At the end of each month, Microsoft publishes a roundup of all the features it added to select pieces of software during the month. And while the company released its Excel roundup before the holiday season, it looks like the Thames Development Group decided to stick to its regular schedule and just detailed all the recent additions to the communication and collaboration utility. Is.
Starting with chat and collaboration improvements, we have the ability to delete chats without affecting other chat members, along with the option to react to specific messages with 800 emojis. Another productivity enhancement enables users to add new members to a chat using the “@” symbol instead of the add dialog. Additionally, AI-powered suggestions will now be offered, suggesting members to chat with as you scroll through it. Finally, the Resource Specific Consent (RSC) permissions model has been extended to cover chats and channels, and up to two participants for sign language viewing with the ability to enable captions in all meetings. can be nominated.
On the devices side, we have Whiteboard enhancements on Android Update 3 and Microsoft Teams Rooms, which we’ve covered in detail here. New certified TEAMS devices include Neat Bar Pro, Jabra Evolve Buds, Jabra Evolve 2 55 Headset (Jabra also recently fixed the Teams issue with its Engage 75 headset.), and EPOS expand Vision 1.
Meanwhile, improvements to the platform include the ability to save, print and share the approval request as a PDF. In the same vein, Adobe Acrobat has a new integration for a seamless PDF experience in Teams.
FinallyFrontline workers using shared devices can now take advantage of Teams as well as the Edge and Yammer apps on Android, while government users have the ability to view a meeting transcript in Teams on Android and iOS.