Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 7th June 2021

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Teams

  • Launched (8)
  • Rolling out (8)
  • In development (64)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • 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
  • 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: Anonymous Presenter Support for Live Events – You may allow an anonymous user who does not have and MSA or AAD identity to be a presenter in your live event. Roadmap ID: 70599
  • Microsoft Teams: Align the experience creating a team from different Teams interfaces – Align the experience for Teams creation in Teams Admin Center to the experience in creating a team in the Teams client. Roadmap ID: 70696
  • Microsoft Teams: Anonymous user usage reports – While all Teams reports can only be viewed by approved roles, an extra layer of data privacy will be added. Roadmap ID: 70774
  • Microsoft Teams: Scheduled access reviews for Guest users – Scheduled access reviews for guests will streamline the experience of managing Guest users. Roadmap ID: 70778
  • Microsoft Teams: Teams webinar capabilities general availability – Schedule and deliver 1,000 person webinars with the same Teams app you use for meetings! Roadmap ID: 80099
  • Microsoft Teams: Separate Window Teams Live Events Producer Experience – With this new feature, you are now able to produce your Teams Live Events as a Producer in a separate window, allowing you to effectively manage your event. Roadmap ID: 81804

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft Teams: Inline Message Translation in channels for iOS – Inline message translation in Channels lets users translate Channel posts and replies into their preferred language. Roadmap ID: 63219
  • Microsoft Teams: Call Merge for GCC – 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: 51127
  • 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: Templates for creation of a new Team – With templates in Teams, users can choose from a variety of customizable templates when creating a new team, helping them get started quickly. IT Admins can also create custom templates for their organization, allowing them to standardize team structures, preinstall relevant apps, and scale best practices. Roadmap ID: 71635
  • Microsoft Teams: Apps in Meeting Chats with External Users – We will now support apps added by native users (hosts) in meeting chats with external users (users from other domains). Roadmap ID: 83094
  • Microsoft Teams: Inline Message Translation in channels for Android – Inline message translation in Channels lets users translate Channel posts and replies into their preferred language. Roadmap ID: 83399
  • Microsoft Teams: Admins can install Apps in Meetings – We will enable IT admins to select Teams apps that can be installed in meetings for their organization. Roadmap ID: 81086
  • Microsoft Teams: Together Mode Extensibility – Build your own scenes that elevate your meeting experience. We believe that by making Together Mode extensible, creators can create immersive scenes and users can go beyond simple video conferencing. Roadmap ID: 81123

