What's new and planned for audience insights

This topic lists features that are planned to release from October 2021 through March 2022. 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.

For a list of the previous wave's release plans, go to 2021 release wave 1 plan.

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.

Activities

This section lists changes to activities in Customer Insights.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Intelligent mapping for semantic activity types Users by admins, makers, or analysts Jan 2022

B2B

This section covers capabilities around account records and organization profiles.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Predict churn in B2B scenarios Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2021 -
Shared environment for B2B and B2C customer profiles Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2021
Support existing accounts hierarchies Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2021
Company name normalization Users by admins, makers, or analysts Nov 2021 -
Insights and unified profiles for accounts and contacts Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 2022 -
Activities for accounts and contacts Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2021 Oct 2021
Measures in B2B scenarios Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2021 Oct 2021
Segments in B2B scenarios Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2021 Oct 2021
Relationships between account and contact entities Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2021 Nov 2021

Data ingestion

This section lists updates to the data ingestion capabilities in audience insights.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Additional Power Query connectors Users by admins, makers, or analysts Jan 2022
Support in-lake transforms on attached entities Users by admins, makers, or analysts Jan 2022

Data unification

This section lists updates to the data unification scenarios in audience insights.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Custom normalizations Users by admins, makers, or analysts Jan 2022

Enrichment

This section lists updates to the data enrichment enhancements in audience insights.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
B2B scenarios for enrichments and exports Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2021
Share of voice for brands and interests Users by admins, makers, or analysts Nov 2021

Extensibility

This section lists updates to the extensibility scenarios in audience insights.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Extend and improve activations into third-party systems Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 2022
Improve activations scenarios for Microsoft services Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 2022
More activation options with Microsoft services Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 2022
More integrations with third-party services Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 2022

Intelligence

This section lists updates to the intelligence scenarios in audience insights.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Semantic mapping of contact data Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2021
Improvements to prediction models Users by admins, makers, or analysts Feb 2022
Allow customer profile data as an input to out-of-the-box AI models Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 2022

System administration

This section lists planned changes to the admin area.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Environment management updates Users by admins, makers, or analysts Nov 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.

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