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      2 comments  ·  Public » UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

      This would be really nice to have!

      I especially like the part of pizza in the conference room :)

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        1 comment  ·  Public » Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

        At least from what you've mentioned here, your needs are being worked on. The App exists and their working on adding the ability to join meetings.

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          1 comment  ·  Public » Wiki  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

          This! I'd love it if we could simply add our existing wiki as a tab. I mean, you kind of already can by creating a "website" tab, but maybe a mix between the two would be helpful.

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            3 comments  ·  Public » Wiki  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              4 comments  ·  Public » Wiki  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

              Agreed. I personally do not find this wiki helpful. Now, if they were to find a way to integrate this with say the Wiki that you can create an "app" in a SharePoint Site, that would be much more helpful.

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                2 comments  ·  Public » Interoperability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                When it comes to Education, I heavily agree here! Having the ability to integrate into an LMS would be amazing!

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                  planned  ·  30 comments  ·  Public » Tabs/Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                  This would be amazing! Very helpful when it comes to on the spot meeting to visually discuss projects.

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                      12 comments  ·  Public » Interoperability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        5 comments  ·  Public » UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Hi everyone — can you add more details as to exactly what you want for the time stamp on meetings? Do you mean that you want to know when someone created the meeting, and when other people accepted the meeting invite? Where would you want that information to populate — or where do you expect that it would?

                        Thanks for the info, and your patience while we review this!

                        Sincerely,
                        Suphatra

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                          8 comments  ·  Public » Tabs/Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            13 comments  ·  Schools and Universities  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              413 comments  ·  Public » Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Hi everyone! Hope you’re having a great September.

                              I’m really excited to share with you the progress on this feature. To recap, we originally tried to resolve for this request by giving you Private Teams, but your feedback showed us that this was not the right solution. So we’ve gone back to the drawing board and we are in active development of private channels.

                              This is how we view a private channel: it will be a new channel type that allows users to create a channel with a different user roster than the parent team, that is only visible to those members. As the name implies, it is meant for sensitive discussions or for working with sub-teams.

                              As it turns out, private channels is a very complicated feature to deploy, because there are several dependencies external to Teams. I will keep you updated as we progress, and if you have…

                              Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                              I think the "Secret" option is close to what we're looking for. At least for my purposes, I'd want to have a "secret" channel that's within a Team.

                              Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                              I don't see this workaround as helpful. Mostly because my use case has only 1-4 people needing access to a channel. Why create a whole new team for something like this?

                              Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                              I can't wait for this to be released! We're not even using this fully in my department, but this is a feature that is heavily requested!

                              Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                              This would be lovely to have, especially for some leadership type channels.

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                                101 comments  ·  Public » Video and Phone Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                                I've commented before about this but I wanted to come back and reiterate that getting this integrated will greatly assist in user adoption across businesses.

                                Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                                I agree with most of the comments here. User Adoption is slowed because of multiple apps for different things! I love Teams and want to use it heavily. Please look very closely at this and do what you can to integrate the two. Don't make "just another cool thing".

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                                Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                                Josh said this very well. The point on inhibiting adoption is key. When you have companies working with 1 tool for 5+ years, getting them to move away from it is very difficult. You'll have those excited to move to a better tool and then you'll have others who ask "But I can chat and make calls with Skype for Business, so why move?".

                                I know it was mentioned in a similar post that the intent is to keep SFB and Teams separate entities but... as someone who supports my immediate department group, the end users need 1 thing, not multiple.

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                                  257 comments  ·  Public » Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                                  Absolutely! I really think creating something that allows users to be in just 1 place as opposed to multiple would be extremely helpful.

                                  This would be absolutely wonderful!

                                  Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                                  I agree with both Magdy: A one stop shop app would be amazing. Especially for those who only need the basic functionality of most apps.

                                  At the same time, I agree with the others who mentioned how Teams could be slowed by integrating an email interface with Teams. I think providing it as an option, that’s disabled by default, would be a good way to go. That way you have the choice to make Teams your one stop shop or you can continue using the other apps as you see fit.

                                  I think this would really help with those who want to use teams, but don’t want to use multiple apps, begin using Teams as a one stop shop while still providing others with the option to use multiple apps if they see the need.

                                  I believe the mixed approach would be really good. I’d love to use Teams as a one stop shop as all I need (as well as many in my department) is the basic access to send and reply to emails.

                                  I hope that makes sense…

                                  Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                                  This right here would sell me on everything Microsoft. If they did this, it would show really integrating all of their products for the users, not for money.

                                  At the same time, in my opinion, emails won't be the long standing means of communication. Things like Teams will one day eliminate emails. In the mean time however, I'd love to not have to have more than one tab open :)

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                                    134 comments  ·  Public » Interoperability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Hi everyone — good news and bad news. Good news is that I have an update from Engineering. Bad news is that they just let me know this has hit some road blocks and we won’t be hitting July’s target date. This is now expected to be delivered in September.

                                    I am sorry for the delay and will update you as this gets nearer to completion! Feel free to ping me if you want to be a beta tester for this feature!

                                    Thanks and hope everyone is enjoying their summer,
                                    Suphatra

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                                        460 comments  ·  Public » Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                                        Suphatra,

                                        To simply answer your questions:

                                        1) I would prefer it to be synchronous with Skype for Business.
                                        2) Simple answer: User Adoption & no chat history for chats that are Teams to Skype For Business.

                                        2) Long Answer: Microsoft Teams feels like a soft launched product. Because you're not killing off Skype for Business, people will continue to use it while others in their organizations want to use Teams. The push has to come from either the organization or Microsoft to get full adoption of Teams within organizations. Until such a time, I feel like you will continue to have users who are using both products. That's just my thought anyway.

                                        Arden ShackelfordArden Shackelford commented  · 

                                        I think this is key, especially if an organization has multiple departments using either Teams or SFB. That way people are still able to see the statuses without having to open multiple applications.

                                        This may also help in a phase in of Teams and a phase out of SFB within some organizations.

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