Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 21st November 2022

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SharePoint
Teams
OneDrive
Microsoft Purview

Teams

  • Launched (1)
  • Rolling out (3)
  • In development (10)

🍾 LAUNCHED

  • 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

🚂 ROLLING OUT

  • Microsoft Teams: Delay delivery of chat messages – You can send out a chat message in a time that is convenient to you, and the message will arrive to its destination at the time you scheduled. Roadmap ID:88281
  • Microsoft Teams: Group chat invitations from unmanaged users – When using external access for Teams, users receiving a group chat invitation from an unmanaged Teams user will be prompted with the option to acknowledge or leave the group chat. Roadmap ID:95051
  • Microsoft Teams: Browser screen pop for incoming PSTN calls – Admins can enable policy so that on acceptance of a PSTN call, an automatic browser launch can happen alongside Teams, displaying relevant information (CRM data, case data, etc.) to the user. Roadmap ID: 98054

⌛ IN DEVELOPMENT

Release – November 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Room Remote on Desktop – The Room Remote feature users to control a nearby shared meeting room device from their Windows desktop/PC companion device via the Teams client. This feature first launched on mobile devices and will now be available on Windows PC form factors when joined to the meeting as a companion device. Roadmap ID: 95482

Release – December 2022

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Add people to a group chat with @mention – Add new participants to the chat with @mention, removing the need to navigate to the add-dialog. When adding a new participant, you can control how much of the chat history to share. Roadmap ID: 97736
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android – New touch and collaboration experiences – New touch and collaboration experiences will include 4K display support to further enhance your meeting experience on large screen devices and the ability to control the room system from both the Front of Room touch display and the touch console for convenience; to get this experience, the“Enable touch controls”setting on the device must be enabled. You will also be able to quickly start collaborating outside of a Teams meeting with the new, one-touch Whiteboard icon on the home screen.  Roadmap ID: 101948
  • Microsoft Teams: Payments in Microsoft Teams – Grow your business by getting paid for appointments, classes, or events you host on Teams with the Payments app. Once you connect a third-party service to receive payments, you’ll be able to request payment right during a Teams meeting—and have customers pay you in just a few clicks. The Payments app is supported for businesses registered in the United States and Canada at this time. Note: Admins can manage the availability of the Payments app in the Teams admin center. Roadmap ID:97165

Release – January 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Walkie Talkie Transmission Usage Report – Walkie Talkie, a push-to-talk experience that enables clear and secure voice communication over the cloud, enables teams to communicate instantly and always stay on the same page. Through this new capability, customers can download Walkie Talkie Usage and Transmission Quality related data to build insights for understanding product usage in stores and making investment decisions. Roadmap ID: 96972
  • Microsoft Teams: Paging on Video Gallery – When you are in gallery view, and there are more videos than what can be shown at once on the meeting stage (the maximum number can vary depending on your device configuration and internet bandwidth), navigation controls and will appear below the Video Gallery to see additional videos of the attendees. You can use these controls to view more video participants. Roadmap ID:86480

Release – February 2023

  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Virtual Appointments App – Provides a single location where professionals and administrators can create and manage scheduled and on-demand virtual appointments in Microsoft Teams, view valuable appointment insights and analytics, get real-time status updates in a queue view, and send appointment reminders. Roadmap ID: 103195
  • 🆕 Microsoft Teams: Virtual Appointments calendar level analytics – Individuals and departments can drive business outcomes and improve customer experience by focusing on key metrics, such as length of appointments, wait times, and number of attendees. The report includes trends over time and the ability to drill down into individual appointment data. Roadmap ID: 103196

Release – March 2023

  • Microsoft Teams: Global sign in and sign out for GCCH & DOD – Teams iOS app will support Global sign-in and sign-out to simplify the experience for Frontline Workers. Employees can now use any device from the shared device pool to sign in with their credentials and sign out of it at the end of the shift. This will remove all their personal and company information from the device. Roadmap ID:85736

Release – June 2023

  • Microsoft Teams: Choose your spoken language for captions and transcriptions for Microsoft Teams on Android – Specify your spoken language for meetings and calls for more accurate captions and transcriptions. Choose translated captions for a more inclusive calling and meeting experience.   Roadmap ID:98513
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