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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 2: Project Management in Teams

We feel more at ease following up with teammates, detecting barriers, updating our projects, and keeping track of our projects when we have a proper project management mechanism in place. Project management also serves as a fundamental criterion for defining stakeholders, adding connected workforces, classifying budget allocation, permissions, and other aspects that are required for any new requirements to be successfully met.

The Microsoft Teams unified collaboration capabilities put all of the key aspects of project management together in one place. Having scheduled/instant meetings, coauthoring in a single file, communication between project members, and inviting external vendors/partners are all possible, which makes Microsoft Teams one of the best project management tools to come along with the Microsoft 365 suite of products, with no additional cost.

In this chapter, we'll go over the actions that will help us be more efficient...