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Using Microsoft Teams for Project Work

[fa icon="calendar"] 8/18/23 3:05 PM / by Deb Cullerton

Using Microsoft Teams for project work

Well, we just finished teaching a bunch of Working Sm@rt + Teams classes over the last four months, and while I'm a little tired of explaining the difference between Teams, a team, a chat, and a channel (really Microsoft???), I'm more jazzed than ever about this tool and the potential productivity gains when people use it well!

As more and more of us are working from home or a hybrid model, keeping in touch and working together as a team has become a top priority. Enter Microsoft Teams - a tool that makes it super easy to stay connected, organized, and on top of your game. Let's dive into some of the amazing benefits MS Teams has to offer for all your project work needs.

  1. Centralized Chats - Teams has got all your team's chats and updates in one place, so you never miss a beat. Plus, it integrates with other Microsoft tools like SharePoint, OneNote, and Planner, making it a one-stop shop for all project info and resources.

  2. Better Collaboration - Teams has real-time document collaboration, screen sharing, and virtual meetings all built-in, so you and your team can work together more efficiently. Bye-bye, endless email chains!

  3. Organized Workflow - Teams has channels for different projects or topics and tagging options to make sure everyone's on the same page. No more scrambling to find the right chat thread!

  4. Productivity Boost - With centralized chats, better collaboration, and a well-organized workflow, Teams helps boost your team's productivity. More time to focus on getting things done!

  5. Always Accessible - Teams is available on desktop, laptop, tablet, and smartphone, so you can stay connected and productive, no matter where you are. Work from the beach, why not?

In a nutshell, MS Teams is a total game-changer for project work. From making communication a breeze to boosting productivity, it's got everything you need to stay connected, organized, and focused on delivering results. If you haven't jumped on the MS Teams bandwagon yet, it's time to give it a try and if you'd like to shorten the learning curve and accelerate your teams' results, click here to schedule an informational call with Gene Venuto.

Topics: Organizational &Talent Development, Productivity for All, All About Teams, HR Executives

Deb Cullerton

Written by Deb Cullerton

Managing Partner at PMA and passionate about developing leaders