Office 365 Roadmap Update | 2020-51

Thirty-one features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, December 14 – 20, 2020. In an effort to keep the weekly digest post from being extraordinarily long, I have separated the Office 365 Roadmap updates out for this week. Note: The Estimated Release dates listed below are subject to change. The direct link provided for each item can be used to determine if the estimated release date has been updated since the time of publication. Description Feature ID Estimated Release Details Outlook for Windows: Send email from your proxy email address (alias) 64123 March CY2021 Added: 15 December 2020Status: In developmentApp/Service: Outlook – WindowsSend email from a proxy email address or account alias rather than your primary email address. The alias email address will be preserved in the FROM and REPLY TO for the recipients. Excel: Change Regional Format settings in Excel for the web 66956 December CY2020 Added: 15 December 2020Status: In developmentApp/Service: Excel – WebRegional format

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-50

Welcome to the December 7 – 13, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Twelve features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, Planner, Forms, Yammer, Outlook (Android, web), and Microsoft Information Protection. Several new events have been added, as the January 2021 dates for the customer immersion experience sessions are now available. The spotlight event of the week is the “Learn Together: Developing Apps for Microsoft Teams” training on Wednesday, December 16th from 9am – 1pm Pacific. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include the general availability of breakout rooms in Microsoft Teams, information on the launch of the Microsoft Teams preview experience, details on new ways to celebrate holiday festivities with Microsoft Teams, and an update on the name changes for the Planner app in Teams. Noteworthy item highlights include details on changing to search in SharePoint Online, a recap of what’s new in Teams phones for December 2020, information on

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-47

Welcome to the November 16 – 22, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were twenty-two additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, OneDrive, Microsoft Information Protection, Project, Outlook (iOS, Android), Microsoft 365 Compliance, Microsoft Search, To Do, and Microsoft Graph. The December dates for existing meeting series are now listed, along with one new event – “Learn Together: Developing Apps for Microsoft Teams” on December 16th. This week’s spotlight event is the “Go Deeper with Microsoft Teams: Build collaborative workspace in Microsoft Teams” session on Monday, November 23rd at 9am Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blogs the November 2020 look at what’s new to Microsoft 365, details on using priority accounts in Microsoft 365, guidance on creating a secure and compliant Microsoft Teams environment, and how to modernize secure access to on-premises resources using Zero Trust. Wrapping up the post are noteworthy items such as a reminder about the timeline when the

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-46

Welcome to the November 8 – 15, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Ten features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, Planner, Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection, Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection, and Microsoft Graph. A few new dates for existing meeting series have been added, along with several new events – AMA sessions for Planner and Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, and the December dates for Customer Immersion Experiences. The spotlight event of the week is the “Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA): Productivity Score” session on Tuesday, November 17th at 8am Pacific. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include the October 2020 updates for OneDrive, general availability of Microsoft Endpoint Data Loss Prevention, updates to Topics and Hashtags in Yammer, and information on what Microsoft learned in an internet-first model with Zero Trust security approach. Noteworthy item highlights include a reminder about the timeline when the Teams app will no longer support

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-45

Welcome to the November 1- 7, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were eleven additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, OneDrive, Microsoft Information Protection, Forms, and Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection. Additional dates for existing meeting series have been posted. This week’s spotlight event is “Go Deeper with Microsoft Teams: Leverage pro tips and tricks” on Thursday, November 12th at 10am Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blog posts include the Project and Roadmap apps for Microsoft Teams, the October 2020 updates for Project on the web, improvements to search usage reports in SharePoint Online with Microsoft Search, and the availability of Yammer Q&A insights in the Microsoft Productivity Score. Wrapping up the post are noteworthy items such as a reminder about the timeline when the Teams app will no longer support Internet Explorer 11, the “What’s New with Microsoft 365” video for October 2020, and several Microsoft compliance webinar recordings and

