Microsoft Teams — Features and Benefits for Your Business Collaboration

Designed to improve teamwork and boost collaboration, Teams is now used by over 120,000 worldwide. Teams provides a comprehensive, collaborative solution that boosts productivity and efficiency. With a cloud-based architecture, Teams can be accessed anywhere—and is supported on Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. Office 365 comes in a free version and commercial version, depending on the [...]

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Have Teams and Skype for Business Reached Feature Parity?

Have Teams and Skype for Business Reached Feature Parity?

Inequal to the Task As discussed frequently on this blog, updates to Teams have been pouring in over the last year. Teams will eventually replace Skype for Business, so it was big news at Microsoft’s Inspire partner show when it was announced that the two solutions had achieved feature parity. The claim has raised more [...]

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Microsoft Teams Goes Through a Growth Spurt

Microsoft Teams Goes Through a Growth Spurt

Like any 1-year-old, Microsoft Teams is growing at a cracking pace. New features are popping up by the day—so many that most can only be discussed in amalgam. Accordingly, here are our top twelve recent and any-day-now updates for Microsoft Teams. Why twelve? Depending on your setup, any one of these updates could completely change [...]

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Data Retention Policies for Teams Now Available

Data Retention Policies for Teams Now Available

Teams Cleans Data Seams –  In data retention, a delicate balance must be kept. On the one hand is the need to delete older data to proactively mitigate damaging security breaches or litigation. Additionally, it’s important to clear data clutter for users, to help ensure they have only the information they need. On the other hand are pressures to keep data. These can [...]

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Microsoft Teams Gets a Big Update

The Biggest Appdate Yet Microsoft’s collaboration tool Teams got a whole lot of new functionality this week. It’s the biggest release for the program since its launch last March. The focus this time is clearly on apps, efficiency, and centralization. Apps integrated with Teams are now more easily managed with a personal apps space and adding more with the in-Teams app [...]

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A Better Buggy Beta – PowerShell Module for Teams

Scripting for Success Microsoft’s PowerShell scripting module for Teams updated to version 0.9.1 last December, but as Tony Redmond points out in a recent article, it’s still infested with both bugs and design flaws. That doesn’t stop him, however, from jumping into a variety of useful cmdlets for the module, walking through scripts for PowerShell [...]

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