Episode 3: Managing & Using Microsoft Teams
Post-Ignite there’s been plenty of chatter about Microsoft’s decision to eventually phase out Skype for Business for Office 365 subscribers in favor of Microsoft Teams. The workplace communication app became generally available for Office 365 subscribers in March of 2017 and continues to accrue Skype for Business features.
At Lakeside, we’ve been experiencing this shift first hand as part of Microsoft’s early adoption program for Teams. While our journey to Teams has been relatively smooth (in part thanks to our ability to request features from Microsoft), we know that, for many enterprises, changes in key software often require significant IT effort. The SaaS nature of Office 365 in general has necessitated a new IT approach to monitoring and managing the workplace suite.
Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Kaushal Mehta, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, who works with developers and customers on the early beta for Teams. Mehta shared his insights on managing Microsoft Teams:
Read the entire article here, Episode 3: Managing & Using Microsoft Teams
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