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    1 comment  ·  Public » Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    120 comments  ·  Public » Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    As a PM, this is huge--I use this several times a week when I have tough-to-track-down devs/PMs that aren't local to me (aka I can't just go stop by their office) and are frequently not available

    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Definitely not a Must-have (just having tagging is much more important), but: I wish that I could tag someone for a question later and add note text. I often have multiple people that I need to track down at once for different things and would be great to tag someone, add a reason and then have that note reappear next to the status change would be awesome.

    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Hugely important--managing multiple projects with diverse constituents, this can be one of the only ways to get ahold of particularly calendar-heavy people. As I get deeper integrated into Skype for Business, this is becoming more of a daily driver for me (~2-3 year user of SfB)

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    under review  ·  33 comments  ·  Public » Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    This would be very helpful actually. As a minimum, I'd like to be able to define someone as a "Partner"/"Stakeholder" *on the Outlook group level* to be able to send emails to that tier whenever we have a larger announcment as opposed to "Admins"/"Working members". This also would make it easier for people to identify who in a group is a regular and who just depends on the group, etc.

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    219 comments  ·  Public » Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    needs your feedback  ·  Suphatra responded

    Hi folks, we are collecting feedback on this so we can determine prioritization and user need.

    Please comment in the thread below about how this affects you, how you currently add members, and who you think would benefit from this in your organization.

    Thank you!

    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Do DL updates automatically perpetuate to the team? If not then this story isn't fully wrapped up. I've been feeling this already where we've added a DL to our team, but anyone new we have to remember to add--and remove if people leave.

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    109 comments  ·  Public » Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    partially done  ·  Warren responded

    I’m switching the status to Partially Done.

    The request for a Preview Team is still in the works. No new information is available at this time.

    Team Discoverability is still being worked upon, no details are available at this time. If you support this idea please navigate over to the main topic and vote for it! https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/

    Change Prompt: this has been completed
    -Warren

    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Next level would be to recommend top teams based on your AAD structure/role. Don't spam here: suggest only top teams with a certain threshold.

    Many of these hierarchically-based teams you should be automatically added to if it's from a DG. :(

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    76 comments  ·  Public » Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This item is still under review by the feature team. I have no details as to when a decision might happen.

    -Warren

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    777 comments  ·  Public » Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Performance has been and continues to be a big focus area for Teams. One main area we have made improvements in is responsiveness for the most frequent user actions of switching between Chat, Channel, and Activity. We are also focused on reducing resource consumption and application load time. More improvements are on the way.

    ~Alex

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    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Definitely still a resource hog. :(

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    278 comments  ·  Public » UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This feature is still being reviewed by the feature team. No decision has been made yet. I’ll keep you posted.

    -Warren

    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Two thoughts here:

    (1) Switching back and forth between chats and teams feels heavyweight and slow. I agree that there needs to be better continuity here, honestly probably just on one tab.

    (2) The Activity tab is extremely heavyweight feeling. I don't think that it should be a tab, to be honest, but would much better be suited as a notification flyout, similar to how facebook handles their three notification areas. Being able to click on that, see activity, click on it and go to that place would seem much lighterweight, even if it still had a control or two for filtering, etc. Right now, it just feels too big and slow to justify being a full tab.

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    1063 comments  ·  Public » Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Don't use this feature much and haven't yet felt a need for calendar integration.

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    345 comments  ·  Public » Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Just thought of a definite use case: trying to find someone who is around who could answer a question. Right now this is tough virtually and it would be helpful to be able to quickly see--who is active from this channel (Where I know people that might be able to answer this question) that I can quickly message? This would help answer that question. Right now, it's tough and after recognizing it, this is a big gap in making this sticky/useful.

    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Main reasons:

    (1) First off, for fun, to feel that you are actually together in a place.
    (2) It's impossible to tell who's in a channel, how to add / remove them. I honestly never have an idea, don't feel confident that an @ mention "adds" someone to a channel.
    (3) Could be helpful to know how likely you are to receive a message, whether the right people are listening.

    Two implementations that I see:

    (1) It *could* actually show who is on *this channel*, right now, not just in Microsoft Teams. (who is actively participating in conversations, though this may be a lie becuase people can jump back and forth around channels. Perhaps a person's presence actually trails them through channels, meaning that they show up in a channel (a) if they're looking at it right now OR (b) if they've commented/been on the channel in the last two minutes UNLESS they've truly closed Microsoft Teams or have knowingly left. I kind of like that and it does show where someone is present in a more real sense as you frequently may be moving across channels, not just in one)

    This could be interpreted as "whoever is "nearby"/has recently been here (and hasn't fully left". This is the group that likely will see what you're posting unless you @mention the channel.

    (2) It could show, which members of this channel have Microsoft Teams open right now (who will get a notification right now if you @mention the channel)

    There are dangers here that some people may not want to post if certain people are / are not present, etc. But they may not be hugely tangible. Just be aware that this introduces real-life social issues in a new way that may be worth a little consideration.

    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Both to see who all is involved in a channel and who is currently present.

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    408 comments  ·  Public » Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    under review  ·  Warren responded

    The feature team is still reviewing, there is lots of discussion about this item and I hope to have a decision soon.

    -Warren

    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Not sure I would want this. Don't rebuild Outlook, not at this point. Just encourage Outlook to keep getting more modern for now.

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    1155 comments  ·  Public » Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As stated in the last update, the ability to use multiple Teams accounts at the same time is being implemented in stages for Desktop. Faster tenant switching functionality on the Windows client has been rolled out to the public ring fully, and Mac will begin rolling out soon. Work is in progress on cross-tenant notification improvements, and support for multiple accounts on desktop will follow. We’ll keep you posted!

    Note: The ability to use multiple Teams accounts at the same time is supported on iOS & Android today.

    Thanks,
    Alex & the Teams team

    Edited

    matshe@microsoft.com commented  · 

    Not just a single instance. This would be really helpful for getting things done just in Microsoft Teams but working with multiple documents/chats at once.

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