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – June 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Windows 10 Native Notifications – Choose the style of your notifications: built-in Teams or Windows native notifications. The latter brings a suite of benefits, like respecting focus assist mode which enables you to avoid distracting notifications when you need to focus, and integrating with Windows 10 action center to helps you review your notifications in one place. Roadmap ID: 64138
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Admin notifications for Custom app submissions – When a developer submits a custom app for IT admin approval, admins will receive a notification in a dedicated Teams channel, so they can review and take next steps to publish the app. Roadmap ID: 82512
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Present slides from PowerPoint app for Mac – Present your slides directly from the PowerPoint app to a Teams meeting via PowerPoint Live in Teams. Roadmap ID: 82712
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Missed Activity Email in DOD – Missed activity email enables the user to stay on top of their Microsoft Teams notifications. A missed activity email is generated in case a user is away from Microsoft teams and has not reviewed their notifications. Roadmap ID: 83061
  • 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
  • Microsoft Teams: Meeting attendee engagement dashboard – Measure attendee engagement through participation, including registration, attendance and interactions during the meeting. This data is also available for download. Roadmap ID: 66585
  • Microsoft Teams: Pairing the channel and the corresponding SharePoint folder name – When renaming a Teams’ channel, the corresponding SharePoint folder will be renamed and reflect the new name. This new feature will be available for all Standard and Private channels. For Standard channels – The corresponding folder in SharePoint will be renamed. For Private channels – The corresponding site name and the folder in SharePoint will be renamed. For legacy Teams channels that were renamed prior to this rollout, there will be no change in experience. When a legacy channel is renamed after this release, it will simultaneously rename the corresponding SharePoint folder. Roadmap ID: 72211
  • 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: 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: IP Based audio/video support for Microsoft Teams Rooms on Windows – IP based audio and video devices can be selected as sources in Teams Rooms making device installation and deployment easier, by avoiding long USB cable runs and use of USB extenders. Roadmap ID: 68737
  • 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: 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
  • 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: 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: Transfer Calls between desktop and mobile – Transfer calls between desktop and mobile allows a user to move their call between devices. Roadmap ID: 68776
  • Microsoft Teams: Branch Office Survivability on Teams phones – Teams phone users in a Branch Office can make PSTN Calls to other users even if Branch office loses internet connectivity. Roadmap ID: 68944
  • Microsoft Teams: Tasks in Teams in GCC – Tasks in Teams gives you a new unified view of your personal and team tasks, powered by Planner and To Do. It consolidates your tasks across Microsoft To Do, Planner and Outlook. Roadmap ID: 68950
  • Microsoft Teams: Tasks for Information Workers in Teams in GCC – Tasks in Teams gives you a new unified view of your personal and team tasks, powered by Planner and To Do. Roadmap ID: 68951
  • 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
  • Microsoft Teams: Share to Microsoft Teams from Outlook – Send a copy of email messages or conversations, including attachments, into Teams chats and channels or start a Teams chat related to a specific email message. Share to Teams supports Outlook on the web, Outlook for Windows, and the new Outlook for Mac Preview. Roadmap ID: 70598
  • 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: New Search experience in mobile app – When searching in the Teams mobile app, you will receive suggestions as you type. You will also be able to scroll to past and future dates in the calendar using a date picker. Roadmap ID: 70755
  • Microsoft Teams: Mobile app visual update – The Teams mobile app will get a new visual look and feel that delivers new headers, icons, and styling along with the ability to automatically switch to dark theme when you set your device to dark. Roadmap ID: 70756
  • Microsoft Teams: Organize chats in mobile app – In the Teams mobile app, you will be able to pin chats and filter the Chat list. Roadmap ID: 70757
  • Microsoft Teams: Emoji library and GIFs in mobile app – In the Teams mobile app, there will be an expanding library of emojis, and the ability to trim GIFs directly in the app. Roadmap ID: 70758
  • Microsoft Teams: Teams and Dynamics 365 business process experience – Take advantage of Teams capabilities like chatting, sharing documents, and managing meeting and webinar invites without leaving Dynamics 365 workspace. Roadmap ID: 70767
  • Microsoft Teams: Approval templates – New out-of-the-box templates provide a repeatable structure for common approvals such as leave, expense reports, or overtime requests. Roadmap ID: 70768
  • Microsoft Teams: Interoperability with Azure Communication Services – Use Azure Communications Services to deliver a better customer experience by easily connecting users of a custom-built app with users on Microsoft Teams via voice, video, or chat. Roadmap ID: 70770
  • Microsoft Teams: Automation templates in Teams app store – A new “Automation” category will be added to the Teams app store full of new Power Automate templates, providing an easy starting point for your automation workflows. Roadmap ID: 70771
  • Microsoft Teams: Updates to Dataverse for Teams limits and upgrades – We are increasing the Dataverse for Teams environment limit for larger tenants from the current 500 to 10,000. Roadmap ID: 70772
  • Microsoft Teams: Teams user usage report in Teams client – The Teams user usage report provides users a view into their Teams activities and usage. A user can generate insights and metrics on a per-team and cross-team basis to understand their interaction with peers and across the organization. Roadmap ID: 70773
  • Microsoft Teams: End-to-end encryption option for Teams 1:1 VoIP Calls – Teams will support an option to use end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for ad hoc 1:1 Teams VoIP calls, providing an additional option for conducting sensitive online conversations. Roadmap ID: 70780
  • Microsoft Teams: Co-author in encrypted docs using Office Apps – Multiple users can now simultaneously edit an Office document that has been encrypted using Microsoft Information Protection, including using AutoSave. Roadmap ID: 70782
  • Microsoft Teams: Task publishing checklist – Task publishing enables corporate teams to create and publish tasks to, for example, all frontline locations and other configurable attributes of a distributed workforce. Roadmap ID: 70784
  • Microsoft Teams: Task publishing editing – Corporate teams can now edit published tasks without having to recall the entire task list. Roadmap ID: 70785
  • Microsoft Teams: Attachments to approvals – Attach files to approvals directly from OneDrive and SharePoint, or attach a generic link to content hosted outside of Microsoft 365. Roadmap ID: 70787
  • Microsoft Teams: Markdown support in approvals – For approvals, use Markdown formatting in adaptive cards and the details view, to ensure all approvals are formatted correctly. Roadmap ID: 70788
  • Microsoft Teams: Get Template Graph API – Get team templates list and team template details via Graph API. Roadmap ID: 70793
  • Microsoft Teams: Prompt to set Meeting Options for Large Teams Meetings in Outlook for Windows in GCC-High – 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: 78700
  • Microsoft Teams and Forms: Word Cloud for Polls in Teams meeting and Forms Surveys – When users have collected responses for an open text poll / question in a Teams meeting or in a regular form, word cloud data insight will be available to help them get a quick view on the top text phrases people answered. Roadmap ID: 79497
  • Microsoft Teams: Data reports after Teams meeting class – If a teacher has used Forms polls in a Teams meeting class, a summary report for all the polls used in this meeting will be generated and shared with teacher. Roadmap ID: 79499
  • 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: Availability of Praise for GCC – GCC support for Praise. Roadmap ID: 80913
  • Microsoft Teams: Tasks and Task publishing for GCC – GCC support for Tasks and Task Publishing. Roadmap ID: 80914
  • Microsoft Teams: Power Automate templates to be added to teams templates – Team templates enable end users to create the right team with predefined channels and preinstalled apps. Roadmap ID: 81090
  • Microsoft Teams: Approvals Templates – User can simply choose a template provided by their tenant admins or a Team Owner when creating a new approval request. Roadmap ID: 81408
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Room Threat Protection (with MDE) – Advanced Threat Protection of MTR devices with Microsoft Defender for Endpoints. Roadmap ID: 81899
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Room Threat Protection (with MDE) – Advanced Threat Protection of MTR devices with Microsoft Defender for Endpoints. Roadmap ID: 81899
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Vulnerability Detection – Detection of vulnerabilities in MTR devices with Microsoft Defender for Endpoints. Roadmap ID: 81900
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Security Updates Management – Managed deployment of security updates based on monitoring. Roadmap ID: 81901
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Custom Administrative Roles – Custom roles to support different types of IT organizations and staffing. Roadmap ID: 81902
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Managed Firmware Updates (Crestron Devices) – Managed firmware updates for Crestron devices. Roadmap ID: 81903
  • Microsoft Teams and PowerPoint for Business: Annotation support in PowerPoint Live in Teams and Slideshow – Just as you would use a physical laser point in a room, PowerPoint Live allows you to effectively point at different places in the presentation so the audience can easily follow along what’s on the slide. Roadmap ID: 81966
  • Microsoft Teams: Intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams Rooms – Teams intelligent speaker for Microsoft Teams Room can identify and differentiate the voices of up to 10 people talking in a meeting room. Roadmap ID: 70762
  • Microsoft Teams: Intelligent detection and remediation for Microsoft Teams Rooms – AI based remediation of Microsoft Teams Rooms device health issues, made available as part of the managed service in Microsoft Teams Rooms Premium. Roadmap ID: 70763
  • Microsoft Teams: Personalized room planning for Microsoft Teams Rooms – Curated room planning recommendations tailored to customer’s environment and based on historical performance data available as part of the managed service in Microsoft Teams Rooms Premium. Roadmap ID: 70764
  • Microsoft Teams: Threat detection & Security update management for Microsoft Teams Rooms – Room threat protection (Microsoft Defender for Endpoint) and orchestrated security updates to heal vulnerabilities on Microsoft Teams Rooms. This is available as part of the managed services in Microsoft Teams Rooms Premium. Roadmap ID: 70765

