What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Human Resources

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.

Benefits management

Benefits management provides you with a flexible solution that supports a wide variety of benefit options. Human Resources also includes an easy-to-use employee experience that showcases your offerings.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Redesigned bulk actions inquiry in Benefits management administration Users by admins, makers, or analysts Nov 2021 Jan 2022
Benefits notifications Users by admins, makers, or analysts Jan 2022 Mar 2022

General

We're enhancing our user experience, and we're providing general improvements to Human Resources that apply to multiple workspaces and forms.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Consistent environment management and integrations between Human Resources and Finance and Operations apps Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Dec 2021 Feb 2022
Create one set of human resources capabilities within Dynamics 365 Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Dec 2021 Mar 2022

Integrations and extensibility

A core focus for Dynamics 365 Human Resources is ensuring customers are able to extend and expand application functionality through integrations and customizations. We're making new integrations available and providing new features that streamline custom integrations through Microsoft Dataverse.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Improved extensibility options Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Dec 2021 Feb 2022

Leave and absence

The leave and absence workspace provides a flexible framework for creating new leave plans, workflows for managing requests, and an intuitive self-service page for employees to request time off.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Manage employee sick leave Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 2022 To be announced

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.