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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

Creating Lists and following up with projects

Microsoft Lists is an evolution of traditional SharePoint Lists with lots of new upgrades. We now have the option to create personal lists for following up on our own tasks. It also has lots of pre-built templates for asset management, tasks, events, recruiting, and so on. This is a huge help in managing our projects. Earlier, we were able to manage lists separately from the browser or even a mobile app. Now, we have an easier option to use them within Microsoft Teams by creating a new list or even opening an existing list. It's the same process as we follow for Tasks and Milestones, so the Lists app needs to be searched for in the app store and then installed, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 2.34 – Search for Lists in the app store

After Lists has been installed, we need to add it to a channel.

Figure 2.35 – Choosing the correct channel

After we click on...