Release – July 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams classes LTI application for educational learning managements systems (LMS) – Microsoft Teams classes LTI app helps educators and students easily navigate between their Learning Management Systems and Teams. Users can access their class teams associated with their course directly from within their LMS. Roadmap ID: 83071
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Reporter and Side-by-Side Presenter Mode in desktop or window sharing – Two new presenter modes are now coming available. Reporter places content as a visual aid above your shoulder like a news story. Side-by-side displays your video feed next to your content. You can now select a mode that fits your needs and promotes a more engaging presentation and consumption experience. Roadmap ID: 83371
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Live Transcription with speaker attribution (for additional SKUs) – Live transcripts provide another way to follow along with what has been said and who said it. After a meeting, the transcript file is automatically saved in the chat tab for that meeting. We are now expanding this feature to Office 365 E1, Office 365 A1, Office 365/Microsoft 365 A3, Office 365/Microsoft 365 A5, Microsoft 365 F1, Office 365/Microsoft 365 F3, Microsoft 365 Business Basic SKUs. Roadmap ID: 82029

Release – August 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams meetings LTI application for educational learning management systems (LMS) – Microsoft Teams meetings LTI app helps educators and students easily incorporate Teams meetings into their Learning Management System course. Users can view past & upcoming meetings, schedule individual or recurring meetings, and join the Teams meetings related to the course all from within their LMS. Roadmap ID: 83072

Release – September 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Host Intrusion Detection (HDI) for VDI on Windows Virtual Desktop – This feature will support use of Host Intrusion Detection (HID) on Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD). Roadmap ID: 83024

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