MC311846 – Microsoft will be adding new content scenarios to the My Feed Web Part on SharePoint. The update will come with the following features.
- Suggested Task
- These are tasks or actions you have requested by or of you. They also may be tasks or actions you promise to do. These tasks are pulled from your email conversations.
- People Highlights
- These comprise of Birthdays, Work Anniversaries and Change of roles for people who you work with. The information is only visible for those who have chosen to share it on LinkedIn.
- Meetings out of routine
- These are meetings scheduled on Teams or Outlook and are out of your usual working hours. This allows your users to either request for a reschedule or act on the meetings as appropriate.
This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 82172.
When this will happen:
Microsoft expects this rollout to begin mid-January and expect the rollout to be completed by late January 2022.
How this will affect your Organization:
The updated Feed Web Part will enable your users to have access to more content types and engage them in what is happening around them. They will be able to see updates on different file collaboration activities, stay up to speed on what actions to take, view upcoming meetings and recordings and be up to date with events around their colleagues’ work life events.
To surface the Feed Web Part, follow thesteps here: Use the My feed web part (microsoft.com)
Meetings Out of Routine
What you need to do to prepare:
No action is required as the content of the Feed web part will be automatically surfaced. Consider informing internal IT and users about this change.