Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – w/c 18 January 2021

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Teams

  • Launched (2)
  • Rolling out (1)
  • In development (20)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft Teams: Tasks publishing and reporting for Firstline Workers – Features will include several manager and team member experiences specific to targeting, assigning and completing activities, in addition to features for Headquarters for reporting and audit trails. Roadmap ID: 59719
  • 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

🚂 ROLLING OUT

N/A

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – February 2021

  • 🆕 250 GB file size support in Microsoft 365 – Users will be able to upload large file sizes up to 250 GB in OneDrive, SharePoint and Teams. Roadmap ID: 70558
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams : Follow or Mute Conversations in GCC – This feature will empower users to have finer controls at a conversation thread level within a channel. Roadmap ID: 70569
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Large gallery view and Together Mode for web meetings in Edge and Chrome browsers – User can change layout to Together mode or Large gallery during a meeting in Edge or Chrome browsers. Roadmap ID: 70573
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Role based Access scoping on devices category – This feature allows you to delegate admin roles to specific members. Roadmap ID: 70676
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Enhancement to app usage report  –  support for Line of Business apps – Line of business type of Apps were added to the Teams Admin center App usage reports. Roadmap ID: 70677
  • 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
  • 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: 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: Increasing Chat Size from 300 to 1000 Participants – Currently, 300 meeting participants can be part of the meeting chat; this feature update will allow 1000 participants to participate in the meeting chat. Roadmap ID: 68844
  • Microsoft Teams: Live Event Presenter for iPad – Live Event Presenters can now present from their iPad to the audience. Roadmap ID: 68846
  • 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

  • Microsoft Teams: Meeting attendee registration – Add a custom attendee registration page to any meeting to better manage attendance before and after any engagement. Following registration, attendees receive an email confirmation with calendar invite. Roadmap ID: 66586
  • Microsoft Teams: Updated layouts for meetings on Android – Improvements to the Teams experience on Android 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: 68835
  • 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: Simple Periodic review for guest users – Enable Teams IT admin to schedule a periodic reviews on guests across Teams, discovers every Team that has one or more guests, and triggers a review process for each. Roadmap ID: 70674
  • Microsoft Teams: Zero Touch provisioning for Teams devices – This will allow Remote Provisioning of Teams Android devices from Teams Admin Center. Roadmap ID: 70675

Release – May 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Teams casting from iOS Teams App – Users can broadcast their screen and cast content stored on locally on their device or accessible via Office 365. Roadmap ID: 70564
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Teams casting from Android Teams App – 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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