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outlook integrations for shifts

Once a user is assigned a schedule within shifts the schedule should sync to their outlook calendar.

It would also be nice to see Available shifts in outlook and be able to accept them (or at least link to the shift in teams to be able to accept)

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Need this, so other employees who are not a member of the team can see on call users availability by just looking at their calendar.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    At the moment we are adding a 3rd party planning tool Ganttic if Shifts were integrated we wouldn't need the time and expense of validating the external software.

  • Bob commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This should have been an automatic built-in feature. Maybe roll out an Outlook plug-in for Shifts.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hello,

    We had planned rollout of staffhub/shift when we discovered that flows aren't supported anymore.
    This is a big drawback as flows enhance considerably staffhub.
    Our main feature is creating an appointment in the user calendar and now that flows are broken we can't do that anymore.

    Abandonning the product until the feature of flows are supported.
    I'm quite surprise a commercial product as staffhub is so easily changed without feature continuity.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We use Outlook calendar a lot and we all keep it updated to help with scheduling meetings. Synchronising Shifts with Outlook would mean that we don't have to duplicate entries, after either allocating or changing a shift. At the moment we have to update the Outlook calendar manually which duplicated the work and some people start saying what is the point of using Shifts due to this duplication.
    We can see our schedules from Outlook in Team Meetings, so why not adding automatically our Shifts to Outlook? it would be a great help.

  • Tomomi commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I need the Shifts and Outlook integration too. Can you please share the planning details?

  • Nick commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I manage an office who relies on Staffhub for scheduling and uses a third-party time keeping application, Kronos. It would be very nice if Shifts could integrate with Kronos, so that changes made in Teams can be synced with Kronos.

    Just an idea.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Could you provide an estimated time frame for release of this feature? This is a big backwards step from previous staff hub functionality!

    Would also be beneficial if you could choose which shifts are to be migrated into outlook, i,e in our instance fieldwork should be synced as dates are not flexible, where as reporting can be moved around and is added more to get an idea of resourcing, this would be excessive an redundant information to import to Outlook. Perhaps this could be achieved by being able to choose whether to sync published and/or unpublished shifts?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    You can use Flow to create a link between Shifts and outlook. However, Flow is not available for Shifts imbedded in Teams (yet - apparantly it is being developed)

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Komplette Schichtpläne in Outlook veröffentlichen über Gruppen-oder Einzelkalender

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agree - you can do this on Staff Hub via Flow, but Teams does not yet support Flow (although apparently MS are "working on it".

  • nultsch commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Great idea. I have the same issue. The users get a shift assigned and need to add it manually to their Outlook/exchange calendar. An integrated solution would be much better.

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