What’s new for SharePoint – June 2024

As the northern hemisphere welcomes the beginning of summer, many of us start to wind down and head off on our well-deserved holidays to soak up the good weather. However, one thing that is not showing any signs of slowing down is the roll-out of new features and announcements for SharePoint. In June 2024, we’ve seen a lot of new options for content editors that promise to revolutionize how pages are created.

Viva Amplify, in particular, has received the largest batch of updates since its release. These enhancements aim to streamline workflows and improve user experience, ensuring that SharePoint continues to be a leading platform for content management and collaboration. So, as you pack your bags for your summer getaway, don’t forget to check out the latest updates on SharePoint and related technologies.

Happy summer, and happy SharePointing!

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What’s new for SharePoint – May 2024

May was packed with updates for SharePoint, making it a month you shouldn’t miss. With two major Microsoft Conferences, there were plenty of new features announced for everyone using SharePoint, whether you’re an end user, an admin, or a developer.

Viva Connections also got some attention with fresh updates to the Dashboard and the launch of its web version. It’s clear that SharePoint is growing and improving.

But remember, as SharePoint gets better, some older features are being phased out. Keep an eye on these changes to make sure your users aren’t caught off guard.

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What’s new for SharePoint – April 2024

This April brought some practical updates to SharePoint. Now, you can change the fonts on your SharePoint sites and Viva Connections to make them look just the way you want.

Microsoft also wrapped up support for Stream Classic and is now all in on Stream on SharePoint. They’ve added playlists to the SharePoint web part, making it easier to organize and share videos. Plus, Copilot is now part of Stream, which should make working with video content smarter and more efficient.

There’s more to check out with new features and plans for SharePoint, so take a look to stay in the loop.

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What’s new for SharePoint – March 2024

March has been a bustling month for SharePoint and related technologies, bringing a suite of updates that content creators will find particularly exciting. With enhancements to existing web parts and the introduction of new functionalities, crafting compelling pages has never been more intuitive. this blog post is a treasure trove of information, offering something for everyone. Whether you’re an administrator keen on the latest in Viva Connections, or a creative soul eager to explore Clipchamp’s potential, make sure to delve into this post to stay abreast of the fresh features set to elevate your favorite platform.

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What’s new for SharePoint – February 2024

SharePoint is constantly evolving to offer new and improved features for its users. In this blog post, I will explore some of the exciting updates that were announced in February 2024. You will learn how to create new Document library templates using the same technology that powers Microsoft Lists, how to use Copilot to enhance your OneDrive experience, how to create stunning videos with Clipchamp, and much more. Let’s dive in!

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What’s new for SharePoint – January 2024

Microsoft kicked off the year with exciting news about SharePoint branding and how you can customize your intranet with your own corporate identity. In addition, Microsoft Lists and OneDrive received new features and enhancements. To stay on top of the latest updates on SharePoint and related technologies, don’t miss this blog post.

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What’s new for SharePoint – December 2023

Welcome to the last edition of my monthly blog post for 2023, where I share the latest updates for SharePoint and related technologies. December was a calm month, with everyone getting ready for the holidays and the pace of announcements and updates slowing down for the season. However, there were still some important news to share, especially around SharePoint sharing and Microsoft Stream.

The migration deadline for moving your videos from the classic Stream to the new Stream, which is integrated with SharePoint. If you still have videos on the classic Stream, you need to migrate them to SharePoint before it’s too late.

I hope you find this blog post useful and informative. As always, feel free to leave your comments and feedback below. Thank you for reading and happy new year!

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What’s new for SharePoint – November 2023

November was a month of great updates for SharePoint and the applications that run on top of it. Microsoft Stream, which used to be an isolated application, is receiving a lot of new features soon and your videos and meeting recordings will be more interactive than ever before.

On the SharePoint side, there were also updates to the document libraries, which now allow you to access a prebuilt set of templates that will increase the productivity of your users while working within the intranet. The updates of the month were not only about existing products.

During Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft introduced SharePoint Premium, a new offering that will include the features from Syntex. Later in November, during the ESPC, Microsoft introduced SharePoint Embedded, a new headless CMS that will enable ISVs to build their apps on top of SharePoint, leveraging the security of the Microsoft 365 ecosystem.

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What’s new for SharePoint – October 2023

SharePoint has undergone a remarkable transformation, what was once a standalone application has evolved into a powerful platform for a growing array of Microsoft 365 applications. In this monthly update, you’ll find the latest changes, starting with the refreshed landing experience for Viva Connections, which now boasts branding capabilities, announcement features, and enhanced layout options.

Additionally, you’ll learn more about the retirement of Microsoft Stream Classic and the promising announcements for its successor. The updates for Viva Connections, such as the ability to create more experience and consistent brand theming, are also on the agenda, along with the introduction of a search feature for Viva Connections on Android and iOS. These changes reflect the ongoing evolution of SharePoint and its expanding role in the modern workspace.

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What’s new for SharePoint – September 2023

In the recent updates for SharePoint and related technologies, some significant changes for the platforms. One of the notable updates is the introduction of Verified Viva Topics Badges, allowing editors to mark topics as Verified in Microsoft Viva for increased reliability. Additionally, the integration of Clipchamp into Microsoft 365 brings video editing capabilities to commercial account users. These updates, along with features like Auto Labeling for PDFs in Microsoft Purview and Document Library Templates in SharePoint, aim to enhance functionality and streamline user experiences, contributing to more efficient collaboration and content management.

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I've been working with Microsoft Technologies over the last ten years, mainly focused on creating collaboration and productivity solutions that drive the adoption of Microsoft Modern Workplace.