Office 365 - Making life easier

Introducing Microsoft Teams

Phil Scattergood · 14 May 2019

Are you constantly getting attachments by email from your colleagues? Is it getting difficult to know which version of the attachment is the most up to date?

It can get really confusing if there are more than a few people involved or if you are perhaps spread across multiple locations. Rolling up to a meeting with a document that has already been updated can be really frustrating. 

However, there is a better way. Technology has advanced way beyond email & attachments – that’s almost as old school as a blackboard!  

Let's imagine a scenario in which all of your colleagues can look at the same file, at the same time and all work towards the same goal. Everyone gets the same update, at the same time, with no outdated versions to worry about. All before the meeting starts. How easy would that be?

It's actually not that hard. The best ways to bring your team together and have everyone on the same page is to find a solution that allows instant, real-time collaboration. and your Office 365 subscription has one, already built in. Introducing Microsoft Teams. Available on phone, tablet desktop or Mac. And it's free as a part of your subscription.

Microsoft Teams give you the ability to create a single, or several teams. You choose who to add to each team, then it's simple to schedule & conduct video meetings, real-time chat, share files and stay updated. As a part of our "getting more from your Office 365" series, we will be exploring how you can get this happening - because it's already there!

Here at Your IT Team, we love Microsoft Teams. We use it every day to communicate and share information across 3 states, multiple teams and even have some of our clients and contractors on board.

So. What’s holding you back? Ditch the past, check out Teams, and step into seamless teamwork! 

Read on, or contact us to find out how we can streamline the way that you do business.

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Phil Scattergood

Phil Scattergood

Hi, I’m Phil With almost 20 years in Tech Support, I’m passionate about helping people demystify technology. Technology in your terms is the way I like to think. I love what I do, who I do it with, and who I do it for. As an avid fan of motorcycling, kayaking, and traveling, I'm often on the move. But that doesn't stop me from getting the job done. I love the idea of cloud-computing, working from anywhere, and teaching others to do the same. I believe in old-fashioned customer service, which means being available, talking to people, taking the time to understand the issues that people have, and then helping them get it right. If you have questions about the technology that you are using, feel free to send them through. I don’t always have the answers, but I certainly can help you find them!

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