Teams for Government

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  1. In add a tab in Teams we need to add a calendar or a custom web site to a calendar when will this be available in GCC

    In add a tab in Teams we need to add a calendar or a custom web site to a calendar when will this option be available in GCC

    7 votes
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  2. Planner and Smartsheet availability in G3

    When will planner and smartsheet available for G3 ?

    7 votes
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  3. Enable Better Eye Contact, Move Video Ribbon to Top During Screen Sharing

    When someone is screen sharing, videos of participants are move to a ribbon at the bottom of the screen. Most (though not all) webcams are positioned at the top of the screen.

    Moving the ribbon to top of the screen would allow for the appearance of better eye contact. At least when people are not looking at the shared content.

    6 votes
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  4. Provide External Meeting Attendees the ability to PIN Video in a Meeting for ASL Interpreting

    Allow meeting attendees outside of your organization to pin video of certain participants. The feature is used of by Adult Sign Language (ASL) interpreters in order for the both the interpreters and the person they are interpreting for to be able to see each other clearly during a meeting. Currently this can be done for all users inside an organization, but is limited when external guests are invited.

    6 votes
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  5. Switch calls between devices

    A user should have the ability to start a call on one device and transfer the call the another device to continue the conversation without having to disconnect the call

    6 votes
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  6. 6 votes
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  7. MTR Teams - support second MTR camera (front & rear) for presenter / training spaces

    On the Skype for Business MTR (SRS v2) there is the ability to connect 2 video cameras to the room system and users can toggle between the cameras during a call if required. (front and rear camera)
    This is a crucial capability for a number of business use cases such as presenting to a remote audience or training sessions to local and virtual participants.
    Please enable this feature on the Teams MTR and allow the selection of which should be default and allow renaming of the cameras (for a usable and differing name via settings features).
    We have gov clients…

    6 votes
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  8. Convert a team into a channel

    If we didn't plan ahead, or if needs change, we should be able to convert a team into a channel then move it to another team. Rather than have Team A, B, C, and D, it would be nice to have Mgmt Team with Channels A, B, C, D. However, it seems once you've created the separate teams you are stuck with that structure.

    6 votes
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  9. Improve participant selection for video chat

    Need everyone on my team listed so I can select who I want on the call, with a select all and deselect all option, and post-select all customization. Typing in each member after having already done that step to create a team is cumbersome.

    6 votes
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  10. More students to access calls and chats than 20

    Can you lift the numbers for class groups to 30?

    6 votes
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  11. Give control to All during Shared Presentation

    During my pdf or web shared link presentation...I want to enable All my students to be able to share control during presentation. Now we have to enable only one person at a time.

    If it’s possible to have a feature to Enable All, so simultaneously students can work collaboratively to solve an online exercise.

    6 votes
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  12. 6 votes
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  13. Number of Options increased in Forms

    I would like to have the number of Options increased in Forms.
    Our ministry of Education collect data on over 1000 schools and having this increase to 1000 or even to 200.
    This would be helpful in our collection of data Thank you.

    6 votes
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  14. Enable share system audio for Team Live Event on GCC, so that we can share a video with audio.

    The commercial cloud has this enabled already. You're able to share a video as content during a live event and include the system audio. However, GCC doesn't have this feature. Please enable this for GCC!!

    5 votes
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  15. Add a virtual, "I agree with this"

    Similar to the new hand raising option, which is really helpful, how about a way to say I agree with the current speaker. It could either be something switched on and off or you can press the button to "send" an agreement. Almost a virtual, "hear hear" - so people don't have to come off mute to say they agree whennthey don't have anything else to add to the conversation.

    5 votes
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  16. Enable Virtual Backgrounds

    This feature is disabled on the Navy's CVR platform. You will have more folks use video if they can use this harmless feature to hide their personal spaces and lighten up their video feed.

    5 votes
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  17. Setting unique Notification & Ringtones for Teams (like you can for Contacts)

    Exhausted "searching" efforts to set a unique Notification tone for Teams chat, calls, etc (in both phone & app settings). Want to set my tones for Teams like I can for contacts. I must leave Teams running, but at times it's critical for my sanity (and productivity) to differentiate between Teams and other notifications (many meetings).

    NEEDED!...please help us :)

    5 votes
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  18. Make BCC the default for sending to atendees

    Make BCC the default for sending to atendees for all versions of Teams.

    5 votes
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  19. When scheduling a reoccurring meeting, add a repeat frequency for every other week.

    When scheduling a reoccurring meeting, add a repeat frequency for every other week.

    5 votes
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  20. Let Schedule Meeting invite entire team vs individual users

    When scheduling meetings, add the ability to invite an entire team versus individual users. As of right now, you can only select what channel to meet in.

    This does not allow for individual users to accept/decline/tentative the scheduled meeting and the scheduled meeting does not show up in individual user calendars.

    5 votes
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