Microsoft Teams empower your Firstline Workers with new capabilities.
- Plan and create schedules with Shifts
With Shifts, your schedule management tool now available in Teams, managers can easily plan and create shift schedules, and team members can review schedules and make shift requests from their mobile devices, all in real time.
Availability: Shifts is rolling out this month.
- Customize your mobile Teams experience and leverage new mobile features
With the new customizable mobile experience available today, Firstline Workers can customize their navigation menu to have the features most important to them at their fingertips. In addition, Firstline Workers can leverage new mobile features such as: location sharing and smart camera, as well as the ability to record and share audio messages. Lastly, IT administrators can now also give each employee role-based access to the primary Teams features they need.
Availability: The customizable mobile experience and new mobile features are available starting today.
- Integrate your workforce management system with Teams using a Graph API for Shifts
The Graph API for Shifts, the schedule management tool in Teams, is the first of a set of new APIs that enable organizations to integrate their existing workforce management systems with Teams. Available in public preview, the new API makes integration between Shifts and enterprise scheduling systems possible, enabling seamless access to workforce management systems for managers and employees, right from Teams.
Availability: The Graph API for Shifts will be in public preview this quarter.
- Celebrate your team with Praise
The new Praise tool, rolling out this quarter, gives managers and employees a simple way to recognize co-workers, right in the Teams app where the whole team can see it. Taking steps to engage and recognize employees can go a long way to improving their satisfaction, and reducing turnover.
Availability: Praise is rolling out this quarter.