So I know that ground can send aircraft to parking. But what if they were able to select the gate for you to go to as well. This could show gates already occupied by planes and gates already assigned for planes to go to.
So once you have your gate its your gate. No one else can steal it. This may progress the world where Tower and Ground would have to be two different people because of the extra workload, but why not? Lets make it more realistic to be ground control.