Teams for Government

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  1. 1 vote

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  2. Can you please maki it less lagy on a computer. By upgrading the servers

    I would like for you to make a less lagy application by upgrading your hardware or software

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  3. Change password

    How can teacher change the password for personal profile. So no one can change configuration.

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  4. Stop requiring an access code every time I log out

    I work in an area where I can’t have my phone next to me. So every day I try to login I have to run outside get my phone go to the front of the building because there’s no signal get the access code run back to my desk and type it in it’s very annoying and it makes me not want to use teams at all

    1 vote

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  5. Enable cross Team tagging to share information.

    My current Team is the 'alpha' team, this is where I do the bulk of my work.

    However, I'm also a member of the 'bravo' team where I'm also heavily involved.

    For the most part, there is no need for the alpha and bravo team to collaborate or share files etc.

    However! On occasion there is the need for me to share what has been posted on the opposite Team.

    Hey @alpha, have you seen this cool info that @bravo have posted up?

    Currently MS Teams are very, very heavily siloed; it's equally right and appropriate to be a member…

    2 votes

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  6. color for pop out chats

    Multiple pop out chats become confusing sameness on the desktop. Can one recolor the top bar or background, or even a square or other shape on the top near the chat name to separate and highlight conversations and can the team chat/contact area allow color squares to match the pop out chat.

    1 vote

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  7. Org-Wide Configuration of Teams Lists Gallery Templates.

    When a user creates a new List in Teams, they are presented with a gallery of list templates. Not all templates are appropriate for the organization, so customization (eg: add/remove) would be ideal.

    For example: in healthcare, users are presented with Patients List template, but hospital policy does not allow for its use.

    1 vote

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  8. Teams

    Be able to start a video meeting chat via my phone/app

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  9. 1 vote

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  10. 2 votes

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  11. Stay signed in

    I use the teams chat for an important group and I am constantly signed out of teams. I rely on a lot of these notifications for my job and aprproving risk assements. When I have been signed out I don't get any notifications. Make it an option to stay signed in! And make more than one option to verify your account.

    2 votes

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  12. Export Team contents

    I use Teams to manage projects. Please provide functionality to export the entire contents of a Team (i.e. posts, chats, uploaded files, Planner board) so it can be archived once a project is complete.

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  13. Support blocking presence from included or excluded list of users within the same tenant and/or federated tenant.

    DoD needs the block presence capability IAW UCR and as worded currently in Teams: i.e. "When you block someone, they can't call you from a one-on-one chat, @mention you in a one-on-one chat, or see your presence." This is not supported in DoD or GCC as stated in the application.

    2 votes

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  14. Website Tab in Channels

    Please create a Website tab at the top of Channels, just like there is for Files. This would allow a drop down list of added links to commonly used websites for the group. Currently, each website is added as a separate tab and since my group uses many websites for reference frequently it just clutters up the tabs.

    1 vote

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  15. Teams Rooms for GCCH

    Please add the ability to use Microsoft Teams Rooms devices with Microsoft 365 GCC High. We have several of the Logitech Tap with Intel NUC setups that we were using in Commercial Cloud that are no longer functional after migrating to GCC High over the weekend. We were going to roll out more of these next year to make video conferencing simple and easy for our users.

    Is there any possibility of this functionality coming in the next 6 months?

    https://www.logitech.com/en-us/product/microsoft-rooms

    5 votes

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  16. City of Houston

    Please add for government accounts the ability to pin a specific participant to the center block in a 9 screen setup and to one block out of the center three rows in a 49 participant setup. For governments the public needs to see the Mayor at all times and not far left or far right. Extremely important for governmental entities that use TEAMS in a broadcasting setup to a TV channel and streaming to social media platforms.

    1 vote

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  17. teams

    no es bueno que teams cambie mi esado automaticamente, siempre esta sapeando si estoy inactivo, yo deberia poder decir como me muestro, o si quiero que sepan que estoy inactivo.

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  18. va

    Why in the world would someone create a product called TEAMS and not allow you to create a meeting in the future of the entire team without being able to just select the team? If you have a team of more than 3 or 4, it becomes ridiculous.

    All I want to do is be able to schedule a meeting within TEAMS or a Channel and have it then notify everyone in my team of the appt just like in Outlook.They can then accept or not. And they should be notified when it is scheduled, not when the meeting begins.

    1 vote

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  19. NASA JSC: TEAMS Security question by user

    Is it safe to post complete IP addresses in a group. LAN group of engineers talking about various IP problems.
    Thanks!

    1 vote

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  20. Missing Government Tenant Features

    We (GCC, GCC High, DOD) need a central place to go where we can see all the GA features not currently released to us and their status. The roadmap is useful but not for items not on it such as Tags, channel email, pinning channels, whiteboard... that have been in GA for months but are not on the roadmap. It would be very helpful to know (generally) as an administrator why they are not available and if they are being considered or not for future release.

    23 votes

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