SharePoint admin center: Streamlining management of site related information across Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 Groups

SharePoint is updating the site detail panel to include Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 Groups information. Admins that have permissions to SharePoint, Teams and Groups admin centers can now manage all related attributes (membership, group name, description, etc.) from a single site detail panel in the SharePoint admin center ‘Active Sites’ tab. SharePoint admins with SharePoint only permissions will have read-only access to the new attributes.
Preview date: October CY2022

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Microsoft Viva: Controlling Topic highlights on SharePoint

The long-awaited feature to control what Topics get highlighted on SharePoint pages and news posts with an alternative user experience to discover Topics on the page.

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SharePoint: Site sharing e-mails will now send from the sharing user’s mailbox

Today, the site sharing e-mails come from no-reply@sharepointonline.com. To improve delivery success, we will start sending these mails from the user’s exchange mailbox, as we do for other sharing e-mails.

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Microsoft Purview | Data Loss Prevention Auto-quarantine sensitive files accessed by unallowed apps (U.S. Government clouds)

This feature enables admins to eliminate multiple DLP alerts and notifications when an automated app or process tries to access or copy a file for which it is unallowed and quarantines the file to a configurable location.
Preview date: November CY2022

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Microsoft Viva: Topics Adoption Metrics Dashboard

Topics will include a new analytics page, where knowledge managers and admins will have access to a set of metrics that details the health of their adoption. Tenants will have health targets to reach to keep them on track for adopting Viva Topics, as well as recommended actions to perform to drive each metric to healthy.

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Microsoft Viva: Topics in Your Briefing Email

As part of bringing topics to where you work, Viva Topics will now appear as an adaptive card in Your Daily Briefing. Similarly, to the Topic Center, this first card surfaces suggested topics based on your activity and will ask you to confirm your connection to the topic.

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Microsoft Purview | Data loss prevention (DLP) for Microsoft Teams data surfaced in Activity Explorer (U.S. Government clouds)

DLP-related data sets which currently flow into Microsoft 365 Audit logs (i.e., Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive, and Teams DLP) will now also surface within Activity Explorer and will now be available for Teams DLP under an activity called ‘DLP rule matched’.
More info: https//docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/compliance/data-classification-activity-explorer?view=o365-worldwide
Preview date: November CY2022

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SharePoint Syntex: Content Assembly – Choose fields in modern templates to create document library columns

While publishing modern templates, you can now choose fields that you want to map to document library columns. When documents will get generated, the fields chosen to be library columns will get auto filled by the value entered by the users.

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SharePoint Syntex: Content Assembly – Create fields from images in documents

With this feature you can create fields by selecting image from documents, while creating modern templates.

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Microsoft Teams: Creation of Contact Groups in Calls App

Creation of Contact Groups are now available in the right rail pane of the Calls App. Users can now create new groups, and edit the membership of existing groups via the Calls App.

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