Microsoft 365 roadmap roundup – 23rd January 2023

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

Microsoft Purview


  • Launched (4)
  • Rolling out (2)
  • In development (4)


  • Microsoft Teams: Federated group calling – Easily start a group Teams call with federated colleagues outside      your organization, including video and screensharing, all over an internet      connection without any PSTN usage charges.  Roadmap ID:103042
  • 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.  Roadmap ID:101948
  • Microsoft Teams: Viewing the Full Chat conversation thread after clicking on search message results – When users search for a chat message in Teams and click on a message result, they are taken to a view that contains only the selected message, rather than the entire chat thread. This fix will now land the users on the full chat thread once the message search result is clicked, thereby providing full context of the conversation around the message result. Roadmap ID:97510
  • Microsoft Teams: Collaborative Annotation on presenter shared screen – Presenters are able to start collaborative annotation for all participants or just the presenter to annotate on shared screen content. Roadmap ID:86732


  • Microsoft Teams: Meeting Toolbar Usability Improvements – The updated Microsoft Teams meeting toolbar makes navigating meetings and discovering new features and capabilities easier than ever, including the ability to seamlessly switch between views and menu options. Roadmap ID: 102065
  • Microsoft Teams: Surface Message Actions by Most Recently Used Menu – This feature surfaces most recently used Message Actions into the level one menu for users to access quickly. Roadmap ID: 109430


Release – January 2023

  • Microsoft Teams: New Class & Lecture Meeting Templates – Class and Lecture Meeting Templates help Educators easily set-up highly secure meetings for their classes and lectures! Roadmap ID:109578

Release – March 2023

  • Microsoft Teams: New Files App in Teams – One place for all your content across chats, channels, meetings and M365 – manage, organize & locate the content you need quickly and easily. In addition, way finding is now more consistent and familiar to users.  Roadmap ID:97677
  • Microsoft Teams: Receive all group chat messages with RSC – The resource-specific consent (RSC) permissions model, originally developed for Teams Graph APIs, is extended for chat and channel scope. Using RSC, you can now request team owners to consent for a bot to receive user messages across standard group chats without being @mentioned. Roadmap ID:100883
  • Microsoft Teams:  Microsoft Teams and Outlook – Frontline worker Audience targeting using Job code, location and department – Capability for frontline worker communicators to identify target audience by using Location, Job Code and Department in Microsoft Teams and Outlook. Roadmap ID:100969
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