Remote work is increasingly popular, and it’s no wonder why. Working remotely has many benefits for employers and employees alike. Still, there are some challenges that often need to be addressed, both within the office and its technology.
Microsoft Teams is a very useful tool for collaborating with others all around the world — or even just those in your office. But one thing that can make it better is the proper hardware.
Nearly half of all employee workers in America now work from home either some or all of the time. Remote work is increasing in popularity, and it's likely to continue to increase in the future. In a few decades, most employees may work from home, and offices may be entirely decentralized.
Years ago, video conferencing had a bad reputation: it was grainy, lagged, and dropped. Today, video conferencing is being used with quickly growing frequency throughout many industries. Video conferencing makes it easier for employees to connect with each other, with clients, and with vendors, and it needs to be adopted by many companies. Poly RealConnect for Teams and Microsoft Teams for collaboration makes it easier than ever to embrace video conferencing.
Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business both offer the ability to call into a meeting instead of using a video device. Why is this useful? Here are some major advantages to being able to use a Microsoft Teams conference call rather than a video call.
Before setting up Microsoft Teams, you need to make sure that your organization is ready. The way you build your MS Teams architecture is going to control how people use MS Teams moving into the future; a well-organized system is going to be a well-used system. If you don't have the proper processes and training in place, you may end up with more confusion than productivity.
MS Teams is a powerful, robust platform. It facilitates collaboration, serves as a central communication hub for the business, and integrates directly into existing solutions. While simple to use, MS Teams has many distinct, complex options, and an array of unique features and integrations. Following Microsoft's recommendations will make it easier for you to leverage MS Teams to its fullest extent.
Microsoft Teams and Slack have been battling it out for market share, but which is best for your business? It ultimately depends on the environment that you prefer and the features that you need. While MS Teams and Slack may seem similar at the outset, there are some notable differences that may make one solution better suited to your organization.
Connecting to your team has never been easier than with Microsoft Teams — and the new Live Events feature provides a convenient portal through which your organization can host important seminars, meetings, and outreach events.
Should your sales team use Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams for their internal communications? While Skype for Business has been the industry standard for many years, Microsoft Teams is a newer and well-integrated technology that is quickly gaining traction. Not only does Microsoft Teams have a number of advantages over Skype for Business, but Skype for Business may also not be around much longer.