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  1. Shifts

    We want to use Shifts to align our absences in the teams. It should be possible to enter time-offs just once in one team for a team member and these time-offs are directly transferred/visible in the other teams in which this person is a member. Changes should also be done only once and be visible to all teams.

    20 votes
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  2. Teams Shifts - Option to not require approval for shift offers & swaps

    Owners need to approve all shift offers and swaps, it would be good to have an option not to make approval mandatory, so owners manage the shift schedule, but members can swap and offer shifts without requiring approval.

    18 votes
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  3. Allow multiple existing shifts on the same member

    Make it possible to add multiple existing shifts on the same member. The only possible way seems to be on Day view or creating a new shift (not use the exisiting shift).

    17 votes
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  4. Shifts Hourly view to my Hours of Operation

    When in Shifts viewing the hourly view have ability to set the time range.
    Instead of showing 12am to 12pm allow me to customize it to that only my hours of operation are showing 7am to 10pm etc.
    Also allow for marking specific days as closed.

    16 votes
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  5. Shifts: Swap Multiple Shifts

    Allow the swapping of multiple shifts/with multiple people

    15 votes
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  6. night shift

    In shift; When creating a night shift (on two days), it would be interesting if there is a visual on the seond day of the shift, when Shift is in table mode (not application)

    14 votes
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  7. e-Discovery for MS Team Shifts

    when e-discovery capability will be added in MS Team shifts?

    13 votes
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  8. Shifts

    Shifts - Reflect local timezone
    Is it possible to reflect the local timezone in shifts rather than following the set timezone for the specific Team?

    12 votes
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  9. Shifts - Automatically adding users from the group

    Automatically when shift is created in team, add all team members to shift plan

    12 votes
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  10. shifts activities

    Shifts - Ability to Add Types of Activities and Customize the Break Time.

    Is there a way to customize the length of breaks. Currently it is showing as "Any". Also are we able to add other activity tasks?

    12 votes
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  11. Shifts - Publicly Viewable Schedule

    Shifts would be a nice platform for maintaining and publicizing our on-call schedules if there were some way to allow view access to the schedule.

    12 votes
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  12. Shifts Time Off let employees request a change or deletion

    Ability to have an employee change/delete and resubmit time off.
    Example employee have been approved for 1 hour off but instead needs to move the appointment to another day or add additional time. Also need an employee cancel button on the time off.

    11 votes
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  13. Allow Shifts to be accessed in browser

    Allow user to view just shifts in browser without having to load the Teams app, or go via Teams in the browser.

    With Shifts in Teams, there is some disconnect with what is available in StaffHub (understandable, but makes things tricky).

    A schedule created in StaffHub can't be viewed in Teams.
    A schedule created in Teams can't be viewed in StaffHub.

    StaffHub is currently a little more user friendly for large scale rota planning. It's quite buggy in Teams when dealing with a large number of people.

    Being able to edit a Teams-based schedule in a browser - just like…

    10 votes
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  14. Shifts - Allow multiple shifts per team

    Similar to how a Team can have multiple channels we would like to see multiple Shifts/Schedules in a single team.

    10 votes
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  15. Add alias user without email in shifts

    I know that the guest user ideas is in planned status.
    (https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/36605296-guest-user-in-shifts)

    Besides guest user, I think having alias user(no email, just give a alias name to his/her e.g. Volunteer A/ Temp A...etc) in the shifts could be useful in some scenarios. Those people might be in recruiting, might be from other parties which we would not directly contact with. I don't need them interacting in the shifts planning but I need to include them in the shifts for the time/headcount planning

    9 votes
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  16. categories shifts color

    Set a default colour for "Time Off" requests rather than having users set it themselves

    9 votes
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  17. Shifts - Export schedules from Staffhub and import to Shifts

    Our organization has been using StaffHub for over a year now and is looking to migrate to Shifts. We would like the ability to migrate the data that is currently in StaffHub to Shifts for a seamless transition.

    We currently have the ability to export the schedules from StaffHub, but there is no ability to import data into Shifts.

    In order for organizations to jump on board with Shifts, an easy path for importing historical schedules is extremely important.

    9 votes
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  18. Email notification for shift changes in Teams

    Email notification to be sent to the affected members to notify the changes made in Shifts.

    9 votes
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  19. Teams Shifts offer to multiple users from desktop

    Add the ability to offer a shift to multiple people simultaneously from the desktop app. This feature is available in the mobile app.

    8 votes
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  20. 8 votes
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