On Monday 14th Microsoft Teams was 5 years since it was made generally available. Congratulations, Microsoft Teams! Teams began it's story almost half a year earlier than that, but GA-date (Generally Available) is when it began it's journey to become the app for over 270 million monthly users it is today. It was quite soon … Continue reading Microsoft Teams is 5 years and new features are coming out to support Hybrid Work
Hybrid work world and realization that we are missing shared experiences has been one of drivers why meetings in 3D are going to be more normal sooner than lot of people realize. In the hybrid work world needs to have various ways how to innovate, work together and relax with others. Constant video meetings and … Continue reading Collaboration in the Metaverse: Mesh for Microsoft Teams
It is the time for the recap for most relevant information, news and announcements that were released about Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Loop, Microsoft Viva, Power Platform and more. I will be applying some updates to this article as more information is revealed during Ignite keynotes and breakout sessions. So please do revisit the page for … Continue reading Microsoft Teams News Summary of Microsoft Ignite 2021 November #MSIgnite
It is this time of the year again: Microsoft Ignite registration and session scheduler are open! The #MSIgnite event is again digital and free to attend, which makes it a really good opportunity for business decision makers, CIOs, CTOs, CEOs and IT experts & technology consultants to catch up with latest in the Microsoft Cloud … Continue reading Microsoft Ignite: Guide to November 2021 edition aka What to watch / join, how to connect with people and also to have fun
The summer is always busy times for product groups at Microsoft. One reason is that Microsoft fiscal year ends to end of June and the other reason is the Inspire -conference (former Worldwide Partner Conference) that happens in July. This year I chose to be more on vacation (taking an annual break) instead of watching … Continue reading What’s new to Microsoft Teams during Summer 2021
Last Thursday, 24th of June 2021, marked a great day - not just for opening Midsummer break in Nordic countries but especially for the announcement(*) of the new Microsoft Teams client along with Windows 11! The new Teams chat, call & meet client was highlighted during the Windows 11 announcements & intro but the true … Continue reading New Microsoft Teams client (2.0) announced with Windows 11!
What can be expected to roll out to Microsoft Teams during this summer? Short answer: a lot! Massively! I highlight some of those features in this blog post as a summary. As always - schedules can change. Some features may be pushed back if the testing reveals some issues there. While it does sting when … Continue reading Roadmap watch: what’s coming to Teams during Summer 2021?
It is time to take a brief look at Teams roadmap, since there has been plenty of changes recently. As always, when looking for most up to date information about a specific feature I urge you to check Microsoft 365 Roadmap. This blog post works as a curated summary of those items I feel are … Continue reading Roadmap watch: What new to expect to Microsoft Teams in June 2021 (and a bit beyond)?
It is time to take a look at the roadmap and what has been recently added to Microsoft Teams. When talking about the roadmap "predicted release" schedule it is good to keep in mind that the given month/time is subject to change. We have seen lots of changes recently (Feb-March) but as always: I rather … Continue reading Microsoft Teams: recent updates
Microsoft Teams roadmap keeps getting a lots of changes weekly - if not even daily sometimes. There are great new additions that should be taken looked at so you can start preparing your champions and users to take full advantage of those once they roll out: Join a meeting by entering a digital code will … Continue reading Join Teams meeting via a code, multiple spotlights, co-organizer meeting roles, new lobby options and other recent roadmap updates
When looking at Microsoft Teams roadmap today I noticed that Breakout Rooms is getting new features! Scheduled to roll out already in this month are Timer: Organizers can now set a timer for Breakout rooms from the Breakout Room settings. After timer has expired, rooms will automatically close and participants will come back to the … Continue reading Microsoft Teams Breakout Rooms is getting new features! + other roadmap updates
Microsoft Teams Roadmap gets constant updates. With these posts I make it easy for readers to see what are latest changes in Microsoft Teams or related products/features roadmap. As always if you want to see the up to date situation check out the public roadmap - blog post is always a snapshot of that moment … Continue reading Roadmap Watch: Latest changes to Microsoft Teams roadmap
It is always good to take a look at the Microsoft Teams roadmap and see what is changing there since Microsoft Ignite 2021 #MSIgnite. Of course roadmap dates are not exact launch dates but they can give some idea when to expect those features. Shared Channels (Microsoft Teams Connect) is scheduled for June 2021! And … Continue reading Microsoft Teams Roadmap Watch: updates of Microsoft Ignite 2021
The virtual Microsoft Ignite 2021 - #MSIgnite in the Twitter and other social media- just opened and gates of information released a big bunch of information what is going to happen in Microsoft Tech for this year. In this blog post I am going to focus mostly on news concerning Microsoft Teams or related technologies. … Continue reading Microsoft Teams News Summary of Microsoft Ignite 2021 March
Here are some latest updates to Teams Roadmap. As usual - refer to the source for the up to date situation. One big change is the Meeting attendee registration (=webinar support) that moved from January to March 2021. FeatureIDDescriptionAddedUpdatedRelease66586Microsoft Teams: Meeting attendee registration22.9.202015.1.2021March CY202170558OneDrive: 250 GB file size support in Microsoft 36513.1.202115.1.2021February CY202170573Microsoft Teams: Large … Continue reading Teams Roadmap Watch – mid January 2021
Year 2021 is here. Microsoft Teams, and Microsoft/Office 365 is getting a big number of updates. Just looking what is scheduled for January 2021 that is a big list of interesting capabilities! Some highlights from the list. Share System Audio on Mac is showing as cancelled because there were a duplicate item. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/roadmap?searchterms=67168&filters=&searchterms=67168 (thank you … Continue reading Roadmap Watch: what to expect for Microsoft Teams in January 2021?
Microsoft Teams roadmap seems to update weekly these days. This time there weren't that many changes but it is good to note that End of meeting notifications has rolled outHistory menu is scheduled now for February 2021Outlook is getting Meeting Options prompt when meeting invite has 40 or more participants or 10 or more distribution … Continue reading Microsoft Teams Roadmap Watch updates
The Teams Roadmap has been updated again. I can't say I am surprised that some meeting features were postponed with a few months - there hadn't been much noise about them in social media which lead me to guess they won't be out yet. But as always - Roadmap is a estimate of the schedule … Continue reading Roadmap watch: Large (1k) & Overflow meetings postponed to Q1/2021
When checking out the M365 I found out that there were some changes wort mentioning. New Search Experience in Teams A new search experience in Teams will make finding messages, people, answers, and files faster and more intuitive. A redesigned search results page provides better context and faster results, with AI-powered relevance based on the … Continue reading Roadmap watch: new search, video filters and large meetings in Teams delayed
There are plenty of features that should be rolling out to Teams by the end of this year. I think the more recent the "last modified" date is the more accurate the release estimate will be. And vice versa: those features that haven't been updated for a couple of months risk higher chance of getting … Continue reading Roadmap update: What’s on the Teams roadmap for the end of year?
Teams Desktop is getting the ability to add more accounts! Before you get too excited about this note that it means "add one personal account along with one work/school account". It is not the "add multiple accounts of all kinds" we would love to see - but it is a start. This will allow to … Continue reading Microsoft Teams Desktop: adding more than one account coming in December