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  1. Increase the break length in Shift

    Increase the max limit of break length in the Shifts app. Preferably beyond 500 minutes.

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  2. normtime countdown shifts

    When planning a monthly shift there should be some kind of Normtime counter per member, so its possible to get an overview and helping you distribute open shifts equally.

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  3. In the shifts app, allow shifts to span more than one day.

    I run a feild egineering team that travels often, typically spending 1-2 weeks on the road for a job at a time. The shifts app would be perfect for managing my team, but in my case the "shifts" are multiple days long rather than hours Having a start date and end date field in the add shift screen would allow the app to be used as a sort of travel calendar for teams like mine as well.

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  4. Shift - Manager role & Notifications

    Ability to define who's owning the manager role
    Notify the manager by email when a request is submitted

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  5. Export shift

    The ability for end users to be able to export their shifts from Teams would be handy. Either with an integration for their shifts to be exportable to Outlook or in some sort of document.

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  6. Open shift availability on phone apps and shift change history

    Have the ability to add an open shift on phone apps. Shift history would be excellent to see under each individual shift tab as changes are made, rather than email notification.

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  7. Block Members from seeing other members shifts.

    Block Members from seeing other members shifts. Only Owners should see everyone's shifts

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  8. shifts

    Integrate Shifts with planner so that when I select tasks for a shift I see my Team task's

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  9. Display same shifts over a range of columns

    Our employees don't work in shifts. The activities extend over a few days, sometimes over several weeks within a project.

    The weekly view is ideal for showing details of a shift (this first line of notes). But in the daily view we miss these details.

    And the monthly view is the worst: there is no space to display any information related to a shift.

    MS Shifts is structured like excel. Here we want to merge shifts with the same data to enlarge the pattern and slide the information on it - just like the weekly view.

    (See attached GIF for…

    3 votes
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  10. Microsoft Shifts - Feature Requests


    • Add Alphabetize option for team members

    • Add ability to pin Shifts into a Team channel tab

    • Add settings option for auto-approve shift requests

    • Add settings option to auto-approve shift swap/offer

    • Add settings option to auto-share schedule changes with the team

    • Add search field on top of the group member list

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  11. In the Shift app, can we give different levels of authority to team members.

    Example; Supervisors level can create tasks and assign members, and also edit shifts that other supervisors have created. While the employee team members are restricted from editing these tasks

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  12. Ability to move person from one Group to Another

    As there might be people who move from one group to another in the same Team. We should have ability to move them from one to another as currently it doesn't allow it.

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  13. Allow non members to view schedule or shift

    It would be great if non-members can view the schedule or shifts.

    3 votes
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  14. Integrate time-off with Outlook

    Outlook should notify if a user is scheduling a meeting/appointment requiring a user during time-off periods

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  15. Allow manager to set availability for employees

    It would be useful in some scenarios for a manager to be able to set availability for employees. Currently only employees can set this, and only in the mobile app. I'd like to be able to set it as well, and it'd be nice to be able to do with from the desktop app in the context of and in a similar way to how I can set shifts.

    The way we're using Shifts (mainly for Time Clock, but somewhat for Scheduling) is for student workers, who I already have availability info for, and who we don't necessarily set fixed…

    3 votes
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  16. GDPR compliant about Additional Notes, request history and making approval process private

    There is a functionality in Shifts that requester can choose the reason and leave the note (detail reason) to explain why taking the time off. This message is visible for all the team owners. Also the Request History, cannot be deleted and it is visible to all Team Owners.

    To comply with GDPR Article 9, we should not disclose sensitive personal information publicly to anyone. Therefore, the ideas are:


    1. Make it possible to disable the optional Notes field to ensure the reason information is not exposed to other possible Team Owner that is not the employees' direct report manager.


    2. Make…

    3 votes
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  17. Be able to copy schedules for individuals or individual groups over a number of weeks. Master schedule location.

    I have a number of different groups within my workforce that are assigned different rota periods. I have staff on 1, 2 & 3 week rotas and it is very hard to copy the schedule over. Easy option would be reoccurring shifts but this seems to of been placed on the backlog for some reason.

    I have multiple staff who oversee the programming of schedules for different groups in one teams schedule, meaning copying the entire schedule doesn't work. It would be good to be able to copy individuals or groups separately. It would also be good to have a…

    3 votes
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  18. Tracking

    Need to be able to use the time tracking features for all our staff. How can we use an automated way, for when they arrive and depart particular site locations, not just one address. Also using street addresses please.

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  19. Enable end date picker

    Currently you cannot select the end date, and the shift is limited to 24hours.

    Please enable the end date picker so that tasks that run longer than 24hours can be input onto shifts easier.

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  20. Restrict delete for shifts data under teams

    I couldnt figure out how could i control the deletion of my shift data. i.e. some other could delete my shift data under shifts which should have restriction/control mechanism.

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