6 Part Series on Microsoft Teams and how to get the most from it

Blog 13th August, 2020

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With remote working becoming the new normal, it is essential your employees readily have access to all the files they need, are able to collaborate efficiently and seamlessly while maintaining strong and clear communication. There are many collaboration tools out there offering you many features that help your employees stay productive. Microsoft Teams brings together collaboration and technology through one single application. Check out the 6-part video series from Microsoft on how to optimise using Microsoft Teams within your organisation.

 Say Hello to MS Teams

Microsoft Teams acts as a hub for all your teamwork activities, keeping you connected from wherever you are. Alongside Office 365, Teams consists of a range of features such as activity planner, chat, meetings, and the ability to install a wide-range of applications, it is the one-stop collaborative tool to drive productivity in the workplace. This video covers the basics of how to use teams and how it can work for you.

Learn how to:

  • Recognise how Teams can make it easier (and more fun) to communicate with your co-workers.
  • See how Teams can save time when working and collaborating with co-workers.
  • Understand how Teams can help you manage projects, resources and activities in one central space.

Get started with MS Teams

From chatting and meetings to using teams and channels, Microsoft Teams makes it easy for your business to work collaboratively. This next video in the series covers how to maximise work from home productivity through an understanding of how to set-up meetings, chat and calls, as well as how to align your workgroup and projects 

Learn how to:

  • Set up your profile and notifications
  • Use chat and calling for 1:1 and group conversations
  • Share and collaborate
  • Schedule and conduct meetings
  • Align your work group and projects

Run effective meetings with MS Teams

As businesses continue to work remotely, running productive and efficient meetings is essential. Microsoft Teams enables users to schedule and run meetings all within the application. Additional features such as screen-sharing and chat ensures employees can follow along easily throughout the duration of the meeting.

Learn how to:

  • Use Teams for your entire meeting experience, including
    • Pre-meeting activities
    • In-meeting experiences
    • Post-meeting follow up
  • Easily access important meetings (and content) at any time
  • Assess which audio and video are best for your meeting needs

Tips for taking MS Teams to the next level – Part 1

MS Team’s feature of setting up workspace channels allows for team transparency, a planned workspace to delegate, organise and track tasks, as well as access centralised files.

Through scenario-based teams, this video focuses on effective workspaces, exploring the strategies to determine a best approach for work groups in Teams, and how to design and set up that work group for optimal workspace.

Learn how to:

  • Determine the best approach for your collaborations needs (chat vs teams and channels)
  • Create workspace for your team to provide the best teamwork experience
  • Use a personal team to simplify your productivity
  • Determine best practices in Teams

Tips for taking MS Teams to the next level – Part 2

A continuation of Video 4, Part 2 focuses on strategies and features for managing and organising work and communications in Microsoft Teams. With numerous features across the one platform, this video covers how you can maximise efficiency and productivity within the workplace.

Learn how to:

  • Implement strategies to manage and organise your work
  • Leverage formatting best practices to help get your messages noticed (and responded to)
  • Easily find files, chats and projects
  • Simplify your workday

Switch from Skype for Business to MS Teams

Microsoft Teams extends the capabilities of Skype for you to connect, collaborate and communicate from within a single interface, streamlining the way you work. Discover how to transition from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams efficiently through this video tutorial. 

Learn how to:

  • Set your profile to manage alerts and calls in Microsoft Teams
  • Use familiar Skype for Business features like chat and meetings in Microsoft Teams
  • Use enhanced features such as @mentions, Giphys and offline messaging
  • Understand how you can use Teams for project collaboration

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