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Reimagine Remote Working with Microsoft Teams

By : Sathish Veerapandian, Harsharanjeet Kaur, Ashok Madhvarayan, Sriram Rajamanickam
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Reimagine Remote Working with Microsoft Teams

By: Sathish Veerapandian, Harsharanjeet Kaur, Ashok Madhvarayan, Sriram Rajamanickam

Overview of this book

The outbreak of the pandemic has forced the world to embrace remote working and the modern style of virtual business. However, end users may find it challenging to cope with this sudden change in working style, not aware of all the features and remote working tools available to make their life easy. Microsoft Teams is an exceptional platform, adopted by many organizations for unified communication and collaboration, and this book will help you to make the most of its capabilities. Complete with step-by-step explanations and screenshots, this book guides you through the topics that you'll find useful in your daily use of Teams. You'll learn how to manage your teams and projects with Microsoft Teams in a structured and organized way. The book provides hands-on information with a focus on the end user side to help corporate users to increase productivity and become a Microsoft Teams superuser. Finally, you'll explore the most effective ways of using the app with best practices and tips and tricks for making the most of the features available for your scenario. By the end of this Microsoft Teams book, you'll have mastered Microsoft Teams and be fully equipped as a modern collaboration end user to effectively increase your remote work productivity.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1 – Managing Your Meetings, Projects, and Workforce
Section 2 – Collaboration, Events, and Communication
Section 3 – All about Security, Client Automation, Teams Etiquette, and Tips and Tricks

Microsoft Teams best practices

The following Microsoft Teams best practices assist users in taking advantage of this powerful collaboration tool. These recommendations assist in Teams governance and contribute toward a better user experience and maximizing productivity. We'll discuss the best practices to be followed in the upcoming sections.

Getting started

Microsoft has several recommendations to be followed by Teams. However, let's start with the first steps toward achieving an ideal collaboration environment:

  • Adjust App Settings: For each device you are using, make sure you go through the settings to make sure they align with your workflow. For example, you can configure the video background settings for a more formal look while attending a video meeting.
  • Teams Training option: The Help option (bottom left) of the Teams desktop app has a dedicated Training section. For new users, this is a recommended option to visit. The short videos...