Updates coming to Daily Briefing Emails

The Briefing email from Microsoft Viva helps users start their day on track by surfacing information to prepare for upcoming meetings, follow up on outstanding tasks as well as protect time for independent work. A few updates are coming to the daily briefing email to provide users with ways to fine-tune their email.

Favorite & Snooze


Improvements to SharePoint pages authoring – New and updated web parts

These updates include our new Assignments web part for Education customers and changes to other web parts like Group calendar, Quick links, and Highlighted content. We’re also introducing a new SharePoint site theme.

Note: Most of these changes are being released as part of Teams Class Home page release. 


Incident & Alert determination – retirement of old values

We recently changed the Incident and alert classification experience, including an updated classification and determination values list, previously supported values “Apt” and “SecurityPersonnel” will soon be retired.

When this will happen:


Microsoft Teams: View attendance report on Microsoft Teams for Android and iOS

You can now configure the availability of attendance report on Teams Mobile for users in your tenant, who can check attendance information for regular meetings or webinars and also the registration information before webinars on Microsoft Teams for Android and iOS as they can do on desktop today.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 97466


Microsoft Purview | eDiscovery (Premium): eDiscovery guest reviewer

This feature enables secure and convenient external guest reviewer access to eDiscovery (Premium) review sets within a case. This feature empowers eDiscovery (Premium) admins and managers to follow more traditional collaboration practices that will boost confidence and workflow defensibility by allowing outside counsel to cooperate more directly without increasing cost or risk.


Microsoft Viva: App type support in the Store for Viva Connections

Improved filters and badges in the SharePoint Store to support Viva Connections ACEs. Users can easily identify and find adaptive cards that work in Viva Connections Dashboard.


Microsoft Viva: Briefing Email Favorite and Snooze Preferences

Personalize your daily briefing emails via ‘favorite’ and ‘snooze.’ Favorited contents will be prioritized, and Snoozed contents will be deprioritized in your future briefing emails.


Microsoft Purview | Information Protection: Exact Data Match to support 10 primary (searchable or indexed) fields

Organizations will be able to configure Exact Data Match (EDM) Sensitive Information Types (SITs) to include up to 10 primary fields (current limit is 5), providing customers more flexibility in configuring EDM.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/compliance/sit-learn-about-exact-data-match-based-sits?view=o365-worldwide


Microsoft Teams Meeting Auto-Transcription

In Microsoft Teams, we will be releasing a feature that allows meeting organizers to transcribe meetings automatically if the meeting has been set to be recorded.

This will make the recording playback experience accessible.


Classic Global term store retirement – update

In mid-November 2021 (MC289683), we announced the rollout of the modern experience of the global term store for Syntex & SharePoint admin center. Aligning with our modernization efforts, we will start retiring the classic experience of the term store and recommend all our users to use the modern term store

When this will happen


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