Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – w/c 11 January 2021

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Teams

  • Launched (6)
  • Rolling out (0)
  • In development (51)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft Teams: inline message translation in DOD – With a simple click, people who speak different languages can fluidly communicate with one another by translating posts in channels and chat. Roadmap ID: 67165
  • Microsoft Teams: New Together mode scenes – With new Together mode scenes you can transport your team to a variety of settings that can help set the tone for your meeting, whether it a conference room or a coffee shop. Roadmap ID: 68749
  • Microsoft Teams: Live Captions for 1:1 Calls – Live Captions display the text version of the audio in the call.. This can be enabled via the control bar within the Call window. Roadmap ID: 68775
  • Polls in Teams Meetings – Meeting presenters can prepare, launch, and evaluate polls before, during, and after meetings, respectively, all from one place under a tab in the Teams meeting. Roadmap ID: 68837
  • Microsoft Teams: GCC support for devices management in Teams Admin Centre – Now, customers who have tenants in the GCC environment can also manage their Teams devices from the Teams Admin Center. Roadmap ID: 70660
  • Whiteboard will be available in Microsoft Teams Rooms – Whiteboard will be added to Microsoft Teams Rooms. Roadmap ID: 73905

đźš‚ ROLLING OUT

N/A

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – January 2021

  • 🆕 Global Usage report for Microsoft Teams – A new report will be made available with both tenant level aggregation and per-team level details to enable admins to get an overall picture of how the organization is using teams within Microsoft Teams. Roadmap ID: 70552
  • Android on-demand chat translation – With a simple click, people who speak different languages can fluidly communicate with one another by translating posts in channels and chat. Roadmap ID: 63226
  • Microsoft Teams for RealWear – FirstLine Workers using RealWear HMT-1 and HMT-1Z1 can now collaborate with a remote expert using video calling on Teams. Roadmap ID: 65038
  • Queue sent messages when offline – When attempting to send messages while offline, Teams will queue messages and send once a network connection is re-established. Roadmap ID: 64687
  • 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
  • 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
  • Microsoft Teams for Firstline Workers: On/Off Shift Presence – IT admins can enable Firstline Workers to get shift-based presence (On shift and Off shift). Roadmap ID: 57173
  • Microsoft Teams: 1080p Resolution: Outgoing Video on collaboration bar – 1080p resolution for outgoing video stream. Roadmap ID: 66350
  • Microsoft Teams: Dual front-of-room screens support on collaboration bar – Support for dual screens. Roadmap ID: 66351
  • Microsoft Teams: Together mode for GCC, GCC-High and DoD – Together mode uses AI segmentation technology in meetings to digitally place participants in a shared background, making it feel like you’re sitting in the same room with everyone else. Roadmap ID: 68847, 66716
  • Microsoft Teams: Call Merge – Call Merge gives end users the capability to merge their active unheld 1-1 call into another 1-1 call or another group call. This applies to Teams VOIP calls and PSTN calls. Roadmap ID: 66054
  • Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Graph API for Teams Export (Preview) – Enterprise Information Archiving (EIA) for Microsoft Teams is a key scenario for our customer as it allows them to solve for retention, indexing, e-discovery, classification, and regulatory requirements. Roadmap ID: 68731
  • Microsoft Teams: Customer Key support (Preview) – Microsoft helps keep Teams data safe by encrypting it while at rest in Microsoft datacenters. Now we are extending this capability to enable customers to add a layer of encryption using their own keys for Teams, similar to Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and OneDrive. Roadmap ID: 68732
  • Microsoft Teams: Large gallery view and Together Mode on Surface Hub – Large gallery view (view up to 49 meeting participants at a time) and Together Mode on the Surface Hub. Roadmap ID: 68734
  • Microsoft Teams: Large gallery view and Together Mode on Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows – Support for Large gallery view (view up to 49 meeting participants at a time) and Together Mode on Microsoft Teams Rooms running on Windows. Roadmap ID: 68738
  • Microsoft Teams: Teams casting for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows – For quick ad-hoc sessions that don’t necessarily require setting up a formal meeting, people can use Teams casting to wirelessly connect to a Teams Room running on Windows, and display content from their mobile phone. Roadmap ID: 68739
  • Microsoft Teams: Productivity and wellbeing insights for managers and leaders – Group managers and business leaders will get insights personalized to their role with recommended actions to make changing habits and improving productivity and wellbeing easier. Roadmap ID: 68746
  • Microsoft Teams: Enhanced Power BI app for Teams (Preview) – Enhancements to the Power BI app for Teams will make it easier to discover data from across the organization and quickly create visualizations from Excel datasets right within Teams. Roadmap ID: 68762
  • Microsoft Teams: Power BI stage view in chat (Preview) – Share a link to a report that is already is set to the view of the person that is sharing. Roadmap ID: 68763
  • Microsoft Teams: Power BI improved tab/channel experience (Preview) – Improved look and feel, expanded view to see visualization better. Roadmap ID: 68764
  • Microsoft Teams: Transcription for 1:1 Calls – Transcription captures the text version of your Call and saves it for later use. This can be enabled via the control bar within the Call window. Roadmap ID: 68774
  • PowerPoint Live Presentations to Teams – PowerPoint Live Presentations can assist users in making their presentations engaging and inclusive. Microsoft plan to bring this to Teams. Roadmap ID: 65947
  • Room Remote for Microsoft Teams Room and collaboration bar – This experience in Teams mobile will provide meeting device controls, such as the ability to join and leave the meeting, mute and unmute the room, adjust audio volume, and turn cameras on and off. Roadmap ID: 65960
  • Meeting room capacity notifications for Microsoft Teams Room – Alerts in-room meeting participants if the room is over-capacity based on data defined in a room account. Not all cameras will support this feature. Roadmap ID: 65965
  • Windows native notifications in Teams – Users can now chose to deliver Microsoft Teams notifications via Windows 10 native notifications. Roadmap ID: 66742
  • MacOS native notifications in Teams – Users can now chose to deliver Microsoft Teams notifications via macOS native notifications. Roadmap ID: 66743
  • Microsoft Teams: Reporting and scheduling APIs for meetings – Scheduling and reporting APIs will be available for integration into 3rd party applications. Roadmap ID: 66867
  • Microsoft Teams: Enable tenant administrators to configure masking of PSTN participant phone numbers – Tenants with Audio Conferencing enabled will be able to define how Audio Conferencing participants’ phone numbers appear in the roster view for meetings scheduled within their organization: masked to external users, masked for everyone, or off (visible to everyone). Roadmap ID: 67091
  • Microsoft Teams: Restricting Sign-In to specific tenants for GCC, GCC-High and DoD – You will now have the ability to restrict sign-in to Teams on managed devices, to ensure that employees cannot access another organization’s tenant from the device/app they are authorized to use for work. Roadmap ID: 68693
  • Microsoft Teams: Power Appp in Teams usage analytics in Teams Admin Center – Teams Admins will soon be able to analyze how their organization is using apps built with Power Apps inside of Teams, under the analytics section of the Teams Admin Center. Roadmap ID: 68751
  • Microsoft Teams: Power Automate actions for meetings, teams, channels, and chat – New Power Automate actions: “Create a Teams meeting”, “Send message to a channel”, “get @mention token”, “Create a team”, “Add users to a team”; New Power Automate triggers: “User leaves a team”. Roadmap ID: 68752
  • Microsoft Teams: New Power Automate entry points in-Teams – Users will soon be able to use message extensions and message actions to start building a Power Automate flow from a template. Roadmap ID: 68753
  • Microsoft Teams: Manage Teams displays in Team Admin Center – Microsoft are adding the Teams Display, one more device category that can be now managed within Teams Admin Center. Roadmap ID: 68754
  • Microsoft Teams: Device management automatic alerting in Teams Admin Center – Device management automatic alerting  provides more efficiency in identifying devices issues by triggering notifications that can be turned into an immediate correction action. Roadmap ID: 68755
  • Microsoft Teams: Large event reporting and analytics improvements in Teams Admin Center – Data management capabilities for large event reporting, such as search, filter, pagination, and exporting of the data for better analysis. Roadmap ID: 68760
  • Microsoft Teams: Meeting recording improvements – Stream playback performance and new features are coming to Teams meetings recordings by the end of the year as part of the new Stream experience. Roadmap ID: 68761
  • Microsoft Teams: PowerPoint File Sharing in GCC-High and DOD – PowerPoint File Sharing allows you to share a PowerPoint file within a Teams Meeting without having to use Desktop or Window sharing. Roadmap ID: 68926
  • Microsoft Teams: 3Ă—3 gallery view for Microsoft Teams Rooms – View up to 9 meeting participants during a Teams meeting in the 3Ă—3 gallery view. Roadmap ID: 68935
  • Microsoft Teams: Set Presence Status duration for Government clouds – Teams users will soon have the ability to change their presence for a specific period of time. Roadmap ID: 68937
  • Microsoft Teams: New Offline Presence Status for Government clouds – Teams users will soon have the ability to change their presence to “Offline”. Roadmap ID: 68939
  • Microsoft Teams: 1:1 PSTN Call Recording – Record 1:1 PSTN Calls. Roadmap ID: 68777
  • Microsoft Teams: Meet Now from Outlook – You can now start an instant Teams meeting from the Calendar tab in Outlook Windows. Roadmap ID: 68838

