01/2023
123769 Microsoft Teams: Archive channels In development Targeted Release (Entire Organization) Targeted Release (Select People) General Availability 12/01/2023

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