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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

Chapter 1: Managing Meetings in Teams

Microsoft Teams is a hub for teamwork in Office 365. A key part of being successful in collaborative work is to stay on top of all meeting schedules and manage them promptly without any overlap. Microsoft Teams helps you to meet in a smarter way and to have focused meetings, which can eventually increase users' productivity.

Microsoft Teams delivers a unique end-to-end meeting experience that features the human element of face-to-face interaction, while helping people stay focused before, during, and after meetings to accomplish more together. Meetings in enterprises have changed drastically, with the majority of the workforce connecting remotely, and, in this chapter, we will cover the key features that are available in Microsoft Teams.

This chapter will cover the following main topics:

  • The various meeting options available in Microsoft Teams to schedule or join meetings
  • Creating surveys, polls, customer feedback, and employee satisfaction via Microsoft Forms
  • Seamless document meeting notes via Microsoft OneNote
  • Using the channel Calendar to stay up to date on a particular Teams channel
  • How Microsoft Bookings helps in organizing meetings and appointments with stakeholders

Upon successful completion of these topics and getting hands-on with a few practice scenarios, you will be fully comfortable in managing your meetings effectively with Microsoft Teams.