Microsoft Office 365 – the cloud-based business productivity suite, a leading name among business communication solutions, needs no introduction. It is the most smart, comprehensive and secure cloud service for business communication.
It provides organizations with productivity services including Skype for Business for video conferencing, hosted email for business with Exchange Online, cloud storage – OneDrive for Business and various applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, OneNote, Access and several other services as shown in the graphics below:
Recently, Microsoft rolled out its chat-based workspace Microsoft Teams in Office 365. Let’s discuss how it helps different teams in an organization to work better:
Microsoft Teams helps your team work together in a better way by overcoming the challenges shown above and bringing the conversations, notes, files, meetings and more together at one place for smooth team collaboration.
A digital workspace, Microsoft Team provides four basic things for team communication – chat space, a hub for teamwork, security features and customization options.
With modern communication features like audio calling via mobile devices; video calling on Android, soon to be rolled out on Windows phones and iOS; capability to email a channel with attachments; receiving notifications for all channel posts; sending messages with markdown formatting and receiving all notifications for posts in a channel; you can keep everyone in the team engaged.
Hub for teamwork
With Office 365 services and applications like Word, OneNote, PowerPoint, Excel, Power BI and SharePoint integrated in the Microsoft Teams, give team the information it needs at one place.
Also, get support for open, public teams in an organization. Here, you also get better meeting experience with scheduling abilities, integrated calendar availability for the team, added recurrence and easier transition from chat to video and voice.
Security features for trust
Microsoft Teams utilizes enterprise-grade, hyper-scale cloud of Office 365, providing the best in class compliance and security capabilities that one expects from Microsoft. It supports international standards like SOC1, SOC2, ISO270001, HIPAA and EU Model Clauses.
Microsoft Teams gets auto provisioned with Office 365 and includes an accessibility feature which makes it possible for team members with low vision, limited dexterity, or other disabilities to chat in teams or privately by using a screen reader and keyboard shortcuts.
Since every team has unique requirements, so they can use Tabs, Bots and Connectors to customize their space with Microsoft Teams. With nearly 150 integrations, including available and coming soon ones like Bots from Growbot, hipmunk and ModuleQ; Trello and SAP and more; get vital services and apps of Microsoft Teams – an ideal hub for team working.
Here’s a video to demonstrate how Microsoft Teams can help you in chatting, socializing and doing meetings with a group.
Over 50,000 organizations are now using Microsoft Teams for improving the way their teams work. Start using Microsoft Teams today! Get In Touch with our Office 365 expert now.
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