New app for Microsoft Teams It looks to help users better manage their calls, meetings, and more.
According to a restriction on the company road map (Opens in a new tab) As for upcoming features, the new addition will provide “a single location where professionals and admins can create and manage scheduled and on-demand virtual appointments in Microsoft Teams.”
This will feature integration with the Outlook calendar, which syncs across the entire Office 365 platform to help users manage their time and determine availability for online meetings. Chances are, it’s also a move that will see Microsoft up its game against it Google Workspacewhich already has some great UI among Meet Video conferencing platform and other communication tools such as chat and Gmail.
Scheduled team meetings
The roadmap entry goes on to describe the new feature’s ability to “display valuable insights and analytics for appointments, get real-time status updates in the queue view, and send appointment reminders.”
In an effort to retain its dedicated users and attract new customers, it seems that Microsoft is trying to create an environment where users do not need to navigate between different applications to schedule their work life, instead offering all relevant tools in one place.
Google has also simplified the way users of its workspace flow between communications apps, bringing Chat and Meet closer in a new Gmail interface that becomes the default — and only — view in Q4 2022.
Right now, it looks like the Teams update is set to come to the desktop client and web app versions of its platform, but the mobile apps tend to follow suit as well.
Previews will be available by the end of the year, Microsoft says, with general availability set for February 2023. Microsoft usually delivers on their own schedules, but recently, some shows have been delayed since these products are finally in development. . Regardless, the Easter date seems reasonable.