7 out of the top 20 community requested improvements appear set to be addressed by the Skype for Business Server 2015 release.
|1||164||Better Response Groups||Yes, partial|
|2||128||Convert sefautil.exe to standard shell cmdlets|
|3||127||Request to take control (for helpdesk)|
|4||123||ability to save a contact's number along with pauses and DTMF|
|5||119||Bring back the pre-SP1 emoticons|
|6||100||Ability to manage Hotkeys|
|7||97||Rule based call forwarding|
|8||93||REAL single PIN for Lync and Exchange|
|9||89||Forwarding on busy|
|10||73||Lync client for Mac improvements||Promised|
|11||73||Remove steps from the Lync 2013 Client call transfer process||Yes, partial|
|12||70||Admin level ability to disable Hide My Picture in Lync Client|
|13||68||Response Group Delay||Maybe|
|14||59||Busy on busy|
|15||58||Change status to Off-Work based on working hours|
|16||55||Expansion of Emoticons|
|17||50||Push IMs To All Clients||Yes|
|18||49||Lync Phone Edition should support DHCP timezone|
|19||48||Revamp the Desktop Sharing engine||Yes|
|20||47||Raise hand feature in conferences|
1 Better Response Groups – Scalability improvements are known at this time.
10 Lync client for Mac improvements – Microsoft has promised to address this and in the mean time some improvements
11 Remove steps from the Lync 2013 Client call transfer process – From screenshots and demonstrations it looks like one click/hover was removed, so improved some!
13 Response Group Delay – Will scalability/performance improvements help with this? No guarantee
17 Push IMs To All Clients – Looks to be addressed in mobile client.
19 Revamp the Desktop Sharing engine – “10 times less bandwidth utilization than Lync 2013 RTM”