Q1 Tech Insider Update: Microsoft SharePoint and Other Product News

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The Q1 2021 Tech Insider Update hosted by JourneyTEAM presented the latest changes and enhancements to collaboration platform Microsoft SharePoint, as well as other Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics 365 applications. In addition to the updates, the webinar featured insider tips and business strategies from JourneyTEAM consultants and developers.  

In brief, here are the most recent enhancements to Microsoft SharePoint, including a mix of new features as well as existing features that have been enhanced:  

  • Comments within SharePoint lists 
  • Column settings in grid view in SharePoint lists 
  • Calendar view on SharePoint lists 
  • Power Automate can now approve adding sites to a hub 
  • Results from PowerBI coming to Microsoft Search in SharePoint 
  • File hover cards available within conversations 
  • Page comparison visualization 
  • Future-date page publishing 
  • Move files and easily keep sharing 
  • Organization chart web part 
  • Site header updates 
  • Display change to hierarchical sensitivity labels 
  • Update to Microsoft 365 compliance center information governance solution  

Read more in the full article.

Other Microsoft collaboration and communication platforms and applications that had updates covered in the Tech Insider Update: 

Microsoft Teams 

  • Meeting reactions in Team meetings 
  • Virtual breakout rooms 
  • Power Automate approvals now visible within Teams  
  • Teams Usage Report in Microsoft 365 Admin Center 
  • Team membership increased to 25,000 members per team 

Microsoft Viva 

  • Updates to Viva Insights, Viva Topics, Viva Learning and Viva Connections 

Microsoft Forms 

  • Forms polls in Microsoft Teams meetings 
  • Email receipt and download response  


  • Smart backgrounds 
  • Intelligent file recommendations 
  • Tasks in Teams 

Other Microsoft updates include:  

Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP and CRM 

  • Marketing 
  • Sales 
  • Field Service 
  • Project Operations (previously “Project Service Automation)  
  • Customer Service 
  • Business Central 

Microsoft Power Platform  

  • Power BI 
  • Power Apps 
  • Power Virtual Agents 
  • Power Automate 

Microsoft Office 365 and the Cloud  

  • Exchange Online 
  • Azure AD 
  • Microsoft Unified Endpoint Management (Intune) 

For more information see the full article.


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Article by: Jenn Alba – Marketing Manager – 801.938.7816

JourneyTEAM is an award-winning consulting firm with proven technology and measurable results. They take Microsoft products; Dynamics 365, SharePoint intranet, Office 365, Azure, CRM, GP, NAV, SL, AX, and modify them to work for you. The team has expert level, Microsoft Gold certified consultants that dive deep into the dynamics of your organization and solve complex issues. They have solutions for sales, marketing, productivity, collaboration, analytics, accounting, security and more.

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