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Hands-On Microsoft Teams - Second Edition

By : João Ferreira
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Hands-On Microsoft Teams - Second Edition

By: João Ferreira

Overview of this book

Microsoft Teams is a permanent fixture in the modern workplace, but many of its productivity-boosting features go unnoticed or unused. Hands-On Microsoft Teams shows you how to use Teams to its full potential through easy-to-follow practical tutorials. This guide to mastering Teams explores the platform in comprehensive detail and how it interacts with the rest of the Microsoft ecosystem to help you work efficiently and manage your resources. You'll get to grips with core functionality like setting up and managing teams, channels, chats, tabs, and meetings. You'll also learn to get the best out of Teams by adding custom apps, integrating with Microsoft 365, using PowerShell automation, and exploring useful settings you didn't know existed. Along the way, you'll be shown various real-world scenarios and how to implement solutions for them in Teams that will increase your productivity. Whether you're an administrator, manager, or team member, by the end of this book you'll be confident in using everything Microsoft Teams has to offer.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
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What is a team?

A team is a group of people that can represent a department, a project, a class, or even a sports team. Besides grouping people, Microsoft Teams also gathers a set of tools that allows members to share information and work together.

The following scenarios will be used to explain how you can tailor a team according to a set of predefined requirements. In this book you will find a few scenarios used to explain Microsoft Teams' features. They do not cover all the industry sectors but can be easily adjusted to other contexts.

Team scenario #1: Mary, the marketing manager

Mary is the marketing manager for a multinational company, leading a global marketing team currently working on a worldwide campaign for the holidays. Mary has created a team in Microsoft Teams that allows her to do the following:

  • Keep conversations about the campaign with other members of the marketing department
  • Share documents about the campaign
  • ...