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Why Your Microsoft Teams Governance Plan Needs a Lifecycle Model

Why Your Microsoft Teams Governance Plan Needs a Lifecycle Model

In the never-ending search for a good governance plan, it sometimes helps to look at the lifecycle model within an organization. Microsoft Teams has been around for over a year now, with an uptick in growth and implementations across the globe rising.

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Microsoft Launches Free Teams for Collaboration, Slack Gets Better Search, More News

Microsoft Launches Free Teams for Collaboration, Slack Gets Better Search, More News

Microsoft has finally released its freemium version of Teams, its collaboration app which is widely seen as the company’s answer to Slack. The rumor mill has been working overtime about freemium Teams for months and while Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft refused to comment about it officially, there were too many "leaks"

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Microsoft Teams Gets Cortana Integration, IBM’s Plans to Revamp Notes, Domino, More News

Microsoft Teams Gets Cortana Integration, IBM's Plans to Revamp Notes, Domino, More News

Microsoft Teams marked its first anniversary this week and to celebrate, Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft added a number of new features, the most interesting being a Cortana integration and inline message translation. The update will also bring support for voice-interaction through Team-enabled devices like smartphones and conference devices.

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Digital Workplace Newsbyte: Microsoft To Offer Slack-killer Free? Dropbox IPO Warns About Collaboration Market

Digital Workplace Newsbyte: Microsoft To Offer Slack-killer Free? Dropbox IPO Warns About Collaboration Market

It has been on the cards since the very beginning in 2016, but recent reports suggest that Microsoft may be getting ready to launch a freemium version of its Slack competitor Microsoft Teams. The launch of a freemium version would certainly make sense.

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Microsoft Teams: The Good, The Bad, The ‘Is it Ready?’

Microsoft Teams: The Good, The Bad, The 'Is it Ready?'

Microsoft made Microsoft Teams generally available to Office 365 customers in March. Since then, it has made its way into the realm of those making decisions about technology. Our customers are starting to ask questions about the tool and how they can best use it.

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Microsoft Is Sending Collaboration Loopy

Microsoft Is Sending Collaboration Loopy

At Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference in September, the most popular slide was the one that tried to make sense of Office 365. The slide was shown once again at the European SharePoint conference in mid-November. The consensus found it a helpful clarification and thought it made a lot of sense.

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How Microsoft Teams Encourages Employee Collaboration

How Microsoft Teams Encourages Employee Collaboration

Collaboration is a worthy investment: It optimizes individual efforts, enables productive outcomes and fosters an environment conducive to innovation.  As an executive, there are times when you want to adopt solutions not only because they work, but also because they satisfy the preferences of your employees.

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Microsoft Increases Team Size to Attract Enterprises

Microsoft Increases Team Size to Attract Enterprises

Microsoft announced a significant upgrade to its Teams collaboration app this week, bumping up the number of people allowed in a single Team from 999 to 2500.  The company indicated it might further increase this limit in the future. A Quiet Increase to Teams' Limits When Teams launched last November

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Is Microsoft Teams the ‘Portal’ We’ve Been Looking For?

Is Microsoft Teams the 'Portal' We've Been Looking For?

On day one of Microsoft Ignite, the company announced its Teams collaboration product would become the “hero client” for all communications functionality in Office 365 going forward.  Teams will subsume the functionality of Skype for Business for Office 365 users, bringing voice, video calling and even plain old telephone services

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