A chat and collaboration platform designed to simplify group work. Includes file sharing, shared workspaces in Word, Planner, and other apps, video conferencing, and the ability to add external guests.
Step 1. Decide what you'll use it for
Here are a few examples that show how your department could use Teams.
|If you...||You could create a Team to...|
|have frequent meetings with your team to update on work||give updates in the chat space|
|send a group email with an attachment asking for feedback||upload a document and let members feedback in the comment section|
|have a shared drive for a cross-departmental group that you've requested via the Service Desk||store and share files securely in the cloud with anyone in the University|
Step 2. Learn the basics
Whether you prefer to learn as you go, read, or watch videos, there's a resource for everyone.
Watch a series of 1-2 minute videos to get a feel for Microsoft Teams.
Find everything from quick start guides and templates to tips and training videos.
Get a guided tour of Teams to understand the app and learn about key features. You’ll then try out some real actions and help a team make important decisions.
Between the Microsoft resources and on-premise training, you'll be an Office 365 expert in no time.
Step 3. Explore upcoming features
Microsoft are always working improve Teams so that it meet your needs.
A user feedback site that lets you vote for and submit which features comes next.
Learn best practices, news, and trends directly from the team behind Microsoft Teams.
We'll post about any new feature updates and the benefits that come with them.