Right now, Workspace is great for 1-1 conversations and for teams to collaborate around a specific task or topic of interest. One area where it falls short is for ad hoc muti-user chats. For instance, tonight I'd like to coordinate with my two colleagues as to when we'll meet in the hotel lobby for breakfast tomorrow. In Workspace, I'd have to create a space, name it, add the two of them to it, then start chatting....only to delete the space a couple of minutes later when we have chosen a time. Of course, I can text them, or email, or whatever, but I'd like to be able to do this easily in Workspace.
I'd love to be able to create an ad hoc chat with multiple users without going through the steps of creating a space. When I'm in a DM with someone, I'd like to see a button to "add someone to this chat" and clicking it will allow me to search for a person and then create a space for the three of us.
This type of space would be short-lived; perhaps there would be a "leave space" button and once everyone has left it, it would be deleted. Or perhaps the originator can have a "delete space" button which removes the space from everyone's list. There could also be a "convert to space" button to make it like any other space.
This Sametime-like feature is one of the most commonly asked questions when I show Workspace to someone!
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