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MC454804: Advanced Virtual Appointments in Teams Premium

Advanced Virtual Appointments in Teams Premium provides an end-to-end solution designed to help you drive better customer experiences and operational excellence for business-to-customer engagements.

MC454804: Advanced Virtual Appointments in Teams Premium

You can read details about the Advanced Virtual Appointments in Microsoft Teams features here.

1. Virtual Appointments App in Microsoft Teams

The Virtual Appointments app in Microsoft Teams includes a comprehensive dashboard that provides a quick view of an employee’s schedule as integrated with Bookings. It is further enhanced with Teams Premium which unlocks a snapshot into the queue of appointments, a summary of appointment analytics, and options to manage appointments.

2. Custom Branding

Create a custom waiting room for your external attendees so they receive a branded, first-class experience from the get-go. Customize with your company’s logo, branding, and more.

3. Queue On -Demand

Empower employees to manage and service scheduled and on-demand virtual appointments in one location with advanced capabilities to track wait times, live status of a meeting, and more. Scheduling administrators and staff conducting virtual appointments can monitor incoming requests and process them appropriately.

4. Organizational Analytics

A virtual appointment administrator or operations supervisor can also view aggregated analytics across their department and entire organization. They can view detailed activity for virtual appointments created. Reports also include active user information for capabilities unlocked in Teams Premium, including SMS, 2-way waiting room chat, and queuing.

5. Individual and Departmental Analytics

Individuals or departments can focus on key metrics, such as no-shows, wait times, and calendar-level analytics to drive business outcomes and improve customer experiences. Reports include trends over time and the ability to drill down into individual appointment data.

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This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 98188.

Provides a single location where professionals and administrators can schedule and manage scheduled and on-demand virtual appointments in Microsoft Teams, view valuable appointment insights and analytics, get real-time status updates in a queue view, and send appointment reminders.

When this will happen

Preview: We will begin rolling out early December 2022 and expect to complete by mid-December 2022.

Standard Release: We will begin rolling out early February 2023 and expect to complete by mid-February 2023.

How this will affect your organization

Organizations will have to purchase Teams Premium sku to experience the advanced Virtual appointment experience.

What you need to do to prepare

Based on which Virtual appointment experience organization would like to use, the IT admin will have to enable those settings.

Learn more

Message ID: MC454804
Published: 2022-11-01
Updated: 2022-11-01
Product: Bookings, Microsoft 365 Apps, Microsoft 365 suite, Teams
Cloud instance(s): Worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant)
Platform(s): Teams and Surface Devices, Online, Web, World tenant
Status: In development
Change type: New feature, Admin impact

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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