Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – w/c 16 November 2020

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Teams

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Teams: Microsoft Teams displays – A new category of all-in-one dedicated Teams devices that features an ambient touchscreen and a hands-free experience powered by Cortana. Roadmap ID: 53941
  • Microsoft Teams: Updated layout for meetings on iOS – Improvements to the Teams experience on iOS devices with a new presentation mode, the ability to see more participants, and the ability to see shared content and a spotlighted participant concurrently. Roadmap ID: 68834
  • Microsoft Teams: Per-Meeting settings for Controlling NDI (Network Device Interface)-Out – The NDI-Out feature will be updated to be a per-meeting control. Roadmap ID: 68836
  • 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: 73388

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Teams: Full screen support in new meetings experience – In Full screen mode, the meeting window fills up the whole screen, the title bar on the top and task bar on the bottom of the window hide. Roadmap ID: 67171
  • Microsoft Teams: Theme and icon updates – Updates to the Teams default and dark theme background colours and icon set to align with the overall Microsoft 365 design vision. Roadmap ID: 68721

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – November 2020

  • Additional settings for multiple Accounts and Organizations – Added support within Teams desktop to be able to add one personal account, along with one work/school account, change their profile picture, and switch between accounts and orgs through Settings. Roadmap ID: 68845
  • Microsoft Teams: Linux Client available in GCC-High – The Microsoft Teams Linux client will now be available in GCC-High. Roadmap ID: 68866

Release – December 2020

  • Multiple Number Dialling – Teams now supports dialling additional numbers for a given user. Roadmap ID: 66194
  •  Microsoft Teams: Create a task from a message in the Desktop Client for Microsoft Teams – With the “create a task from a message” feature in Teams, you’ll be able to create a task from a message in group or 1:1 chats or from a channel post or reply. Roadmap ID: 68696
  • Microsoft Teams: Targeted communications in GCC – Targeted communication allows team members to message everyone in a specific role at the same time by @mentioning the role name in a post. Roadmap ID: 68841
  • Microsoft Teams: EHR connector for virtual visits in healthcare – The EHR connector let’s patients schedule and join the virtual visit from within their electronic health record (EHR) system’s patient portal. Roadmap ID: 68865

Release – January 2021

  • Microsoft Teams: Tasks in Teams in GCC – Tasks in Teams gives you a new unified view of your personal and team tasks, powered by Planner and To Do. It consolidates your tasks across Microsoft To Do, Planner and Outlook. Roadmap ID: 68950
  • Microsoft Teams: Tasks for Information Workers in Teams in GCC – Tasks in Teams gives you a new unified view of your personal and team tasks, powered by Planner and To Do. Roadmap ID: 68951

Release – February 2021

  • Teams: Updated functionality for downloading participant reports in Teams meetings – With new enhancements, we’ll allow you to download the report after the meeting within the Meeting Chat. We’ve also added new data into the report that allows you to better manage your attendance. Roadmap ID: 66459
  • 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

Release – March 2021

  • Microsoft Teams: Support for breakout rooms for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android – Ability to consume breakout rooms feature in Teams meetings. Roadmap ID: 68745

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