Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – w/c 14 September 2020


  • Launched (2)
  • Rolling out (0)
  • In development (6)


  • Channel info pane – Selecting the “Channel info” icon in the channel header will display summary information related to that channel. Roadmap ID: 64173
  • Microsoft Teams: Improved Channel File Tab Experience – The new experience in the file tab of a channel includes the ability to sync files to your computer, more view options, and lifecycle signals. Additionally, you can pin and check out files. Roadmap ID: 51234




Release – September 2020

  • Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: Off Shift Access Control V1 – Off shift access  is a new setting that can be enabled by IT administrators to provide a notification to Firstline Workers when they access the Teams app on their personal device outside payable hours. Roadmap ID: 61180
  • Microsoft Teams: Templates for creation of a new Team – With Templates in Teams, users can choose from a variety of customizable templates when creating a new team. IT professionals can also create new custom templates for their organization, allowing them to standardize team structures, surface relevant apps, and scale best practices. Roadmap ID: 67110
  • 👀 Microsoft Teams: End-of-meeting notifications – Microsoft Teams will automatically issue a 5-minute warning when the meeting is nearing a close – it will be triggered for all scheduled private, and channel meetings. Roadmap ID: 67122

Release – October 2020

  • Dynamic view – Dynamic view user AI in meetings to dynamically optimize shared content and video participants. Roadmap ID: 65943
  • Live Transcription with speaker attribution  – Live transcripts provide another way to follow along with what has been said and who said it. After a meeting, the transcript file is automatically saved in the chat tab for that meeting. Roadmap ID: 65967
  • Microsoft Teams: Manage your meeting options in-meeting – Meetings organizers can now view and update meeting options within the in-meeting making it easier and faster to manage your meeting options during a meeting. Roadmap ID: 67121

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