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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

The new Teams view-only experience

MS Teams meetings have a limit of 1,000 interactive users, which means that attendees can experience all features of the meetings such as audio, video, shared content, and more, once enabled in that meeting. This may lead to the following questions for MS Teams users, specifically in the new work culture of remote working:

  • What happens if there are more than 1,000 attendees?
  • Is it a hardcoded limit of 1,000?

Microsoft has addressed these questions by adding a feature called the view-only experience. With this new view-only experience, a Teams meeting can have up to 10,000 attendees. Wow, that's great news!

Please note that your MS Teams administrator needs to enable this option.

Let's explore what exactly this view-only experience means from an attendee's point of view:

  • If the meeting capacity has been reached, meaning there are 1,000 attendees in a meeting, a participant who joins after this will get...