Working with Office 365 migrations we often get asked about Microsoft Teams – what is it, should we start using it and what are the benefits?

Microsoft Teams enables your employees to work together with features like chat, file sharing, and video calling and is designed to improve teamwork and boost collaboration throughout your organisation – even if some of your staff are working flexibly or remotely. Since its launch in 2017, Microsoft Teams is now used by organisations of all sizes, across the globe who use the platform to make their internal and client business projects run smoothly and efficiently.

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As a cloud-based platform, Microsoft Teams can be accessed anywhere via the desktop or mobile application and is supported on Windows, Mac, as well as iOS and Android – all you need is a connection to the internet.

Here are just a few of the benefits of Microsoft Office 365 Teams:

Reduced time in online meetings

With less time spent on set-up and audio checks, employees can make better use of their time and reduce the time spent in online meetings.

Resources readily available in a cloud-based location

Having files and resources readily available in the cloud saves time on sending documents back and forth between employees, improving time-to-decision making.

Improved security and compliance

Having everything in one place can improve security and compliance when compared to on-site solutions, meaning there is less downtime and less maintenance required.

No switching between applications

Microsoft Teams has a range of applications within the tool, meaning employees don’t have to switch between programmes and everything can be done in one place.

Less travelling for face-to-face meetings

With Teams, there is less need for travelling to face-to-face meetings as everything can be discussed and demonstrated through Microsoft Teams online. Teams of 10 or 10,000 can meet in one place, no matter how many places they’re in.

Better access and collaboration

Never do that frantic, searching-for-files thing ever again. In Teams you can access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real time.

Increased transparency

No longer do you have to worry about who to put on cc in an email or who to invite to a meeting. With Teams, you post your message in the relevant channel and @mention the people you want to get notified.

New team members can more quickly get up to speed

With Teams, you can quickly get new team members up to speed and engaged in teamwork – no matter where in the world they are located.

Contact our friendly IT experts today

If you’re looking for assistance integrating Microsoft Office 365 and Teams into your business, look no further than Custard. Our team of friendly IT experts can help you and your team facilitate a seamless transition to the software.

Are you ready to make your Office 365 migration a success? Give our friendly team a call on 0800 612 4818 or email us at [email protected].

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We’ve got over two decades of experience in the IT industry, delivering friendly jargon-free IT support and services for businesses across the East Midlands and the UK. We are a fast-growing company that support businesses across many different sectors, from manufacturing companies to charities.

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