Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 15th August 2022

Use the links below to switch between each product’s roadmap updates:

SharePoint
Teams
OneDrive
Microsoft Information Protection

Teams

  • Launched (1)
  • Rolling out (7)
  • In development (10)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • Microsoft Teams: E-sign approvals fully embedded within Team Approvals for a streamlined experience – Users can now seamlessly create and review e-signature approval requests directly in Teams removing the need to access the e-sign provider website. Roadmap ID:92941

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft Teams: Speaker Coach in Microsoft Teams Meetings – Speaker Coach provides private, personalized feedback on your speaking and presentation skills in both real-time as well as post-meeting in a summary. Roadmap ID:88253
  • Microsoft Teams: Share content experience improvement on Teams Rooms on Windows – Teams Rooms on Windows is updating the user interface to share HDMI and content camera in the meeting. The new experience provides a better task completion and provides experience clarity for in room users, ensuring that the users can easily share content in the meeting. Roadmap ID: 95255
  • Microsoft Teams: End to end encryption for one-to-one calls in Teams Rooms on Windows – Teams Rooms on Windows can be configured to encrypt all person-to-person (P2P) calls. The callee must also have encryption setting turned on. When in an encrypted call, both caller and callee can verify encryption key to make sure the call is end to end encrypted and secure. Roadmap ID: 95256
  • Microsoft Teams: Mute/ unmute status icon for Teams Rooms on Windows – To ensure users in the room are aware of the mute state of the room, a mute icon is added to the room video on the front of room display. Roadmap ID:95257
  • Microsoft Teams: Join Teams meeting by meeting ID and passcode from Teams Rooms on Windows – Teams Rooms on Windows users can join Teams meetings using a meeting ID and passcode. This significantly improves meeting join experience for meetings across tenants or where room was not invited to the meeting. Roadmap ID: 95262
  • Microsoft Teams: Intelligent translation in Teams Mobile – Teams Android will now prompt you to translate messages that are not in your language. Roadmap ID: 96481
  • Microsoft Teams: Manage meeting options for DoD – Organizers will now be able to modify the user experience, or customize the safety and security settings for their meetings using the new “Meeting Options” feature. Roadmap ID:72169

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – August 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Deploy Teams at scale for frontline workers – Deploying Teams at Scale enables your admins to deploy up to 500 teams and add 25 users per team using one Teams PowerShell command and 2 csv files. This allows admins to meet their organization’s scale needs and significantly reduces deployment time. Admins can also use this solution to add and remove members from existing teams at scale. Roadmap ID: 96352
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: View attendance report on Microsoft Teams for Android and iOS – You can now check the attendance information for regular meetings or webinars and also the registration information before webinars on Microsoft Teams for Android and iOS. Roadmap ID: 97466
  • Microsoft Teams: Collaborate in Teams with Excel Live (Preview) – Collaborate easily in Teams with our new Excel Live feature. You can easily collaborate with all meeting participants on your Excel worksheet during the meeting. Select the file you want to share, grant permissions to meeting participants, and enable all meeting participants to edit the document right from the meeting window. Roadmap ID:96099

Release – September 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Interactive Large Gallery – View up to 49 video participants at once, interact with them via actions like pin and spotlight, and observe their meeting activity like raise hand and reactions. Roadmap ID: 86435
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Automatically end stale Teams meetings – If a user is the sole participant in a meeting that has been identified as stale, the user will see a dialog prompting to end the call or dismiss the notification. If no action is taken, the meeting will automatically end. Roadmap ID: 96710
  • Microsoft Teams: Start a Teams Chat with Distribution Groups, Mail-enabled Security Groups, and O365 Groups – Item has been delayed and is being rescheduled. You will now be able to start a Teams Chat with Distribution Groups, Mail-enabled Security Groups, and O365 Groups. This feature will respect the limits on members in a group chat, currently set to 250 members.   Roadmap ID:62354
  • Microsoft Teams: RTMP-In for Teams Live Events – Produce your Teams Live Events using an external encoder  and leverage RTMP-in to broadcast to your Teams Live Event Attendees. Roadmap ID:84960
  • Microsoft Teams: Modern meeting experience on the web – The modern meeting and calling experience will be available for Teams on the web in Chrome and Edge browsers – including improved pre-join, dynamic view, and the updated control bar.  Roadmap ID:92928

Release – October 2022

  • Microsoft Teams: Expanded Reactions – Expanded reactions allows users to apply any emoji as a reaction to chat messages! Pick from 800 plus Teams emojis to react the way you want.  Roadmap ID:88080

Release – March 2023

  • Microsoft Graph: Teams Device management Graph APIs (Preview) – These APIs provide access to information about the Teams devices and options to manage them and enable easy integration with other workflows. Roadmap ID:90173

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