Microsoft Teams: Check-in and room release for Teams panels

Allow users to “check in” to a meeting room from a Teams panel. If no users check in to the room, the scheduled meeting is removed from the room’s calendar. The room is then returned to the room inventory and available for other users to reserve and use.

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Microsoft Teams: Sign out from Teams Admin Center on Teams displays

Tenant admins can remotely provision, sign-in and sign-out of a Teams device that has previously not been provisioned from the Teams Admin Center.

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Announcing continuous compliance assessments in the Microsoft 365 compliance center

We’re enhancing Compliance Manager’s automated testing and evidence generation functionality, and enabling additional improvement actions and solutions for automated testing.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 72222.

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Microsoft 365 compliance center: Insider Risk Management analytics

The Microsoft 365 Insider Risk Management solution will now provide aggregated and anonymized analytics to help identify potential insider risk activity within the organization. This is currently available in public preview.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/insider-risk-management-settings?view=o365-worldwide#analytics-preview

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Microsoft 365 compliance center: Advanced eDiscovery – Historical versions

Now eDiscovery admins can designate specific SharePoint Online or OneDrive for Business sites to enable
for historical versions functionality. This capability will enable organizations to quickly search across not only the current version of documents, but all the versions of the document.
Preview date: November CY2021

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Microsoft 365 compliance center: Insider risk management – Integration with Microsoft Sentinel

,New integration with Microsoft Sentinel provides the flexibility to collect, detect, and investigate insider risk activities within Microsoft Sentinel. This native connector allows for seamless import of alerts, which provides analysts with a single pane of glass to review alerts for insider risk in a broader organizational context.
More info: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/insider-risk-management-configure?view=o365-worldwide
Preview date: November CY2021

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Word: Use the redesigned modern font picker in Office

Picking your fonts just got much easier! Microsoft Office modern font picker is a completely reimagined experience for Office. Pin your favorite fonts so you can quickly access them on any device or platform. Easily view all the fonts used in a document, including notifications for missing and embedded fonts. Choose from all the available styles for a font family, whether simply bold or italic or more exotic variants, such as condensed semi bold italic. In the Office Fonts section, see which fonts are available on all platforms and don’t need to be embedded in a document. Microsoft Office modern font picker offers you the effortless typographical experience you’ve been waiting for.

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Outlook: Third-party support for Meetings online by default

Previously, Outlook released the option for meetings to be online by default. In that release, the feature was only available to users of Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business. This update will add support for users of third-party online meeting providers to make their meetings online by default, or to select their preferred online meeting provider if they use multiple providers.

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Microsoft 365 compliance center – Public preview of historical versions for Advanced eDiscovery

Coming soon (public preview), historical versions in Advanced eDiscovery allows organizations to quickly search across not only the current version of documents, but all the versions that may be relevant given the content included in the document at the time of the version.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81898.

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Chat with users with Teams personal accounts

Chat with Teams will extend collaboration support by enabling Teams users to chat with team members outside their work network with a Teams personal account. Customers will be able to invite any Teams user to chat using an email address or phone number, and remain within the security and compliance policies of their organization. 

Will rollout on web, desktop and mobile.

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