Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 12th July 2021

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Teams

  • Launched (13)
  • Rolling out (1)
  • In development (27)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • 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: 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
  • Microsoft Teams: App risk evaluation – Teams admins will be able to view the security, compliance, and data privacy details for apps coming from Microsoft Cloud App Security. Roadmap ID: 70775
  • Microsoft Teams: Increasing Chat Size from 300 to 1000 Participants for GCC-High and DoD – 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: 84178
  • Microsoft Teams: Large meeting support for GCC-High and DoD – Hold interactive meetings and webinars with more attendees—up to 1,000. Roadmap ID: 84179
  • 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
  • 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 Rooms Managed Services: Global Incident Detection (Outages) – Detection of widespread outages affecting multiple rooms. Roadmap ID: 81905
  •  Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Managed Operating System Updates – Support managed updates of the Operating System for Windows based MTR devices. Roadmap ID: 81907

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft Teams: Translate slideshow content – Translate the slide show content privately in a Teams meeting with PowerPoint Live. Roadmap ID: 80601

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – July 2021

Release – August 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Sharing device audio on iOS and Android for GCC High and DoD – Include device audio when sharing on iPhones/iPads and Android devices. Roadmap ID: 85005
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Breakout Room Timer, Room Retention, and Participant Reassignment for GCC-High – Organizers can now set a timer for Breakout rooms from the Breakout Room settings. After timer has expired, rooms will automatically close and participants will come back to the main meeting. Roadmap ID: 85009
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Present from PowerPoint to Teams with Microsoft 365 Apps for Business license – The capability of presenting your slides directly from the PowerPoint desktop apps to a meeting via PowerPoint Live in Teams is now extended to the Microsoft 365 Apps for Business license. Roadmap ID: 83640
  • Microsoft Teams: Integrated CART Captioning in Meetings – Users will now be able to view captions coming from a CART provider (real-time captioning) within the Microsoft Teams meeting window. Roadmap ID: 70588
  •  Microsoft Teams: New default for Teams notification style – Teams notification style will be defaulted to native notifications for new users. Currently the default style is Teams purple, with this change to native notifications the user will benefit from support for assist mode, action center, accessibility and more. Roadmap ID: 83062
  • Microsoft Teams: Teams webinar capabilities for GCC – Schedule and deliver 1,000 person webinars with the same Teams app you use for meetings! Webinar capabilities support registration page creation, email confirmation for registrants, host management for attendee video and audio, attendance report, plus interactive features like polls, chat and reactions. Roadmap ID: 83611
  • Microsoft Teams: Branded Lobby – Admins will now be able to add a custom logo to the Teams experience, for display in the lobby and meeting pre-join experience. The logo will be displayed for meetings where the organizer has the Advanced Comms SKU. Roadmap ID: 79957
  • Microsoft Teams: Breakout Room Presenter support – Extend the management of Breakout Rooms to specific presenters. Roadmap ID: 81118
  • Microsoft Teams: Breakout Room pre-meeting room creation and participant assignment – Introducing capability for organizer to perform breakout room configuration and participant assignment before the meeting starts. Roadmap ID: 81390
  • Microsoft Teams: Live Transcript in unscheduled Teams meetings – Now unscheduled/ad hoc Teams Meetings are supported by Live Transcript. Roadmap ID: 81808
  • Microsoft Teams: Live Transcript in Channels Teams Meetings – Channel meetings in Teams are now supported by Live Transcript. Roadmap ID: 81809

Release – September 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Auto-Expiration of Meeting Recordings stored on OneDrive and SharePoint – Newly created Teams meeting recordings in OneDrive and SharePoint will be automatically deleted by the service based on a default Teams policy setting. Teams Admins will be able to modify the default meeting recording expiration time via a setting in the Teams Admin Portal or by modifying policy attributes using Powershell scripts. Roadmap ID: 84580
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Live Captions in all available languages on Teams Meetings on Web – Live Captions in all available languages are now available for web users of Teams Meetings. Roadmap ID: 84001
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Share Feedback in mobile app – Share your feedback directly from the Help & Feedback option in Settings, without the need to send an email message. Roadmap ID: 84004
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: 1:1 VOIP and PSTN Call Recording and Transcription In Call App V2 – 1:1 VOIP and PSTN Call Recording and Transcription will now show in the Calls App, in the “call details” panel.  This feature permits users to view call recordings and transcriptions for both PSTN and VoIP calls.  Roadmap ID: 83497
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Paging on Teams phones – Like traditional walkie talkies, the Walkie Talkie app on your Teams phones provides an instant push-to-talk (PTT) communication for your team. It allows you to press and hold a button to speak to your team, and release the button to listen. Users can connect with their team using the Teams channels. Roadmap ID: 83653
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Dynamic Signal Tickets – Incident detection based on a dynamic portfolio of signals and intelligence. Roadmap ID: 81904
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Location Based Roles Scope – IT roles based on location scopes such as building, sites, regions, etc. Roadmap ID: 81906
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Managed Firmware Updates(Additional OEMs) – Support Firmware Updates to cover additional OEMs and device types. Roadmap ID: 81908

Release – November 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Breakout Room Presenter support for Dod – Extend the management of Breakout Rooms to specific presenters. Roadmap ID: 85326

Release – December 2021

  • Microsoft Teams: Live Transcript for Teams Meetings for GCC-High – Teams Meetings now have a real-time transcript during their meetings as well as a post-meeting transcript. Roadmap ID: 82230
  • Microsoft Teams: Live Transcript for Teams Meetings for DoD – Teams Meetings now have a real-time transcript during their meetings as well as a post-meeting transcript. Roadmap ID: 82838
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Room Occupancy Reports – Room occupancy reports that are helpful for resources for back to work in time of COVID. Roadmap ID: 81912
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Value Reports – Report on actions and value delivered by services, time saved for the customer. Roadmap ID: 81913
  • Microsoft Teams Rooms Managed Services: Device Portfolio – Surface Hub – Support Surface Hub devices for monitoring, incident management, app management (Connect, Whiteboard), inventory management. Roadmap ID: 81914

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