Release – February 2021

  • 🆕 Revised in-meeting Share experience – The user interface for the in-meeting Share feature in Microsoft Teams has been redesigned to help presenters find their desired content more quickly and easily. Roadmap ID: 70560
  • 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
  • Microsoft Teams Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac for GCC-High and DoD – You can now include your computer’s sound when you share a Desktop or Window on Mac. Roadmap ID: 67169
  • Microsoft Teams: Give feedback improvements – Teams will automatically review the feedback submitted by users and provide help documentation related to the topic if available. Roadmap ID: 68880

Release – March 2021

  • 🆕 Revised in-meeting Share experience for GCC-High – The user interface for the in-meeting Share feature in Microsoft Teams has been redesigned to help presenters find their desired content more quickly and easily. Roadmap ID: 70561
  • 🆕 Top hits in Search Autosuggest – Top Hits introduces a new section at the top of the autosuggest suggestions where the most relevant results, across domains, for a given query are represented. Roadmap ID: 70563
  • Meeting recordings saved to OneDrive & SharePoint for GCC-High and DoD – Ability to save Microsoft Teams meeting recordings to OneDrive and SharePoint for improved sharing capabilities, basic governance, automatic retention labels, go local, bring your own keys and, more that comes from recording video files and storing them in SharePoint and OneDrive. Roadmap ID: 70664
  • Microsoft Teams: Access files offline on mobile – The Teams mobile app now allows you to access files even when you are offline or in bad network conditions. Roadmap ID: 68750

Release – April 2021

  • 🆕 Revised in-meeting Share experience in DoD – The user interface for the in-meeting Share feature in Microsoft Teams has been redesigned to help presenters find their desired content more quickly and easily. Roadmap ID: 70562

Release – May 2021

  • 🆕 Teams casting from Android Teams App – People can use Teams casting to wirelessly connect to a Teams Room from their mobile device and display content. Users can broadcast their screen and cast content stored on locally on their device or accessible via Office 365. Roadmap ID: 70565

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