In the months since we first wrote about some key features that were missing before Teams would truly achieve parity with Skype for Business, significant progress has been made. None of our posts on this subject have been intended to demean the functionality of Skype-like functions within Teams. It’s a great tool, and we’ve helped Read more about True Teams – Skype for Business Parity is Getting Closer[…]
It’s been awhile since we’ve added a new post. We’ve been busy creating intranets and other cool things for several of our clients. However, we promised to keep you up to date about the latest and greatest new features in Teams, and especially those things related to the Skype for Business parity with Teams as Read more about Teams Communications Update June 2019[…]
Not long ago, we posted an article “Teams/Skype Parity” about functional parity between Skype for Business and the parallel Microsoft Teams communications tools. In that post, we misspoke, suggesting there was no federated chat function within Teams. It turns out that Teams does include federated chat. There is a key difference between how the two Read more about Teams Federated Chat Lives! Well, Sorta.[…]
Microsoft has added key Skype for Business features to Teams. These updates represent a similar, but separate product and feature set, designed to improve communications within Teams. While Microsoft has not implemented all of the new functions, the existing communications tools have a lot to offer. There are some neat new features! Microsoft says the Read more about Microsoft announces Teams/Skype Parity. Will they really be equal?[…]
AKA Teams Evolution part 2 I gave this presentation at Bos365 on Oct 18, 2018 and SPS New England 2018 Here’s the deck: More to come I will post about event after the presentation, so come again.
WSC President and Microsoft Teams expert Mike Dixon will be discussing changes to the popular Teams App inside Office 365 in two upcoming events: The Boston Office 365 User Group on Thursday, Oct. 18, and during SharePoint Saturday New England, at 2:15 p.m. SharePoint Saturday is a great opportunity to learn; check the event schedule Read more about Teams Evolution Part 2 coming soon[…]
There’s much more than meets the eye inside the Teams Files Tab. More and more companies are using Teams—at last count, the figure topped 200,000—but few of those we’ve worked with understand the full power of the Files Tab. Our experience suggests that some people may not be getting the full value out of what Read more about The Hidden Magic Inside the Teams Files Tab[…]
How cool would it be to access dozens of Office 365 and SharePoint experts in one room, all at the same time, and for free? The Boston Office 365 User Group and the Boston, New Hampshire and Rhode Island SharePoint Users Groups are teaming up on August 28 at SPTechCon, to do just that. WSC Read more about Meet Mike at SPTechcon![…]
Is Teams Microsoft’s Slack killer? Many companies have gone to great lengths to implement Slack, even adding the pricey premium version. With all that time and effort invested in Slack, why should you move to Teams? Guest blogger David Lozzi offers a detailed look at the many ways Teams is overtaking Slack.
What Is Teams? Microsoft refers to Teams as a platform that combines workplace chat, meetings, notes, and attachments. What does that mean? Think of Teams as a hub—a hub that lets you delegate. A team owner can add members and even upgrade them to owners, who, in turn, can add other new members. From Teams, Read more about What is Microsoft Teams?[…]