New Features in Microsoft Teams 2020

Microsoft today at Build announced many new features to build, engage, and transform workflows in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft today at Build announced many new features to build, engage, and transform workflows in Microsoft Teams.
Here is the list of new features added:
  1. Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code Extension for Teams Public preview available build project scaffolding, configure features, create app package manifest and setup hosting, validate app package manifest.

  2. Create and manage low-code chatbots in Teams with low-code chatbot platform, Power Virtual Agents

  3. Microsoft introduced a new approach for adding custom solutions to Teams from Power Apps and Power Virtual Agents. Coming soon, Power Apps makers will be able to click a single “Add to Teams” button in Power Apps, which will push the app to the Teams app store.

  4. New Power Automate triggers and actions built specifically for Teams. Process of building automation made easier with new business process scenario templates built for Teams.

  5. New actions available via Power Automate

  6. Easier to share Power BI reports to Teams by selecting the report to share and click the new “Share to Teams” button in Power BI.

  7. New activity feed notifications via the Microsoft Graph API gives you a new and simpler way to send app notifications to users across devices.

  8. General availability of 24 new granular permissions for the Teams Graph APIs.
  9. Developers will soon be able to connect native mobile device capabilities to their apps, such as camera, location and microphone.

  10. Easily review, approve & publish custom apps directly from the Teams Admin Center.

  11. IT admins can view and purchase subscriptions associated with the 3rd party Teams apps within the Teams Admin Portal.

  12. Grant Consent to Graph API Permissions
  13. New controls to enhance the Teams app discoverability experience.
  14. End users will be able to ‘pop-out’ personal apps in a separate window.

  15. Variety of templates for common team types with pre-defined channels, apps, and guidance on how to utilize and customize it.

  16. Microsoft Lists is coming to Teams to track issues, assets, routines, contacts, inventory and more using customizable views and smart rules and alerts to keep everyone in sync.

  17. Search for content in a specific channel or chat with contextual search in Microsoft Teams.

  18. End users will soon be able to enjoy the benefits of Azure Active Directory Single Sign-On (SSO).

  19. Azure Active Directory Conditional Access will enable end users to run apps and tabs even if their IT admin has set up conditional access policies requiring the use of a trusted device.

  20. Resource-Specific Consent will empower Team owners to install an app for their specific team and restrict the app’s scope and access to data to only that one team.

  21. Adaptive Cards 1.2 now available in Teams on desktop and mobile.

  22. Teams, which enables HIPAA compliance and is HITRUST certified, will now allow organizations to schedule, manage and conduct business-to-consumer meetings, through the new Bookings app integration.

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