Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 22 February 2021

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Teams

  • Launched (1)
  • Rolling out (1)
  • In development (11)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft Teams: Survivable Branch Appliance – Survivable Branch Appliances (SBAs) are designed to ensure access to data and voice services in the event of a WAN outage. Roadmap ID: 68772

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft Teams: History Menu – The History Menu for Teams desktop clients displays your recently visited locations when hovering over the backward and forward navigation options. Roadmap ID: 70545

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – March 2021

  • 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: 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: Include computer sound when sharing a Desktop or Window on Mac for Word Wide Multi-Tenant and GCC – You can now include your computer’s sound when you share a Desktop or Window on Mac. Roadmap ID: 67168
  • 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: Transfer Calls between desktop and mobile – Transfer calls between desktop and mobile allows a user to move their call between devices. Roadmap ID: 68776

Release – April 2021

  • 🆕 Planner: More labels for GCC-High and DoD – Add up to 25 labels to your tasks in Planner. Roadmap ID: 80456
  • Microsoft Teams: Block Downloads for Teams meeting recordings on OneDrive and SharePoint – All users with view-only permissions of a Teams meeting recording uploaded to OneDrive & SharePoint will now be blocked from downloading the recording by default. Roadmap ID: 70543

Release – May 2021

  • Microsoft Teams: Role based Access scoping on devices category – This feature allows you to delegate admin roles to specific members. Roadmap ID: 70676
  • 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

Release – June 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

Release – July 2021

  • Microsoft Teams: Moving all Power Shell work items under ITPro-Power Shell – Migrate from ADAL to MSAL – Moving all PowerShell work items under ITPro-Powershell. Roadmap ID: 70697

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