Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 29 March 2021

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Teams

  • Launched (1)
  • Rolling out (3)
  • In development (15)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  •  Microsoft Teams: Policy package assignment to groups – Streamline assignment of policy package with group assignment. Group assignment empowers admins to assign a policy package to a group instead of individual users. Roadmap ID: 80241

🚂 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: Prompt to set Meeting Options for Large Teams Meetings in Outlook for Windows – Teams users in Outlook for Windows will be prompted to set meeting options when organizing Teams meetings for 40 or more participants or 10 or more distribution lists. Roadmap ID: 68918
  • Microsoft Teams: AI based option suggestion for Teams meeting polls – When user is creating poll for their Teams meeting, Forms intelligence service will suggest some options for their question when applies. Roadmap ID: 79495

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – March 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Share to Teams from Outlook – Share to Teams from Outlook allows you to send a copy of email messages or conversations, including attachments, into Teams chats and channels. Roadmap ID: 80721
  • 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

Release – April 2021

  • 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: Out of Office – Let others know that you are not available by scheduling your Out of Office in Teams. Roadmap ID: 68701
  • 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: 6884766716
  • Microsoft Teams: Polls in Teams Meetings for GCC – Forms polls for Teams meetings provides an easily discoverable and seamless experience that will help you conduct more engaging and productive meetings. Roadmap ID: 70727
  • Microsoft Teams: AI based poll question suggestion for Teams meeting – When user wants to create poll for their Teams meeting, Forms intelligence service will suggest some polls based on their meeting purpose. Roadmap ID: 79493
  • Microsoft Teams: AI based historical poll suggestion for Teams meeting – When user wants to create poll for their Teams meeting, Forms intelligence service will suggest this user’s historical polls based on their meeting purpose. Roadmap ID: 79494
  • Microsoft Teams: Present from PowerPoint to Teams – Present your slides directly from PowerPoint for the web to a Teams meeting via PowerPoint Live. Roadmap ID: 80600

Release – May 2021

  • Microsoft Teams: Join a meeting by digital code – User can join a meeting by entering a digital code. Roadmap ID: 80668

Release – June 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Co-organizer Meeting Role – Organizers will now be able to share control by assigning the new “Co-organizer” role to people they invite. Roadmap ID: 81391

Release – September 2021

  • Microsoft Teams: Co-organizer Meeting Role for GCC-High and DoD – Organizers will now be able to share control by assigning the new “Co-organizer” role to people they invite. Roadmap ID: 81676

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