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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 Whiteboard to brainstorm ideas

Microsoft Whiteboard is a free-form digital canvas whiteboard that allows people to brainstorm, discuss their ideas, and collaborate in the same meeting. It provides us with a real-life collaborating experience, complete with digital pens, erasers, and sticky notes, which will undoubtedly aid in collaborating and bringing great ideas to the team. From October 2021, any new whiteboards that are created in Microsoft 365 applications will be stored in OneDrive for Business. This is mainly to provide a rich content management experience for Whiteboard as well.

In our example, we will go through the options that are available in Microsoft Teams for Whiteboard. As a prerequisite, Whiteboard is enabled by default for all Office 365 tenants, however, it's good practice to check with your IT admin to see if Whiteboard is enabled in your Office 365 tenant.

To utilize Whiteboard in Teams when you are in a meeting as a presenter, click on the upward...