Microsoft Teams vs Groups vs Channels: What They Are and How They're Different

What is the difference between Microsoft Groups and Teams? Though they both facilitate teamwork, they operate differently. Teams, Groups, and Team Channels are all specific entities within the Microsoft framework. Here's how they work, what their advantages are, and when you would be most likely to use them.

Tips for Using Microsoft Teams for Project Management - CWPS

Microsoft Teams makes it easy to connect everyone at once. That doesn't just mean better teamwork and innovation -- it also means better project management. Through Microsoft Teams, you can facilitate better project-related results, from improving communication to keeping work accessible. Here are a few tips for using Microsoft Teams for your project management needs.

SharePoint vs. Teams - Understanding The Differences Between Microsoft's Collaboration Tools - CWPS

While both SharePoint and Microsoft Teams facilitate collaboration, they're different tools with different goals. With SharePoint already being a major part of many organization's business processes -- and Microsoft Teams being a new, next-generation collaboration system -- many organizations may be wondering how both tools will fit in. 

The Advantages of Using Microsoft Teams and Planner Together - CWPS

While Microsoft Teams is a complete collaboration solution, it can still be augmented with the use of project management and task management technologies. Microsoft Planner is a task management tool that is easy to directly integrate with the rest of Microsoft Teams, adding value and effectiveness for employees. 

How To Create A Shared Calendar In Microsoft Teams - CWPS

Microsoft Teams comes with a number of features intended to improve collaboration among team members. One of the most useful features is the shared Microsoft Team calendar, which makes it possible for team members to strategize and meet project deadlines effectively. In this post, you will learn how to create a shared calendar in Microsoft Teams.

7 Ways to Use Office 365 Teams' Live Event Feature - CWPS

The Microsoft Teams app has many features that are excellent for day-to-day tasks, but there are also powerful features that you may not use every day. While you might have daily text chats, review reports using meetings, and place calls through Microsoft Teams, you're not as likely to host live events constantly. Nevertheless, live events may be an excellent way to improve internal and external engagement.

Tips for Securing Your Team Collaboration Tools - CWPS

With Teams, employees can easily work together even remotely and to bring external partners into project conversations. However, as useful as this is, it creates a problem: some of these individuals may be working in insecure locations or through insecure endpoints. Greater levels of flexibility come with greater security concerns. So how does Microsoft Teams keep conversations secure?

5 Ways to Drive Sales With Microsoft Teams' Meeting Solutions - CWPS

From online meeting tools to client-facing features, sales departments have a lot to gain from a migration to Microsoft Teams. Through Microsoft Teams, sales departments have the ability to coordinate and communicate both internally and externally, streamlining their processes and capturing leads quickly. 

How to Schedule a Meeting in Microsoft Teams - CWPS

Sometimes a meeting is the only way to get something done fast. Microsoft Teams makes it easy to set up meetings, whether you need to meet with your entire group or one-on-one. Here's how to set up, customize, and hold a Microsoft Teams meeting. 

Reducing Internal Emails With Microsoft Teams' Instant Messaging For Business - CWPS

Modern employees send and receive an average of 86 work-related emails a day, with a third of their time at the office spent reading their emails. Not only is this unproductive, but it's also burdensome. Employees continuously feel as though their work is being interrupted and they aren't accomplishing much. Reducing the number of emails sent back-and-forth between employees can have real impacts on productivity, not to mention job satisfaction. Here's how Microsoft Teams instant messaging for business can help.