Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 15 February 2021

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Teams

  • Launched (4)
  • Rolling out (7)
  • In development (19)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Templates in Teams – Users can choose from a variety of customizable templates when creating a new team. Roadmap ID: 63175
  • Microsoft Teams: Meeting chat moderation settings – Meeting organizers can now turn off the chat functionality during a meeting, which is turned on by default. Roadmap ID: 67175
  • Microsoft Teams: Dual front-of-room screens support on collaboration bar – Support for dual screens. Roadmap ID: 66351
  • 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

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • New file sharing experience – You can soon create a shareable link for any file stored in Teams and directly set the appropriate permissions. Additionally, you can also set permissions for files stored in SharePoint or OneDrive while composing a private chat or starting a channel conversation. Roadmap ID: 51230
  • Microsoft Teams: 25K person teams – Support for up to 25,000 members per individual team. Roadmap ID: 68723
  • 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: Personal productivity insights in Teams – Users will get intelligent reminders to catch up with key people, follow up on to-dos, and protect time to work uninterrupted. Roadmap ID: 68747
  • Microsoft Teams: Meet Now from Outlook – You can now start an instant Teams meeting from the Calendar tab in Outlook Windows. Roadmap ID: 68838
  • 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: New file sharing experience – Streamline sharing with Microsoft Teams. You can now create a shareable link for any file stored in Teams and directly set the appropriate permissions. Additionally, you can also set permissions for files stored in SharePoint or OneDrive while composing a private chat or starting a channel conversation. Roadmap ID: 70629

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – February 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Manage team templates with template policies – Choose which team templates are shown to your users by setting a policy. Roadmap ID: 70701
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: PowerShell Support for Team Templates – PowerShell support for team templates operations including creating a new team template, viewing all available team templates. Roadmap ID: 70698
  • Overflow meetings – When attendees exceed the meeting attendee limit, the meeting will scale to accommodate up to 20,000 in an experience where they can watch. Roadmap ID: 65952

Release – March 2021

  • 🆕 Outlook for Windows: Every meeting online for Government Clouds – Update your settings to make every meeting you create a Teams Meeting by default so you no longer need to remember to click the Teams Meeting option. Roadmap ID: 80164
  • 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 2×2 video in Gallery view for web meetings in Edge and Chrome browsers – Gallery view now can show up to 4 participant videos during a meeting in Edge or Chrome browser. Roadmap ID: 70589
  • Microsoft Teams: Walkie Talkie for GCC – This native built-in app in Teams turns employee or company-owned Android smartphones and tablets into a walkie-talkie, reducing the number of devices employees must carry and lowering costs for IT. Roadmap ID: 70601
  • Microsoft Teams: Role based Access scoping on devices category – This feature allows you to delegate admin roles to specific members. Roadmap ID: 70676

Release – April 2021

  • 🆕 Outlook for Windows: Every meeting online for Government Clouds – Update your settings to make every meeting you create a Teams Meeting by default so you no longer need to remember to click the Teams Meeting option. Roadmap ID: 80365
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Disable/Enable all Attendee’s Video – Ability to disable and enable video for all attendee’s before, or during, a Microsoft Teams meeting. Roadmap ID: 70621
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Disable/Enable a Single Attendee’s Video – Ability to disable and enable a single attendee’s video in a Microsoft Teams meeting. Roadmap ID: 70620
  • 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

Release – May 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Disable/Enable all Attendees’ Video – Ability in GCC-High and DoD to disable and enable video for all attendees before or during a Microsoft Teams meeting. Roadmap ID: 80221
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Disable/Enable a Single Attendee’s Video – Ability to disable and enable a single attendee’s video in a Microsoft Teams meeting. Roadmap ID: 80224
  • 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

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