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  1. Rip it and start again!

    If this is to replace skype business, then it is a very poor replacement solution.

    Issues importing business contacts, unable to see who is online easily.

    Not easy for users to see at a glance what we need without all the other junk getting in the way.

    All in all a very poor replacement and we will be looking for a skype style replacement and cancelling the package we are on, possibly a WhatApp style replacement.

    1 vote
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  2. Add an option not to change status based on calendar information

    Teams automatically changes your presence to "In a meeting" any time there is something on your calendar. When it sets this it also overrides any presence setting made in Skype for business and it will not allow you to change the presence in Skype until you have set the presence in Teams manually to Available. In Skype for Business this was an option that we did not use for most of our employees as many of them have items on their calendar that have nothing to do with if they are actually available on their device to receive messages. There…

    6 votes
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  3. Hide message from one person

    Sometimes you want to make a surprise to someone and ask the whole company to contribute to it. I could create a Team or a Private Chat and add people manually one by one.

    Wouldn't it be cool if could just exclude that one person (or perhaps multiple)? Perhaps through a channel?

    2 votes
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  4. Provide the ability to view the whole company organisational structure.

    Provide the ability to view the whole company organisational structure, not just who i report into or who reports into me. At times we get asked to look a the structure to check if its correct and a single view would be great. Yes there are 3rd party tools but I don't see why this cant just be an inherent feature as partial views are already shown.

    1 vote
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  5. Expand Who and move to sidebar near the top

    Leverage the Who Tab to make it easier to find contacts and presence. Add it is a standard button just under Chat and above Teams. Have another Tab, (Just like Collaborators) for Contacts that you can add from your Exchange Contacts, possibly another one for Favourites. Ultimately the ability to create your own Contact Group
    The reason I keep going back to SfB rather than operate solely out of Teams is the ease with which I can find people. An expanded Who Tab that I can get to in a single Click rather than multiple steps would be great.

    1 vote
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  6. The ability to set availability per team differently from global

    Sure would be groovy to have a global availability option and then something more granular for individual teams. For example, appear busy to the masses, but for Team XYZ (my immediate crew) appear available.

    5 votes
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  7. 1 vote
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  8. Status lag when viewing 'Manage Team' section

    When clicking on the menu - manage team; it takes between 20 secs - 1.5 minutes to update the status of all the users in the list, whether they are guests or not.

    1 vote
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  9. 3 votes
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  10. Identify a person with his/her area of expertise

    Is there any way to identify people with a characteristic? For example, I want to associate a person to a characteristic / area of expertise. Is there any way to do it?
    Furthermore, is there any way to customize / add areas of expertise?

    1 vote
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  11. You must be able to remove everything in the conversation.

    You must be able to remove everything in the conversation. To show that you delete and add names in the TEAMS group do not fill in any function. Then you must also be able to change the Welcome picture.

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  12. 1 vote
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  13. Allow to permanently hide the "out of office" banner

    Everytime someone changes his status to Away in calendar (holidays...), this banner appears in each conversation where this person is. The banner appears automatically few seconds after having selected the conversation, even if it as been closed earlier. It's really boring... Please allow to remove this banner until next unavailability of this person. Thanks

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  14. Allow to tag (@) people in channel chat by their Skill/Expertise or project from Delve Profile

    When we collaborate and troubleshoot ideas in my organization, we would like to bring in or tag specific people to the chat based on their skills/expertise or project knowledge. It would be very helpful to be able tag experts/SMEs, for instance if we need mySQL expert, we could use tag @SQL and all the users with SQL expertise in Delve would get notified to join the discussion.

    2 votes
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  15. 'Join' group option?

    Is there a feature that enables non-members to just view a 'Team' and not its content till they become a member, and also have an option to click on 'Join' the team.. I dont see this option as of now on MS Teams.

    2 votes
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  16. Enlarge the photo of the contact clicking on it, the actual circle is pretty small

    I would like to see the other people contact image bigger, could be usefull

    3 votes
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  17. I would like to be able to filter a channel by a certain user

    I would like to be able to filter a channel by a certain user. When looking for specific posts such as out of office messages it would be very handy to be able to filter by the people in the group.

    2 votes
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  18. Not Available options

    It would be nice to have options other than Busy, DND & Away. Be nice to create your own, or at least add Lunch, Finished for Day etc.

    2 votes
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. link to chat with a specific user

    It would be great to have an ability send to e.g Mark the link to Chat with e.g. Angela - When Mark will click on it then chat with Angela will appear

    4 votes
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