Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 9th August 2021

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Teams

  • Launched (4)
  • Rolling out (0)
  • In development (12)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft Teams: App (app protection policy)-based conditional access – Teams mobile apps will start supporting App (app protection policy)-based conditional access to help protect your organizational data on mobile devices your employees use. This change will ensure that if app-based conditional access is enabled then only users with Intune app protection policy can access Microsoft 365 services from Teams. Roadmap ID: 84773
  • Microsoft Teams: Prevent PTSN attendees from unmuting in meetings – Presenters and Organizers can now prevent PSTN participants from unmuting. This change also allows PSTN participants to request to speak by raising their hand in a meeting via dial-pad command (press *5). Roadmap ID: 80262
  • Microsoft Teams: Lock a meeting from additional joins – In the Teams meetings desktop app experience, organizers can choose to lock their meetings to prevent subsequent join attempts. Roadmap ID: 80669
  • Microsoft Teams: Related Content for Teams Meetings (iOS and Android) – Related Content makes meetings more effective by providing customers with important information from their mailboxes, OneDrive for Business and SharePoint sites. Roadmap ID: 81354

🚂 ROLLING OUT

N/A

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – August 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Teams Q&A – Question & Answer application for Teams webinars & meetings. By adding this application to any Teams Webinars or Meetings, users will be able to create either moderated or unmoderated Q&A experience. Roadmap ID: 84027
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Teams device management in DoD – Tenants in the DoD environment can also manage their Teams devices from the Teams admin center. Admins can now control the entire lifecycle of their Teams devices which include an increasing variety of supported device types – IP Phones, Collaboration bars, Teams displays, Teams Meeting Room devices. Roadmap ID: 85264
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Career Coach – Improved accessibility and minor updates – Career Coach will receive minor updates to copy and performance. The application will also adhere to greater levels of accessibility for keyboard navigation and screen readers. Roadmap ID: 85916
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Team Templates maintenance – Enhancements to Team Templates content with additional apps and channels in the Microsoft-provided predefined team structure. Roadmap ID: 85917

Release – September 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Introducing background effects on web – When you use Teams on the web, you can either blur your background or replace it entirely with the images provided in your video meeting or call. Note: Blurring or replacing your background might not prevent sensitive information from being visible to other people in the call or meeting. Roadmap ID: 85738
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Peer5 eCDN support for Teams Live Events – Soon, you will be able to use Peer5 as an eCDN provider for your Teams Live Event network needs. Roadmap ID: 85787
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Content from camera – “Content from camera” in Teams enables you to share content from physical artefacts such as whiteboards and documents in a high quality and legible way during meetings. All you need is a laptop or PC with an in-built camera or with an attached USB camera. Educators can also share content directly from a document camera. Roadmap ID: 86062
  • Microsoft Teams: Fluid components in Teams chat – Fluid components in Teams chat allow end users to send a message with a table, action items or a list that can be co-authored and edited by everyone in line. Roadmap ID: 82779

Release – October 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Share the system audio from meetings on web – Users in a Teams meeting on web can now share audio while screen sharing. Roadmap ID: 84175
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Breakout Room Presenter support for GCC-High – Extend the management of Breakout Rooms to specific presenters. Roadmap ID: 85325

Release – November 2021

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

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