Worldwide demand for Microsoft Teams has grown rapidly in the past week, with a growth of 44 Million active users. A result of home workers needing to find new ways to communicate with their co-workers due to COVID-19.
Health and Education sectors have shown adoption too with recent use cases including doctors consulting with patients via Teams, and teachers using the app to connect with students as schools close in many countries.
Key benefits of Teams
One centralised hub
Integration with Office 365
Customise Teams through APIs and bot frameworks
Enterprise security & compliance
Active Directory integration with Azure
No extra cost to Office 365 users
Teams was launched in 2017 and has become Microsoft’s core communication tool, replacing Skype for Business Online and incorporating features such as background blur - especially welcomed by those who were not expecting such a sudden switch from the office meaning the experience is easier to adopt.
Help your team adopt Teams fast...
Here are three resources to help your team adapt to using teams.
Learn fundamentals with this Microsoft Teams Quickstart guide
Learn how to use the meetings and calls functionality of Teams
Learn how to use video in Microsoft Teams, e.g. live events,