Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 13th September 2021

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Teams

  • Launched (6)
  • Rolling out (0)
  • In development (13)

🍾 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: Collaborative Calling – Collaborative calling enables customers to connect a call queue to a channel in Teams. Users can collaborate and share information in the channel while taking calls in the queue. Roadmap ID: 68770
  • Microsoft Teams: Reading Progress in Teams for Education – reading practice and review software – Reading Progress is a reading practice and fluency experience that is part of Microsoft Teams for Education Assignments. Roadmap ID: 72240
  • 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
  •  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: New assignment experience in modal window for Breakout Rooms – Enhanced UX for participant assignment. This includes new capabilities such as sorting participants and rooms and performing multiple selections and assignments to rooms. Roadmap ID: 81389

🚂 ROLLING OUT

N/A

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – September 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Teams now available on CarPlay – When Teams is connect to CarPlay, you can now handsfree call or message one or a group of Teams contacts, as well as join your next meeting. Roadmap ID: 84391
  • Microsoft Teams: Better Together feature for Calls on Teams phones and displays – Better together allows Microsoft Teams devices to seamlessly integrate with your PC to bring a companion experience for cross-device interaction. With the new feature support, users can make and receive calls from either Teams device or PC client with a distributed calling experience across both devices. Roadmap ID: 84308

Release – October 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Press “Ctrl Spacebar” to speak – Introducing the capability to allow meeting participants to temporarily unmute by press “Ctrl Spacebar” to speak. Roadmap ID: 83419
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Queue view for virtual visits scheduled in the Microsoft Bookings app – Real time updates to meeting state in a queue view for virtual visits scheduled in the Microsoft Bookings app. Roadmap ID: 86718
  • Microsoft Teams: Guest Access in GCC – High – Teams now supports Guest Access between tenants inside the GCC-H Cloud. Roadmap ID: 82803

Release – November 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Dynamic Emergency Calling for Work From Home for VDI on Azure Virtual Desktop – This feature enables users on Azure Virtual Desktop on VDI to make an emergency call while working from home. It will allow users to validate (and if necessary, edit) the address that will be communicated to emergency responders.  Roadmap ID: 83555
  • Microsoft Teams: Up to 25K members per team in GCCH – You can now add up to 25,000 members per team in GCCH. Roadmap ID: 85339
  • Microsoft Teams: Multi-Window support for VDI – VMware – Multi-Window is available for VMware. Users will be able to view meetings and calls in separate windows from the main Microsoft Teams client. Roadmap ID: 85691

Release – December 2021

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Attendance Dashboard in GCC – Measure meeting and webinar registration and attendance data in the Attendance Dashboard. Roadmap ID: 87061
  • 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: Multi-Window support for VDI – Citrix – Multi-Window is available for Citrix. Users will be able to view meetings and calls in separate windows from the main Microsoft Teams client. Roadmap ID: 84192
  • Microsoft Teams: Related content during meeting scheduling on mobile – Related Content makes meetings more effective by providing customers with important information from their mailboxes, OneDrive for Business and SharePoint sites. Related content during scheduling will help meeting organizers schedule more effective meetings by attaching relevant files to the meeting. Roadmap ID: 81800

Release – January 2022

  • Microsoft Teams: Up to 25K members per team in DoD – You can now add up to 25,000 members per team in DoD. Roadmap ID: 85338

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