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February 1, 2022

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People centric search rollout update (SharePoint,

SharePoint Online, SharePoint Development Services

From Microsoft Corporation
Technical Bulletin MC320162 · Published Feb 1, 2022

Message Summary

Since previously communicated (MC275345 – Sept 2021), we have updated the people-centric search rollout timeline below. After the gradual rollout began in December, we have worked to improve your experience around finding content through people and understanding people through their content by offering greater consistency and reliability in SharePoint and 

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID: 68783.

When this will happen:

Targeted release (entire org): now available. 

Standard: will begin rolling out in early March and expect to complete rollout mid-March. 

How this will affect your organization:

People-centric search will let you zoom in on a person to view, explore, and search the enterprise graph around them.  When you pick a person, you will be able to search through their work and activities.

Note: This will only include items that you already have permissions to view or modify.

What you need to do to prepare:

You might want to notify your users about this change and update your training and documentation as appropriate. 


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