20 Productivity Tips for Microsoft Teams

In a webinar earlier today, I joined Russ Basiura (@russbasiura) from Accel365 to present “20 Tips to Improve Productivity with Microsoft Teams,” with each of us providing 10 tips and providing demos and screen shots with commentary. Rather than go back and forth with each of our tips, we both shared 5 at a time, highlighting the following tips:

  1. Using Tags to group people [5:30]
  2. Searching for your content [13:14]
  3. Using the Website Tab for SharePoint Search [19:27]
  4. Reordering your Teams [22:53]
  5. Sending a Quick Email to External Users [25:17]
  6. The new Teams and Outlook integrated experience [28:13]
  7. Channel cross-posting [32:54]
  8. Testing your call quality with /TestCall [35:58]
  9. Connecting to your cloud storage [39:04]
  10. Using the Immersive Reader [44:42]
  11. Finding people with Whobot [47:22]
  12. Adding data intake with Microsoft Forms [51:03]
  13. Signing a PDF with Office Mobile App [56:49]
  14. (shared tip) Using the new Office App
  15. Previewing the new Microsoft Lists [59:30]
  16. Pinning a Channel [1:01:53]
  17. Pinning Apps to the left-hand rail [1:03:45]
  18. Adding the Yammer Communities App [1:05:12]
  19. Giving people Praise [1:08:50]
  20. The Microsoft Teams Adoption Guide [1:10:23]

Our slide deck is available here, and you can watch the entire webinar recording below:

Christian Buckley

Christian is a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP, and an award-winning product marketer and technology evangelist, based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He is the Director of North American Partner Management for leading ISV Rencore (https://rencore.com/), leads content strategy for TekkiGurus, and is an advisor for both revealit.TV and WellnessWits. He hosts the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.

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