What's new and planned for Finance and Operations cross-app capabilities

This topic lists features that are planned to release from April 2021 through September 2021. Because this topic lists features that may not have released yet, delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released. For more information, go to Microsoft policy.

In the General availability column, the feature will be delivered within the month listed. The delivery date can be any day within that month. Released features show the full date, including the date of release.

This check mark ( ) shows which features have been released for public preview or early access and for public preview, early access, and general availability.

Batch framework

The batch framework provides an asynchronous, server-based batch processing environment that can process tasks across multiple instances of Application Object Server (AOS).

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Automatic retry settings for batch jobs Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - Apr 16, 2021

Cross-app features

Capabilities and features benefiting all Finance and Operations apps.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Ensure required unbound controls are filled in Users by admins, makers, or analysts Apr 30, 2021
Enhanced troubleshooting experience to manage dual-write initial and catch-up writes Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 6, 2021 -
Increase in legal entity limits for dual-write live synchronization Users by admins, makers, or analysts Sep 27, 2021 -
Get recommendations on best practices via dual-write table map health check Users by admins, makers, or analysts Sep 30, 2021 -
Freeze columns in grids Users by admins, makers, or analysts Feb 1, 2021 Apr 2, 2021
Open-source software update – upgrade to React 17 Users by admins, makers, or analysts Feb 1, 2021 Apr 2, 2021
Updates to client feature states Users, automatically Feb 1, 2021 Apr 2, 2021
Align interaction patterns for combo boxes with those of look-up controls Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 5, 2021 Apr 30, 2021
Allow admins to select default document types Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 5, 2021 Apr 30, 2021
Lifecycle Services Asset library performance improvement Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 12, 2021 May 10, 2021
Allow configuration of the publish batch size in the Excel add-in Users, automatically Apr 23, 2021 Jul 2, 2021
Pass legal entity context to embedded canvas apps Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 23, 2021 Jul 2, 2021
Visual update for wizards Users by admins, makers, or analysts Apr 23, 2021 Jul 2, 2021
Internet Explorer end-of-support notifications Users, automatically May 28, 2021 Jul 12, 2021
Authentication for Finance and Operations apps upgraded to OpenIdConnect Users, automatically - Jul 30, 2021
Lifecycle Services list environments API Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Aug 1, 2021 Sep 1, 2021
Synthetic monitoring of Service Fabric environments Users, automatically - Sep 17, 2021
Translation support for organizational saved views Users by admins, makers, or analysts Feb 1, 2021 Sep 30, 2021

Description of Enabled for column values:

  • Users, automatically: These features include changes to the user experience and are enabled automatically.

  • Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically: These features are meant to be used by administrators, makers, marketers, or business analysts and are enabled automatically.

  • Users by admins, makers, or analysts: These features must be enabled or configured by the administrators, makers, or business analysts to be available for their users.

For a list of the countries or regions where Dynamics 365 business applications are available, go to the International availability guide. For more information about geographic areas and datacenters (regions), go to the Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform availability page.