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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

Teams live events

Live events in MS Teams are a feature for setting up a broadcast meeting. Live events are used for one-to-many communication. Unlike regular meetings, these live events aren't meant for collaboration. Instead, they are used for broadcasting information to large audiences. With that said, live events can accommodate 10,000 participants. During this pandemic time, the limit has been increased to 20,000 until the end of January 2022. In live events, attendees wouldn't be able to interact except for Q&A (if enabled). An example of when MS Teams live events would be useful in an organization is when an executive would like to share important announcements with all their employees.

There are certain roles to be understood for the effective usage of MS Teams live events. Let's learn about the roles involved in live events:

  • Organizers: Organizers are the ones who schedule the live events, configure the live event settings, invite attendees, and...