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  1. More like Yammer/Slack/HipChat Channels or Rooms

    Need persistent group chats between office teams. Like Yammer Team concept, but for Skype. This encourages teamwork, friendship, community within the workplace.

    It's currently cumbersome to re-start group conversations on Skype for Business.

    533 votes
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    • Apply a name to Group Conversation

      When creating a chat with a group of users the name displays as Conversation (6 Participants) If we create several of these chats we have no way to determine what group is what and need a way to determine chat groups.

      230 votes
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      • Persistent chat support for all supported platforms

        Please add persistent chat support for all platforms, ios, android, osx

        106 votes
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        • Upload videos into a meeting

          Allow to upload a video file into a meeting instead of having to embed into a PowerPoint file

          103 votes
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          • group chat - history and persistance

            I should be able to have history for group chats.

            Also, group chats should be able to persist between conversations

            60 votes
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            • slack type integration

              It would be nice to have the same type of invitation, bot-api, and web gateway that slack provides but for persistent chat. For use cases I envision quickly adding external collaborators and unifying notification services into dedicated channels (jira, nagios, etc)

              39 votes
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              • S4B Integration into Yammer

                Provide integration into Yammer from S4B. This will provide similar context to what Cisco have done with Spark. For example, within a Yammer Group, I should be able to call via S4B - either online or using my client if installed.

                37 votes
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                • Unify persistent chat notifications

                  Provide an option for persistent chat rooms to have the same type of notification settings as normal/group chats. (ie, icon flashing, tab highlighting, etc) Currently, the only two options are a small mark for unread messages or intrusive popup.

                  http://lync.ideascale.com/a/dtd/Unify-persistent-chat-notifications/711675-16285

                  25 votes
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                  • Power Point presenter mode when sharing of screen

                    When I share a Powerpoint presentation over skype I would like to have the presenter view on my screen. Like when you have extended screen option to a projector, so that yuo can see what is coming up next and that you can read your notes while presenting.

                    22 votes
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                    • Copy the names of attendees

                      I need a record of the attendees that come to a meeting! Provide a copy text export feature

                      20 votes
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                      • 16 votes
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                        • 16 votes
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                          • Allow to draw like Office Communicator to send quick and efficient visuals.

                            Allow the ability to draw either with a mouse or a Cintiq in a different tab.
                            This helps with better descriptive visuals for ideas while on a meeting.

                            9 votes
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                            • Persistent chat - pChat Participants number not updated after failback

                              Why after a Failover and a Failback of a failed Skype for Business Pool, without any interruption on PChat Services or CMS, the pChat Participants is not correct, some users can see several participants other can see other number, the information is not updated, in some cases this could take 24 hours to be updated, only after a restart of the pChat services the participants’ information is correct updated. Is Possible update faster the Participants presence after a failback without restart the services of all PChat servers in the pool?

                              8 votes
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                              • Schedule or manually trigger time keeping sounds, to help track meeting time

                                Give the meeting organiser the ability to schedule/automatically trigger, or manually trigger at any time throughout the meeting, sounds to track the progress of the meeting and advise users of time remaining.
                                These should be non-interfering but still noticeable sounds or clips to advise when half of the meeting time has expired, when only a quarter of the time is left, etc.

                                For example a meeting of 60 minutes would make a sound at 30 minutes, 45 minutes, 50 minutes, 55 minutes and then 60 minutes.

                                7 votes
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                                • with Skype for business, have it pop to the latest IM please?

                                  I have 6-10 txt IMs going at the same time, it would be nice to have the latest message pop to foreground.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Remove Outlook pop-up when opening single occurrence of repeating Skype meeting

                                    When opening a repeating meeting (in Outlook), you are first asked whether you'd like to open the occurrence or the entire series. After selecting occurrence, you are greeted by another pop-up letting you know changes to this occurrence will not affect the Skype meeting series.
                                    This is obvious. I already selected only the occurrence. The only purpose this serves is slowing down my opening the meeting by 1.6 seconds.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • persistent chat guests

                                      Please allow a way for persistent chat rooms to allow off-site guests. We have a number of groups with external collaborators where it would be useful to grant communication access w/o having to create a local Lync account for them.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • dabb emojis

                                        becasue every kid is sad that they dont have a dabb emoji for when they roast someone

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Broadcast not to record meetings when record not selected

                                          We have been trialling Skype for Business Broadcast and it has a lot of good features. The fact that you cannot delete a meeting is a real problem and has been discussed on other feedback. We have found that even when you do not record the meeting, it stays there. If you enter the link after the meeting has finished it will replay the meeting.

                                          Whilst not being able to delete meetings when you specify record is a problem we can get around it. The fact that non-recorded meetings actually are will stop us using the product and needs to…

                                          3 votes
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