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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

Validating your network health during a Teams meeting

Microsoft Teams is built so that it can work effectively even in low-bandwidth scenarios. But there are cases where we will experience poor audio/video quality during a Teams meeting.

When end users experience poor call quality, they can use a few strategies to assist their internal support staff, as well as Microsoft, by debugging such circumstances when they open an incident with Microsoft.

We will look through a few options that can be helpful in troubleshooting such scenarios. The main thing to remember is that when we experience such issues, it's always highly recommended to reproduce the situation and perform the following actions.

A live call can be now monitored with the option called Call health from the Teams client.

This can be checked when a live call is happening by clicking on the three dots at the top and by selecting the Call health option.

Figure 10.17 – Choosing Call...