Microsoft Teams is a workplace collaboration platform developed by Microsoft that allows individuals and teams to communicate, collaborate, and share information in real-time. It is exclusive to users of Microsoft 365, and it is designed to streamline communication and increase productivity by bringing together chat, meetings, file sharing, and app integration into a single platform. If you’re not already using Teams and want to learn more about how it works, we have a blog about it.
Over the past few years, Microsoft 365, the cloud-powered version of Microsoft Office has become the standard in UK businesses. While users love the fact that you can now use your Office apps from any device, many of them haven’t explored the full potential of the software that comes bundled with Microsoft 365. There’s much more than just Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Let’s take a look at the other parts of your Microsoft 365 subscription.
Microsoft recently announced the upcoming release of Windows 11. It has been over 6 years since a full, numbered release of Windows and there are several improvements to both the front and back-end of the Windows platform coming in the latest version.
More and more businesses are shifting to a full- or part-time home working. At the same time ransomware attacks, phishing attempts, data breaches, and dark web leaks are becoming more prevalent. That’s why it is more important than ever to have full visibility and control over what company data is being accessed, by who, and where from.
Teams has seen an explosion of growth over the past year and Microsoft seems determined to make it the centrepiece of the Office 365 experience. Despite this, we are still surprised by the number of businesses we encounter who do not use Teams – even those who do use other Microsoft applications. While it struggled to compete with alternatives like Slack or Skype when it launched, Microsoft has been busy adding more features, and today Microsoft Teams is one of the best tools available to keep in touch with your co-workers and stay productive.