Create Departments

Modified on Wed, 24 May 2023 at 09:27 PM

Departments are virtual “offices” where a group of people can discuss a specific topic. Teamly departments allow you to organize team communication. For example, you can create a Support, Sales, Engineering etc... department and add relevant users to them. Departments can be named in ways that make most sense to your organization. 

Select a project and click on the "+" icon next to Departments.

Add the department name, description, select an icon color and set the visibility to public or private (Pro and Business plans). Click on Create.

Note: Every Teamly workspace will have a General department which is public and includes all users.

To move a department from Public to Private or Private to Public (on a paid plan), right-click on the department in the left side panel and select Edit

Toggle the public/private department setting.

Private departments have a lock icon and will also indicate if its private or public at the top right side of the department's name.

⚠️ Click on a department's name to drag/drop and sort.

Invite users to a private department by clicking on the department's name.

Click on Edit details.

There you will see a list of existing users in the project or workspace that can be invited into the department.

⚠️ If you've reached your plan's department limit you will see the following message. Upgrade your account to add more departments.

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