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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

Using the Milestones app and Teams for superior project management

With the Milestones app in Microsoft Teams, we can incorporate our project management within Teams. The features and functionalities of Milestones are similar to those seen in Tasks and Planner. As mentioned earlier, we will be exploring all the project management methodologies that are present in Teams, and we will be using the preferred method based on each project type. A huge benefit of using Milestones is that it stands unique due to the fact that it was built using the Power Apps Dataverse platform. This low-code data platform enables admins to provide the best customized view from top to bottom.

To get started, navigate to the Apps section and search for milestones.

Figure 2.18 – Search for the Milestones app

On the next screen, we will see the option Add to a team and a summary of the look and feel of Milestones once utilized properly. Here, we have to choose the option Add...