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Announcements from the SharePoint Virtual Summit 2017

For those who were unable to attend the SharePoint Virtual Summit today, while you wait for the recording to become available, or you are unable to watch the full recording, here are most of the announcements that I recorded from the event, and some links to other recent announcements also found in the Q&A.


Share with confidence

OneDrive lets you get to all your files on any device

Collaborate with deep Office integration

Share with colleagues inside and outside your organization

NEW: See and sync all of your files with Files On-Demand

NEW: Share seamlessly from File Explorer and Finder

NEW: Expanded administrative controls for sharing


Share with confidence

Every Office 365 group gets a SharePoint team site

New web and mobile experiences

Collaborate on the intranet and in Microsoft Teams

NEW: Connect existing sites to Office 365 groups

NEW: Add Groups resources to navigation & pages

NEW: Add SharePoint pages to Microsoft Teams


Transform business process

Gather and manage data and files in SharePoint

Automate processes and connect data with Microsoft Flow

Create mobile apps with Microsoft PowerApps

NEW: Simple approval and feedback flows

NEW: Trigger and share flows in lists & libraries

NEW: PowerApps forms inside SharePoint lists & libraries


Inform and engage employees

Brings award-winning intranets to the cloud

SharePoint home surfaces news and activity

Create beautiful, natively mobile pages

NEW: Communication sites reach a broader audience

NEW: Easily build pages with new layout options

NEW: New web parts drive engagement & interactivity


Harness collective knowledge

Find what you need with powerful search

What you need finds you with discovery experiences

Learn about co-workers using intelligent people cards

NEW: Personalized search lets you find it faster

NEW: Find expertise by searching skills, interests & projects

NEW: Build communities with SharePoint & Yammer



Rest easy with global scale, reliability and compliance

Protect your content with security controls

Bring Office 365 to your datacenter with hybrid capabilities

NEW: Modern SharePoint admin experience

NEW: Service-level encryption using customer keys

NEW: Conditional access policies per site

Tune in on May 24th 2017
Trust, Privacy and GDPR webinar



Modern client-side development with SharePoint Framework

Business processes across Office 365 with Flow and Webhooks

Single end-point for sites, files, and beyond with Microsoft Graph

NEW: SharePoint Framework extensions for sites and libraries

NEW: Graph and WebHooks across sites and lists

NEW: SharePoint Framework for SharePoint Server 2016 in FP2 (due 2nd half of 2017)


Share with confidence roadmap

Coming Soon

OneDrive Files On-Demand

Share from File Explorer and Finder

Simplified sharing experience

Expanded sharing controls for admins

By year end

Microsoft Flow integration with OneDrive

Add Office 365 Group resources to sites

Connect existing sites to Office 365 Groups

SharePoint pages in Microsoft Teams


Transforming business process roadmap

Coming soon

PowerApps from inside SharePoint

Enriched PowerApps connector

List and library web parts for modern pages

By year end

PowerApps web part for modern pages

Simple document approval flows

Intelligent indexing for large lists


Inform and engage employees roadmap

Coming soon

Communication sites

Multi-column page layouts

People cards on SharePoint home

View news on SharePoint app for Windows 10 Mobile

By year end

Further integration with Microsoft Teams

New site usage page

Additional web parts and page capabilities

On-premises support and author news in SharePoint app for Android


Harness Collective knowledge roadmap

Coming soon

Personalized search in Delve

Find people by skills and interests

Connectors in Yammer groups

Dynamic group membership in Yammer

Share and play Microsoft Stream and Office 365 Video inline in Yammer

By year end

Personalized search in SharePoint home

Yammer integration with Communication sites

New Yammer iPad and desktop apps


Microsoft FastTrack for Office 365

Onboarding and adoption assistance

Included as part of Office 365 for all customers > 50 seats

Exchange, SharePoint, Skype, Yammer, Microsoft Teams, and Office

Service onboarding and user adoption assistance

Email migration from Exchange, Notes, Gmail, and GroupWise

Files migration from File Shares, Box, and Google Drive


Other recent announcements mentioned:

Build integrated user experiences with new capabilities of SharePoint and OneDrive

Including the ability to inject JavaScript to all pages on a Modern site, using new SharePoint Framework Extensions!

Also new SharePoint Framework Web Part Connections enabling new web parts to work well together.

Reinventing business processes in SharePoint & Office 365

Gather: capture and manage business data

  • Conditional formatting for list fields, coming later in 2017
  • Intelligent indexing features to support large lists, coming through the second half of 2017
  • Adding metadata navigation to the modern filters pane, coming in early June 2017

Automate:  Streamline repetitive tasks and process

  • Simple approval and feedback flows integrated into lists and libraries that just work without any set up, coming in Summer 2017

Liberate: Create innovative custom data insights and interactions

  • Using PowerApps to build custom forms in SharePoint lists and libraries, coming in summer 2017
  • Adding additional field types such as image, taxonomy, and lookup to the SharePoint connector for PowerApps, Flow and Power BI, coming in summer 2017
  • Simple PowerApps, Power BI, list & library web parts for SharePoint pages, coming later this year
  • Adding PowerApps to Power BI dashboards, available now


More announcements links from blogs.office.com:

Office at Build 2017 – announcing new opportunities for developers

Introducing OneDrive Files On-Demand and other features making it easy to access files

New in Yammer – building a more connected and engaged organization

SharePoint Virtual Summit showcases growth, innovations and customer success

New SharePoint and OneDrive capabilities accelerate your digital transformation

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