Microsoft Teams | Latest Updates

Ross MacKenzie
Categories: Product Updates
Tags: Microsoft Teams
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There's a lot more to shout about with Microsoft Teams, following further platform updates which let you communicate better.

Communicate Better:

New updates to Teams' communication functions make the organisation and running of meetings seem like a piece of cake. Try these for size:

  • Microsoft Team Rooms: This rebrand of Skype rooms feature simplifies the scheduling and management of meetings.

  • Teams-only Mode: This new mode give you more communication options by making Teams the primary communication for users. It's accessed via the Microosft Teams and Skype for Business admin centre.

Business collaboration make simple:

IT admins can now benefit from a huge upgrade to user activity and analytics. Thanks to great new device and team usage reports, you can now see just who in your organisation is using Microsoft Teams to its fullest.

What's more, a new Team template feature allows IT administrators create pre-defined, best-practice Team templates. Also, new from Microsoft, are ready-to-use industry specific templates that cater to sectors such as education and retail.

First line in the mobile front line

First line workers can now achieve more with Microsoft Teams thanks to powerful mobile features including location sharing and smart camera. This great new mobile experience is fully customizable so first line workers can adjust to their own circumstances.

Channeling chat:

The already superb functionality of Microsoft bots has gotten even slicker with new updates which include creating 1:1 chats with specified users and bringing up a list of channels within a team. You may also like to know about some very useful apps within Microsoft Teams, such as Mindmeister that's popular because it makes brainstorming sessions simpler. A new Mindmeister update now lets you view your whole dashboard from Teams.

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