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-43

Welcome to the October 18 – 24, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were twenty-one additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, Outlook (Windows, web, Android, iOS), Yammer, and Microsoft 365 Admin Center. Additional dates for existing meeting series have been posted, and there are also a couple of new events – Microsoft 365 Virtual Training Days for “Meeting Organizational Compliance Requirements” and “Securing Your Organization”. This week’s spotlight event is “Run Effective Meetings with Microsoft Teams” on Wednesday, October 28th at 3pm Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blog posts include a look at what’s new and upcoming in Information Protection, details on a new dashboard to manage Data Loss Prevention alerts, information on recent enhancements to Azure Active Directory, and some new integrations for Microsoft Teams. Noteworthy items from last week include a reminder about the retirement of SharePoint 2010 workflows, a reminder about the timeline when the Teams app will

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-42

Welcome to the October 11 – 17, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Twenty-seven features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, Microsoft Lists, Outlook (web), Compliance, and Microsoft Information Protection. A few new dates for existing meeting series have been posted, as well as one brand new event for this week. The brand new event is also the spotlight event of the week, which is the Power Platform Community Conference on Thursday, October 22nd from 9:00am – 6:00pm Eastern. Blog posts in last week’s roundup include information and resources regarding the recent end of support for Office 2010 and Office 2016 for Mac, some of the most frequently asked questions about Planner, the preview of Microsoft 365 Apps Admin Center inventory and monthly servicing features, and the announcement of the Zero Trust Deployment Center. Noteworthy item highlights include a reminder about the retirement of SharePoint 2010 workflows, a reminder about the

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-41

Welcome to the October 4 – 10, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were twenty additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, SharePoint, Exchange Online, Yammer, and Project. Additional dates for existing meeting series have been posted, including new customer immersion experience sessions. This week’s spotlight event is “Run Effective Meetings with Microsoft Teams” on Tuesday, October 13th at 3pm Pacific. Highlights from last week’s blogs include the general availability of Tasks in Microsoft Teams, detailed information on the lifecycle of an item in SharePoint with a retention label or policy applied, the Top 5 security questions from US Government customers for Teams, Modern Authentication Support in the Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer, and general availability of Conditional Access Office 365 Suite. Wrapping up the post are noteworthy items such as the September 2020 “What’s New with Microsoft 365” video, a reminder about Office 2013 client connectivity to Office 365 services, a reminder

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-39

Welcome to the September 20 – 26, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Last week, all eyes (and ears) were focused on Microsoft Ignite 2020, the first ever virtual Ignite. There’s a ton of content in this week’s digest, so the intro will be short. You can find recordings, and related content at Microsoft Ignite On-Demand. OFFICE 365 ROADMAP With Ignite 2020, there were a ton of updates to the Office 365 Roadmap last week – 158 new features to be exact! Microsoft Teams had the highest number of features with 68 total, followed by Search (30) and Outlook (28 – all platforms). In order to keep the length of the blog post to a minimum, the roadmap updates for last week are available via download as listed below: UPCOMING EVENTS Teams Chalk Talk: Get to Teams – Zero to Production Microsoft Teams can help your employees stay connected and collaborate with each other, especially in the current

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | 2020-38

Welcome to the September 13 – 19, 2020 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were twenty-six additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Teams, Microsoft 365 Compliance, Yammer, Visio, and Outlook. Due to the large number of items, all of the roadmap items are in a separate post this week, Office 365 Roadmap Update | 2020-38. There are a couple of new events listed in this week’s post. The “Teams Chalk Talk: Get to Teams – Zero to Production” only has an on-demand session available for now. The Office 365 network connectivity team will hold office hours on Wednesday, September 23rd from 8am – 12pm Pacific. The spotlight event of the week is Microsoft Ignite, which runs from Tuesday, September 22nd – Thursday, September 24th. Highlights from last week’s blogs include information on how to enable a seamless remote work experience for your users, a summary of the OneDrive roadmap updates for August 2020,

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