Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 9th May 2022

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Teams

  • Launched (8)
  • Rolling out (2)
  • In development (6)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft Teams: Career Coach – Student activity insights – Faculty and staff license holders will now be able to view insights for aggregated student activity insights in Career Coach. Insights include student skills, career interests, and progress on career-related activities in Career Coach. Item has been delayed and is being rescheduled. Roadmap ID:89921
  • Microsoft Teams: LinkedIn Integration in Teams – Users will be able to see LinkedIn profiles of their colleagues in 1:1 chat. The LinkedIn profile is available via the LinkedIn tab in the 1:1 chat panel.  Roadmap ID:89132
  • Microsoft Teams: Custom Banner for Emergency Calling – Admins can now inform their users about emergency calling through a customizable disclaimer banner that will appear in the Calls app. Users will be able to acknowledge the message by clicking on the banner.  Roadmap ID:93054
  • Microsoft Teams: Support of Live Caption for Teams on VDI for Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 – Teams users on Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows 365 on virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) will be able to use live captions. Live captions display the text version of the audio during the call. Item has been delayed and is being rescheduled.  Roadmap ID:85693
  • Microsoft Teams: Teams webinar capabilities in 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, attendee reporting, plus interactive features like polls, chat, and reactions. Roadmap ID:91562
  • 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: App lists and banners in the app management page – The Manage Apps page today allows admins to manage apps in the tenant. Lists of apps and editorial banners aid the admin to find relevant apps for the tenant. Roadmap ID: 88305

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft Teams: Support of Live Caption for Teams on VDI for VMware – Teams users on virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) will be able to use live captions. Live captions display the text version of the audio during the call. Roadmap ID:86070
  • Microsoft Teams: Give Take Control for Citrix on Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. – User on Citrix will be able to give and take control during calls and meetings. Give control: If you want another meeting participant to change a file, help you present, or demonstrate something, you can give control to that person. You will both be in control of the sharing, and you can take back control anytime. Take control: To take control while another person is sharing, select Request control. The person sharing can then approve or deny your request. While you have control, you can make selections, edits, and other modifications to the shared screen. When you’re done, select Release control to stop sharing control. Roadmap ID:87560

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – May 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Parent Connection with chat, email or phone call – Educators will be able to connect with the guardians of their students by chat, email or phone call with a single click. Roadmap ID: 90383
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Approvals in integrated SharePoint Lists – List users will now be able to create and manage simple approval requests directly within integrated SharePoint Lists. Roadmap ID: 91417
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Additional filters added to the approvals list – The approval list within the personal app will include additional filters to filter your approval list such as key word search and other options such as Approved. Roadmap ID: 92486

Release – June 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams chat embedded within Dynamics 365 – Microsoft Teams chat can be accessed directly from Dynamics 365 allowing users to continue existing chats or create new individual or group chats. Roadmap ID: 89100
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Attendance Dashboard for GCC-High and DOD – Measure meeting and webinar registration and attendance data in the Attendance Dashboard. Roadmap ID: 94856

Release – September 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Join a meeting by digital code for GCC-High and DoD – User can join a meeting by entering a digital code. Roadmap ID: 94620

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