Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – w/c 06 July 2020

Teams

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Visio as a tab in Microsoft Teams – Visio tabs in Teams allow team members to access services and content in a dedicated space within a channel or in a chat. Roadmap ID: 20886
  • Enable organizers to change lobby settings for PSTN meeting participants for GCC customers – Users who schedule Teams meetings will now see a separate setting to control the lobby for PSTN participants. Roadmap ID: 63833
  • Live captions in Teams meetings for GCC tenants – This feature enables meeting participants to view captions during a Teams meeting. Roadmap ID: 64368
  • Auto-update for Teams Phones – Teams phones can be managed via the Teams admin center, allowing admins to manually push updates to devices deployed in their tenants. Roadmap ID: 63775

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – July 2020

  • Multi-Window Chat – Users will be able to pop out individual Teams chat conversations into a separate window, to help them streamline their workflow and more easily move between ongoing conversations. Roadmap ID: 65602
  • Microsoft Planner: Tasks for Information Workers in Teams – Tasks in Teams gives you a new unified view of your personal and team tasks, powered by Planner and To Do. Roadmap ID: 65385
  • Simplified Global Notification Settings – Users can now configure and customize their notification settings through a newly designed notification settings section. Roadmap ID: 65636
  • Meeting attendee limit increases to 300 participants for GCC, GCC-High and DoD – Microsoft are increasing the maximum number of participants allowed in a Teams meeting to 300. Roadmap ID: 65668
  • New channel files tab for GCC, GCC-High and DoD – Microsoft are rolling out the new channel files tab experience to the government clouds. Roadmap ID: 65350

Release – August 2020

  • Large Gallery view (Preview): see up to 49 participants – Microsoft will soon bring Large Gallery view to Microsoft Teams, providing a new way to view video up to 49 participants at once on a single screen (7×7). Roadmap ID: 65333
  • Data loss prevention and Microsoft Teams – Data loss prevention (DLP) capabilities in Microsoft 365 government clouds will be extended to include Microsoft Teams chat and channel messages, including private channel messages. Roadmap ID: 65383
  • Multiteam Support in Shifts – Employees will be able to access their shifts, other user’s shifts, requests, open shifts, their profile, other user’s profiles in a multi-team manner. Roadmap ID: 50988

Release – September 2020

  • Push-to-talk voice communications – Microsoft Teams, will provide instant voice communication using push to talk. Roadmap ID: 57157

Release – later in 2020

  • Simplified Global Notification Settings for GCC, GCC-High and DoD – Government users can now configure and customize their notification settings through a newly designed notification settings section. Roadmap ID: 65638

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